Mrs. Dredla Welcome to Freshman English. Find out about this class by watching. Things Parents Want to Know on the First Day of School Am I in the right room? What will my student be doing this year? Who is the teacher as a person? How will my student be graded? What are the rules in this classroom? How do I contact the teacher with questions? Am I in the right room? Check your schedule. Does it say the following? – Room 105 – English I – Mrs. Dredla What will my student be doing this year? He will be getting reading for TAKS. He will build lifelong knowledge and skills that will help him later in – high school, – after he graduate, – and in future jobs. Most of what he gets out of English I depends on him! Who is the teacher as a person? My name is Mrs. Allison Dredla. I’ve been married for eight years. I love reading! I have two really cute daughters! I love jewelry, scrapbooking, fun socks, and flip flops! Courtney and Taylor How will my student be graded? He will – grade himself. – be graded by his peers. – I will grade him on correct answers and effort. – Effort includes • tutoring • trying to do all the work even if you are unsure of the answers. What are the rules in this classroom? 1. Respect others by following the social contract. 2. Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself. 3. Bring all supplies including your brain. 4. Raise your hand to speak. 5. Be on time! 6. No gum! 7. Keep your area clean. Contact Information Allison.firstname.lastname@example.org. net 398-0192 Conference time 10 a.m. Will you help me make this class successful? Students are more successful with a parent’s help!