8th Grade ELA

Hello! Welcome to Grade 8 Room 128. My name is Ms. Allison Gerczyk and I am excited to start a new school year! Students are expected to check the class website daily for assignments and class updates. I look forward to having a productive and successful year. If you need to reach me, you can e-mail me at: agerczyk@northwoodcs.org.   

This year we will be reading the following novels: 
  • Night by Elie Wiesel 
  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Grading Criteria: 
  • Tests/ End of Unit Assessments - 30%
  • Writing Assessments/ Essays - 30%
  • Classwork / Homework - 20%
  • Quizzes - 10%
  • Independent Reading - 10%

8th Grade Info: 
  • Picture Day: Thursday, November 15th 
  • Noon Dismissal Friday, November 16th
  • 8th grade students need to bring in money for their Class Dues. The cost is $100 and can be paid in installments of $25.00 (check or cash). Students can give the money for their class dues to their homeroom teacher. 
  • Northwood is requesting that ALL students bring in $5.00 of the class dues for their classroom shirts. All money can be submitted to the homeroom teacher. 
  • Please check the MMS system for your child's updated Reading grade.   

Homework: Homework will be given daily Monday - Thursday.  All homework assignments are posted weekly on Google Classroom. Please refer to your child's Google Classroom Cycle.