# 7 th Grade Math. Course Objectives focuses on four critical areas: focuses on four critical areas: developing an understanding of and applying proportional.

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Course Objectives focuses on four critical areas: focuses on four critical areas: developing an understanding of and applying proportional relationships developing an understanding of and applying proportional relationships operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations solving problems involving scale drawing, geometric constructions, and surface area, and volume solving problems involving scale drawing, geometric constructions, and surface area, and volume drawing inferences about populations. drawing inferences about populations.

Grades 50%Tests 50%Tests 30%Quizzes 30%Quizzes 10%Homework 10%Homework 10%Classwork 10%Classwork There is no Extra Credit in this class!!! However…Students can earn 1/2 credit back on test correction. There is no Extra Credit in this class!!! However…Students can earn 1/2 credit back on test correction.

Middle School Policy: No late work, but the 2 lowest homework scores each trimester will be dropped. No late work, but the 2 lowest homework scores each trimester will be dropped. A paper or project, 1 class period late will receive no higher than 75%, after that 0. A paper or project, 1 class period late will receive no higher than 75%, after that 0. Test corrections can be made for test below a C- (70%) to bring a test up to a C- level, test corrections need to be made within 1 week of being returned Test corrections can be made for test below a C- (70%) to bring a test up to a C- level, test corrections need to be made within 1 week of being returned

How do you correct homework?

I believe homework is like practice getting ready for the big game, the test. I believe homework is like practice getting ready for the big game, the test.

Grading Homework Assignments... Homework assignments are given every day. Homework assignments are given every day. 3 pts – 3 pts – full heading full heading problem written problem written all work shown all work shown 2.5 pt- missing either... 2.5 pt- missing either... proper heading proper heading Problem written Problem written work shown work shown 2.25 pt- late work (Late work will only be accepted until the next class period.) 2.25 pt- late work (Late work will only be accepted until the next class period.) 0 pts- No work is shown, just answers are given 0 pts- No work is shown, just answers are given

How are tests and quizzes graded?

All questions are worth 4 points All questions are worth 4 points If you show some work and get the problem wrong, you will get half credit (2 points) If you show some work and get the problem wrong, you will get half credit (2 points) If you get the problem wrong and do not show any work, you will not get any credit (0 points) If you get the problem wrong and do not show any work, you will not get any credit (0 points) If you forget your units, you will loose 1 point If you forget your units, you will loose 1 point

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