Resource ELA


Class Syllabus

Course Description: Reading resource is a program that supports students needing intervention in reading and/or writing. Your child will work with me during their Reading and Language Arts class time. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Grades: Homework/Daily work: in-class assignments, warm-ups, quizzes, participation, exit slips (50%) Major Assessments: tests, major projects (50%)

Late Work: An assignment is considered late if it is not turned in at the time, it is due. Some students may have up to 1 additional day to complete as noted in that student’s ARD paperwork.

Make-up work: Attendance is the key to success in this class. If an absence is necessary, it is the student’s responsibility to ask for missed assignments.

Course Expectations/ Norms:

1. Follow directions by the first time asked.

2. No gum or food unless otherwise specified.

3. Water is the only beverage allowed.

4. Raise your hand before yelling out.

5. Be Respectful, Responsible, and Ready to learn

*It is the expectation that you walk into the classroom quietly, get your reading/library book or writing journal, a pencil, and begin reading or free writing until given a direction.

*Treat others the way you want to be treated.

Consequences for Failure to Meet Course Expectations: 1. Student/Teacher conference/ 2. Parent phone call/ 3. Parent-Teacher conference/ 4. Classroom write-up/ 5. Office write-up

Supplies needed:

2 packs of notebook paper /2 composition notebooks/ 2 highlighters/ 2 packs of pencils/ 1 box of colored pencils/ 1 box of colored markers/ eraser/ scotch tape/ 2 glue sticks/ hand sanitizer/ pencil sharpener/ ear buds or headphones/ homework folder/ 2 boxes of Kleenex tissue