Skill Tests and Retakes
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Due to TAKS/EOC tutorials during the 5th Six Weeks, I have modified our testing and re-take policy to ease the inconvenience of the TAKS tutorials.

Policies:
1. After school tutorials are every Thursday from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm in Ms. Riggins Room 300. If you work on and complete skill test corrections independently in tutorials, you will receive either a 3 or 4 on that skill test without having to take a retake.
2. Math Saturday is Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 9 am to 12 pm. If you work on and complete skill test corrections independently in tutorials, you will receive either a 3 or 4 on that skill test without having to take a retake.
3. Manga High: I have incorporated Manga High into the Skills Test and Skill Test Retakes for the 5th Six weeks.
A Bronze Medal on a Skill Test Challenge or Skill Test Retake Challenge: -> a 2.8 (70%) for the Skill Test Grade
A Silver Medal on a Skill Test Challenge or Skill Test Retake Challenge: -> a 3.4 (85%) for the Skill Test Grade
A Gold Medal on a Skill Test Challenge or Skill Test Retake Challenge: -> a 4 (100%) for the Skill Test Grade
4: If a Skill Test has more than one challenge, the scores on both will be averaged to determine the overall grade.
See below for more information.

Manga High Skill Test Challenges and Skill Test Retake Challenges:
Geometry:
Skill 18: Volume of Cylinders & Cones (Geom 8D): Do Challenges "Volume of a Cylinder" & "Volume of a Cone" (Due March 31, 2012)
Skill 49: Characteristics of Polyhedra (Geom.9D): Do Challenge: "Investigate: Faces, Vertices & Edges" (Due March 31, 2012)
Retest: Skill 43: Area of Sectors & Arc Length (GEOM 43): Do Challenges "Arc Length" & "Sector Area" (Due April 5, 2012)
Retest Skill 13: Area of Composite Figures (Geom 8A): Do Challenge "Area fo Combined Figures" (Due April 5, 2012)

Geometry 6 Weeks Project (Due March 31)
Surface Area of a Cone (Due March 31, 2012)
Surface Area of a Cylinder (Due March 31, 2012)
Surface Area of Joined Shapes (Due March 31, 2012)

Math Models:
Skill 33: Transformations in Art (MMA 9A) : Do Challenges "Tessellations" & "Reflections: Horizontal or Vertical"
Retest: Skill 30: Trig Ratios (MMA 8B): Do Challenge: "Use Trig Ratios to Find Side Length"
Retest: Skill 31: Trig Functions (MMA 8B): Do Challenge "Trigonometric Graphs"
Retest: Skill 11: Exponental Graphs (MMA 2D) : Do Challenge "Exponential Graphs"