Presentation on theme: "Spanish I 2014-15 Ms. Sexton. What will you learn? Rough Agenda Agosto – SeptiembreUnit 1—Introduction and Beginning Spanish Septiembre – Octubre."— Presentation transcript:
What will you learn? Rough Agenda Agosto – SeptiembreUnit 1—Introduction and Beginning Spanish Septiembre – Octubre Unit 2—La Escuela Noviembre Unit 3—Special Unit – Dia de los Muertos Noviembre – Diciembre Unit 4—Los Pasatiempos DiciembreUnit 5—Special Unit – Costumbres de Navidad Enero – Febrero Unit 6—La Familia Febrero – Marzo Unit 7—En el Restaurante Marzo – Abril Unit 8—La Casa Abril – Mayo Unit 9—Special Unit
How will you be graded? Quizzes30% Unit Tasks (Participation)10% Homework25% Exams45%
Quizzes You will have quizzes at least 3 days per week over the unit vocabulary. It is essential and required that you study nightly.
What is expected in class? No food, drinks, or GUM. The only exception to this rule is water. Be at school and on time – If you miss school, you miss instruction – You can make up work, but you miss discussion Be respectful to teacher and classmates – No profanity (ENGLISH OR SPANISH) Be prepared for class everyday – Notebook/Binder and pencil – No such thing as a free day No tobacco in class
What is expected in class? Cell phones and all other technology is prohibited. Go to the restroom between classes. You will have 3 restroom passes per nine weeks. If you do need to use the restroom you must have an escort by a school staff member per school policy. Do not interrupt class or get out of your seat unless permission has been granted
How can you do well? Be at school and in class Flash cards for vocabulary Participate in all assignments and stations Take notes and be respectful Make a legitimate attempt at all assignments You WILL pass if you make an effort to pass
What do you need for this class? A binder that is only for Spanish class – will be divided by sections by chapter (see syllabus) Writing utensils everyday (blue or black ink or pencil only) A positive attitude Internet access is a plus, but can be accessed at school Spanish-English dictionary is optional
If you have a question… You can ask during class You can ask after class You can e-mail me at my school address You can check the website You can stay after school You can checkout a book
Automaticity Come into class, gather materials, begin automaticity Automaticity will be scored for participation with your weekly grade If you are absent and the absence is excused, you will receive credit for automaticity missed. If your absence is unexcused you will not receive points
Late Work If you are absent for a test, you must make the test up the day you get back to school. The test score will stay a zero in Infinite Campus until it is made up. If you are absent on the day a project or other assignment is due, you must turn in the project or assignment the day you return. The score will remain a zero in Infinite Campus until the project or assignment is turned in. You will know about these things in advance. Failure to follow the above procedure will result in points lost.
Late Work Each project or assignment that is turned in late, not due to an absence, will lose 10 points for every day that it is not turned in. You are responsible for getting your makeup work. I will not seek you out to give you your makeup work. Check the homework (Tarea) folder for work missed while you were absent.
Other Procedures All completed assignments go in the tray in the front of the room Your class period has a designated tray Stay in your seat until I dismiss you, not when the bell rings at the end of class Do not ask to go to another teacher’s room or your locker for any reason, permission will not be granted! No exception.
Tutoring I stay after school for additional help on Tuesday and Thursday until 4:15. I am more than willing to meet before or after school for additional help to improve your Spanish skills. If you need additional help, I am able to recommend some online resources to assist you at home. If you are struggling and do not put in the effort to catch up, I will not have pity on your final grade.
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