• Welcome to 7th Grade ELA 

     Mrs. Karas


    Welcome Back!  2022-2023

    Greetings, my incredibly talented new students! As we embark on this "middle of middle school" journey, please know I am here to support and help you be an absolute success. As your slightly technology-challenged teacher, we will navigate this journey with support and encouragement as we "grow" our family into ELA scholars! Let's GO!!



    Please complete your SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENT (especially the graphic organizer), which will be used during the second week of school to complete a graded writing assignment. Please know this assignment is MANDATORY.


    Grading Breakdown: 

    Summative~50%~Tests, major projects (minimum 3 each MP)

    Formative~40%~ Quizzes, minor projects (minimum of 5 each MP)

    Independent Practice ~ 10%~homework, in-class Do Nows (number varies per MP)


    ELA Class Overview

    * Google Classroom Policies (also found on the RMS website)

    * Novels (3 per year) Short Stories (3-5 per MP), Poetry (1 unit per year)

    * Vocabulary (10-20 words corresponding with each story)

    * Grammar "refreshers" (to correspond with each reading unit)

    * Journals/Do Nows (3-5 per MP)


    Attention Parents/Guardians
    Please visit your child's Powerschool Portal to view all upcoming due dates for assessments, projects, and homework.



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