Welcome! Ms. Tenner- 8th Grade English

  • Cathy Tenner

    EMAIL: catherine.tenner@allenisd.org

    PHONE: 972-747-3308

    CONFERENCE PERIOD: 3rd period (10:08-10:55am)

    TUTORING TIMES: M-Th: 3:30-4 or by appointment

    LINK TO CANVAS: canvas.allenisd.org

    LINK TO PORTAL: portal.allenisd.org



      • SpringBoard (class set kept in the classroom)
      • spiral (kept in backpack)
      • pocketed folder (for backpack)
      • book for independent, silent reading time-- 8th graders should have an independent reading book for daily reading at home. You may bring it with you to school or just keep at home. 
      • highlighters 
      • pen and pencil (for backpack)
      • glue stick 
      • colored pencils 
      • Chromebook
      • wired headphones


    Hello, Huskies! I am excited to share this middle school journey with you! This is my third year at Ereckson, and I absolutely love this school. This is going to be a great school year!


    **My most important rules when entering my classroom:

    1. Show respect! Kindness is key: I expect all of my students to treat others the way they want to be treated.

    2. Communicate! I am approachable and ask students not to hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns. Don't ever be afraid to ask for help. That's my job--to help!

    3. Try your best! I want my students to put forth their best effort.


    LATE WORK POLICY: Late work will be accepted no more than 3 days after the due date for ON-LEVEL and 2 days for ADVANCED classes.  Assignments turned in 3-4 days or more after the due date may earn a grade of 0%.  For On-Level courses, students can earn no more than 70% for late work.

    MAKE-UP WORK POLICY: For every day a student is absent, he/she will be provided one class period to complete his/her work for full credit.

    RE-DO POLICY: For On-Level 8th-grade classes, students who earn a grade below 70% on an assignment or assessment are eligible to re-do the assignment or assessment for a maximum grade of 70%.  Advanced ELA 8th grade students who make a grade below 60% may re-do that assignment for a maximum grade of 60%. Students wishing to re-take an assignment or quiz will need to communicate with me in order to do so.


     Please reach out with any questions or concerns!