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COURSE SYLLABUS FOR MATHEMATICS

WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM

 

SCHOOL: SOUTHERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL                                                               FIRST SEMESTER 16-17

TEACHER: MRS. SHENEKA LASSITER (DEANS)                                                            ROOM: 104

E-MAIL ADDRESS: SHENEKALASSITER@WCPS.ORG

COURSE: MATH 2 – STANDARD                                                                                    

TEXT @mrsslassi to 81010 or to 9198162130                                         PLANNING: 11:40 to 1:00                            

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Math I.

DESCRIPTION:   Math II continues a progression of the standards established in Math I, including expressions in the real number system, creating and reasoning with equations and inequalities, interpreting and building simple functions, expressing geometric properties and interpreting categorical and quantitative data. In addition to these standards, Math II includes:  polynomials, congruence and similarity of figures, trigonometry with triangles, modeling with geometry, probability, making inferences and justifying conclusions.

TEXTBOOK: Pearson Geometry, 2014. $100.00

 

Course

Outline:

Units

Teaching Time

I.Transformations

10 days

II. Quadratic Functions

20days

III.Square Root and Inverse Variation Functions

15 days

IV. Similarity and Congruence

12 days

V. Trigonometry (Solving Right Triangles)

13 days

VI. Probability

10 days

  STUDENT GRADE:           The final average for the each 9 weeks will be computed using the following formula:

 

Homework                                                        25%

Quizzes                                                            25%

Major Test Average                                          50%

 

                       

The final average for the semester will be computed using the following formula:

 

1st 9-weeks                                                       37.5%

2nd 9-weeks                                                      37.5%

Final Exam                                                       25%

 

Grading Scale:                        A   90 – 100

                                                B   80 – 89

                                                C   70 – 79

                                                D   60 – 69

                                                F   59 and below

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Three-ring Binder and 3 Dividers: Notes, Homework/Classwork, Quizzes/Tests
  • Pencils
  • Blue or Black Pens—no red/pink/ purple ink on assignments will be accepted
  • Loose Leaf Paper—or notebook paper with the rings torn off
  • Folders with pockets to keep returned papers organized.

 ************NEW BOARD POLICY IN EFFECT************

Any student missing 6 or more days from a class will NOT receive credit for the class. This is true regardless of the nature of the absence (unexcused or excused).

CLASS RULES:         

  • Come to class prepared.
  • Work quietly and remain in your seat, unless otherwise directed.
  • No sleeping, eating, or drinking in class.
  • Be in your seat and working when the bell rings.
  • Respect others and their property.
  • All Southern Wayne High School and Wayne County School System policies/rules are also in effect for this class

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES:     

  • Students may be asked to work together for certain assignments. At these times, students should talk quietly, work together, share materials and ideas, and stay on task.
  • The majority of the student’s work will be done independently. No form of communication or use of unauthorized resources during quizzes or tests will be tolerated.
  • Students are encouraged to ask questions and participate in discussions during class. Students should not interrupt, argue, or ignore any other person.
  • All work on homework, quizzes, or tests must be shown to receive credit. Answers only are not acceptable.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to find out what assignments were missing when absent and to get the missed notes.
  • Absences will not excuse a student from turning in previously assigned work on the day he/she returns to class.
  • Any student that has exceeded 6 unexcused absences and/or is failing a class (59 or below) will not be allowed to miss that class by leaving school during regular instruction for any school-sponsored function, academic (field trip) or athletics.
  • Students who have outstanding make-up work will receive a grade of “2” as a place holder until the work is made up. Once work is made up and submitted, the “2” will be replaced by the proper grade. Work not made up in 5 days will become a “0”.

 

DRESS CODE POLICIES

  • Shorts, skirts, dresses, or other clothing cannot be more than 3 inches above the top of the knee, including when leggings or tights are worn.
  • Shirts and tops should be long enough to cover the midriff when sitting or standing.
  • Shirts, tops, and dresses must be buttoned high enough to cover the chest and the back of the body cannot be exposed.
  • No sagging pants allowed and pants cannot be worn with the waistband below the hipbone. Underwear cannot be visible at any time. No see-through or mesh clothing that will reveal the body or will reveal underwear.
  • Oversize clothing or too-tight clothing such as yoga pants, tights, leggings, spandex bicycle/biker shorts, etc. will not be allowed.(Exception: yoga pants, tights, leggings may only be worn under skirt or dress if the skirt or dress is no more than 3 inches above the top of the knee, as stated in rule #1 above,
  • No headwear (hats, caps, hoods, kerchiefs, curlers, sweatbands, etc.) or sunglasses can be worn inside school buildings. No bandannas.

 

EXTRA HELP:

 

Students can make arrangements with me to work Monday through Thursday on an individual basis.

A website is available: www.pearsonsuccessnet.com-- where you can find some access to algebra 1 and 2 and geometry books, additional videos and extra assignments to help you succeed. We also have access to tutorials at pearsonsuccessnet.com
 
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