Secondary ELAR Updates
Keeping You Informed
Semester Exam Information
Semester Exams will be posted December 8 so you can print and copy at your campus.
Keys are scheduled to appear on your SchoolNet landing page no later than December 15.
District-created Semester Examswill be posted for the following ELA courses:
- On-Level ELA 6-8 and English I-IV
- Honors ELA 6-8
- PreAP English I and II
More information can be found in our Special Edition Smore: https://www.smore.com/00u7j
January 5th All-District PD
High School @ South Garland 8:00-11:00 am Middle School @ Coyle 1:00-4:00 pm
ELA 7, English I, English II: Make sure your essays are written before Dec. 19
Essay Scoring & Calibration @ Jan, 5 DPD--Expository
Monday, Jan. 5th 2015 at 12am
South Garland HS & Coyle MS
Rubrics will be provided @ DPD by the C&I Dept.
Looking for More Essay Prompts?
In the coming weeks
More essay prompts will be posted in the online curriculum planner for:
- ELA 6, 7, 8 (on-level and honors)
- English I, II (on-level and PreAP)
- English III, IV (on-level)
Important Technology News!
English III and English IV Educators
The UA analysis prompt will be posted in the online curriculum planner for your early review as is standard this school year. You will have the entire unit to assign and score each essay prompt.
Students will have to submit finalized UA Analysis Essays using Turnitin.com. Therefore, you must have classes and students set up within this program.
On January 5 (@ DPD), you will receive more training regarding using Turnitin.com and assigning UA Analysis Essays.
Do you EDMODO?
SpringBoard video clips have been updated in Safari (for those sections that required new and updated clips).
Where are the UA/SA Dates?
You will find post-by dates for all UAs/SAs and keys, as well as scan-by dates at the RAAD intranet site.
Intranet > RAAD (right side of the page) > Local Assessments (in the left margin)