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Teacher Instructions

Schedule:

Subject

Folder Color

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

ELA

Purple

ELA

 

ELA

 

Math

Red

MATH

 

MATH

 

Science

Green

 

Science

 

Science

Social Studies

Blue

 

Social Studies

 

Social Studies

 

 

 

 

 

**Friday will be used for Make-Ups, Additional Sped Retakes, and Prep for the following week.**

 

TEACHER INSTRUCTIONS / REFERRAL PROCEDURES:

1. Use the DS Student Referral Form (Excel) to refer students. (This is an Excel spreadsheet...you may need to click on Enable Editing to fill out or print the page.

Send or e-mail a list of students to Mr. Renshaw brenshaw@polk.k12.ga.us   (CC Ms. Yarbrough at kyarbrough@polk.k12.ga.us).   Try to send referrals a week ahead (by Friday) of their DS assignment.

2.  You may also pick up a referral sheet in the front office and place your referrals in Mr. Renshaw's box.  Please place your sheet in your folder and include all Assignments and Materials.

3.  Mr. Renshaw will assign the students to DS as soon as possible and place a Directed Studies slip in the boxes of teachers who need to send students.  He will also send an e-mail to remind teachers to send students.

4.  Mr. Renshaw will mark student attendance in PowerSchool with a DS when they show up to complete their assignment.

5.  If you have specific instructions for the students, enclose them in the folder or e-mail to Mr. Renshaw and Ms. Yarbrough. You may use the Additional Directions for DS Form.

 

Support will be given following a Red, Yellow, Green format.

Red – (Default Support) Minimal support (Directions, monitoring…NO assistance.)

Yellow – Additional support will be given in accordance with Teacher directions.

Green – Generous support will be given to help student.  Teacher must notify DS.

  • Mr. Renshaw and Ms. Yarbrough will sort and file your students' work to keep all assignments organized. 
  • Students will attend DS during the assigned class period.  Please make sure to communicate to your students when assigning them to DS and include assignments in your folder.
  • The students' work will be delivered to you or placed in your Folder/Mailbox at the end of each school day. 
  • Please do not hesitate to e-mail me with any DS questions at brenshaw@polk.k12.ga.us. We want our RHS students to be successful and to help the students meet their individual goals through Directed Studies! 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

*If your students are taking or re-taking a test, NO TECHNOLOGY can be used unless permission is given by their teacher!

*Students will return to class unless you specify that you would like for the to remain in Directed Studies for the remainder of the period.

 

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Cedartown, GA 30125
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Phone: 770-748-3821
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