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**Instructor **

Tracey Paramore

**E-mail **

Algebra 1B covers the topics covered in the second semester of Algebra 1. These topics include: integers, solving equations, reasoning, probability, functions, graphs, and linear equations.

Students are required to bring the following EACH day:

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Writing Utensil – a pencil is preferred

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Textbook and/or worksheets

3-ring Notebook or Folder

Notebook Paper

Planner

Completed Assignment – with name and page number

All students are expected to be:

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Courteous and Respectful

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Prepared

On Time

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Ready to Learn

Unacceptable and chronic behaviors that interfere with the learning process will be addressed in the following manner:

Step 1: Reminder

Step 2: Conference

Step 3: Time spent with teacher before or after school

Step 4: Office Referral

Note: A step may be skipped depending on the severity of the behavior.

Students are expected to do the following:

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Abide by all class and school expectations

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Take notes and copy examples on the outlines provided

Ask for help as needed

Complete assignments on time – NO work will be accepted after the test is given

Get assignments missed when absent

Make this a GREAT year!

Grades are determined by total number of points. The points are given as follows, but are subject to change:

Tests: 100 points; a test will be given at the end of each chapter

Quizzes: points will vary; quizzes will be given without warning at various times

Homework: 10 points

*will only receive 50% if turned in late

**can be turn in up to the day of the test

Math Notebook: 2 points possible for each section of notes

Projects: 50-100 points

Extra Credit: there will be opportunity for extra credit throughout the year

USD 343 Grading Scale

A+ (100% & above)

A (93%-99%)

A- (90%-92%)

B+ (87%-89%)

C (73%-76%)

C- (70%-72%)

D+ (67%-69%)

D (63%-66%)

B (83%-86%)

B- (80%-82%)

C+ (77%-79%)

D- (60%-62%)

F (59% & below)

INC: Student has not completed all the given requirements at this time.

Assignments missed while absent will be recorded with the symbol “Ab” and not count toward their grade.

Students have a minimum of 2 days

*for each day absent *

to submit missed work for credit.

Should a student become ineligible they are guaranteed the opportunity in each class to raise their grade to become eligible in the following week.

The following chapters will be covered from the Glencoe Algebra Concepts and Applications textbook:

Fall Semester

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8.

Linear Equations

Powers and Roots

9.

Polynomials

Spring Semester

10. Factoring

11. Quadratic and Exponential Functions

14. Radical Expressions

I will be at the high school by 7:45 each morning. You can also make arrangements to see me during Seminar or after school.

Fire Drills: Exit the school through the South doors.

Storm Drills: Report to the Band Room via the Middle School gym.