I am very excited to welcome you to my 8th grade Reading class here at Trautmann MIddle School. I encourage you to give this class your very best. We will be doing a great deal of reading. We are preparing to be successful. Thank you for visiting my website. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
QUOTE: POETRY IS WHEN AN EMOTION HAS FOUND ITS THOUGHT AND THE THOUGHT HAS FOUND WORDS.
– ROBERT FROST
YOU ARE TO BE READING DAILY AND POSTING ON READING LOG. FICTION BOOK REPORTS ARE DUE ON OCTOBER 16TH.
MAKE SURE YOU ARE READING EVERY NIGHT ON THE READING LOG SENT HOME. YOU WILL COMPLETE A REPORT THAT WILL COUNT AS A TEST.
Make sure you are reading nightly and that you are tracking on your reading logs. Book must be fiction and between 190-200 pages.
REMINDER: WEDNESDAY APRIL 3RD WILL BE OUR LAST OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW IN OUR ACADEMY AFTER SCHOOL BEFORE THE STATE ASSESSMENT. PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO STAY.
WE HAVE ONE REMAINING ACADEMY BEFORE THE STATE EXAMINATION. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ATTEND.
AS WE ARE 3 WEEKS AWAY FROM STAAR TESTING IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOU COME TO THE SHORTHORN ACADEMIES AND SHARPEN THOSE SKILLS IN NEED OF POLISHING.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30TH, YOU WILL BE VISITING THE LIBRARY. BE READY TO CHECK OUT A BIOGRAPHY AS YOU WILL BE COMPLETING A BOOK REPORT.
IF YOU WERE INVITED TO ATTEND THE SHORTHORN ACADEMIES, PLEASE BE PROMPT. THE STATE IS NOW REQUIRING GROWTH FOR EVERY STUDENT. IT IS IN YOUR BEST INTEREST THAT YOU ATTEND. MEET YOUR 4 ACADEMY VISITS AND YOU HAVE FULFILLED THE REQUIREMENT.
ALL FICTION AND NONFICTION BOOK REPORTS ARE DUE TO SUBMIT ON MONDAY 12TH FOR A REWARD IN OUR TMS LIBRARY CHALLENGE.
BE PREPARED TO SUBMIT HOME READING LOGS USED TO TRACK FICTION LIBRARY BOOK ON THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15TH. YOU ARE TO HAVE COMPLETED READING YOUR LIBRARY BOOK. A BOOK REPORT WILL BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED TO BE GRADED AS AN EXAM. BOOK REPORT WILL BE COUNTED FOR THE LIBRARY COMPETITION ALSO. ALL YOU WILL NEED IS TO READ 2 ADDITIONAL NON-FICTION BOOKS AND COMPLETE BOOK REPORTS TO BE REWARDED AT THE END OF THE SIX WEEKS.
You must be responsible and complete all your homework at home. Do know that all homework assignments will be graded.
Do not forget that you should be reading 20 minutes every night. Make sure to get the reading log initialed by your parents.