Here are some things that you should be aware of about my 7th ELA class.
    First of all, my class is almost 100% paperless.  We use laptops and an online classroom allmost every day!
    Students will be using Google Classroom as a medium to access, save, and submit work a lot this year.  
    Every student will be using a CHROMEBOOK LAPTOP in class.  This is a really great opportunity for them to experience what a blended learning environment (mix of technology and regular) is like. If your student does not type as fast as they want to, there is a FREE "Typing Club" app available for them, via, Google Chrome. 
    Also, we will be using the ONLINE COLLECTIONS curriculum.  Students will have access to this through their Chromebook laptops at school and at home through the web and/or the Google Classroom.  Students can also go to www.my.hrw.com to access this content. 
    If your student does not have access to the internet and/or a computer they can use a hardcopy book from class to take home.  No homework will be given that strictly requires the use of a computer; students can get handouts from class, books, and other materials to replace the online work. 
    Some exciting things your student may be participating in this year is a real MOCK TRIAL, in class, along with some group projects/skits. 
    --It's going to be a great year!
    Helpful videos:
    Random Jelly video (below) <:) -
    Amazing Jellies