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Monday-Multiple meaning words in context; Introduce claims in argument writing
Tuesday-Thursday: Multiple meaning words in context; Identifying parts of argument essays.
Friday- Quiz over Multiple meaning words in context and parts of an argument essay.
6th Grade Reading Language Arts
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Respect yourself, the teacher, and others
- Respect others’ property. Avoid touching or writing on anything that does not belong to you (including desks, textbooks, teacher’s belongings, walls, chalkboard, etc.). Don’t expect that others will clean-up your messes. Please pick-up after yourself.
- Respect yourself and the rest of us by using appropriate language.
- Be a KIND person.
- Put forth your best effort at all times
- Always do your own best work.
- Put quality ahead of just getting it done.
- Be prepared for class each day
- Come prepared with all materials necessary: binder, paper, pencils, pens, planner, highlighter.
- Follow directions when given
- When directions are given, do your best to follow them the first time. If you are confused or have questions, ask.
- Pay attention, participate, and ask questions
- Engage in what is going on in the classroom. If you have a question, ask it! There are no silly questions, and chances are, if you are wondering about it, someone else in the class is too.
- Preserve a positive learning environment
- Student actions that interfere with teaching or learning in the classroom will NOT be tolerated.
- Minimize classroom interruptions by arriving to class on time and not leaving the classroom during the hour.
- Take responsibility for your actions.
- Take responsibility for missed assignments.
- All handbook rules will be enforced.
- If you are confronted about a rule infraction, own up to it. Don’t deny it, lie about it, or blame someone else.
- Leave cell phones and electronic devices locked in your locker
- No food or drink in the classroom without a doctor’s note
- Arrive to class on time and ready to learn
- Never line up at the door before dismissal
- Use polite and appropriate language
- Do not cheat or copy work
- Do your best work and turn it in on time
- Verbal warning
- Call home
- Behavior Notification sent home and returned with parent signature
- Discipline Referral to Dr. Calton or Mrs. Courson
*Serious offenses can, at the teacher’s discretion, result in more severe consequences regardless of previous steps taken.