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Welcome, Students!. English 9, English 10, or Speech/Debate Mrs. Goodloe. First Order of Business. Make sure you are in the correct classroom and the correct seat. Complete classroom forms. Review Code of Student Behavior, PCHS Handbook, and English Syllabus. Changes at PCHS.
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Welcome, Students! English 9, English 10, or Speech/Debate Mrs. Goodloe
First Order of Business • Make sure you are in the correct classroom and the correct seat. • Complete classroom forms. • Review Code of Student Behavior, PCHS Handbook, and English Syllabus.
Changes at PCHS • Students should buy a PCHS planner for $5. • Students must walk down the right side of the hallways. • Students may only visit lockers at designated periods (plan ahead). See pg. 24 • Students must walk on concrete only (not on grass or dirt). • Shoe color is not designated this year. • Lightweight jackets (no color specified) may be worn in class but must be unzipped or unbuttoned. • No cell phone or device should be visible without teacher permission. • All students will be required to verify addresses twice yearly.
Learn About Our Class • My goal as your teacher is to help you become college or career ready by the time you leave this institution of learning. • Class goals and community: Teach, Learn, Serve, and Soar • Remember we are preparing for the ACT with writing which you'll be taking in 11th grade. • More requirements: See Syllabus
Get to Know Me My experience My background I grew up in Huntsville, AL. I came to Montgomery to attend ASU. • I’ve been teaching for seven years. • I've taught 7th grade through 10th grade.
Communication • My email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org • PCHS phone: (334) 260- 8121 • Class web site: See Park Crossing School Website
Classroom Community • Our classroom rules help us get along with each other: • Be respectful and responsible. • Be organized and follow directions. • Be on time. • Be prepared.
Reading • We will be reading informational and recreational texts. Many of our passages will have historical significance. A lot of our reading will reach beyond the scope of literature and into other subject areas. • See Syllabus for book list.
Writing • 9th grade will focus on writing a thesis with some citations. • 10th grade will write an annotated bibligraphy. • Writing will be a part of our daily class routein.
Tardiness Tardies will be treated like a class A offense. See Code of Student Behavior pg. 23.
Supplies Bring these items each day Don’t bring these items Headphones Food • Number 2 pencil • Ink Pens (blue or black • Three Ring Binder • Dividers • Composition Notebook • Thumbdrive • Folder with Prongs
Resources • Media Center (must obtain a pass to go before, during, or after school) • Computer Lab • Textbooks (Elements of Literature and Elements of Language) • Online Resources: See Syllabus
August 12, 2014 Journal Entry 1 • If I were a teacher I would, . . . • Include your definition of a good and bad teacher and give examples. • Students must write silently for 10 minutes. • Remember to explain, elaborate, and give examples.
Agenda and CCRS Standards 8/12/12 Agenda • Journal Entry 1 • Review Rules and Syllabus • Review Fire, Tornado, and Lockdown Drill Procedures. • Learning Styles Survey and Hints • Exit Slip • W.9.29 and W.10.30 Write routinely over extended time frames, including time for research, reflection, & revision, & shorter time frames such as a single sitting or a day or two for a range of tasks, purposes, & audiences.
Exit Slip • Now that you know you primary learning style, list one thing that you can do to improve your grades this year.