To see math’s relevance in every day life 7 th : To do well on the PARCCs and to be ready for Algebra 1 next year! 8 th : To do well on the PARCCs and to test into CP Algebra 1 at North
Sharpened pencils (lots!), erasers, a red and black or blue pen A Binder with a notebook or loose leaf paper divided into sections or notebooks and folders Scientific Calculator textbook Computer access Agenda book
Be a team player! Be prepared Participate Complete homework and Study Island Respect others, including substitute teachers! If confused, know where to look for the answers and ASK! Have high expectations and do your best!! Leave the room with a PASS only after signing out
Assigned daily Each assignment is worth one point All homework is posted on the Easel Homework is also posted on the parent page of the website If confused and you can’t find the answer at the above mentioned places, phone a friend!
Homework assignments Pearson on-line directions Study Island log-in directions Helpful web pages Contact information Qualities of a successful student
A. They are mean! B. They think student’s don’t have a life C. To reinforce skills taught in class D. All of the above
AA. Never BB. Every night CC. Once a week DD. All of the above?
A. Completing half of it B. Completing the entire assignment in pencil (or a strong showing of effort) C. Completing your assignment in pen D. Completing your assignment but showing NO WORK
A. On the white board B. On Mrs. Race’s Webpage C. Listen when Mrs. Race assigns it D. All of the above
Completion is graded every day! Each homework assignment is worth one point Students who consistently complete homework earn higher grades regardless of the percentage it’s worth towards your grade!!!
Tests Tests are worth 60 points Tests will be announced at least three days in advance. Additional points can be earned on a test if missed questions are corrected, in AP within one week after it is given and your original mistake is explained and the correct work is shown.
Test Corrections Name __________________ Date ________Test _____________ Number What I did wrong Correct Problem (all work shown!!)
Quizzes Quizzes are given to monitor student progress and to reinforce previously learned skills. Quizzes may or may not be announced That means there can be POP quizzes!! Partner quizzes are also counted Quizzes are worth 30 points
Alternate Assessments (each worth 5 points) Study Island~ assigned and recorded weekly group based effort and assignments Mathematical Reflections Spiral Reviews (thatquiz.org)
You are responsible to obtain all information and complete all work missed during an absence. This includes setting up times to make up tests and quizzes. Use your Activity Period WISELY!