Classroom Rules

Classroom Rules:
1. Show respect to everyone in class (no put-downs, no harsh remarks, no 
negative comments)
2. Follow the directions the first time once given, orally or written.
3. Keep your hands and feet to yourself.
4. Let teaching and learning take place in the class by no talking when 
others are talking, and not bothering others during work times.
5. Keep NIS clean and safe.
6. Raise your hand to ask permission to
     A. leave for the rest room
     B. ask or answer questions
     C. throw trash away
     D. to move around the classroom, except during labs.
ROAR Expectations 
R= Responsible
O= Organized
A= Accountable
R= Reliable
Conduct book
1-The student will be marked in the conduct book when behavior expectations are not followed. This includes homework not being complete, being unprepared with required supplies, talking without permission, being disrespectful, out of dress code, not following instructions, chewing gum, and breaking a school rule.
2-Only negative marks are documented.
School Mark System
0-1 E
2 S
3 N
4 U

Grading Guidelines:  6th Grade Social Studies:
100-90     A Major Grades 60% of average, at least 3 per nine weeks
89-80      B Daily Grades 40% of average, at least 6 per nine weeks
79-76      C
75-70      D
70 below   F
Make-up Work Policy
*Students are expected to request make-up work upon their return to class
*Students have the number of days absent to complete and return make-up work
*Due dates given before an absence do not change due to an absence
Late Work Policy
1st day late, grade will have 10 points deducted
2nd day late, grade will have 20 points deducted
3rd day late, grade is a zero
A student found to have engaged in academic dishonesty shall be subject to grade penalties on assignments or tests and disciplinary penalties in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct. Academic dishonesty includes cheating or copying the work of another student, plagiarism, and unauthorized communication between students during an examination. The determination that a student has engaged in academic dishonesty shall be based on the judgment of the classroom teacher or another supervising professional employee, taking into consideration written materials, observation, or information from students.
Grade Recovery (Test Corrections)
Students will be allowed to correct one multiple choice style test per 9 week grading period. They must turn the test corrections in by the designated due date. All directions must be followed properly in order to receive credit. Students can earn up to 1/2 of all missed points.