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Syllabus/Procedures

  1. 1. Syllabus/Procedures<br />
  2. 2. Course Description<br />NCDPI SCOS<br />British Literature: 449 A.D.-Present<br />Beowulf, Canterbury Tales, Hamlet, etc.<br />American Literature<br />Native American oral traditions, Crucible, Twain, Poe, etc. <br />Quizzes, creative projects, vocabulary, tests, presentations, essays, etc.<br />
  3. 3. Electronic Resources<br />Edmodo: http://www.edmodo.com/msfaris<br />SchoolFusion<br />  SLHS, Classrooms, English, Ms. Faris<br />SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/msfaris<br />
  4. 4. Supplies<br />Black or blue ink pens<br />1 lined college-ruled notebook<br />1 three-ring binder (at least 1 ½ inches)<br />1 pack lined college-ruled loose paper<br />1 pack tab dividers (at least 5 dividers)<br />Helpful: Computer/Internet access, Library card in own name, Flash drive<br />
  5. 5. Rules/Expectations<br />RESPECT:...individuals, time, property, & ideas<br />BE PREPARED: Bring the appropriate materials, assignments, & attitude to class each day<br />TRY: Give everything your best effort<br />
  6. 6. Cell Phones<br />If I see it…<br />I will take it.<br />
  7. 7. Disciplinary Actions<br />First Offense: Warning<br />Second Offense: Student-Teacher Conference<br />Third Offense: D-Hall<br />Fourth Offense: Phone Call Home &D-Hall<br />Fifth Offense: Administrative Referral<br />*Subject to change at my discretion*<br />
  8. 8. Grading<br />Quarter Breakdown<br />Notebook/Binder checks: 10%<br />Daily Assignments: 40%<br />(Essay Drafts, Quizzes, Homework, Classwork, etc.)<br />Final Assignments: 50%<br />(Tests, Completed Essays, Projects, etc.)<br />
  9. 9. Grading<br />Semester Breakdown<br />First Quarter: 37.5%<br />Second Quarter: 37.5%<br />Final Exam: 25%<br />
  10. 10. Notebooks<br />Daily Written Assignments<br />Bellringer- Every day, immediately upon entering the room<br />Notes from lectures, PowerPoints, video clips, etc.<br />
  11. 11. Notebook Headings<br />Each entry must be marked with the following heading:<br />1. Student’s name<br />2. Current unit number<br />3. Date of note taking<br />4. Title of notes/activity<br /> <br />Sample Bellringer Heading:<br />Joe Smith<br />Unit 1<br />9/2/11<br />Bellringer #7<br />Sample Notes Heading:<br />Mary Jones<br />Unit 2<br />9/21/11<br />Writing Sonnets<br />
  12. 12. Binders<br />Quizzes, Tests, Essays (Drafts and Final), Homework/Classwork, Handouts, etc.<br />Divided by Units<br />When in doubt, don’t throw it out!<br />
  13. 13. Notebook/Binder Checks<br />One check per week<br />Alternating<br />Check the calendar!<br />Document list<br />
  14. 14. Extra Credit<br />Folder with opportunities<br />3 items = 1 Daily Assignment grade<br />Graded (-, , +) and averaged<br />Twice each quarter<br />
  15. 15. Attendance/Hall Passes<br />Lock out Policy<br />First and Last 10 minutes<br />Sign Out sheet, Hall Pass<br />3 hall pass tickets per quarter<br />Extra credit<br />
  16. 16. Make-Up Work<br />If you are absent (excused or unexcused) you may turn in assignments as follows:<br />Daily Assignments<br />1st/2nd school day back = FULL credit<br />3rd school day back = HALF credit<br />4th school day back or more = ZERO credit<br />Final Assignments<br />1st school day back = FULL credit<br />2nd school day back = HALF credit<br />3rd school day back or more = ZERO credit<br />
  17. 17. Late Work<br /> If you forget to turn in an assignment, leave it at home, or simply do not have it completed on time, I will accept all late assignments the following day for half credit. Anything turned in after this point will be a zero.<br />
  18. 18. Procedures<br />Bellringer<br />Turn-in Trays<br />Missing Documents- Class Binder<br />Collateral<br />Textbooks<br />Dismissal: Desk marks, clean, computers/books<br />Countdown (3, 2, 1)<br />

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