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7th Grade Michigan State University Core

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The Michigan State University Core

Teacher Information

Teacher

Class

Email

Phone Number

Class Calendar

Lingo

Language Arts
lin013498@adams12.org  720-972-8290 Lingo's Calendar

Mott

Science
mot007042@adams12.org 720-972-8283 Mott's Calendar

Patee

Math
pat023119@adams12.org 720-972-8286 Patee's Calendar

Sablich

ELD
sab021822@adams12.org  720-972-82xx Sablich's Calendar

Smith

Social Studies
smi020594@adams12.org 720-972-8292 Smith's Calendar

Grading Policy

Each course assesses on common district criteria aligned to state standards. Core teachers will grade all summative assessments with rubrics. In all courses, the higher the rubric score on a summative assessment, the better the student’s demonstration of knowledge. At the end of the semester and year, core teachers will issue a final trend mark for each criterion. Core teachers will determine the final trend mark by the knowledge the student demonstrates throughout the semester and year in each criterion. Core teachers will consider summative assessments, formative assessments, observations, and student circumstances when giving a final trend mark.

Missing assignments for a student that has not completed any work, has not turned in a project, or has not attempted an assessment will become part of the overall demonstration of knowledge that core teachers will consider for a final trend mark. Every student has the right to take a summative assessment once. However, re-takes/re-dos will not be permitted until all classwork has been completed and a study session attended. Core teachers will evaluate exceptions on a case-by-case basis. Students who complete 95% of classwork will be allowed to re-take/re-do assessments provided that the student attends a help/study session with the teacher. The study session requirements will be an agreement between the teacher and the student. Re-takes/re-dos of assessments must be completed by the end of the next unit. In addition, all make-up work must be completed by the end of the next unit. Students will always receive the highest grade they achieve on a test regardless of the number of times attempted.

Grading

Northglenn Middle School communicates student achievement levels based upon the standards. We do not assign letter grades, rather proficiency levels will be reported out as follows:

  • 4 – Exceeds Standard
  • 3 – Meets Standard
  • 2 – Approaching Standard
  • 1 – Below Standard

Study Sessions/Office Hours

Study sessions/Office Hours will be offered on Wednesdays.  This is time for one on one help, extra support doing work, making up classwork, finishing assessments and supporting various aspects of each class.  In most cases, this will be a voluntary situation. There may be times when the core teacher requires attendance.  Students are encouraged to speak with their teachers if they would like to set an appointment for help.

7th Grade Michigan State University Core Classrooms

Ms. Lingo's Class

Mrs. Lingo Classroom Banner
Subject: Language Arts
Our focus this year in Language Arts is to develop our critical thinking skills, as we read, write, listen to discussions, and share ideas.  By the end of the year our units will cover, grammar, narrative, literary non-fiction, researching topics...

Ms. Mott's Class

Ms. Mott's 7th Science Class
Subject: Science
Tina Mott - Homework Calendar Classroom Website Information - Remote Learning           Welcome to 7th Grade Science   Attendance: Online attendance and participation are required throughout our distance learning time.  Attendance...

Ms. Patee's Class

7th Grade Mathematics
Subject: Math
As we prepare for another season of online learning, I wanted to provide you with some new information.  All students will be using Schoology as their main platform for learning.  Through here, students will be provided with access to all their...

Ms. Smith's Class

World History
Subject: Social-Studies
Smith - 7th Social Studies Class Calendar Welcome back to school! This should be a new adventure for us all. I will use this website to explain the nuts and bolts of class expectations.  Our Online Classroom This year, our home base will be...