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214 | 7th & 8th Grade | Ms. Guillaume

Welcome to the 7th and 8th Grade Math Page

Mrs. Guillaume - Room 214

Parent Information:
  • Study Hall is optional and offered to all middle school students:  
    • Students can sign up during homeroom on Tuesday and Thursday mornings (only 15 students are allowed to attend per day);
    • Study Hall takes place during lunch and recess;
    • Student who wish to partake will get a lunch and bring it up to their homeroom;
    • This is a time to work on homework, ask the teacher questions and seek out additional help. In the event of an absence, this is a good time to get caught up on work that was missed.
  • Please check out my class Amazon list here if you would like to donate materials to our math class.  Also, we are always accepting donations of:  tissue, hand sanitizer, printer paper and colored card stock.  Thanks in advance!
  • Google Classroom invites have been sent.  Please let me know if you are having trouble signing in.
  • Students need CALCULATORS daily.
  • Online (Khan Academy) will begin next week.  Stay tuned for updates :)



IMPORTANT WEBPAGES

Please check out the Amazon Wishlist for Room 214 by clicking here.

The most important class rule is:  
You are here to LEARN, 
BE RESPECTFUL AND DO YOUR PERSONAL BEST. 

 

Daily Supplies:  5 subject notebook with folder (How to set up your notebook slide can be found here)Pencils (mechanical, if possible), colored pen or marker (for checking assignments), math book, calculator, agenda

Class Participation

I expect you to be involved in class at all times.  This includes independent work, partner work, group work, whole class discussion, or instruction time. Group work is a major part of this class and I expect you to work cooperatively within your group.

Grading Policy

Your grades will be given in the following categories:

  • Assignments (30%)
    • Any assignments completed in class (scavenger hunts, task cards, reviews), homework analysis (collected for a grade), POM (Problem of the Month), center work (1/week), and anything else that is not listed below.
  • Homework/Online      (10%)
    • Assignments completed at home.  Homework is used to reinforce concepts taught in class, as well as teach responsibility.  Homework in your notebook is credit/half credit/no credit. 
    • Online (Khan Academy, IXL, etc) is to be completed weekly at home.
  • Assessments      (50%)
    • Quizzes are given approximately once a week to assess concepts taught in class.  You will be given notice and should be studying daily for upcoming quizzes. 
    • Exams will be given at the end of a unit.  You will be given plenty of notice, an in-class review and an opportunity for extra help.   Please contact me any time to discuss extra help.
  • Participation      (10%)
    • Daily participation is expected of all students. Biweekly grades will be given based on the rubric (see attached).

 Extra Credit:  extra credit points are given to students who bring in their graded, signed assessment the day after they are returned. Extra credit is never given on an individual basis to boost scores to the next letter grade on report cards.   

Homework

  • Math homework will be assigned DAILY.  You will receive 5 points for completion of homework.  If is not completed, with all work shown, you will not receive the credit.  Partial credit will be given occasionally.
  • The even numbers ANSWERS of the homework will be posted on google classroom.  When the assignment is complete, you MUST check your answers in the back of the book and on google classroom.  Come to class with your homework checked, revised if necessary and ready with questions.
  • In addition to homework, you should be studying DAILY.  Study current topics being covered, prepare for upcoming tests or quizzes, or go on the following websites:  IXL, Khan Academy, or Buzz Math.
  • IXL or Khan Academy   - Assigned every Sunday and is due the following Sunday.  Students have one week to complete the assigned skills OR 60 minutes.  Please see the homework calendar for skills assigned and when they are due.

 

Absences

·         If you know in advance that you will be absent, please talk to me to get the assignments you will miss while gone.

·         With an excused absence, you have as many days as you were gone to make up the work.   For example, if you were absent 1 day, you have 1 night to make up the work.  If you were absent 3 days, you have 3 days to make up the work.

·         All assignments will be placed in the folder by the door.  If it is missing, please let me know immediately. 

·         Turning in late work (due to an excused absence)– Put all missing assignments in the clear bin next to the door with your name and class number.

MISSING ASSESSMENTS:  If you are absent on a quiz or test day, it is your responsibility to find a time to take it.  Classtime will not be provided, unless otherwise noted.  You may schedule a time with me during Study Hall, before school or after school.  




7th Grade Math

*  All quiz/test days are tentative and may  change based on student need.  See homework calendar.

Unit 1:  The Number System
Module 1-2:  Operations with Integers Review
Module 3:  Operations with Rational Numbers Review
Unit 1 Test:  Tuesday, September 19th

Unit 2:  Ratios and Proportional Relationships
Module 4:  Unit Ratios and Proportionality
Module 5:  Proportions and Percent
Unit 2 Test

Unit 3:  Expressions, Equations and Inequalities
Module 6:  Expressions and Equations
Module 6 Quiz
Polynomials
Quiz
Module 7:  Inequalities
Module 7 Quiz













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8th Grade Math

*  All quiz/test days are tentative and may  change based on student need.  See homework calendar.

Unit 1:  Real Numbers, Exponents and Scientific Notation
Module 1:  Real Number Review
Module 2:  Exponents and Scientific Notation
Quiz - Friday, September 15th
Unit 1 Test:  Tuesday, September 19th

Unit 2:  Proportional and Non proportional Relationships and Functions
Module 3:  Proportional Relationships
Module 4:  Nonproportional Relationships
Module 3-4 Quiz
Module 5:  Writing linear Equations
Module 6:  Functions
Module 5-6 Quiz

Unit 3:  Solving Equations and Systems of Equations
Module 7:  Solving Linear Equations
Module 7 Quiz
Module 8:  Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Module 8 Quiz
Unit 3 Test






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Amanda Guillaume,
Sep 1, 2017, 8:59 AM
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Amanda Guillaume,
Sep 1, 2017, 9:00 AM