Course Syllabus
                                  Riverheads High School Special Education Department

    Instructors: Mrs. Conyers and  Mrs. Trout

    Course Description: Strategies is designed to address the diverse learning needs and modifications of students.  Reading, writing, and vocabulary are emphasized daily for all students.  Daily "Dear Time" (Drop Everything and Read) will be implemented daily.  Individual learning needs will be supported, as well as transition services, career education, social skills, and math.

    Course Policies: This course will adhere to all student, school, and county policies. Individual class rules will be discussed per teacher/class.

    Required Materials: Students are responsible daily for having a three ring binder, a composition notebook, and pens or pencils.  There is no required text for the course.

    Grading: Fifty percent of the student’s six week grade will be determined by completion of participation/class work during study time provided daily.  25% Major assignments and 25% minor assignments..The final grade is calculated by the computerized grading system used by Augusta County based on six weeks and exam grades.

    Final Exam: This course will have a final activity given in accordance with the county’s exam policies.

    Make-Up Work: Make-up work will be given according to Augusta County policy provided in the student handbook.                                                                                                     

        Grading Scale:

                                                     A+=98-100         A=92-97               A-=90-91

                                                     B+=88-89           B=82-87                B-=80-81

                                                     C+=78-79           C=72-77                C-=70-71

                                                      D+=68           D=70-71               D-=70-71



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