# Mrs. Boas' Math Class

# Welcome to 7th grade math!

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__7 ^{th} grade Math Class Policies__

__Overview__

In 7^{th} grade, instructional time will focus on four critical areas:

**(1)** developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships;

**(2)** developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations;

**(3)** solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume;

**(4)** drawing inferences about populations based on samples.

__Grading Breakdown__

Tests/Projects 45%

Quizzes 35%

Homework 10%

Classwork 10%

__Tests__

Students will be given a study guide or outline of the topics on the test prior to the testing date. Tests are designed to assess the studentsâ€™ knowledge and understanding of the material in the unit.

__Quizzes__

Quizzes will be announced and are meant to assess studentsâ€™ understanding of parts the objective while we study a unit.

__Make up points/Extra credit__

Any students who score lower than a 70% on a __test__ can make corrections. The test corrections are due a week after the test is given back. Students should ask for help from the teacher if they need assistance in making corrections. Students can only earn up to a 70% (as their final test grade) once corrections are complete. There will be no extra credit assignments given.

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__Homework__

Homework will be assigned when needed and is due the next day in class. Homework is graded on completion. Late homework (other than an absence) will not be accepted.

__Absent work__

Always check with your teacher after you are absent. Please come and talk with me or email to find out what you missed.

Please contact me with any questions or concerns: Leah Boas (lboas@magellancharter.org)