Updated: 08/28/2016 | Faculty | 815-434-7925 | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started with District 141: 2000
Students are expected to read their Independent Reading (IR) books each night. Fifty pages and writing about the book will be due each Monday for a grade in the Independent Reading category for Literature.
Journal Prompt Sheet Quarter 1: First entry due Friday, September 2nd.
Current Classroom Reads: “Thank You, M’am” by Langston Hughes
What’s happening in Literature and Language Arts? All students who were in attendance on Thursday, August 25th will have an IR book to read.
August 29 - September 2
Lit: 20 pages in IR due/write about your book/ Intro journals (due Friday)/begin Book Jacket presentations
LA: Computer lab for MAP Testing (LA)
Lit: Begin Signposts (Contrast and Contradiction) with “Thank You, M’am”
LA: Sentence errors/find varieties while reading/conjunction list—quiz Thursday
Lit: Computer lab for MAP Testing (LIT)
LA: Computer lab for MAP Testing (LIT)
Lit: Signpost (A-Ha Moment) Work on “Thank You, M’am” Analysis Questions
LA: Conjunction quiz/sentence combining with conjunctions
Lit: Signpost (Memory Moment) Rough Draft of Letter to Mrs. Jones or Roger
LA: Sentence error corrections
Textbooks are kept in my classroom but can be sent home as needed for assignment completion. Students just need to ask me for one!
You can access Google Drive from home. Your login and password are the same as they are at school. Go to gmail.com. Remember to enter your full email address.
CATEGORIES FOR GRADES
Daily Work 45%
Independent Reading 50%
Daily Work 45%
Independent Writing 50%
MAP Goal Setting
Late Work Policy
Late work will be accepted, but points will be deducted from the grade. Corrections can be made to any assignments. The original work and corrected work should be returned to the teacher the next school day. Absent work should be completed and turned in as soon as possible.
- loose leaf paper
- pens (blue/black)
- red pen
- IR book
- writing notebook
- A - 100 - 90
- B - 89 - 80
- C - 79 - 70
- D - 69 - 60
- F - 59 - 00