R.S. M. Intermediate. 7 Th Grade Planning Guide Presentation Class of 2013. RSM Guidance Counselors. Mrs. Bills, 7th/8th Grade Counselor Mrs. Fischer, Intern Counselor (Mon.- Thurs.) Visit RSM Guidance Department's Webpage - click on "Guidance" on the RSM school website. Our Goals.
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7th Grade Classes8th Grade Classes
English – 3 trimestersEnglish – 3 trimesters
Math – 3 trimestersMath – 3 trimesters
World History – 3 trimestersU.S. History – 3 trimesters
Science – 3 trimestersScience – 3 trimesters
P.E. – 3 trimestersP.E.- 2 trimesters/Health – 1 tri
Electives - 3 trimesters Electives – 3 trimesters
*Each trimester lasts 12 weeks
Tri 1 Progress: Oct. 14th
Tri 1 Final: Dec. 2nd
Tri 2 Progress: Jan. 27th
Tri 2 Final: Mar. 9th
Tri 3 Progress: May 1st
Tri 3 Final: June 14th
Earn at least 1.5 cumulative GPA (Tri. 1+2+3)
Earn at least a 1.0 cumulative Math GPA
Earn at least a 1.0 cumulative English GPA
No more than 3 trimester “F’s” in core classes for the year.
Change all of your grades to points
Add all the points together
Divide the total by the number of grades you added
The average = GPA
*Plus (+) and minus (-) do not change a grade’s point value*
How many points are your grades worth?
A = 4
Total Points = 12
Total Number of Classes = 6
12 Divided by 6 = 2.0
GPA = 2.0= C
Indicator of how well students and schools are performing
Placement in correct classes
Use test results to improve student learning
Preparation to pass the High School Exit Exam
STAR Student Report was mailed home in August
California Standards Test (CST) has 5 scoring levels: Advanced, Proficient, Basic, Below Basic, Far Below Basic
Your GOAL is to GROW!
Even one more correct question can help
Use your planner every period, every day
Do homework daily & study
Read everyday (at least 20-30 minutes)
Make up work when absent
Ask teachers for help
Know how you are doing – check grades online!
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not a act, but a habit. Aristotle