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Mr. Gay. 6 th Grade Language Arts. Support/Communication. Teacher Website: gcps-rongay.onmycalendar.com Parent Portal. You have access to grades daily. Register in the front office. Emai l: [email protected] Call: 678-407-7140 and leave a message. They will get it to me.

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Mr gay

Mr. Gay

6th Grade Language Arts


Support communication

Support/Communication

  • Teacher Website:

    • gcps-rongay.onmycalendar.com

  • Parent Portal.You have access to grades daily. Register in the front office.

  • Email:[email protected]

  • Call: 678-407-7140 and leave a message. They will get it to me.


About mr gay

About Mr. Gay

  • Born in Bradenton, Florida

  • Lived in Springfield, Missouri for 5 years (94-98) while attending seminary.

  • Wife, Serina, is the Tech. Ed. Dept. Chair at Central Gwinnett. She teaches Food Science and future teachers.

  • Worked with Bank of America before becoming a teacher in 2006.


About mr gay1

About Mr. Gay

Educational Background:

-State College of Florida: AA

-University of South Florida: BA

-Assemblies of God Theological Seminary: MA

-University of Georgia: Teaching Endorsement

-Nova Southeastern University: Ed. S.

-Walden University: Ed.D. candidate.


About mr gay2

About Mr. Gay

Teaching Certifications:

1. English/Language Arts grades 4-12;

2. Social Science grades 4-8;

3. Special Ed. Social Science P-12;

4. Special Ed. Consultative P-12;

5. Special Education Core Content Knowledge: LA, MA, SC, & SS- P-8.

Georgia Professional Standards Commission

(“Highly Qualified” under NCLB)


Mr gay s website

Mr. Gay’s Website

http://www.gcps-rongay.onmycalendar.com


6 th grade language arts

A class set is provided for use during class time.

If needed, you may request a set of books for home use by contacting your child’s case manager.

OUR TEXTBOOK:

  • The Language of Literature (McDougall Littell);

  • Bridges to Literature (McDougall Littell);

  • Language Network: Grammar, Writing, Communication (McDougall Littell)


Academic content timeline

Academic Content Timeline

Note:reading strategies, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, study skills, writing, speaking and listening are taught within thematic units throughout the academic year.


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Academic Content Timeline

1st Semester:

1st Nine Week Theme: “Fitting In”

  • Primary Reading Focus – Literary

  • Primary Writing Focus – Argumentative

    2nd Nine Week Theme: “The World Around Us”

  • Primary Reading Focus – Informational

  • Primary Writing Focus – Informational


Timeline

Timeline

2ndSemester

3rd Nine Week Theme: “Determination and Perseverance”

  • Primary Reading Focus – Literary

  • Primary Writing Focus – Informational

    4th Nine Week Theme: “Achievements - Past/Present/Future”

  • Primary Reading Focus – Informational

  • Primary Writing Focus – Argumentative


Max teaching

MAX Teaching

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Expectations

Expectations

  • Students must be on time and prepared with all of the necessary materials for class each day.

  • Students need a composition book and 1.5”, 3-ring binder.


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Expectations

  • All work is expected to be turned in on time.

    • Students with excused absences will have one day for each absent day to complete missed assignments.

    • Late work must be turned in within 2 weeks of the original due date.


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Expectations

  • It is the students’ responsibility to obtain work missed during any absences. The student should schedule to make-up tests upon his/her return.

  • Appropriate behavior is expected at all times. Students will not be allowed to disturb the learning environment of others.


Evaluation

Evaluation

  • Academic grades will be based on

    • tests

    • projects and/or writing assignments

    • quizzes

    • class work (& homework)

    • Interim and Final Exams (13% of total grade)

  • Effort grades will be based on

    • participation in class

    • Work completion


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Evaluation

  • There will be no extra credit given in this class.

  • I am available for extra help, questions, or concerns.

  • It is the responsibility of the students to ask for extra help. (Self Advocacy)


Grade recovery

GRADE RECOVERY

  • I will attempt to collect make-up work from students, however, it is THEIRresponsibility to do the work and turn it in.

    • I offer a website with MANY resources.

    • I will remind students,

    • I will offer morning help sessions by appointment.

    • I will contact parents (emailed progress reports, direct emails, and/or phone calls.)


Retest policy

RETEST POLICY

See the school website for the official retest policy.


Thank you for attending curriculum night

Thank You! for attending curriculum night!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


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