Personal Finance

Environment for Success in Personal Finance Class


Required Materials:             

3-ring notebook with 5 dividers

Pencil and paper

 Recommend a TI-30IIXS Calculator


Notebook:                              A 3-ring notebook will be required for this class.  Notes will be given on each day that a new lesson is presented.  Tabbed dividers will be required for each of the following sections:  

1.     Notes
2.    Assignments
4.    Handouts
Surveys, Brochures, and Projects


Homework:    Daily assignments are to be completed by the following day.  When doing your homework, students will answer the question in complete sentences and entire homework will be done.  Students will receive no credit on assignment if not complete.  If homework is late ( within the chapter), only 50% credit will be given.


Testing:          You will have two opportunities to succeed in a unit.  To test, review sheet must be done.  If a second test is needed, students must have their correctives completed to be allowed a second test.


Projects:         When assigned a project, the project will be turned in on time.  If late, the project will lose 10% for every day it is late.  All projects must be typed not unless stated otherwise.


Classroom Guidelines

  1. You will be seated at your desk ready to learn when the tardy bell rings.
  2. You will show respect to others and material in the classroom.
  3. No hats will be worn in the classroom.




  1. Work missed due to absences is made up within 2 days for every day of being absent.
  2. Categories that make up your grade are:

Tests                            60%
Homework                   10%
Projects                       10%
Final Exams                20%

  1. Quarter and semester grades are based on the following scale:

(90 to 100) = 1

(80 to 90)   = 2

(70 to 80)   = 3

(60 to 70)   = 4



I will be available from 7:25-7:55 A.M. and 2:40 –3:20 P.M. in our classroom to assist any students in need of extra help.