Summer Reading

6th-8th Summer Reading Guidelines.docx
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6 Book Recommendations

7-8 Book Recommendations

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Language Arts Resources

Welcome to Mr. Aboumoussa & Mrs. Waxmonsky’s Middle School Language Arts page. Click on the book icons below to access resources such as syllabi, textbooks, workbooks, and curricula for a particular grade level. Also, you’ll find a variety of links from both our textbook publisher and general sites which are available for practice, lessons, study, homework help, and reference, along with access portals to various school programs such as Accelerated Reader and Criterion Writing Evaluation. Categories include reading, writing, grammar, speech, vocabulary, spelling, reference, poetry, research, and word roots. Also click on the religion and video buttons above to access his religion and video class pages.

6th Grade – Mrs. Waxmonsky

History videos

6th: Level A

7th Grade – Mr. Aboumoussa

History videos
7th: Level B

8th Grade – Mr. Aboumoussa

History videos

8th: Level C

Reading Resources

AR Home Connect

Find a Book

Scholastic Books

Choosing a Novel

Poetry & Shakespeare

Poetry / Shakespeare

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Short Story Database

Reading organizers

Reading Glossary

Literary Analysis Q’s

Mythology Links

Audio Books

Teachers First

Story Nory

Argumentation & Fallacies

Holt Level Up tutorials.  Make sure pop-up blocker is off.

Elements of Argument

Logical Fallacies

Analyzing Arguments

Persuasive Tech

Philosophical Chairs doc
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Socratic Seminars docs
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Syllogism example


St. Francis De Sales

Saint Francis [1567-1622, patron of writers] explained the teachings of the Catholic faith in very simple and clear language … Francis wrote wonderful books about the spiritual life and the way to become holy. His books are still available in bookstores today and are considered spiritual classics.

6th Revision Lessons

Speaking & Listening