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									                       McAuliffe Middle School Music Syllabus

Ms. Huber
Room: 504
Email: brandolph@swisd.net
Website: swisd.net
Phone: (210) 623-6260
Conference Period: 6th period 12:55-1:45

Tutoring: I am available for tutoring every Tuesday from 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. or upon
request from students. Students are encouraged to come to tutoring if there is a concept
they are having difficulty with.

Course Description: Students will study a variety of music related topics corresponding
with Texas Essential Elements for their grade level which include singing, listening, and
moving, playing, and reading music notation. We will also learn how music is related to
art, science, language and social studies.

Choir students must purchase a choir shirt for $10 at the beginning of the semester. The
choir shirt is our uniform for performances and is worn with jeans


       Gradebook will calculate grades according to district policy as follows:

60% is Daily Work or Daily Coursework:              40% is Assessment of performance
Which may include but is not limited to             which may include, but is not
daily assignments, class participation              limited to exams, teacher made
and other activities related to content             tests, quizzes, performances,
area.                                               projects, and other acceptable
                                                    assessment assignments.

Semester final exam grades for Choir
Choir students are required to attend end of semester choir performances. The
performances are at McAuliffe in the cafetorium and the student must be on time and in
uniform to receive the grade of 100% for the semester final exam grade. If for any reason
there is an emergency and the student can not attend the performance, a written exam will
be given on the day of the final exam.


Academic Integrity:
Plagiarism is defined as “the use of any other person’s work as one’s own and the
unacknowledged use of that work in one’s own work.” All work must be the student’s
own work. Any plagiarized work will result in a grade of zero along with a parent-
teacher-administrator conference.
Absences:
A student will be responsible for obtaining and completing the make-up work in a
satisfactory manner and within the time specified by the district policy. Students will ask
teacher for missed assignments after returning from absence.

Missing Work/Late Work:
Assignments given in this class are not optional. If you do not do the assignment you
will receive a zero for the assignment, until the assignment is turned in. Late work will
be accepted at 10 points off per day.

Classroom Rules/Expectations:

       Keep hands, feet and other objects to yourself.
       Listen to teacher and follow directions.
       Do all of your work everyday and do your best.
       Respect Everyone.

Supplies/Material Needed for Class:

       Pencil and a GREAT ATTITUDE!




Student Signature_________________________________Date______________




Parent Signature_________________________________Date_______________

								
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