• Reading Class 8

    What is Expected of YOU and ME?

    BE RESPECTFUL . . . to yourself, to others, and to the school environment.
    BE RELIABLE . . . be prepared and on time for class.  Be ready to LEARN.
    BE RESPONSIBLE . . . for your actions, your possessions, and your education. 
    What Are Our Goals?
    To learn and practice good reading habits
    To learn and practice reading comprehension strategies to be used with a variety of texts
    To practice working collaboratively and independently to complete assignments 
    To develop an APPRECIATION for reading 
    What Materials Will We Use?
    Read 180 Software Program (an individualized computer program designed to meet your specific needs) 
    Scholastic Rbook workbooks 
    A variety of other materials (non-fiction articles, short stories, magazines, etc.)
    How Do I Get Graded?
    Classwork - 50%
         All assignments (warm ups, mini lessons, Rbook tasks, independent work) 
    Read 180 Computer Work -  30%
         Everyday your progress is tracked on Read 180.  Your scores on the spelling, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension assessments will be included in your grade. 
    Effort & Participation - 20%
         Be prepared for class, participate, be on-task in guided groups, during Read 180, and independent practice. 
    What Do I Need EVERYDAY for Reading Class?
    Pencil / Pen
    Independent Reading Book
    Classroom Folder (remains in the classroom)