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Applied Algebra 1 Syllabus

Applied Algebra 1 Syllabus

Mrs. Shelley Alexander

Plan: 4th Hour (10:19—11:08) ∞ Room 116 ∞

Course Description:

Applied Algebra 1 is a course meant to reinforce operations on real numbers and build more abstract mathematical thinking and representation.  Students learn how to perform operations with variables, solve and graph equations, and represent situations as functions. We will be using Google Classroom to communicate learning activities.

Materials needed for this class every day:

  • Charged school-issued computer
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Notebook
  • Student Handbook
  • White board marker


Classroom Rules:

  1. Come to class PREPARED
  2. Turn off and PUT AWAY your PHONE
  3. Bring only WATER with a LID


Assignments are 20% of the overall grade.  Assignments are anything that is not a quiz or a test.   Assignments may be graded for completion and/or accuracy.

Assessments are 80% of the overall grade.  Assessments include quizzes and tests.  These are graded for accuracy.  Quizzes may be retaken up to a week after the first attempt.  The two quizzes will be averaged for the final score.  One test per quarter may be retaken.  The higher of the two scores with be kept.

Additional Help:  Get help quickly when you need it!  Do not wait for the quiz or test!

Come see me during Advisory if possible.  I am also often available from 7:30—8:00am and 3:10—4:00pm.  Stop in my classroom.  If you tell me in advance, I can set up a specific time to meet with you.