ELA Course Overview
    This one-year course involves critical reading, writing, language, speaking, and listening
    skills. The course utilizes a variety of literature and informational text of steadily
    increasing complexity throughout the year. Teachers employ a variety of strategies such
    as close reading, writing, class discussions, and presentations to deepen their ability to
    independently write, analyze, evaluate, and critique text. Students use technology to
    enhance their reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language use.

    HMH Online
    HMH Collections is a Secondary English Language Arts online curriculum resource for
    grades 6-12. This digital resource provides all secondary ELA teachers with valuable
    resources to support students in becoming successful in meeting the rigorous Michigan
    Standards for English Language Arts.

    HMH Online Textbook Link:  https://my.hrw.com/sp/access?sp=hrw&connection=dawggle-net

    Independent Reading Expectations/Summer Reading Resource Link
    This one-year course also expects students to be involved with reading novels of their
    choice inside and outside of school. All 6th,7th,and 8th grade students are expected to
    read books over the summer and carry on this behavior during the school year.
    Summer Reading Document 2019

    Click here to view parent letter, instructions, and https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VVP1VqdzAU5BVL4Hr4NwCsTh2CRz8ljsI8NJ5JxwyHY/edit