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Course Syllabus

  1. 1. Welcome to Fashion! Mrs. Kallal
  2. 2. Course Content <ul><li>Students will… </li></ul><ul><li>Study what people wear </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize ways in which clothing communicates </li></ul><ul><li>Identify various elements of clothing design, style, and care </li></ul>
  3. 3. Course Content…Continued <ul><li>Participate in class discussions and in-class activities </li></ul><ul><li>Complete a variety of group/individual assignments, & projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rules and Guidelines <ul><li>ATTENDANCE </li></ul><ul><li>Please be in your assigned seat when the bell rings! </li></ul><ul><li>Tardy Policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First– Teacher detention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second – Teacher detention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third – Call home - detention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fourth – Office referral </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Detention is 15 min. served with me before/after school or on Fridays during lunch. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Rules and Guidelines…Continued <ul><li>SUPPLIES NEEDED: </li></ul><ul><li>Pen/pencil, notebook paper, planner </li></ul><ul><li>FCS bucks </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion Folder </li></ul><ul><li>The binder will be provided to you in class and all of its contents can be used on the final exam (HINT: It is a great way to keep your fashion materials organized!!) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Rules and Guidelines…Continued <ul><li>Please validate respect to the teacher and your fellow classmates; NO negativity towards others will be tolerated! </li></ul><ul><li>You will respect school property and that of your classmate’s </li></ul><ul><li>All other rules that apply can be found in the East High student handbook </li></ul>
  7. 7. Rules and Guidelines…Continued <ul><li>NO FOOD OR DRINK!! (unless you have a note from the nurse or it is part of an FCCLA, or special activity) </li></ul><ul><li>Absolutely no cell phones or other electronic devices such as I-PODS! They are not to be used in the classroom! PLEASE keep these items put away until after/before school! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Grading <ul><li>Grades are based on points earned on daily assignments, tests/quizzes, projects, and the child development notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance is important as a MAJORITY of the work is done in class </li></ul>
  9. 9. Late Work <ul><li>All work missed due to absences will be given an “F” or “zero” until the appropriate work has been completed. YOU are responsible for late work! </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments just one day late will automatically have a 20% point deduction! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Grading <ul><li>EXTRA CREDIT: </li></ul><ul><li>Offered throughout the semester </li></ul><ul><li>Must be turned in before the final exam </li></ul><ul><li>Please see me if you have an idea for an extra credit project </li></ul>
  11. 11. $$FCS BUCKS $$ <ul><li>Earn FCS bucks… </li></ul><ul><li>By being in class and being on time </li></ul><ul><li>Random acts of kindness </li></ul><ul><li>By having perfect attendance at the end of term one </li></ul><ul><li>Earning them for prizes or games </li></ul><ul><li>Being selected student of the month </li></ul>
  12. 12. Why should I save FCS bucks?? <ul><li>Final Exam Exemption </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100 bucks to be exempt from the final exam (this works in addition to the school’s final exam exemption policy) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extra Credit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 20 bucks each term can be turned in as extra credit points or to make up an assignment </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Text Book Policy <ul><li>DO NOT LOSE YOUR TEXTBOOK! IT WILL COST YOU A LOT OF MONEY!! </li></ul>
  14. 14. FCS Student of the Month <ul><li>FCS Student of the Month will be awarded to one student from the child development, personal health and development, and fashion class each month </li></ul><ul><li>This student must: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have good attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn in and complete work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show respect to others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be a model student </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. What questions do you have?
  16. 16. Tell Me More… <ul><li>On a sheet of paper answer the following. Turn into the black bin on my desk. (name is optional) </li></ul><ul><li>What are your hobbies and interests? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did you take this course? </li></ul><ul><li>What specific things would you like to learn in this course? </li></ul><ul><li>What skills/knowledge/experiences do you bring to this class that might benefit me and the other students? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I help you be successful? </li></ul>