Mrs. Dove – 8th Grade ELA

Required Materials

  • $50 school fee – all students (pay online at starting 8/14 or pay cash/ check starting 8/26)
  • blue, black, red and green pens
  • 1” Binder (to keep in class) with paper
  • Kleenex, paper towels and hand sanitizer would be greatly appreciated.  

Online Resources:

  • Remind – Weekly updates and reminders for graded assignments, tests and/or projects will be sent through Remind.  Students receive bonus if parents sign up.  
    • 1st and 2nd hour text the message @Ldove1b to 81010
    • 3rd and 4th hour text the message @Ldove2b to 81010
    • 5th and 6th hour text the message @Ldove3b to 81010 
  • Google Classroom Parent updates – please see the contact form below

General Rules:

Be Prompt:

  • Arrive to class on time
  • Turn your classwork and homework in on time.

Be Prepared:

  • Follow the beginning of class procedures so you are ready for class to start.  

Be Polite:

  • Raise your hand to be recognized for anything in the classroom.
  • Stay in your seat.
  • Respect everyone and everything in the classroom.

Important classroom information:

  • Do not use any scented items in class (lotion, spray, perfume, air freshener etc.)
  • Need a pen?  Leave a shoe.
  • No food or drink in class, including gun and candy.  Water is OK.
  • Two emergency “Leave the Room” passes/ 9 weeks.  If they aren’t used they will be bonus. 
  • Graded work – full sheet of paper in blue or black ink.  No pencil.
  • All work (current, make-up and late) is turned into the organizer on the door.

Grading Policies:

  • Grades are divided into categories:
    • Classwork – 25%
    • Writing – 25% 
    • Test/ Quiz – 25%
    • Bellringers/ Objectives – 15%
    • Homework – 10%
  • Assignments missing because of absence will show as a 0x in JCAMPUS
  • Assignments missing because they weren’t turned in or have no name will show up in JCAMPUS as a 0.  
  • No name papers will be posted on the no name board in the back of the room.
  • Late work will be accepted up to four days after the due date, however the starting grade will drop one letter grade for every day it is late.  


The best way to get in touch with me is via e-mail

  • Classroom phone number – 318-364-3107  
  • planning period – 1:52-2:50.
  • E-mail address –