Welcome To Social Studies
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Welcome to Mrs. Lester's Website
I am looking forward to sharing and learning about Ancient World Civilizations (grade 6), and American History ( grade 7) with all of you! I know it will be an exciting and fun school year!
Things you can find on this website....
Don't hesitate to reach out to me at anytime. I teach at South Ocean in the morning until the end of Period 2.
Phone (631) 687 -6700
- Two pocket plastic folder with 15 pages of looseleaf -Kept in class
- a 2" 3 Ring Binder - Kept in class
- **Agenda -signed daily
Homework, test and quiz dates, assignments, projects, as well as other useful information.
I use www.REMIND.com to post homework nightly.
To sign up for REMIND, you can:
Grade 6 - Per. 6 - 81010 Message @4feca3
Grade 7 - Per. 4 - 81010 Message @hhakb9
Grade 7 - Per. 8 - 81010 Message @hhakb9
Extra is after school on Mondays from 2:50pm - 3:50pm.
More sessions can be accommodated by special request.
- Students are expected to be in their seat when the bell rings. 3 late arrivals to class without a pass with result in a referral with a detention.
- Students who copy their homework on time will have their agendas signed by me.
- Homework is checked daily when assigned. Students have 2 days to hand it in with credit. After that, the assignment will be given a zero.
- If a student is absent after an assignment is given, it will be asked for when the student returns to class. A student who is absent when an assignment is given, will be given two days to complete it upon their return to school.
- If a student needs help, or doesn't understand something being taught, it is up to the student to tell me, and attend extra help, or HOMEWORK CLUB.
- Students are expected to be polite at all times to me, and their fellow students.
- NO CELLPHONES!!!! If a student is seen with a cellphone in class, it will be taken, and given to the Main Office.
Homework - 10%
Quizzes, Classwork,Writing Assignments - 40%
Tests, Projects, Writing Assignments - 50%
***All graded assignments, quizzes, and tests may retaken at a student's request, during extra help.
"Keep Posted.......There's more to come.....!"