Miss Onore

Miss Sarah Onore

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Bachelor of Arts in Secondary English Education

Miss Sarah Onore

Welcome to 8th Grade LAL!

 

8th Grade LAL

Sarah Onore

Deerfield School

Rm. 31

(908) 232-8828

Sonore@mountainsideschools.org

 

 

Units Covered:

Over the course of the year, students will work through a series of reading and writing units.  Students will read several literary works including short stories, essays, and poems, as well as various non-fiction pieces.  Also, students will compose different writing pieces analyzing or modeling from the accompanying reading materials.

Materials Needed:

Students must come prepared every day with a binder with loose-leaf paper, divided into “Do Now,” “Mini-Lesson Notes,” and “Writing Notebook” sections.  Students must also bring a folder, a highlighter, post-it notes, and a pen.  Students should also have an agenda book where they can record their daily homework assignments.  Students must come prepared to class with their independent reading novel every day.

 

Grading Guidelines:

Academic

70%

-Writing Assignments/Assessments

Habits of Learning

 

30%

-Engagement, Completion &

Participation

 

 

Late Policy (for the above)-

Academic Assignments- Deduction of 10% per day late

Habits of Learning- Half credit awarded one day late, further outstanding assignments not accepted

 

LAL Homework Reminders-

Homework assignments are always due the following day, unless otherwise advised.

ALL homework is due at the beginning of the class period, unless otherwise advised.

If a student missed class due to absence, it is his/her responsibility to make up missed work.

ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO READ INDEPENDENTLY EVERY NIGHT- Academic classes- 20 min/20 pgs per night, Honors class- 30 min/30 pgs per night

 

*I am available everyday OP for extra help, just ask for a pass!