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Algebra 1 Missy Smart North Buncombe Middle School
WHO IS MISSY SMART? I am married to Rusty Smart, a barber and part-time minister. I have three children, Coleman, Cameron, and Caylee. We live in Barnardsville. I graduated from Western Carolina University in 1995. I have been teaching for 16 years. In 2004, I became National Board Certified.
Algebra 1 is a high school course Students take both EOG and EOC EOC counts as 25% of final grade Students may not be dropped after 20 school days Students normally follow-up with Geometry or Geometry Honors Must follow attendance guidelines of high school
High School Attendance Guidelines Cannot miss more than 5 days per semester or 10 days for the year Must be in class at least 1 hour to get credit for that day Class is 8:10-9:40, therefore a student must be present by 8:40 or cannot leave until 9:10
OUR CURRICULUM http://www.phschool.com/cmp2
About Connected Math Connects strands Connects the subjects areas Connects to real life situations Connects to earlier investigations and develops deeper understandings The Goal of CMP is to make students… researchers communicators free thinkers
CMP2 HOME PAGE
STUDENT ACTIVITIES PAGE
Algebra 1 NC Standard Course of Study Objectives
8 th grade NC Standard Course of Study Objectives
DAILY CLASSROOM SUPPLIES Journal Textbook Pencils Paper Graphing calculator 4-pack of AAA batteries for your graphing calculator
GRAPHING CALCULATOR You do not have to purchase a graphing calculator, but if you do we recommend: TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus
HOMEWORK Given daily Monday-Thursday Unless it has been a snow week or something out of the ordinary, I do not give homework on Friday Homework should not be a list of answers; explain thinking
After School Tutoring There are no funds available for after school tutoring at this time. If a student needs help, I am available some afternoons, but not on a consistent basis. Student should solicit the help. Parent should never force a student to come or it will be a waste of my time and theirs.
CONTACT INFORMATION Melissa.Smart@bcsemail.org Melissa.Smart@bcsemail.org School phone 645-7944 Planning time 1:30-3:00 PM After school until 4:00 PM most days except Tuesdays