Q.What question can I ask my child to help him/her be a more effective problem solver?A.---Getting Started on a Problem---•What do you already know that might be useful here?•What is known and what is unknown?•What assumptions can you make?•Can you draw a diagram or picture to understand the question better?•Can you substitute in a number in place of an unknown quantity to better understand what to do?---Checking the Answer---•Does the answer seem reasonable?•If you use the solution in the word problem, does it make sense?
Q.Does homework always have to be done in pencil?A.YES!
Q.How can I prepare for the Smarter Balanced Assessment?A.Use this link to access practice tests.https://sbacpt.tds.airast.org/student/
Q.How do I get extra help?A.*Come to ACES sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays. *Take good notes in class and review them at home.*Go to the textbook links and view the homework tutor videos.
Q.If I am absent, when is my homework due?A.For every excused absence, you have two days to complete the work assigned. You need to keep up with all current assignments while you are working on the make-up work. Field trip homework is due before leaving campus – no exceptions!
Q.How do the Common Core Math Standards affect me?A.You will become an expert problem solver and master number sense concepts!
Q.Can I turn in homework late and still get credit?A.You can turn in homework one day late and get half credit. No late homework is accepted after that.