130 minutes a day Three grades: Academic, Work/Study Habits, Social/Behavioral Academic Grading Scale: A = 90-100% B+= 85-89% B = 80-84% C+= 75-79% C = 70-74% D+= 65-69% D = 60-64% F = 59-0%
http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hmr05/ Reading Textbook Anthology-6 Units Changes Excursions Across Time Accomplishments Challenges Discoveries Taking Action 40% of total LA grade Unit Test NeSA Practice Weekly Assessments Independent Reading District requirements
4 main writing types— Descriptive Essay Realistic Fiction Research Persuasive Essay 30% of total LA grade Process Writing Writing Post Prompt Grammar, usage, and mechanics
Selected words from our anthology Academic Words Language questions on Unit Assessment (context clues) Written Application Assessment (meaningful sentences) Weekly Vocabulary Assessments Vocabulary 10% of Language Arts Grade
Pre-Test on Day 1 Post-Test on Day 5 Students must independently study their spelling words Weekly tests Homework assignments
Counts for 20% of overall Language Arts grade. May include homework or formative assessment. Recorded assignments will vary by week at teacher’s discretion.
Listens Follows oral and written directions Is on task Participates in class Strives for quality work Seeks help as necessary Completes assignments on time Is organized Comes to class prepared *Homework is often graded by students during class. It may not always be recorded in the grade book. Work/study habits are important predictors of achievement and are reported for each course. Graded separately from the academic grade on the report card: Commendable (COM)— always or consistently exhibits Satisfactory (S)— usually exhibits Needs Improvement (N)— work habits interfering with learning
Enter the classroom quietly and prepared Follow directions Begin work promptly/on task/work until done Keep hands, feet, objects to yourself Signal to speak Use respectful language Listen to others Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible 7 Learning Community Expectations Graded separately from the academic grade as a Commendable (COM), Satisfactory (S), or Needs Improvement (N).
need to have planner with them to earn the reward. have the possibility of earning up to 12 stamps in a 3 week period of time. need at least 9 of 12 stamps to earn the reward. earn by Being prepared Being on time Homework completed by due date Planners filled in Students will…
Teachers will… randomly choose behaviors from the four categories to reward. stamp in the planner on the calendar pages. reward students who meet the 9 of 12 expectation with a 30 minute activity time at the end of the 3 week period.
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Aardvark dollars First in lunch line passes Free dessert coupons Aardvark store Green hallway slips Excellence Award Orange hallway slips Hallway sweeps Recovery Timeout Be Respectful. Be Responsible. Be Safe.