La Quinta High School Course Syllabus and Outline Geometry M. Conlay

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La Quinta High School
Course Syllabus and Outline
Course Title: Geometry
Teacher: M. Conlay
Email: [email protected]
COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OVERVIEW
This is the second course in the college preparation sequence. Students who complete this course satisfactorily will
be prepared to take Algebra 2 the following year. The following syllabus will help inform you of my classroom
expectations and serve as a reference for the following year. Please discuss the entire content with your parents and
have the syllabus signed and returned by this Friday.
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES
 Regular Attendance in Class
 Students Should Bring the Following Supplies DAILY:
o Textbook
o Pencils, Pens, and Paper
o Protractor and Compass
o Scientific Calculator for Trig
 Assignments will be checked daily
 No late work Accepted with the exception of make-up work
GRADING SCALE
A
90% and higher
B
80% – 89%
C
70% – 79%
D
60% – 69%
F
59% and lower
GRADING CATEGORIES
Assignments (Practice) = 10% of semester grade
Quizzes, Projects (Formative Assessments) = 20% of semester grade
Tests*, Final Exam (Summative Assessments) = 70% of semester grade
*You will be allowed to retake ONE test per quarter. The maximum score you may earn on a retake is 70%.
WHAT TO EXPECT
 Students begin each class with a warm up activity to review previous lessons.
 Students will take notes during class. These notes may be used for quizzes. They are also invaluable when
studying for exams.
 Exams are usually given at the end of a chapter.
 Quizzes are usually given every 2-3 sections.
You are required to have this syllabus signed by FRIDAY.
SIGNATURES
________________________________________
Student Signature
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Parent Signature
To see a schedule of upcoming assignments, tests, etc., please visit my page on the school website.
www.laquintahs.org
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