Biology Classroom Expectations Tips for success:

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Biology Classroom Expectations
Tips for success:
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Treat yourself, others, and equipment with respect.
Be prepared, on time and ready to work when class begins.
Give your best effort for maximum success.
Proper prior planning prevents poor performance. Plan the work, work the plan.
Materials
1 to 1 ½ inch 3-ring binder, dividers, pen, colored pencils
Notebook
Organize in chronological order (1. journal entries 2. notes / handouts
3. homework 4. quizzes / tests)
KEEP ALL PAPERS!
Headings
Include name, date, period, name of assignment. Incomplete heading = NO GRADE
Excused absences
Make up work must be done ASAP! 2 days allowed for every one day absent. Make up
work is the responsibility of the absentee.
Unexcused absences
Only one point is allowed for work made up that was done, assigned, or
collected on the day of the unexcused absence.
Excused tardies
No worries- tardy slip or note from teacher needed.
Unexcused tardies
1% of the semester grade will be deducted for each tardy after the first two.
tardies can be worked off. See the teacher.
Late work
Late work will be accepted for half credit until the day of the unit test.
NO late work will be accepted during the last two weeks of the semester.
Extra credit
Available if no assignments are missing. See the teacher.
Grading scale
A 100-90 % B 89-80 %
C 79-70 %
D 69-60 %
Food, drink, personal music machines, cell phones in use.
NO! None of these in class! Cell phones will be confiscated if they ring during
class or texting is taking place. A parent will need to come to school to retrieve
the phone from an administrator.
Cheating, Plagiarism, etc.
Cheating of any kind is strictly prohibited and will result in a zero on said
assignment as well of notification of parents and a school administrator.
Plagiarism of any kind is strictly prohibited and will result in a zero on said
assignment as well of notification of parents and a school administrator.
Use of programmable electronic devices of any kind is strictly prohibited during
any test or assessment.
Contact the teacher
Contact me with questions! Get help ASAP.
Email
[email protected]
Phone
488-8222
Teacher planning periods = 1, 4, & 5
I have read and understand all the afore-mentioned policies and agree to abide by them.
Student name (print)_________________________________ Biology period_________
Student signature________________________________________Date______________
Parent / guardian signature________________________________________
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