course-syllabus-2019-2020

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

  • Unit 1: Rigid Transformations and Congruence
  • Unit 2: Dilations, Similarity, and Introducing Slope
  • Unit 3: Linear Relationships
  • Unit 4: Linear Equations and Linear Systems
  • Unit 5: Functions and Volume
  • Unit 6: Associations in Data
  • Unit 7: Exponents and Scientific Notation
  • Unit 8: Pythagorean Theorem

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

General Rules:

  • Classroom Expectations
    • Listen and follow directions.
    • Respect classmates and teacher.
    • Keep hands, feet and objects to yourself.
    • No cell phone usage in class.  Phone will be taken and turned into administration.
  • Consequences
    • Verbal Warning
    • Parent/Guardian Contact 
    • After School Detention
    • Major Referral/Sent out of classroom
  • Technology
    • Laptops will be used daily in class.  Any misuse of technology will result in the following consequences:
      • 1st time – Call home
      • 2nd time – Lose privilege for a week (paper copies only)
      • 3rd time – Referral
  • Absences/Tardiness
    • Student is responsible to make up any work missed.  Anything not made up becomes a zero in gradebook.
  • Restrooms
    • Student should go to the restroom between classes not during class. 
    • If it is an emergency, student will have 2 restroom passes every nine weeks. 
    • If you choose to not use your passes, you will receive 5 bonus points each.

Grading Policies:

  • Grades are based on the accumulation of points.
  • Points are based on:
    • Classwork 60%
    • Homework 10%
    • Tests and Quizzes 30%
  • Daily participation points
    • 5 points per day, 25 points per week for actively participating in class
      • Head down or off task, lose up to 5 points
      • Borrow a pencil from teacher, lose 1 point
      • Suspension or sent out of class, lose 5 points

Grading Scale:
A 93-100% 
B 85-92%
C 75-84% 
D 67-74%
F 66% or Below