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Reading class 8 Mrs. Gardullo Room 302
What should you know about me? I was born and raised in Newport. (I still live here.) I was a TMS and RHS student. I have been teaching for 13 years and am certified to teach Reading and English. I have a husband and two daughters: Nora (3) and Emma (1).
What Are Our Goals? To learn and practice good reading habits To learn and practice reading strategies to be used in a variety of texts To practice working in groups as well as individually to complete assignments Develop an APPRECIATION for reading
What Materials Will We Use? – Read 180 computer program – Scholastic R book workbooks – a variety of other materials (short stories, newspaper articles, magazines, etc.)
What Do I Need EVERYDAY? Pencil / Pen Independent Reading book Classroom folder (stays here) Agenda (no agenda no bathroom) YOU NEED THESE EVERY DAY!!
What Is Expected of YOU and ME? BE RESPECTFUL... to yourself, to others, and to the school environment. BE RELIABLE... Be prepared and on time for class. Be ready to learn. BE RESPONSIBLE... for your actions, your possessions, and your education.
How Do I Get Graded? Class work - 50% – All assignments (Warm up, R books, independent work) Read 180 Computer Work - 30% – Everyday your progress is tracked on Read 180. You will earn credit for time on task and on assessments (spelling, vocabulary, fluency, reading comprehension) Effort & Participation - 20% – Be prepared for class, participate, be on-task in guided groups, during Read 180 computer time, and independent practice. Have a positive attitude!!
Bathroom Policy? first 5 - last 5 This means that you are able to use the restroom during the first five minutes you enter class or during the last five minutes of class. You may NOT leave during instruction or group work time. You need your agenda to sign out. I do NOT allow students to go get drinks but you may bring a water bottle.
End of the Day - 2:27 Please return all work to your folder Return folder to back counter If you borrowed a pencil return it Put chairs up **We will not stop working until 2:27**