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Welcome Grade 9 ELA
Posted 6/22/19

Welcome Message:

Dear Buckingham Parents/Students,


Thank you for sharing your wonderful students with me. I am very excited to be working with Freshman this year and our new curriculum,  my Perspectives. We will work hard at achieving mastery of grade common core standards this year. I encourage all parents to write me via email and drop by during office hours to become acquainted with my classroom and your student’s progress. Additionally, I thank all parents for their ongoing support and for positively contributing in your student’s progress. I congratulate all my students for showing their best at Buckingham


By clicking on the links to the left you will be able to access information regarding your student/ class. There is a syllabus that describes the course, provides information on what will be covered, and outlines classroom policies and procedures. Under Essay Information is an MLA Handout, which illustrates how students will format their essays. An Essay Rubric (scoring guide) lists what is required when writing an essay and explains a graded final draft.


Lesson Plans are available for each module. Please check School Loop and  you will be able to access the agenda and any other pertinent information. Assignments, that are due, will be posted on School Loop. Students are responsible for making sure that they see me for all handouts and worksheets needed to complete their assignments.


If you wish to discuss your student's progress, I recommend that you first check their grades on School Loop.


I hope that you have found this information useful. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email me.




Sylvia V. Tolkan, M.Ed.