Learning Resources

  • By working together, we can create a successful learning environment for students at school and at home. Here are some highlights of what's happening in our classroom.

    Homework

    English-Language Arts teachers expect that students will meet their Accelerated Reader (AR) goals.  Students are expected to have their AR books with them at all times.  To meet their goals, students must read at home nearly every evening.
     
    Late Work/Missing Work: Students are expected to turn in all work on the due date.  However, late/missing assignments will be accepted up to two weeks.  All assignments late due to excused absence may be made up.  Please write either "late" or "absent" on these assignments and hand them directly to me.
     
    Re-doing Work: Most work when a student receives a C, D or F grade may be re-done.  Re-doing work is the student's responsibility.
    - Re-done work must show genuine effort, quality and be complete.
    - Work must be re-done within two weeks.
    - Work may only be re-done one time.
    - Students must come in either before of after school to conference about the re-do.
    - The student must complete a "Re-Do Sheet" available in the classroom.
     
    Staying After School: Students may stay after school for individual help on most Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.  There will be a late bus these days.  Please email to check the teacher's availability (we sometimes have meetings) and make sure arrangements have been made for how the student will get home.
     
    Grades

    Grades are based on a 100% - 50% scale.  Please pay attention to the comment section.  I will enter re-do if that is an option.  Sometimes students choose not-to-do and there is a difference in a re-do and a not-to-do.  Here is the scoring reference:

     A    100-90      B    89-80     C    79-70      D    69-60    F    59-50

    Grades will be weighted into the following categories:
    Daily Work (essays, worksheets, tests) = 90%, and Accelerated Reader (AR) = 10%.

    Report Cards - Family Access

    Secondary school report cards are available at the end of each grading period and students are assessed in accordance with Oak Harbor Public Schools board policy.  Parents can keep tabs on their children's progress and their problems by checking online in Family Access, a secure system that also allows you to check attendance and more.  Account information is provided to each family by the school office at the start of the school year.  Talk to the school office about Family Access or learn more here.

    Family Access Log-In

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