A Look at the Week of1/20

  • Monday: No School)
  • Tuesday: Preamble Discussion
  • Wednesday: Ariticle I
  • Thursday: Ariticle I
  • Friday: Ariticle I

GMS Writing Expectations

Geneseo Middle School 6-8 Writing Expectations


  • Text message or slang language should not be used in student writing.


  • Students should use appropriate capitalization of proper nouns, the pronoun ‚Äö√Ñ√∫I‚Äö√Ñ√π, and at the start of each sentence.


  • Correct punctuation should be used in student writing.¬¨‚Ć This is not limited to periods at the end of sentences.


  • Students should use facts, cite sources, and communicate with specific vocabulary to support the ideas in their writing.




  • Students should spell words correctly when the word is provided on the page or may receive deduction of points.


  • If a word is unavailable and misspelled, the teacher may return the assignment and ask the student to make corrections.




  • Students should write their first and last name on all papers, and stay within the paper margins.