Amanda R. Riggs

 

Mrs. Riggs' 8th grade English Language Arts Class
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Welcome to your final year of middle school! Please use the links on this website (calendar, photo gallery, etc) to ensure your success within this class. If you have any questions please select the "Contact Me" link on this page and I will get in contact with you as soon as possible. 

Classroom expectations:
-Be Polite
-Be Prepared
-Be Productive
-Be Prompt
-Be Positive

Grading Policy:
Assessments (Quizzes, Essays, etc) 70% of grade for the quarter
Practice work (vocabulary, homework, etc) 30% of grade for the quarter
Final Exams (taken in December and May) 20% of grade for semester

Late work:
Late work will only be accepted after written excuse provided by student's parent/guardian. Per the student handbook a student will have 1 day for each corresponding day they were absent to complete the late work. Ex- if the student was absent 3 days they will have 3 days to complete the work.