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Welcome to 8th Grade English. Beth Sarachman (949) 858-5144 ext. 365 Bsarachman@stjohns-es.org www.stjohns-es.org/bsarachman Office Hours: Tuesdays, 3:15-4:00. Homework Policy/Grades. Homework posted on the board daily and on my website weekly. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Welcome to 8th Grade EnglishBeth Sarachman(949) 858-5144 ext. 365Bsarachman@stjohns-es.orgwww.stjohns-es.org/bsarachmanOffice Hours: Tuesdays, 3:15-4:00

  • Homework Policy/GradesHomework posted on the board daily and on my website weekly.Late homework: only accepted 24 hours after due date for 50% creditGrades= Vocab/Grammar: 30%, Literature: 30%, Writing Workshop 40%Grades posted on school website, updated weekly.

  • Curriculum: ReadingBooks read: Flowers for Algernon, The Diary of Anne Frank (play adaptation), Animal Farm, The Westing Game.Independent reading: one book per trimester, specified genre with an in-class assessment at the end of the trimester.

  • Curriculum: WritingTypes: Narrative-biographical, persuasive, response to literature**, poetry, poetry response, career-related. 2. Research paper: 3rd trimester, 10-12 pages on a chosen career

  • Curriculum: Vocab, Grammar, Public Speaking

    Vocabulary: Wordly Wise 3000Grammar: Daily Warm upsSpeeches: one per trimester

  • The Last One!!!Discipline policy: posted on websiteBefore/After school helpAttendance/make-up work