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Name ___________________________
INSTRUCTOR: MR. DENNIS NOBLEY                      ROOM: F-100                           PHONE: ROOM - 480-224-2900
                                                                                         PHS FRONT DESK- 480 224-2800

                  MATERIALS WE WILL PROVIDE MOST OF THE MATERIALS BUT YOU MAY BE ASKED TO PRINT OUT YOUR OWN
                   COPIES OF ASSIGNMENTS AND SCHEDULES FROM OUR WEBSITE.
                   (PLEASE SEE ME IF THIS EXPECTATION CREATES PROBLEMS FOR YOU)               Parents,
                  3-RING BINDER OR SPIRAL WITH LINED PAPER AND FOLDER(S) TO KEEP              Please don’t hesitate to
                   PAPERS. KEEP ALL YOUR MATH PAPERS!                                          contact me if you have
                  PENCILS ONLY (ANY ASSIGNMENT NOT IN PENCIL WILL RECEIVE A GRADE OF “ZERO”)       any questions.

EXPECTATIONS                                                                                    EMAIL is the best way to
                  YOUR MATURE BEHAVIOR IS VERY IMPORTANT IN MY CLASS                             get a quick response.
                  BE COURTEOUS AND RESPECT EVERYONE IN WORD AND DEED                             Please see the District
                  COOPERATE AND FOLLOW ALL THE RULES                                             Website to email me.
                  YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN CHOICES, ACTIONS, BEHAVIOR AND GRADE
                  MAKE A GENUINE EFFORT TO COMPLETE ALL OF THE ASSIGNED WORK
                  IF YOU HAVE YOUR CELL PHONE OUT IN CLASS IT WILL BE SENT UP TO ATTENDANCE. YOU WILL HAVE TO DEAL
                   WITH THEM TO GET THEM BACK. (KEEP IT IN YOUR BAG)

GRADES         THIS IS A SEMESTER COURSE (YOU WILL RECEIVE A PROGRESS REPORT AT THE END OF THE 1ST AND 3RD QUARTER)

               SEMESTER ASSIGNMENTS WILL INCLUDE THESE :
                EXAMS - USUALLY 100 POINTS EACH
                QUIZZES - USUALLY 20 – 40 POINTS EACH
                HOMEWORK / CLASSWORK - HOMEWORK (GRADED AS COMPLETE OR INCOMPLETE) / CLASS PARTICIPATION
                  (WARM-UPS, BOARDWORK, ETC..) / COOPERATION (FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND RULES AND WORKING ON-
                  TASK) / NOTES (TAKING ALL THE NOTES) – APPROX. 100 POINTS PER QUARTER
                NOTEBOOK - 50 POINTS PER QUARTER (AT END)
                                                                               See explanations below for these parts of
                                                                               your grade.
                                                                                   * Homework / Classwork
               SEMESTER GRADES WILL BE DETERMINED AS FOLLOWS:                      * Notebook
                       FINAL EXAM 20%
                       SEMESTER ASSIGNMENTS 80% (LISTED BELOW)
                            EXAMS, QUIZZES AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS - APPROX. 60%
                            OTHER WORK INCLUDING CLASS AND HOMEWORK, PROJECTS, NOTEBOOK, ETC..) - APPROX. 40%
               SCALE
                       A 100 – 90 %
                       B 89 – 80 %
                       C 79 – 70 %
                       D 69 – 60 %
                       F BELOW 60 %
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       * CLASSWORK - CLASS PARTICIPATION / COOPERATION / NOTES. - 5 – 10 POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED FOR EACH OCCURRENCE
       OF UNSATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE IN ANY OF THESE AREAS.

       * HOMEWORK -
           ASSIGNMENTS AND/OR HOMEWORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNLESS ALL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET.
                NAME, PERIOD, AND ASSIGNMENT IN TOP RIGHT CORNEROF THE FRONT PAGE.
                ALL ASSIGNED PROBLEMS NUMBERED, COPIED (WITH PICTURES DRAWN) AND COMPLETELY WORKED OUT/SOLVED. ALL STEPS AND WORK MUST BE
                 SHOWN.
                ALL ANSWERS CIRCLED OR BOXED.
                SUBMITTED ON-TIME. IF YOUR ABSENSE IS EXCUSED YOU MAY SUBMIT THE WORK WHEN YOU RETURN.



       * NOTEBOOK - NOTEBOOKS ARE TO INCLUDE ALL CLASS MATERIALS AND EACH DAY OF NOTES FOR THE CLASS. NOTEBOOKS
       WILL BE WORTH 50 POINTS PER QUARTER AND WILL BE GRADED AT THE END OF EACH QUARTER. (IF YOU MISS CLASS YOU SHOULD VISIT
       THE WEBSITE TO SEE WHAT YOU NEED TO COMPLETE AND ALSO COPY THE NOTES FROM A CLASSMATE UPON YOUR RETURN)




ABSENCES
                SEE ME BEFOREHAND IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL MISS. ALSO, BE SURE TO CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR ASSIGNMENTS.
                WHEN YOU RETURN FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
                 1. LET ME KNOW YOU WERE GONE AND THAT YOU ARE NOW BACK IN CLASS.
                 * I AM VERY HAPPY TO HELP YOU CATCH-UP BUT YOU MUST DO THE FOLLOWING THINGS BEFORE YOU ASK ME FOR HELP.
                           2. TALK TO A CLASSMATE ABOUT WHAT YOU MISSED.
                           3. COPY THE MISSED NOTES FROM A CLASSMATE AND ATTEMPT TO COMPLETE THE MISSED ASSIGNMENT(S).
                                (HANDOUTS ARE LOCATED ON THE SIDE TABLE IN CLASS)
                 4. SEE ME FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPLANATION OR INSTRUCTIONS.
                 5. BE READY FOR THE EXAM. YOU WILL BE TAKING IT ON THE ASSIGNED DAY. (OR PER SCHOOL POLICY)
      ********      KEEP THE LIST OF ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE COURSE WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES. - PRINT OFF WEBSITE ********

MAKE-UP WORK
           ONLY MISSED QUIZZES AND EXAMS DUE TO EXCUSSED ABSENCES MAY BE MADE-UP. TIME IN THE MORNING IS
             AVAILABLE IF NECESSARY.
EXTRA HELP
           I WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR EXTRA HELP BEFORE SCHOOL MOST DAYS FROM 7 TO 725 AM. STUDENTS SHOULD TRY AND
             TELL ME THE DAY BEFORE IF THEY WISH TO COME IN. OTHER TIMES CAN BE ARRANGED IF REQUESTED BY STUDENTS.
           EXTRA HELP AND TUTORING IS AVAILABLE (MOST WEEKS) MONDAY – THURSDAY FROM 630AM TO 715AM AND FROM
             215 TO 315 PM. SEE POSTED TUTORING SCHEDULE.
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                      PARENT – STUDENT – CONTRACT/AGREEMENT


PRINT STUDENT NAME HERE: _________________________________________ PERIOD _____


GRADE I WANT TO ACHIEVE IN THIS COURSE: ______

THREE (3) THINGS I KNOW I MUST ACCOMPLISH TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE..
      1. _________________________________________________________________________________

        2. _________________________________________________________________________________

        3. _________________________________________________________________________________



QUARTER NOTEBOOK - A VERY IMPORTANT PART OF MY       GRADE.

I UNDERSTAND THAT MY NOTEBOOK WILL BE GRADED AT THE END OF EACH QUARTER. MY NOTEBOOK MUST BE
COMPLETE AND WILL BE GRADED VERY STRICTLY. I UNDERSTAND THAT IF I FAIL TO FOLLOW ANY AND ALL
INSTRUCTIONS ON THE NOTEBOOK, A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED AND THE TIME OF
GRADING. I UNDERSTAND THAT MY NOTEBOOK GRADE IS INTENDED TO HELP MY GRADE BUT CAN AND WILL
SEVERLY / ADVERSELY AFFECT MY SEMESTER GRADE IF I FAIL TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS.

INITIAL HERE:   STUDENT ____ PARENT _____



PLEASE SIGN BELOW STATING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND WILL DO YOUR   BEST TO MEET THESE
EXPECTATIONS.




STUDENT SIGNATURE: _____________________________________________ DATE ___________________


PARENT SIGNATURE: _____________________________________________ DATE ____________________

PARENT NAME(S) _________________________________________________________________

CELL PHONE ________________________

EMAIL ADDRESS __________________________________




THIS MUST BE RETURNED TO ME SIGNED WITHIN 3 DAYS FROM TIME OF ISSUE. THANK YOU. MR. NOBLEY

				
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