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Support/Communication Teacher Website: gcps-rongay.onmycalendar.com Parent Portal. You have access to grades daily. Register in the front office. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org_gay@gwinnett.k12.ga.us Call: 678-407-7140 and leave a message. They will get it to me.
About Mr. Gay Born in Bradenton, Florida Lived in Springfield, Missouri for 5 years (94-98) while attending seminary. Wife, Serina, is the Tech. Ed. Dept. Chair at Central Gwinnett. She teaches Food Science and future teachers. Worked with Bank of America before becoming a teacher in 2006.
About Mr. Gay Educational Background: -State College of Florida: AA -University of South Florida: BA -Assemblies of God Theological Seminary: MA -University of Georgia: Teaching Endorsement -Nova Southeastern University: Ed. S. -Walden University: Ed.D. candidate.
About Mr. Gay Teaching Certifications: 1. English/Language Arts grades 4-12; 2. Social Science grades 4-8; 3. Special Ed. Social Science P-12; 4. Special Ed. Consultative P-12; 5. Special Education Core Content Knowledge: LA, MA, SC, & SS- P-8. Georgia Professional Standards Commission (“Highly Qualified” under NCLB)
Mr. Gay’s Website http://www.gcps-rongay.onmycalendar.com
OUR TEXTBOOK: The Language of Literature (McDougall Littell); Bridges to Literature (McDougall Littell); Language Network: Grammar, Writing, Communication (McDougall Littell) A class set is provided for use during class time. If needed, you may request a set of books for home use by contacting your child’s case manager.
Academic Content Timeline Note: reading strategies, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, study skills, writing, speaking and listening are taught within thematic units throughout the academic year.
Academic Content Timeline 1 st Semester: 1 st Nine Week Theme: “Fitting In” Primary Reading Focus – Literary Primary Writing Focus – Argumentative 2 nd Nine Week Theme: “The World Around Us” Primary Reading Focus – Informational Primary Writing Focus – Informational
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Expectations Students must be on time and prepared with all of the necessary materials for class each day. Students need a composition book and 1.5”, 3-ring binder.
Expectations All work is expected to be turned in on time. Students with excused absences will have one day for each absent day to complete missed assignments. Late work must be turned in within 2 weeks of the original due date.
Expectations It is the students’ responsibility to obtain work missed during any absences. The student should schedule to make-up tests upon his/her return. Appropriate behavior is expected at all times. Students will not be allowed to disturb the learning environment of others.
Evaluation Academic grades will be based on tests projects and/or writing assignments quizzes class work (& homework) Interim and Final Exams (13% of total grade) Effort grades will be based on participation in class Work completion
Evaluation There will be no extra credit given in this class. I am available for extra help, questions, or concerns. It is the responsibility of the students to ask for extra help. (Self Advocacy)
GRADE RECOVERY I will attempt to collect make-up work from students, however, it is THEIR responsibility to do the work and turn it in. I offer a website with MANY resources. I will remind students, I will offer morning help sessions by appointment. I will contact parents (emailed progress reports, direct emails, and/or phone calls.)
RETEST POLICY See the school website for the official retest policy.
Thank You! for attending curriculum night! Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.