Curriculum Standards based Operations with whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, positive and negative numbers Solve, graph and write linear equations Solve and graph linear inequalities Solve systems of linear equations Work with powers and exponents Study quadratic equations, polynomials, and factoring Use proportions and rational equations Study functions and relations
Homework Math content builds on what has previously been mastered. It is essential to do daily assignments. Assignments are posted in class as well as on our website. Click on “Faculty”, DeRoads, Calendar. Absences and late work are the students’ responsibility. Absent work is given full credit. Late work is given 70%. Unacceptable work is given a “Re-do for Credit” option. Assignments MUST be done in pencil
How to Access On-Line Text and Homework Help Go to my.hrw.com User Name: dalgebra4 Password: eagles Or you may use the direct link on my school website
Grading System Grades are 20% homework, class work, notebook, and extra credit, 80% quizzes and tests. A+ 100-98% A 97-93% A- 92-90% B+ 89-87% B 86-83% B- 82-80% C+ 79-78% C 77-73% C- 72-70% D+ 69-68% D 67-63% D- 62-60% F 59-0% Citizenship grades are based upon compliance with the school and classroom rules. Grades will be posted in the classroom. You may also go to the link mygradebook.com to view grades.
How to Access Grades on the Internet Go to www.mygradebook.comwww.mygradebook.com Click the Students and Parents log in. Click on Single Class In the Class Word field, enter the period you wish to view, followed by: -deroads-1112. For example, period 1 would be: 1-deroads-1112 Click Enter. Enter your student’s school ID # in the Student Password Field. Click log in.
Expectations All students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is conducive to creating a positive learning atmosphere for the entire class. Rules 1.Follow directions the first time they are given 2.Be seated, ready to work BEFORE the bell rings 3.Keep hands, feet, objects to yourself 4.Bring necessary supplies to school each day 5.No putdowns, harassment or inappropriate language Rewards 1.Praise – Lots of it!! 2.Positive notes, reports, phone calls 3.Special Privileges (within school policy) 4.Special Motivators Consequences 1.First time a student disrupts – Verbal Warning 2.Second time a student disrupts – Name written on the board 3.Third time – Check by name. Sign behavior log. Two minute detention after class Fourth time-Lunch detention, referral, and or Administrative Escort called Severe Administrator, or designee sent to escort student to office. Referral. Parent contacted
How Parents Can Help Please check to see that your student is writing down and completing daily assignments. Use the web site to double check on assigned work. Ask questions about daily lessons, Can they explain what they learned to you? Adequate supplies are their tools for success. They should have paper, pencils, and a red correcting pen EVERY day. Please check their supplies on a regular basis.
Communication Please feel free to contact me at any time with questions or information about your child that could better help me relate to him or her. You may e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org@smusd.org You may phone me at (760) 290-2800 X3256.