Math 8 Back-to School Night PowerPoint

Report
Classroom guidelines
and procedures are
intended to provide
the optimal
opportunities for all
students to learn and
demonstrate what
he/she has learned.
(Although parents can be effective in offering
incentives to ensure this happens too)
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Newsletters  #1 form of
communication
Math Progress Reports
Q  grades are available
24/7
Website  info available
24/7
Email or note is the best
way to reach me
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Home Page
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Math 8 Text
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http://teacher.sanjuan.edu/webpages/josterkamp/
“Any student can
hit a target that
they can see and
doesn’t move.”
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Purpose: To provide a focus for learning
Unit Targets
Targeted Quizzes
Use with Quizzes & HW as a Study Guide
Category
Percentage
Tests
70%
Quizzes
15%
Assignments
15%
Tests and Quizzes will
be scored on a 4-point
standards based
system.
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Letter
Stds
85 — 100
A
3.4 — 4.0
70 — 84
B
2.8 — 3.3
50 — 69
C
2.0 — 2.7
45 — 49
D
1.8 — 1.9
< 45
F
0.0 — 1.7
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Students can Retest any
section(s) of the test that they
do not score Proficient.
Students will need to complete
the “Test Tracking Sheet” to
request a Retest.
Ex. HW complete, notes complete, quizzes
corrected, extra practice, etc.
Details will be reviewed after the 1st Test.
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Students need to do HW
regularly to be successful.
HW is posted daily on the
class website – including
worksheets so that students
can stay caught up when they
are absent.
If answers or sol’ns are
posted, students are expected
to check their work. Students
must justify HOW to get the
It doesn’t do any good to
answers.
practice doing it wrong.
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Students need to
complete and stay
caught up on their IAN’s
IAN’s are the class notes
which can be used on
Quizzes (not Tests)
Copies of all pages are
found on my website
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Math Study Hall – M & W 2:30 – 3:30
Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org)
Basic Skills Packet (& answers)
Students who are not
at grade level will need
to work outside of
school to “catch-up” on
their basic skills.
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Read the Newsletters
Check Q weekly for progress/grades
Use the resources on my website
Middle School learning counts!
Thank you for coming
this evening!

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