Welcome to Mrs.Comerford’s Math Class!!
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Introduction Class Expectations
Welcome back to school!! I am looking forward to 1. Be respectful. Always speak and behave respectfully
getting to know you this year. I love math and my to everyone. Participate properly by raising your hand
goal is for you to love it too! I encourage you to before speaking, and listen carefully when others are
come to math class with a positive attitude and a speaking. Please keep our classroom neat and clean!
willingness to learn.
2. Be prepared. Come to class on time with all supplies
I strongly believe in the importance of parental (math notebook/binder, pencils & calculator) and
involvement in a student’s education. My objective completed assignments. Be seated immediately, place
is to achieve success by working together as a homework from the previous night on your desk, copy
team. Use my contact information to keep in touch all new assignments into your agenda, and begin
with me throughout the school year. You may refer working on the Do Now. Make sure to follow
to the Parent Connect site for information directions the first time they are given.
concerning upcoming tests, quizzes, projects, and
daily homework assignments, as well as grades. My 3. Be responsible. Math is NOT a spectator sport! Ask
teacher website contains additional information, questions to increase your understanding, and be
too. prepared to answer questions. Seek assistance when
you need it, and
Please read this letter describing my expectations
ALWAYS TRY YOUR BEST!!
and grading policy.
Complete, sign, and return the enclosed Student
Information Sheet by Tuesday, September 11th.
You will receive a textbook at the beginning of the school
Extra Help year, to be returned in June. Please leave your textbook
I want every student to do well in my class!! at home! That way you will always have it there for
If you ever have questions about the topics we homework and reference when studying for tests and
are covering in class, PLEASE ASK. Chances are, quizzes. You are responsible for keeping the book in good
someone else has the same questions! condition, and will be fined for loss or damages.
You also have the option to bring home a CD of the
Extra help will be offered after school in room
textbook. Please see me if you would like to take
2618. I will announce the days that I am available
advantage of this option.
at the beginning of each week.
Back to School
Homework is very important!! It is a tool used to Your grade will be broken down as follows:
reinforce what has been learned in class and
prepare for upcoming lessons. Just like anything 45%: Tests & Major Projects
else, in order to learn and get better at math, you 30%: Quizzes & Minor Projects
must practice!! 10%: Homework
Homework is assigned daily, with the exception of 15%: Classwork, Notebook & Performance Assessments
religious holidays. Students are expected to put
their best efforts into each assignment and to **There is NO EXTRA CREDIT!!**
show all work. It must be completed ON TIME,
NEATLY, and in PENCIL! !
Please refer to your agenda for your daily
homework assignments. If you are absent, call a If you are absent, it is your responsibility to make up
classmate for the missing assignment. You can also the work you missed. Get the class notes from a
check that week’s homework on teacherweb or classmate. Make plans with me to stay after school if
Parent Connect, but keep in mind that the you miss a quiz or test.
homework may change during the week depending on
the material covered in class. Students are required to use pencil to do math work.
Work completed in pen will NOT be accepted. (Ink is
Try your best to complete each assignment. allowed for corrections only).
If you have trouble, look through the textbook,
read your notes, contact a classmate, or see me for If you are not getting the homework problems correct,
help. Always try every single problem that is it is an indication that you need to ask for help. Please
assigned! do so before the quiz or test!
For extra practice problems, our book has a web site
(www.classzone.com) which provides tutorials and
Homework Grading I believe everyone can succeed in my class!
Daily homework grades are based largely on effort. I look forward to working with all of you this year!
Occasionally, an assignment will be collected and
graded. You should get 100% for this grade!!
Daily homework grades will be computed based on the
Full credit (2 points): in pencil, on time, all
problems and work shown, all problems attempted.
Half credit (1 point): incomplete OR
fully completed but one day late.
No credit (0 points): homework is not completed
at all, or shows little to no effort. Answers only
will result in no credit for the assignment.
Homework is not accepted more than one day late,
barring an emergency.