• Lompoc Valley Middle School – Class Syllabus

    Course Name: Math 8

    Instructor Information

    Instructor: Mrs. Cuellar
    Room: 63

    Course Description

    The purpose of Math 8 is to cover the concepts of rigid transformations, congruence, dilations, similarity, slope, linear relationships, linear equations, linear systems, functions, volume, associations in data, exponents, scientific notation, Pythagorean Theorem, and irrational numbers.

    Supplies

    • Current text (supplied by LVMS)
    • Pencil with eraser
    • Falcon binder with agenda in front and 6 tab dividers

    *It is suggested that students also bring lined paper daily

    Grades

    Final grades are given based on the following:

    Classwork – 20%

    Homework – 20%

    Quizzes – 25%

    Tests – 35%

    Class Percentage Earned

    Grade Given on Report Card

    90-100%

    A

    80-89%

    B

    70-79%

    C

    60-69%

    D

    59% or below

    F

     

    Academic Dishonesty

    Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated for any reason.  Any student who is caught cheating, copying, or any other form of academic dishonesty (including plagiarism) will be given an automatic “zero” on the assignment and further disciplinary action will be taken.

    Behavioral Expectations

    • The number one rule is RESPECT.  Students are expected to respect themselves, others, and property.
    • Be cooperative.
    • Study and do your best (effort = success).

     

    Classroom Consequences

    1. Verbal warning
    2. Refocus seat change (refocus form)
    3. Student-teacher conference
    4. Parent contact + Minor Incident Report
    5. Office Referral

    Conferences and Teacher Contact Information

    Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

    Email (preferred): cuellar.lesley@lusd.org

    Phone: 805-742-3986

     

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    Please sign that you have read and understand this syllabus.  Detach this portion and return to Mrs. Cuellar.

     

    Student Name (print)______________________________________

     

    Student Signature____________________________Date_________

     

    Parent Signature_____________________________Date_________

     

Last Modified on August 24, 2018