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  • 1. Welcome toBriscoe Middle School!
  • 2. Required Supplies taken to all •Required Suppliesclasses: kept in Reading class: •Planner •Binder •Composition •Pouch w/ pen Book pencil/sharpener highlighter •Folder with •Note-book Paper Pockets and Brads
  • 3. Each student will have the opportunity to visit the librarythrough the reading class and all students are expectedto check out a book of their choice.On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, the first 15 minutesof class will be set-aside for SSR. At this time, everyonein the classroom will be required to read silently.Periodically, students will also be required to complete areading response activity that will encourage them tothink about and evaluate what they have been reading.
  • 4. First Tardy: Verbal Warning to StudentSecond Tardy: Verbal Warning to Student Phone Call to Parent/GuardianThird Tardy: Office Referral
  • 5. First Offense: Verbal Warning to StudentSecond Offense: Verbal Warning to Student Phone Call to Parent/GuardianThird Offense: Office Referral
  • 6. The NISD Reading Department grading policy is as follows: • 40% Formative Assessments Benchmarks Homework Assignments that assess progress • 60% Summative Assessments Tests  Major papers or projects  Assignments that assess mastery District Benchmark Assessments are given twice during the school year
  • 7. Students will be given a minimum of 2 days forevery day absent to complete make-upassignments.This holds true for both excused andunexcused absences.
  • 8. Formative assessments can be turnedin/corrected within a reasonable timeframe for a maximum grade of 75%Summative assessments can be turnedin/corrected for full credit
  • 9. Lockers - will be issued on Wed., Aug. 29th.Supplies can be brought in on that day!Parent Volunteers – go sign up in our Library!Parent Connection - is a great way to keep upwith your student’s grades!Parent Conference - please call to set up atime to discuss your student’s needs.Student Information Form – returncompleted form on Monday!
  • 10. I am very excited to have your student in my class this year!Please feel free to contact me with any questions or to schedule a conference at priscillabenavides@nisd.net or (210) 398-1100 ext. 3106Looking forward to a WONDERFUL year!