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 Work is expected to be turned in on the due date the teacher gives the class. If a student cannot reach this due date 5 points will be deducted for everyday that the assignment is late for up to 5 days. If the assignment is more than 5 days late it will become a zero.

       
 
CoConsequences:
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 Work is expected to be turned in on the due date the teacher gives the class. If a student cannot reach this due date 5 points will be deducted for everyday that the assignment is late for up to 5 days. If the assignment is more than 5 days late it will become a zero.

 

       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.
 
 
Last Modified on August 16, 2013