Each student will be given a paper copy of our text book to take home and keep there for homework and studying. Our text also has online help for each lesson.
Students will take out only necessary materials and put backpack under their feet before the bell.
At the bell, students will have necessary materials out & will be checking their homework.
On Mondays, homework will be on the board for the entire week to copy into your agenda.
Each student is responsible for bringing their own supplies, math composition book, & student planner to class everyday
All students are expected to follow the behavior expectations listed in the Husky Code in the student handbook.
To keep you informed as to how your child is doing, we have on-line progress reports available through our Parent/Student Portal. Also, I have a website with class work, homework and projects listed.
Students will be using a math composition book to show class work everyday. Homework will be assigned 5 nights a week. Students need to attempt all problems. Homework is due the following day.
Group Assignments and Points will include projects that groups do together, group quizzes, and students will be given participation points in their group.
Individual test are given at the end of each chapter. To help motivate success, every student will have the opportunity to repeat any failed test or quiz and receive the greater score. In order to retake a test or quiz students with need to do test correction sheets to show that they have to learned specific skills. Additional information on this will be given to students later and posted on my website.
Remember math is cumulative and past concepts are always included!
Math department has tutoring available after school Tuesday – Friday, 2:25 – 3:25. Tutoring will start soon, so watch for news from teachers.
Materials/Required Supplies: Students will need supplies no later than Monday, August 12th (our first math lesson starts Friday August 9th (Be Ready!).
Pencils, erasers & highlighter--- NO PEN on math assignments EVER
2 composition books
Lined paper – for homework
2+ dry eraser markers w/ eraser
(Extra items- you could buy)
Scientific calculator (not expensive)
Hand held pencil sharpener
Small stapler and or tape
Kleenex and Clorox wipes (for class) THANK YOU!
If you are absent, please check agenda to see what problems were assigned or if you need to pick up a worksheet or notes.
Unexcused late homework will receive half credit.
Late homework is collected in the "late homework folder" and will only be entered into the grade book at the end of each week on Friday.
If you need to use the restroom, do it during passing period.
Parents: If your child has a special need, please contact me.
Code Word: Growth Mindset After you and your parent have read the class policies page AND looked at the various pages in my website, send me a parent email with parent name, your name and math period for credit for your first assignment! 4 points if done by Thursday, 2 points by Friday I am looking forward to working with you and your student this year.If you need to contact me, please email. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Sincerely, Mr. Deason How can I help my child in math?
Student should fill out an agenda daily and parent's should check nightly. Parent's can contact teacher's if there are question's.
Parents and students can check teacher's website for assignments, or homework help.
Parents and students should check grades online at least once a week, for current grades.
Students should spend a minimum of one hour doing homework each day.If there is no assignment to complete, student's should read or review notes from classes.
Students can attend after-school Husky Help, for help to complete work and organize school materials.Parents can have teacher sign agenda book for verification of attendance.
Parents can help establish a routine for doing homework at home each night or after noon and check to see how work is being complete
Common Core Information Here is some information about Common Core Math that our math team would like to share with parent's. We have provided a couple of links with a broad sense of learning standards to help with information about new standards. Here's a PTA resource http://www.pta.org/content.cfm?ItemNumber=2796 Here is a "road map" for parents put out by the Council of Great City Schools http://www.cgcs.org/Page/244