Mrs. Lester

Welcome To Social Studies

so - cial stud - ies
noun
  1. various aspects or branches of the study of human society, considered as an educational discipline.

                          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.

Email:  gmlester@pmschools.org
Phone  (631) 687 -6700

Materials: 
  1. Two pocket plastic folder with 15 pages of looseleaf -Kept in class
  2. a 2" 3 Ring Binder - Kept in class
  3. Pencils
  4. **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 Help:

Extra is after school on Mondays from 2:50pm - 3:50pm.

More sessions can be accommodated by special request.


Class Expectations:

  • 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.


Grading Policy

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.


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