• Algebra 2: 2009/2016 Course Syllabus

First Six Weeks

Lesson

• Properties/ Real numbers
• Solving Equations/Inequalities
• Relations/Functions (define with functional notation) - AII.7a
• Inverse Functions/Composition - AII.7jh
• Abs Val. Functions (domain, range, increasing, decreasing, end behavior, continuity) – AII.6ab, AII.7a-i
• Abs Val. Equations/Ineq. – AII.3a
• *All equations and functions represented algebraically and graphically.
• Review and Test

Estimated time = 11 days

• Review prop of exponents
• Simplifying Radical Expressions - AII.1b
• Multip and Div. Radicals – AII.1b
• Binomial Radical Exp. – AII.1b
• Rational Exponents – AII.1b
• Graphing Radicals – AII.6ab, AII.7a-i
• Complex Numb./Rev Prop. – AII.2
• Review and Test    Benchmark

Estimated time = 12 day

• Factoring Quadratics – AII.1c 3 days
• Quadratic Eq. by factoring – AII.3b 1 day
• Quadratic Eq. by graphing - AII.3b 1 day
• Solve Quadratics by Completing the Square – AII.3b
• Total Time for GP 1 = 30 days

Second Six Weeks

Lesson

• The Quadratic Formula (derived from completing the square) – AII.3b
• Quadratic Transformations using vertex form  – AII.6ab, AII.7a-i
• Higher degree Polynomial Functions - AII.6ab, AII.7a- i
• Linear Factors/Zeros – AII.8
• Finding all zeros of polynomials - AII.8
• Review and Test Days

Estimated Time = 14 days

CORNERSTONE TASK -- AII.1, AII.4, AII.5, AII.8 -- Complete within this window of time.

Estimated Time = 11 days

CORNERSTONE TASK -- AII.1, AII.4 -- Complete within this window of time.

• Exponential/Logarithmic Functions with characteristics and inverse – AII.6ab, AII.7a-i. AII.7j
• Test
• Review and Benchmark Test

Estimated Time = 7 days

• Arithmetic Sequences/Series – AII.5
• Geometric Sequences – AII.5

Total Time for GP 2 = 30 days

Third Six Weeks

Lesson

• Geometric Series (including summation notation) – AII.5
• Review and Test

Estimated Time = 6 days

• Scatterplots - AII.9
• Permutation and Comb. – AII.12
• Mean and Standard Deviation
• Normal Distribution and Z-scores
• 68-95-99.7 Rule - AII.11ab
• Normal Curve Probabilities (Area) - AII.11c
• Review and Test
• Review and Benchmark

Estimated Time = 12 days

Total Time for GP 3 = 15 days

Leaves 15 days for

SOL, Exam Review and Remediation

Algebra 2 Standards of Learning

Algebra 2 Curriculum Framework

SOL Released Tests

AFDA

AFDA Standards of Learning

Algebra 2 Curriculum Framework

Test Blueprint