**Advanced Algebra**

Text: Larson Algebra 2, Holt McDougal

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Text: Larson Algebra 2, Holt McDougal

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Major Topics: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences, Statistical Plots, Standard Deviation, Linear & Quadratic Regressions, Systems of Linear Equations, Matrices, Functions, Transformations, Exponential & Logs, Quadratics & Conics, Trigonometry, and Probability.

Equipment needed: Graphing calculator (TI-83+ or TI-84), pencil, paper, note book. (Curriculum assumes graphing calculator is used and is required for the class) Use of Technology is a requirement of the State Standards. Rentals are available, if a calculator purchase is a monetary hardship.

Cell phone and Chromebook calculators will not be permitted in class, since they are not permitted on any standardized testing due to their internet capabilities. Phones may not be in sight at any time during the hour. In order to limit distractions to learning, Devices and headphones may not be out, unless the student has been instructed by the teacher to use them. Students' devices will taken away as per school policy.

Evaluation: 60% Tests 30% Quizzes 10% Notes, Participation, Preparation, Refection

Grading Scale: A=100%-92%, A- =91%-90%

B+=89%-88%, B= 87%-82%, B- = 81%-80%

C+=79%-78%, C= 77%-72%, C- = 71%-70%

D+=69%-68%, D= 67%-62%, D- = 61%-60%

Grading expectations:

* Students are expected to do quality work. This means: Each problem shows or describes the procedure that was used to get the answer. Students will self-assess their work using a rubric. Each test and quiz question will be assess using this same rubric.

* Students are expected to participate during class by asking and answering questions, as well as taking notes. Students will self-assess their class participation, note taking, and preparation (Quarterly) using a rubric. Students will be expected to turn in their evidence of practice/homework at the end of each chapter, which will be recorded but not graded.

* During the last few minute of class, Students will record short reflections in their daily data journal about what they understand well and what concepts or questions they need help or further practice.

* After each quiz or test, Students must complete the reflection on their progress in their Data Journal. Student will reflect on how well they met the learning objectives. Students will develop a plan for improvement for meeting learning objectives. This may include getting tutored and correcting their understanding, along with retaking the assessment. It may also include changing their preparation strategies.

Available Help Times: Before and After School

Be responsible - See your teacher for help with any questions you have.