English & Literature, Middle School
Day and Time of Help Sessions: Help session will meet in the Science Lab on Monday, 2:50-3:30 p.m. Students not picked up by 3:30 pm will signed into extended care.
Class Rules and Expectations: Each student is expected to: 1.) Be punctual to each class meeting. 2.) Be properly dressed in school uniform; 3.) Have available all class materials (notebook, iPad, blue or black ink pen and/or pencil, etc..); 4.) Participate in class activities (please raise your hand until called on); 5.) Respect one another by being polite, civil and courteous.
Assignments and Assessments: These are accessed and completed via the Schoology app, which is on your iPad. Assignment due dates are posted therein. It is the student’s responsibility to stay abreast of all upcoming assignments and assessments via the calendar.
Grades: Each assignment is worth a total of (see below) points. The student’s total course grade is determined by dividing the student’s overall earned points by the total amount of available course points.
- Tests and Major Assignments: up to 100 points
- Quizzes: up to 50 points
- Class and Homework: 5-15 points
*During the first quarter, late work will receive half credit. After the first quarter, no late work will be accepted.
Absence/Make-up Work Policy: Students should have the same number of days that he/she was absent to make up work. Absent work should be submitted via email instead of Schoology.
Subject Focus: 6th Grade homeroom and English; 7th and 8th Grade English and Literature