7th Grade ELAR

7th Grade ELAR

Read 180!

"The more you read, the more you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go!"

- Dr. Suess

Class Rules

  1. Follow directions  



  1. Raise your hand

    for permission to



  1. Raise your hand

   for permission to

   leave your seat.


  1. Make smart




  1. Keep your dear

   teacher HAPPY.

 Class Expectations

  1. Be in your seat when the tardy bell rings.
  2. Put proper heading on all papers.
  3. Do not use electronic devices in class without teacher permission.
  4. Use restroom during passing breaks.
  5. Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  6. Bring all of your supplies to class daily.
  7. Complete all of your work and turn it in on time.
  8. All school rules and policies shall be observed within the classroom.    


Course Description 

Welcome to Read 180! Our focus this school year will be learning and developing our skills as critical thinkers, and readers. The development and mastery of these important literary skills not only is important to achieving success on your STAAR test, it is also a skill that you need in order to be successful  in other school subjects, building strong relationships with others, and attaining a flourishing career as an adult. Basically, the quality of life you experience now thorough adulthood will depend a lot on how well you read. So I’m sure you can guess what we’ll be doing a lot of this year!

What do I get if I follow class rules?

Think of it this way if you behave and follow instructions then you and everyone else in class gets to learn and have fun.  Some possible rewards for continuous appropriate behavior are 1. Satisfaction of learning(How awesome is that!) 2. Improved skills 3.Verbal praise 4.Positive note to parents 5.Prizes such as food, and pencils 6.Special class activities(games. phone time, etc)

What are the consequences if I don’t follow class rules?

  1. Warning: the teacher provides a verbal reprimand/reminder to cadet.
  2. Lunch Detention: short time spent during lunch to contemplate conduct.
  3. Parent will be contacted.
  4. After school detention.
  5. Referral to Administration

What happens if I turn in an assignment late?



 Work not completed and turned in by the assigned date is considered late. If a student is absent on the date work is due, the assignment is due the first day the student returns to school. COMPLETED LATE WORK will only receive partial credit (70% of the assignment total). INCOMPLETE LATE WORK will not be graded and will result in a zero for the assignment.


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