1st week of school
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DO NOWCome in quietly and sit in assigned seat!Read First Four Days of SchoolFill out questionnaire form then hand in to me quietly!
Ice Breaker: Day OneArrange yourself in groups according to horoscope (Aries, Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Cancer, Virgo, Libra, Gemini, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Pisces, Aquarius, )No talking, but you can use hands and motions.
Where does your birthday fall?Aries: March 21- April 19 Aquarius: Jan 20- Feb 18Taurus: April 20- May 20Gemini: May 21- June 20Cancer: June 21- July 22Leo: July 23- August 22Virgo: Aug 21- Sept, 22Libra: Sept. 23- Oct 22Scorpio: Oct. 23-Nov. 21Sagittarius: Nov. 22- Dec. 19Capricorn: Jan. 20-Feb. 18
Welcome to Literature (Periods 3, 4, 6,7)In this course will learn about various elements of literature along with many forms of writing.Lets take a look at our syllabus..
Required Textbooks/Novels9th GradeTimeless Voices, Timeless Themes (Prentice Hall)To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
Required Textbook/Novel(11th Grade)Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes (Prentice Hall)A Raisin In the Sun (Lorraine Hansberry)
State LawFour years of English You get credits for the classes you pass with a 60% and above average per marking period
Language Arts Grading Scale100-97 = A+96-93 = A92-90 = A-
89-87 = B+86-83 = B82-80 = B-
79-77 = C+76-73 = C72-70 = C-
69-67 = D+66-63 = D62-60 = D-
59 and below = F
Grade BreakdownTests (25% )Class Participation/Class Work (25%)*Quizzes (20%)Homework (20%)Citizenship (10%)Note Change on Syllabus
Class Participation GradeThroughout the week there will be many opportunities for you to participate in class:Reading AloudGroup DiscussionsAsking Meaningful Questions Teacher will record participation points.
Class Participation GradeIf you are sent out for not following the class rules, you will earn a 0% for the day and it is your responsibility to come to me or find out the assignment. You are still responsible to hand in any work (homework or assignments) during your absence
Absence PolicyIf you are absent in which work is due, you must hand this in upon the day of your return. Failure to do so= 0%It is your responsibility to come to me after class to ask for any missed work, or email me at: email@example.com
Essay WritingTimed Writing PromptsOpen Ended QuestionsJournal Writing
NJ Holistic Scoring RubricOut of 6 points (Usually a quiz grade)Rubric will be passed out.
GroupIndependentTopic specific rubric will be administered.
My Office HoursWednesday: after school Or by appointmentAll make up test must be taken after schoolTutoring is available through: American Tutors
Homework:Create your own Biography. Come in tomorrow with your notebook and pencils/pens.
Looking Ahead: Quiz on Friday
Do NowLine up around the room according to last nameNo talking, but you may use motions/handsIn groups answer and discuss at least 10 interview questionsShare at least one response for each person
Welcome: Today we will go over the rules/ class procedures!Ms. Campbell is a jealous teacher!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Absolutely no cell phones, headphones, ipods, anything that will distract you, me and/or the class.
Class ProceduresMust take notes!When you come in, you must sit in your assigned seats AND start the DO NOW activity.Read Agenda when posted.
Rule/Class Procedures ContinuedClass starts immediately when the bell rings. Announcements will be givenI will not repeat the announcements! You must come on-time!
RepercussionsFailure to adhere to class rules/procedures will get you sent out the classroom with a zeroWhen you get sent out, you can not leave after 9th period. You must come to me
MaterialsUpon arrival, you will be expected to have a notebook and pen/pencil.You will fail this class if you do not take notes!
Any Questions????Next : Writing SampleFriday: Test