Grades: Homework: 18%, Test/Portfolio/Vocabulary: 45%,Class Participation/ Quiz/ FCA’s : 15%,Class/Daily Assignments: 22%
IMPORTANT: You may earn credit for the class by acquiring a passing grade for the year, but in order to receive the credit you MUST PASS the end of the year course exam. If you do not pass the exam, the credit will be held until the exam is passed.
Students will be required to keep a binder (portfolio) with all the work completed during the year. THIS WILL BE 45 % OF YOUR 9 WEEKS GRADE ALONG WITH CHAPTER TEST! The portfolio will be graded on organization, neatness, and maintenance. An example of the notebook will be displayed the first week of class. The binder will consist of vocabulary, graphic organizers, concept maps and manipulates for each chapter.
LATE PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY UP T0 THE PROGRESS REPORTS FOR FIRST HALF OF THE NINE WEEKS AND ONE WEEK BEFORE REPORT CARDS THE SECOND HALF OF THE NINE WEEKS. ALL LATE WORK WILL RECEIVE A MAXIUM GRADE OF A 50% NO MATER WHAT WAS MADE ON THE PAPER. NO EXTENTIONS WILL BE MADE OTHER THAN THE PREVIOUSLY STATED UNLESS OKAYED BY ME!
You were asked to view the contant of this page the first day of class for homework. You have until Wednesday 8/22/12 to varify that you have looked over the syllabus. You will verify this by writing on a piece of paper the following information: PASSWORD "It's great to be a wildcat" and the color of this Password. Bring the paper to class and present it with your name and class period on it. Don't miss out on your first 100.
Parents please sign up in guidance for the parent portal; this will be the best way to keep up to date on your young adult's current grade.
***THERE WILL BE NO EXTRA CREDIT OFFERED DURING THE YEAR***
If a student is absent and it is excused, it will be the Student’s responsibility to request the missed work. Make-up assignments are due a specified number of days after return. If the absence is unexcused no make up will be allowed. Missed assignments can also be found on line at www.foresthigh.org/under the instructional staff link “David Kwiatkowski Website”