Poetry Out Loud
For the first time, all YHS students are participating in the acclaimed Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest! The school wide competition will take place January 10, 2012. The winner will advance to the state competition in February. Click on the above link for more information!
YHS Essential Learnings for Language Arts
Common Assessments for Writing
Writing Assessment Portfolio (WAP)
Students at Yarmouth High School have multiple opportunities to demonstrate their mastery of the Writing Process. Over the course of four years, students write in a variety of genres and collect their best work for their end of the year portfolio. As graduation approaches, students have a completed portfolio of twenty common assessments in writing.
Grade 9 WAP Descriptors
Grade 10 WAP Descriptors
Grade 11 WAP Descriptors
Grade 12 WAP Descriptors
Common Assessment Standard English Conventions Grades 9-12
Standard English Conventions Rule Sheet