PreCalculus, v2HS COURSE SYLLABUS 0.5 Carnegie UnitÂ 

Instructor Information: 

Stephen Adams
Email: sadams@calhoun.k12.ms.us I have been a University of Mississippi HS mathematics instructor since 2011. I teach Algebra II, Trigonometry and PreCalculus. In addition to teaching online, I am a full time math teacher at Bruce High School in Bruce, MS. 

Contact Information: 

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Course Description 

The main objective of this course is to cover those skills necessary for success in calculus. This entails discussing topics such as sequences, series, functions, and higher order polynomials. This course will also 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: Precalculus by Pearson Prentice Hall. Other Materials Needed:
It is the student's responsibility to order his or her textbook. Online textbook retailers such as Amazon.com, ABEbooks.com, or Half.com usually provide used textbooks at economical prices. You must make sure you are ordering the exact book required in this syllabus. 

Course Objectives: 

Objectives include (but are not limited to):


Course Outline:  
This course consists of 6 instructional modules (or lessons).  
Units

LESSON  Reading Assignments  Due for Grades



Lesson A1 
Review online presentation  
2 
Chapter 2 
Chapter 2, online presentations  Chapter homework 

2 
Chapter 2 Test 
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before continuing  Chapter test 

3 
Chapter 3 
Chapter 3, online presentations  Chapter homework 

3 
Chapter 3 Test 
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before continuing  Chapter test 

4 
Chapter 4 
Chapter 4, online presentations  Chapter homework 

4 
Chapter 4 Test 
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before continuing  Chapter test 

Midterm 
Proctored midterm exam covering chapters 24  Exam 

10 
Chapter 10 
Chapter 10, online presentations  Chapter homework 

10 
Chapter 10 Test 
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before continuing  Chapter test 

11 
Chapter 11 
Chapter 11, online presentations  Chapter homework 

11 
Chapter 11 Test 
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before continuing  Chapter test 

13 
Chapter 13 
Chapter 13, online presentations  Chapter homework 

13 
Chapter 13 Test 
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before continuing  Chapter test 

Final Assignment  Final Homework Assignment  Final Homework Assignment  
Final 
Proctored exam covering all chapters  Exam 

Grading: 

GRADING SCALE 93  100% = A GRADING INFORMATION: The grading format is as follows: The grading in this course is comprised of three elements: Chapter tests = 60% Practice Problems Tests Midterm Exam Final Exam 