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1 Welcome to the Fremont Junior High School Year! Curriculum Night 7 th Grade Math MA 07

2 Our 7 th Grade Math Team Debby Allen ( ) Miquela Daniels ( ) Samantha Hammer -----( ) Christopher Kingsley ----( ) Jennifer Munoz ( ) Guy Peterkin ( ) Caitlin Smith ( )

3 Curriculum We are implementing the Common Core Standards Annual standardized assessment will be AIMS

4 Common Core Standards Based on national standards Change of methodology Seeks deeper understanding What does a Common Core classroom look like? student discovery use of manipulatives active group work higher level questioning

5 Department Practices Show ALL work Complete all daily assignments Incomplete assignments are not accepted and will receive a zero Be in seat with material and ready to work when the bell rings

6 Materials Binder designated for Math only that will be kept in the classroom Dividers Loose-leaf paper Pencil pouch including –multiple pencils or mechanical pencils WITH lead –erasers –red grading pen –highlighter –manual sharpener *Any concerns regarding materials, please see teacher

7 7 th Grade Expectations Students have homework every night except on test days Assignments are due the following school day Absent work is accepted for one week for full credit Missing work is accepted up to one week for up to 75% original credit –The gradebook will not be altered to reflect missing assignments turned in after the missing deadline Incomplete assignments are not accepted and will be counted as missing – students must attempt every problem

8 7 th Grade Expectations Tests and quizzes are given with advanced notice Portions of tests can be retaken within two weeks of the testing date Quizzes can be retaken until the quarter deadline The retake score is final Students must attend a remediation session in order to retake any assessment The fastest way for a student to improve their grade is to retake tests and quizzes

9 Planners Required each day Must be filled out the first day of the week Include class exit passes Are a great tool for information on assessments and deadlines

10 Clickers Technology used for recording warm-up and cool-down exercises daily Students are required to show appropriate use of the clickers

11 Weighted Grading Tests are 50% of the quarterly grade Quizzes are 30% of the quarterly grade Daily Assignments are 10% of the quarterly grade Classwork / Communication is 10% of the quarterly grade

12 What you can expect from us We will… –provide a safe learning environment that fosters student success –reply to parent correspondence within 24 hours –provide time for students to record information/assignments in their planners –update the calendar and tutoring times on our website weekly with assignment topics and important due dates –provide opportunities for extra help outside of class time by appointment –provide a grade sheet 3 weeks into each quarter

13 Our Expectations of Parents Check parent portal and planner frequently Provide a time and place for homework Check to ensure completion and quality of daily assignments Provide us with current contact information including phone numbers and addresses Contact us with concerns or questions as soon as they arise Sign grade sheet and return when received

14 Parent/ Student Portal https://www.mymps.mpsaz.org

15 Welcome to Fremont!


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