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Algebra 2 Syllabus

Amy Malone

Textbook

Discovering Advanced Algebra, by Murdock, published by Key Curriculum Press

 

Tennessee State Curriculum Standards

University Schools Algebra 2 course is aligned to the Tennessee State Standards for Mathematics.  For more information on the state mathematics standards, visit

http://tennessee.gov/education/standards/math/algebra_II.pdf

 

Required Materials

 

  • 3-ring binder (1 -inch)
  • Loose-leaf paper
  • Graph paper
  • Pencils with erasers
  • 1 red pen
  • Color pencils to keep at home
  • Calculator (see below)
  • Textbook

 

Calculator

The TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required for all high school mathematics courses.  We will use calculators throughout this course for both in-class assignments/activities and homework.  The TI-84 Plus will be allowed on many assessments in this class, and it is approved for use on the ACT exam.  Students are expected to bring their calculator to class daily.  Please see me if you are unable to purchase the TI-84 Plus.  If you choose to use a graphing calculator other than the TI-84, it must be approved for use on the ACT exam and it will be your responsibility to learn the appropriate key strokes.

 

Final Grades

  • 1st semester grade
    • 1st quarter 40%
    • 2nd quarter 40%
    • Semester exam 20%
    • 2nd semester grade
      • 3rd quarter 30%
      • 4th quarter 30%
      • Semester exam 15%
      • End of course exam 25%
      • Final Grade
        • 1st semester 50%
        • 2nd semester 50%

Assignments and assessments will be assigned a point value.  Each quarter grade will be calculated by dividing the number of points earned by the total number of points possible.

 

Homework

Homework will be assigned regularly and will be checked at the beginning of class.  To receive credit for an assignment, ALL problems must be attempted with all processes shown.  Be prepared to demonstrate understanding of key concepts in a lesson check.

 

Math Lab

Students should schedule lab with Mrs. Malone at least one day in advance. 

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Tuesday Room 304 12:30
Thursday Room 305 12:30
Friday     Room 304 12:30
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