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Course:  English I

Instructor:  A. Jones

Email:  amber.jones@earlyisd.net

Conference: 2nd period

“Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.”  -Benjamin Franklin

Supplies:     *3 ring binder (just for English) 1 ½ inch

                      *5 tab package of dividers

                      *Notebook paper, college preferred

                       *Blue or Black pens/ Colored pens for annotating

                       *Highlighter

                       *Pencils

                       *Sticky notes to mark novels and stories

Grading:    *45% Tests

                    *35% Compositions/Projects

                     *20% Learning activities/Daily work

Late work is allowed after one day with a 20 point deduction.  Late work after 3 days will be accepted for the highest grade of a 70% (with exception of extenuating circumstances).   Extra credit will be offered for enrichment presentations and writings that excel classroom learning.

Rules:

  1. Participate maturely in classroom discussions and activities.
  2. Preparation is the key to success.
  3. Push yourself to THINK and believe in yourself.
  4. Praise and respect each other and your teacher.
  5. Phones and other electronic devices are to be stored out of sight unless otherwise instructed.

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