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Crews Middle School
GIFTED ACCELERATED GEOMETRY
GIFTED Accelerated Geometry CC
Denise Castleberry
Email Address
Fall 2014
ROOM #1.183
[email protected]
You can access my classroom site through your eClass account
Teacher Support
Help sessions are Wednesday 8:15am – 8:55 am
Prerequisites: Accelerated Algebra CC
COURSE CURRICULUM CONTENT
The entire list of Academic, Knowledge and Skills for each of the following curriculum strands in this course can be accessed through the
district web address at www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us
Standards for Mathematical Practice
AKS STRANDS
UNITS/TOPICS

Problem
Solving
First Semester
 Number and Quantity
Unit 1: Extending the Number System
 Reasoning
 Algebra
Unit 2: Quadratic Functions
 Construct Arguments
 Functions
Unit 3: Modeling Geometry
 Model with Mathematics
 Geometry
Unit 4: Applications of Probability
 Use appropriate tools
Unit 5: Inferences and Conclusions from Data
 Statistics and Probability
 Attend to Precision


Identify Structure
Identify Patterns
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES
Published Materials
Textbook:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – Analytic Geometry/Advanced
Algebra (B)
*Students will not be assigned individual textbooks. The
textbook will be available through the Portal for students to
use outside of class. However, a class set of textbooks will be
1.
available for classroom use.
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2)
3)
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5)
Instructional Supplies
Pencil
Spiral graph paper notebook
Notebook Paper
Graph Paper
Calculator TI-30XS Multiview
EVALUATION AND GRADING
Assignments
Grade Weights
*See teacher website for agenda and other
information regarding individual
assignments.
Homework/Daily: 5%
Quizzes: 30%
Tests: 40%
Performance exam: 5%
End of course test: 20%
A:
B:
C:
D:
F:
Grading Scale
90 and above
80 – 89
74 – 79
70 – 73
69 or below
OTHER INFORMATION
Expectations for Academic Success
- Come prepared for class EVERYDAY
- Ask questions / be actively involved in lessons
- Participate constructively as a team member
- Complete ALL assignments
- Follow school rules as found in Student Handbook
Additional Requirements/Resources

Teacher help sessions (as needed)
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Refer to Mrs. Castleberry’s web page for updated class info.

www.usatestprep.com (EOCT preparation)

Student Portal (online textbook, current grades)
*The syllabus may be updated as needed throughout the semester.*
CALCULATORS:
Students need to have a calculator for this class. Scientific or graphing is acceptable.
ONLINE TEXTBOOKS:
Students will access the online textbook through the Student Portal.
CLASS EXPECTATIONS:
Every student is expected to be prepared for class each day. That includes a calculator, notebook and/or
paper, pencil, and a colored pen/highlighter as well as being an active participant in class. You are also
expected to exhibit behavior conducive to learning and follow all the policies and procedures that are
stated in your student handbook.
MAKE-UP WORK:
1. If a student is absent one day, one day will be given to make up the work missed. Two days, two
days will be given, etc.
2. If a student is present when an assignment is given, the student is expected to have the
assignment when he or she returns unless arrangements have been made with the teacher.
3. Work given for prearranged absences is due on the day the student returns.
4. Late work is a behavior issue where discipline consequences may be imposed.
5. Late work will only be accepted up to the date of the current unit test.
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