ELA III Class Expectations Mr. Broskey

[ Teacher Information ]

John Broskey, M.Ed. // Room 503 jbroskey@stringtheoryschools.org

CLASS DESCRIPTION

WELCOME TO ELA III! In this class, you will be studying RHETORIC, or the art of of effective or persuasive speaking and writing, by studying and analyzing effective speeches, monologues, and passages from both fiction (including a play) and nonfiction sources (articles and book). You will collect reliable information and synthesize the material into meaningful products of learning.

this class is designed to challenge your COMMUNICATION skills

Therefore, you will be expected to participate in discussions with your classmates on an almost daily basis. You will also be expected to write critically, speak effectively, and treat everyone (including yourself) with the utmost respect.
POLICIES AND WHATNOT

SCHOOL-WIDE uniform POLICY

Your uniform must be properly worn before entering my classroom. if you are not in uniform, i will not let you in, and you will be sent to mr. miller. no exceptions.
FOOD
No food or drink (other than h2o) will be allowed in my classroom at any time. that's how we get mice and how you stink up my room!
CELL PHONES

unless i tell you OTHERWISE, cell phones are not allowed in my classroom.

*A note: I know you have your cell phones in your pockets, on your lap, in your iPad case, and/or biologically attached to your extremities; however, if I see the phone out and it is proving to be a distraction, I will take it and probably text your friends embarrassing things that may or may not be true.
LATE WORK POLICY

SCHOOL-WIDE POLICY:

LATE WORK WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ONE WEEK PAST THE DUE DATE!

FOR EVERY DAY AN ASSIGNMENT IS LATE, YOUR FINAL GRADE WILL GO DOWN A LETTER GRADE.
ANY ASSIGNMENT TURNED IN AFTER ONE WEEK WILL BE A 0%. NO EXCEPTIONS.
GRADING SCALE

{TESTS: 45%}

{PROJECTS: 25%}

{QUIZZES: 20%}

{CLASSROOM ENGAGEMENT: 10%}

RESPECT
All students are to show respect to the teacher, classmates, classroom, and themselves at all times. If the teacher or another student is addressing the class, others are to be quiet. If someone asks a question, other students should pay attention because it may prove helpful. Uninvited and unnecessary talking will not be tolerated.
Created By
John Broskey
Appreciate

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