Algebra

Mathematics Course Descriptions


NEISD No. 2313

Course: ALGEBRA I
Credit: 1.0
Typical Grade Placement: 9
Prerequisites: Math 8 or Pre-Algebra

Course Description: This course is the foundation for high school mathematics courses. It is the bridge from the concrete to the abstract study of mathematics. Topics include simplifying expressions, evaluating and solving equations and inequalities, and graphing linear and quadratic functions and relations. Real world applications are presented within the course content and a function's approach is emphasized.


NEISD No. 7018

Course: PREP
Credit: 1.0 (Local Credit)
Grade Placement: 9
Prerequisites: Students who were unsuccessful on eighth grade math TAAS or who scored below 80% in eighth grade math will be required to take this course.

Course Description: This course is designed to assist students to successfully complete Algebra I and the math portion of the TAAS. Students will prepare for the math portion of TAAS given in the tenth grade and will be assisted in successfully completing Algebra I. Objectives for the math TAAS will be taught using a variety of methods. Students who were unsuccessful on the eighth grade math section of TAAS or who have not passed eighth grade math with an 80 or better average will be required to take this course in place of Study Skills which is required of all non-athlete freshmen.


NEISD No. 2323

Course: ALGEBRA II
Credit: 1.0
Grade Placement: 10-11
Prerequisites: Geometry or Algebra I and Teacher Recommendation

Course Description: This course extends the topics first seen in Algebra I and provides advanced skills in algebraic operations. Additionally, linear and quadratic functions and relations, conic sections, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphing, and sequences and series will be explored.


NEISD No. 2324

Course: ALGEBRA II - HONORS
Credit: 1.0
Typical Grade Placement: 10-11
Prerequisites: Geometry Honors and Teacher Recommendation

Course Description: This course extends and deepens the topics of the regular course.


NEISD No. 2325

Course: ALGEBRA II GIFTED/TALENTED
Credit: 1.0
Typical Grade Placement: 9
Prerequisites: Geometry GT and admission to district's GT program

Course Description: This course extends and deepens the topics of the honors course. Problem solving and higher-order thinking skills are required as well as qualification on the district Gifted Math matrix.


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