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Welcome to 8th Grade Language Arts & Literature!

"Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations." -Henry David Thoreau

Mary Sauer

Room 205

msauer@lisle202.org

630-493-8222

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COURSE SYLLABI

SUMMER READING

8th Grade Literature Overview

SSR Requirements:

Students are required to have independent reading novels daily. They will be allotted approximately ten minutes each class period to read on their own. They will receive points for having their book and reading during the time they are given in class. They will also be required to complete quarterly SSR projects, the specifics of which will be discussed in class and are subject to change. Students are encouraged to read outside of class in order to complete assignments.

 

Grading:

Grades are based on the total-point system. Each assignment is given a point value based on the difficulty and importance of the assignment. Grades are based on a percentage of total points each quarter. Students are subjected to the following grade scale:

 

A (90-100)

B (80-89)

C (70-79)

D (60-69)

F (50-59)

 

Required Materials:

Notebook

Literature Textbook and assigned novels

Blue/Black pens or pencils

Independent reading book of your child’s choice


8th Grade Language Arts Overview

Resources: Students can use www.quizlet.com/lisle202 to study for vocabulary units

 

Grading:

Grades are based on the total-point system. Each assignment is given a point value based on the difficulty and importance of the assignment. Students are subjected to the following grade scale:

 

 

A (90-100)

B (80-89)

C (70-79)

D (60-69)

F (50-59)

 

Required Materials:

Notebook

Language Arts Textbook

Grading Utensil (legible color other than blue/black)

Blue/Black pens or pencils