Language Arts and Craft
English 2 Norms by Mrs. Fain-Jackson
"Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering."—Yoda
Be brave, be creative, be open-minded. The world needs you to be different. Speak up, not out.
Give all Language Arts a shot
“Great, kid. Don’t get cocky.”—Han Solo
Being a good linguist does not mean you want to become an author. All skills in this course are professional and can be applied to your future.
“Once you start down the dark path, forever it will dominate your destiny.”—Yoda
Always give credit to the intellectual. Consequences to plagiarism: guardian contact, whole-class Circle Time, then an opportunity for a real submission.
Attempt all steps of our process
“Your focus determines your reality.”—Qui-Gon Jinn
Show how you’ve grown, nobody has mastered anything yet, even your teacher. Drafting, and editing, and revising, oh my!
"Patience you must have, my young Padawan."—Yoda
Don’t worry so much about the final product, but pay attention to the experiences. Anything that is bothering you can totally be figured out. Come in before and after school.
“Yeah, I’m responsible now, the price you pay for being successful.” — Lando Calrissian
Think about what challenges you, think about how you are treating others, think about how you are going to get better.