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1 Intro to MS. Teref’s Syllabus & Grading Policy QUESTIONAIRRE, GRADING POLICY, “EXECUTIVE FUNCTION”

2 Questionnaire – Part 1 1.I know what a syllabus is. YES NO 2. I know the plural of the word syllabus. YES NO 3. I have been given a syllabus by a teacher before. YES NO

3 Questionnaire – Part 2 4. I have heard of Cornell Notes. YES NO 5. I know how to take Cornell Notes. YES NO 6. I have heard of the EXPLORE test. YES NO

4 Questionnaire – Part 3 7. The EXPLORE test is important. YES NO 8. I feel happy that I’m a high school student now. YES NO 9. I miss my elementary school teachers. YES NO 10. My parents/guardians and I can check my grades at will. YES NO

5 Quick review of the questionnaire

6 Now let’s read and annotate the syllabus!

7 GRADING CATEGORIES 1. Bell-ringers, Cornell Notes, annotation = 20% 2. Executive function: behavior,punctuality commitment=20% 3. Formative assessments (quizzes)= 20% 4. Summative assessments (tests)=40% TOTAL: 100%

8 COMPREHENSION CHECK: Do we understand the following: 1.bell-ringers? 2.formative assessments? 3.summative assessments? 4.behavior or executive function?

9 Formative Assessments √+ 4 points = proficient √ 3 points = effective √. 2 points = progressing √ - 1 point = needs improvement  re-do

10 Executive what???

11 Behavior or Executive Function … is a grade on which part of the brain?

12 What specifically are you getting your 20% here? Foundational Skills Setting goals Planning Organizing Material (binder, Cornell Notes) Managing Time Initiating/ Inhibiting (e.g. inner vs. outer voice) Self-Awareness Higher-Order Learning Skills Monitoring, including goals Self-regulation Reflection and self-evaluation: e.g. grade defense Strategic thinking and acting (thinking things through, cause- effect) Problem-solving

13 VON STEUBEN GRADING SCALE

14 Form for helping you organize & earn better grades I don’t have your assignment. OR Your assignment is incomplete NOW: 1.When will I receive your assignment? (time estimate) 2.Outline your plan for completing the assignment: Step 1: I will ____________________________ Step 2: I will ____________________________


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