Dorchester School District Two

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Dorchester District TwoSUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Algebra 2 CP Fall 2019-2020Teacher: Mrs. RomanickPhone Number:??843-873-6460???????????????????????????????????????? E-mail Address: jromanick@dorchester2.k12.sc.usRoom: 106?Course Description:Algebra 2?extends the study of foundational algebraic concepts, such as linear functions, equations and inequalities, quadratic functions, absolute value functions, and exponential functions, from previous mathematical knowledge and is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to solve problems using simple algebraic tools critically important for college and careers. All students are expected to apply mathematics in meaningful ways to solve problems that arise in the workplace, society, and everyday life through the process of modeling. Students entering this course should have successfully completed Algebra 1.Course Outline/Pacing:?Unit 1 – Linear Functions and SystemsUnit 4 – Rational Functions Unit 2 – Quadratic Functions and Equations Unit 5 – Rational Exponents and Radical FunctionsUnit 3 – Polynomial FunctionsUnit 6 – Exponential FunctionsCourse standards can be accessed at ed..Texts/Supplementary Instructional Materials:?Textbook and Workbook (provided)Scientific Calculator or Graphing Calculator(recommended) TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-84 or TI-84 Plus Binder with loose-leaf paper, dividers and pencilsAssessment Plan:?CategoryType of TaskWeighting or Total PointsClassworkFormative 20%Minor AssessmentsSummative30%Major AssessmentsSummative50%?Reassessment Policy:In order to reassess, you must make an appointment to speak with me during ILT/SLT to create an individualized reassessment plan. The plan may include but is not limited to: test corrections, extra practice, retest on the unit. Grading Procedures:??????? You can access grades through Power School. ?You will have tests, quizzes, homework, and activities throughout the quarter. In order to receive full credit for homework, you must write down the problem (if necessary), show your work, circle your answer, and turn it in on time. Report cards and progress/interim reports will be issued based upon the district calendar.? This course will have a cumulative midterm and final exam. District Grading Percentage and Work Quality:?GradeScaleDescription of WorkA90-100%Consistently demonstrates an exceptional level of quality and effort. Having all work in on time and completed to exceed expectations. Mastery in evaluating, synthesizing, and applying content principles. B80-89%Consistently demonstrates proficient knowledge with a good effort and quality of work. All assignments are complete and on time. Demonstrates the ability to evaluate, analyze, synthesize and apply content principles.C70-79%Demonstrates proficient knowledge and the ability to apply and analyze content principles. Work shows average effort. A few assignments may be missed or late. D60-69%Work shows minimal effort and some assignments are late. Demonstrates a basic understanding of recalling or comprehending content principles.FBelow 60%Understanding is below basic in relation to content principles. Work is of poor quality and does not meet standards or expectations. ?Classroom Policies and Expectations:Respect and be polite to others (Listen carefully. Do not interrupt the teacher or other students.) Respect the property of others (Put litter in trashcan. Return borrowed items. Do not write on desks, walls, etc.) Participate in class (Actively pay attention in class, complete work, no phone etc)Bring all needed materials to class every day (pencil, paper, assignments, books)Obey all school and district wide rules (e.g., dress code; absentee and tardy policy; etc.) Interventions and Opportunity for Extra Help:If you are struggling with any of the topics in class, it is imperative that you attend tutoring sessions during your individual learning time. Algebra 2 CPI agree that I have read the Course Syllabus and Classroom Procedures for Fall 2019.Student name __________________________________________________________________Student signature _______________________________________________________________Parent/Guardian name __________________________________________________________Parent/Guardian signature ______________________________________ Date_____________Parent/Guardian email __________________________________________________________Home Address _________________________________________________________________Home Phone ___________________________Parent Cell Phone _______________________Which method is best to contact a parent/guardian? (Circle One)EmailCell PhoneHome PhoneIf there are any concerns that I may need to know about the student please feel free to list them below or to call/email me. (For example: allergies, sight problems, etc.)__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ................
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