Living Environment  Mr. Schutz

 

         Welcome back! This will be an interesting and exciting school year. We look forward to working with you. In order to succeed you will need to be an active participant in the learning process. You will need to come to class prepared, take notes, complete assignments, study frequently, participate in class and ask questions.  

MATERIALS:                                                 

1.   Three Ring Binder (1-2” is recommended) , Paper, Pen, Pencil lots of index cards and your agenda are required each day. You will also need your district and Power School login.

CLASSROOM RULES:

1.   Be respectful.                                                      

TESTS AND QUIZZES:

1.Make sure you understand the material and study!!!

2. If you are absent on the day of a quiz or a test, you take it the day you come back.

LABS:

1. You will be assigned lab partners.

2. All labs must be written up according to the format that is given you.

3. It is expected that your data will be the same as your lab partner’s, and you may

    consult each other on questions and conclusions, but write-ups need to be in your own

    words. All written work will be submitted through www.turnitin.com

4. Late work will lose 10% per day.

5. Meeting with me to revise your lab before the due date will add 5%.

ABSENCES:

1. You are responsible for all missed work, notes, and information. It is up to you to find

    out what you missed and promptly make it up.

2. If you are scheduled for a music lesson, guidance appt., etc, you must report to class

first. You are to hand in homework that is due and obtain the class work for the day prior to going to your appointment so as not to fall behind.

EXTRA HELP:

I will be available Wednesdays after school, Fridays at 7:00 am and by appointment. I will also post much of the classroom information on my web site at:

 www.mrschutz.com               email david.schutz@plainedgeschools.org

 

GRADING: I will post scores in powerschool, be sure to check your progress.

1. There will generally be 3 to 4 tests per marking period.

2. Tests and 1 Lab Write-up per Quarter – will be worth approximately 70%

3. H.W., Non-write up Labs and Quizzes - will be worth approximately 30 % of your quarterly grade.

4. WE DO NOT “GIVE” GRADES- YOU EARN THEM. YOU ARE IN CONTROL OF THE GRADE YOU EARN.

 

 

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