First Day Answers2010

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First Day Answers2010

  1. 1. Life Science Questions and Answers
  2. 2. What to bring to class? <ul><li>Bring your Laptop, pen or pencil, and your homework. </li></ul><ul><li>You will not be able to return to your locker during the class period. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do I bring my textbook to class? <ul><li>NO! </li></ul><ul><li>You will get a password for the online textbook. </li></ul><ul><li>If we need the textbook there is an extra set in the classroom. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Do we use the laptops? <ul><li>Yes, almost every day! </li></ul><ul><li>Please bring your laptop and make sure you charge it at night. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Notebooks <ul><li>We will keep a notebook on the laptop. </li></ul><ul><li>You will dropbox your notebook several times a marking period for a grade. </li></ul><ul><li>Your notebook grade is 25% of your marking period grade. </li></ul>
  6. 6. When are tests scheduled? <ul><li>We will have a test or a quiz almost every week. </li></ul><ul><li>You will know on Monday of each week, when the quiz/test is scheduled and what you need to study. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How is my grade determined? <ul><li>The notebook is 25 % </li></ul><ul><li>Homework is 25 % </li></ul><ul><li>Tests/quizzes/labs and graded assignments count for 50 %. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What happens if you do not have your Homework? <ul><li>Each homework assignment is worth 2 points </li></ul><ul><li>If you have EVERY homework assignment you will receive a 100%. </li></ul><ul><li>You can not make up missed points. </li></ul><ul><li>We check homework at the beginning of each class </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is a syllabus? <ul><li>Each Monday you will receive a schedule for the week. </li></ul><ul><li>It will tell you: </li></ul><ul><li>The topic for each day </li></ul><ul><li>The homework for each night </li></ul><ul><li>The day of the test/quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Topics to study for the test/quiz </li></ul>
  10. 10. Syllabus Responsibility <ul><li>It is your responsibility to download the syllabus for the start of class each Monday. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Absent from class <ul><li>You must make up missed work. </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments are posted on: </li></ul><ul><li>Studywiz </li></ul><ul><li>My wiki page </li></ul>
  12. 12. To get in touch with Mrs. Gillen <ul><li>My voice mail is 1432 </li></ul><ul><li>My email is </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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