Hal Peterson Middle School
Course 8th grade ELAR
Instructor: Forrest Walker
1/2 Block - ELAR
7:25 – 9:27
3/4 Block - ELAR
9:32 – 11:31
5 Block – Lunch/Conference
10:34 – 1:06 (Lunch: 11:36 – 12:06)
6/7 Block - ELAR
1:11 – 3:10
In this course, you will continue to increase your literacy skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and thinking.
You will also focus on connections in literacy though daily academic conversations, writing and reading.
You will build on your prior knowledge and skills to read increasingly complex text selected by you and your teacher.
You will also continue to grow your vocabulary and focus on the author’s craft.
You will research and write in order to continue to build your skills in multiple writing styles.
This course prepares you for the transition to high school English courses.
Minor Assignments – 50%
Major Assignments – 50%
Be responsible for your own learning