## Pre Algera/Algebra I Syllabus

**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: 3

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__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.

__Materials:__- Notebook
- Pencil (Only work done in pencil will be accepted)
- Calculator (Scientific or graphing preferred)

__Homework:__

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/Quizzes:__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:__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.