Mrs McLaughlin/Mrs Calandra
2111 Algebra I (Level 2) 5.0 Credits Grades 9-12 This course is the first in a sequence of math courses designed to enable students to make sense of problems using abstract and quantitative reasoning. Additionally, this course develops a broad understanding of the structure of elementary algebra and the manipulative skills necessary for applications. The topics included in this course are operations on real numbers, solving multi- step equations, graphing relations and linear functions, solving systems of equations and inequalities, properties of exponents, and an introduction to polynomial functions. An emphasis is placed on developing reasoning and problem solving skills. Prerequisite: B+ average in Grade 8 Introduction to Algebra or completion of Grade 8 Algebra 1 or instructor approval.
Welcome to Algebra! I am really happy to welcome you to our class. Our goal this year will be to become proficient in algebra so that you can successfully move forward in mathematics. We will also work to develop analyzing, synthesizing and reasoning skills so that you become a more confident problem solver. We will meet everyday with this focus in mind. I look forward to a productive and successful year.