Reading Expectations & One Pagers

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 Reading Expectations and Testing Guidelines  
 

8th Grade Language Arts

 

 

 

Independent Reading Expectations

2017-2018


No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.         - Confucius


Requirements

Students in Advanced Language Arts are expected to read two books per calendar month, September through May.

  • One Book Challenge Book

  • One Free Choice; 5 point minimum/8 points is preferred

Upon completing the book, students will complete a “One-Pager,” a one-page reflection of the book read. Students may read and complete the One-Pagers at their own pace, as long as assignment is turned in on or before the due date.

Due Dates

One-Pagers are due on the last school day of each month. Dates marked with an asterisk * have been changed due to testing or grade reporting deadlines.

September 29 December 15* March 30

October 31 January 31 April 30

November 30 February 28 May 18*

Grades

Students will earn one major grade for each book read and One-Pager completed.


 

 

 

 

               

               

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