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Welcome Back to School! . Calhoun Middle School An International Baccalaureate School August 23, 2013 . Welcome to (Your name and class). WE ARE COUGAR PROUD! . Welcome to Ms. Poe’s 8th grade ELA Class . IB Learner Profile: Caring. ELA IB EXPECTATIONS.

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Welcome back to school

Welcome Back to School!

Calhoun Middle School

An International Baccalaureate School

August 23, 2013


Welcome back to school

Welcome to (Your name and class)


We are cougar proud

WE ARE COUGAR PROUD!

  • Welcome to Ms. Poe’s 8th grade ELA Class


Ib learner profile caring

IB Learner Profile: Caring


Ela ib expectations

ELA IB EXPECTATIONS

It is my pleasure to welcome you and your child to IB English 8, where excellence is attainable and college is our measuring stick. I am here to assist and guide students as they strive to reach their maximum potential. My goal for your child this final year in middle school is to receive the highest degree of academic excellence and preparation for high school transition through intense studies. Skills will be developed in effective communication, technological competency, and understanding of global society with appreciation and knowledge of the arts. All of these areas of learning will incorporate the development of positive personal vehicles for self-expression strategies needed for successful transition into high school.

Your support, as your child’s biggest advocate, is greatly appreciated as we venture into the IB curriculum that will develop the talents, skills, and abilities necessary to attain success. I look forward to working with you soon.


Student collaboration

STUDENT COLLABORATION


What is international baccalaureate ib middle years programme ib myp

What is International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (IB- MYP) ?

The MYP is:

  • for students aged 11 to 16

  • a framework of academic challenge

  • 8 subject groups, plus personal project in the final year. At CMS kids choose French or Spanish

  • taught in any language

  • Includes a community service requirement


What we cover in this class

What we cover in this class

  • Write to learn

  • Write to think

  • Write to communicate

  • Write to explain

  • Write to grow

  • Write to express opinion

  • Write to be successful


Welcome back to school

Classroom Supplies Needed This Year:

1-1 1/2 Inch Binder

3 Spiral Notebooks

2 erasable pens

1 pack of college ruled paper


My grading and homework policy

My grading and homework policy

  • Classwork-30%

  • Quiz/Project-30%

  • Major-40%

  • Homework assignments usually require research that is started in class or is a review of new concept learned during class.


How to contact me

How to Contact Me…

  • My email: [email protected]

  • Parent Volunteers

  • Student Update

  • Clarification

  • ??????

  • 24 Hour Timeframe


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