Ms. Burley's Math Class

 Math Class Expectations

 

     Math Classroom Supplies

 

   * Pencils (mechanical or wooded) A LOT!!!!

      (No pen will be accepted on ANYTHING!)

  

   * Red Pens (non erasable)

  

   * 2 Three Subject Spiral Notebooks

       (1 for Homework & 1 for Note Taking) 

                      

   * Erasers as needed

                      

   * Math Textbook (responsible for any damaged to it)

                      

   * A Book Cover

                      

   * A Basic Calculator

     (only has the basic functions - no scientific needed!)

 

   I encourage students to try problems without calculators

because they will not always be allowed to use them on tests

                      

   * Folder (2 pocket)

                      

   * Assignment Notebook 

                      

   * Graph Paper is optional

                      

 

 

 

 

             Math Classroom Syllabus

 


  
***Expectations:

        >  Bring supplies to class (replenish as necessary)

             (see above)                        

      

       >  Don't be afraid of making mistakes, that's when you 

              learn                        

      

       >  Label all assignments (sections, page numbers, and

              problems) (If not labeled correctly, it won't be counted)

 

       >  Complete homework everyday in notebook (try every

              problem) (NO looseleaf unless instructed)   

                    

       >  Show all your work (I give partial credit)      

                  

       >  Check and score homework with class daily               

        

       >  When absent, get missing assignment(s), notes, and

              complete                    

    

       >  Get late work in, but points decrease                 

       

       >  Take notes everyday and do daily problems during each

               class      

 

       >  Study notes for tests and practice past problems               

                             

       >  Don't rely on extra credit because I hardly do any

 

       >  Refer to this website often for helpful sites, updates, and

              tentative due dates

                          

   *(Calculators can be used only when the teacher recommends it.

    Students may use calculators to check their problems at home;

    however, all work must be shown on paper to receive full

    credit.)

 

    ***Procedures:

      <  Come into room with completed homework in notebook,

           and note taking book out on your desk, and wait for directions.

 

        <  All assignments can be retrieved from a binder labeled,

            “Ms. Burley’s Assignments” everyday (This is my

             assignment notebook for all math classes) or my website.

 

        <  Don’t rely on calculators all the time because you will

            hardly use them in class. All work must be shown!

 

        <  There is math homework EVERYDAY! If assignment is

             completed, study notes!!!!!

 

   ***Grading:

               Tests 40%

               Projects 20%

               Problem Solving 15%

               Homework 10%

               Quizzes 10%

               Participation 5%

 

   ***Math Content Covered
                           

              + Number Theory and Operations                                  

              + Measurement                                       

              + Probability                                               

              + Communication                            

              + Making Connections                                       

              + Algebra & Geometry                                       

              + Problem Solving                                                      

              + Representation                             

              + Reasoning

 

 

    ***How Math Will Be Learned

     
Tests                                    Quizzes                            

    Group Work                          Videos

    Hands-On Labs                    Smart Board

    Homework                            Lecture

    Multiple Activities                Taking Good Notes  

    Asking Questions                 Games

    Discussions                          Websites/Research

    Review                                  Whiteboards

    Etc.