• Mr. Kelly’s 7th Grade Math Syllabus

     

    Course Description: The concepts and procedures of mathematics are investigated and developed by building mathematics vocabulary, solving problems, using reasoning skills, communicating knowledge and understanding how mathematical ideas are connected to other subjects and to our global world.

    Resources: SAVVAS: Realize

    Materials: Pencils, Paper, Composition Notebook, 3-Ring Binder, Blue or Black Pen

    Class Schedule: 50 minutes daily

    Room Number: Building 4 - Room 212

    Teacher:

    Name:  Peter Kelly

    Email: Peter.Kelly@marion.k12.fl.us                                 

    LWMS Phone Number: 671-6120  

         

    Class Outline:

    Quarter 1

    • Integers
    • Rational Numbers

    Quarter 2:

    • Ratio and Proportional Relationships
    • Applying Proportional Relationships
    • Expressions and Equations
    • Inequalities

    Quarter 3:

    • 2-D Geometry
    • 3-D Geometry
    • Triangle and Angle Exploration

     

    Quarter 4:

    • Probability
    • Samples and Populations
    • Statistics
    • Interactive FSA Review
    • FSA
    • Proportional Relationships Replay

     

    Grading Policy:                                                                               

    Grading Scale:     

    A = 90-100                                                                                                                             

    B = 80-89                                                                                                                              

    C = 70-79                                                                                                                                

    D = 60-69                                                                                                                               

    F = 59 and Below

     

    Grade Breakdown:

                       10% = Homework

                       50% = Classwork / Quizzes

                       40% = Test / Projects

     

    Homework Policy: Homework will be kept in the student’s Math Folder. Homework will be collected each day. If absent, please read the make-up work policy below. A student may hand homework in up to three days late and still receive diminished credit.

    Makeup Work Policy: Students shall be allowed to make up work missed due to absences or suspensions from school. It is the responsibility of the student with the teacher's help to make up work missed.

    If a student is out for a prolonged absence, then the parent can request from guidance (671-6122) their make-up work. A parent must, however, give at least 24 hours notice prior to picking up the work.

     

    Classroom Procedures and Policies:

    1. Students are to enter quietly, take out class supplies, and begin Bellringer.
    2. Students are to keep Bellringer and Homework in the Math Folder and all class notes will be kept in their composition book. Classwork and Homework will be collected and graded. Composition Books will be graded quarterly, depending on notes entered.
    3. Students are expected to participate in whole and group discussions. Each student will have a name card, which is drawn randomly for questions and discussions.
    4. At the end of the period, students are to remain seated and wait for teacher dismissal.

     

    Classroom Expectations:                                                                              

    1. Be on time and ready to learn.
    2. Be respectful.
    3. Be prepared by having all class materials ready.
    4. Be a positive person.
    5. Be focused on your work.

     

    Discipline Policy:

    1. Verbal correction.
    2. Parent contact by phone or email.
    3. Eagle break (This includes time apart from class or sitting apart from other students).
    4. Referral to the office.