Class 8 English
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Joel Tallman, 9 July 2003
Our overall theme for the year is...COMMUNITY.

What does that mean?
It means trying to answer lots of questions...

Are YOU nonviolent?
What are my rights?
What are your rights?

What are YOU doing to stop it?
How should we treat each other?
How should we treat everyone else?

Oh, no! You found another secret link!
How does injustice affect you?
How does injustice affect me?

Tell someone something nice today.
How can we all live together in the best possible way?
Do something good today.
Can the world be better?
Smile at someone today.
Can the world be perfect?
This secret link is really cool! Check it out.

...through reading, discussing, and thinking about several works of literature.

Choose from the list below to see some of the course materials and assignments connected to each part of the class--
the readings, Writing Workshop, and Reading Workshop.

NOTE: If I haven't handed the sheet out in class yet, you're looking at last year's version on this web site.

YOUR JOURNAL TOPICS
Click the button for your class below:

Class 8-A Journals
Class 8-D Journals

Questions about grading policies?
Take a look at the Class 7 and 8 English Department Grading Rubric, used for major class assignments.

Here's a copy of the Welcome to Class handout from September.
Mr. Tallman's English Class Supplies Shopping List.

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