8th Grade Math Course
Math 8 - Syllabus Gus Garcia Middle School 2014-2015 | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Christina Hernandez-Rios (210)444-8075 ext. 2815 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
| Curriculum v This course is taught using the Texas Go Math, Teach made-activities including UTSA Activities Flash Drive. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
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. | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
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. It is the student’s responsibility to pick up their work. Late work/Missing Work/Make-up 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. § 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. If days and times change students will be notify the day of or a day before. Students may attend tutorials with another math teacher if I am unavailable. Tuesdays and Fridays 4:00pm – 5:00pm (August - December) Fridays only 4:00pm - 5:00pm ( January - February) Tuesday and Wednesday 4:00pm - 5:00pm (March - May) Other afterschool tutoring and Saturday School will be provide by the school --TBA | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
One Team, One Goal, NO LIMITS! Gus Garcia Middle School |
Algebra - Syllabus Gus Garcia Middle School 2014-2015 | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
Christina Hernandez-Rios (210)444-8075 ext. 2815 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 | Curriculum v This course is taught using the FUSE, Teacher made-activities 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. vCalculators will be provided. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||
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. | |||||||||||||||||||||||||
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. It is the student’s responsibility to pick up their work. Late work/Missing Work/Make-up 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. § 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. If days and times change students will be notify the day of or a day before. Students may attend tutorials with another math teacher if I am unavailable. Tuesdays and Fridays 4:00pm – 5:00pm (August - December) Fridays only 4:00pm - 5:00pm ( January - February) Tuesday and Wednesday 4:00pm - 5:00pm (March - May) Other afterschool tutoring and Saturday School 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