You can expect to… - work hard - have fun - learn something new every day - write often - read continuously - contribute your strengths, interests and opinions to our class - ask questions - receive help any time you need it
Materials you will need EVERY DAY: - your assignment book - pencil case with 5 pencils and eraser - one blue or black pen -one colored pen (for correcting purposes only) -multiple highlighters -post-it notes -the book you are currently reading -13 pocket folder - Notebook Behavior expected EVERY DAY: - I bring all of my materials to class each day. - I arrive on time -check my mailbox & put mail away in proper folder -complete Daily Language Review -Soft Start - I am courteous, cooperative and respectful of all learning styles and paces. - I show kindness and respect to my classmates and teachers. - I treat all materials appropriately. - I ask for clarification if I am confused.
Homework: Homework is absolutely necessary for you to practice the skills you have learned in class.
Homework Guidelines: -Record all assignments in your agenda book and be prepared to explain your assignments to a teacher or an adult if necessary. -In addition to any other homework, it is expected that you will read for 30 minutes each night.
Language Arts Buddies: Choose two students to serve as your Language Arts buddy. You should contact your Language Arts buddy if you: - are absent - forgot your homework - have a question or are confused about an assignment (Each student chose two Language Arts buddies during the first week of school)
Extra Help: Extra help is readily available to all students. All you need to do is ask, and we’ll schedule a time to meet. Please be prepared with specific questions.
We are looking forward to an exciting and productive year!!