Mrs. Nasuti's English III Class Ardrey Kell High School 2017-2018
Welcome to Ardrey Kell and the 2017-2018 school year!
Our classwork is primarily completed in google classroom and canvas. We also use remind 101. This page is an additional resource. If you need information in a timely manner, the best way to reach me is through email. I respond with 24 hours Monday through Friday.
Retesting and Recovery Procedures Retesting will be conducted after school Tu-Th every. If you miss a test or in-class essay, you will be expected to schedule a time to make up the assessment within 5 days after you return to school. On the day you schedule with me, you will go to the retesting room. Recovery. A student cannot pass a class if they have more than 10 absences. Any absence over 10 must be recovered. . Please keep the following in mind:
Students can only go for English (going to another teacher will not count).
Recovery is from 2:30 to 4:00 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Recovery starts promptly at 2:30. A student showing up late (even a minute or two) will be turned away.
Students must bring work. If a student has nothing to do they will not be able to come and/or stay.
Please contact me about knight time!
Please review syllabus with your parents and have them email me!
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Honors and Standard)
The Awakening by Kate Chopin (Honors Only)
Three-ring binder with dividers
Blue and black pens
Index cards for vocabulary and note-taking
Highlighters in at least three different colors
Sticky notes for annotation
Flash drive *You MUST have a flashdrive in addition to using google drive*
Wish List: Tissues Clorox Wipes Pencils Hand Sanitizer
Students will be assessed in various manners throughout the year, both individually and as an active member of a group. Students should expect to earn credit on a daily basis and should study nightly to retain information covered in class.
Formal (tests, essays, major projects) 60% Informal (homework, class work, reading quizzes, vocabulary quizzes ) 40%
Midterm Exam is worth 20% of first quarter grade Final Exam is worth 20% of semester grade Graduation paper is worth 20% of 2nd quarter grade (6-8 page requirement)
Parents should have access to PowerSchool on a daily basis. Please use this tool to monitor progress in the course. Email me if you have any questions about a specific grade.
Late and Missing Work
Work not turned in will result in a zero.
Work turned in one day late will result in a 10% reduction of grade after assessment.
Work turned in two days late will result in a 20% reduction of grade after assessment.
Work turned in three days or later will result in a 50% reduction of grade after assessment.
All late work must be submitted prior to the first quarterly exam (midterm or final).
By appointment, tutoring will be offered each morning and on select afternoons. Priority will be given to those who have difficulty applying concepts studied in class. A twenty-four hour notice must be given in advance of a desired tutoring session to ensure the highest quality of individual instruction.
Rules and Expectations
To promote the most successful and accommodating academic environment, the classroom will be governed using the policies outlined in the Student’s Rights and Responsibilities Handbook and the standards procedures specific created for Ardrey Kell High School.
Ardrey Kell expects the highest standard of consistent performance and attendance from all of its students. Materials, methods, and expectations will be instituted to meet the needs of each student in addition to assessments, traditional and contemporary, designed to evaluate each student’s journey toward mastery.
Throughout the year, should you have questions or concerns please feel free to contact me by email!