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Andrew Noelle, Spanish 2 and 3, Introduction to Linguistics

 
¡Bienvenido!
Updated: 11/21/2022
 

Just a few more weeks of 2nd Quarter. Look at Skyward for your grades in lieu of a printed progress report. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me or stop by and talk.

Quarter 2 Goals Conferences are to be scheduled or turned in during November 29 until December 13. Don't wait!
 
Here is the Midterm Schedule for December 12-16:

Midterm Schedule 2022

 

Monday, December 12

1st period             8:00-9:30             Review

3rd period            9:35-11:00          Review

2nd period            11:05-1:30          Review

1st period            1:35-3:00             Test

 

Tuesday, December 13

2nd period            8:00-9:30            Test

3rd period            9:35-11:00          Test

4th period            11:00-1:30          Review

5th period            1:30-3:00             Review

 

Wednesday, December 14

4th period            8:00-9:30             Test

5th period            9:35-11:00          Test

6th period            11:00-1:30          Review

7th period            1:30-3:00             Review

 

Thursday, December 15

6th period            8:00-9:30             Test

7th period            9:35-11:00          Test

2nd period            11:00-1:30          Class

3rd period            1:35-3:00             Class

 

Friday, December 16

2 hour day          Class 1st period

CMS Spanish students are going to Costa Rica in Summer 2023! Click on this link for more information or email Sr. Noelle about getting the information pack. (Un)Fortunately, the trip is now FULL! If you wish to be placed on the waiting list in case someone cannot go, speak with Sra. Pinson in Room 208.
 
 
 
Please check your grades on Skyward to ensure that they reflect everything you do in and out of class. IF YOU COMPLETE SOMETHING LATE, PLEASE LET ME KNOW. If I don't know you complete it, I can't grade it.
 
If you need assistance with your login information, visit or call our attendance offic(ext. 23307). You can access your Office 365 account by clicking here. The username and password are the same as your computer login at school.
 
If you need some help with Spanish, sign up for a tutoring session with an upper-level Spanish student by using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d44a8aa2dabf94-spanish1
 
 
Seal of Biliteracy Information <--- click this link!
 
 
Grades will be shown in Skyward on a range from 0-5, graded from a rubric, and each item listed pertains to a different category that makes up the Unit Grade. There is a range of an A based on quality of work and effort: if a student gets all 5s and no more than one 4, then it's a 100%; if a student gets 4s and 5s and no more than one 3, then it's a 96%; and, if a students gets more than one 3, then it's a 93%. Remediation to improve understanding (and therefore the grade) is always welcome! If a student has 2s or 1s, then the student has a B (86%) or C (76%) or lower, depending on how many and how low the grades are. 
In short, Contract Grading benefits the student because it rewards the learning process rather than penalizes for mistakes. It greatly reduces stress and anxiety, and the student can focus on learning rather than on points or a final grade. If you have questions, please email me!
Here is a table that explains what the numbers in Skyward represent. 

 

ASSIGNMENTS

COMMUNICATION

ASSESSMENTS

PROJECTS

5

STRONG

A

Completed on time, every time, with thoughtful responses, making corrections in class

Engage others, bring materials, minimal departure from classroom

All correct responses on quizzes, few or no errors on writing and speaking exam

Completed and submitted by due date, outstanding quality and creativity

4

GOOD

A

Completed on time, every time, making corrections in class

Normally engage other, bring materials, minimal departure from classroom

90-95% on quizzes, some consistent errors on writing or speaking exam

Completed and submitted by due date, good quality and creativity

3

FAIR

A

Completed on time, all responses minimally completed, making corrections in class; incomplete but creative make-up is shown the next day

Generally engage others with some hesitation, bring materials almost every day, some pattern of departure from classroom

80-85% on quizzes, consistent errors on writing or speaking exam; remediation completed

Completed and submitted by due date, proficiency demonstrated; late submission with written and signed explanation

2

WEAK

B

Incomplete, some corrections are made; no creative make-up is shown (yet)

 

Wait for engagement from others or conversing in English, sometimes does not bring materials, pattern of classroom departure

70-75% on quizzes, profound errors on writing or speaking exam; remediation is assigned and not turned in (yet)

Incomplete or not submitted by due date, consistent errors; not yet submitted with written and signed explanation

1

POOR

C

Incomplete and some spaces are blank, corrections aren’t made; no creative make-up is shown

Not engaging with others or off topic, missing materials or leaving textbook at home repeatedly, depart from classroom daily

50-65% on quizzes, grave errors on writing and speaking exam; remediation is assigned and not turned in

Incomplete or not submitted by due date, multiple errors; not submitted with written and signed explanation

0

UNACCE PTABLE/ MISSING

Answers spaces are blank, or assignment is not present

Does not respond, missing materials or textbook, daily departure from classroom, keeping phone on self

≤50% on quizzes; incomprehensibility on writing and speaking; in-person remediation is assigned

Incomplete or not submitted by due date, generally wrong; not submitted with written and signed explanation

 
 
Please support the Central Magnet PTO fundraiser Investment for a Brighter FutureMuch thanks to parents, the PTO, and the community for your support of Foreign Languages and Central Magnet School! ¡Vamos Tigres!