ELL English 1-2 Writing

Welcome!  This class will give students the opportunity to improve their writing skills.  A major focus will be developing sentence fluency and expository essay writing skills to meet the ELL and Common Core Standards that prepare students for college and career.

Grading Scale:                            Grading Weights:

90 to 100 = A                                Classwork and Homework     = 20%

80 to   89 = B                                Tests and Quizzes                = 10%

70 to   79 = C                                Writing Outcomes                 = 60%

65 to   69 = D                                Semester Final                      =10%

Below 60 = F

Classroom Rules:

Respect the teacher and other students.

Speak only in English inside the classroom.

Food, drink, and candy are not allowed during class.

Do not interrupt the teacher or classmates.

Take care of the classroom property and equipment.


1st time  - Warning

2nd time - Teacher Conference

3rd time -  Classroom Detention

4th time -  Parent Contact

5th time -  Referral to the Office

6th time -  Parent-Teacher Conference

7th time -  Administrative Action.

Procedures  for Success:

1.  Be on time for class.

2.  Avoid being absent.

3.  Take your seat quietly and promptly to start class.

4.  Come prepared with homework and materials.

5.  Ask the teacher for make up work if you are absent.

6.  Complete assignments on time to avoid lower scores.

7.  Ask for help if needed.

Success is our goal.  Working together we will have a great year!