Mrs. Devlin's Science Class Syllabus 2008
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  • Mrs. Devlin’s Science Class Syllabus for School Year 2008-2009
  • At the end of the year, you will…
    • know basic general science words and definitions
    • be able to conduct basic experiments and scientific research projects
    • be able to show inquiry skills by being curios and open minded
    • be able to collaborate and work with others
    • understand topics dealing with living organisms, ecology, nature of technology
  • Required Materials
    • Life Science textbook and workbook (issued by Mrs. Devlin)
    • 1 folder with pockets
    • 1 composition notebook
    • pen or pencil to write with, red pen (to be left in the classroom)
    • Filler paper and white plain paper (for drawing diagrams)
    • Scissors and metric ruler (to be left in the classroom)
    • $5.00 lab (details attached in parent letter)
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  • General Class Rules
    • Have a good attitude
    • Work quietly
    • Ask permission before speaking during class lectures
    • Concentrate while in class
    • Respect others
    • Be on time to class
    • Ask permission before leaving your seat
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  • Grading policies
    • Late assignments receive one letter grade lower
    • After two missed assignments, a note will be sent home for parent signature
    • Each student will complete one science project
    • Too many absences and tardiness will lower class participation grade
    • Class behavior is also graded
  • Grading scale
    • Attendance / Class participation / overall behavior 25%
    • Classwork (groupwork) / homework 25%
    • Tests / quizzes 25%
    • Projects or Class folder/notebook 25%
    • Total possible points 100%
    • 90%-100% A
    • 80%-89% B
    • 70%-79% C
    • 60%-69% D
    • 59% & below F
  • Student / Parent signature
    • Both student and parent(s) are required to sign a copy of the syllabus
    • Signatures are due by August 15 th
    • This is considered the first graded assignment
  • Welcome back to school! Be safe, be responsible, be respectful Go BMS Roadrunners!