ELA/ Social Studies Syllabus
Teacher: _____Mr. Moise__________________________________________________________________
Extra-Help: Wednesdays, 2:30 to 3:30
Classroom: ________220__________ Periods 1,2,6, and 7
Email: Emoise@yonkerspublicschools.org or
YOU MAY E-MAIL NO LATER THAN 8PM.
ROUTINES AND SCHEDULES
Whenever you enter our classroom, you should…
☐_______________________________________________ on the desk by the computer
☐_______________________________________________ in the brown basket on the desk by the computer
☐________________________________________________ in your assignment pad/Phone!
☐________________________________________________ for daily assignments
☐________________________________________________ to see if you have to copy notes, or complete a specific Do-Now!
☐_________________________________________________ in your personal cubby by the door
EMERGENCIES! Yes, they do happen!
✪ if you are ABSENT, you MUST stay after-school to make up the work!
✪ If you are LATE, you must have a pass to enter. BUT you cannot leave again!
✪ You CANNOT use your phone in my classroom UNLESS instructed to do so!
✪ If you are facing a crisis and it gets in the way of work, you must write me a letter explaining this crisis!
BUILDING A PROFESISONAL COMMUNITY
We will gain points for the following reasons…
éGetting all required materials at the beginning of class! éSubmitting work éEarning the HIGHER Test Average éFixing my typos, POLITELY!
é Helping Others!
We will lose points for…
ê-1pt for cursing or being rude ê-2pt for being late without a pass
ê-1pt for each person deterring our progress… like:
- Using a phone without permission
- Not reading the board and completing the Do-Now
- Acting like a fool
MAJOR BENCHMARKS AND OBJECTIVES
Marking Period 1: September 6 to November 11
- Parts of Speech
- What makes a paragraph?
- How to write an introduction (Hype man)
- Personal narratives
ELA GRADE BREAKDOWN
Unit One: The Global Heritage of the American People prior to 1500.
- History and the Social Sciences: The Study of People
- Geographic Factors Influencing Culture
- Iroquoian and Algonquian Cultures on the Atlantic Coast of North America
- European Conceptions of the World in 1500
SOCIAL STUDIES GRADE BREAKDOWN
__________Class Participation______________ 10%