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## PRINCIPLES OF ALGEBRA 2

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**PRINCIPLES OF ALGEBRA 2**Dina Mccaskey and traci MAJOR**Contact information**• Traci Major • majortl@svsd.net • 724-452-6042 • X2204 • Dina McCaskey • mccaskeydl@svsd.net • 724-452-6042 • x2221**School wires**• Go to SVSD • Select Intermediate High School • Click on Teacher Websites • Click on McCaskey, D. OR Major, T.**Co-teaching**• Instruction is provided equally to all students • Additional support is available upon request • Guided notes and homework assignments • Study guides • Formula Sheets • One-on-one tutoring during class time • Small group instruction • Tests read in another classroom • Individual accommodations if necessary**Principles of algebra 2 Course topics**• Basic Algebra 1 Review • Linear Equations and Graphs • Inequalities and Graphs • Absolute Value Equations and Graphs • Quadratic Equations and Graphs • Polynomials and Polynomial Functions • Radical Functions and Rational Exponents • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions • Rational Functions**grades**• The Seneca Valley grading scale will be used to calculate letter grades. • A: 90 – 100 • B: 80 – 89 • C: 70 – 79 • D: 60– 69 • F: 59 and below**Grades**• Nine Weeks grades are composed as follows: • 15% of grade Quarterly Exam • 85% of grade Tests, Quizzes , Homework ,Projects • Final grade is composed as follows: • 90% of grade Nine Weeks Grades (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th) • 5% of grade Midterm Exam (Average of 1st and 2nd quarter exam scores) • 5% of grade Final Exam (Average of 3rd and 4th quarter exam scores)**While you were out…**• Planned absence (field trip, athletic event, vacation, etc…) • See teachers in advance for work that will be missed • Make up work is due upon return • Unplanned absence • Upon returning, check calendar and shelves in tutoring center • See teachers with any questions about missed work • Make up quizzes and tests as soon as possible • Attend math tutoring for extra review of missed class work**Math tutoring**• During School: • Periods 1-8 in Room 102 • Students should ask their math teacher for a pass to attend • After School: • Tuesdays and Thursdays in IHS Library until 4:45 p.m. bus • No pass is required to attend • In our classroom 228: • Tutoring Center in the back of the classroom • Extra help provided by the teachers**HOW TO BE A GOOD LEARNER?**• Good attendance • Take notes during direct instruction by following the teacher’s lead • Use teacher-provided guided notes to study from • Ask questions during class time • Spend quality time on homework assignments • Help others that are struggling around you • Visit the tutoring center in Room 228 • CHALLENGE YOURSELF!