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WELCOME TO 7thGrade Math!!

September 8, 2009 

Dear Parents and Students,

I would like to welcome you to 7th grade math!  In order to be successful in 7th grade math, students are required to come to class prepared with all supplies.  All classwork and homework must be completed in Pencil.  They must also focus on daily lessons, become actively engaged in classroom activities, and dedicated to completing assignments.  Students are responsible for making up missing assignments due to absences and it is also important to copy class notes from another student in their class.  Homework is a vital part of your child’s instruction.  It is a very important part of learning academic responsibility and practicing good study habits and study skills.  All work is to be shown to receive full credit.  Homework is assigned on a regular basis in a variety of formats.  Each assignment is graded using a four point rubric.  The rubric will be created and reviewed with the students.  After an assignment is graded, your child has the opportunity to revise the assignment for an improved grade. 

Grading Policy

v      Homework                                25%

v      Quiz/Tests                              25%

v      Journal Entries/projects         25%

v      Classwork/Class Participation  25% 

Supplies·     2 marble notebooks·     1 blue & 1 Green portfolio folder·     1 folder for worksheets/homework·     1 packet loose-leaf paper·     1 box of #2 Sharpened pencils·     Pencil sharpener and erasers·     Ruler·     Colored pencils, markers, or crayons·     Text book cover·     1 pack computer paper·     1 box tissues·     1 roll of paper towels 

I encourage you to participate and work with your child on a daily basis by monitoring and keeping up with the progress of your child.  Together, we can make this year an enjoyable and an academically challenging learning experience.  I look forward to working with you.  If you have any questions or would like to speak with me please do not hesitate to contact me at (718)937-0320 or ezimpritsch@schools.nyc.gov

Sincerely, 

Ms. Zimpritsch   

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