Jennifer Booher

8th Grade English

662-429-4154

I am available Monday - Friday 8 am - 3 pm through email or on School Status.

    WELCOME!

PLEASE GO TO DCS/HMS SCHOOLOGY TO VIEW CLASS UPDATES.

MOST OF THE WEEKS' LESSONS WILL BE THERE WITH REMINDERS AND ASSIGNMENTS IF YOU ARE ABSENT OR ARE QUARANTINED.


WELCOME TO MRS. BOOHER'S 8TH GRADE ENGLISH HOME PAGE!

 

                                                                          PLEASE SEE DCS/HMS SCHOOLOGY PLATFORM FOR WEEKLY ASSIGNMENTS.

 

 

THIS YEAR WE WILL READ, WRITE, DISCUSS,

WRITE ABOUT OUR READING, PRESENT, AND MORE,

FOLLOWING OUR DCS PACING GUIDE

AND

OUR MS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS STANDARDS!

9 WEEKS UNIT THEMES:

1ST=, 2ND=, 3RD=, AND 4TH=

OBJECTIVES for EACH  9 WEEKS

VARIES BY CLASS BASED ON TESTING RESULTS, BUT INCLUDES

reading FICTION and NONFICTION, citing text evidence,

determining central idea, understanding figurative/connotative language,

writing informatively, reviewing grammar in writing, and

building spelling and vocabulary skills

 

(CHECK SCHOOLOGY FOR MORE INFORMATION!)

SSR = SILENT SUSTAINED READING (UNINTERRUPTED SILENT READING IN CLASS FOR 20 MINUTES DAILY FROM A SELF-CHOSEN BOOK)

 

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL: WARREN CENTRAL IN VICKSBURG, MS (GRADUATED 1982)

COLLEGE:  MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY  (GRADUATED 1987)

I HAVE BEEN TEACHING 28 YEARS, AND  I HAVE BEEN AT HMS FOR 23 YEARS TEACHING 8TH GRADE ENGLISH. 

I HAVE TAUGHT HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH FOR GRADES 9 AND 10, SPEECH, YEARBOOK, SPANISH, AND MYTHOLOGY.

I HAVE SPONSORED THE YEARBOOK, STUDENT COUNCIL, AND BOOK CLUBS IN THE PAST.

I HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR 30 YEARS TO MY HUSBAND, MICHAEL, AND WE HAVE ONE SON, SAMUEL, WHO GRADUATED FROM HHS IN 2013.  HE ATTENDED NORTHWEST COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR ONE YEAR AND IN 2017 GRADUATED FROM MSU - LIKE HIS MOTHER!  HE WORKS IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY AND WAS  MARRIED IN MAY OF THIS YEAR TO LAURA TRIPLETT, WHO TEACHES AT SIS!  WE HAVE FIVE SPOILED CATS.  WE HAVE LIVED IN HERNANDO SINCE SAM WAS 5 YEARS OLD.  WE PREVIOUSLY LIVED IN MEMPHIS, NEW ORLEANS, AND VICKSBURG, MS.  I LOVE CATS, ANTIQUES, AND BOOKS.  I AM AN AVID READER!