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    Debra Fourcand

     English-7 Resource

     PHONE: 972-747-3308

     EMAIL: Debra.Fourcand@allenisd.org

     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.