• Algebra RA

    Akron Central Schools – Math Department

    Class Policies – Algebra RA                                                         

    1. Supplies:

      1. Pencils, paper, graph paper, dividers

      2. 3 ring notebook – 1 ½” or 2” recommended

      3. Calculator – TI 84 + strongly recommended


    2. Student Expectations:

      1. Be respectful of the classroom and those in it.

      2. Come to class on time, be prepared, and have a positive attitude.


    1. Homework:

      1. Homework will be assigned almost every night. On average, a homework assignment should take between 20 to 30 minutes. If you find your homework is taking you longer than this, please see me for assistance.

      2. Homework will be scored 0, -, or + based on your attempt to complete the problems assigned. Whenever possible, work must be shown.

      3. A + on homework earns 4 points and a minus earns 2 points.

      4. ½ credit will be given for homework that is 1 day late (except absences)


    2. Quizzes/Tests:

      1. Quizzes will be given around the half-way points of all chapters.

      2. A major test will be given at the end of each chapter.

      3. Test corrections will be offered. You have the opportunity to earn half the points back on a test or quiz.


    3. Notebooks:

      1. A 1 ½  - 2 inch binder is recommended.

      2. All notes given in class should be kept in your notebook.

      3. Dividers are required to separate homework, tests, and quizzes.

    4. Absences:

      1. Attendance is extremely important. All work missed must be made up immediately upon return. (notes copied, etc.)

      2. Any homework assignments missed must be completed as soon as you return. It is your responsibility to find out any assignments missed and turn them in for credit.

      3. A test or quiz missed during an absence will be taken on the day of return, unless corresponding subject matter was missed.


    5. Procedures:

      1. Please bring your book, notebook, paper and writing utensil to class every day.

      2. If you experience difficulty on a homework assignment and the problem is not resolved during the next day’s homework correction, please see me to help during 9th period as soon as possible. Do not wait until a test or quiz is failed to come in for help.