Rules and Consequences 1 Warning Detention Saturday School Raffle Coupons – Free Answer, homework pass, sit anywhere for the day, eat in class, etc…
Curriculum California Content Standards in front of textbooks Language Arts: Text: Prentice Hall Writing – narrative essay, persuasive essay, research, descriptive, and informal Reading – Core novels (Wrinkle in Time, The Cay), short stories, poetry, informational, reading strategies, comprehension, vocabulary Grammar – parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, usage, spelling Social Studies – Text: McDougall Littell Semester 1 – Ancient Civilizations (geography, early man, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Kush, and Israel) Semester 2 – Civilizations (China, India, Greece, and Rome) Objective: Patterns in civilizations: geography, politics, economy, religion, culture
Visual/Performing Arts Based on an extension of the curriculum To develop student’s cultural awareness To have fun while learning! Address students multiple intelligences May include: drawing, painting, skits, reader’s theatre, drama, technology, public speaking, debates Students given choice in how they show their knowledge of CA State Standards
ISN Folder Interactive Student Notebook Need to bring to class every day! Students can use multiple intelligences Study Guide Neat, organized and complete = key to success!
Grading Policy Grading for Language Arts: Tests30% Projects, Presentations 20% Quizzes15% Homework/Class work10% Writing/Essays/journals25% Grading for Social Studies: Tests30% Projects25% Quizzes15% Homework/Class work10% Interactive Notebook20% Most weight is put on tests (studying important!), projects, notebook organization, and writing!
Homework Policy Importance of Homework Reinforces what has been learned Prepares student for upcoming lessons Teaches responsibility Helps student develop strong study habits Except homework 1 day late for half credit Projects/Essays get lowered 1 whole grade for each day late Absences Students are responsible for obtaining and completing missed assignments if absent Allowed 1 day for each day of absence to turn in missed work
Supplies Main Supplies Language Arts 3 prong folder ISN – Social Studies 3 prong folder Journal – spiral notebook, composition book Notebook Paper A Reading book of 150 pages: Free Choice Donations (See Post-It’s on the Door) Books Please!!!!! Art Supplies – markers, colored pencils, watercolors, glue etc…
Contact Agenda O.T. (organization time) Check for homework Website – announcements, homework, ISN list, class files Email (Best way) email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org K_nuez@yahoo.com Phone: 951-304-1880 X 3524 ABI