Open House: Intensive Math. Why is my child in Intensive Math?
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Why is my child in Intensive Math?
Your child has been placed in Intensive Math because he/she did not receive a passing score on the FCAT or has been recommended by a previous teacher. This “double dose” of Math will help your child by reinforcing those skills being taught in their regular math class. Students experience each math concepts two times a day by two different teachers.
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1. Respect yourself, your fellow students, and most of all, your teacher.
2. No eating, drinking or chewing gum in class.
3. No talking out of turn.
4. Avoid unnecessary conversation.
5. Respect School Property.
6. Take your seat and begin the warm-up immediately upon entering the room.
7. Stay in your assigned seats unless you have permission to stand.
8. Always come prepared for class.
9. Any items not used exclusively for school purposes should be left at home or kept out of sight, this includes cell phones which must be turned off.
10. Class ends only when I have dismissed you.
If any student does not adhere to the above Rules and Expectations, the following steps will be taken. Depending on the severity of the situation, steps may be skipped.
1. Warning – A student will be verbally warned when a disruptive behavior is exhibited.
2. Student/Teacher Conference – A teacher will have a conference with the student which may result in a grade cut.
3. Parent Contact – Your parent will be contacted via telephone call, letter, or email explaining the situation.
4. Detention – The student will be required to remain in the classroom either before or after school. The exact time of the detention will be determined by the teacher and a written notice will be sent home the prior day explaining the circumstances.
5. Administrative Referral – Continuous or serious situations will result in a written referral to the grade level administrator. Serious misbehavior that requires immediate attention will result in a written referral to the administration with follow-up parent contact.
6. Parent/Teacher Conference – When a situation requires the meeting of student and parent/guardian, a conference will be scheduled to discuss the student’s conduct and/or academic progress. Strategies will be developed to assist the student and parent with the situation.
***All final drafts of assignments and projects, as well as quizzes and test scores that are graded and handed back to the student must be signed by a parent or guardian and returned the next class time. All graded assignments will remain in the student’s class file until the completion of the school year.
Home Learning is a tool used to reinforce skills and material taught in the classroom.
The amount of home learning is carefully considered.
Home Learning assignments must be copied from the back board before leaving class. It is also updated on the class website periodically.
Students are responsible for knowing their basic multiplication facts and be able to do basic mental math. Students should practice this skill daily until they have perfected it. We can not spend class time on this!
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A=4 x 2.5
B=3 x 2.5
C=2 x 2.5
D=1 x 2.5
F=0 x 2.5