6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Language Arts
Middle School Contract
Middle School Discipline and Consequences Policy
Cellphone and Electronics Policy for MCC FTS
Common Core/Skills for 7th Grade English Language Arts
Common Core/Skills for 8th Grade English-Language Arts
8th Grade Commencement Autobiographies CRITERIA
DEBATE UNIT Documents
HW for 6A
HW for 6B
HW for 7A
HW for 7B
HW for 8A
HW for 8B
8th Grade FINAL PERSUASIVE ESSAY RUBRIC--Graduation Requirement
7th Grade Final Persuasive Essay Rubric
6th Grade Final Persuasive Essay Rubric
6-Step Writing Format Rubric
English/Language Arts Practice Link -- Excellent Resource
Helpful Grammar/Writing Links
About the Teacher
Personal Narrative Rubric
Mrs. Elmasri's -Lead Language Arts Teacher
6th, 7th, and 8th Grade
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education. "
-Martin Luther King Jr.
English Language Arts
Salam Alaikum to all the students, parents, and staff. I'm so excited to join MCC Academy this fall as the new English Language Arts teacher for Middle School. My name is Bara Elmasri and I have studied and taught English for many years. I have a Masters Degree in English Literature, and I've taught grammar, reading, writing, as well as listening and speaking at the middle school, high school, and university level. I love to travel, read, and spend time with my family. I speak both Arabic and English, as well as some French. Alhamdulilah for everything. I look forward to a healthy, happy, and knowledgeable year inshallah.
Course Outcomes for Language Arts:
Develop parts of speech and recognize the correct grammatical use (for example: nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs)
Form different types of sentences: simple, compound, and complex
Develop proofreading techniques; recognize and correct common errors with run-ons, fragments, subject-verb agreement, punctuation, spelling, and other grammar points
Develop the writing process: prewriting (brainstorming), drafting/outlining, revising, publishing, peer editing/ evaluating, further editing, and submitting the final draft
Expand vocabulary strategies and uses
Explore and write different types of essays: narrative, descriptive, persuasive, imaginative, expository, research, opinion, and personal writing.
MCC Academy's Home Page
For your English Binders, you will need the following:
-One 1", 3-Ring Binder
-One spiral notebook
-One pocket folder
-One pack of colored pencils.
-Pencils/ Colored Pen
**Navigating Mrs. Elmasri's Teacherweb Page:
On the left hand side of the page, you will find a number of links regarding middle school policy and procedures.
Below these links, you will see links titled '6A-8B' -- Depending on your grade/ class section, you will see homework/ classroom updates posted.
****When there is no HW, you will simply see nothing listed for that day.
Above, you will also find links to the other core middle school teachers' TeacherWeb pages.
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