GED CLASS SYLLABUS
INSTRUCTOR: CLASS: GED Mathematics
Barbara AW Wright
Office: R 130W Time: TH 1:30-4:00 p.m.
Office Hours by appointment Classroom: R109
Voice mail: 425-564-2066
Contemporary GED Math
There are a variety of books, handouts, and software programs, depending upon individual goals.
1. To review operations, story problems and general knowledge of basic mathematics: whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, algebra, and geometry in the context of the ABE curriculum.
2. To evaluate, from studies and practice tests, when to take the actual GED test.
3. To learn GED test-taking strategies for multiple choice tests and writing essays.
4. To learn attitudes and behaviors for successful GED test-taking.
FORMAT AND REQUIREMENTS:
1. Promptly attend and actively participate in each class. Do not miss class except in cases of extreme emergencies. If you must miss class, please call 564-2066 and leave a message.
2. Share ideas during class and complete all class work and homework activities.
3. Respect yourself and others when sharing ideas.
4. Ask questions or request clarification about topics, class activities and/or assignments.
5. Establish and reevaluate GED test readiness throughout the quarter.
6. Study the five GED test areas both individually and in cooperative groups and take a minimum of two tests each quarter
BASIC SKILLS LAB:
Students enrolled in the GED class may enroll in the Basic Skills Lab (Room R108).
1. Assessment will be given throughout the quarter at individual levels.
2. An S (satisfactory) or NC (no credit) evaluations will be given at the end of the quarter based on attendance, class work, homework, and practice tests.