• Mr. Smith’s Survival Guide for 7th Language Arts

     

    CONTACT:  asmith@travisusd.k12.ca.us or 437-8240.  For your current grade and missing work look at Aeries.

     

    CLASS RULES *RESPECT *RESPONSIBILITY *READINESS   AS WELL AS ALL OTHER SCHOOL RULES

     

    CONSEQUENCES 1) VERBAL WARNING 2) TIME-OUT 3) LUNCH TIME DETENTION 4) PHONE CALL HOME 5) REFERRAL

     

     

    HOMEWORK POLICY

    * FINAL DRAFTS MUST BE IN INK OR TYPED

    *NEAT OR REPEAT (work must be legible)

    *NO DOG EARS, “HAIRY”, OR WRINKLED PAPERS

    * NO MAKE–UP FOR PROJECTS, LATE TURN INS OR UNEXCUSED ABSENTS

    *IF YOU ARE ABSENT YOU MUST GET THE WORK FROM THE TEACHER ON     THE DAY YOU RETURN TO SCHOOL. YOU WILL BE GIVEN A REASONABLE OF AMOUNT OF TIME TO COMPLETE IT.

    *PUT HEADING ON ALL WORK

     

               ASSIGNMENT             NAME (FIRST AND LAST)

                                                      PERIOD

                                                      DATE

    NO NAME NO GRADE POLICY STRICTLY ENFORCED

     

    Failed vocabulary test becomes a mandatory take home make-up test

     

     

    GRADING SCALE RANGE: A=100% to 90%, B=89% to 80%, C=79% to 70%  and D= 69% to 59%  

     

    GRADING WEIGHT
    Writing Class: Vocabulary, Homework, Classwork 40%,Test 35%, Projects 15%, Participation 10%
    Literature Class: Chapter responses/homework 35%, Test 35%, Projects 20%, Participation 10% 

     

    TARDIES: LOSS OF BREAK AND/OR DETENTION

     BATHROOM BREAK: situational

     

    Last, to be successful in class try your best, participate in class discussions and have a positive attitude.