•    8th / 7th Grade – Intensive Math    

    2016 – 2017

    Mr. Oliver 




    100% EFFORT

    Adhere to all school policies

    Be on time for class

    Come to class with necessary materials

    No FOOD or DRINK allowed in the classroom

    CELL PHONES must be off and cannot be visible

    Respect yourself and others


    Class Description:

    The curriculum is guided by the Common Core State Standards and Mathematical Practice for 8th / 7th grade math.

    Focus Areas of the Grade 8th / 7th Grade Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM)

    • Writing, interpreting, and using expressions and equations
    • Completing understanding of division of fraction and extending the notion of number to the system of rational numbers, including negative numbers
    • Connecting ratio and rate to whole number multiplication and division and using concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems
    • Developing understanding of statistical thinking


    Rational For Grading:

    Grades will be based on the following areas:

    • Home Work           10%
    • Formative Assessments  (class work, quizzes, & learning checks) 40%
    • Summative Assessments ( tests, projects, & presentations) 50%


    ACADEMIC GRADING SCALE:                                 CONDUCT:

    90 – 100             A                                          S - Satisfactory

    80 – 89               B                                          N – Need Improvement

    70 – 79               C                                          U - Unsatisfactory

    60 – 69               D

      0 – 59               F