RULE 1► Speak in English. RULE 2► Speak only English to or in front of your teachers.TIME OFF : Given for relaxation purposes at the beginning or ending of a class is in ENGLISH.
STOP and LISTENWhen I talk,► Do not take a piece of paper, fetch your copybook, tell your friend the latest joke, fix your pencil box….► If you are walking around or out of place► If you arrived late or need to stand up► If you can’t find your pen or need to give in work You can finish when I finish.
Giving in► Either by platform or email (if permitted)Save your work on WORD as:1. LastName: robinson or rob2. First Name: Jaqueline or Jaque or J3. Month: 034. Exercise: Revision on erosion or erosionrobinson jaqueline03revision on erosionrobj03-erosion
Please take into accountPresentation of Written Work:► Name on Left Hand Corner► (Remember, no name, no grade.)► Blue pen► Handwriting must be neat and legible► Complete untorn correct paper► School paper - nº 3 or all in 4 - Lines- not grids► Use paragraphs and adequate spacing► Correct Punctuation, including capital and full stops are essential.► Correct basic Spelling and Grammar are essential.Kindly bear in mind that you may be asked to redo your work if the following requirements are not met.
Follow simple rules of acceptable behaviour► take turns and wait for one´s turn;► work quietly on individual assignments.► talk softly without disturbing others during group work;► In certain moments, you will find talking time; do so in English.
Avoid1.Misspelling words j2.Beginning a sentence without a capital3.Ending a sentence without a period4.The lack of paragraphs5. Writing run-on sentences6. Sloppy or unreadable work7. Lack of or inappropriate tenses
Work► You will be organised into rotating groups.► Each group must have 1 secretary + 1 coordinator► (The secretary keeps track, the coordinator reports to me.)► You will receive marks for your projects and marks for what you have learnt from other projects.► We will aim at a Social Studies blog or keep our work on Slideshare.
Books, booklets,??► We will try something different:At the beginning of each subject, pages will be uploaded to the platform. These pages must be printed out by each one of you.Printed material can be in color, black and white, draft copy or good copy.
NO Books, booklets,► Advantages:Not expensive as books; not difficult to read and boringly grey as photocopied booklets.Information can be varied and selected according to class interest.► Disadvantages:You must be responsible for printed material.
The Bad/ Good Part► Failure to give in / Low marks / lack of material ex. Printed papers. will result in you doing double work. Double Work Low mark
The Good Part► We will have lots of project work.► We will have lots of online work.► We can have a school exposition.
REMEMBEREnglish now for you is free (not for your parents, obviously) you have the time, the resources,You may never have them so available again.You are learning just by speaking, by reading, by listening, by the most simple or enjoyable ways.
But you will only learn well,if you really open your mind and heart.Teachers are here to help you.http://prezi.com/2rcy3fsls1_v/social-studies/
We first make our habits, and then ourhabits make us. John Dryden
Laziness is nothing more than thehabit of resting before you get tired. Mortimer Caplan