Environmental Science Syllabus & Grading

Daily Procedures: CELL PHONES / ELECTRONICS / FOOD MUST BE PUT AWAY BEFORE ENTERING THE CLASSROOM

  • Immediately after entering room, pick up handouts from front table.
  • Sit in assigned seat
  • Place on your desk/table:

                    - 3 Ring Binder, open to where we left off yesterday

                    - Writing Tool

                    - Assignment Pad: Record the homework for the day

                    - Completed Homework: out and ready to be collected or checked

  • Check the front screen for DO NOW or further instructions
  • Raise your hand to ask questions or contribute to discussions. One person speaks at a time.
  • Remain seated until dismissed.
  • Respect EVERYONES right to be heard and to learn.
  • BE KIND.

    Discipline:

  • First: Reminder of appropriate behavior
  • Second: Parent Contact
  • Third: Parent Contact & Teacher Detention
  • More??: Administrative Referral
  • Do not mistreat or say any negative comments to any individuals in the class…..at all.
  • Cheating (sharing?): all parties involved receive a zero for the assignment(s). Assignments that are identical or nearly identical (with similar sentence syntax and spelling errors) will be considered “shared”. Photocopies of all papers involved will be available for parental and/or administrative examination.

    Materials Needed:

    1) Textbook:  Holt Environmental Science

            2) Pen or Pencil

            3) Highlighter

            4) 3 Ring-binder with filler paper                            

            5) Agenda or planner (for assignments/due dates)

    GRADING/GRADE DISTRIBUTION: grades in class are determined by the total cumulative points that are earned throughout a marking period on quizzes, tests, labs, class assignments, projects, essays, etc. that are given and collected throughout the marking period. Work submitted 1 day late will receive 20% off the first day, 40% the second day, and not be accepted after that.