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1 WELCOME PARENTS!!! BIENVENIDOS PADRES!!!

2 Mrs. Stephens’ 8 th grade ELA and Pre-AP ELA! We will study Reading, Vocabulary Writing and Grammar. I’m looking forward to a wonderful year with all my students! I’d love to discuss your child’s grades and/or behavior, but we will not be able to do that today  Please feel free to sign up for a conference appointment! Thank you so much for coming!

3 Everyday Supplies for Class Pencil or pen College Ruled paper 5 Subject Notebook Crayons, Colored Pencils, Markers Glue and scissors

4 How will my child be graded? Calificaciones 60% Tests, Essays & Projects 40% Daily Work, quizzes, homework, AR grade

5 Accelerated Reader Reading is Required! (and it’s good for you) AR will be 2 grades of the 40% category every six weeks (AR cuenta por dos calificaciones de la categoria 40% cada seis semanas) Reading time in ELA 30 minutes home Library Hours (7:30-7:45/3:56-4:15) AR Goals (meta): 1st SW (18 pts) 2nd – 6th SW (20 pts)

6 Accelerated Reader Continued AR Login for Parents Parents: If you would like to keep up to date with your child ’ s AR points, simply follow the steps below. Log on to “ Sharyland ISDHomepage ” Click on “ Academia ” Click on “ AR Home Connect ” Student should log in using their credentials AT the very top of opening page, parents select: “ Setup ” Parents (s) will appear at the bottom of the window.

7 Expectativas de la clase Classroom Expectations Because I respect your child and want your child to learn, I expect that your child will do nothing that: (Porque respeto a su hijo y deseo que el/ella aprende, espero que su hijo no hara nade que:) 1. prevents his/her classmates from learning (impide el aprendizaje de los otros estudiantes) 2. prevents him/her from learning (impide el aprendizaje de si mismo) 3. prevents me from teaching (impide la maestra ense ñ ar) The rules are simple! Please visit my website for a complete list of policies and procedures.

8 Curriculum Plan de Estudios Mirrors and Windows Literature Book Daily Grammar Practice Laying the Foundation

9 How to Contact Mrs. Stephens Conference Period: 3 rd Period 9:57-10:48 a.m. Phone: Ext. 1627

10 How to Access the Class Website Schools: B. L. Gray Faculty McIver, Monica

11 Do you have a Skyward Family Access Password? This password allows you to monitor your child’s grades from your home computer. If you do not have a Skyward Family Access Password, please see Sally Hartman, our school librarian.

12 8 th Grade STAAR Testing TEA requires all 8 th grade students pass the Reading STAAR test in order to be promoted to 9 th grade. It is imperative that you encourage reading at home daily for 30 minutes. STAAR testing days: March 30, 31 & April 21, % Attendance is the district expectation. Please be sure your child attends school on these important testing days.

13 Thank You for joining us for Gracias por venir a... Meet the Teacher Night! *Feel free to browse the classroom!


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