Syllabus for Eighth Grade Math Curriculum

Topics to be covered:

 

            . Integers and rational numbers

            . Equations and inequalities

            . Exponents and polynomials

            . Factoring polynomials

            . Graphs and linear equations

            . Systems of equations

            . Inequalities and absolute rational expressions

            . Radical expressions

            . Relations and functions

            . Quadratic equations

. Also, covering related concepts from Blue Pelican, an advanced high school

  course in Algebra as well as standardized test prep materials/problems

 . Begin concepts in Algebra II or Geometry if time permit

 

Grading Scale:

Tests = 50 %

Quizzes, projects, and notebook checks = 25 %

Homework, class participation/motivation, and behavior = 25%

(-3 for any missed/incomplete assignments on the homework average portion)

 

Class Format:

Lecture on given topic, guided practice, independent practice and daily assigned homework.  Comprehension of the lecture is noted by oral and written responses from the guided and independent practices.  If a solid understanding has been determined, students are permitted to start their homework a few minutes prior to the class dismissal.

 

Expectations:

Students will come prepared for class each day with completed homework assignments, as well as with all proper utensils including textbook, workbook, notebook and a pencil(s).  Most of all, they come with a desire to learn math!!!!

Please feel free to contact me at any time with any questions or concerns at

gpro@haddonfieldfriends.org

Looking forward to an awesome school year!

                                                                                    Sincerely,

                                                                                    Tr. Gina