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Lardi High School Algebra 1 Syllabus Name – Rm B-13 email Materials: 1) A notebook to keep notes in. 2) Lose leaf paper for Warm-Ups and Homework. 3) Pencil or Pen (Black or Blue) You will need these three materials each day in class, there may be other materials needed as the year goes a long and I will tell you what they will be when the time comes. Book: Holt, Algebra 1 Grading: Assignments including both homework and classwork will account for 30% of the grade. Tests and quizzes will account for 70%. Course grades will be based on the following scale: A B C D F Course Content: Absences: 90% - 100% 80% - 89% 70% - 79% 60% - 69% 0% - 59% Semester 1 Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Semester 2 Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Letter grades of “D” or “F” are not considered passing grades. Therefore, students receiving a “D” or “F” will need to repeat the course. 1 2 3 5 6 – – – – – Foundations of Algebra - Lessons 1-7 Equations – Lessons 1-5, 7 Inequalities – Lessons 1-7 Linear Functions – Lessons 1-3, 5-7 Systems – Lessons 1-4, 6, 7 7 – Exponents & Polynomials – Lessons 1-9 8 – Factoring Polynomials – Lessons 1-6 9 – Quadratic Functions & Equations – Lessons 1-8 10 – Rational Functions & Equations – Lessons 3-7 11 – Radical Functions & Equations – Lessons 1-5 Students have one day for each day of excused absence in which to make up missed work. Late work will receive half credit and will only be accepted up to one week late. Students have one week to make up missed quizzes and tests for an excused absence on the day of the test. Unless prior arrangements have been made, make up tests will not be given during class time. Students must make up tests/quizzes during lunch or afterschool. Extra Credit: Extra credit will NOT be given in a last attempt to raise a student’s grade. Ways to earn bonus points on regular basis will be announced in class.