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Math 6 A. Serigstad


All assignments will be posted on the 6th Grade Website and Google Classroom.


Students should use Google Classroom to check the Answers to their homework each night!


'Check-In' and Test Corrections

How to Make Quiz/Test Corrections


After receiving your 'Check-In' or test back, you should …

  • Take out a separate sheet of paper than the Check-In/Test being corrected and title it Corrections.
  • For each question that you missed (even the parts), show the correct work and answer to it.
  • Include a sentence describing the specific mistake made on each missed problem (originally).
  • Staple your Corrections to the back of your original test or Check-In! 
  • Check-Ins are raised to a C grade (70%) and Tests are raised one letter grade.
  • The deadline for all corrections is by the next Unit Test or one week after it was returned to students (whichever is longer).
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Math Syllabus

How the overall grade is determined:

Unit/Chapter Tests (50% of grade)
Homework and Classwork (50% of grade)

Homework Packets:

Homework will be assigned every day Monday through Thursday. All students will write the homework as well as the test and quiz schedules in their binder reminder each Mondays. All homework assignments can be found in a Homework Packet which is given at the start of the unit.

Students should not work more than 50 min on any night of homework (expected time is 20-30 min, but this varies from student to student). Students are expected to check their answers after completing their homework online on Google Classroom. We will go over the homework the next day to clear up any remaining misunderstandings or difficult problems.Homework Packets will be checked every day. Homework Packets will be turned in on the day of the test for a grade.

Weekly Check-Ins:

 Weekly Check-Ins are given on Fridays. Weekly Check-Ins contain identical questions from the week's assigned homework. Students should review and study the homework they completed for the week before doing their Weekly Check-In at the end of the week as it counts toward their Classwork Grade. However, that grade is correctable via the guidelines on the next page if they receive a poor score.

Students are encouraged to maintain a growth mindset through these Check-Ins as they chart the steps towards mastery. They are meant to help students target areas of improvement before taking their Unit tests. Poor grades on tests and Check-Ins should be corrected for better understanding of mistakes and misconceptions. Students should seek out extra help or do extra practice/studying on missed problems and concepts as evidenced by these Check-Ins.

Unit Tests:

At the end of every unit students will have completed their Homework Packet and they can expect to turn it on the day of the upcoming Unit Test. Unit Tests will primarily encompass the concepts from the chapter of the textbook that was just completed but may include some things from other chapters as well.

Before the test is given, students are given a practice test beforehand. The problems on these practice tests are the same kinds of problems that will be given on the actual Unit Test. Therefore, students are highly encouraged to complete their practice test several times until they know what to do for every problem on the actual Unit Test. Answer keys to the practice test and links to print out additional copies as needed are available on Google Classroom. 

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Class Supplies List

All Students will need these things in their backpack every day...

  • A bound, “Quad-Ruled” (graph paper) Composition Book (This will be our Math Notebook and is VERY important! This can be found at Business With Pleasure in Scotts Valley).

  • Lots of Pencils, Erasers, and Binder Paper (you don't have to bring all of your pencils each day, but make sure you have PLENTY of extras at home!)

  • Access to the Internet outside of school (please contact your teacher if you are concerned about this expectation)

  • A Basic Calculator

  • A math section in students’ binder.