Calculus Honors


Course Description:
  This course focuses solely on derivatives and applications of derivatives.  The intent is to prepare students for first semester college calculus.

 

Course Topics:

Pre-Calculus Review

Limits

Differentiation
Applications of Differentiation
Integration
Applications of Integration

 

Textbook:  Calculus with Early Transcendentals by Stewart

 

Required Materials: textbook, three-ring binder and notebook paper, pencil.

 

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 

Final 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 correctly.  This must be done within the time period specified by the teacher, on the student’s time, and in the teacher’s classroom.