• "I can accept failure, everyone fails at something, BUT I can't accept not trying."

    -Micheal Jordan

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  • Welcome to English Language Arts!


    In this class we work on vocabulary building, decoding skills, comprehension skills,  spelling skills, and writing. We utilize the following programs: Bridges to Literature, SRA Decoding, 4Square Writing, Steck Vaughn Spelling, Vocabulary for Achievement, StoryWorks, and A-Z Learning programs.  Lots is happening to increase student reading,spelling, and writing levels.


    District Grading Protocol:

    50% - Summative assignments (tests, projects, written assignments)

    40% - Formative (quizzes, spelling/vocabulary units)

    10% - Independent Practice (homework, Do Now work)


    Attention Parents / Guardians:

    Please visit your child's Powerschool Portal to view all upcoming due dates for assessments, projects, and homework.





    I can be reached by email - mmacarthur@hamilton.k12.nj.us