Algebra 1 Honors Model Binder

The Binder is a large component of the grade for Algebra 1 but is also an invaluable resource for success. Here is an outline of how the binder is to be organized and the rubric used to score it.

There are 2 sections to the binder but do not have to be separated by any dividers.
  • Handouts
  • Objectives and Do Now's

The handout section is to be in numerical order (number 1-the last assignment) and all behind the table of contents for the quarter.Binder Table of Contents - HONORS

Each quarter the binder will be stapled together in a packet and handed in to be graded with the following rubric:

Algebra 1 Binder Rubric

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Completion of CW/HW
All required handouts are complete.
Most required handouts are complete
Some required handouts are complete.
Few to no required handouts are complete.

Objectives/Do Nows
All objectives and Do Now’s are recorded and complete. (20 or more)
Most objectives and Do Now’s are recorded and complete.
(14-19)
Some objectives and Do Now’s are recorded and complete.
(8-13)
Few to no objectives and Do Now’s are recorded and complete.
(1-7)

Organization
All assignment and/or notes are kept in a logical or numerical sequence. ToC complete
One or two assignments and/or notes are not in a logical or numerical sequence. ToC complete
Three or Four assignments and/or notes are not in a logical or numerical sequence. ToC complete
More than four assignments and/or notes are not in a logical or numerical sequence. ToC incomplete

Neatness/Effort
Overall notebook is kept very neat and shows great care and effort.
Overall notebook is kept in a satisfactory condition and shows care and effort.
Overall notebook is kept in a below satisfactory condition and shows lack of care and effort.
Overall notebook is unkept and very disorganized and shows no care and effort.

*Reflective Content

(Worth Double!)
All assignments are composed of predominantly reflective content.
Most assignments are composed of predominantly reflective content.
Some assignments are composed of predominantly reflective content.
Few to no assignments are composed of reflective content.

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