Text Book - Glencoe/McGraw Hill – Math Connects – Course 1 / Course 2
Website for Text- www.glencoe.com (see inside cover of text for instructions)
Curriculum Overview- We are following the Common Core State Standards for 6th grade math.
Extra Help is held on Fridays at in room 209.
Other opportunities for extra help include Peer Tutoring and Homework Club.
Tests (50%) are announced one week in advance and noted on the homework board
each night that week.
Classwork (30%) includes quizzes (up to 2 per unit), notebook, castle learning online, and participation.
Homework (20%) is assigned most nights and checked daily. There is a 24-hr grace period for late assignments to receive partial credit. (Assignments are shorter on Fridays and special consideration is given for holidays and school events.) There is an allowance for a 30 minute time limit on Math homework. If your child has been working for 30 minutes and is unable to complete the homework, please sign the work that was done and it will not lose credit for being incomplete.
MAP testing takes place in September and May NYS Math Assessment will take place in April.
Guidance – Ms. Brown - (516) 733-2261 Team Meetings -