IN OUR CLASSROOM WE DO THANK YOUS, WE DO REAL, WE DO I'M SORRYS, WE DO PRAISE, WE DO TESTS, WE DO LAUGHTER, WE DO MISTAKES, WE DO RESPECT, WE DO HAPPINESS, WE DO DREAMS, WE DO PEACE, WE DO GROWING, WE DO WORKING HARD, WE DO FRIENDSHIP, WE DO LEARNING, WE ARE FAMILY.Classroom Rules:1. Follow Directions2. Complete Work On Time3. Respect Fellow Classmates4. Raise Your Hand and wait to be called on5. Stay On Task6. Respect Other People's Property7. ALWAYS Do Your Best
A = 90-100%
B = 80-90%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = below 60%
Grades are cumulative for each semester. The grade book categories(which comprise 80% of your overall course grade) are as follows:
Reading – 35%
Students will read, evaluate and use literary and informational texts at or above grade level.
On their own, students will read and understand a variety of texts ranging from simple to complex.
Writing – 35%
Students will write a variety of texts clearly and coherently using research collaboration and revision over varying lengths of time for a range of audiences.
Students will use technology to produce and publish writing and interact and collaborate with others.
Language – 20%
Students will demonstrate knowledge of correct grammar in writing and speech.
Students will apply knowledge of newly learned words and phrases to reading and writing.
Speaking and Listening – 10%
Students will listen actively to a variety of types of presentations, interpreting and evaluating them with proficiency.
Students will verbally present information in a variety of forms to a variety of audiences verbally, demonstrating command of formal English when appropriate.
The final exam will account for 20% of the overall course grade.
No extra credit will be accepted.
Grades will not be rounded at the end of the semester