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     MRS. CARLE’S MATH COURSE 3 SYLLABUS

     Room 134 lcarle@asd5.org

    Supplies: (Mostly given at school)                       

    Binder- 3 dividers                    

    Pens(blue or black)/highlighters (lighter colors) – a couple each     

    Lined and graph paper      

    Pencils – Ticonderoga or mechanical are the best  
     
    At home - a scientific calculator.  In class we use the following calculator - CASIO fx-260solar.  

    Major Topics To Be Covered
    • Rigid Transformations and Congruence
    • Dilations, Similarity and Slope
    • Linear Relationships, equations and systems
    • Functions and Volume
    • Exponents and Scientific Notation
    • Pythagorean Theorem and Irrational numbers

      Grading 

    At Miller Junior High we use a uniform grading scale.  Please refer to the Student Handbook online for the percentage breakdown and range for letter grades.  

    Tests      60%

    Quizzes    25% 

    Assignments/Practice 15% 

    ·     Tests will be given at the end of each chapter.  Quizzes will be given as needed. 

    •  Test Retakes require:
      • Completed test corrections
      • Completed retake ticket
      • Additional evidence of understanding of missed concepts
      • A meeting with your Teacher to make arrangements for test retake

    ·    Assignments/practice will be given every day.  If an assignment is not completed in class, then the assignment needs to be completed prior to our next class meeting.  Students generally have daily entry tasks.

    The grading for assignments/practice is as follows:

    Less than half problems completed = 0  

    Half but not all problems completed = 2

    All problems completed = 4 

    You can change a 0 or 2 to a 3 if you show that you have completed the assignment prior to the test.

    Late WorkLate work will be accepted until the day of the chapter test.

    Help!!!  You can come in before or after school or during lunch.  I am usually here at 7 a.m. and stay after until 4 p.m.  It really doesn't hurt!!  


     Discipline

    Most discipline issues will be handled in class according to following list, but occasionally student behavior will warrant removal from class. Parents may be contacted anywhere along the process. 

    In-class correction

    Time in hallway to complete behavior contract

    Out of class detention 

    Office referral  


     Progress reports

    Students will receive progress reports occationally.  The students are to get them signed and returned for a grade.  You can always look up your child’s grade on Skyward.  I always update grades by Sunday each week.   


     My Responsibility As Your Teacher Is To

    Treat you with respect and care as an individual.

    Provide you an orderly classroom environment.

    Provide the necessary discipline.

    Provide you the appropriate motivation.

    Teach you the required content.


     BINDER TABS:  The student should have a math section in their big binder for Miller.  The following tabs are required in their math section:

    (Tab A) Notes/Vocabulary-Extremely important in Geometry!!!

    (Tab B)  Assignments 

    (Tab C)  Assessments (Tests and Quizzes)  


     Weekly e-mails/Carle’s webpage

     Included in my weekly email – important classroom information, important school dates and information, my help schedule, the weekly homework schedule with important video links, etc. You can receive this information by text message, email, or both.  I will be using the Remind App.  Parents/guardians can either give me their information or sign up on their own.  Students must sign up on their own for this message.  See extra paper for the code.  You can also find the week’s schedule, last week’s schedule, grades, weekly e-mail message and more at my webpage on the Aberdeen’s Website at www.asd5.org.  You must go to Miller Jr. High School, staff, and then Laura Carle.

    Please sign and return the form with your child.  This is their first assignment, so please sign and return ASAP for points.  If you have any questions or concerns send a note or an e-mail, or call me at 538-2100 or 537-7380.

     Thanks for your support,

      

    Laura J. Carle

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    Math Course 3 - Mrs. Carle

     

    Date: _____________         _________________________________

    (Parent or Guardian signature)

    Period: _____   Date:________    ______________________________

    (Student signature)

    Weekly email signup with Remind App: 

    You can sign up by email, text message or both.  I can type your information in, or you can sign up on your own.  See Remind App paper for directions to sign up. 

    Parent’s e-mail:  _______________________________________  Name: ______________________

     

    Text:  Phone number including area code:______________________________  

     

    The last page will be returned to Mrs. Carle.  Syllabus will be kept in student bind