[354] Algebra 1  Instructor: Francis Pease 
Grades: 7th to 12th  Room: C140 
Year: 2019  Time: 11:00 AM 
Class Size: 5 to 10  Prerequisites: Algebra 1 diagnostic test prior to start of course(to determine if this course is appropriate for your child, or if another math course is more suitable ) 
Tuition: $50.00 per 4Class Session  Duration: 1 hour 
Student Provided Materials: Pencils(mechanical/wood) ; lined paper;calculator(or app on computer); 

One Time Cost (to teacher) $20.00  Cost Description: Printing handouts for class and homework 
Homework: 3540 minutes 4 days per week; 4 packets of homework will be assigned at each Tuesday class meeting. Homework packets are due via email to teacher at 9 p.m.(Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon). Monday night Skype session, if needed for homework review. Student must also complete "Mastery Exercise"(take home test) after each 4week module. 
Skills: Complete homework assignments and email to teacher on schedule; work independently in classroom, when teacher is helping other students 
Class Description: Full Algebra 1 curriculum based on "Big Ideas Math Algebra 1": 1: Solving Linear Equations 2: Solving Linear Inequalities 3: Graphing Linear Functions 4: Writing Linear Functions 5: Solving Systems of Linear Equations 6: Exponential Functions and Sequences 7: Polynomial Equations and Factoring 8: Graphing Quadratic Functions 9: Solving Quadratic Equations 10: Radical Functions and Equations 11: Data Analysis and Displays Occasional exercises using Desmos and Geogebra (free Internet math software) Occasional math puzzle to stimulate logical thinking 