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JoAnn McQuaid Web Pages

 
Website Resources
 
Math:   www.progressinmathematics.com      www.IXL.com       www.softschool.com
English:  www.classzone.com     OR
                Elements of Language Introductory Course website:  www.gohrw.com 
  
Grading Policy
 
Math
 
Tests:      60 %
Quizzes:  40%   (Weekly Math Study quizzes are averaged as one quiz grade each quarter)
Extra Credit:  Pop Quizzes and/or Grades (Pop Quizzes will only help raise a grade and never lower it.)
Homework:    - quarterly homework counts as one quiz grade
                      - 5 points are taken off for each assignment handed in 1 day late
                      - 10 points are taken off for each assignment handed in 2 days late
                      -  work must be shown on homework paper
                      -  homework is assigned 4 nights a week and includes a weekly math maintenance paper                                due every Friday
                      -  work should be done in pencil; a red pen or pencil should be brought to class for self-
                          correcting
 
All students have a Math Study period once a week in my classroom.  I will be available during this time to answer questions and review material.  If your child is having difficulty, please encourage him or her to use this period for its intended purpose.
 
English
 
Tests:  60%
Quizzes and Writing Assignments:  30%
Homework:  10%
Extra Credit:  Pop Quizzes and/or Grades  (Pop Quizzes will only help raise a grade and never lower it.)
Homework:   -  5 points are taken off for each assignment handed in 1 day late
                     -  10 points are taken off for each assignment handed in 2 days late
                     -  homework is assigned 4 nights a week
 
ALL TESTS AND QUIZZES IN ANY CLASS MUST BE SIGNED AND RETURNED.  Home-
work will be listed daily on the SJS website.  Students will access the above-mentioned websites in the Computer Lab during the first weeks of school.