(Parents, e-mail is the best way to contact me.)
Hours available: 1, 3 (Check Room 906 or Cubicle)
I am also available before and after school (most days).
English 9: Click link below for syllabus
English 10: Click link below for syllabus
****NOTE: There is absolutely NO rounding up of grades at the end of the semester.
LATE WORK POLICY: Students are expected to turn assignments in on the due date when collected. Unexcused late assignments are subject to one letter grade deduction. Late work turned in one week after due date is subject to 50% off.
BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS AND CLASSROOM CONDUCT:
1. Be in your seat and ready to work when the bell rings. Please see AHS handbook for tardiness consequences.
2. Bring needed materials to class.
3. Electronic devices can be used for academic purposes when Ms. Verkler gives permission. Items will be taken to the office if not used appropriately.
4. RESPECT others.
* pens, pencils, and highlighters
*A folder, binder, and notebook that can be used for English and Social Studies (blue)
*Google login account information
ACHIEVE DUE DATES FOR ALL HOURS
9/13= 2 articles
9/20= 4 articles
9/27= 6 articles
10/4= 8 articles
10/11= 10 articles
10/18= 12 articles
10/25= 14 articles
11/1= 16 articles
11/8= 18 articles
11/15= 20 articles
11/22= 22 articles
12/6= 24 articles
12/13= 26 articles
12/20= 28 articles
1/3= 30 articles
1/10= 32 articles *****FINAL DUE DATE
Achieve 3000 is an non-fiction online reading program; students will take an online reading test at the beginning of the semester. Based on those results, students will be able to access readings at their individual reading level. Each reading has 8 questions. Students will be expected to complete two articles/week. Achieve reading are due Fridays. Temporary grades will be updated each Monday. If students are caught up, grades will reflect reading averages based on the comprehension questions. If a student has less than 50% of the articles complete, the Achieve grade will be a zero. If a student has more than 50% of the articles complete but is not quite at the correct number, the grade will be a 50%.