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Syllabus

2018-2019

Course / Content Area:  Pre-Algebra, Algebra I and II Syllabus

Description: This course fits into an overall program of mathematics studies with a rigorous academic core by extending what students have learned in the introductory Pre - Algebra/Geometry course as well as introducing more advanced topics. These advanced topics include understanding our number system, solving, graphing, and writing linear equations and inequalities, linear  systems, exponents, quadratics, polynomials, and factoring.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:

Topics covered throughout the year will include review and study of:

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Daily Schedule:

25 minutes - Lesson

Tues/Thurs; ALEKS program

Mon/Wed; Planning/Preparing/Learning about future project or doing the project

Fri; quiz, review

10-15 minutes - Wrap Up; journal, independent work, math games



Calendar of Topics and Projects

Relationship Between Quantities & Expressions - August

Reasoning with Linear Equations & Inequalities - September

Modeling & Analyzing Quadratic Functions - October

Modeling & Analyzing Exponential Functions - November

Comparing & Contrasting Functions - November

Describing Data - December

Sequences as Function - December

Cumulative Exam - January

 

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

General Rules:

 

Grading Policies:

When students are absent, they are expected to make up all work they missed within 5 class days of their return to school.

 

A+

97 - 100

B+

87 - 89.9

C+

77 – 79.9

D+

67 – 69.9

F

0 – 59.9

A

93 - 96.9

B

83 – 86.9

C

73 – 76.9

D

63 – 66.9

   

A-

90 - 92.9

B-

80 – 82.9

C-

70 – 72.9

D-

60 – 62.9