Algebra 1B Syllabus

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Algebra 1B – Syllabus

Instructor

Tracey Paramore

E-mail

[email protected]

Course Description:

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.

Requirements:

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

Behavior Plan:

All students are expected to be:

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Courteous and Respectful

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Prepared

On Time

4.

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.

Student Responsibility:

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!

Student Evaluation:

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

Grading Scale:

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.

Course Outline:

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

Fall Semester

7.

8.

Linear Equations

Powers and Roots

9.

Polynomials

Spring Semester

10. Factoring

11. Quadratic and Exponential Functions

14. Radical Expressions

Contact Hours:

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 and Storm Drills:

Fire Drills: Exit the school through the South doors.

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

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