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Algebra I Course Syllabus

Algebra I

Course Syllabus

Mrs. Tammy Feese

Adair County High School

tammy.feese@adair.kyschools.us

270-384-2751


 

Course Objectives

Algebra I is a course designed for all students and is required by the state of Kentucky for high school graduation.  The content of this class will be aligned with the Academic Standards of Mathematics adopted by the state of Kentucky.  Students will be expected to be proficient at the following units of study by the end of this course: linear equations and inequalities in one variable, scatterplots, functions, arithmetic and geometric sequences, systems of equations, radical expressions, polynomials, factoring and quadratic functions.


 

Course Requirements

  • Participate in class.  

  • All work should be completed in a timely manner and at a level that demonstrates proficiency.

  • Always do your best.

  • Come to class prepared and on time.  Always bring paper, pencil, assignment, etc.

  • Respectful behavior is always expected!  Any misconduct will be dealt with according to the ACHS handbook.

  • Follow the Adair County High School Expectations:

    • Be respectful to all administrators, teachers, and staff.

    • Adhere to the dress code.

    • Be on time to class and be prepared for learning.

    • Treat all peers with respect.

    • Always show Indian pride.

                     

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Supplies

Notebook, binder or folder for notes and assignments.

Pencils

4 AAA batteries (for graphing calculators)

Note:  Graphing calculators are available for use during class.  Each student will be assigned a calculator. If it is damaged, the student may be assessed the cost of repair or replacement.  Students may opt to purchase their own graphing calculator. An inexpensive scientific calculator may also be useful for completing work outside of class.

 

Grades

Grades will reflect the level of understanding of the learning targets for this course.  Learning targets can be found on my teacher web page at www.adair.kyschools.us .  Students will also be given learning targets that each lesson addresses daily.  

The 9-weeks grade will be based on the following.

    Tests        70%

    Quizzes    30%

    

The final course grade will be determined by counting each 9-weeks grade 20% and the End of Course Exam will count 20%.  The End of Course Exam will cover the content from the entire year and all students are required to take the exam.

 

Attendance

Good attendance is essential in this class.  However, if you have an excused absence, you are responsible for getting the work you missed and it must be completed within two school days.  Work missed due to an unexcused absence will result in a grade of zero for the assignment(s).

 

Students are expected to remain in class the entire class period.  Restroom breaks and other business should be taken care of between classes.

 

Remind Text Messaging

If you would like to use the Remind app to  receive text reminders about upcoming tests and other news regarding this class,  you may sign up by texting ________________ to 81010.

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