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Some realities This class is hard Being organized, and completing assignments on time are essential to the learning process. Some pleasant realities I don’t give long HW assignments (so you focus on each problem) Make up tests! If you are absent be sure to make your test up asap after your return Things to think about….
Mr. Flood (Mather Teacher, BVSD 360 Commander, Lacrosse Coach) Off periods: 1, 4, 5 (I teach Fresh. Sem. 4 th ) Contact me by email: email@example.com Important information
Please check often for calendar updates and assignments https://www.fairviewhs.org/staff/michael-flood My Website
What do I bring to class? REQUIRED: Spiral or three-ring notebook with plenty of paper Pencil – for assessments Scientific Calculator (not necessary to be graphing calc.) MUST BRING 2 BLACK EXPO MARKERS (for whiteboard desks)
How will I be graded? Homework (15%) Most HW will be done on mathxlforschool.com. You should have pencil and paper with you when you’re doing HW, and only submit answer on MathXL. I will not grade work shown on paper. Your MathXL homework grade will be the grade you see in Infinite Campus Tests (60%) – There are no re-takes in Advanced Algebra 1 1 Test at the end of each Unit Quizzes (10%) Usually one quiz per Unit. Final (15%) You will have a cumulative final at the end of each semester.
Is this class weighted? No But you have to take it if you want to take other advanced math classes
Expectations Be on-time and prepared Bring your stuff! When you enter the room place your phone in the phone case in the front of the room Respect yourself and others Take pride in your work
Homework – due Monday “About Me” On a half sheet of paper or an index card answer the following questions… 1)What is your name? (Please indicate if you prefer a nickname) 2)What was the highlight of your summer? 3)What is one thing that you’d like me to know? (Hobbies, personality trait, important info…)
Tomorrow! DIAGNOSTIC TEST (No Calculator) Please bring a #2 pencil I will pass out textbooks on Monday to those who want a physical copy. There is an online textbook on phschool.com (web code: azk-1114) A lost textbook will cost you $175.