over 2 years ago
By Mary Alice Lindsey
Textbook: ¡Expresate! Website: http://my.hrw.com
Please do not write in textbook. Students will be charged for any damages or lost book.
Pencil or pen (black or blue ink only)
Textbook and workbook will be provided.
Post-It notes (Recommended but optional)
Notecards (Recommended for flash cards but optional)
Book or reading material for Sustained Silent Reading
Students are expected to come to class prepared each and every day.
Tests count 3 times, quizzes count 2 times, and classwork assignments count 1 time.
Class Participation counts 1 time.
-having textbook, workbook, notebook, pencil/pen
-being involved in class discussions and team activities
- homework Written homework may be assigned 2-3 times a week. Students should review and practice pronunciation everyday.
Students begin with 100 points each nine weeks. Points are deducted for lack of participation. Participation grade is averaged into 9-weeks grade.
Special projects may be assigned.
Extra Credit-Students may present short reports on current events in Spanish-speaking countries. One report per week is allowed for 5 points. Points are averaged into interim grade and 9-weeks grade.
Perfect attendance – 1 point will be added to each 9-weeks grade for perfect attendance. Only absences due to school-related activities will be accepted.
It is important to practice Spanish everyday! Written homework assignments should be on time and complete. Homework will be graded occasionally as a CHECK grade – not for accuracy but for complete effort. ALWAYS BE PREPARED!!!!!!
Classroom Expectations/Student Responsibilities:
Be prepared and be ready! Be seated and have materials ready to use when the tardy bell rings. Remain seated until dismissal bell rings or I dismiss you.
R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Be respectful when others speak. I will listen when you speak. You must listen when I speak. You must also listen to other students.
Solo agua! Water only is allowed in class. No food or other beverage. No chewing gum.
Reasonable bathroom passes are allowed. Please bring a note from doctor if a medical problem exists.
Be responsible: Students are responsible for all objectives, notes, and assignments missed due to absences.
I am available for extra help during both lunches and after school.
All rules in the NSHS student handbook are enforced in this class.
For minor rule infractions and consequences, after school detention in the classroom may be assigned.