**ALGEBRA I**

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: None

Algebra I continues the study of algebraic concepts including operations with real numbers and polynomials; relations and functions; creation, graphing, and application of linear functions and relations; and an introduction to non-linear functions. Appropriate technology, from manipulatives to calculators and application software, will be used regularly for instruction and assessment.

**Algebra 1 Syllabus**

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**ALGEBRA I GS**

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: None

Algebra I GS introduces the study of algebraic concepts including operations with real numbers and polynomials; relations and functions; creation, graphing, and application of linear functions and relations; and an introduction to non-linear functions. Appropriate technology, from manipulatives to calculators and application software, will be used regularly for instruction and assessment. Algebra I GS prepares students to continue the study of algebraic concepts in the Algebra 2 Prep course.

**Algebra 1 GS Syllabus**

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**ALGEBRA 2 CP**

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra I and Geometry

Algebra 2 CP includes the study of absolute value inequalities, factoring of polynomials, radicals, lines, linear inequalities, complex numbers, solving quadratic equations and inequalities, functions, inverse functions and compositions, variation, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear equations, matrix operations, inversion, determinants, and conic section basics. Study includes both math theory and real-life application of concepts. Appropriate technology, including calculators and application software, is used regularly for instruction and assessment.

**Algebra 2 CP Syllabus**

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**ALGEBRA 2 Honors**

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra I and Geometry

Algebra 2 Honors includes the study of absolute value inequalities, factoring of polynomials, radicals, lines, linear inequalities, complex numbers, solving quadratic equations and inequalities, functions, inverse functions and compositions, variation, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear equations, matrix operations, inversion, determinants, and conic section basics. Study includes both math theory and real-life application of concepts. Appropriate technology, including calculators and application software, is used regularly for instruction and assessment.

Students complete additional concepts beyond the College Preparatory standards. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and a weighted grade point average.

**Algebra 2 Honors Syllabus**

**FOUNDATIONS OF ALGEBRA**

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: None

Foundations of Algebra introduces algebraic concepts and prepares students for high level math. It includes study of variables and expressions, algebraic properties, like terms, integer operations, fraction operations, decimals, number line analysis, solving equations, ratios & proportions, percents, and application of formulas. Study includes both math theory and real-life application of concepts. Appropriate technology, including calculators and application software, is used regularly for instruction and assessment.

**Foundations of Algebra Syllabus**

**GEOMETRY CP**

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra I

Geometry includes the study of geometric element definitions, inductive and deductive reasoning, Venn diagrams, angles, parallel lines, polygons, similarity, triangles, trigonometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, special right triangles, circles, polygon area, surface area and volume of spheres, cylinders, cones, prisms and pyramids, distance calculation, transformations and proofs. Appropriate technology, including calculators and application software, is used regularly for instruction and assessment.

**Geometry Syllabus**

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**GEOMETRY HONORS**

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra I

Geometry includes the study of geometric element definitions, inductive and deductive reasoning, Venn diagrams, angles, parallel lines, polygons, similarity, triangles, trigonometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, special right triangles, circles, polygon area, surface area and volume of spheres, cylinders, cones, prisms and pyramids, distance calculation, transformations and proofs. Appropriate technology, including calculators and application software, is used regularly for instruction and assessment.

Students complete additional concepts beyond the College Preparatory standards including a concentration on proofs. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and a weighted grade point average.

**Geometry Honors Syllabus**

**PRACTICAL MATH**

Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5 or 1.0

Prerequisite: None

This course explores how numbers are used in our daily lives. Emphasis is on monetary values including figuring out paycheck deductions, working with interest rates, and setting up a budget.

**Practical Math Syllabus**

**PRECALCULUS HONORS (2nd semester of TRIGONOMETRY/PRECALCULUS HONORS)**

Grade: 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, 0.5 credit Trigonometry

Students wishing to take 0.5 credit of Precalculus will be scheduled for 2nd semester of Trigonometry/Precalculus. Precalculus Honors, as its name indicates, is designed to prepare you for Calculus. Topics include understanding functions from symbolic, tabular, and graphical perspectives, transformations and function composition, polynomial functions, rational polynomial functions, trigonometry, and conic sections. In addition to content mastery, the course goals are to further develop students’ problem-solving and critical thinking skills. The difficulty level of the material increases significantly throughout the course. Students should be prepared to be challenged and work hard.

Students complete additional concepts beyond the College Preparatory standards. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and a weighted grade point average.

**Pre-Calculus Honors Syllabus**

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**PROBABILITY & STATISTICS**

Grade level: 9,10, 11, 12

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 1

Probability, Statistics, and Data Analysis is a course in which students learn the fundamental principles of probability and statistics and apply these principles to data analysis. Students are expected to install and utilize free computer software for manipulating data.

**Probability & Statistics Syllabus**

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**TRIGONOMETRY HONORS (1st semester of TRIGONOMETRY/PRECALCULUS HONORS)**

Grade: 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry

Students wishing to take 0.5 credit of Trigonometry will be scheduled for 1st semester of Trigonometry/Precalculus. The Trigonometry Honors course is designed for the students who will continue to Precalculus Honors or for the college-bound student. Trigonometric Honors topics include graphing, analyzing, and applying the six trigonometric functions. Scientific calculators and/or graphing calculators are integrated throughout the course.

Students complete additional concepts beyond the College Preparatory standards. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and a weighted grade point average.

**Trigonometry Honors Syllabus**

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**TRIGONOMETRY/ PRECALCULUS HONORS**

Grade: 11, 12

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry

The Trigonometry/ Precalculus Honors course is designed for the college-bound student. Trigonometric topics include graphing, analyzing, and applying the six trigonometric functions. Scientific calculators and/or graphing calculators are integrated throughout the course. The Precalculus section, as its name indicates, is designed to prepare you for Calculus. Topics include understanding functions from symbolic, tabular, and graphical perspectives, transformations and function composition, polynomial functions, rational polynomial functions, trigonometry, and conic sections. In addition to content mastery, the course goals are to further develop students’ problem solving and critical thinking skills. The difficulty level of the material increases significantly throughout the course. Students should be prepared to be challenged and work hard.

Students complete additional concepts beyond the College Preparatory standards. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and a weighted grade point average.

**Trigonometry – Pre-Calculus Honors Syllabus**