Syllabus

Course Description

Math: Throughout the semester each student will thoroughly understand the concept of Algebra by experiencing different activities. We will go in depth with the topic and I will incorporate new and fun ways to learn. A lot of the assignments and activities will be hands-on. This course is common core based and gears the students for Algebra I and Geometry in the next couple of years. Topics covered include algebraic equations and inequalities, proportions, exponents, geometry, measurement, data analysis, and statistics.

Course Description Math 1

This course requires a keen aptitude for problem solving and abstract concepts. Students must have demonstrated diligence in completing assignments and the ability to handle a demanding pace and workload.

 

Course Description Science

 Course Goals:   

  • To develop responsibility and personal advocacy
  • To develop problem-solving strategies
  • To develop abstract and pre-algebraic thinking
  • To use a variety of technology in expanding pre-algebra skills
  • To be prepared for Algebra I


Science: In addition to meeting the state science standards, this course is designed to provide hands-on experiential learning. Students should expect to find the curriculum rigorous and engaging as the course will include collaborative work, project-based learning and interactions with scientists in our community.

 

Grades

  • Test/ Projects-35%
  • Quizzes/Labs-20%
  • Homework/ interactive notebook-15%
  • Classwork-30%

Late Work: All late work (without an excused absence) will only be worth partial credit. Late work will not be accepted more than two days late.

 

Absences: Students are expected to make up all work missed when absent. It is the student’s responsibility to check the absent bend for the specific day they were absent for their assignments. Students are given one extra day for every day missed. If a student is absent the day an assignment is due, they are expected to turn it in the day they return to school.

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