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Skills Algebra 2 Course Syllabus




Algebra 2 Concepts & Skills

Mrs. Annexstad


Description:           “Why do I have to take an algebra course?”  Well, algebra is one of the cornerstones of today’s technology boom.  Without algebra there would not exist a single TV, radio, telephone, microwave oven, or other gadget that makes modern life so comfortable and interesting.  Once you learn algebra, you will have the opportunity to help design and create the next generation of technology.  You will secure yourself a place in tomorrow’s workforce. 


                               Algebra II is designed to build on concepts that were learned in Algebra I.  The focus of Algebra II is quadratic equations.  Other focuses will include trigonometry and exponential functions. Algebra is the language of technology.  Topics covered in the course will included:  inequalities, functions, equations, graphing, polynomials and rational expressions.


Textbook:                Algebra 2, Concepts and Skills,  Larson, Boswell, Kanold, Stiff



Materials:                ~notebook {notes and homework}


                           ~pencil {All tests and quizzes must be done in pencil.}

                           ~scientific calculator {No extras available from Mrs. A.}


Grades:                    Grades will be determined by a combination of tests, quizzes and homework:

                           Tests = 50%,  Quizzes = 30%,  Homework = 20%


                           Final semester grade will be calculated:

                           Quarter 1 =  50%,  Quarter 2 = 50%


Homework is to be completed and ready to be handed in on the due date in order to receive full credit.  Points are deducted for late assignments.  In order to receive any credit on homework, it must be completed and turned in on or before the date given in class for that chapter’s assignments.  Tests and quizzes need to be completed in a timely manner upon your return to school in accordance with the St. Peter High School Handbook Policy.


Assistance:          I am available from  ~ 7:15 – 7:45 am

                                                              ~ 3:00 – 4:00 pm

                                                           ~ 2:15-3:00 Prep Period                                                                   Other arrangements can be made, one just needs to ask!!

           Seek help early; do not wait until the last minute!!