**Classroom instruction and material will be modified based on class/students needs. Content may not be taught in the order seen.**
Weather and Climate
Earth, Moon, Sun System
Structure and Properties of matter
Forces and Motion
Earth Materials and Systems
Evaluation of Student Performance: 1 In-Class Assignments and Quizzes 2 Class activities 3 Tests/Projects/Reports/Portfolio Pieces 4 Homework--only homework will be study for tests/quizzes and complete work not completed in class in a timely manner
Grades will be calculated in the following manner: 20% of the grade will consist of formative assessments (daily work, exit slips, flashbacks, quizzes) 80% of the grade will consist of summative assessments (unit tests, projects, labs)
Grading Scale: School wide grading scale 90%-100% A 80%-89% B 70%-79% C 60%-69% D 59%-below F
Daily classroom materials… 1 On a daily basis each student should have a pencil, paper, composition notebook, science folder, and a positive attitude! 2 Tiger Books are a must have!!! They are an organizational tool for you; a communicative tool for parents, guardians and teachers. Each day the tiger book will be stamped with a star.
Monitoring your grades… 1 Parents and students are encouraged to check IC for grades. If you have any questions please email me!
Classroom Procedures are available in PowerPoint form. Please let me know below (with a note) if you would like a copy of them! We live by these procedures in the classroom! The procedures help the class flow smoothly on a daily basis! Procedures must be followed. Please encourage your child to follow them!!
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