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Algebra 1

Grades 7 - 12
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Course Schedule
Class Follows Upper Annual Schedule
Dates: 2024-08-13 to 2025-05-13
Tuition: $400 / Annual
Supplies: $75
Expectations and Homework
Students are expected to complete their assigned homework each week.
Please see Mrs. Smith if you have questions about your student joining this class.
Class Supplies Needed
3-ring notebook with lined paper and a scientific calculator (graphing calculator is required in Algebra 2).
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About the Course
Algebra 1

In this Algebra 1 course we will be using a curriculum designed and tested over the last 10+ years by many teachers, including Corry.  We will start the year with a pre-algebra review to ensure all students have the foundation skills needed before we dive into Algebra 1. 

The structure of the class will be as follows:

- Lessons taught in class with step by step notes and examples.  I will have all notes and examples loaded for parents and students to reference during the week, if needed. 

- Activities and 'diving deeper' into concepts will be a regular part of class.

- Warm up activities and homework will be sent home with students to complete and bring back to class the following week (warm up activities will be a type of 'spiral' review to ensure students don't 'loose' important skills).

- Short quizzes will help students prepare for unit tests. 

- Quizzes and Tests will be graded in class or by Mrs. Smith.  Homework will be graded at home by parent or student (this is parent choice, more information about this as we start class). 

- Tests will be completed at home, proctored by parents and graded by Mrs. Smith. 

- To help ensure students have all the resources they need during the week, students will have access to online video clips 

- Mrs. Smith is also available during the week to answer questions via email or text.

There is no physical "published" textbook to purchase, I will provide a notebook with all materials needed (materials cost of $75).  

Students will need a scientific calculator (graphing calculator will be needed in Algebra 2 & Geometry/Trig): Here are two options: https://a.co/d/hCcERGE  or https://a.co/d/g3kiO7I

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!  corrysmith426@gmail.com 


***Any sign ups July 1st and after will result in a higher cost for textbook materials.  I will be mailing materials to a printer that has a 4-6 week turn around, any sign ups after July 1st or any lost textbooks will require a greater fee - the fee will be determined at the time the material is ordered.***


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About Corry

My name is Mrs. Smith and I teach Algebra 1 & Geometry. I was born in Stockton, CA but raised in Phoenix, AZ. I graduated from Southwestern Christian School with a BS in Elementary Education, a Minor in Bible, and a Minor is teaching ELL students. I also have a MA in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, and certificates in Math Education. I have worked with all ages, from young child to adults in many different settings. I have worked in education for over 20 years. First as a teacher and then in administration and educational leadership. My husband and I homeschool our amazing 8 kids! Our youngest has been used as a testimony in ways we never dreamed possible! If you would like to read our story and learn more about our family you can here: https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jamessmith714

I love spending time with my family, reading, watching movies, and sometimes - just enjoying the moments of quiet!

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