• HEALTH 8

    MS. URBAN’S

    CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS

     

    STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    1. Folder
    2. Notebook
    3. Pencil or Pen (blue or black)
    4. Each student will be responsible for the textbook they are issued. The textbook should be covered to protect it from any damage. If at the end of the semester, there is any damage to the book, the student will be fined accordingly.

     

    HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS:

     

    1. Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
    2. Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors on health behaviors.
    3. Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance health.
    4. Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
    5. Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
    6. Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
    7. Students will demonstrate the ability to use health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
    8. Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family and community health.

               

    HOMEWORK EXPECTATIONS:

     

    1. Complete and turn in homework on time.
    2. Students are responsible for their make - up work.
    3. Name, date, and title of the assignment should be in the top right corner.
    4. Any assignments that are not legible will have to be re-done.
    5. Failing grades on assignments and tests will have to be re-done.

     

    GRADING SCALE AND PROCEDURES:

     

    1. All homework will be calculated by points.
    2. All test scores will be counted twice.
    3. Grading will be based on daily assignments, quizzes, tests, reports, projects, notes, and class activities.
    4. The Grading Scale is as follows:

     

                            A = 93 - 100%                                    C = 73 - 76%

                            A- = 90 - 92 %                                    C- = 70 - 72%

                            B+= 87 - 89%                                    D+= 67 - 69%

                            B = 83 - 86%                                    D =   63 - 66%

                            B- = 80 - 82%                                    D- =   60 - 62%

                            C+= 77- 79%                                    F   =   below 60%

     

    CLASSROOM RULES:

    1. Display respect for yourself and others.
    2. Display an appropriate attitude.
    3. No swearing, name calling, teasing, etc.
    4. Be in your seat and quiet when the bell rings and remain in your seat until the bell rings.
    5. Keep your hands, feet, and other objects to yourself.
    6. No hats, cards, or magazines in class unless otherwise notified.
    7. No candy, chips, pop, etc. unless otherwise notified.
    8. Bring all Health materials to class every day.
    9. All Health work must be finished before you will be allowed to work on other subjects during health class.
    10. Be organized and responsible.
    11. No cell phones, electronic games, or extraneous items, allowed in class.

               

    DISCIPLINE:

     

    1. Verbal Warning
    2. Write up and ELT time
    3. Out of class!

     

    REWARD SYSTEM:

     

    *** The lowest assignment or quiz score will be dropped at the end of each quarter provided all assignments are completed, turned in and passing.

     

                Please remember that when you come to Health Class, you are here to learn and not socialize. Everyone starts out with an “A.” Whether you keep that “A” or not is up to you. Grades are earned, not given.