Fremont Jr. High 8th Grade Pre-Algebra
8th Grade Math Team • Ken Cronin – firstname.lastname@example.org 472-8 • Ron Dubovick – email@example.com 472-8 • Suzi O’Leary – firstname.lastname@example.org 472-8 • Janet Steffenhagen – 472-8 email@example.com
Communication • Fremont Planners •Daily homework assignments & upcoming tests & quizzes recorded by student • MPS Parent Portal •View grades and attendance •Parent login name and password available (480) 472-8300
More Communication….. • Fremont website and calendars •www.mpsaz.org/fremont •Weekly updates •Homework assignments •Upcoming events •Scheduled tutoring times •Links for accessing homework assignments
Student Work • Homework graded on a 4 point rubric. • All late and or missing work: •due by the last day of each quarter •Incomplete work will not be accepted.
Quizzes and Tests • Quizzes can be retaken. •Students must come in for a tutoring session prior to retaking a quiz. •Quizzes must be retaken within the same quarter. •Tests cannot be retaken.
Grading Scale • Tests = 50% • Quizzes = 30% • Daily assignments & journal checks = 20% • Extra credit assignments will not be given. • “Bonus” questions are embedded into assessments and homework assignments.
Journals/Notebooks… •Journals… •required in class every day •a resource for homework completion & test reviews •will be graded on completeness, legibility & organization
Behavior… • Guidelines stated in Fremont planner will be followed. •Additional student expectations: •Be respectful of property, others and the teacher. •Be responsible for your actions, timeliness and preparedness. •Food and drink are not allowed in class.
Help Sessions… • Provided weekly outside of class time • Schedule a help session with teacher or •Attend a regularly scheduled session. •Weekly scheduled sessions will be posted on classroom calendars.
MA08 Curriculum • Strand 1: Number Systems • Strand 2: Expressions & Equations • Strand 3: Functions • Strand 4: Geometry • Strand 5: Statistics & Probability
What you can expect from us… • a safe learning environment that fosters success for all students • a reply to your phone call, email or note within 24 hours • contact from teacher with any concerns as they arise • time in class for students to record information & assignments in planners