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  1. 2013-14 CGHS Curriculum Night- “Parent Challenge” Welcome Parents!!!

  2. Biology- Grading CP/Honors/Gifted • Class Assessments (includes HW) 20% • Quizzes/Notebook Check 15% • Summative Assessment 40% • Final Exam 15% • County Interim 5% • Performance Assessment 5%

  3. AP Bio- Grading • Quiz/study guides/reviews 10% • Lab Assessments 15% • Free Response Questions 10% • MC Exams/Projects 35% • Final Exam + PA 20% • Classwork Maintenance 10% (* 10% points added to final grade at end of semester)

  4. Biology- Academic Expectations • Be Present/Be on time! • Materials- Every Day: • Interactive Student NB • Glue Sticks • Highlighters • Access Mr. Callahan’s website EVERY DAY • Week at a Glance/Calendar • Helpful Websites • Biodocuments

  5. Academic Expectations (cont) • Cheating Policy- CGHS/GCPS Handbook • Late Work/ Missing Work- Student Responsibility Cards • Proper Headings on Assignments • High Level Literacy- reading and writing in content areas- should be reading, writing, studying min. of 30 minutes/day (AP- 1 hr)

  6. Behavioral Expectations PRIDE Academy Management Plan • Teacher Warning • Student Conference/Action Plan (Parent Phone Call-Contact Log) • Teacher-Assigned Detention-30 Min. (Parent Phone Call-Contact Log) • Teacher-Assigned Detention-45 Min. OR Team-Parent Conference (Parent Phone Call- Contact Log) • Administrative Referral (Parent Phone call required before Referral can be submitted)

  7. Biology/AP- Behavioral Expectations(Cont) TEAM LANCELOT GUIDELINE INFRACTION NOTICE • Please correct your behavior and return to task. • See me after class! • Date____________ • Offense: • Disruption • Defiance/Disrespect • Lack of preparedness • Electronic Device • Other • Details:_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ • Student Conference:____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ • Student Signature:_____________________________________________ • Teacher Signature: _____________________________________________

  8. Class Management Nonverbals • Raise Your Hand: answering a question or contributing to the class lesson, activity, or discussion. • Raise Two Fingers (V-shaped): request to leave seat or in need of instructional material (e.g. sharpen pencil, need pencil, pass to bathroom) • Raise Three Fingers (W-shape): request for teacher help as you are working.

  9. Mr. C’s Role- Biology • Facilitator of Learning • Safety-#1 • High Standards= High Expectations • Lab setting- Academic “guide” not task manager Overall- Moving science students to more independent learning/inquiry-based thinking/writing/doing

  10. Communication Methods • Email: brad_callahan@gwinnett.k12.ga.us • Class Website: www.centralgwinnett.net (students should be using this every day) *Course Syllabus available on website* Conferences- available upon request- 1st Period Planning- 7:10-8:10 AM

  11. Communications- Grade Reports • 6 Weeks Grade Reports- Sept. 20th • 12 Weeks Grade Reports- Nov. 8th • 1st Semester Final Exams- Dec. 18-20

  12. EOCT/AP Exams • All Biology students(Including AP) must pass both semesters of coursework and EOCT in May. • AP Biology- Score of 3/5 or higher on AP Exam in May = college credit* • (*amount of credit varies per college)