Syllabus 2014-2015 School Year
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English 7 Syllabus
Mrs. Leann Alford
Maury River Middle School Phone: (540) 463-3129
Figurative Language, Vocab/Spelling, Elements of Literature, Diagramming Sentences, Punctuation Fiction/Nonfiction, Parts of Speech, Writing Personal Narratives, Sentence Structure, Independent Reading, Expository Writing, Research Project, and Analyze mass media messages
By the end of this course you will be able to: comprehend vocabulary on your grade level, read text meant for your grade level, label sentences, write several different types of text, research information used to complete projects.
Late home work will be penalized accordingly:
One day late- 10 point deduction
Two days late- 20 point deduction
Three days late- 30 point deduction (Homework will not be accepted after three days)
***If students have an excused absence they will have 3 days to complete their work for full credit.
I expect you to keep up with your notebook. Notebooks are expected to be neat and organized. There will be a quiz grade each nine weeks on your notebook. This will include neatness, as well as your ability to follow directions during class while building your notebook.
Be on Time!
**Every student must be in the room before the bell rings.
**This includes not sitting on desks, keeping your hands and feet to yourself and not talking while someone else
Be Prepared! Be Prepared! Be Prepared!
**When you come to class, always bring a pencil with an eraser, lined notebookpaper, notebook(s), homework
(if we had any) and a positive attitude for learning. Pencils need to be sharpened before class! If you do not have a
supply, pencil, paper, glue, etc…ask for this before class starts. I will lend students supplies, they must be returned.
Composition Book/One Subject Notebook – Journal
Three Subject Notebook: Section 1 – Bellwork, Section 2 – Vocabulary, Section 3 – Spelling
Binder – Binder pages will be numbered as they are complete. We will keep a table of contents.
Two Pocket Folder – Tic-Tac-Toe forms and work to be completed.