Parent Check In–1/7

Parent Check In–1/7


Log in to your email. Also through the page you can log in to Focus and see what your grade is right now


Create a new message to send. In the “To” line, type your parent’s email address. In the “CC” line, type my email address ( This copies me in on the email so that I can see that you sent it and I can give you a grade for sending it (YES, it’s a grade).


The subject line of the email should say “English Check In”.


Copy and paste the following message into the body of the email, then change/complete the sentences and blanks (__) so that it makes sense for you.
Copy and paste:

Hi _______________,

I just wanted to update you on how things were going for me. Last semester I got a _______% in Mrs. Vondra’s Pre-AP English I class. This is mainly because ________________. Moving forward, I plan to do ____________ differently because I expect more from myself. Like I’ve said before, I want to be the type of person who ________________________, so moving forward I’m going to focus on _________________________.

My goal for English class was ___________________. So far it’s going _________________. I plan on continuing to ________________ (OR I plan on starting to _________________). This six-weeks I really want to _________________ and I’m going to accomplish that by ____________________________.

This semester I’m looking forward to __________________ because ___________________.

I’m doing good/not good on my commitment to _______________. Moving forward I plan on __________________.

I’m going to be following up with you about every three weeks to update you on how my goals and plans are working out. Thanks for taking the time to partner with me.


P.S. This email is my first 100% of the fourth six-weeks


When you are finished filling out the email message, it’s addressed to your parent, and I’m in the CC line, press SEND. You’re done!

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