Here is what to write in the e-mail.
Important: Please read through
this whole page before you send anything. There
are some important rules all the way through that you need to follow -
especially some to avoid viruses. First of all, so that I know who you are
before I open my e-mail, please write the
following information in the subject line of your message:
- Your class, your group, your last name, your first name and
the homework in question.
- Make it a short as possible - do not use any punctuation such as
slashes ( / ), commas (,) or dashes (-) but put as much information in
it as you can.
Below is an example for Dominique DuPont in 3ème group SA5 sending me
homework questions 1 to 6 on page 65 of the science book:
| 3eSA5 DuPont Dominique P 65 Q 1 to
|(Note: this part of the
e-mail is called the
|Dear Mr. Damon,
Please find attached my homework for Week
Please send my graded work to the following address:
As this student did, you should always put a message
in the body explaining what the e-mail is about. This helps me
keep track of my e-mails but also, this reassures me that it is not a
computer virus which is using your e-mail address to send me stuff.
Just as you would for any homework, clearly mark the number of the questions your are
answering. You may use abbreviations if you wish. If it is Question 4 Part C,
you can write "4c" on your
In general, I will e-mail my corrections and your grades to
the address from which you sent the e-mail. If you would like me to
send it to another address, please say so in a little note on the
Here is how to send the work:
your work as an attached file
("fichier joint"), it must be one of the formats listed
below. To find out what format your file is, look at the last 3 or 4
letters after its name. Those letters are called the file
Format of File
|a text file
||no images, graphs, tables are possible
a Word document
|| ".doc" or ".docx"
||the latest version I have is Word 2007
| an Excel spreadsheet
| a web page
||please do not forget to send each image file
|a Star Office or Open Office
||".odt" or ".ods"
| Power Point
|| ".ppt" or ".pptx"
||not too many fancy transitions, no
I do not have Publisher ".pub" or
Pages or any other desktop publishing or word
processing program not listed above so I will not be able to see your work in any
Please scan your
work for viruses before giving it to me!
If you decide to send your work as an attached
file, write the name of the file in the body of the
the way, you should not call your file "Homework.doc"
because if everyone did that, I would soon have dozens of files with
the same name. Give it a specific title even if it is 4 or 5 words
long. Also, inside the file, remember to put your name and class at
the top of the page!