May 15th- May 18th
May 22nd - May 25th
Monday through Thursday we are on a block schedule that does NOT follow the printed rotation schedule on the Cope Rotation Calendar. Fridays will be normal rotation days as posted on the Cope Rotation Calendar.
Consumerism Power Point Research Project
On Monday, April 10th, I introduced the consumerism performance task writing project, and we summarized the main ideas and subtopics of each selection we read about consumerism. Students will select three research questions on Tuesday and begin developing each idea by identifying two supporting subtopics; each subtopic will be supported by text evidence and elaboration or further explanation. Please see the report directions for further details.
Tuesday- select and record research main idea topics and subtopics
Wednesday- select supporting evidence, parenthetically cite, and elaborate
Thursday- Set up Power Point slides; label each slide; Complete content slides
Friday - Complete Works Cited Slide, Introductory Slides and Closing Slides
Due dates may be adjusted as needed. Students will need to work at home and school to complete the project. Notes can be completed at home; all text material is available on returned handouts or through HRW-the online textbook.
Semester 2 Late Work Policy
Students will be given four GREEN any excuse passes for second semester. These are good for one extra day to complete an assignment without a grade reduction. Assignments turned in late without a pass will be scored accordingly:
Late 1 day = 10% reduction
Late 2 days = 20% reduction
Late 3 days = 30% reduction
Late 4 days = 40% reduction
One pass is worth +10% so if a student turns in an assignment 2 days late they can attach two passes to remove the 20% reduction that would have incurred.
If the assignment is "very late", five or more days late, the student will ONLY earn
50% of the total points possible IF the assignment was completed with a passing effort. The assignment will not be graded, nor will I provide additional handouts or copies of the assignment after the first week it is due. However, there are often additional copies available at the back table. NO MORE THAN 4 "very late" assignments will be accepted per semester.
The last day to submit late work is the week prior to the end of a quarter or a semester grade reporting. Please check parent portal on a regular basis. Print outs of grade reports can be requested at any time as needed.
This late policy is modified from the one in the August 2016 parent letter . It is a very generous policy. It is in place because I feel a "no late work accepted" policy is a policy that encourages students to avoid doing work. Students do not favor this late policy because they realize they still can be held accountable for completing the work. I generally do not offer extra credit assignments to students who have missing assignments. It is important that they complete the work the was assigned.
Thank you for your support and for helping your child as needed.
No "Homework" exist(s)