• Grading Rubric:


    Class work/Participation: 25%

    Homework: 20%

    Quizzes: 25%

    Tests/Projects: 30%


    **The final draft of our writing pieces will be considered a project.


    What We Will Be Using in Class:


    Writer’s Notebook

    o   This composition notebook will be supplied to students; they must bring it to class every day.

    Binder with one Pocket Folder

    o   This binder should be divided into 2 sections: one section for warm-ups & the other for notes. The folder will be used to store handouts.

    Vocabulary Book

    o   This workbook will be given to students as well; exercises in this workbook will frequently be assigned for homework.