8th Grade - Mrs. Amy DelRossi

Welcome to 8th grade!  I hope you are ready for your final year at St. Mark School.  I look forward to having a very productive and enjoyable year with all of you.  Remember, St. Mark School is the "BEST IN BUCKS COUNTY."

Parents, if you need to contact me, please do so by email or text.  Please contact me between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm, and I will get back to you as soon as possible.  Any emails or texts will not be answered until the following day, Thank you.


A NOTE FROM THE TEACHER

Saint Mark School

Saint Mark School
8th Grade Supply List
The following will be provided by Saint Mark School:
Theme tablets
Blue marble composition books

The following must be purchased outside of school:

4  1- subject spiral notebooks (11 x 8.5) NOT 8.5 x 11 (must have a plastic cover, not cardboard)
1 3-subject spiral notebook (11 x 8.5) NOT 8.5 x 11 (must have a plastic cover, not cardboard)
Sharpened pencils/mechanical pencils
Black pens
Red pens
Hi-lighter
3 two-pocket folders
1 STANDARD SIZED pencil case
1 pack of colored pencils (no more than 12)
1 pack of crayons (no more than 24)
1 pack of THICK markers ( SHARPIES are not permitted)
1 plastic standard sized art box (ABOUT 8 x 5 inches)
1 roll of scotch tape
1 pair of scissors
2 glue sticks
1 MINI stapler
Texas Instruments TI-30 IIS calculator (if you do not have from last year)
Backpack
1 STRONG draw string bag
1 SMALL dictionary

**All textbooks must be covered with a book sock (2) or brown paper**
**All workbooks must be covered with clear contact paper**

The following Trade Books will be used throughout the year.  Please purchase the books according to the schedule below:

September:

The House on Mango Street  By:  Sandra Cisneros

November:  The Diary of Anne Frank  By:  Anne Frank

January:

Does My Head Look Big In This? By:  Randa Abdel-Fattah

March:

A Mango-Shaped Space  By:  Wendy Mass



​​​​​​​Summer Reading
8th Grade

Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish  by:  Pablo Cartaya

Please read the above novel, and on the first day of school, turn in:

1st paragraph:
-title
-author
-genre
-summary

2nd paragraph:
-favorite part of story and why it is your favorite part
-recommendation
  **be very descriptive**
**be sure to explain your reasoning for the recommendation**

Heading:
-full school heading (underlined)
-center title:  Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak English
                  Summary/Recommendation
-12 inch font double spaced
-Times New Roman



RUBRIC

Content (20 points)                        ______________
-summary
-title
-author
-genre
-summary
-favorite part
-recommendation

Grammar (20 points)        ______________
-spelling
-punctuation
-usage

Heading (5 points)              ______________
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