HS Algebra 2HS COURSE SYLLABUS 1.0 Carnegie UnitÂ 

Instructor Information: 

Instructor:Mr. Stephen Adams 

Contact Information: 

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Course Description 

The main objective of this course is to serve an extension of Algebra 1 with a variety of topics explored in greater depth. This course will provide opportunities for students to become mathematical problem solvers, to gain confidence in their ability to use mathematics, to learn to communicate and reason mathematically, to generalize when appropriate, and to make mathematical connections. 

Textbook Information: 

Required Textbook: Algebra 2 by Glencoe, McGrawHill. ISBN:0078656095 Other Required Materials:
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Course Objectives: 

Click this Course Standards link for a full list of the standards covered in this course. 

Course Outline:  
This course consists of 5 units and a total of 14 lessons.  
Unit

LESSON  Reading Assignments  Due for Grades



1 
FirstDegree Equations and Inequalities: Solving Equations and Inequalities 
Chapter 1 & PowerPoint  
1 
FirstDegree Equations and Inequalities: Linear Relations and Functions 
Chapter 2 & PowerPoint  
1 
FirstDegree Equations and Inequalities: Systems of Equations and Inequalities 
Chapter 3 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
1 
FirstDegree Equations and Inequalities: Matrices 
Chapter 4 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
Exam 1  Unit 1 (Chapters 14)  Proctored Test  
2 
Polynomial and Radical Equations and Inequalities: Polynomials 
Chapter 5 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
2 
Polynomial and Radical Equations and Inequalities: Quadratic Functions and Inequalities 
Chapter 6 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
2 
Polynomial and Radical Equations and Inequalities: Polynomial Functions  Chapter 7 & PowerPoint  
Exam 2  Unit 2 (Chapters 57)  Proctored Test  
3 
Advanced Functions and Relations: Conic Sections 
Chapter 8 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
3 
Advanced Functions and Relations: Rational Expressions and Equations  Chapter 9 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
3 
Advanced Functions and Relations: Exponential and Logarithmic Relations 
Chapter 10 & PowerPoint  
Exam 3  Unit 3 (Chapters 810)  Proctored Test  
4 
Discrete Mathematics: Sequences and Series  Chapter 11 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations 

4 
Discrete Mathematics: Probability and Statistics  Chapter 12 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
Exam 4  Unit 4  Proctored Test  
5  Trigonometry: Trigonometric Functions  Chapter 13 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations  
5  Trigonometry: Trigonometric Graphs and Identities  Chapter 14 & PowerPoint  Calculator Investigations


Exam 5  Proctored Test 

Final Exam  Proctored Test  
Grading: 

GRADING SCALE 93  100% = A GRADING INFORMATION: The grading format is as follows: Calculator Investigations 20% 