Reading Expansion Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: Mrs. Lee Phone : 565-3343
Overview and Purpose
Reading expansion is a supplemental course designed to enhance student's close reading skills and support the implementation of Common Core Reading Standards. Students will read widely and deeply from among a broad range of challenging literary and informational texts . They will also integrate their knowledge by responding to the content through class discussions, multi-media activities and written responses.
1) Key Ideas and details 3) Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
2) Craft and Structure 4) Range of Reading and Text Complexity
Ready Common Core Workbooks - integrated program of assessment and data-driven instruction designed to supplement the teaching of CCSS.
Novel Units -
Hatchet -- by Gary Paulsen
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’ Dell
Bridge to Terabithia - Karherine Patterson
Wrinkle in Time - by Madeline L’Engle
Syllabus - Please see attached course calender in links on the left. This is a pacing guide, and may be subject to change as we progress through school year.
Assignments --all assignments will be posted on Google classroom at the beginning of each week. This is our homebase for all communication. Code to join class will be emailed to students and sent home in instructional materials. Parents may also access google classroom to stay informed about their students progress- your student or the teacher can invite you to join.
Google Meets- Your google meets code will be emailed to you and is also avaialble in your google classroom.
Grading- We will adhere to the school district Standards based grading policy . Please check your student’s progress, grades, missing work information on Google classroom parent access. Final grades will be available on Skyward family access.
Materials: will be distributed Aug 31 - Sept 1st
Reading Ready Workbook
Novel and reading guide
Spiral notebook to use for journaling
Before Class- Set yourself up in an area free of distractions
Bring materials to class
Arrive on time
Enter in a polite manner- Chromebooks muted
Be attentive ready to learn
During Class- Follow classroom and school rules
Listen carefully to directions
Read through the assignments and directions before you begin
Work to the best of his/her ability
Ask for help when needed
Stay in class until dismissed
After Class - Check assignment calendar in google classroom
Complete and turn in independent work daily
Gather school materials to bring back the next day
Absences -- If you have to miss a class for some reason - please watch the recorded
lesson and let me know that you have done so.
If you are having trouble at all -- please reach out to me right away. I can be reached easily by email or phone.