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Friday English


For Language Arts this year, each student will have a homework assignment, given on Monday and due on Friday. The assignment will be described in detail on a paper that your child will bring home at the beginning of each week. It usually will be a composition paper covering various writing skills that we are studying in class.

Each quarter the cumulative grades of the homework papers will count as part of the student's Language Arts grade. The student must hand in the directions sheet, an edited scratch copy, and a well written final copy.

The first assignment, due ________, is attached to this sheet.

Would you please sign below and have your child return this sheet? Thank you,


These are the qualities each paper will be graded for


1. Heading ---Name, date, English

2. Title

3. Topic sentence

4. Supporting sentences (at least 3)

5. Concluding sentence

6. Indent paragraph

7. Correct side of the paper

8. Interesting to the reader

9. Neatness

10. Spelling

Total Points Possible = 10 points (or % grade equivalent)


I have read and understand the responsibilities my child, ___________________________, has in completing his/her language arts Paragraph of the Week assignments.


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