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Honors Pre-Calc Mr. Nash 2008 – 2009 Lebanon City Schools
What are my expectations for you? Be honest with me Respect others and their right to learn Work hard and try Be prepared Follow school rules
Be Honest With Me Let me know when you have a problem Let me know when you don’t understand Let me know when something’s happening outside of class
Respect Others Don’t make fun of others Don’t talk when others are talking Don’t discount another student’s method Don’t mess with others’ property Don’t be disruptive
Try and Work Hard Try all problems Come see me if you have problems Do your homework Be a team player
Be Prepared For Class Bring Notebook, pencil, paper, book, homework, TI-83, etc. Be in class on time You get 3 tardies per quarter before detentions.
Follow School Rules Rules for the school (in your planner) apply in this class Cell phones – will be given to office Drinks – will be thrown away Coats Dress code Etc.
What do I do if I’m not doing well? Come after school on Thursday Come see me during your study hall Come to Study Tables with another teacher me – Ask me to stay after school on another day
What do I do if I’m absent? Check the agenda for what we did in class. Turn in any assignments that were due the day you were absent. THIS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY Make up tests/quizzes the day you return during class or after school or study hall.
How can my parents contact you? Call – – Come to class after school
What happens if I have a bad day? Warning Call home Detention Office Referral for repeated behavior Levels may be skipped If you know you’re going to have a problem let me know ASAP!
How Grades Are Determined Graded Assignments – 20% Problem of The Week – 10% Tests & Quizzes – 60% Homework – 10 %
Graded Assignments – 20% There will be one graded assignment each week. They will be handed out when material is learned and will be due a few days later. They may be turned in early. Checked for accuracy
Problem of the Week – 10% Assigned every Monday, due Thursday Reviews concepts that will be on the SAT/ACT May ask questions during the week.
Tests & Quizzes– 60% Tests will be worth more points and occur less frequently. Quizzes may be given anytime. They may cover current or past material. Tests may be retaken and replace the original test After school/before school/study hall with me or Mrs. Duff Within one week of testt being passed back There will be 4 point/5 question openers given at the beginning of class that will be added together and count as one test. You will have the opportunity to earn more than 100 points. Type I, II writings will be assigned and will count in the category. They are each worth 4 points.
Homework – 10% You will have homework every night! Homework will be checked for completion. One person will randomly present one problem to the class each day. They will have possible 5 points to earn. You will place the problem under the ELMO and explain your process and answer questions from me and your peers. 5 points = completed problem + great explanation + correct answer 1 – 4 points = some part of the above 0 points = decline because the problem wasn’t attempted -2 points = problem not attempted but you try to cheat and use someone else’s