Course Syllabus

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The following components will be included in Academic Literacy Classes

Depending on the needs of each class, certain skills will have more or less of a focus. 

Word study (Analysis of roots, suffixes, and prefixes)

Comprehension strategies

Reading fluency


-Certain students will receive instruction using the Wilson Reading System. This will be dependent on pre-assessments that determine placement.

Writing development

Building awareness of local and world issues


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!

Course Summary:

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