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  1. 1. Welcome to the Springdale Jr/Sr High school OPEN HOUSE – October 16, 2008 ALGEBRA I Ms. Andrea Sadowski & Student Teacher, Mr. Stephen Molek From Penn State Harrisburg
  2. 2. Mission Statement: <ul><li>The mission of the Allegheny Valley School District, a group of small traditional communities, is to educate all students to achieve their maximum potential. A dedicated staff, in partnership with school, home, and community, will empower students to become responsible and contributing citizens able to meet challenges in an international society. </li></ul>
  3. 3. ALGEBRA I, McDougal Littell Series <ul><li>Ch 1 Connections to Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 2 Properties of Real Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 3 Solving Linear Equations </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 4 Graphing </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 5 Writing equations </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 6 Solving and graphing inequalities < > </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 8 Simplifying Exponents </li></ul>
  4. 4. ALGEBRA I, McDougal Littell Series Continued <ul><li>Ch 9 Simplifying square roots </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 10 Factoring polynomials </li></ul><ul><li>Ch 11 Ratios, proportions & percents </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>This scoresheet is signed twice during a nine weeks by parent or guardian. </li></ul><ul><li>Progress report time </li></ul><ul><li>End of the nine weeks </li></ul>
  6. 6. GRADE PERCENTAGES <ul><li>90 - 100% A </li></ul><ul><li>80 - 89% B </li></ul><ul><li>70 - 79% C </li></ul><ul><li>60 - 69% D </li></ul><ul><li>Below 60% F </li></ul>Students are expected to receive a 70 % or higher each nine weeks! And an overall grade of a 70% in order to advance to the next math level.
  7. 7. TEXAS INSTRUMENT CALCULATORS Texas Instrument Explorer TI-81 TI-83 * TI-84
  8. 8. PSSA Grade 8 Math Testing Anchors <ul><li>2.1 Numbers and Operations </li></ul><ul><li>2.3 Measurement </li></ul><ul><li>2.6 Data Analysis & Probability </li></ul><ul><li>2.8 Algebraic Concepts *** </li></ul><ul><li>2.9 Geometry </li></ul>Pennsylvania Department of Education
  9. 9. Grade 8 Math Performance Level Skill Cut Scores for PSSA 1130 915 High Below Basic 914 700 Low Below Basic 1130 700 Below Basic 1204 1131 Low basic 1278 1205 High basic 1278 1131 Basic 1469 1279 Proficient And up 1470 Advanced High Low
  10. 10. McDougal Littell Series <ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 11. ALGEBRA HOMEWORK <ul><li>3 points daily </li></ul><ul><li>Must show work!!! to receive full credit </li></ul><ul><li>Homework is given every night (some weekends) </li></ul><ul><li>Book (online – </li></ul><ul><li>Worksheet </li></ul><ul><li>Current Chapter Practice Packet </li></ul>
  12. 12. ALGEBRA CLASS WORK <ul><li>CLASS WORK </li></ul><ul><li>Guided Notes “Give me” points </li></ul><ul><li>Turn in at end of the chapter for 10PTS </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Problems at board </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Review packets </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping & calculating a current scoresheet </li></ul><ul><li>Extra Credit worksheets </li></ul>
  13. 13. ALGEBRA ASSESSMENTS <ul><li>Pop Quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes (each 3 sections) </li></ul><ul><li>Review packets </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter tests </li></ul><ul><li>Homemade quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Midterm (10% of grade) </li></ul><ul><li>Final (10% of grade) </li></ul>
  14. 14. St. Jude Math-a-thon <ul><li>St. Jude hospital in Tennessee </li></ul><ul><li>Help children suffering with cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Practice math problems </li></ul><ul><li>Do math while helping others </li></ul><ul><li>Collect sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Students can win prizes </li></ul>
  15. 15. AFTER SCHOOL HELP <ul><li>After School Mon-Fridays (no Wed) </li></ul><ul><li>Set up with a HS tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Student Tutor CD </li></ul>
  16. 16. Contact Information <ul><li>Ms. Andrea Sadowski & </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Stephen Molek </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>724-274-8100 </li></ul>