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Mrs. L. Ponciano » Math 7

Math 7

Welcome to Mrs. Ponciano’s Math Classes

 

Contact Information:

 

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

 

Grading Policy:

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.

 
Citizenship:  
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.

 

Homework Resources/Help:          

  • 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.
 

Recent Posts

Quiz: Angles, Solutions

If you plan to retake Quiz: Angles for a better grade, you may do so on Tuesday or Thursday, immediately after school . You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your quiz, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.  
The last day to retake any quiz/test is Thursday, 5/31/18.

Math Clinics end on Thursday, 4/26/18.

All other after school clinics will officially end on Friday, 4/27/18.  
However, you may still come in after school to retake any math quiz or test on Tuesday or Thursday. You may only retake one quiz/test per day and you must come in immediately after school. To make sure I'm in my classroom, let me know ahead of time that you're coming. 

Quiz: Circles, Solutions

If you plan to retake Quiz: Circles for a better grade, you may do so during after school on Tuesday or Thursday, immediately after school . You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your quiz, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.  

Chapter 4 Test Solutions

If you plan to retake the Chapter 4 Test for a better grade, you may do so immediately after school on Tuesday or Thursday. You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your test, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.  

Quiz 4.2 Solutions

If you plan to retake Quiz 4.2 (Proportional Relationships) for a better grade, you may do so during Math Clinic.  Math Clinic is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your quiz, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.  

Quiz 4.1 Solutions

If you plan to retake Quiz 4.1 (Similar Figures) for a better grade, you may do so during Math Clinic.  Math Clinic is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your quiz, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.  

Quiz 4.2 on Friday, 2/16/18

Quiz 4.2: Proportional Relationships
Know how to represent a proportional relationship with a: 
  1. Situation
  2. Constant of Proportionality, k (a.k.a., unit rate)
  3. Table
  4. Graph
  5. Equation
And, vice-versa, know how to recognize a proportional relationship given any of the above representations.

Math Clinics end on 12/7/17

The last Math Clinic for the 1st semester is tomorrow: Thursday, 12/7/17.
There will be no academic clinics next week, 12/11 to 12/15.

Chapter 2 Test Tomorrow!

Answers to the Chapter 2 Test Study Guide (linked above):
1) 2.2, terminating
2) 0.1666..., repeating
3) 4
4) -1
5) 4
6) 0
7) -21
8) 40
9) 2/12
10) 8/15
11) 3/14
12) 2 1/12
13) 20
14) V = 5,000 cubic meters, TSA = 2,200 square meters

Quiz 2.2 Solutions

If you plan to retake Quiz 2.2 (Integer Addition & Multiplication) for a better grade, you may do so during Math Clinic.  Math Clinic is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your quiz, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.  

Quiz 2.1 Solutions

If you plan to retake Quiz 2.1 (Prisms & Decimals) for a better grade, you may do so during Math Clinic.  Math Clinic is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your quiz, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.  

Chapter 1 Test Solutions

If you plan to retake the Chapter 1 Test for a better grade, you may do so during Math Clinic.  Math Clinic is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you:
  1. Study your returned test
  2. Compare your test answers to my solutions (linked above)
  3. Review or complete the Chapter 1 Study Guide (#28)
  4. And, ask questions before you retake it

Quiz 1.2 Solutions

If you plan to retake Quiz 1.2 (Probability) for a better grade, you may do so during Math Clinic.  Math Clinic is held on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. You only have one opportunity to retake it, so make sure you study your quiz, reference my solutions (linked above) and ask questions before you retake it.