Deaf and Hard of Hearing English

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center-Base Program
Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Mrs. Johnson
Phone 549-7630
Room 410-B

D/HH English I-IV Class Description: English class provides:
individualized Direct Instruction to increase reading fluency, comprehension, language and
writing. Deaf and hard of hearing students will develop language usage, reading and writing
skills. Step Up to Writing will be used and comprehension and reading fluency will be the focus
of this class.  Students will be reading from Mosaic and the novel, Beardance. THIS IS NOT STUDY HALL/HOMEWORK TIME!

Supply List for Class:
3 ring binder (2 inches)
2 packages of loose leaf college ruled paper
1 package of dividers
1 ream (package) of printer paper
1 black and 1 red pen
1 bottle hand sanitizer
2 large boxes of kleenex
color pencils

Cell Phones and Technology Use:
No phones or other technology will be allowed in the classroom.  There are computers in the classroom to use for class work.  I will give one reminder to put your phone away in the container provided, but the second time, you will need to give it to me until the end of the day.  Parents, please do not text or call your child during class.  You may call the classroom number if there is an emergency at 549-7630.

PENCILS or PENS EVERY DAY!!! (Or bring a package of 48 for the first semester for yourself)

Grades: Your grade will be determined based on the evaluation of tests, quizzes, class
work, homework, projects, and participation. Completed work for each week should be placed in
the IN basket, and picked up from the out basket on Monday and stored in the class English
notebook. You will have opportunities during the week to get feedback on your work and
finalized for a grade on Friday. Use resource and off periods well.

A 90-100
B 80-89
C 70-79
D 60-69
F 59 and below
50% Assignments/Participation

Make-UP Work
If you are absent whether excused or not, you are responsible to make-up all missing work.  You may come-in before or after school to get your missing work.  You have one day per day missed to get your work in if it is excused.  If you decided to take a vacation from school that was unexcused, you have one day to complete the missing work to receive full credit.