8th Grade ELAR and Pre AP ELAR

Course Descriptions & Expectations

  • 8th Grade ELAR

Description of Class:

Students will read and write a wide variety of literary texts in accordance with the 8th grade TEKS objectives. Students will also conduct research and learn how to use oral and written English Language conventions. The use of technology will be a crucial part of class instruction and assignments.

 

Expectations:

Students are expected to:

1.        Show RESPECT, have PRIDE, bring a positive ATTITUDE.

2.         Come to class on time every day prepared and ready to learn.

3.        Adhere to all District, campus, and classroom rules and procedures.

4.        Complete all classroom assignments and homework in a timely manner.

5.        ALWAYS TRY THEIR BEST!

Late work:
Work is expected to be turned in on the due date the teacher gives the class. If a student cannot reach this due date, late work will not be accepted. If a student is absent for personal or extracurricular reasons, it is the student's responsibility to make up the assignment.

      Teacher will give student the exact number of days he/she were absent to turn in the assignment. For instance, if a student was absent 1  day, they will have 1 extra day to turn in their work; if absent 2 days, they will have 2 extra days to turn in the work. Teacher may place a cap on the amount of extra days a student is given to turn in an assignment, if they are absent for more than 5 consecutive school days.    

 
Consequences:
If students fail to adhere to any of the district, campus, or classroom rules/procedures disciplinary action will be taken. Disciplinary action will include, but not be limited to: Verbal warning, student- teacher conference, lunch/after school detention, phone call to parent or guardian, parent/guardian conference with teacher, referral to office, ISS.
 
  • 8th Grade Pre AP ELAR

Description of Class:

Students will read and write a wide variety of advanced literary material in accordance with the 8th grade TEKS objectives. Students will analyze literature to gain a deeper understanding of the text being read, and be able to understand why an author is utilizing certain literary techniques and devices. Pupils will also conduct research and learn how to use oral and written English Language conventions. The use of technology will be a crucial part of class instruction and assignments.
 

Expectations:

Students are expected to:

1.        Show RESPECT, have PRIDE, bring a positive ATTITUDE.

2.         Come to class on time every day prepared and ready to learn. 

3.        Adhere to all District, campus, and classroom rules and procedures.

4.        Complete all classroom assignments and homework in a timely manner.

5.        ALWAYS TRY THEIR BEST!


Late work:

       Work is expected to be turned in on the due date the teacher gives the class. If a student cannot reach this due date, late work will
      not be accepted
.  If a student is absent for personal or extracurricular reasons, it is the student's responsibility to make up the
      assignment.


            Teacher will give student the exact number of days he/she were absent to turn in the assignment. For instance, if a student was

            absent 1 day, they will have 1 extra day to turn in their work; if absent 2 days, they will have 2 extra days to turn in the work.

           Teacher may place a cap on the amount of extra days a student is given to turn in an assignment, if they are absent for more 

           than 5 consecutive school days.

 

           Consequences:

           If students fail to adhere to any of the district, campus, or classroom rules/procedures disciplinary action will be taken.

            Disciplinary action will include, but not be limited to: Verbal warning, Stage 1 Notification, student- teacher conference,

            lunch/after school detention, phone call to parent or guardian, parent/guardian conference with teacher, referral to office, ISS.

 
 
Last Modified on August 17, 2016
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