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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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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.
  • 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



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
  • Please always feel free to email or call with any questions or concerns.
  • Anna Wright [email protected]