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UÃ*ËÃÄ English Teacher Louder Than a Bomb, Sponsor B.A., Providence College M.A.T., College of Saint Mary Students will spend time reading, writing, and discussing various themes and ideas in an effort to gain a further understanding of themselves and the world around them.* OPS Language Arts classrooms meet skills and standards listed at http://www.education.ne.gov /read/. This class will examine common themes within literature by quarter: Q1: Choices & Consequences Q2: Heroes Q3: Life Experiences & Relationships Q4:Identity Students will prepare for various State and District exams. Additionally, the course includes a review of concepts needed for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT exams. email@example.com *A formal course description can be found in the 2016-2017 Course Registration Guide H ENGLISH 1-2 In addition to daily reading and writing, students take part in academic research, collaborative projects, and presentations. Students are asked to be ACTIVE participants in their academic success.5 0% ADMIT ONE2 3 17 Ideas are discussed % OF STUDENTS AND PARENTS WHO ACTUALLY READ THE STANDARDS BASED GRADING SCALE IN THE BURKE HIGH SCHOOL HANDBOOK. Come to class with writing utensils, highlighters, loose leaf paper, and a binder. Breakfast club 6:45AM Plan Period Odd=V Even=IV Redoing/Revising is part of the learning process. Assuming work was turned in on time, students can submit revisions UNTIL THE UNIT CLOSES. Revision scores will replace original scores when beneficial to the student.S emsitive Topics Students may be asked to read materials deemed "sensitive" as part of the curriculum. These materials are "sensitive" due to content or language. Research and discussion will ALWAYS be treated with the utmost respect. GRADES 65% Summative: end of unit material 35% Formative: daily class work Assignments are started in class; they may need to be completed as homework. CLASS POLICIES Use manners Come to class prepared No electronics: phones, iPads, Nooks, Kindles, boom boxes, record players, etc. No food or drink Only ENGLISH work in English If I cannot read it, I cannot grade it No farding (look it up) 98.5% of all prior students have enjoyed this class* Late work ONLY accepted until unit closes docs.com/pamela-homan @homancartnotes Burke High School is dedicated to providing exemplary education through the collaborative efforts of students, parents, staff and community. GO DAWGS!!!! STAMP APPROVAL OF * All students enjoy this class