# Algebra II Mrs. Markwart

**2012-2013 2nd hour conference **

**Room J-82 jmarkwart@lapeerschools.org**

**Course description: **Algebra II is a college preparatory course which contains content in the following areas: linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, problem solving, quadratic equations and inequalities, factoring, quadratic formula, complex numbers, coordinate geometry, linear systems, functions, and linear and quadratic systems.

**Course Content:**

**Semester A** **Semester B **

Equations and Inequalities Quadratic Functions

Linear Equations and Functions Polynomials and Polynomial Functions

Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities Powers, Roots, and Radicals

Quadratic Functions

Semester C

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Rational Equations and Functions

Quadratic Relations and Conic Sections

**Evaluation criteria: **A student’s marking period grade will be determined as follows: 30% Assignments

30% Quiz

40% Tests

**Grading Scale:** 100-93% A 69-67% D+

92-90% A- 66-63% D

89-87% B+ 62-60% D-

86-83% B Below 60% F

82-80% B-

79-77% C+

76-73% C

72-70% C-

**Semester grade composition: **Each trimester will count as 80% of the semester grade. The exam will count as 20% of the semester grade.

**Late Assignments: **There is no penalty for late/missing assignments; however, late work must be completed after school in the classroom with a math teacher.

**Make-up work:** The school policy for excused absences will be followed. When a student misses a day of school they have one day to make the work up. It will be the responsibility of the student to collect missed work. If a student collects their work in advance of an absence then it should be completed upon return to school.

**Test/Quiz Retakes: **Retakes are allowed once all homework related to the assessment is completed. The student will earn the better of the two scores.

**Extra Credit:** No extra credit assignments will be given.

**Resources:** Algebra II Textbook, www.classzone.com, Powerschool, teacher website