Welcome to world history honors!


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Welcome to world history honors!

  1. 1. Welcome to world history honors!<br />Getting to know a little bit about the classroom and Ms. Herzl.<br />
  2. 2. A Little Bit About Me<br />I was born in NY, later moved to VT, where I lived until I came to MA.<br />This is my third year at Triton.<br />I graduated from the University of Vermont.<br />I like James Bond movies.<br />I got married this summer!<br />
  3. 3. Course Expectations<br />Everyone received a copy of the course expectations which they should read over carefully tonight with a parent/guardian and return the signed slip to me next class.<br />Your grade is broken down as follows: Tests 40%, Quizzes 10%, Projects 20%, Writing 25%, Class Participation 5%.<br />Your class will receive a lot of materials (aka: paper) so it is highly recommended that you have a three ring binder of at least 1” thickness to keep track of everything and some loose leaf paper or a notebook to take notes in.<br />
  4. 4. Class Rules<br />Basic Student Responsibilities<br /> 1. Cooperate with and respect your teacher and classmates. <br />2. Respect the rights and property of others. <br />3. Carry out your basic student responsibilities. <br />4. Follow the rules as outlined in the student handbook.<br /> 1. Come to class prepared and ready to learn. <br />2. Start your work on time and allow time to finish. <br />3. Ask for help when you need it. <br />4. Do your own work. <br />5. Turn your work in on time. <br />6. Accept responsibility for grades and other consequences.<br />
  5. 5. Signing out<br />If you are going to the bathroom/locker/water fountain you need to sign out on the clipboard and take it with you.<br />When you return please write the time of your return and place the clipboard back on the hook.<br />If you need to go to the nurse you will need a written pass from me, not the clipboard.<br />
  6. 6. Food and Drink<br />You may have food only during snack period (the beginning of 3rd period).<br />You may bring a beverage as long as it’s in a re-sealable bottle (no cans!). If you finish your beverage please recycle the container.<br />You may chew gum as long as you don’t stick it on the desks!<br />We will always take 2nd lunch.<br />If having food or drinks in the room becomes an issue they will no longer be permitted.<br />
  7. 7. Electronic devices<br />No phones, ipods, game systems, or any other electronic devices are allowed.<br />If I see you with any of the above items they will be placed in the penalty box.<br />1st time – placed in penalty box until the end of the day.<br />2nd time – placed in penalty box and then turned over to administrator.<br />3rd time – sent to office and parents contacted.<br />
  8. 8. Everyday Needs<br />Handouts for the day can always be found on the front table.<br />Markers, glue, and scissors for in class use are in the drawers and available for you to borrow and use in class.<br />Lined, blank, and some colored paper is available.<br />
  9. 9. Extra Copies<br />The extra copies binder is on the front table. If you need another copy find the binder for your class and what you need should be available. If not, please see me.<br />
  10. 10. Daily Notebooks<br />There is one notebook for every class period. In the notebook you will find what was completed in class and what the homework was. This is a great resource if you were absent or updating your Interactive Notebook.<br />
  11. 11. Assignment Slips<br />If you do not have an assignment completed on the day it’s due you will need to fill out an assignment slip.<br />The assignment slips are saved, and after you’ve accumulated five (5) slips parents/guardians will be notified.<br />
  12. 12. Rental Center<br />You should always come to class prepared, but if you’ve forgotten some materials you may borrow them from the Rental Center.<br />If the material you needed from the Rental Center is out on loan, don’t ask me for an extra!<br />
  13. 13. The Pigeon<br />The pigeon is a joke gift that is on loan from a friend. <br />He is very delicate so please avoid touching him and be gentle if you do. <br />
  14. 14. Website<br />Your assignment tonight (in addition to reading over the course expectations with your parents and having them sign the slip) is to check out my website: http://msherzlworldhistory.wikispaces.com and fill out the getting to know you survey. Also feel free to look at the other pages and poke around. You’ll be posting on the wiki soon!<br />If you won’t be able to get online tonight please pick up a hard copy of the getting to know you survey on the way out and bring it back to me next class.<br />