Welcome to Miss Shaw’s
English Language Arts Class
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!”
- Jane Austen
This Week’s To-Do List:
Reading Homework (Due Mondays)
Bell Work (Due Fridays)
Notes: Introductions, Thesis Statements, Transitions, and Conclusions in a Persuasive Essay
Practice: Creating a Working Thesis Worksheet
Practice: Creating an Outline/Research
Students will be asked to turn in their weekly READING HOMEWORK every MONDAY.
Students will be asked to turn in their weekly BELL WORK every FRIDAY.
Students will have a PRE-ASSESSMENT every MONDAY.
Student will have a QUIZ over their weekly lessons every FRIDAY.
Students are required to read at least three A.R. books by the end of this nine weeks:
A.R. Book #1: January 19 (Fiction)
A.R. Book #2: February 2 (Fiction)
A.R. Book #3: February 16 (Non-Fiction)
These due dates are in an effort to help students monitor their progress. Students will not be penalized for taking longer to read their books, as long as they get three read and tested over by the end of the nine weeks.