Students will need to bring a composition book and glue sticks. The composition book will become their work portfolio as well as journal. It will be kept in class and they will be working on it daily. It will be graded once every nine weeks and will be a quiz grade.
In addition, students are expected to bring a black or blue pen or pencil and notebook paper to class each day.
Highliters are recommended. Blue,Green and Yellow but are not necessary.
Although consistent attendance is recommened to be successful in the classroom, absences to occur. In efforts to prevent students from falling behind or to help those that would like to see the materials again or replace lost materials, a Google Classroom has been set up for their individual class. Students will be provided the code within the first few weeks of school and will be required to join so through Alvin ISD account so they can access it and turn in digital assignments.
Turnitin.com is a program that students will submit written work into. This program allows students to improve on grammar and avoid plagiarism by allowing the students to see what evidence that must be cited. They will set up an account through their Alvin ISD account that is linked to the teacher's account.
Students can recieve text reminders of important due dates, tutorials times and additional information they will need for the class. Parents are encouraged to sign up as well as Remind works as a method to keep up to date with the events occurring in the classroom. To sign up you will need to text 81010. If your child is in adanced placement courses they will text: @rschaeferap. Other classes will text: rschaeferii