• Ms. Smith's ELA Site

    Class Expectations:

    • Be on time, on task, and prepared to learn every day.

    • Follow directions the first time they are given.

    • Be honest.  Cheating in any form will not be tolerated whether it be a test, quiz, homework, etc.

    • Be responsible for your own learning and actions.  Pay attention, take notes, participate in class discussions, and turn in all assignments.  Overdramatic reactions or complaining will not be tolerated.

    • Respect the teacher, the classroom, other students, and yourself.  Do not interrupt or disrupt the classroom.

    • TRY.  ​Do your best.  I will do my absolute best to prepare you to be successful, but you have to do your part as well.

     All in all, I expect students to:

    Be Respectful           Be Responsible            Be Honest



Husky Pride
  • For more information regarding Harmony Township School's Student Council, please click here.

The Scoop

  • Classroom Library Check out / Return

  • World Book Online

  • Google Classroom

  • Sadlier-Connect Vocabulary

  • Pearson Realize - Online Textbook

  • Grammar Practice & Help

  • What Should I Read Next?

  • PARCC Information

Class Documents

  • Classroom Procedures & Expectations

  • Usage of Classroom Library

  • Middle School Plagiarism Policy




    Writing Workshop
    Mondays & Tuesdays

    8A:  2nd period

    8B:   4th period

    7A:   5th period



    8A:  Thursdays 1st period

    8B:  Thursdays 3rd period

    7A:  Mondays 6th period

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  • Google Classroom

    Google Classroom is where you can find the most up-to-date information pertaining to assignments and dates for any & all of my classes.


    Class codes are required to access my classrooms:

    • 8A:  vurcqi
    • 8B:  ki5rh9b
    • 7A:  g77n51
    • Student Council:  students will be invited by Ms. Smith or Mrs. Mazz 

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    Click here to follow our class to see some cool updates/photos!

  • Literature Units

     Each unit comes with an explanation letter of the highlighted content that will be covered and discussed throughout the literature unit. 

    Grade 8 - Unit 1:  Rites of Passage Parent Letter

    • Essential Question:  What are some milestones on the path to growing up?
    • In-class novel:  The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

    Grade 7 - Unit 1:  Generations Parent Letter

    • Essential Question:  What can one generation learn from another?
    • In-class novel:   Stand Tall  by Joan Bauer

Class Novels

  • The House on Mango Street

  • Stand Tall

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