French III  

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SOCIAL CIRCLE HIGH SCHOOL COURSE SYLLABUS

 

COURSE TITLE- Honors French 3                     

Year Long Course- Pre-Requisite 80+ in French II          

*Hope Eligible Course

 

Email Address

Teacher Web Page

Daily Lesson Plans

 

tamarra.soto@socialcircleschools.org

https://www.socialcircleschools.com/1/olc/304

https://classroom.google.com/c/MzcyMDM0NDIzMjYw?cjc=emc6mwb

Teacher Support

(Help sessions, etc.)

Remind Code

Tutoring/Help Days and Times:

By appointment on Tuesdays

@HSFR3

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION 

Through realistic use of the language, the student will learn to communicate in oral and written form on a variety of everyday topics and will gain cultural knowledge of French-speaking countries.

 

Course Curriculum Content

Units/Topics

Interpersonal Communication    

    

Interpretive Communication

 

Presentational Communication

 

Culture

 

Connections, Comparisons and Communities

Revision de Français II

  1. Les fêtes

  2. Le Crime

  3. L’art

  4. Savoir Vivre

  5. Vive la nature

  6. L’avenir

  7. Les passages de la vie

  8. La ville et la campagne

  9. La Musique

 

*Book Study- La Maison d'Oncle Max

 

Classroom Instructional Supplies

Pencils/Pens (Blue/Black Ink)

French Notebook- A folder or binder (pockets and brads) and loose leaf paper

Helpful donations include tissue boxes, hand sanitizer, and Clorox wipes for student use. 




 

Grading Categories                                                                   

Grading Percentages

Grading Scale

Formative (class work, quizzes, daily work, homework)

Summative (projects, tests, & performance assessments)

Midterm Exam (cumulative for the 1st  semester) 

Final Exam (writing 5%, speaking 5%, objective 10%)

 

30%

40%

10%

20%

 A - 90-100

B - 80-89

C - 70-79

F- 0-69    




 

Exemption Policy

All students will be required to take a midterm at the end of the fall semester.  Final Exams/EOCs will be given at the end of the spring semester.  Students who take an EOC or Advanced Placement course and exam will not be required to take a teacher created exam during the spring exam period.  Seniors who have an A  in class will be exempt from their exams. SCHS will send home an exemption form in early May which must be signed by the teacher and parent.


 

Accessing Information about Grades 

Progress Reports – Printed progress reports will be sent home with students every 4.5 weeks.  

Report Cards - Students may pick up an official report card from the front office in June.

Parent Portal - Parents/guardians, and students are encouraged to consistently check the parent portal (Infinite Campus) on a regular basis for updated grade information. This information is available 24/7. In addition, the portal can be used to email and communicate with teachers.  

BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE IC APPS ON YOUR PHONE - THERE IS A STUDENT APP AND A PARENT APP. 


 

Reconciliation dates

Students have the opportunity to turn in missing and/or late work for partial credit until the last day of the unit.  Late projects will be automatically deducted 30 points plus additional deductions as necessary.  If student work is not turned in by the last day of the unit, NO CREDIT will be given and a ZERO will stand in the gradebook. There are exceptions to this policy and will be at the discretion of the classroom teacher.  

M= missing (I can make it up)

0= Cannot be made up because it is after the end of the unit              


 

**THE SYLLABUS MAY BE AMENDED AS NEEDED THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR.**

 

Student Responsibility

Additional Requirements/Resources

Participate actively in class  

Speak and write French daily 

Listen to and read French daily 

Ask questions 

Review each day’s lesson carefully (use note cards or Quizlet). 

Challenge yourself to speak more French daily 

Class Attendance

Tutoring Available

Email Communication

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

REMIND 101 (Parents/guardians need to register in accordance to directions)

Teacher Website

Google Classroom Code     23pls5w

Announcements
  • Quizlet

    Be sure to use quizlet to help you study French. On the computer go to quizlet.com, create an account, search for MadameSoto (no spaces), click classes at the top, and join your class.

    From your smartphone, download the quizlet app from the app store and follow the same steps listed above.

  • Absent?

    If you miss a day of French class, please go to the google classroom to complete and submit the work.

  • Late Projects

    Projects submitted after the due date will be 30 points off. The best grade a student can make is a 70% if the project is late. Additional reductions can be made according to the project rubric. Exceptions can be made for students with extended periods of absence. Please submit your work on time to ensure your grade reflects your ability.

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