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Algebra 1B (Corey Head) 8/8/2016
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Algebra 1B

Text:  Holt- Algebra 1B Teacher: Head Room:A123

 

Algebra 1B is the second of a two part course that when completed will fulfill the students algebra requirement for graduation.  Factoring and solving equations are a major part of the course.  Radical expressions, rational expressions, and applying formulas to find perimeter, are, volume, circumference, distance, midpoint, and slope are studied in many contexts.  Problem solving is integrated into all topics of Algebra 1B

 

CLASSROOM RULES

  1. Bring all working materials and text book to class everyday.

  2. Be prepared for class everyday.

  3. Participate in discussions and do written work when assigned

  4. A scientific calculator is recommended.

DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES

Students are to be respectful of other students, other student’s possessions and the teacher.  Discipline will vary with the severity of actions according to the STUDENT CODE of CONDUCT .  Repeated disruption will result in an administrative discipline referral.

GRADING POLICY

Daily grades will consist of class work, homework, journals, and daily checks which will constitute 35% of each nine weeks grade.  Test grades will consist of chapter tests and quizzes.  Tests will typically be given weekly and along with the notebook test (150 pts) will constitute 65% of each nine weeks grade.  Other grades may be given on additional assignments such as projects and challenge problems, as time allows.  Students will also have a cumulative semester exam that will count as 20% of the overall average.

ATTENDANCE

Students are expected to be present for all class meetings.  Parents/guardians must provide the school within three school days of each absence a written explanation of the reason for each absence. If such written explanation is not provided within this three day period, the absence will be coded unexcused.  Students are permitted to make up work, tests and other assignments when absent for excused reasons. .  It is the responsibility of the student to get make up work.  Students that have an excused absence on the day of test will have their next test count double to make up for the excused absence.  Any student having an unexcused absence will not receive credit and not allowed to make up assignments missed during unexcused absences.  

Helpful Hints

All notes and examples will be posted on google classroom everyday.  Your child will be given a classroom code to use google classroom.  Academic Advantage will be offered every Tuesday and Wednesday for students needing extra help.  Math Lab will be available Monday through Friday from 7:00-7:30 am, and Monday, Thursday and Friday from 3:00-3:30 pm.  This is for students needing specific questions or help.


Syllabus Algebra 1A (Corey Head) 8/8/2016
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Algebra 1A

Text:  Holt  Algebra 1A        Teacher: Head Room:A123

 

Algebra 1A is the first of a two part course that when completed will fulfill the students algebra requirement for graduation.  Simplifying expressions and solving equations are a major part of the course.  Function concepts, graphing linear equations, and applying formulas to find perimeter, are, volume, circumference, distance, midpoint, and slope are studied in many contexts.  Problem solving is integrated into all topics of Algebra 1A

CLASSROOM RULES

  1. Bring all working materials and text book to class everyday.

  2. Be prepared for class everyday.

  3. Participate in discussions and do written work when assigned

  4. A scientific calculator is recommended.

DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES

Students are to be respectful of other students, other student’s possessions and the teacher.  Discipline will vary with the severity of actions according to the STUDENT CODE of CONDUCT .  Repeated disruption will result in an administrative discipline referral.

GRADING POLICY

Daily grades will consist of class work, homework, journals, and daily checks which will constitute 35% of each nine weeks grade.  Test grades will consist of chapter tests and quizzes.  Tests will typically be given weekly and along with the notebook test (150 pts) will constitute 65% of each nine weeks grade.  Other grades may be given on additional assignments such as projects and challenge problems, as time allows.  Students will also have a cumulative semester exam that will count as 20% of the overall average.

 

ATTENDANCE

Students are expected to be present for all class meetings.  Parents/guardians must provide the school within three school days of each absence a written explanation of the reason for each absence. If such written explanation is not provided within this three day period, the absence will be coded unexcused.  Students are permitted to make up work, tests and other assignments when absent for excused reasons.   It is the responsibility of the student to get make up work.  Students that have an excused absence on the day of test will have their next test count double to make up for the excused absence.  Any student having an unexcused absence will not receive credit and not allowed to make up assignments missed during unexcused absences.  

Helpful Hints

All notes and examples will be posted on google classroom everyday.  Your child will be given a classroom code to use google classroom.  Academic Advantage will be offered every Tuesday and Wednesday for students needing extra help.  Math Lab will be available Monday through Friday from 7:00-7:30 am, and Monday, Thursday and Friday from 3:00-3:30 pm.  This is for students needing specific questions or help.





 
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