• Fundamental Language Arts

    Mr. Scott Olsen

    Room 103

    Classroom Phone:  761-1526

    scott.olsen@matsuk12.us

     

    Standards:

     

    1.                  Arrive on time; Exit on time

    2.                  Water bottles must be on the floor or empty table.

    3.                  No passes FIRST or LAST 10 minutes of class.

    ·        Fill out your planner first

    ·        Quietly hand it or bring it to me.

    ·        One pass per class

    ·        One person out of the room at a time

    4.                  Be respectful of each other at all times.

     

    Textbooks:

     

    Collections Anthology

    Collections Close Reader

    Expressive Writing 1 Workbook 

    Expressive Writing 2 Workbook

     

     

    Materials:

     

    Part of attendance will be a preparedness check daily. This will be a part of your grade. You will not be able to return to your locker for supplies if you arrive unprepared. A pencil pouch may help your organization skills.

    • Binder
    • Novel or Book of choice
    • Pencil
    • Agenda

    Grades are based on the following:

     

    50% Expressive Writing

    50% Pearson Literature Activities

     

    Objectives:

     

    ·         Students will learn about themselves as readers, writers, and learners;

     

    ·         Students will develop and apply comprehension strategies;

     

    ·         Students will integrate grammar, usage, and mechanics within the context of writing;

     

    ·          Students will apply reading strategies appropriate to an academic course;

     

    ·         Students will develop confidence necessary to succeed on standardized tests;

     

    ·         Students will discover how to become focused life-long learners.

     

     

    Test Retakes:

     

                Tests may be retaken.  Retakes must be taken outside class time, after the material has been reviewed. See me to arrange a time.

     

    Late policy:

     

    Assignments may be turned in late up until the final day of the quarter. 

     

    Make up work:

     

    It is the student’s responsibility to check with me for any work missed due to an absence.

     

Last Modified on March 22, 2020