7th Grade Language Arts
2019 - 2020
Welcome to Seventh Grade Language Arts!
Teacher Bio: Ms. Cooper has been teaching for eight years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree (2010) in Special Education from Western Carolina University.
Course Description: English Language Arts students will be actively involved in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar building. A variety of research based instructional methods will be used in the classroom, including cooperative grouping, individual projects, presentations, enrichment, and acceleration. The purpose of this course is to teach scholars to love learning, thinking and reading!
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES---Language and Literature
- Read widely to promote a lifelong interest in language and literature
- Respond appropriately to a variety of texts
- Develop a critical and creative approach to studying and analyzing literature
- Develop language skills through interdisciplinary work
- Consider the role of literature both culturally and historically
- Reflect on the learning process in various ways and at various stages
- Empathize with real people and fictional characters as and when appropriate
Academic Grading Scale:
A = 90 – 100
B = 80 – 89
C = 70 – 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 50 – 59
45% Class work / Participation
45% Tests and Quizzes
Absences and Late Work: You are responsible for making up homework and classwork when you are absent. Please see Ms. Cooper when you return to school.
Progress Reports: Progress reports with students grade and conduct will be sent home every 3rd week after each new grading period begins. Parents are required to sign and return the reports upon receipt.
- Be Respectful. Be respectful of your peers, teacher, yourself, the environment (classroom), and materials (books, equipment). Raise your hand quietly before speaking.
- Be Prepared for class.
- Be Safe.
- Be Responsible.
Conferences and Communication: Parent conferences can be scheduled by calling the main office 704 295 - 3120 or by emailing Ms. Cooper at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Entering the classroom
- Students go to their seat and do the following:
- Warm Up assignment
- Voice Level 1.
Students will not be permitted to leave the classroom for any reason during the first 10 minutes of class, unless an emergency occurs.
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