Welcome! Mrs. Stringer’s 7th Grade Math Class
Goal for this year – Be Positive! • SSLANT Method for Students and Teachers • Smile • Sit Up • Listen • Ask Questions • Nod When Being Spoken To • Track With Your Eyes These rules will help us know that we are communicating with each other!
Class Expectations • You are expected to do your best each and every day throughout the school year. • You will follow the rules and procedures of our classroom every day. • You are responsible and accountable for your grades and behavior. • You are expected to ask questions for clarification when needed. • You are expected to demonstrate a positive attitude and outstanding character in and out of the classroom.
Supplies • Math binder with dividers • Lined paper • (3) pencils sharpened with erasers every day • Bring your workbook to class everyday • Red pen for grading • Manual sharpener • Highlighter • Calculator
Grading • Homework 10% • Classwork 20% • Quizzes/Projects 30% • Tests 40% • You will earn your grades in mathematics. • Assignments that are late will drop a letter grade for each day it is late (except HW). • HW is graded on completion only (50, 75, 100). If you do not show your work you cannot earn 100.
Rules • Be seated and working, with supplies ready, when the bell rings. • Raise your hand to speak or leave your seat. • Turn in your best, neatest work on time. • Follow directions the first time they are given • No eating, chewing gum, drinking or grooming. • Turn off all cell phones, electronic devices & put in backpack at beginning of class. • Be respectful of others.
Classroom Procedures • Please enter the classroom respectfully. • Take out your HW, workbook, binder, and supplies. • Be ready to work at the bell! • Start your warm-up. It will be timed (5-7 min.) • Review HW – grade it yourself or with a partner • Start new lesson – note taking • Class work assignment or practice • Pack up 2 minutes before class ends • Stay in seat and I will dismiss you – not the bell
Consequences • Verbal Warning/Re-direct/Move seat • Parent Contact • Detention • Referral ** Severe disruption of class will result in immediate removal from the classroom
Restroom Policy • Students should attempt to use the restroom between classes. School policy prevents students from leaving the classroom the last 10 minutes of the period. • It is important that you do not leave the class during instruction.
Cheating Policy • All assignment, unless previously discussed, are to be completed independently. • Please DO NOT cheat! You are only cheating yourself. • If you do not understand a concept let me know so I can review it again prior to the quiz or test.