1. Honesty, Respect, Responsibility!
2. Be on time and prepared to learn every day.
3. Be on task and productive.
4. Follow directions.
5. Turn homework in on time.
6. Always try your best!
7. Have Fun!
If a student chooses to break a rule, the following consequences may occur:
*All outlined in Palos South handbook
The following materials must be brought to class daily:
2. Assignment notebook
3. Math binder- 5 binder tabs
6. Red pens
8. Book cover
Students will be given homework Monday through Thursday. Most of the time, students will not be given homework on Fridays. All assignments will be posted on the board, on a classroom calendar, and on the online school calendar. All assignments are due the following day they were assigned at the beginning of class. Homework must be completed in pencil and all work must be shown. Homework turned in one day late with receive 50% credit. Any homework that is turned in more than one day late will receive a zero; however, it still must be completed and turned in.
If a student is absent, it is his or her responsibility to locate their work in the absent binder in the classroom. All assignments will be posted on a calendar in the classroom, as well as online.
*See student handbook for make-up policy.
Homework: 5-10 points per assignment
Quizzes: 20-50 points per quiz
Tests: 50+ points per test
*All homework, quizzes, and tests will be organized and kept in your math binder
If you receive a D or F (69% or below) on any quiz or test, you may choose to do corrections. The following guidelines apply:
1. Corrections must be turned in the next day
2. Original test must be signed by a parent or guardian
3. On a separate sheet of paper, the student must re-copy each problem and show all their work
4. Student must write an explanation for each incorrect problem
*The two grades will be averaged up to a 70%
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 – 89
C = 70– 79
D = 60– 69
F = 59 or below
Extra credit will be available weekly on www.mathcounts.org. New problems are posted every Monday and problems will be due by Friday.
I will be available Monday through Friday before school. I will also be available after school if any student needs individual help. In addition, students may receive extra help during connections and/or lunch with permission. I am here to help in any way that I can!
Please feel free to contact me via email or phone if you have any questions or concerns!