7th Grade Self-Contained Language ArtsWelcome to 7th Grade Self-Contained Language Arts. The purpose of this course is to address core curricular content while maintaining an appropriate pace for understanding. The goal is to improve listening, speaking, reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.FOCUS: Grammar instruction, writing instruction, reading comprehension, current events, and study skills.GRADING:25% test25% written essays40% participation10% homeworkMATERIALS: All students need to have a pencil/pen daily, their agenda, any completed homework, and a folder with a notebook (or a binder for the class).All students are to participate fully during class and complete in class assignments on a daily basis. Students are to behave appropriately following the rules of the SHMS code of conduct. Disrespectful and disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.
Please remember to check your child's agenda nightly. Additionally, please remember to check the grade portal on the district website regularly. Students have access to the 2018-2019 Google Classroom page for Self-Contained 7th Grade Language Arts. Additionally, students should refer to the 7th Grade Assignments Google Document: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQJ1pqDMEpWn60EJxJqrVab3CHlPwVTeB_ew8MN9jERjGqRWf8a-TtqmyUc8AHp3hOb0CQx8qE2pZFB/pubhtml
All students are welcome to stay after school from 2:35-3:05 for extra help. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (610) 892-3470 ext 7209. I look forward to a successful school year!