Welcome to Academic Literacy! In this course, we will be developing the following skills:
- Word study (Analysis of roots, suffixes, and prefixes)
- Comprehension strategies
- Reading fluency
- Writing development
- Building awareness of local and world issue
Grading: Grades are based on effort, participation and attendance. Occasionally, we will administer an assessment to better understand you as a reader and writer.
Academic and Social Behavior: Please arrive to class on time and ready to work.
We will also adhere to the school’s core values as we work together this year: caring and cooperative relationships, academic excellence, respect for human differences, and commitment to community.
Please know, we are here to help you, so do not hesitate to seek us out for assistance. In addition to class time, you can email us or come see us for extra assistance when needed. We look forward to a great year with you!
The syllabus page shows a table-oriented view of the course schedule, and the basics of course grading. You can add any other comments, notes, or thoughts you have about the course structure, course policies or anything else.
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