All of Miss Koehl’s classes with have a journal, similar to the journals kept in the other Agriculture classes. The journals used in Miss Koehl’s class will be kept in her room and they will not taken home unless the student needs to make up work.
Within these journals are going to be the student’s bell ringer activities and class notes. The bell ringer activities will be completed everyday during the first 5 minutes of class. If a students can not complete their work in the allotted time, they must finish their work at another time.
Miss Koehl’s Journal Policies:
Bell Ringers MUST be completed in complete sentences! (this does not include Mondays bell ringer)
Bell ringers MUST be more than four sentences.
Bell ringers involving math MUST have work shown to receive full credit.
Notes need to be written neatly and organized with the lesson.
Journals will be turned in every single friday for grading.
Students may not turn journals in the following week unless they were absent friday.
If a students is not in class for any reason, they need to document that in their journal with the date, this includes both the bell ringer section and the notes section.
Each bell ringer is worth 20 points a piece. Therefore, every week will amount to 100 points.
- If you complete your bell ringers correctly and show all of your work, a 100 should be easily met.
- -15 points for failure to show work
- -5 points for failure to write more than 4 sentences
- -5 points for failure to put the day's date
- -15 points for nonsensical writing