8th Class Assignment

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Dear 8th grade Students, This year, in Language Arts, you will be responsible for putting together a scrapbook. This scrapbook will be completely about you! You are required to bind this project in a notebook and all pages must have borders. Each page can be slipped into a plastic sleeve to protect it but it is not required. You must have a table of contents and a title page. There will be various entries that will be described to you in the following pages. Relax and enjoy the project. You can’t complete this project in a few days; please don’t wait until the last minute. I will not accept the excuse that your printer isn’t working or that you had a computer glitch that has prevented you from turning…show more content…
Clue: A paragraph contains an opening sentence five to six supporting sentences and a closing sentence. Title this page “Description of Me” and place the information on bordered paper. Also, your descriptions of how your parents would describe you should contain vivid verbs and be very descriptive. Project 3: Self Portrait Draw a self-portrait of yourself. You may use markers, colored pencil, or crayons. Your self-portrait must be an original signed by you. It should be drawn on an 8" X 10" piece of paper that contains a border. Your portrait should be a reflection of how you see yourself. Project 4: Five Mementos of Your Middle School Years Over the years, we save items that remind us of special times. These are called mementos. Attach five mementos from your middle school years to bordered paper and explain in paragraph format why they are so special. These can include special awards you have received, invitations to parties, movie tickets, sports programs,…show more content…
Just for fun, make a list of 10 things you think you will be doing 10 years from now. You may use bullets or simply number your thoughts on paper and list them on paper. Project 21: In My Opinion Select a topic that you have a strong opinion about. Write a letter to the editor of your school newspaper that expresses your opinion about the topic of your choice. We will work on this during class and I will share with you the correct format for writing an opinion letter. Project 22: Collage On an 8"X10" sheet of paper, create a collage of you. Your collage must have a quote to live by in the center of the page surrounded by pictures of your choice. You might include pictures of friends, pets, parents, siblings, important events, etc. Be creative! Most importantly, check with mom and dad before you utilize any
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