Academic Support Syllabus

Lapeer High School

Course Expectations

Academic Support

 

Mr. Siems

810.667.2418 Ext. 3183

psiems@lapeerschools.org

 

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with assistance and support in regard to classroom assignments, homework, and quizzes/tests.

Required Materials

Students are required to bring uncompleted course work and/or study materials for all core content classes. 

Grading Policy

The following activities will be scored in order to calculate a student’s grade:

Participation / Behavior: Students can earn up to 10 points daily.   Students gain points for coming to class prepared; being on task; being respectful.

Daily log: Students are required to submit a daily progress log in order to monitor productive use of classroom time, 5 points daily.

Final Examination:  Students will complete a “reflective” examination for their final assessment. 

 

District Grading Scale

94 – 100%         A                      67 – 69.99%      D+

90 – 93.99%      A-                     63 – 66.99%      D

87 – 89.99%      B+                    60 – 62.99%      D-

83 – 86.99%      B                      0- 59.99%         F

80 – 82.99%      B-

77 – 79.99%      C+

73 – 76.99%      C

70 – 72.99%      C-

Trimester Grade Composition:

Coursework/Classroom Behavior = 80% 

Final Exam = 20%

Classroom Expectations:

  •  All students have the right to learn and all instructors have the right to teach.
  •  Treat yourself, others, and the school with respect.
  •  No Food or Drink in classrooms after 7:30 a.m. with the exception of bottle water.
  •  Use only appropriate comments, language, and gestures.
  •  Focus and attention on Learning:

            -Not wearing hat or hood

            -No electronic music devices

            -Heads up and off the tables

  • All students should arrive to class prepared and on time.