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                                                             Mrs. Smalley


Daily Required Materials

  • Assignment pad/planner
  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Chromebook
  • Highlighter
  • Textbook  
  • Binder
  • Journal
  • Positive Attitude
  • Any other daily materials requested by Mrs. Smalley


Grading Policy:

  • Tests = 20%
  • Quizzes = 20%
  • Essays = 20%
  • Vocabulary = 20%
  • classwork,Homework = 20%

Every Friday is average day- all students will receive their current average every Friday


Homework Policy: 

All homework is posted on REMIND daily (please join)

  • No Late work will be accepted
  • Students will make up missed work- in order to attain the skill
  • Zeros stay Zeros
  • Earn two zeros in a row, and I will phone home
  • Absent- the same amount of days to make up missed work
  • All work must be ready to go at the start of class (this includes anything that needs to be printed)


Activities: The students will read and respond to literature while incorporating a variety of writing forms, audiences, and purposes.


To start the year students will read a class novel together and hold daily discussions of the literary elements authors use to hold the reader's attention. Students will be responsible to complete daily sign-posts for homework.


Vocabulary and grammar will be a weekly focus using the Sadlier vocabulary series.

This year there will also be a class focus on social and emotional growth.



Please feel free to contact me at [email protected]

973-827-7440 ext 115

Enjoy the experience!!!


Note: Always use the proper heading for assignments

Name                                                                                                                Date
Grade/periods                                                                                       Assignment