Pre-AP Algebra II w/Trig Syllabus

Pre-AP Algebra II with Trigonometry Syllabus

Mrs. Evans

Leslie_evans@ecboe.org

 

 

Course Description: Algebra II with trigonometry is a course designed to extend students’ knowledge of algebra I with additional algebraic and trigonometric content. Mastery of the content standards for this course is necessary for student success in higher-level mathematics. The use of appropriate technology is encouraged for numerical and graphical investigations that enhance analytical comprehension.

 

Prerequisites: Algebra I and Geometry

 

Textbook: Algebra II Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

Textbook Website: connected.mcgraw-hill.com

 

Materials Needed:

  • An organized math notebook for notes, assignments, and graded work
  • Pencil, colored pencils, highlighters
  • Graphing Calculator (I recommend the TI-84 Plus, TI-84 Plus C Silver, or TI-84 Plus CE)
  • Graph paper

 

Classroom Policies:

  • Be on time and prepared to learn. Your timeliness affects you and your classmates. You are expected to be in class and ready to learn when the bell rings. You should have a sharpened pencil, an organized notebook, and your text book every day.
  • Seek help when needed. If you are having trouble with material, please seek help. Ask your classmates, set up an appointment before or after school with me, attend tutoring sessions in the Library during Panther Period, and/or utilize resources on the internet. Khan academy is a great resource and it’s free (https://www.khanacademy.org/) and don’t forgot to look at You-Tube videos.   
  • Always show your work. The process of working through a problem is just as important as the final result. All work must be shown to receive full credit.
  • Make-up and turn in missed assignments.  You are responsible for all notes and assignments missed when absent. Assignments are posted daily on the calendar in my room. For each day missed,  3 days will be given to make-up and turn in the work.  Any work missed due to an unexcused absence will result in a grade of 0.
  • Late work. Late work is accepted, but only for half-credit, and as long as it is turned in while working on the same unit. Once we've moved on to the next unit, late work will not be accepted. 
  • Cell phone use. Cell phone use is prohibited in class unless its use is relevant to the curriculum and content. Until given permission, you are to keep devices put away out of my sight and yours. Cell phones brought into the classroom must be silenced and placed in the cell phone holder hanging on the classroom wall until the end of period. If you are caught using a cell phone without permission, the following disciplinary actions will be taken. First Offense: The cell phone will be taken up and kept until the end of the period. Second Offense: The cell phone will be taken up and kept until the end of the day. Third Offense: The cell phone will be taken up and turned in to an administrator.  
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the classroom, with the exception of water.
  • We do not have free days.   Our class time is valuable and we have a lot to learn.  So please don’t ask if we are doing something, the answer will always be yes.
  • Respect yourself, others, and classroom property.

 

Grading Procedures:

               A student’s grade in the course is determined by four individual nine weeks grades and the final exam

                             

Course Average = (1st Nine weeks + 2nd Nine weeks +3rd Nine weeks+ 4th Nine weeks) X .90 + (final exam) X .10

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The course average for a student exempt from the final exam will be determined by averaging the four Nine week grades. Students with an 88 average or higher may exempt the final exam. Students with averages less than 88 but at least 75 must meet the Etowah County’s exam exemption policy.

Students who are eligible to exempt but choose to take the exam will not have their grade lowered in the event they do not perform well on the exam


Each Nine week grade will be a combination of the following:

               Warm ups/Class work activities/Pop quizzes (10-25 points, randomly collected)

Unit Quizzes (50 points)

               Unit Tests (100 points)

               Notebook Tests (100 points per Notebook check)

               Unit Projects (50-100 points)

 


 Course Topics to be studied:       

  • Linear Functions and Special Functions
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Polynomial Functions
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Rational and Radical Functions
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Trigonometric Graphs and Identities
  • Matrix Operations
  • Conic Sections
  • Statistics, Probability, and Data Analysis

 

Click the link below to find the Alabama Course of Study for Algebra II with Trigonometry:

               Algebra II with Trig Alabama Course of Study 

 

 

 

              

 

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