Ms. Versteeg's Class
Gilbert A. Dater High School - English 8
- Stay in your seats.
- Do not talk unless called on or told to.
- Be kind.
- Respect yourselves and others.
The Nitty Gritty
Unless otherwise stated, all work is due the following day. If you do not complete the work, you will need to fill out a yellow sheet. You will submit that in place of the work. You then have up to 3 days (with a 25% deduction each day) before the assignment will become a zero.
All Dater High School behavior expectations apply. An NDA will be issued for non-compliance to the behavior expectations written out in the planner.
We will be reading throughout the year:
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers by Sean Covey
- The Diary of Anne Frank
- Short Stories
We will be writing throughout the year:
- Narrative Paper
- Argumentative Paper
- Research Paper
- Creative Writing
We will be mastering grammar throughout the year:
- Parts of Speech
- Diagramming Sentences
- Subject/Verb Agreement