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Policies and Procedures

Ms. Elizabeth Morales

English 9-12

(305) 752-7900, ext. 5141

 

Class Policies

English 9-12th Grade

 

Class Expectations:

  • You will be on time to class everyday.
  • You will follow the classroom/school rules at all times.
  • You will come to class prepared with the proper texts & materials.
  • You will do your class work, homework, or makeup assignments in the allotted time.
  • You will participate in class discussions.

 

Procedures:

  • Sleeping, inappropriate behavior, & vulgar language will not be tolerated.
  • Personal grooming is not allowed.
  • The uniform/dress code policy will be enforced.
  • Cell phones and electronic devices are not allowed in the classroom. If any of these are visible, they will be TAKEN AWAY & sent to an administrator. Your parent/guardian must then pick up the item.
  • Homework will be collected at the beginning of class. No assignments will be accepted after the teacher has collected the homework.
  • Journals will be written first 10-15 minutes of class.
  • Notes will be reviewed when asked by the teacher.
  • All classwork & homework must be written in black or blue ink, unless stated that it must be typed. Assignments written in any other color or in pencil will not be accepted.

 

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Name

Ms. Morales

English /Period #

Date

 

Dismissal:

  • Stay in your assigned seat until the teacher dismisses you. The bell does NOT dismiss you.
  • Students will be expected to leave the classroom in the same condition they found it.

 

Substitute Teachers:

  • If there is a substitute teacher in the class, students will be expected to behave accordingly, as the class rules will be enforced.
  • No passes will be given by the substitute.
  • Work done with the substitute will be graded.

 

Passes:

  • Only 2 restroom passes per period will be issued; please use the restroom before or after class.
  • Students are expected to go to the library & see other teachers on their own time.

 

 

Absences & Makeup Work:

  • Attendance is mandatory. Excessive absences will negatively affect your progress in class.
  • Make-up work will only be given for EXCUSED absences and with a valid admit from the attendance office. It is your responsibility to see me about make-up work as soon as you return to class.
  • Late homework will not be accepted, unless in the case of an excused absence.

 

 

 

 

Extra Credit:

  • Extra credit will be given at the teacher’s discretion. It will not be given on an individual basis.

 

Grading Scale:

A         90-100              C         70-79                F          0-59

B         80-89                D         60-69

 

Materials:

2 Packs of Post Its

Pens (black or blue)

3 ring binder for assignments (with paper)

1 Pack of Markers or Colored Pencils

1 Pack of Construction Paper

Highlighters

* There are a variety of books that will be read in this class. You will be given time to purchase these books when we start reading the literature.

 

*I look forward to an exciting year with you!!!*

 

Ms. Elizabeth Morales

Language Arts Department

Felix Varela Senior High School

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