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    Jessica Thigpen
    School Phone Number: (910)298-4535 
    Google Voice Phone Number: (910)375-6438
    Mathematics
    Room 17
     
     
     
    Schedule:
     
    1st Semester:                                                            2nd Semester:
    1 Period: Honors Calculus                                        1 Period: Math 3 
    2 Period: Planning                                                    2 Period: Planning
    3 Period: Math 3                                                       3 Period: Honors Math 3 
    4 Period: Math 3.                                                      4 Period: Math 3 
      
    Materials Needed:                                                      
    1.  3-5 Subject Spiral Notebook OR Binder and Loose Leaf Paper   
    2.  Pencils (NO Pens)
    3.  Dry Erase Marker
     
    Grading Policy:
    Your grade will be based on total earned points divided by total possible points, and the decimal moved
    two places to the right. 
     
    Grades:                                                           
    Test           count twice x2                                                
    Quizzes      count once  x1                                        
    Classwork/Homework  count twice x2 (An average of the classwork/homework will be taken
                                                            at the end of each grading period.)                                 
     
    Calculators:
    Homework will be less time consuming with the aid of a graphing calculator. 
     
    Students will be able to use DESMOS (NC TEST Version),
    an online free calculator that is embedded into the 
    Math 1 and Math 3 EOC, on all assignments, quizzes, and tests.
    Students can use a TI-84 calculator in class.
     
    Free smart device downloads:
    Wabbitemu on android based smart devices
    calculate84 or tacalculator on apple based smart devices
     
    Class Rules:
    1. BE RESPECTFUL to everyone.
    2. BE PREPARED for class.
    3. PARTICIPATE in class.
    4. NO FOOD/DRINK allowed in class.
    5. NO CELL PHONES allowed in class.
    6. ALL EDHS RULES APPLY in and out of the classroom.
     
    Online Canvas Information:
     
     Canvas:

    Students can download the Canvas Student app on their smart devices. 

    Canvas will be used to submit assignments and to learn new material for absent students. 

    You can access Canvas through your NCEdCloud on your school-based computer. 

    If you are unable to use Canvas due to Internet issues, please let me know as soon as possible.

    Canvas Link: https://www.duplinschools.net/Page/19894

    Absences:

     

    If a student is absent for any reason, a video lesson will be posted on Canvas for students to review while out.
    Students will be expected to take notes on the video, and submit assignments on Canvas.
     
    Assignments:
     
    Assignments will be available at the time the assignment is assigned in class, and must be submitted on Canvas for
    credit by 8 am the next morning. You will no longer have access to that assignment past 8 am the following school day.
    You will receive a "0" for that grade if it is not submitted on time.
     
    General Information:
    • All work to be submitted to the teacher is REQUIRED to be turned in on Canvas, unless otherwise stated by the teacher.
    • All work turned in is REQUIRED to be completed in pencil.
    • Making up missed assignments and class notes is the responsibility of the student.
    • Participation in class discussions is expected.
    • Sleeping in class is NOT tolerated, and will be dealt with immediately.
    • Food and Drink is NOT allowed in class.
    • Classwork/Homework is graded on completion NOT correctness. 
    • In order to master the subject content, the work must be completed in full. 
    • Completing the classwork/homework is crucial to your success in this class.
    • Grades are not given, they are earned. 
    • The responsibility of performing at the highest level of the student is expected, and is the responsibility of the student.
    • All East Duplin High School rules apply.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on January 12, 2022