• Believe that learning to read and write like experts has value for them and their future.
•Come to class, prepared, every time, meet deadlines
•Give all learning activities their full attention and best effort, working with a purpose
•See learning activities as connected to one another, building skills and attitudes through practice
•Take responsibility for their learning
•Know they can improve their reading and writing with time, practice, and coaching
•Do the reading, all of it, working actively to make notes, forge connections, understand and test ideas, argue back, re-read, see individual readings as connected to one another
•Embrace Writing Lab