Ms. Vargas - 8th Grade

Reading is Freedom

"You may write me down in history
With you bitter, twisted lies,
 You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I'll rise."
-Maya Angelou


Grade Breakdown: 10% Homework 

35% Classwork & Participation

20% Quizzes

35% Projects & Tests



-The Outsiders- whole class novel
-High School Application Essay
-Romeo & Juliet- whole class novel
-Argumentative Writing
-To Kill A Mockingbird/ March- literature circles
-Narrative, Literary Analysis Task, & Research Simulation Task
-Poetry- workshop & portfolio
-Speech Writing

*My office hours are 10:00AM-11:00AM on Fridays. Email or call my google voice number.*