• Welcome to 7th Grade ELA 

     Mrs. Karas

    mkaras@htsdnj.org

    Welcome Back!  2021-2022 

    Greetings, my incredibly talented new students! As we embark on this never-before-experienced 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!!

     

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    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.

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    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)

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    ELA Class Overview

    * Google Classroom Policies (also found on RMS website)

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

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    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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