Need Extra Help?: Please come see me :) Mondays & Fridays: 7:45AM to 8:45AM. Tuesdays, Wednesdays Thursdays: 7:45AM to 8:10 AM Wednesdays: 3:00PM to 4:00PM Emergency Situations: lunch time help
Grades: Major- 80% of final grade – may include: tests, quizzes, projects, independent assignments, notebook checks, Unit Packets etc. Minor-20% of final grade – may include: warm ups, exit tickets, entrance tickets, classwork, group work, notebook checks, Unit Packets etc.
Retakes: You are allowed to retest on one assessment each quarter. Please see me individually to set up the retest. Please be sure that you have completed your test corrections and that you have clarification about concepts you did not understand. When we talk, we will set a time and place for you to do the retake. Retakes are usually allowed on test with scores below 70%. Students will always keep the higher grade of the two tests. Please note that in most cases, the highest grade given on a retake is 85%.
Corrections: All students (no matter what the score) should make corrections on questions they miss on tests and quizzes.. I usually require formal test corrections for students scoring below a 70% on tests. Corrections must be turned in and are counted as a Minor Grade. Directions for Test Corrections:
Test corrections should be completed using the following directions: If you need help with any questions please come see me in the mornings, during class or during Ramp UP. 1.Complete the reflections questions on the pink slip. Be thoughtful. (pink slips are located in/near the missed work pocket on the wall) 2.Copy the question that you missed. (Only the questions, not the answer choices) 3.Rework the problem, showing all work. 4.Write an explanation using complete sentences of why you missed the question. What mistake did you make? What did you not understand that you now do understand? 5.Repeat #1-3 for each question you missed. 6.Have a parent/guardian look over your corrections & sign your pink slip. If you need help with any questions please come see me in the mornings, during class or during Ramp UP.
Late Work: 10 points will be deducted from late assignments. Assignments more that 4 days late will receive a maximum grade of 50%. When you are absent, it is your responsibility to make up the work you missed in a timely manner. Don't hesitate to see me if you need more time or help with any assignment.