SYLLABUS and Expectations
Mrs. D. Herman
7th English Language Arts
450 Tatum Dr. F: 972.747.3311
Allen, Tx 75013 V: 972.747-3308*1127
Ø Composition Notebook (1) (kept in class at all times)
Ø Loose-leaf paper
Ø Pencils a plenty
Ø colored pen (purple or green)— non-gel please
Ø Highlighters (4 different colors)
Ø Roll of transparent tape and a glue stick
Ø POST-Its (colored and any size)
Ø 1 Paper Towel Roll
NOVELS: Student Interests
o Students will need to engage in a self-selected, “HIGH interest,” grade level novel. Free reading everyday.
o Book order opportunities are available and encouraged through Scholastic. Our class code is GWGPX
Ø Written work must be neat and legible; written in pencil on one side only.
Ø If electronic, 13-point Tahoma with one inch margins.
o Papers must have a proper and complete heading at all times.
· First name last name
· Mrs. Herman
· ELA; grade; block (ELA7.3)
· Day Month year (16 August 2006)
Ø Only Original copies of assignments will be accepted. Plagiarism NOT tolerated. Students will be taught to use MLA format.
Ø Content, punctuation, grammar, spelling, and form are standards of grading all written work.
Ø Grading Categories and Weights
Ø Review the district/school policy handbook carefully
Homework, Late Work, and Make-up Work
Ø Follow student code book and district/school policy as indicated
Reward Consequence Code
Ø Students are given opportunities to earn tickets to be used at their discretion (library, bathroom, homework, I-players, and copious student centered privileges) throughout the year.
Ø We treat others as our individual self wants to be treated.
Ø Be in your seat ready to work at the RING of tardy bell.
Ø Be prepared with all required books and supplies.
Ø Keep the classroom neat and clean.
One of my classroom goals is to academically challenge each learner and facilitate behaviors responsibly, and respectfully. I am here to serve you (student, and parent).