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1 Back to School Night Ms. Nuez 6 th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies

2 About Ms. Nuez Graduated with Bachelors from CSUSB in 2000 Taught for 3 years SBCUSD Taught 6 years at Cole Canyon 2 nd year at DMMS Earned Master’s Degree From CSUSM in 2005 2 Daughters ages 14 and 11

3 Classroom Rights You Have A Right To Fair and equal treatment Be safe in this classroom Hear and be heard Be respected Learn in this classroom Learn what it means to be a responsible and successful student

4 Classroom Responsibilities You Have The Responsibility To: Treat others with consideration Make this classroom safe Participate in the classroom activities Respect others Learn Push yourself

5 Rewards and Consequences Fun Friday Coupons – Free Answer, homework pass, sit anywhere for the day, eat in class, etc… Warning Lunch or Break Detention Saturday School

6 Grading Policy Grading for Language Arts: Tests30% Projects, Presentations 25% Quizzes20% Homework/Class work10% Writing/Essays/journals15% Grading for Social Studies: Tests30% Projects25% Quizzes20% Homework/Class work10% Interactive Notebook15% Most weight is put on tests (studying important!), projects, notebook organization, and writing!

7 Class Website Our class website can be found at Homework Classwork Parent Information Student Information Project Information etc

8 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

9 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

10 Homework Policy Late Homework is not accepted! Reinforces what has been learned Prepares student for upcoming lessons Teaches responsibility Helps student develop strong study habits Projects/Essays will be reassigned and completed in study hall 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 Projects and essays will be due the day upon the student’s return

11 Supplies Main Supplies 2 three ring binders no larger than 1” or 3 prong folders Dividers for Language Arts and social studies Journal – spiral notebook or composition book Notebook Paper Donations Books Please!!!!! Art Supplies – markers, colored pencils, crayons, watercolors, etc…

12 Contact Agenda O.T. (organization time) Check for homework – signature if homework is turned in/checked Website – announcements, homework, class files, etc Email (Best way) Phone: 951-304-1880 x3524 ABI

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