Course Overview

Welcome to Academic Support Class!!

Fall 2020 - 2021

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside you.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Purpose: The primary purpose of the Academic Support class is to provide support for students’ individual learning needs as well as supporting their core academic classes. This course will focus on providing:

  • Supplemental instruction and support for specific areas of need

  • Organization & Time Management skills

  • Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary 

  • Goal Setting, Motivation, Attitude, and Responsibility

  • Note Taking Skills

  • Guided Instruction

Class announcements, assignments, links to meetings, and all other class related materials will be located in our Google Classroom. Students will attend daily virtual/remote sessions with their class for the first 30 minutes; attendance will be taken during these sessions. All class sessions will be recorded and copies will be located in the google folder found in our google classroom. If unable to attend at the designated time, students will be able to watch the session later and attendance will be recorded.  Please let me know if further accommodations need to be made ๐Ÿ˜Š While a big part of this class is to provide support to students with their core classes, there will be some instruction, lessons, assignments, and projects that will require participation and completion for a grade. The following grading scale will be used:

A  90-100

B  80-89

C  70-79

D  60-69

Please feel free contact me if you have any questions, comments or concerns! 

Marissa Norton

Google Classroom code: uej7qu3  (link above)

828.606.1059 (cell)

Click on the links for the following resources:

Community High School

BCS Help Desk

Buncombe County Schools Exceptional Children’s Department

Academic Calendar; Plan B Beyond