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Homework Algebra

Tutoring Wednesday,Thursday2:45-3:45

Holt Online

Calendar Semester 2

Assignments Semester 2

Hw#1 p433 31-49 odd

Hw#2 p441-442 25-43 odd

Hw#3 p451 37-55 odd

Hw#4 p466-467 69-109 odd

Hw#5 p481 25-43 odd

Hw#6 p491 31-49 odd

Hw#7 Crossword/Wordsearch Ch 7,8

Hw#8 p500 25-43 odd

Hw#9 p509 33-51 odd

Hw#10 p518 15-33 odd

Hw#11 WB p67 7-15 odd p68 1-6 all WS 10-3,10-4

Hw#12 p530-533 5-31,39-47,61-69,81-89,97-123 odd p687-688 27-31,35-39 odd

Hw#13 Crossword/Wordsearch Ch 9

Hw#14 Worksheet 9-1,9-2

Hw#15 WB p56 1-10 all p57 1-12 all

Hw#16 WB p59 1-5 all

Hw#17 WB p60 1-23 odd

Hw#18 Worksheet 9.3-9.5

Hw#19 p602 25-29 odd

Xtra Credit p612-615 1-4,8-9,14-20,24-27,32-34,39-41,56-59,64-67

Standards Review this week! Apr 9-Apr 13

Hw#20 p623 1-21 all

Hw#21 p663 15-33 odd

Hw#22 p677 25-43 odd

Hw#23 Worksheet 10-7 10-8

Hw#24 p681 1-3 all WB p72 2,4

Hw#25 p688-689 41-49 odd 57-71 odd and #70

Hw#26 Worksheet 9-7,9-8

EOC Xtra Credit

Standard Practice for STAR







Algebra Standard Pracice Test










Dear Parent/ Guardian and Student:

Welcome! The following information is provided to help you understand what your student will be learning and what is expected of them in the coming year. Your student will receive a textbook and a workbook. They will be expected to bring the workbook to EVERY CLASS. During the school day I will provide your students with the instruction and learning tools that they will need to be successful in this course. However, time in the classroom is short and the district guidelines are demanding. Therefore, I am counting on your help as well, to assist your student be successful after school hours. Tutoring Wed/Thurs room 611 after school 2:45-3:45.

In order for your student to be successful in this course, the following requirements must be met daily:

Required Materials:

o Textbook & Workbook Algebra 1 by Holt

o Binder or notebook

o Standard lined notebook paper/graph paper

o Two sharpened No. 2 pencils/Mechanical Pencils

Recommended Materials:

o Texas Instruments’ Scientific calculator

o Graph paper

o Colored pencils


o Respect people, property and ideas

o Be on time to class

o In your seat when the bell rings

o Be prepared to learn

o Follow instructions

o Turn assignments in on time

o Work will be neat and legible

o Pass end-of-course exam (District Final) 70% or better

Semester 1 Content: Students will be covering all the material in Chapters 2.1– 7.4 in the Holt textbook, as outlined by the district. Additional items may be included during the semester to assist your student to better understand the course content.

Semester 2 Content: Chapters 7.6-11.2

Homework: Students will be given a Homework Quiz daily to ensure that the assigned work is being completed accurately and on time. Students may use their homework as notes for these quizzes. Students are still responsible for these materials even when absent.

Academic Grading Policy: Grades are assigned according to the total number of points a student has earned in each of the following areas:

o Home/Class work/Notes/ELP – 25%

o Daily Quizzes – 20%

o Unit Quizzes/ Exams – 40%

o End-of-Course Exam (District Final) – 15%

o Re-test except for Midterm or Final – Tutoring or revision of test must be done prior to any re-test. Re-test must be taken before next scheduled exam.

Citizenship Grading Policy: Tardiness, truants, attitude and behavior.

o No food

o No cell phones

o No music players (Ipods etc.)

o Bathroom passes - one every six weeks

If you have questions or would like to discuss your student’s progress, please feel free to contact me:

o School Phone 619-591-5000

o Mr. Zimmermann

o Email

o Set up an appointment through your student’s counselor.

o Visit the classroom with your student at a convenient time. Must check in with office.

If we can work together in monitoring your student’s efforts and progress I know this year will turn out to be one of the most academically rewarding they have encountered. If you have any questions at all about this course, the materials, the expectations, or your student’s progress, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Phil Zimmermann

Algebra Teacher

EOC Practice Test Sem 1

EOC Practice Test Sem 1 with Answers

EOC Practice Test Sem 2

Content Guide – Algebra 2 final exam 2011

10.0: Students add, subtract, multiply, and divide monomials and polynomials. Students solve multistep problems,
including word problems, by using these techniques.
Add polynomials, application question (1 question)
Operations with polynomials; multiply and add (1 question)
Subtract polynomials (1 question)
Multiply polynomials (3 questions)
Multiply polynomials, application problem (2 questions)
11.0: Students apply basic factoring techniques to second- and simple third-degree polynomials. These techniques
include finding a common factor for all terms in a polynomial, recognizing the difference of two squares, and
recognizing perfect squares of binomials.
Factor polynomials (5 questions)
12.0: Students simplify fractions with polynomials in the numerator and denominator by factoring both and
reducing them to the lowest terms.
Simplify rational expressions (4 questions)
13.0: Students add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions and functions. Students solve both
computationally and conceptually challenging problems by using these techniques.
Add rational expressions (1 question)
Subtract rational expressions (1 question)
Multiply rational expressions (1 question)
Divide rational expressions (1 question)
14.0: Students solve a quadratic equation by factoring or completing the square.
Solve quadratic equations (7 questions)
Solve quadratic equations, completing the square (2 questions)
15.0: Students apply algebraic techniques to solve rate problems, work problems, and percent mixture problems.
Solve a work problem (2 questions)
19.0: Students know the quadratic formula and are familiar with its proof by completing the square.
Know the quadratic formula and its proof by completing the square (2 questions)
20.0: Students use the quadratic formula to find the roots of a second-degree polynomial and to solve quadratic
Solve quadratic equations, quadratic formula (5 questions)
21.0: Students graph quadratic functions and know that their roots are the x-intercepts.
Sketch quadratic functions, find vertex (1 question)
Graph quadratic functions (6 questions)
22.0: Students use the quadratic formula or factoring techniques or both to determine whether the graph of a
quadratic function will intersect the x-axis in zero, one, or two points.
Sketch quadratic functions; use discriminant (2 questions)
23.0: Students apply quadratic equations to physical problems, such as the motion of an object under the force of
Solve quadratics, applications (2 questions)

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