Sample 9th Grade Contract
The following is a sample contract that teachers can use to improve grades in the high school classroom.
Sample Grade Contract Introduction
I, ___________________________ (student's name), agree to the following grade contract for the ____________________ class.
My parents, _________________________________, also agree to this grade contract. The contract will begin on ______________ and end on _____________________.
Sample Contract Details for Student
___I will turn in all my current work on time for the next two weeks. After two weeks, my parents, teacher and I will assess my progress.
___I will study at an assigned area each night for at least 30 minutes.
___I will make up all my missing assignments within two weeks for half or no credit, as decided by the teacher.
___I will attend tutoring for two weeks to improve my scores on tests and quizzes. If further tutoring is needed, this will be assessed by my parents, the teacher and me.
___I will not disrupt the learning environment for my fellow students.
Sample Contract Details for the Parents or Guardians
___We will communicate with the teacher each week on our child's progress though email, phone calls or notes home.
___We will offer rewards or consequences after the first week of using the contract. These rewards and consequences will be negotiated before the contract begins. After the first week, the rewards and consequences will be re-assessed.
___We will support our child in his or her efforts to improve his or her grades.
Sample Contract Details for the Teacher
___I will keep communication lines open with the parents and support their efforts in helping their child improve his or her grades.
___I will guide the parents to find tutors.
___I will assist the student with learning missed content or missing assignments.
The 9th grade contract for grades is a sample contract that teacher can use in the classroom. Communication is the key for the contract to work properly.
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