• Mrs. Carlton - 8th Grade Math Class

     

    Course Content 

    • Equations
    • Coordinate Transformations
    • Linear Relationships
    • Systems of Linear Equations
    • Functions
    • Review and Midterm
    • Angle Geometry
    • Exponents
    • Pythagorean Theorem
    • 3 Dimensional Geometry
    • Scatter Plots
    • Review and Final Exam

     

    Daily Log or Journal


    -note taking skills
    -for use on pop quizzes
    -help on homework
    -use to create cheat sheet for test
    -best reference of class examples
    -graded randomly

     

    Grading

    -point system (Add up your points and divide by the total points possible.)

    -3 categories:  Homework, Test/Quizzes, and Class Work

    -students keep track of grades on individual grade sheet

    -parent able to view grades through MIStar parent connection 

                          

    Homework

    -average 3 to 4 times a week about 20 minutes

    -all assignments are possible 5 points

    -always in pencil

    -one late coupon per card marking

    -absent assignments posted on calendar in room and Mrs. Carlton’s web page

    -graded on : 
    1.  try every problem  
    2.  follow directions (including showing work)  
    3.  score 70% or higher = A, 5points (any %  lower = B, 4points)  

                                           

    Motivation

    -homework passes 95% or higher on a test

    -games                                                     

    -computer lab activities

                                                                   

    Standardized Tests

                -Cogat(Winter)

                -PSAT(Spring)

     

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