Curriculum

This semester we will be reading:

1) The Crossover 

By: Kwame Alexander

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Here is a PDF to the text we will be reading in class: https://www.state.lib.la.us/files/LYRC/TheCrossover_BG.pdf

2) Holes

By: Louis Sachar 

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Here is a PDF to the text that will be read in class: www.hrwstf.org/mobile_library/r2etoolkit/holes_questions.pdf 

3) The Outsiders

By: S.E. Hinton

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Here is a link to this outstanding text: nisbah.com/summer_reading/the-outsiders_se_hinton.pdf


Most of my work in my classroom is based on effort rather than correctness. I will be grading on how much effort the student puts forward. For tests and quizzes, I will grade on correctness, but I will offer test corrections for the students if needed to gain back half of the points missed.

Grading Scale

A-90-100%

B-80-89%

C-70-79%

D-60-69%

F-59% or Below