Welcome to Mrs. Ponciano’s Math Classes
Materials Required in Class Everyday:
- Pencils & erasers
- Spiral notebooks (about 200 pages, total)
- Portfolio folder with prongs
- Red pens, highlighters & colored pencils
- Protractor or transparent ruler
- Graph paper
- Scientific calculator: TI-30X IIS (optional)
- CPM textbook may be kept at home
40% – Tests
30% – Quizzes
30% – Assignments (classwork & homework)
All students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA (from 6th through 8th grade) in order to be eligible to participate in all end of the year activities for both 7th and 8th grade, including the promotion ceremony.
Any student who receives more than one U (unsatisfactory) for citizenship may be excluded from participating in field trips and/or school activities such as the fall festival, the 7th grade beach field trip and Lancerpalooza.
Students may receive a U for:
- demonstrating inappropriate, disruptive and/or disrespectful behavior in class
- accumulating 5 or more tardies during the semester.
Assignments (Classwork & Homework):
- All assignments are to be completed in a spiral notebook, in pencil.
- Any assignment completed in pen may lose points.
- No late assignments will be accepted unless a student was absent (1-day absence = 1 day late).
- It is the student's responsibility to request and submit missed assignments immediately, upon return.
- There will be no extra credit assignments.
- Current chapter assignments can be completed for credit only during after school math clinic.
- Assignments are posted on Mrs. Ponciano’s website daily:
npms.erusd.org → Classes/Homework → Math → Period # (under Mrs. Ponciano)
npms.erusd.org → Students → CPM → 7th Grade Homework Help
- After School Math Clinic with Mrs. Ponciano:
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 to 3:45pm (will likely begin in September)
Quizzes & Tests:
- All students are allowed one retake of any quiz or chapter test.
- The retake grade will replace the original grade only if there's an improvement.
- Students may only retake quizzes and tests during after school math clinic with Mrs. Ponciano.