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Carl Sandburg Middle School
The Language of Literature
Read on own
Read at comfortable reading level or read up
NO novels that also have film/movie without
prior teacher permission
Short assignment due for each
ALLOWS SELF EXPRESSION
CREATES AWARENESS OF AUDIENCE
Response to a question
Answering the question that is asked
(short and long)
Participation in small group setting
Presentation of projects
Reading aloud to class and in class
AIDING IN UNDERSTANDING
IDENTIFYING NEW VOCABULARY
PREPARED FOR CLASS
Composition Notebook- a one subject notebook
Binder with paper (1” works best) and dividers
Pens – blue or black ink (NO other color
accepted on work handed in)
Assignments (add to approximately one
Writings (drafts and final revisions)
work is accepted on an individual
basis – depending upon originality of
writing/thought asked for
• Daily Assignments? Not usually.
• Novel Reports? Yes, with 10% penalty per day
• Writing Assignments? Yes, with 10%
penalty per day.
• Worksheets & Practices? no
• Homework Pass given each
CHECK HOME ACCESS
Update your information!
ABSENCE & MAKE-UP WORK
for work missed!!
Check folders in classroom!
Email / talk to teacher
Call a reliable friend
Deadline: one week after return unless teacher
USING ANOTHER’S WORK
Plagiarism is presenting someone else's
work as if it were your own, whether you
mean to or not.
( http://www.best-quotes-poems.com/plagiarism-quotes.html )
“There is much difference between imitating a
man and counterfeiting him.”
- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.