Goals for the class:Build a strong vocabularyLearn different writing techniques– Learn studying strategies– Utilize Technology– Build reading comprehension– Gain research skills– Understand poetry– Gain knowledge of different time periods
Class Grading:20% - Tests/Quizzes/Projects30% - Homework/Class work20% - Employability10% - Final Exam20% - Journal
Supplies neededEVERYDAY for this class: Pencil and pen Paper Composition Book Book to read
No Red or Purple Ink!
SMA Classroom Procedures:– Be on time to class.– Bring necessary materials to class.– Upon entering, stow backpacks in back of room.– Bring necessary materials to your seat.– Raise hand to speak and wait to be addressed.– When acknowledged, stand to speak.– Use restrooms before class.– Do not leave classroom without teachers permission and hall pass. Approach teacher’s desk only on request.
What parents can do to help• Supervise student reading (minimum 15 pages a day)• Read what your students writes.• Encourage vocabulary development.
Call or email Visit my web page• 941-926-1700 ext. 273• Pamela_donehew@sarasota.k12.fl.us• www.sarasotamilitaryacademy.com – Departments – Reading• www.pameladonehew.com – THE EAGLE ON READING