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Jyothi Sunkara

OFFICE HOURS

My office/tutorial hours are during Monday through Thursday during lunch. Make sure to stop by if you need help.

 

UPDATED: GRADE CATEGORY WEIGHTING

Category

Weight

Notebook: Completeness, Effort, Neatness,& Organization

10%

Assignments: Homework and Classwork

20%

Labs and Projects: Projects, Labs and Lab based quizzes

15%

Assessments: Quizzes and Unit Tests

40%

Final Exam: Fall & Spring Final Exams (Spring final is comprehensive)

10%

CPP:

Citizenship = Do not disrupt or chat loudly when it's someone

else's turn (including teacher's). Be helpful. Do your part to

maintain a respectful and smooth classroom environment,

no hats, earphones, etc.

(Cell phone usage allowed only with special permission)

Participation = Speak, make eye contact. Do not sleep in

class. Show active engagement through body language.

Raise your hand. Ask & answer Qs. Discuss with classmates

as needed, etc.

Preparation = Read information on school loop. Be aware of

what is due and when. Take responsibility for making up work.

Be ready to start when bell rings (notebook out & open), etc.  

5%       

 

How to study for a quiz/test/final

  1. First, make the cheat sheet (put your name on it, it will be collected on test day).
  2. Study with the cheat sheet next to you always, so you can learn to use it BEFORE the test.
  3. Problems:
    • Redo the problems in the worksheets and previous quizzes without looking at the original.
    • Then, check answer.
    • Ask yourself/ others/teacher how to get the right answer if you didn't get it.
  4. Graphs/diagrams:
    • Redraw graph/diagram for each situation without looking at original.
    • Then, check to see if you got it right.
    • Make sure to understand the right answer; if it doesn't make sense clarify with a classmate/teacher/tutor...
  5. Come in during lunch and get help if something isn't clear.

Glacier Bay, Alaska 2016

Glacier Bay, Alaska 2016

Butchart Gardens, Victoria, British Columbia, 2016

Butchart Gardens, Victoria, British Columbia

Grizzly Falls, Skagway, Alaska 2016

Grizzly Falls, Skagway, Alaska 2016

Daughter's Graduation 2015

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American River, CA 2014

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Ollantaytambo, Peru (Cold Mountain water), 2013

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Sunrise over Huyana Pichu, 2013

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Machu Pichu, 2013

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Napali Coast, Kauai 2012

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