7 Read 180 Grade Expectations

The English Department
READ 180: 7th
Student’s Name:
Teacher’s Name:
English Office: 516-488-9323
Please contact teachers via e-mail.
E-Mail Addresses:
Mrs. Bellinger: lbellinger@sewanhaka.k12.ny.us
Mrs. Drexel: ddrexel@sewanhaka.k12.ny.us
Textbook: Each student will be provided with an rBook to use within the READ 180
classroom. This textbook/workbook will remain in the classroom all year.
*Green binder with five dividers
*Loose leaf
*Fabric pencil case with pens, pencils, highlighter, glue stick
Responsibilities: Each student is also responsible for the following:
Purchasing an agenda book
Attending class daily unless excused by the health office or attendance office
Being on time and ready to work at the start of class
Being prepared for class with a pen, pencil, notebook (s) as stipulated by the teacher
Completing homework as assigned by the teacher
Seeking extra help when necessary
Completing all assignments and makeup work in a timely manner in accordance with the
district and teacher policies
Displaying behaviors in class which are respectful to the teacher and other students
Accepting the consequences which will ensue if these responsibilities are not met
Summer Reading: All students were responsible for completing a summer reading
assignment. Students were asked to read one piece of literature over the vacation. For the
assigned novel, students had to complete a book packet (incoming seventh graders will receive
this at the beginning of the school year). Students will also be completing a test and a project, in
class, as an assessment of the novel.
Make-Up Work: Work due to absence must be made up. It is the responsibility of each
student to obtain and complete all missed class work, homework assignments, quizzes, and tests.
Failure to makeup work within a prescribed amount of time may result in a lowered or failing
grade. Attendance and participation are integral and important components of learning.
Grading Policy/Guidelines for READ 180 Students:
35% Tests/Quizzes
35% Projects/Writing
10% Software
10% Homework
10% Class Participation
I have read the above Grade Expectations for READ 180 and understand what I must do to be
successful in this English program.
Student Signature
Parent Signature