STEP 1: Log in to your email. Also through the my.fwisd.org page you can log in to Focus and see what your grade was for the 5th 6-weeks.
STEP 2: Create a new message to send. In the “To” line, type your parent’s email address. In the “CC” line, type my email address (Sarah.Vondra@fwisd.org). This copies me in on the email so that I can see that you sent it and I can give you a grade for sending it (YES, it’s a grade).
STEP 3: The subject line of the email should say “English Check In”.
STEP 4: Copy and paste the following message into the body of the email, then change/complete the sentences and blanks (__________) so that it makes sense for you.
Copy and paste:
I just wanted to update you on how things were going for me. Last six-weeks I got a ____% in Mrs. Vondra’s Pre-AP English I class. This is mainly because _________________________. Moving forward, I plan to do _________________ differently because I expect more from myself. Like I’ve said before I want to be the type of person who ____________________________________, so moving forward I’m going to focus on _____________________________________.
My goal for English class was _______________________________. So far it’s going _______. I plan on continuing to _____________________ (OR I plan on starting to _____________). This six-weeks I really want to _____________________________ and I’m going to accomplish that by ___________________________________________.
This six-weeks I’m looking forward to ______________________________ because _______________________________.
I’m doing good/not good on my commitment to ___________________________. Moving forward I plan on ______________________________.
I’m going to be following up with you about every three weeks to update you on how my goals and plans are working out. Thanks for taking the time to partner with me.
P.S. This email was my first 100% of the new 6-weeks.
STEP 5: When you are finished filling out the email message, it’s addressed to your parent, and I’m in the CC line, press SEND. You’re done!