SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP MIDDLE SCHOOL Mr. Nick Wanyo

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SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP MIDDLE SCHOOL
Mr. Nick Wanyo
2014-2015
Course Title: Algebra Connections
Objectives: This course is a challenging algebra curriculum that provides the opportunity for all
students to meet or exceed expected state and local standards.
Course Content: The following list of topics will be covered this year:
1.
Problem Solving
7.
Linear Relationships
2.
Variables and Proportions
8.
Quadratics
3.
Graphs and Equations
9.
Inequalities
4.
Multiple Representations
10. Simplifying and Solving
5.
Multiplication and Proportions
11. Functions and Relations
6.
Systems of Equations
12. Algebraic Extensions
Requirements: The student will be expected to come to class prepared on a daily basis. This
includes:
A. 2-inch, 3-ring Binder
a. Graph Paper Spiral Notebook
b. Algebra Connections Textbook
c. Math Journal
d. Pencil Pouch
B. Pencil and Eraser
C. Scientific Calculator. (A graphing calculator [TI-84] would be beneficial.)
D. A positive attitude and willingness to try!
Evaluation: Successful quarterly grades will require a 60% or better average in each of the
components listed below. Students must also complete any mandatory
requirements of the course.
a. 45% Tests
b. 15% TAPS (team assisted problem solving)
c. 20% Quizzes
d. 10% Classwork
e. 10% Homework
Textbooks: Algebra Connections
Website: www.cpm.org
(Follow links for homework help and other support)
Contact Information: email: [email protected]
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