**Intermediate Algebra**

Text: Larson Algebra 1, Holt McDougal

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Major Topics: Functions, Properties & Number Sense, Linear Equations, Linear Regression

Text: Larson Algebra 1, Holt McDougal

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Proportionality, Solving Equations & Inequalities, Systems of Equations and

Inequalities, Exponents and Exponentials, Transformations, Probability, Data

Analysis, Direct & Inverse Variation

Equipment needed: pencil, notebook, folder, graphing calculator (TI-83 or TI-84)

Evaluation: 40% Tests, 20% Quizzes, 30% Summative Assessments,

10% Self-Assessment/Data Journal

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 assessed 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 and note taking, 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.

* After each assessment, Students must record their progress in their data journal. Student will also document and reflect on how they prepared in order to meet the learning objectives and set goals and create plans for improvement. This may include getting tutored and correcting their understanding, along with retaking the assessment. It may also include changing their preparation strategies.

* Quarterly, Students must complete their self assessment sheet in Google Classroom. Students will reflect on how well they met the learning objectives using rubrics to evaluate their performance on classroom participation, note-taking and preparation.

* Cell phone and Chromebook/I-pad 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.

Available Help Times: Before and After School

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