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Pathway to Biliteracy

TUSD Pathway to Biliteracy

8th Grade Students 
The “TUSD Pathway to Biliteracy” will be awarded to 8th grade students. They must demonstrate proficiency in English and another language, including American Sign Language. This award is given at the end of the school year in the form of a trophy and a certificate.

TUSD 8th Grade Pathway Application

8th Grade Reading Log

8th Grade Writing Prompt Rubric


Students who continue on this path may be awarded the Seal of Biliteracy upon graduation in the 12th gradeThe “TUSD Seal of Biliteracy” will be awarded to 12th grade students at graduation. This award includes a seal that is placed onto the student’s diploma and noted in the transcript. Recipients will also be awarded with an honor medallion to wear during graduation ceremonies.


2016-2017 Pathway to Biliteracy Important Dates

  • Friday, November 18th Interest Meeting in Room 6 during Lunch Period
  • Wednesday, November 30th Interest Meeting in Room 6 during Lunch Period
  • Monday, April 24th Pathway to Biliteracy Written Assessment during 6th Period in Room 6
  • Wednesday, April 26th Pathway to Biliteracy Application due to Mrs. Salfity / Room 6
  • Wednesday, April 26th Pathway to Biliteracy Reading Log due to Mrs. Salfity / Room 6