Language Arts Additional Info

Course Description & Class Objectives:
In Language Arts class this year, we will practice developing skills as critical thinkers, readers, writers, speakers, and listeners.  Through a variety of literary genres (fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry), we will analyze, evaluate, and interpret text.  We will also routinely engage in writing for a variety of purposes.  In addition, ongoing vocabulary instruction will focus on Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, suffixes, and context clues.

Please click HERE for a curriculum overview for 2020-2021

Classroom Expectations:
1.  Be Respectful: 
Be kind to each other.  Period.  The end.
2.  Be Responsible: 
listen, participate, ask thoughtful questions, and submit all           work on time
3.  Be Ready: 
Arrive to class (both virtual & in-person) on time with all materials

Daily Schedule:
Homeroom:  8:05 - 8:10
Block One:  8:10 - 9:21
Block Two:  9:25 - 10:36
Block Three:  10:40 - 12:16 (lunch 10:50 - 11:15)
Block Four:  12:20  - 1:46
Block Five:  1:50 - 3:15

Grades Breakdown:
Assessments = 60%
Classwork / Skills Practice  = 40%