Ms. Brown's Syllabus

ROSEWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL

Course Syllabus Requirements

2017-2018

 

 

I. Teacher: L. Brown

    Grade: 6

    Subject: Math

    Email: lanellbrown@wcps.org

    School phone number: 919-736-5050

    Conference times: Monday – Thursday à 8:00-8:30 (by appointment)

                                   Wednesday à 3:00 – 3:30 (by appointment)

 

II. Course Description:

    *Students will review and build upon previously learned math skills.  Students will also be introduced to skills such as algebra, surface area and volume that can be applied in real-world situations.

 

III: Course Objectives:

   *RATIOS AND PROPORTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

àUnderstand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

 

   *THE NUMBER SYSTEM

àApply and extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.

àMultiply and divide multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples.

àApply and extend previous understanding of numbers to the system of rational numbers.

 

   *EXPRESSIONS AND EQUATIONS

àApply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions

àReason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.

àRepresent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables.

 

*GEOMETRY

àSolve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area and volume.

 

*STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

àDevelop understanding of statistical variability.

àSummarize and describe distributions.

 

 

 

 

IV. Materials Needed

  *Marble journal (college ruled), pencils, paper, and pen (for checking papers)

 

 V. Classroom Expectations

   *Enter class quietly

   *Stay in your seat at all times.

   *Bring required materials to class each day.

   *Sharpen your pencil at the beginning of class.

   *Raise your hand to be recognized.

   *If you are tardy you need a note.

 

 

VI. Grading Scale

    A:  90 – 100                                        D: 60 - 69

    B:  80 – 89                                           F:  Below 69

    C: 70 - 79

 

 

VII. Grading Policies:

  Tests – 40%

                    

  Quizzes – 30%

                  

  Classwork – 20%

           

  Homework – 10%

 

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