English Language Arts
Instructor's name: Coach Colvin
Room location: 114
Office hours: 2:01PM-2:30PM
Phone Number: 281-485-2481
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Period: Athletics
2nd Period: Advanced English
3rd Persion: English Language Arts
4th Period: English Language Arts
5th Period: Advanced English
6th Period: Conference
7th Period: English Language Arts
In this class, we will continue to build our English Language Arts skills. We will work on writing, listening, speaking, and grammar. These abilities will be developed within the context of different units.
Writing: We will look at the six traits of effective writing and practice the editing and revision process. By the end of the year, you will have created a portfolio based on many different writing genres. Your portfolio will include formal responses to personal narrative/ expository prompts and poetry. At the end of the year, you will have a chance to reflect back on your growth as a writer during 7th grade.
Please Note: Students will keep the following written items in class:
Writing portfolios, containing revised work, drafts and prewriting activities.
***Parents are welcome to see students' portfolios, however be sure to have students return them promptly for ongoing use in the classroom.
Effective sentence development
Parts of Speech
6 Writing Traits
Poetry and Elements of Poetry
Effective Communication Skills (i.e. Listening, Speaking,
(Please Note: Our objectives will not be covered in this order)
Degrees and Certifications:
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~Benjamin Franklin