Literature

  • In literature, students will read fiction and nonfiction books both as a class and individually. Students will read, discuss, reflect, and write using text evidence. They will work both whole group and in smaller literature circles.
  • Students will complete outside reading to get in the habit of and improve their reading.¬† ¬†They will be reading non-fiction or fiction novels (no graphic novels) each day and will be required to complete a reading log each week to show that they have read a minimum of 250 pages (non-fiction counts as double pages).
  • Grades will be assessed based on performance in the following categories:
  • Independent Reading
  • Literature Circle
  • Assignments/Homework
  • Participation