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  • 1. 6th Grade Reading Welcome to Mrs. Flores’ Classroom
  • 2. School Supplies
    • Required Supplies:
        • Pen/Pencil
        • Notebook Paper
        • Composition Book or Spiral Notebook
        • Folder with Pockets and Brads
  • 3. Homework
    • Students are required to read outside of school for a minimum of 100 minutes per week.
    • Students will be responsible for choosing their reading materials and dividing their reading time according to their individual schedules.
    • Reading logs will be turned in weekly to track student progress and to provide opportunities for students to reflect on what they have read.
    • Parent/Guardian signatures are encouraged
  • 4. Briscoe Tardy Policy First Tardy: Verbal Warning to Student Second Tardy: Verbal Warning to Student Phone Call to Parent/Guardian Third Tardy: Office Referral
  • 5. Grading Policy
    • The NISD Reading Department grading policy is as follows:
      • 50% Formative Assessments
        • Benchmarks
        • Homework
        • Assignments that assess progress
      • 50% Summative Assessments
        • Tests
        • Major papers or projects
        • Assignments that assess mastery
    • District Benchmark Assessments are given twice during the school year
  • 6. Make-Up Work
    • Students will be given a minimum of 2 days for every day absent to complete make-up assignments.
    • This holds true for both excused and unexcused absences.
  • 7.
    • Formative assessments can be turned in/corrected within a reasonable time frame for a maximum grade of 75%
    • Summative assessments can be turned in/corrected for full credit
  • 8. Contact Information: 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 tammy.flores@nisd.net or (210) 398-1100. It is going to be a WONDERFUL year!