Welcome to English!

Your ALWAYS on-going homework is to READ!!!!
(20 mins. nightly)
***See Reading Still Counts Information Below***

"READING STILL COUNTS" INFORMATION:

You will be taking an SRI test in-class (3x a year) to determine your current reading level. Once we know your reading level, you can use it to assist you in choose books that are that appropriate reading level for you.

Your semester goals are due:
#1 December 10
#2 May 28

Your Reading Still Counts goal is determined by your SRI score:
789 or lower = 2 books (for the semester)
790-1009 = 3 books
between 1010-1185 = 4 books
1186 or higher = 5 books

Your Reading grade in Aeries is determined by how well you have met your goal and completed your reading projects:
90-100% = A
80-89%= B
70-79%= C
60-69%= D

Assignments:

  • August 17: Syllabus/ Behavior Contract Due (5p)
  • August 24: Letter to yourself Due (30 p)
  • August 30: Back to School Night 5:30-7pm
  • ALL CURRENT HOMEWORK IS POSTED ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Syllabus

Reading Still Counts




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          7th Grade:

         My Perspectives 

          Unit Two: 

Essential Question: Should we make a home in Space?


 We will be working on Argumentative/ Opinion writing.


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8th Grade: 

 My Perspectives 

Unit Two : What Matters?

Essential Question:  When is it right to take a stand?

We will be working on Argumentative/ Opinion writing



        
    

Copy of Letter to Myself