The following document was provided to the students.
In case the student misplaced thier copy, I have provided the document link below.
It needs to be read and signed by both student and parent, then returned to Mr. Miller.
A homework grade of 0 (not turned in) or 5 (turned in) will be assigned.
This document is a detailed description, summarizing information is provided below.
GEOMETRY COURSE EXPECTATIONS AND INFORMATION
Students will enter the classroom on time and ready to learn.
Students will have all necessary supplies with them upon entrering the classroom (Writing utensil, paper, and textbook)
Students will show respect for all people, materials, and the classroom environment.
Students will have completed all required assignments as instructed, by the due date.
Students will seek assistance as necessary (online, face-to-face, and print resources are available)
NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES, EXCEPT WATER IN ITS ORIGINAL CONTAINER, MAY BE CONSUMED IN THE CLASSROOM DURING THE CLASS PERIOD.
Food and drink in the classroom create distractions that prevent learning from occuring.
Consequences for inappropriate behavior are posted in the classroom. They
are as follows:
1st time - warning
2nd time - time out of classroom, student decides when to return.
3rd time - referral to office
For steps 2 and 3, parent will be contacted.
No personal electronic devices of any kind are permitted in the classroom.
Students who bring electronic devices to the classroom will have them taken and turned in to the administration office.
TI 84+ and TI Inspire graphing calculators are furnished for student use.
A point system will be used with students accumulating points through out
each quarter. Points will be earned for homework, in-class work, projects, and quizzes/tests.
Some detail on homework grading is provided below, please refer to the Homework Grading rubric
link to the left for a more detailed description.
Homework grading - 5 total points for each assignment.
||All problems attempted
||All necessary work is neatly completed and legible
||Less than 5% of the problems are not attempted
||Some necessary work is not present
||10% to 50% of the problems are not attempted
||Necessary work is not present or the work shown is not appropriate to the problem
||50% to 80% of the problems are not attempted
||No work present or copied from another student
||80% to 90% of the problems were not attempted
||No work present
Tests will be worth a total 100 points and
Quiz total points will vary depending on the number of questions.
Late work may be made up within 5 school days for reduced credit. After that, work may be made
up only after conferencing with me and the use of an alternate assignment.
All tests and quizzes may be corrected for full credit using the correction
format provided to students if done within 5 school days of the test date.
No extra credit work is given because students have the ability to redo
Missing class should be minimized; often an important concept is discussed that is necessary for upcoming material. Without the concept the student will be more confused. Of course, there are legitimate occasions where missing class cannot be avoided.
Communication is the key; Students or parents should contact Mr. Miller as soon as possible
Students should not assume that since they were not in class they are not responsible for the information.
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If students return to class without at least making an attempt to learn the missed information they will be lost and confused. Students should attempt the homework; they will not get a bad grade for not completing the assignment. They will have time to complete assignments in accordance with DoDEA regulations.
Students will not get caught up by just attending class; there is no time.
Absent students should plan on investing additional time to get caught up with the class
Without this effort they will struggle and their grades will be greatly affected.
Students need to take responsibility for their learning. They should make
the most of every opportunity to enhance their academic ability.
Your child should always want others to see him/her at his/her best.
Ask your child how he/she is doing, often. Ask him/her to show and explain
his/her work. If you can understand what your child is explaining to you,
then your child understands as well.
If you have any questions or concerns about your childs math work or effort
in class, please contact me by email or calling the school. I expect your
child to be present at all parent/teacher meetings.
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