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Lauro ELA

“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.” — Maya Angelou
ELA Policies:
  • Always be on time.
  • Be prepared with your notebook, independent reading book, pencil/pen.
  • Always check your homework on your homework calendar.
  • Listen attentively in class.
  • Copy all notes.
  • Ask questions by raising your hand quietly. 
  • Check pupilpath frequently.
Every month we will:
  • Use our homework calendar to know what is due.
  • Read our independent reading book.
  • Complete an independent reading project.
ELA supplies:
  • Two notebooks (notes and independent reading)
  • Pencils/ pens
  • Independent reading book. 
You can earn homework passes for bringing in supplies such as:
  • Copy paper
  • Tissues
  • Paper towels
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Loose leaf
 What we have read for unit one:
Informational Articles 
Short stories: "Seventh Grade," "Cemetery Path," The Necklace"
Kristine Lauro
ELA Teacher