Pre Algera/Algebra I Syllabus

Class:               Pre Algebra & Algebra I
Time:                8:00-8:56 a.m.
Instructor:         Mrs. Skinner
Work:               (541)586-2213
Home:               (541)586-2894
Prep:                 3rd Period
Pre Algebra:
Pre Algebra is a course designed to introduce students to algebraic terms prior to entering Algebra I. Multiple ways of solving problems using various simple functions, equations, and techniques will be presented.
Algebra I:
This course builds and expands on concepts learned in Pre-Algebra. Students will build a better understanding of multi variable equations. Algebraic and graphing methods will be used to solve complex problems.
  • Notebook
  • Pencil (Only work done in pencil will be accepted)
  • Calculator (Scientific or graphing preferred)


            Homework will be assigned daily with the following expectations:
·        Must be done in pencil
·        Assignment will be due the following day at beginning of class period. If not in at beginning of class period it will be considered late.
  One Day late:        25% automatically deducted            
  Two Days late:      50% automatically deducted
No credit for assignment will be given after two days.
(If no credit is received for two or more assignments due to it being late then parent will be notified and a conference may be called.)
·        Make up all work missed due to absences
Students have 1 school day for each day absent to turn in missed assignments. It is the student’s responsibility to get missed assignments and complete in a timely manner.
Exams will be given at the end of each chapter unless otherwise stated by the instructor. Also, random pop quizzes will be given to test knowledge and understanding.
Grading for this course will be on a total-point basis. Points will be issued for classroom participation, homework, quizzes, and exams.
Grading Scale
A              90%-100%
B             80%-89.9%
C             70%-79.9%
D             60%-69.9%
F              Below 60%
There will also be + or – assigned to the above grading scale.
Classroom Rules:
  • Show respect for others and their property
  • Show respect for school property
  • Come to class prepared
  • Absolutely no music or electronic devices allowed in classroom
  • Remain seated in assigned seat for entire class period
  • Must abide by all student handbook rules
  • No Food or Drink (Except water in a clear bottle)
There will be zero tolerance for classroom misbehavior and disruption.
Failure to follow these rules will result in consequences explained in the parent/student handbook.