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Mrs. Morris’ Classroom Information

School website:  www.wpsok.org      

dmorris@wpsok.org

Planning Period: 11:20 to 12:08

 

Textbooks:

We hope to have enough books for a:   Student textbook to stay at home.

    A classroom textbook to remain in the student desk at school.

If for any reason the textbook checked out to the student is lost or damaged, it must be replaced for $71.

Online textbook:

Provides a “personal tutor” for each lesson.

Provides practice tests for studying.

Allow students to have access to all worksheets and can print at home.

(Within the first few weeks of school, the student will be given an instruction sheet with more information on how to obtain a

username and password.)

Homework:

Students should expect homework on a daily basis.

Time will be given to start the work in class, but should be finished at home.

Homework must be done in pencil and graded in red (pen or pencil).

Students grade their own homework in an effort to learn immediately from their mistakes.

Students will turn in a graded paper OR fill out a R.A.P. sheet. The R.A.P. sheets allow the student to turn in an

assignment at a later date.

Students will receive half credit for “late” assignments. For example: a 10 point paper will be given a grade no higher

than 5 points. A 14 point paper will be given a grade no higher than 7 points. etc.

Missing assignments can be turned in up until the student takes the chapter test.   

 

Advisory/R.A.P.       (Raising Academic Performance)

My room is used as a “zero” room during Advisory.

Students can use this time to complete missing assignments in any subject area.

Students can make up quizzes and tests for all of their classes during this time.

Students can also  use R.A.P. to get caught up on missing work after an absence.

Lesson Plans

Every Monday, students write down the lesson plans for the week in their math folder.

Students can use these lesson to plans to prepare for the week ahead.

Lesson plans are also posted on my web page. ( See website address above)

 

 

“Life is hard by the yard, but it’s a cinch by the inch.”

--unknown

 

Mrs. Morris                Pre-Algebra                 2017-2018

 

Welcome to our classroom. You are now entering a room filled with potential and that potential is YOU. 

 

Pre-Algebra Class

Each day I will give you small pieces of information that will help you be successful in Pre-Algebra.  This course is ultimately designed to prepare students for Algebra I, while there are review lessons for arithmetic skills, all algebraic vocabulary and form are used throughout the course.  So I can better prepare you for next year, students will be required to show all of their work.

 

Availability

Feel free to contact me by phone at (580)772-2270

or by email at dmorris@wpsok.org

Planning Period: 11:20 to 12:08

 

Supplies Needed:

Pencil                                                             Red Pen/Pencil                               

Notebook paper                                             4 Dividers     

1 inch 3 ring binder w/pockets

 

Classroom Rules                                        Consequence

Don’t make a problem.                              If you make a problem, I will do something.

 

Anything that interferes with our learning or creates a distraction to the productivity of our class will be addressed.

 

________    I have read and understand the classroom information on both sides of this signed paper.  I will do my best to abide by these rules and routines and will accept the consequences when necessary.

 

Student Signature:_____________________________________

 

Please encourage your child to stay involved in his/her education and stress the importance of daily participation. Thank you for being an important part of your child’s learning experience this year.

 

 

Parent Signature:______________________________________

 

(A printable copy of this letter can be found on my web page.)

 

 

Deb Morris

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Classroom Number:
108
School Phone:
580-772-2270