**Algebra
II COURSE SYLLABUS� **

**�**

I.
__COURSE DESCRIPTION__

A. Length of
course: 18
weeks

B. Instructor:

C.
Textbook:
__Glencoe Algebra II__

II.
__EXPECTATIONS OF THE STUDENT__

A.
Follow
Mrs. Acuff�s classroom requirements and all CHS
policies

B.
Keep
a three ring notebook

1.
Loose-leaf
paper and three dividers. (Three tabs: Act bell ringers, class notes and
assignments and Quizzes)

2.
Neat
and labeled homework, notes and tests

3.
In
the front of the notebook you must have a pencil bag with your ID and plenty of
pencils and pens

C.
When
you return from being absent

1.
Copy
the notes you missed from someone in class

2.
Get
your assignments you missed from the assignment note book along with any papers

3.
Complete
all homework and turn in within a week

4.
Make-up
any missed Quizzes or tests during tutoring hours after or before school

5.
Sign
in the notebook under the TV to verify absences

D.
Keep
up with your grades and progress

1.
Record
all homework assignments and quizzes in your notebook

2.
Record
you grade in your notebook

3.
Your
current average will be posted using your school ID number along with all your
individual grades on a regular basis

4.
A
progress report will be sent home about every three weeks

III.
__COURSE OUTLINE__

A.�������
�Analyzing Equations and
Inequalities

B.
Graphing
Linear Relations and Functions

C.
Solving
Systems of Linear Equations and Inequities

D.
Using
Matrices

E.
Exploring
Quadratic Functions and Inequalities

F.
Exploring
Polynomials and Radical Expressions

G.
Investigating
probability

H.
Exploring
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

I.
Applications
of graphing calculators

J.
ACT
preparation

IV.
__CRITERIA FOR CREDIT__

A.
Work
is done on standard size notebook loose leaf paper. 8.5� X 11�

B.
__In
the top right hand corner__
the student first and last name, date, block and complete description of the
assignment, test or quiz.

C.
All
work is shown; each problem is labeled in numerical order and all answers are __highlighted__.

D.
Space
is left for each problem not completed so that it can be filled in later.

E.
Staples
are in the upper right hand corner with pages neatly stacked and in order.

F.
All
work is done down the page in a column, not across the page.

V.
__EVALUATION__

A. Daily grades will be complied from the
following evaluations:

1.
Homework
grades 5 to 20 pts each assignment

2.
Quizzes
about 15 to 40 pts each

3.
Notebook
Quizzes about 20 to 40 pts each

4.
Chapter
test
100 pts each

5.
These
grades will make up 85% of your average

B. Each grade will be given a point
value. To calculate the student�s daily average, the total points earned
will be divided by the total points possible.

C. Each quarter exam will be worth 15% of
the nine weeks average

VI.
__SUPPLIES NEEDED__

A. Three ring notebook

B. Lots of loose leaf paper

C. Pencil/pen holder with several writing
utensils

D. Two highlighters

E. Dividers

F. Scientific Calculator (TI-30 at least
preferred TI-83+)

VII.
__Requirements for Being a Member Of
Class__

A**. **Come
to Class Totally Prepared* *

1. Textbook

2. Notebook-highlighters, pencils, paper, homework

3. Calculator

B**. **Be on time

1. Before the bell rings go to the bathroom
and get your snacks. BE IN YOUR SEAT or taking care of team
responsibilities.

2. Complete ACT bell ringer or other
assignment on overhead.

C.** **Always contribute to the class atmosphere

1. Make sure all questions and comments are
about the topic management has for the class

2. Ask questions and share ideas and
comments with the class often

3. Help the classroom stay neat and clean

4. Remain seated until the bell rings

**
**D**. **Keep up
all your team responsibilities

1. All team jobs must be done correctly

2. Do them in the time they are scheduled to
be done

3. Pull your own weight.

E.** **Always give your best effort

1. Do your own work

2. No one should ever have another person�s
paper copying.

3. Test and quizzes must be done without
help from anyone or anything else.

4. Do what the teacher asks the first time.

*5. **Follow the school handbook*.** **Dress code is an
issue: no ripped pants, no nose rings,
no hoods or hats, no cleavage or mid drift showing. Hats and nose and tongue
rings will be taken up and returned 1 to 5 days later.

VIII. __CONSEQUENCES FOR NOT
FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS__

A. Warning

B. Detentions (15, 30, 45 minutes)

C. Parent Contact

D. Referral to Principal