I have had a few parents (and kids) asking for the specific details regarding grading and late work in German class. So here they are...
A) I do allow retakes on certain tests and encourage kids to keep trying until they fully master the content. It is announced in advance if a test will be offered for retakes. The retakes are usually not the same version. This does not apply to tests like the midterm or the final.
B) Only assignments with zero in the grade book are truly missing. If there is just a blank, that means that the work is not yet in (or it is in but not graded). This does not mean the work is considered late work. When an assignment is late, I will mark it with a zero (not just leave it blank).
C) The stated "due dates" in ESIS are usually just the date that the first student turned in his or her work. The actual due date for any chapter work is the day before the chapter test (or anytime sooner). This might seem confusing at first but actually works well because students can keep their materials to study prior to the test. We use our workbook packets as our study guides.
Please feel free to email if you have further questions --- firstname.lastname@example.org
Deutsch Mit Megowan
- Welcome to German
Ich bin froh wieder angefangen zu haben. If you are new, please spend some time introducing yourself to me before or after class. I really want to get to know all the new freshmen, transfers and exchange students right away. I hope the trimester is off to a great start for each of you and that you will have a lot of success this year! - Herr Megowan
- 2008 Trip to Germany
We will be taking a group to Germany during the summer of 2008. It is still too early to apply but it is never too early to think about saving up some money, practice your German and talking to your parents. Danke! - Megowan
- German Exchange
The 2008 Exchange will be great but I can only take a limited number of students so if you are interested be sure to let me, Mr. Megowan, know on the first day of the next school year.
On another note... the Exchange website is down for "repairs" but will be up again before summer! - Herr Megowan
- German Exchange Website
You can click here for updated information about the GERMAN EXCHANGE