**
Algebra 1 and Grade 8 Math (2023-2024) **

** ****All
math classes in the high
school will be using the following categories and weighting when grading math
students.**

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** Classwork is worth
15% of the
marking period grade. **Any work assigned to be
completed in class will be graded in this category. ** **

**Homework will be assigned
every night and is worth 15% of the grade for the marking period.** Completed
homework receives 10 out of 10 points. Incomplete homework receives 5 out of 10
points. 8 out of 10 points are given when an incomplete assignment is completed.
Late homework will be given 6.5 out of 10 points. **It is
imperative that the students complete homework nightly! **

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** Tests comprise
40% of the
marking period grade.** There will be three tests during
a marking period. All tests will be announced in class and on the class website
at least three days prior to the test date.

**Quizzes comprise
30% of the
marking period grade and may not be announced.** There will usually be five or
six quizzes during a marking period.

**(Students will be allowed to retake a
tests and quizzes once to improve a low test grade. The retest must be scheduled and taken
after school or during a lunch or study hall.) **