Welcome to English!

This site will help you to know exactly what we are working on in English class!  I am looking forward to a productive and successful year with you all! 

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Progress reports go home today!

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Thursday, 10/2 
Team 8-4 meets in room 218
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Current Curriculum:
Unit 3
Horror Fiction Unit
    The students will be reading Edgar Allen Poe short stories to analyze the elements of a scary story.  They will then compose their own scary story incorporating the story elements.

Curriculum Completed:
Units 1 and 2
The Writing Process/ The Six Traits of Writing

Homework Policy:
Students will earn credit for completed homework as well as bringing all necessary supplies to class.  This is 10% of the student's English grade.  This year I am using a program called No Red Ink.  All of the homework is completed on the computer through the Edmodo account.

Quarterly Assignments:
These assignments are required every quarter in addition to what we are working on in class.
  • Read 2 books
  • Write 2 journal entries using the pamphlet (one for each of your 2 books.)
  • Complete the HW Reading Logs
Each class has Reader's Workshop one period a week during school.

**Don't forget to check out the homework update page!!!    It is updated weekly!!!!   

Quarter 1 Reader's Workshop Assignment Due Dates:

9/12  HWRL #1 (late date 9/19)
9/26  HWRL #2 (late date 9/30)
10/3  Journal Entry #1 
          (late date 10/10)
10/17  HWRL #3 (late date 10/22)
10/24  Journal Entry #2 
           ( Late date 10/29)

All students must read 2 books and complete these assignments!!!!!

Helpful Links:
Quizlet website link:

Link to the Library Web page
(great site to checkout!!!)

Ms. Perron's Math website