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1 Welcome to Back to School Night. Mrs. Cooperman (Mrs Welcome to Back to School Night! Mrs. Cooperman (Mrs. Engelhardt) 7th Grade Pre-Algebra: CMP3 Connected Mathematics Project
2 Connected Math Program 3 Aligned with Common Core State Standards (N.J.)Helps students with problem solvingPromotes deeper understanding of conceptsPromotes learning by doing, not by watchingNew Standardized Tests - Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) : reading, writing, comprehending, and explainingMakes math a more concrete subject to grasp, relates it to real life
3 CMP3 continued… 8 books throughout the year Listed on the Course DescriptionAccentuate the Negative – information about topics and support resources recently ed to students and parents/guardiansBinder upkeep is essentialKeeping lessons and homework in chronological orderCopies of lesson materials and supplementary information are given in advance to all students
4 CMP3: Connected Math Project Typical DayHomework- check answer keys; check with group members; additional explanation by teacher as neededCMP3: Connected Math ProjectLaunch – Introduction and FocusExplore (The Problem)SummaryHomework Exercises – Write in Agenda
7 Summary (Related to the Focus Question) May be completed in class or assigned for homework
8 Grading (Total Points) Homework – Answers are posted on-lineGraded on a scale from 0-22 = Proper Heading: the date, page(s) and examples; all work shown, all questions fully answered1 = Some questions answered, some work shown, lack of effort evident0 = Only answers and no work shown; or no problems attemptedLate assignments can be made up within one day for partial credit
9 Group Work Approximately once/week: ON TASKACTIVE PARTICIPATIONRESPECT FOR OTHERSEXCELLENT BEHAVIORApproximately once/week:Each individual student will receive a “group grade.” This grade is based on how the individual student contributes to the group activity. Grades range from ; Staying “on task”, no socializing, using positive communication skills
10 Quizzes, Tests, Check Ups, Projects Quizzes: Individual, Partner, NotebookTaken at the end of one or mores Investigations, usually around 20 pts.Partner Quizzes: optional; may take the quiz independently, usually around 20 pts.Check-Ups: at the end of an Investigation, usually around 10 pts.Homework (unannounced): previous assignments, usually around 10 pts.
11 Unit Tests: at the end of each book; individual work; Review Packets are completed in class prior to the Test; 40 or more pts.Unit Projects: At the end of each unit, will be explained in detail when assigned. May be “optional”; points vary.
12 What to Study Supplementary Sheets (“Class Notes”) “Explore” questions from the lesson packetsHomework questions/answersSummaries from classReview Packets
13 -Review Packets: Important concepts and additional practice exercise when a quiz or test covers several chapters -Unit Test Review: Multi-page packets
14 Extra Resources MathXL : http://mathxlforschool.com/ Students will take a diagnostic test todetermine areas of needed supportReflex Math:All CMS students will receive logininformation
15 Extra HelpMorning (only Mrs. Engelhardt), at lunch time, during study hall, or at the end of the day, depending upon the teacher’s availability.Teachers may be contacted via for a morning pass if one wasn’t picked up during the dayNew morning pass policy: students are allowed into the building at 7:30 a.m. with a teacher’s pass
16 Genesis Updated every few days; the Rotating-Drop schedule is a factor Homework and group work are includedTests and quizzes will be posted on Genesis within the week, but all students need to have taken the assessment in order for the students to get them backStudents can come after school to see their tests and quizzes and do corrections
17 My Website Homework is written on calendar Tests and quizzes are listed in advanceAnswers for Classwork, Daily Lessons, Summaries, and Homework exercises are uploadedReview Lessons, Summaries for quizzes/testsInternet Resources
18 Absences Students are responsible for getting the missed work If going to be absent for multiple days, please let me know 3 days in advanceLesson packets and “Class Notes” are sent to the Guidance Office for pick up after 3:15 pmComplete the homework and hand in to receive credit; modified assignments if it is a lengthy absenceMissed tests/quizzes can be made up after the homework is checked
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