Be prepared for class every day -- charged ChromeBook -- writing utensil -- textbook (unless your teacher provides a class set) -- complete assignments on time so you can participate in discussions
Participate actively in your education in and out of class -- Bring a book each day, and use reading time well -- Participate in... - all steps of the writing process - public speaking and presentation activities - class discussions and pair / team interactions -- Monitor the online gradebook (errors brought to teacher attention within one week of posting)
Respect your peers, your teacher, and the classroom -- Listen when others are talking and contribute to discussions appropriately. -- Attempt everything and make sure your work is your own... not copied. -- Use class time to work on English 9 assignments, not work for other classes. -- Clean up after yourself and treat classroom items with respect.
Do your best and ask for help when you need it.
We will follow the rules of the RHS Student Handbook.
-- Daily procedures and assignments can be found on your teacher's "Lesson Plans" page. -- Students are responsible for making up work missed while absent. -- Formative assignments will not be accepted for credit if... - the assignment has already been corrected /discussed in class, or - the unit of study has ended / summative assessment has been taken
Possible Movie Selections
In the coming year, your son/daughter will view some videos in his or her English 9 class. Listed below are movies that will potentially be shown.As you may already know, the teacher is responsible for informing parent/guardians when a movie with a PG-13 (parental guidance suggested for children under the age of 13) rating will be shown in class.
We have previewed the following films and found them to be appropriate for classroom use and useful for enhancing student understanding of the concepts learned in the class. Films that may be used in part or in their entirety are:
The Count of Monte Cristo Not Rated (1975) The Count of Monte Cristo PG-13 (2002) Gift of the MagiNot Rated (2010) InvictusPG-13 (2009) The Odyssey (Hallmark) PG-13(1997) Romeo & JulietPG (1969) Romeo & JulietPG-13 (1996) Romeo & JulietPG-13(2013) Star Trek Next GenerationNot rated(1992: episode 123: I, Borg) To Kill a MockingbirdNot Rated(1962) The Man in the Iron Mask PG-13 (1998) + Various shorter movie representations of short stories read in class
You have the right to excuse your child from viewing any or all of these films without penalty or loss of academic credit. If you wish to do so, or if you have concerns about any of these movies, please contact your English 9 teacher.
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