Welcome to 8th Grade Laptop English by FB80043

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									Welcome to 8th Grade
      English
          Beth Sarachman
      (949) 858-5144 ext. 365
     Bsarachman@stjohns-es.org
 www.stjohns-es.org/bsarachman
 Office Hours: Tuesdays, 3:15-4:00
       Homework Policy/Grades
1.   Homework posted on the board daily and
     on my website weekly.
2.   Late homework: only accepted 24 hours
     after due date for 50% credit
3.   Grades= Vocab/Grammar: 30%,
     Literature: 30%, Writing Workshop 40%
4.   Grades posted on school website, updated
     weekly.
        Curriculum: Reading
1.   Books read: Flowers for Algernon,
     The Diary of Anne Frank (play
     adaptation), Animal Farm, The
     Westing Game.
2.   Independent reading: one book per
     trimester, specified genre with an
     in-class assessment at the end of
     the trimester.
       Curriculum: Writing
1. Types: Narrative-biographical,
   persuasive, response to literature**,
   poetry, poetry response, career-
   related.
2. Research paper: 3rd trimester, 10-
   12 pages on a chosen career
     Curriculum: Vocab, Grammar,
            Public Speaking

1.    Vocabulary: Wordly Wise 3000
2.    Grammar: Daily Warm ups
3.    Speeches: one per trimester
            The Last One!!!
1.   Discipline policy: posted on website
2.   Before/After school help
3.   Attendance/make-up work

								
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