Welcome to 8th Grade English!
GRADING POLICY:

HOMEWORK/PARTICIPATION 10%
VOCABULARY WORKSHOP 10%
READING WORKSHOP 40%
WRITING WORKSHOP 40%
OVERALL GRADE 100%


HOMEWORK POLICY: Graded assignments lose FIVE points for each day after the due date. Check assignments will NOT be accepted late, as we will go over the assignments in class.
ABSENCE POLICY:
*It is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to ask for the missing work and turn it in a timely manner as agreed upon with the teacher.
*If you are absent on the due date of an assignment/test, the assignment is due (test will be given) ON THE DAY of your RETURN.




REQUIRED SUPPLIES
* 2 Marble Composition Books
*1 3-Subject Spiral Notebook
*Scotch Tape
*Pencils/Blue or Black Ink Pens
*Highlighter
*Colored Pencils
*USB Memory Stick

Succeed with P.R.I.D.E.
Preparation –get to class ON-TIME and PREPARED with materials and homework
Respect - show respect for both the feelings and property of classmates, teachers, and yourself
Involvement – be a part of what’s going on in the classroom and in your school
Discipline – conduct yourself in a manner APPROPRIATE to the task. Raise your hand during class discussions, maintain a reasonable volume during group work, and stay on-task throughout class.
Enthusiasm - have FUN and LEARN!

Consequences:
  1. Discussion with teacher.
  2. Parent Contact
  3. Detention
  4. Referral to Office
Please note, acts of bullying, harassment, or violence will be immediately referred to the office.