FCAT math

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Lakewood High School's Internet Agreement

New Rule from Pinellas County:

  1. You can only go to the Internet site that is specified by Mr. Thompson.
  2. A seating chart must be made (So that the user of a particular computer at a particular time, can be traced).
    • So do not switch seats or computers, instead:
    • Tell Mr. Thompson about any problems being experienced and let him fix it.

Parents, you can see your child's grades on
 Parent Connect.
  • Parents Please Note:  In Ascend, each student goes at their own pace, so the number of items your child has done may not match the number of headings in the markbook.
  • Parent Letter - Math

Friday May 8, 2009


  • The computer systems in different wings are being updated.  They will be going down at various times.
  • Six-Week #6, Aim: Obtain more than 60% on Grade 10 FCAT type problems.
  • Week 2:  4/29 - 5/06
  • Week 3:  5/06 - 5/11
  • Geometry - Angles - Polygons
  • Ascend
  • If computers are down, discuss FCAT problems and tactics.
  • Boot up your computer or do FCAT problems on White Board (in case of computer problems.).
  • Computer, Notebook, pencil.
  • Triangle, Interior Angles (Adjacent and Non-adjacent), Exterior Angles, Corresponding Angles, Alternate Angles, Supplementary Angles, Parallel Lines, Polygon, Regular Polygon; Equilateral, Isosceles, Scalene Triangles (categorized by sides); Equiangular, Right, Obtuse, Acute Angled Triangles (categorized by angles); Altitude, Median, Bisector; Pythagorean Theorem; Quadrilateral, Parallelogram, Rectangle, Rhombus, Square, Trapezoid.

  • Ascend Math Program
    • Do at least 2 post-tests per day. Your passing score will be increased to 70%. (Check with Mr. Thompson.)
    • Note:
      • Never guess.  
      • Work Carefully!
      • Learn the principles from Mr. Thompson.
      • Use a notebook, work neatly.
      • Use a FCAT type Calculator (they cost $1 in the Dollar Shop or in some drug stores, and at Office Depot right now!)
  • FCAT Explorer - Grade 10
    • Do at least 10 problems in each session.
    • Keep track of your scores. Aim for more than 60% on each Benchmark.
    • Make a date with Mr. Thompson to work on your weak areas.
  • At end of class, go to START / logoff as "you"  
  • Do not close the computer.
  • Pd. 1, 2 - Good classes.
  • Pd. 3 - A student was removed from class for damaging computers.  Ms. Fab. suggested not using the computers anymore.
  • Computers are now locked away and classes now have to do work from the board and the texts.

Advisory  Due Friday, May 8, 2009

(Class Rules)

Friday,  May 8, 2009
    Essay 20: 
Why is it important for young people to honor, respect, and obey their parents and elders?
  • Make your points in at least 3 paragraphs.

  • Good Class.

Rules of Arithmetic and Algebra

Ascend Math Program
FCAT Strands and Benchmarks -Go to Page 11 or click on the binoculars, type in the benchmark number exactly as given, click on the search button.
Parent Letter - Math


Math Grade Weighting and Ranges

Class Rules

 Ascend direct

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  • This will enable one on one communication with Mr. Thompson at any time and from any place.
  • If you do not already have an e-mail account, you can get a free e-mail account by clicking here .
  • Please tell your parents about this class' website (www.tagt.biz). Show them how to get to it.
  • Mr. Thompson is available after school in B212 every day (barring anything unforeseen), from 1: 20 to 2:20 P.M.

Teacher: Tyrone A. G. Thompson



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