We will learn to visualize two and three-dimensional shapesand apply Algebra concepts to them. We will also learn to think logically, sowe can explain a problem step by step. Projects will be given throughout theyear and will count as a test grade.
(Circles, Area &Perimeter of Plane figures, Surface Area & Volume of Solids, Review)
Materials need to be brought every day to class
-2 inch Binder with loose leaf paper
-Calculator (TI-84 Plus recommended)
-Pencils, Highlighter (Work done in Pen will notbe graded)
-Notecards / Flashcards
Grades: A 93 - 100
Tests & Projects..…………………50% B 85 – 92
Quizzes…………..........................30% C 77 - 84
Homework / Classwork& D 70 - 76
Attendance……………….20% F Below 70
ü Tests will be given after every chapter. Alltests will be announced. If you are in the room when a test is given, you willtake the test, even if you were out for the review.
ü Quizzes will be given throughout each chapter.(Beware “Pop” Quizzes will happen)
ü A test or quiz or both will be given each week.So expect it!
ü Test corrections will be available on allchapter tests. You must stay after during tutoring times to make corrections
ü Textbook / Homework: A textbook will be issuedto each student. Students will have homework nearly every night, either fromthe workbook or from a worksheet. It will be graded daily, sometimes forattempt and sometimes for correctness. Notes must be taken each day and studiedthoroughly each night. If a student falls behind, it will be hard for him/herto catch back up. A large part of being successful in Geometry is memorizingthe postulates, definitions, and theorems given each day in class.
You may make up work due to an absence ONLY!! I willprovide a box with the make-up work available. Please get the worksheet out ofthe box and ask a friend what was turned in. Also students may look at theirassignment sheets to see what they missed if they were out. It’s imperative towork on the assignment even when absent to not get behind. Make sure you find afriend in class to exchange numbers with to get the information from class.(Good skill for college too!!)
Late work will be accepted with penalties at my discretion.
I expect you to behave like ladies and gentlemen. Youshould abide by the following rules at all times while you are in my classroom.
v Come to class on time and prepared
v No cell phones and other electronic devices.
v Respect others and their property
v Do all work in pencil
Consequences: 1. Warning
3. Parent contact / Conference
4.Discipline referral to office
Tutoring will be available Tuesdays and Thursdays afterschool until 4:30.Please come promptly as if no one shows up I may decide toleave early. If you would like to attend but are unable to come during thistime then please speak with me and we will work something out.
Progress reports will go out approximately every 3 weeks.You should receive a paper copy on that Wednesday. Dates will be available onthe school website.