Students: There were several projects turned in without names. Please check StudentVUE to see if it says "Missing" when you think you turned it in. Yours may be one of these. If your project was an essay, a map, or a comic, check the back wall. If it was a diorama, see me. (I will give you credit for turning it in on time once I see whose it is.)
Many "Gift" project rubric sheets have not been turned in. These are required. Please get these in ASAP. NEW FEATURE! Need to find a handout or notes? Topic/NameDate of Website Post You'll Find It Hammurabi notes Tues, Jan 5 Specialization/ Tues, Jan 5 Standard of Living notes List of school skills Fri, Jan 8 3rd quarter goal sheet Mon, Jan 11 (for period 1 only) Universals of Culture notesheet Mon, Jan 11 & Tues, Jan 12 Half-sheet IL (match scenario Tues, Jan 12 (look for "half-sheet made full") to Universal of Culture Basic notes on "Egypt is the Wed, Jan 13 Gift of the Nile" 3 column notes on the Nile's Fri, Jan 15 & Tues, Jan 19 contributions to Egypt (agric, nat res, transport) Types of governments notes Tues, Jan 19 Pharaoh chart, filled in Wed, Jan 20 Hieroglyphs wksht Thurs, Jan 21 & Fri, Jan 22 Gift of the Nile asmt description Thurs, Jan 21; Fri, Jan 22; Mon, Jan 25, & Tues, Jan 26 Summarizing Paragraph Mon, Jan 25 graphic organizer Making a pyramid directions Mon, Jan 25 Notes on pyramids Mon, Jan 25 UCs in Egypt classwork Tues, Jan 26 UC 3+ opportunity Wed, Jan 27 Traits of Civilization notes (general) Thurs, Jan 28 Indus River Valley evidence of civilization Fri, Jan 29 Footprints curr ev article Tues, Feb 2 (also in Google Classroom) Footprints curr ev wksht Tues, Feb 2 (also in Google Classroom) Religions introduction Wed, Feb 3 Religions overview Wed, Feb 3 Teaching religion article Thurs, Feb 4 Teaching religion questions Thurs, Feb 4 Religious terms crossword Thurs, Feb 4 Religious terms definitions Thurs, Feb 4 Hinduism notes Mon, Feb 8 Hinduism crossword (filled in) Wed, Feb 10 Buddhism notes Thurs, Feb 11 Buddhism crossword (filled in) Wed, Feb 10 SLC reflection forms Fri, Feb 12 & Fri, Feb 19 Story of the Buddha Mon, Feb 15 - Thurs, Feb 18 Anc China powerpoint notes Tues, Feb 16 Prof Indus wksht Thurs, Feb 18 Legalism notes Fri, Feb 19 & Mon, Feb 22 Confucianism notes Fri, Feb 19 - Tues, Feb 23 Daoism notes Tues, Feb 23
Don't forget your... ...Planner-Writing! Remember: Every subject, every day.
We are having an abnormally large number of assignments being turned in late. (Planner-writing would reduce this!) Effective immediately: Assignments handed in on time (with last name on paper): PSR of 3 Assignments handed in one day late: PSR of 2 Assignments handed in 2 or more days late: PSR of 1 Note: You get one day of excused lateness for each day you are absent. Reminder: You MUST use the OGMS website to access StudentVUE!
GRADING: In general-- What the letters mean: R = Received (work is in but hasn't been graded yet) X = Excused (work based on in-class activity; if not present, work can't be completed (example: watched a video in class and wrote a response; if you missed the video, you can't write the response) Z = Missing (work has not been turned in, so zero credit has been applied)
What a 2.5 means: Higher than a 2, not yet a 3. Obviously this is a wide range (2.1 --> 2.9). Are you just over a 2, or just under a 3? You may not know (check the rubric to see if you can tell). Feel free to ask. Sometimes I may put a 2.5+ (just under a 3) or a 2.5- (just over a 2) on your paper, but I can only put a 2.5 in the grade book. Don't focus on the grade; as you can see, it's a limited system. Almost always, if you received a 2.5 and would like to earn proficiency (a 3), you are welcome (and encouraged) to improve or redo your work to show your learning/competence. I would be happy to change your grade to indicate additional learning.
Making corrections: If you scored a 1 on your quiz, you are required to make corrections If you scored a 2 on your quiz, you are strongly encouraged to make corrections Corrections can bring your score up to a 2.5 Procedure: 1. Get out your notes or look for the notes I have posted on my website. (My notes will be posted in the days before the quiz. Check StudentVUE to get the date of the quiz.) 2. Do not erase any wrong answers. (Seeing what you did wrong can help you learn.) 3. Use a pen or different colored pencil to write the correct answer on the quiz OR Write the question # and the correct answer on a piece of notebook paper. 4. You may make corrections at home or come in a lunch, after school, or at academic assistance.
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