¨ Students will bring a writing instrument to class each day. When you come into class please get out your homework, a calculator, and a textbook, when needed.
¨ All students will be in their assigned seats when the bell rings. If not, you will be marked late. Students will remain in a seat the entire class period.
¨ All students must remain quiet and in a seat during classroom instruction.
¨ Only one student is allowed to be out of the classroom at a time. Mrs. Anderson must sign your planner.
¨ All students will respect Mrs. Anderson, fellow students, the classroom and school materials at all times. No inappropriate language or behavior will be tolerated. If discipline becomes a problem, it will be taken care of according to the district policies. The District Bullying Policy will apply in this classroom.
¨ Cheating will absolutely not be tolerated. Refer to the Student Handbook for more information.
¨ Cell phones must remain off and out of sight during class.
¨ A student will be considered tardy if not in the classroom and in your seat when the bell rings. Three tardies are the equivalent of a ½ hour detention. Refer to the tardiness policy in the student handbook.
¨ A class cut is equivalent of 2 hours of detention.
¨ For excused absences, the student is required to complete all missed work, including class notes. Extra copies of missed material will be location in the classroom. Talk to Mrs. Anderson to schedule a time for a make-up exam.
Homework and Make-up Work
¨ All homework assignments missed due to absence must be turned in when you return (depending on days absent) or a zero will be given.
¨ Homework is graded on completion, and is worth 3 points per assignment. All graded homework assignments will be announced prior to the turn in date.
¨ Late homework is not accepted.
¨ Any student caught with another student’s paper will receive a zero on the homework assignment, as well as the other student. This is considered cheating!
¨ The School District Homework Policy will apply:
1st Incident: Forgiveness
2nd Incident: Verbal Warning
3rd Incident: 1/2 hour detention
4th Incident: 1 hour of detention plus parent contact
5th Incident: 2 hours of detention plus meeting with principal
6th Incident: 1 Saturday suspension plus loss of privileges
7th Incident: 2 Saturday suspensions plus loss of privileges
Please ask Mrs. Anderson to schedule a time for extra help.
¨ This is a weighted course.
¨ 85% of your grade will be based on tests and quizzes.
¨ 15% of your grade will be based on homework, in-class work, activities and projects.Curriculum
Semester 1- 1st and 2nd Nine Weeks
· Chapter 1- Tools of Algebra
· Chapter 2 – Functions, Equations and Graphs
· Chapter 3 – Linear Systems
· Chapter 5 – Quadratic Equations
Semester 2- 3rd and 4th Nine Weeks
· Finish Chapter 5 – Quadratic Equations
· Chapter 12- Probability and Statistics
· Chapter 7 – Radical Functions
· Chapter 6 – Polynomial Equations
· Chapter 8 – Exponential & Logarithmic Functions (As time permits, covered in PreCalculus)