8th Grade Math Course
Math 8 - Syllabus Gus Garcia Middle School 2013-2014 | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Christina Hernandez-Rios (210)444-8075 ext. 2834 Email: crios@eisd.net District Webpage: www.eisd.net | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Supplies – Bring everyday! Ø 2” Binder with a pencil pouch filled with plenty of mechanical pencils, pencils, blue or red pens, and erasers. Ø Composition book to take notes. (Left in class) Ø Completed assignments. Ø Pocket Folder Ø A positive attitude and a willingness to work hard! J Ø Calculators will be provided | Curriculum v This course is taught using the C-Scope, Teking Towards STAAR, Motivational Math curriculum including UTSA Activities Flash Drive. v This course does not follow a textbook. v Each student in this course will be issued an I-PAD, charger, and headsets. v Students are RESPONSIBLE in bringing their I-PADS, chargers, and headsets everyday for learning. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Classroom Expectations 1) Enter the room in an orderly manner. 2)Be in your seat working on the warm-up when the tardy bell rings. 3)Follow directions the first time they are given. 4) Show respect to teachers, students, and property. 5) Wait to be recognized before speaking. 6) Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself. 7) Follow all district/school rules as stated in the Student Handbook. 8) All math work MUST be completed in pencil! | Topics Covered Basics of Algebra Integers One-Step Equations Fractions, Decimals, Percent Scientific Notation Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers Number Sequences Functions and Graphing Ratios, Proportions, and Percent Probability Statistics Geometry Measurement Perimeter, Area and Circumference Surface Area and Volume Pythagorean Theorem | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Consequences 1st Offense: Verbal Warning 2nd Offense: 30 minute detention Monday or Wednesday (notice requires parent signature) 3rd Offense: Call to parent/guardian with referral to office. Cell phones will be taken up and turned into the office. Parents will have to pick them up. | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Tardy Stations Procedures 1. Take a yellow Tardy Slip off the ring. 2. Print your name, date, class period on the slip. 3. Fill out the Tardy Slip in complete sentences, with time. (You have only 2 mins. to fill out tardy slip.) 4. Attach (staple) your Tardy Slip from the office to the yellow Tardy Slip. 5. Place them on the teacher’s desk. QUIETLY TAKE YOUR SEAT. DO NOT DISRUPT THE CLASS DUE TO YOUR TARDY. |
DAILY SCHEDULE | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Grade Policy Nine Weeks Average Formative 50% Summative 50% Students may make-up any assignments below a 70 for a maximum grade of a 70. | Missing/Absent work Students will be allowed to make-up missing assignments. Makeup work will be located in the black crate. It is the student’s responsibility to pick up their work. Late work Will not be accepted after one week of the due date. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Homework § Homework will be given daily, as well as holidays. § Homework is given to check for understanding and additional practice. § There will be 5 to 10 problems given. § Holiday Packets will be given to help students continue math concepts at home. Students will place homework in the center of groups and I will pick them up, or students will place homework on tray as soon as they walk in. | Tutorials I will have tutorials several times each week. Specific days will be announced during class and will be posted by the classroom door. Students may attend tutorials with another math teacher if I am unavailable. Monday and Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm Other afterschool tutoring will be provide by the school --TBA | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
One Team, One Goal, NO LIMITS! Gus Garcia Middle School |
Algebra - Syllabus Gus Garcia Middle School 2013-2014 | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Christina Hernandez-Rios (210)444-8075 ext. 2834 Email: crios@eisd.net District Webpage: www.eisd.net | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Supplies – Bring everyday! Ø 2” Binder with a pencil pouch filled with plenty of mechanical pencils, pencils, blue or red pens, and erasers. Ø Composition book to take notes. (Left in class) Ø Completed assignments. Ø I-PADS Ø A positive attitude and a willingness to work hard! J Ø Calculators will be provided | Curriculum v This course is taught using the FUSE, C-Scope curriculum including UTSA Activities Flash Drive. v This course does not follow a textbook. v Each student in this course will be issued an I-PAD, charger, and headsets. v Students are RESPONSIBLE in bringing their I-PADS, chargers, and headsets everyday for learning. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Classroom Expectations 1) Enter the room in an orderly manner. 2)Be in your seat working on the warm-up when the tardy bell rings. 3)Follow directions the first time they are given. 4) Show respect to teachers, students, and property. 5) Wait to be recognized before speaking. 6) Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself. 7) Follow all district/school rules as stated in the Student Handbook. 8) All math work MUST be completed in pencil! | Topics Covered Study of Functions Domain/Range Expressions One-Step Equations Two-Step Equations Inequalities Linear Functions Slopes Graphing Systems of Linear Equations Exponents Polynomials Quadratic Functions Quadratic Equations Axis od Symmetry Calculator · Linear Regression · Quadratic Regression · Matrix · Stats | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Consequences 1st Offense: Verbal Warning 2nd Offense: 30 minute detention Monday or Wednesday (notice requires parent signature) 3rd Offense: Call to parent/guardian with referral to office. Cell phones will be taken up and turned into the office. Parents will have to pick them up. | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Tardy Stations Procedures 1. Take a yellow Tardy Slip off the ring. 2. Print your name on the slip. 3. Fill out the Tardy Slip in complete sentences, with time and date. (You have only 2 mins. to fill out tardy slip.) 4. Attach (staple) your Tardy Slip from the office to the yellow Tardy Slip. 5. Place them on the teacher’s desk. QUIETLY TAKE YOUR SEAT. DO NOT DISRUPT THE CLASS DUE TO YOUR TARDY. |
DAILY SCHEDULE | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Grade Policy Nine Weeks Average Formative 50% Summative 50% Students may make-up any assignments below a 70 for a maximum grade of a 70. | Missing/Absent work Students will be allowed to make-up missing assignments. Makeup work will be located in the black crate. It is the student’s responsibility to pick up their work. Late work Will not be accepted after one week of the due date. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
Homework § Homework will be given daily, as well as holidays. § Homework is given to check for understanding and additional practice. § There will be 5 to 10 problems given. § Holiday Packets will be given to help students continue math concepts at home. Students will place homework in the center of groups and I will pick them up, or students will place homework on tray as soon as they walk in. | Tutorials I will have tutorials several times each week. Specific days will be announced during class and will be posted by the classroom door. Students may attend tutorials with another math teacher if I am unavailable. Monday and Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm Other afterschool tutoring will be provide by the school --TBA | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
One Team, One Goal, NO LIMITS! Gus Garcia Middle School |
3306 Ruiz
San Antonio, TX 78228
Phone: 210-444-8075
Fax: 210-444-8098