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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

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ECONOMICS

MR. MAY

GENERAL CLASS RULES:

 SEE THE 12 NON-NEGOTIONAL RULES

GENERAL CLASS EXPECTATIONS:

 

  Be on time

  Have your homework finished and turned in at the beginning of the class period for full credit

  Use black pencil or black or blue ink for credit

  Be respectful of what the instructor has to say

  Take care of your socializing and personal needs between classes and at lunch

 

ABSENCES:

It is expected that when a student is absent from class, he/she will check with other students for what was missed.  Then that student will get the assignment from the teacher and turned in a timely manner. Missed quizzes, videos, and tests must be made up after school and within one week of the absence.  Opportunities for make up and/or after school help can be done on Mondays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays.

 

MISSING WORK:

All work must be turned in on time. Late assignments will be reduced by 50%. All late assignments must be turned in by the end of the marking period to receive credit. If a student is absent from school on the day that the homework is due, then that student must turn in the homework on the first day that he/she returns.  If a student is absent from school on the day that the homework is assigned, then the homework is due two school days after that student returns.

 

TICKETS:

Each student will receive a ticket each day that s/he is on time, in dress code, in the assigned seat, and with the proper materials ready for class. The tickets can be used for extra credit by attaching them to a test at the rate of two tickets for one extra credit point.

 

 

NOTE ABOUT GRADING:

Any student who earns a semester grade in the 50 – 59% range and has all of the assignments in will receive a letter grade of D-.

 

GRADING SCALE:

 

A = 93-100

A- = 90-92

B+ = 87-89

B = 83-86

B- = 80-82

C+ = 77-79

C = 73-76

C- = 70-72

D+ = 67-69

D = 63-66

D- = 60-62

 

E = 59 and below

 

 

ASSIGNMENTS:


18 VOCAB QUIZZES    

18 WEEKLY TESTS

16 VIDEO ASSIGNMENTS

18 CHAPTER WORKSHEETS

2 MYSTERY WRITINGS

SEVERAL EXTRA CREDIT GAMES


WEB SITE:

http://northwestern-edison.tripod.com

This web site contains information for this class. Please use it if you are absent on a lecture day to copy the notes for that lecture.

 

TEST CORRECTIONS:

A student may correct any test question that they did not receive full credit by rewriting a complete and correct answer for that question.  This rewrite must be done on a clean sheet of paper and attached to the test. All rewrites must be turned in by the end of the marking period.

 

SEMESTER SCHEDULE:

 

9/20             lesson 1

9/27             lesson 2

                                  

10/4             lesson 3

10/11           lesson 4                                 

10/18           lesson 5

10/25           lesson 6 

                                 

11/1           lesson 7

11/8           lesson 9                                 

11/15         lesson 10

11/22         lesson 11                                

11/29         lesson 12

                               

12/6           lesson 13                               

12/13         lesson 14

12/20         lesson 15

                               

1/3             lesson 16

1/10           lesson 17                                

1/17           lesson 18

1/24           Exam Week

 
 
 
 
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