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Class Expectations and Policies Economics Edsel Ford High School Mr. Harris. Mr. Kevin Harris e-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.harris-econ.weebly.com. Attendance Policy. Attendance is essential to your ability to successfully pass this class.

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Class expectations and policies economics edsel ford high school mr harris

Class Expectations and Policies EconomicsEdsel Ford High SchoolMr. Harris


Mr kevin harris e mail harrisk@dearbornschools org web site www harris econ weebly com

Mr. Kevin Harrise-mail: [email protected] site: www.harris-econ.weebly.com


Attendance policy

Attendance Policy

  • Attendance is essential to your ability to successfully pass this class.

  • Any combination of tardies, lates or absences, which cause you to reach or exceed 10 absences, will result in you being placed on audit.


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Attendance Policy

  • Anyone who ends up on audit status can only receive full credit if their absences are excused, according to current EFHS policy, or, if you are passing the class and you score 78% or higher on the cumulative final exam.


Cell phones ipods and other electronic devices

Cell phones, Ipods and other electronic devices

  • Students should not be using any electronic device, without permission, in the classroom. This classroom is a RED ZONE.

  • If students are observed using electronic devices, they will receive a zero on the assignment for the day, this includes both formative and summative assignments, and their parents will be notified.


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Cell phones, Ipods and other electronic devices

  • Continued use of electronic devices will result in a referral to EFHS Administration according to school policy.


Grading policy scale

Grading Policy/Scale

  • Your final grade will be based upon a 90 – 10 Summative/Formative ratio.

  • A = 100 – 95%C = 76 – 74%

  • A- = 94 – 90%C- = 73 – 70%

  • B+ = 89 – 87%D+ = 69 – 67%

  • B = 86 – 84% D = 66 – 64%

  • B- = 83 – 80%D- = 63 – 60%

  • C+ = 79 – 77%E = 59% or less


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Grading Policy/Scale

  • Posting of grades/Parent Connect

    • Grades will be posted/ updated usually within 2 days of the due date of the assignment or test.

    • Please check your grade regularly for accuracy.

    • Report all concerns immediately so they can be corrected.

  • Grades will not be rounded.


Homework tests

Homework/Tests

  • In order to prepare for summative evaluations, students are expected to complete all homework, in class and review assignments.

  • Late assignments will only be accepted for credit if the student is absent, and arrangements have been made with the teacher.


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Homework/Tests

  • Tests

    • Chapter Tests

    • Mid-term

    • Final

  • All test dates will be posted well in advance of the test.

  • Each test will consist of questions designed to access the students knowledge of the material, including, but not limited to essay/short answer questions.


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Homework/Tests

  • Review materials will be given for each test.

  • Cumulative Final Exam

    • Will cover the entire semester’s coursework and will only be given to those on audit.

  • If you have 95% or greater going into the mid-term and then the final, you do not have to take that exam.


Retake make up test policy and guidelines

Retake/Make-up test policy and guidelines

  • Make up test will be available when students are absent. Dates for these test will be posted in advance.

  • Retake test dates will be posted at the time the test is posted.

  • Make up and retakes will be scheduled after school only. No make up or retakes will be given during class time… No exceptions…


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Retake/Make-up test policy and guidelines

  • Make up test may be a version of the original test.

  • Retake tests will be all essay/short answer, measuring the benchmarks of the original test.

  • Students must have completed and turned in all assigned work on time in order to eligible take the retake.


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Retake/Make-up test policy and guidelines

  • If you do not show up, for any reason, you forfeit your opportunity to a retake/make up test.

  • The final decision regarding retakes is up to the teacher.


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Retake/Make-up test policy and guidelines

  • No retakes or early tests will be given for the final exam. Students not taking the final will receive a zero on the exam, and that will be factored into their grade.

  • The final exam will be between 15% and 20% of the final grade.


Access to student text online

Access to student text online

  • www.glencoe.com/ose

  • This is the econ text code via glencoe     

  • BF9DC7011E


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