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ELD Study Plan

RUBEN SALAZAR HIGH

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT (ELD 4) STUDY PLAN
                                     

Class Objective

 

The purpose of the ELD 4 course is to give English Learners the opportunity to further develop their English communication skills in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing through a core curriculum, based in the Common Core ELD Standards. This course will help English Learners to pass the Language Arts California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE), to get their high school diploma, and be Re-designated as Fluent in English. There will be high expectations on student performance.

 

Course Description

 

            This Early Advanced ELD course  has  a curriculum based in the Common Core Standards.The textbook for the course is “edge” level “C” use to interpret and acquire academic vocabulary, develop collaborative reading, understand the writing process using graphic organizers, and monitor the progress of the students. In addition, supplemental readings and novels are used for Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) with informational texts and contents to develop their reading comprehension skills. Emphasis is placed on an integrated approach using communicative strategies in different settings, and extract meaning from complex written texts using technology.  Power Point presentations will help develop their speaking skills, while CELDT and CAHSEE tests monitor language proficiency of English Learners.

 

Grading Policy

 

            ELD Students will complete an Assignment Log and a daily Reading Log based in SSR. Their work is graded on a Point System. Assignments should be complete, neat, in black ink and on time. Each completed assignment must have name, date, period and title.  It will be worth a determined number of points. The total number of points will be equivalent to one hundred percent.  Students are responsible for completing missed work while absent. Citizenship grade will be determined by the student behavior in class, attendance and punctuality. Students will get five total credits at the completion of this course. All students are expected to come every day to class, and follow the classroom rules as well as rules governing behavior of The Ruben Salazar High School. It is the students’ responsibility to be on time, turn assignments, actively participate in the learning process in class and check their grades on the student portal. Students will also be encouraged to set goals for themselves and track their accomplishments, as they learn new skills and build their overall self-esteem.

Ms. G. Guerrero                                                                       Room 12

 

Geography Study Plan

 RUBEN SALAZAR HIGH SCHOOL

GEOGRAPHY STUDY PLAN                                                                            

Class Objective

 

The purpose of the Geography class is to familiarize students with the world they live in, giving them the opportunity to appreciate natural wonders, as well as understand the make-up of different habitats.

 The characteristics of ecosystems helps people understand environmental issues. Geography and the environment play an important role in shaping a society over time. Cultures are held together by shared beliefs, common practices and values. This course will show the students how Geography is used to interpret the past, understand the present, and plan for the future. There will be high expectations on student performance. 

 

Course Description

The Geography course is a one-trimester course. It gives the students the opportunity to observe, describe and study the human and physical characteristics of places around the world.  Students will realize how people change the environment, how the environment affects people’s lives and at the same time, how we can help the environment.

Content reading will be used as the basis to provide students with continued interactive practice in reading, comprehension, analytical thinking, discussions compositions, Power Point presentations, interpretation of maps, diagrams and graphs. This course will provide numerous opportunities for students to meet Common Core Social Studies Standards and prepare them towards passing the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).

 

Grading Policy

 

Students will complete an Assignment Log. Their work is graded on a Point System. Assignments should be complete, colored, neat, in black ink and on time. Each completed assignment must have name, date, period and title.  It will be worth a determined number of points. The total number of points will be equivalent to one hundred percent.  Students are responsible for completing missed work while absent. Citizenship grade will be determined by the student behavior in class, attendance and punctuality. Students will get five total credits at the completion of this course.

All students are expected to come every day to class, and follow the classroom rules as well as rules governing behavior of The Ruben Salazar High School. It is the students’ responsibility to be on time, turn assignments, actively participate in the learning process in class and check their grades on the student portal. Students will also be encouraged to set goals for themselves and track their accomplishments, as they learn new skills and build their overall self-esteem.

 

MS. G. GUERRERO                                                        Room 12

 

Study Plan for Spanish Class

                                    RUBEN SALAZAR HIGH SCHOOL

                                    SPANISH  COURSE STUDY PLAN

                                       

The purpose of the Spanish class is to give the students the opportunity to get in touch with the essentials of the Spanish Language. Studying a foreign language can improve the student ability to analyze and interpret information to make them succeed in other subjects areas. Learning Spanish can change how they view the world.  They will also explore and learn about origins, customs, art, music and literature, of people of other countries that speak Spanish. Employers in today’s global economy look for workers who know different languages and understand other cultures.

 

Course Description

 

Students in Spanish courses will have the opportunity to expand their vocabulary and ability to communicate in Spanish. They will have access to informational materials and literary pieces, develop and analyze critical events, in discussions and presentations based on the research of other cultures.  Students will also write compositions using different writing strategies, and presentations using technology.  Content Reading will be used as the basis to provide students with continued interactive practice in reading, comprehension and analytical thinking. This course will provide numerous opportunities for students to meet Common Core Spanish Language Standards in Listening, Speaking Reading and Writing, to prepare them for college.

 

Grading Policy

 

Students will complete an assignment log and a daily Homework Log. Their work is graded on a Point System. Assignments should be complete, neat, in black ink and on time. Each completed assignment must have name, date, period and title.  It will be worth a determined number of points. The total number of points will be equivalent to one hundred percent.  Students are responsible for completing missed work while absent. Citizenship grade will be determined by the student behavior in class, attendance and punctuality. Students will get five total credits at the completion of this course.

All students are expected to come every day to class, and follow the classroom rules as well as rules governing behavior of The Ruben Salazar High School. It is the students’ responsibility to be on time, turn assignments, actively participate in the learning process in class and check their grades on the student portal.

Students will also be encouraged to set goals for themselves and track their accomplishments, as they learn new skills and build their overall self-esteem.

 

Ms. G. Guerrero                                                                               Room 12

 

 

Class Rules

 

CLASS RULES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Teacher: Ms. Guerrero

Read carefully, and in a piece of paper:

COPY All Class Rules and Responsibilities

 

ALWAYS BE RESPECTFUL TO TEACHERS AND CLASSMATES

  

 EVERYONE should be SEATED before the second bell rings

  

FOLLOW DIRECTIONS and stay on Task in your assigned seat

 

YOU MUST BRING PEN and NOTEBOOK to keep in the classroom

 

NO TAGGING ON YOUR FOLDER OR ANY SCHOOL PROPERTY

 

PROFANITY OR GESTURES ARE NOT ALLOWED

 

NO CHEWING GUM, NO EATING AND NO DRINKING IN CLASS

 

 NO PHONES OR ELECTRONIC DEVICES ALLOWED

 

TAKE CARE OF BATHROOM NEEDS BEFORE ENTERING CLASS

 

 

*TREAT OTHERS AS YOU WISH TO BE TREATED*

 

                               

ATTENDANCE AFFECTS CREDITS GREATLY

 

YOU GET 5 WHOLE CREDITS for the trimester,

IF YOU DO NOT MISS MORE THAN 6 DAYS OF CLASS

 

You are DROPPED from the class with 5 TARDIES and a “NM”

 

ALL WORK COUNT AND IS GRADED ON A POINT SYSTEM

 

WORK SHOULD BE COMPLETE, NEAT, INK ONLY, NO PENCIL

 

        LATE WORK GETS HALF OF THE POINTS

 

MAKE UP WORK MUST BE TURNED IN WITHIN A WEEK

 

FOR ENGLISH 2 BOOKS MUST BE READ EACH TRIMESTER

 

ALL WORK SHOULD BE REGISTERED ON THE ASSIGNMENT LOG

 

A FINAL PROJECT, MUST BE RESEARCHED AND PRESENTED TO THE CLASS

GOOD BEHAVIOR IS A MUST, IF YOU WANT TO GET A GOOD GRADE

 

NOW THAT YOU COPIED AND UNDERSTOOD ALL THE ABOVE RULES AND EXPECTATIONS, SIGN YOUR PAPER AND WRITE YOUR NAME, SUBJECT, PERIOD AND TODAY’S DATE. ASK YOUR PARENTS TO SIGN AND RETURN IT TO ME.

YOUR SIGNATURE SIGNIFIES YOUR WILLINGNESS TO COMPLY WITH ALL THE RULES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.