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LIFE SKILLS SYLLABUS

COURSE NUMBER 0492

YEAR: 2016/2017 / CLASS: A2

TEACHER: Mrs. Jenny Kogut

PHONE: 853-2255, EXT. 7130

EMAIL: jkogut@rcps.info

 

WEBPAGE IS LOCATED ON RCPS.INFO, UNDER PATRICK HENRY HIGH SCHOOL, UNDER CLASSROOMS, SPECIAL EDUCATION

Textbooks:

Family Living and Everyday Life Skills

 

Course Description

Students, in grades 9-12 will learn independent living skills in academic areas of functional reading, writing, and math, as well as transitional skills for adult daily living, vocational, work experience, and leisure skills.  IEP goals will be taught as individual instruction takes place.

Course Objectives

A. Character Education

B. Budgeting and Buying

C. Functional Math Skills

D. Living on Your own

E. Interview Skills

F. Functional Reading Skills

G. Car and Driver

H. Online Learning Experience

I. Career Planning

J. Cooking

Course Requirements

The students are required to attend class regularly, and on time.  They are required to follow the rules set forth in the student handbook and our classroom Essential Agreements.

Grading System:

A - Indicates Outstanding Achievement         90 - 100

B- Indicates Above Average Achievement      80 - 89

C- Indicates Average Achievement                  70 - 79

D- Indicates Below Average Achievement      60 - 69

F- Indicates Unsatisfactory Achievement        Below 60

 

Policies: 

Please see the Student Handbook for Roanoke City Public Schools policies on attendance/tardiness, homework, and senior exam exemption. The following are highlights of the policies outlined in the Student Handbook:

1.         Students are expected to arrive at school and to all classes on time every day.

2.         Each student has the right to learn in an environment free of drugs and alcohol.

3.         Students have the right to learn in a safe environment with others who respect their well-being.  Carrying , bringing, using, or possessing any firearm, dangerous device, or dangerous or deadly weapon in any school building, on school grounds, in any school vehicle, or at any school-sponsored activity without the authorization of the principal or superintendent is prohibited and grounds for disciplinary action.

4.         Students are entitled to a learning environment free of unnecessary disruption. Any physical or verbal disturbance that interrupts or interferes with teaching and orderly conduct  of school activities is prohibited. 

5.         Students deserve to attend school free from fear. Extortion, stalking, threats and kidnapping are prohibited.

6.          Students and school personnel are entitled to a school environment free from threats and the physical aggression of others. 

 

Statement for Students with Disabilities:

Any student with a documented disability will receive the accommodations in his/her IEP or 504 plan. If those accommodations are not sufficient for academic progress, the teacher, student, or parent may contact the case manager to arrange for a meeting to discuss additional options.

 

Statement on Academic Integrity:

Patrick Henry seeks to maintain an optimal learning environment. General principles of academic honesty include respect for the intellectual property of others, the expectation that individual work will be submitted unless otherwise allowed by an instructor, and the obligations both to protect one’s own academic work from misuse by others as well as to avoid using another’s work as one’s own. All students are expected to understand and abide by these principles. Students representing the work of another as their own will receive a grade of “F” on that assignment in addition to other possible disciplinary actions.