Welcome to Mrs. Benjamin’s
English Class
2013-14
Mountain View High School
Welcome to Mrs. Benjamin’s Class!
Supplies
Needed Everyday:
• Pen
• Binder with Paper
Beneficial:
• Hi-lighter
• Colored p...
Books to purchase
Daily Grammar Practice
• $6.50
• Breaks grammar down
into bite-size chunks
that are easier to
swallow.
•...
Requested Classroom Donations
• Kleenex
• Hand Sanitizer
• Disinfectant Wipes
• Yuck. ‘Nuff said.
By the Numbers
Grade Percentage
Breakdown:
• Classwork ( Homework,
Quizzes): 35%
• Interim Tests: 5%
• Summative (Tests, E...
Rule # 1: Come to class prepared.
Rule #2:
Rule #3:
Rule #4: Sidebar conversations?
Rule #5: There’s no such thing as a dumb
question!
Rule #6: What about electronic devices?
Rule #7: Put your name and class
period on every assignment.
Rule #8: Keep track of assignment deadlines!
Rule #9: Stay in your seats until you’re
dismissed.
Todd Martin
How to Succeed in Mrs. Benjamin's English Class Without Really Trying
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An introduction to Mrs. Benjamin's English class for 2013-2014 at Mountain View High School, Lawrenceville, GA.

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How to Succeed in Mrs. Benjamin's English Class Without Really Trying

  1. 1. Welcome to Mrs. Benjamin’s English Class 2013-14 Mountain View High School
  2. 2. Welcome to Mrs. Benjamin’s Class! Supplies Needed Everyday: • Pen • Binder with Paper Beneficial: • Hi-lighter • Colored pens/pencils • Note Cards
  3. 3. Books to purchase Daily Grammar Practice • $6.50 • Breaks grammar down into bite-size chunks that are easier to swallow. • Remind your parents to purchase your DGP on MyPaymentsPlus Books to buy (if possible) • Assigned novels • Improve learning by – yes, I’m serious – writing in the books • Begin with: – 10th – The Oedipus Cycle by Sophocles, translated by Fitts and Fitzgerald – 11th – The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  4. 4. Requested Classroom Donations • Kleenex • Hand Sanitizer • Disinfectant Wipes • Yuck. ‘Nuff said.
  5. 5. By the Numbers Grade Percentage Breakdown: • Classwork ( Homework, Quizzes): 35% • Interim Tests: 5% • Summative (Tests, Essays, Projects): 40% • Final Exam: 20% Late Policy Reminder Day 1 = -10% grade Day 2 = -20% grade Day 3 = -30% grade Day 4+ = Assignments not accepted
  6. 6. Rule # 1: Come to class prepared.
  7. 7. Rule #2:
  8. 8. Rule #3:
  9. 9. Rule #4: Sidebar conversations?
  10. 10. Rule #5: There’s no such thing as a dumb question!
  11. 11. Rule #6: What about electronic devices?
  12. 12. Rule #7: Put your name and class period on every assignment.
  13. 13. Rule #8: Keep track of assignment deadlines!
  14. 14. Rule #9: Stay in your seats until you’re dismissed.
  15. 15. Todd Martin

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