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8 th Grade Curriculum Night Geometry. Welcome. Try this problem:. Grading Scale. A – 90 – 100 B – 80 – 89 C – 70 - 79 D – 60 - 69 F - 59 or below. How are students graded?. Daily Grades- 20% of total grade

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8 th grade curriculum night geometry

8th Grade Curriculum Night Geometry


Welcome

Welcome

Try this problem:


Grading scale

Grading Scale

A – 90 – 100B – 80 – 89C – 70 - 79D – 60 - 69F - 59 or below


How are students graded

How are students graded?

Daily Grades- 20% of total grade

  • Homework- will be assigned most nights and will be checked for a weekly homework grade. Homework is vital to being successful in learning mathematics.

  • Quizzes - will be given on a regular basis.

  • Projects will count as 2 quiz grades. Ten points will be deducted for each day the project is turned in late.

  • Classwork- Any work completed in class that is graded. Student must keep up with notes and bellwork to be turned in


Grading system

Grading system

Test Grades- 80% of total grade

  • Tests will be given at the end of each chapter.

  • Students will be given a study guide the day before each chapter test.

  • Exams are at the end of each semester, December 19th-20th, then on May 21st- 22nd.

  • Exams count as two test grades.

    • We will review the content covered a few days prior to the semester exam.


Attendance

Attendance

  • Students are expected to attend class daily. Class time is valuable and instruction cannot be made up if it is missed. I encourage students to come to class everyday, if they are absent they are missing something in my class. Make-up work can only be done for excused absences.


Make up work

Make-up Work

  • Students with excused absences must request make-up work upon arrival back to school then missed assignments must be turned in within 5 days of their return.

  • It is the student’s responsibility to make arrangements with the instructor for any make-up work.

  • *No make-up work for UNEXCUSED absences.


Geometry curriculum

Geometry Curriculum

  • More challenging than ever, students must spend time outside of class preparing for Algebra class.

  • Since this is an advanced class student expectations are set at a higher level and students must be determined meet these expectations.


Teacher website

Teacher Website

  • Anna Wright

    • www.auburnschools.org/ajhs/awright


8 th grade curriculum night geometry

ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL

GRADUATION EXAM

(AHSGE)

SEPTEMBER 20, 2011


Math team

Math Team

  • Interest Meeting

  • Tuesday – September 20th

  • 3:20-3:45

  • Mrs. Geiger’s Room


Laptops are in

Laptops are in!

  • HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC

  • Manual: http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/13097_na/13097_na.pdf

In math class students may use these laptops to take notes each day, investigate concepts, access their textbook, and much more.


Laptop tips

Laptop tips

  • Discuss the purpose of the school issued laptop with your student

    • School assignments

      • Research

      • Writing papers

      • Textbooks

    • Equitable access for all students

    • Create 21st Century students for the workforce

  • Remind students that there is a filter on their laptop that will not allow them to visit certain websites, even at home.

  • All activity on the school-issued laptop can be monitored by Auburn City Schools

  • Try to keep laptop in a central area in your home, rather than in student’s bedroom.


More laptop tips

More Laptop Tips

  • Physical treatment of the laptop

    • Accidents happen, but students must take precautions and use the cover and treat the laptop as if it were their own.

  • Downloading games or other programs is prohibited

  • Using the laptop in class appropriately (not playing games, surfing the Internet, etc. at inappropriate times.

    • Laptop privileges can be revoked


Additional laptop resources

Additional Laptop Resources

  • PBS Tips for Parents

    • http://nuevaschool.org/images/stories/docs/1to1/pguide.pdf

  • Tips from another school with a similar 1-1 Laptop Program

    • http://nuevaschool.org/programs/one-to-one-laptop-program/259-laptop-tips-from-current-parents-to-incoming-parents


Questions

Questions?

  • Please always feel free to email or call with any questions or concerns.

  • Anna Wright [email protected]


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