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Curriculum Night: Ms. Oliver's Language Arts

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Hannah Oliver

on 17 August 2016

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Transcript of Curriculum Night: Ms. Oliver's Language Arts

Grade Weights
Academic Support
Classroom Novels
Curriculum Night: Ms. Oliver's Language Arts
Our Classroom Creed
"Ms. Oliver believes in my student.

Ms. Oliver trusts in my student.

My student is cared for.

My student is important.

My student will succeed."
About Me:
Hannah Oliver

hannah _oliver@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
Ms. Oliver's eClass

University of Georgia
LA Curriculum and Department Chair
7th Grade Level Chair
Grew up in Lawrenceville, Georgia
Have been in Gwinnett County schools since kindergarten

Language Arts Curriculum
First 9 weeks: Short Stories/Fiction
Writing: Narrative and Argumentative

Second 9 weeks: Research and Analyze
Drama and Non-Fiction

Third 9 weeks: Poetry, Research (Primary and Secondary Sources), Author Studies

Fourth 9 weeks: Literary and Informational Texts, Research (citing evidence)
How Can You Help?
Encourage your children to read every day. Find an author they like and capitalize on that.
Have them study a little every day
Check Parent Portal and talk with your students about their grades. What is going well? What is not going well? Why?
Last Thoughts...
We are in this together;
feel free to e-mail me with any
questions or concerns!


Language Arts
Interactive Reader Notebook
5 Subject Spiral Notebook

Check eClass Every day!

What can I find?
Upcoming Dates

Remind 101
Text: 81010

Message: @msola1617

Reply with first and last name
Summative Assessments (tests, projects, essays): 48%
Classroom: Classwork, Homework: 20%
Classroom: Quizzes: 20%
Interim Assessment: 2%
Final exam: 10%

Semester 1:
The Outsiders
by S.E. Hinton
Semester 2:
by Robinson Wells and Choice novel
Promotion Criteria
To earn promotion to the 8th grade, students are required to pass 5 out of 6 subjects with a 70% or higher. Two of these 5 subjects
include Math and Language Arts.
Newest Items
Late Work Policy
Students will be given
10 days
to make up any missing assignments. It is the student’s responsibility to coordinate the make-up work with their teacher. It will be up to the teacher’s discretion if points will be deducted based on the nature of the assignment. If the assignment has not been completed within 10 days, the grade will be finalized as a zero.
Northbrook has high expectations for students. Students are expected to demonstrate responsibility for their academics. There are multiple opportunities for students to ensure their success:
Help Sessions
- Wednesdays @ 8:15am with a signed pass
Individual Help
- Students may work one-on-one with teachers with a signed agenda book
Beta Club Tutoring
- Beta Club offers tutoring FREE of charge on Monday and Friday mornings
Saturday School
- 8:00am-12:00pm every other Saturday. This is assigned by the teacher.
Northbrook is on Twitter!

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