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  1. Welcome to Back to School Night!Mrs. CoopermanMrs. Swenson (Mrs. Engelhardt)Ms. Walsh 7th Grade Pre-Algebra: CMP3Connected Mathematics Projectscooperman@chatham-nj.org cswenson@chatham-nj.org cengelhardt@chatham-nj.orggwalsh@chatham-nj.org

  2. Connected Math Program 3 • Aligned with Common Core State Standards (N.J.) • Helps students with problem solving • Promotes deeper understanding of concepts • Promotes learning by doing, not by watching • New Standardized Tests - Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC): reading, writing, comprehending, and explaining • Makes math a more concrete subject to grasp, relates it to real life

  3. CMP3 continued… • 8 books throughout the year • Listed on the Course Description • Binder upkeep is essential • Keeping lessons and homework in chronological order • No writing in the books • Copies of lesson materials are given in advance

  4. Typical Day • Homework- check answer keys; check with group members; additional explanation by teacher as needed CMP3: Connected Math Project • Launch – Introduction and Focus • Explore (The Problem) • Summary

  5. Launch(Introduces the Focus Question)

  6. Explore(With Partners or Groups)

  7. Summary(Related to theFocus Question)

  8. Grading (Total Points) Homework • Graded on a scale from 0-3 • 3 = All work shown, all questions fully answered (not just the answer) • 2 = All questions answered, some work shown (“a little something missing”) • 1= some questions answered, some work shown (“a little something done”) • 0 = nothing done • Late assignments can be made up for partial credit

  9. Group Work • ON TASK • ACTIVE PARTICIPATION • RESPECT FOR OTHERS • EXCELLENT BEHAVIOR Each individual student will receive a “group grade.” This grade is based on how the individual student contributes to the group activity. Grades range from 3-2-1-0. Not always an everyday grade

  10. Quizzes, Tests, Projects, • Quizzes: Individual, partner, notebook • Taken at the end of a chapter or during if the chapter is long; points vary • Unit Tests: at the end of each book; individual work; points vary • Unit Projects: At the end of each unit, will be explained in detail when assigned

  11. What to Study • Supplementary Sheets (“Class Notes”) • Explore questions • Homework questions/answers • Summaries from class • Review Packets

  12. -Review problems when a quiz or test covers several chapters -Unit Test Review: Multi-page packets

  13. Extra Help • Morning, at lunch time, during study hall, or at the end of the day, depending upon the teacher’s availability. • Teachers may be contacted via email for a morning pass if one wasn’t picked up during the day • New morning pass policy: students are allowed into the building at 7:30 a.m. with a teacher’s pass

  14. Genesis • Updated every few days; the Rotating-Drop schedule is a factor • Homework and group work are included • Tests and quizzes will be posted on Genesis within the week, but all students need to have taken the assess- ment in order for the students to get them back • Students can come after school to see their tests and quizzes and do corrections

  15. My Website • Homework is written on calendar • Tests and quizzes are listed in advance • Summary answer keys are uploaded • Review Summaries for quizzes/tests • Internet Resources

  16. Absences • Students are responsible for getting missed work • If going to be absent for multiple days, please let me know 3 days in advance • Lesson pages and “Class Notes” are sent to the Guidance Office for pick up • Complete the homework and hand in in order to get credit • Missed tests/quizzes can be made up after the homework is checked

  17. Further information/requests: please contact me via Google scooperman@chatham-nj.org (This presentation will be posted on my webpage.) Thank you for visiting tonight!