Mrs. Belbutoski

Carmel Middle School

Carmel Clay Schools

300 S. Guilford Road (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46032

(317) 846-7331 ext. 6425

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Language Arts





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Click here for information about how the district rubrics for common assessments have changed.  Just let me know if you'd like a hard copy or scanned copy of your child's work. 



Grades for each quarter will be based on the following percentages:

Reading assessment (30%)

Writing assessment (30%)



Vocabulary (10%)

Students will study 25 Greek and Latin roots and affixes each quarter.  Students will receive them in groups of five.  Each root/affix will have three vocabulary words listed, and students need to add one more vocabulary word.  Quizzes will cover roots/affixes and vocabulary.  (Assessment is ongoing.)

Teacher Focus Standards (30%)

This category includes specific standards as determined by the district and other standards to be covered at the teacher's discretion.

Independent reading also will be part of this category and will account for five percent of each student's overall grade.