COLEGIO LOURDES
HATO REY
 
Syllabus
 Academic Year 2013-2014
 
Course Title:             Personal Finances                                     Level: 12th Grade    
Readings:                 Material will be provided on a weekly basis      
Professor:                 Isamari Cruz 
                                                      
 
I.               Standards
 
A.             Earning Income
 
B.             Buying Goods and Services
 
C.            Saving
 
D.            Using Credit Credit
 
E.             Financial Investing
 
F.             Protecting and Insuring

 
II.              Teaching Strategies and Methods
 
            A.             Demonstration and Modeling
 
B.             Direct Method
 
C.             Guided Practice
 
D.             Problem Solving Instruction / Problem Based Learning
 
E.             Collaborative Learning
 
F.             Brainstorming / Think Aloud
 
G.             Games / Humor
 
H.             Response Journal
 
I.              Individualized Instruction
 
J.             Graphic Organizers
 
K.             Technology Integration
 
III.        Evaluation:                                                            Weighting
           A.     Tests (2 per semester)
15%
           B.     Assessment (8 per semester)
50%
           C.     Homework (Weekly)
20%
D.    Quizzes and projects (7 per semester)
15%
 
 
IV.       Grading Scale
 
            100-90
A
            89-80
B
            79-70
C
            69-60
D
            59-0
F
 
V.        Materials Required:
A.          Binder 2”
B.          Filled paper
C.         Pencil case with the following supplies: sharpened pencils, glue, colored pencils or crayons and scissors.
 
VI.       Learning Resources:
A.          Library
B.          Computers Lab
C.          Theater
 
 
VII.      General Classroom Rules:
A.          Walk inside or outside the classroom, avoid running and pushing.
B.          Talk using a respectful tone. No screaming, unnecessary noises or foul language are allowed.
C.          Plagiarism and cheating are not academically or morally accepted. Always give your best while taking a test or finishing school work.
D.          Always comply with the rules being adopted as a group on the first day of school.  We are here to learn, to share and to grow.
E.          Please, ask any question that you might have o ask for help when 
       needed. WE are a team.
 
 
NOTE:  All parents are responsible for discussing with their son/daughter to ensure a complete understanding of this syllabus and the school policies.
 
Student___________________________________      Group_____________
 
Course___________________________________    Prof. Isamari Cruz
 
 
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Parent/Guardian’s Signature                        Student’s Signature
 
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