Mrs. Herman

    PHONE: 972-747-3308

    EMAIL: debra.herman@allenisd.org

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    TUTORING TIMES: Weekday mornings with any ELA-7 teacher as well as by appointment

    CONFERENCE TIME: 12:58 - 1:46 M-F

    RE-DO POLICY: Refer to Student and Campus Handbook via Canvas Board

    LATE WORK POLICY: Refer to District and Campus Handbook via Canvas Board

    MAKE-UP WORK POLICY: ELA-7 follows district and campus policy

    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 independent 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.

    English 7 Pre-AP/IB: No Prequalification for this Course. English 7 Pre-AP/IB is a course that emphasizes the development of advanced composition skills. The course is designed to enable students to develop higher critical thinking skills as preparation for the Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate English courses at the 11th and 12th grade levels.

    Bachelor of Science 

    Magna Cum Laude: high level of academic honors

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