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  • CURRICULUM NIGHT
    Cynthia Herren
    Accelerated/Gifted Math and Science
  • About Mrs. Herren
  • Team Schedule: Monday/Friday
    Homeroom: 8:55-9:20
    1st Academic: 9:20-10:20
    2nd Academic/RR: 10:20-11:50
    Lunch: 10:51-11:16
    Connection A: 11:50-12:40
    Connection B: 12:40-1:30
    Lockers/Bulldog Pride 1:30-2:05
    3rd Academic: 2:05-3:00
    4th Academic: 3:00-4:00
    Lockers/Dismissal: 4:00
  • Team Schedule: Tuesday-Thursday
    Homeroom: 8:55-9:20
    1st Academic: 9:20-10:27
    2nd Academic/RR: 10:27-12:05
    Lunch: 10:51-11:16
    Connection A: 12:05-12:55
    Connection B: 12:55-1:45
    Lockers/3rdAcademic: 1:45-2:54
    4th Academic: 2:54-4:00
    Lockers/Dismissal: 4:00
  • Important Information:
    Reteach/Retake Policy
    Students must attend scheduled reteach/retake sessions, which will be posted on my website and in class, when each unit test is given. Students must attend the reteach in order to retake a test.
    Additional tutoring opportunities will be offered each week. In order to come in early, students must have a pass signed in the Agenda Book.
    Grading ScaleA=> 90-100 B=> 80-89
    C=> 74-79 D=> 70-73 U=> 69 or less
    Grading Policy
    45% Summative Assessments
    35% Formative Assessments
    5% Homework
    5% Interim (October, March)
    10% Final (Jan., May)
  • Resources
    OnMyCalendar – syllabi, calendar of events and assignments, tutoring information
    Herren's Information Page – resource websites, Power Points, handouts
    Twiducate – closed and secure blog for students to collaborate
    Online M/Sc Textbooks
    Username: cherren21
    Password: onlinetb
    Email:
    cynthia_herren@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
  • Math Curriculum
    First Semester
    • Number Theory
    • Order of Operations
    • Square Roots
    • Scientific Notation
    • Integers (all operations)
    • Probability
    • Analyzing Data
    • Fractions (all operations)
    • Ratios and Proportions
    • Rational Numbers (all operations)
    • Rules for patterns and sequences
    • Solving Equations whole numbers, decimals, and fractions
    • Evaluate expressions
    • Direct Variation
    Second Semester
    • Fractions, decimals, and percents
    • Tax, tip, discounts, etc.
    • Using proportions
    • Scale drawing
    • Scale factor
    • Line and rotational symmetry
    • Three dimensional figures
    • Similar and congruent
    • Using formulas to find perimeter, area, volume, and surface area of three dimension
    • Measurement Customary and Metric
    • 7th and 8th grade AKS on data and probability
  • Science Curriculum
    First Semester
    (40% of the CRCT)
    Geology
    • Rocks and Minerals
    • Earth’s Structure
    • Paleontology (geologic time, fossils, etc.)
    • Plate Tectonics (deformations, earthquakes, continental drift, etc.)
    • Weathering, Erosion, Deposition and Soil
    Ecology
    • Pollution
    • Conservation
    • Energy resources
    Second Semester
    (60% of the CRCT)
    Hydrology and Meteorology (40% of CRCT)
    • Water distribution
    • Freshwater
    • Saltwater (properties, movements, etc.)
    • Atmosphere
    • Weather and Climate
    Astronomy (20% of CRCT)
    • Earth, Moon, Sun System
    • Solar System
    • Formation Theories
    • Galaxies
    • Celestial Objects
    • Universe
  • Tiered Assignments
  • Field Trips…