Welcome to Curriculum Night! Dennis Dickson Michele Meddin Cynthia Herren Jodi Harrison
A little about me… I am a native of Atlanta and a HUGE Georgia Bulldog Fan I have been teaching for 20 years in Gwinnett County Schools (Dacula, Pinkneyville, Sweetwater & Lanier) I live in Roswell with my husband Louis and our 2 year old son Robbie.
Math Curriculum STANDARD Math Data Analysis Number & Operations Algebra-Equations Decimals ACCELERATED math Using red online book mmeddin1 math1 Data Number & Operations (Order of Operations; Prime Factorization, GCF, LCM, square roots, scientific notation)
Grading Scale 5% Interim exam 5% Homework 20% Classwork 30% Quiz 40% Test Quizzes and Tests are always announced in advance. Mrsmeddin.wordpress.com Retake policy: 1 unit assessment per nine weeks Grades posted every Monday; sent home on email Friday
Help Sessions Tutoring Procedure Every Wednesday from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Any re-teach session is also on Wednesday from 8:30-9:00 a.m. Re-take is the following Thursday same time Absent mrsmeddin.wordpress.com Ms. Herren will be available if needed The student needs to get my signature in their agenda book on Tuesday/Wednesday in order to come to a tutoring or re-take session.
School-Wide Discipline plan Warning Time out in the classroom/Silent lunch Teacher Detention and parent contact Administrative Referral Severe Clause-Removal from class (ISS or OSS) Posters in ALL classrooms
School Rewards Positive Referrals from the Team or Connection Teachers The Bulldog Walk at the End of the Nine Weeks The students may attend as long as they have not had a referral from a teacher to the 6th grade administrator.
Team Rewards and Donations Our students can earn special tickets from us for a variety of reasons. Random acts of kindness Returning progress reports or forms the next day Washing the tables in the cafeteria We would really appreciate ANYTHING that you can send in for our weekly ticket drawing.