Introduction/Expectations for 7th Grade Math

  • Grade 7 Common Core Math

    Teacher-Miss Chiarello

    Welcome back!!!  I’m looking forward to an exciting and productive school year.  We will be using NYS Common Core Math Modules.  We will also be preparing for the state assessment which will be in May.  I look forward to working with you as we explore math together.

    Homework:

              Homework is given at least 2-3 times a week.  Homework is expected on the day that it is due!!! If you are absent the work will be expected the following day.

    Quizzes/Tests/Projects:

              There will be several quizzes each month that will test not only the current material but past material as well.  You will take a test at the end of every book/module.  There will be 1-2 projects throughout the school year.

    Binder/Journal:

              You will be given essential questions throughout each module.  Journal entries are to be completed in complete sentences using correct capitalization and punctuation. 

    Participation:

              All students are expected to participate daily.  Participation includes answering questions, completing notes and coming prepared.

    Class Expectations:

    1. Be respectful at all times.
    2. Try to do your personal best.
    3. Participate and come prepared to learn.  This means having your binder, pencils and scientific calculator daily.
    4. Raise your hand, please no shouting out.
    5. Be ready to begin work immediately upon entering the classroom.

    Grading:

    Homework                                                   20%

    Quizzes/Projects                                           35%

    Tests                                                           25%

    Binder (notes)/Journal                                   10%

    Participation/Behavior/Preparedness               10% 

    Supplies:

    1. Binder (red)
    2. Pencils
    3. Scientific Calculator (TI-30XIIS)
    4. Lined Paper
    5. Pencil pouch just for Math
    6. Dividers (6)

    Where to find your grades:

    I will be using Infinite Campus for all grades.  Parents, you can access your child’s grade using Parent Portal.  You may contact the main office if you need a password.  Students also have access to Infinite Campus by using their 900 number and password.  They can go on and check their grades daily.

    Parents, if you have any questions you may contact me at 816-4818.  You may leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can.  You may also contact me by email at hchiarello@buffaloschools.org which I check daily.  Please review this information with your child and return the last page signed.

                        Thank You,        

                        Miss Chiarello