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Letter to the Parents/guardians

Carta para los padres

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Students must complete the student survey. Spanish 3 students can answer in English. Students in Español para Hispanohablantes and Español AP will complete it in Spanish. All students will get credit for it as your first Formative Assignment.

The Parents Survey is optional (but it will really help me, to know your child).

Thank you!!!!

Spanish 3 Student Survey

Cuestionario para los padres

Marquee WL


Procedure for quiz



by Laura M. Staunton / New Jersey and by Barb Erickson / Michigan

A MEAN teacher insists that each student do the best s/he is capable of doing.

A MEAN teacher insists that students hand in their assignments on time and takes off points for late assignments.

A MEAN teacher does not accept incomplete assignments.

A MEAN teacher requires each student to think carefully and to make her/his own decisions.

A MEAN teacher holds each student responsible for her/his own behavior.

A MEAN teacher makes students keep the classroom, themselves, and their belongings neat and clean.

A MEAN teacher does not allow free time in class until all class work is done.

A MEAN teacher gives homework regularly, sometimes even on weekends.

A MEAN teacher calls on students who don't raise their hands to answer questions.

A MEAN teacher requires all students to treat each other with respect.

A MEAN teacher makes life miserable for students by insisting that they always tell the truth.

A MEAN teacher produces students who are respectful, responsible, and successful.

*(MEAN = Making Excellence A Necessity)


Could I get a job?


High School

NAME _________________ TOTAL SCORE _________________



Deficient (0)

Developing (1)

Proficient (3)

Exemplary (4)


Do I show up every day?

I attended 0 to 4 full days this week and/or did not bring a parent-signed note.

I attended 0 to 4 full days this week and brought an excuse note.

I attended more than 4 days this week, and did my best to make the lessons.

P+: I did not miss any classes this week.


Do I arrive on time?

I was late to a class more than once this week.

I was late to a class one time this week.

I was on time to class everyday.

P+: I arrived early to some classes.


Do I meet deadlines?

This week, I had two or more late assignments.

I was late with one assignment this week.

All of my work was turned in one time.

P+: I produced one or more exceptional products this week.


Do I stay on task during work hours?

I accomplished little in class this week. I did not stay on task for most of the work time.

I made progress, but did not do a good job on some tasks because I wasted some class time.

I used my work time efficiently and did a good job on all my assignments.

P+: I brought extra materials just in case…


Do I arrive ready to start working?

I was missing materials for class more than once this week.

I arrived at class without some needed materials once this week.

I had all of my materials for class this week.

P+: I brought extra materials just in case…


Do I participate willingly and share my ideas and skills?

I did not share my lesson ideas in class and contributed little to partner activities.

I shared a few ideas and helped in partner activities, but not as much as other students.

I participated in all class activities, and did my full share of the works.

P+: I gave extra help to other, or shared new ideas for better methods or products.


Is my work of good quality?

Many of my assignments are messy, missing or are of poor quality.

One or more of my assignments is of poor quality, or I scored less than 80%.

My work is neat and complete. I got at least 80% on all scored assignments.

P+: I produced very well organized work and/or scored better than 90% or better.


Do I work well with supervisors and colleagues?

I interfered with others’ learning, safety or well being several times this week.

I interfered with others’ learning, safety or well being once or twice this week.

I worked well with my supervisors and colleagues all week.

P+: I gave extra assistance and courtesy to my coworkers.


Am I honest?

I copied someone else’s work and turned it in as my own or I lied about my work-related activities.

I did not intervene when I knew that a coworker was cheating, but my own work was honest.

I have done my own work and have been truthful about all work activities.

P+: I have shown integrity by leading other students to value honesty.

28-36 Congratulations! You are a valued employee. You can expect a promotion.

24-27 Nice going! You may keep your job.

15-23 You need to improve in several areas. Please meet with your supervisor to discuss a plan of improvement

0-14 You are in danger of losing your job! Please meet with your supervisor and work on an immediate plan of improvement.