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6th Grade Social Studies General Policies and Procedures

Mrs. Barbosa's 6th Grade Social Studies

GENERAL POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Grading Policy

    Tests-40%

     Quizzes/Projects-30%

     Classwork/Binders-20%

     Homework/Participation/Preparedness-10%

    

Class Rules

  1. Be on time to class!
  2. Respect others!
  3. Raise your hand to speak!
  4. Be prepared every day! (Pencil, highlighter, binder, textbook, agenda & assignments)

 

If students do not follow class rules they will be given a verbal warning, they will be spoken to privately, receive a phone call home and a detention for the following day if necessary.

 

***Some areas (fighting, cursing, threats, etc.) will be given directly to administration to be dealt with on an individual basis.

 

Materials

  1. One 1” binder
  2. Pencils
  3. Highlighters
  4. Loose leaf paper

 

Before/After School Help

    1. Before school help is available daily in room D162 during homeroom.
      • Students must check in with their homeroom teacher and get a pass.
      • It’s the students’ responsibility to see me when they are having difficulty with the material.
      • THIS IS NOT A TIME TO DO HOMEWORK THAT THEY FAILED TO COMPLETE THE NIGHT BEFORE.

  2.  After school help is available daily in room D162 (Monday through Thursday 2:15-2:30)

  • Students can go home on the late bus or a parent/guardian can pick them up at 2:30. At 2:30, students will be escorted to the late bus room to be supervised until the late bus arrives.
  • Please give me at least 24 hours’ notice so I can make arrangements at home.

**SCHEDULES PERMITTING, EXTRA HELP MAY BE PROVIDED DURING LUNCH PERIODS**

Agenda/Website/Google Classroom

  1. Students are instructed to write their homework in their agenda.
    • PARENTS/GUARDIANS, PLEASE MONITOR YOUR CHILD’S AGENDA NIGHTLY!  You may find important messages from me!
  2. Please have your child check my school webpage if they are not sure what the homework is for the night.  My school webpage is under “MATH”
  3. Your child may check my Google Classroom for possible copies of notes, worksheets, project details, etc.  My Google Classroom may be accessed through my teacher website.

 

Homework Policy

  1. Homework will be assigned 3-4 days a week.  Homework is a good way to practice and reinforce material taught in school. 
  2. Regular homework will NOT be accepted late. Graded assignments must be done completely, according to directions, and on time in order to receive full credit.
Missed Work Policy
  1. It is the student’s responsibility to get all missed work due to illness, field trips, etc.
  2. When the student is absent, they are encouraged to complete their missed assignments and return it the next day.  Students are required to turn in work within 2 days of their absence(s).  Special circumstances need to be discussed with the teacher or else zeroes will be issued for missed work not returned within 2 days.
  3. Test/Quizzes are to be made up the next day unless the student was absent the day the test was announced. 

 

Test/Quizzes

  • All tests/quizzes MAY be signed and returned the NEXT DAY no matter what the grade!  Students will earn 2 extra credit points towards their test/quiz grade.

 

Textbook: TCI History Alive:  United States Through Industrialism (available online = look on my website)

 

  • Notes will be used as study guides.  Students are encouraged to take accurate notes!