8th Grade Social Studies
Ø Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ø Phone: (480)-472-2754
Classroom Rules and Expectations
Ø Follow all Stapley and Mesa Public Schools’ rules, including, but not limited to, the dress code and electronics policies.
Ø Come to class on time. You need to be in your seat when the bell rings.
Ø Come to class prepared. Have a writing utensil, homework, notebook, binder, etc.
Ø Accept responsibility for class assignments and responsibilities
Ø Do not act in a way that will disrupt your learning, or others learning.
Ø All letter grades are based on a percentage of points earned.
¨ 90% and up = A
¨ 80-89% = B
¨ 70-79% = C
¨ 60-69% = D
¨ Below 60% = F
Ø Grades will not be rounded
Ø Grades will be entered and updated AT LEAST once a week, usually 2 to 3 times a week
Ø It is the students responsibility to check their grades and be aware of missing assignments
Ø Parents can access the gradebook through the parent portal
Late Work Policy
Ø After the first day, students will only receive 50% of the points earned.
Ø Late assignments can be turned in until the day the unit test is taken, study guides will not be accepted late.
Ø Make up and retake tests and quizzes must be made up or re-taken within one week of when the test/quiz was given. It is the STUDENTS responsibility to schedule a time to come take the test.
Ø If students are absent, it is their responsibility for obtaining and completing missed material. Students will have one day for every day they are absent to make up the work.
v Required Materials
Ø Pen AND pencil
Ø Whiteboard marker
Ø School Planner
Ø Notebook paper OR a notebook designated to social studies