Algebra 2 CP



Course Description:  Algebra II is the continuing study of algebra with emphasis on understanding functions (quadratic, exponential, absolute value, radical and rational), real and complex numbers, systems of equations, word problems, and matrices.


Course Topics:
Data and Linear Representations
Numbers and Functions
Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
Matrices
Quadratic Functions
Exponential Functions
Rational Functions
Radical Functions
Conic Sections


Textbook:
  McGraw Hill/Glencoe Algebra 2


Required Materials:
 Students will need a three-ring binder, notebook paper, and pencil for the course.  Materials provided for students are textbook, workbooks, graph paper, graphing calculator, and appropriate manipulatives.


Grading Procedure:
Tests – 40% of nine weeks grade
Quizzes – 30% of nine weeks grade
Class Work and Participation – 20% of nine weeks grade
Homework – 10% of nine weeks grade
Midterm Exam – 10% of first nine weeks grade
Exam – 20% of final grade

Homework Policy: Homework will be checked and scored based on completion.


Test Correction Policy:
 After a test is graded, a student may improve his/her score by correcting problems that were missed.  The student will be awarded half of the points missed for each problem when it is completely corrected.  This must be done within the time period specified by the teacher, on the student’s time, and in the teacher’s classroom.


Attendance and Grades:
 Attendance and grades may be viewed at any time using the Parent Portal.