Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. James Tolbert
My name is James Tolbert. I am a native West Virginian who relocated with my wife and our five rescue dogs to North Carolina in June 2018. I presently teach English I, English I Honors, and AVID at Havelock High School. I also coach cross-country and serve as Assistant Varsity Coach in baseball. This is my thirteenth year as a high-school educator. I graduated from Concord University in Athens, WV in 1994 with a B.S.Ed. in Education/Language Arts 5-12. I completed my Master’s in Education/Social Studies in 2008. I am presently dual-certified in Social Studies and Language Arts. Prior to teaching, I worked for eleven years as a paramedic.
FIRST BLOCK: 7:15- 9:15: English I Honors 1(A)/AVID I
SECOND BLOCK: 9:20- 10:50: English I Honors 2 (A)
THIRD BLOCK: 10:55- 12:55 English IV 3(A)
FOURTH BLOCK: 1:00- 2:30 English I 4(A)
WEEKLY LESSON PLANS
CLASS SESSION ZOOM LINKS
Each student’s nine-weeks grade will consist of an average of 24-27 separate grades, including warm-ups and any extra credit. Assignments will be weighted accordingly: Classwork: 50% (16-18 grades); Quizzes: 30% (5-6 grades); Tests/Projects: 20% (2-3 grades). Students will also receive a participation grade (100 points), which is a general reflection of their level of preparedness and participation in classroom discussions and activities. Grades will be updated weekly in PowerSchool.
ATTENDANCE POLICY: TBA
CANVAS COURSE LINKS