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Class Information

A. Skills

1. Whole Numbers: all operations

2. Patterns and Number Theory

3. Fractions: All operations

4. Graphs and Statistics

5. Decimals: all operations

6. Ratio, Proportion, and Percents

7. Geometry: Regular and non-regular polygons, area, and volume

8. Word Problems: write equations, solve multi-step routine and non-routine problems

9. Introduction to Algebra

10. Probability

B. Homework Policy

Homework is assigned daily. Homework is always checked and reviewed. Each missing homework assignment results in a loss of 5 points from the quiz grade. Incomplete assignments count as missing assignments. Written parental notes and signatures are the only acceptable excuses. Forgetting the necessary notebook, workbook, or worksheet is not acceptable. Organization and responsibility are the keys to a student's success.

1. Test scores count twice

2. Quiz scores

3. Missing homework grade counts as quiz score

4. Projects count as a test score or a quiz score

5. Extra credit will be in the form of weekly Poster Problems

3 out of 8 Correct = 1 point added to final average

5 out of 8 Correct = 2 points added to final average

8 out of 8 Correct = 3 points added to final average

D. Extra Help

After school any day of the week except Mondays.

I. Purpose

The objective of the math curriculum this year is to learn and master skills that will not only help the students succeed in higher mathematics but will foster the skills that apply to everyday life. My aim is to demonstrate and strengthen correct study skills and work habits so necessary to succeed in their future studies.

II. Skills

1. Whole numbers: ALL OPERATIONS

2. Number theory

3. Fractions: ALL OPERATIONS

4. Statistics and Data Analysis

5. Decimals: ALL OPERATIONS

6. Ratio, Proportions, and Percent

7. Geometry: regular and non-regular polygons, area, and volume

8. Word Problems: write equations, solve multi-step routine and non-routine problems

9. Introduction to Algebra

III. Homework Policy

Homework is assigned daily. Homework is always checked and reviewed. Students will begin each marking period with a homework TEST grade of 100%. Each missing homework assignment results in a loss of 5 points from that score. Incomplete assignments count as missing assignments. Written parental notes and signatures are the only acceptable excuses. Forgetting the necessary notebook, workbook, or worksheet is not acceptable. Organization and responsibility are the keys to a student's success.

An average of the following will determine a students grade.

1. Test scores count twice

3. Quiz scores count once

4. Projects count as a test score

5. Extra credit will be in the form of bonus questions on each test.

V. Extra Help

After school any day of the week except Mondays.

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