This course is designed to reinforce cross-disciplinary standards and to provide the tools necessary for student success through a well-developed curriculum. The focus will be on key cognitive skills, foundational skills,organizational skills, and time-management. Class time during this course will include both mini-lessons (10 to 15minutes in length) and opportunity to apply study skill strategies to daily homework.
This WEEKLY PLANNER GRADE will reflect the use of planners in their classes. Please note that if your planner is not with you the day the planner grade is taken, it will result as a missed homework assignment and will be held to the grading policy and procedures found in the study handbook.
25% Class Participation/Organization
Each mini-lesson will be structured to include a classroom discussion, activity, etc. Class participation in the skills/concepts being taught is required.
This grade will be taken randomly and will include such aspects as network folder organization,locker organization, binder/folder organization, etc…
This DAILY grade will be taken to measure how students use the independent homework time provided in class.
**Absences are subject to the guidelines provided in your Lake Travis ISD Middle School Student Handbook.**