Grade 6Mathematics& AVID ElectiveRoom 237Ext: firstname.lastname@example.orgWelcome to Mrs. Cafferty's Math Class!This year we are using the following online programs to teach your child the skills required to be successful in 6th grade and beyond:Glencoe - idportal.paps.net - Digital eBook in ConnectED Application, Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS)Khan Academy - www.khanacademy.org - Free Tutorial VideosScholastic StudyJams - studyjams.scholastic.com - Extra Help LessonsTynker - www.tynker.com - Computer Coding LessonsTinkercad - www.tinkercad.com - 3-D CAD ModelingStudents who will miss class are strongly encouraged to check Google Classroom for any assignment information, including images of daily given notes!
Math Grades are calculated as follows:
60% Assessments - Tests, Quizzes, Projects, Labs, Reports
35% Classwork - Center Work, Presentations, Participation, Exit Slips, Independent Practice, Guided Practice, Exit Slips, Skill Checks
5% Homework - Practice Problems, Summarizing & Marking Notes, Creating Study Questions
AVID Elective Grades are calculated as follows:
60% Assessments - Tutorials (TRF Forms, 3-Column Notes, Reflections), Quizzes, Projects, Oral Presentations
35% Classwork - Binders, Cornell Notes, Quick-Writes, Participation in Activities
5% Homework - Learning Logs, Lesson Debriefs
Retake Policy - Student assessments given in ALEKS have 3 attempts. The first attempt, and 2 re-takes built in. Students are highly encouraged to take advantage of re-taking their assessments in class.