• Lauren Riley: 8th Grade English/Language Arts

    I have worked at CCMS for the past 3 years teaching both 7th and 8th grade. I am also one of the Student Council sponsors this year and am honored to currently be the head of the ELA department here at CCMS.

    My schedule is:

    1st Period English/Language Arts 8:58 - 9:49 am

    2nd Period Pre AP English/Language Arts 9:53 - 10:44 am

    3rd Period CONFERENCE 10:48 - 11:39 am

    4th   English/Language Arts 11:43-12:45 pm

    Lunch 12:45-1:15 pm

    5th Period English/Language Arts 1:19-2:10 pm 

    6th Period English/Language Arts 2:14-3:05 pm

    7th Period Pre AP English/Language Arts 3:09-4:00 pm



  • Syllabus 8th Grade

    Aug 14-Sep 6         Unit 1: Launching Strong Literacy Habits


    Sep 9-Oct 11          Unit 2: Analyzing and Composing Literary Texts: Fiction and Literary/Narrative Nonfiction District CA 10/8/19


    Oct 15-Nov 8         Unit 3: Analysis and Composition of Informational Texts Campus CA 11/5/19


    Nov 11-Dec 4         Unit 4: Analyzing and Composing Literary Texts: Poetry District CA 12/3/19


    FALL ACADEMIC TARGET WINDOW        Nov 11-Nov 15




    Dec 5-Dec 19          Unit 5: Research-based Synthesis, Creation and Innovation Project to be due by 12/13/19


    WINTER BREAK Dec 20 - Jan 3


    Jan 7-Jan 31          Unit 6: Rhetorically Analyzing and Composing Argumentative Texts Project to be due by 1/28/20


    Feb 3-Feb 21           Unit 7: Analyzing Drama District CA 2/19/20


    MOCK STAAR SHUT DOWN WINDOW        Feb 3-Feb. 7


    Feb 24-May 8          Unit 8: Making Connections Across Genres and STAAR Review (assessments are built in)


    TELPAS Window                                          Feb24-Apr 3


    SPRING BREAK Mar 16-20


    STAAR                                   Apr 6-Apr 9


    STAAR Retest                       May 11-May 15


    May 11-May 27      Unit 9: Analyzing the Craft of our Favorite Author



    Last Day of School MAY 27

8th Grade!
  • Email: lriley@bisdtx.org

    School Phone: 512-772-7425

Last Modified on October 8, 2019