CONFERENCE TIME: (M-F) 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
LINK TO CANVAS: https://canvas.allenisd.org
LINK TO TEXTBOOK: https://portal.allenisd.org (login & select SpringBoard)
TUTORING TIMES: (M-F) 8:00 a.m.-8:20 a.m. & after school by appointment
LATE WORK POLICY: Late work will be accepted no more than 3 days after the due date. Assignments turned in 4 days or more after the due date may earn a grade of 0%.
MAKE-UP WORK POLICY: For every day a student is absent, they will be provided one class period to complete their work for full credit.
RE-DO POLICY: Students that earn a grade below a 70% on an assignment or assessment are eligible to re-do the assignment or assessment for a maximum grade of 70%. Intervention, such as tutoring, will be required prior to re-doing the assignment or assessment.
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS: The goals of the English/Language Arts courses are for students to: read and understand a wide variety of literary and informational texts; compose a variety of written texts with a clear controlling idea, coherent organization, and sufficient detail; research to locate a range of relevant sources and evaluate, synthesize, and present ideas and information; listen and respond to the ideas of others while contributing their own ideas in conversations and in groups; and learn how to use the oral and written conventions of the English language in speaking and writing. All students have a required summer reading assignment each year.
English 7: is a course that emphasizes close reading strategies to develop skills in literary analysis and the development of composition skills.