High Algebra 1
Number of Credits
Estimated Completion Time
M/J Mathematics – Grade 7 Accelerated or M/J Pre-Algebra – Grade 8
Algebra I is the foundation—the skills acquired in this course contain the basic knowledge needed for all future high school math courses. The material covered in this course is important, but everyone can do it. Everyone can have a good time solving the hundreds of real-world problems algebra can help answer. Course activities make the numbers, graphs, and equations more real. The content in this course is tied to real-world applications like sports, travel, business, and health.
This course is designed to give students the skills and strategies to solve all kinds of mathematical problems. Students will also acquire the confidence needed to handle everything high school math has in store for them. Algebra I emphasizes the importance of algebra in everyday life through hundreds of real-world examples. Assessments are designed to ensure that your understanding goes beyond rote memorization of steps and procedures. Upon successful course completion, you will have a strong foundation in Algebra I and will be prepared for other higher level math courses.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description of for this course:
Regular course description: https://www.cpalms.org/PreviewCourse/Preview/20363?isShowCurrent=false
Are you ready to take Algebra 1, but need more time to practice and learn Algebra 1 concepts at a slower pace throughout the week? If so, then Algebra 1-A may be right for you. You can get a full math credit if you take both segments. Check out the Algebra 1-A course description!
Honors course description: https://www.cpalms.org/PreviewCourse/Preview/20364?isShowCurrent=false
- Module 01: Algebra Basics
- Module 02: Linear Functions
- Module 03: Exponential Functions
- Module 04: Systems of Equations and Inequalities
- Module 05: Statistics
- Module 06: Polynomial Operations
- Module 07: Factoring and Graphing Polynomials
- Module 08: Quadratic Functions
Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, oral assessments, and discussions. This course will use the state-approved grading scale. Each course contains a mandatory final exam or culminating project that will be weighted at 20% of the student’s overall grade.***
***Proctored exams can be requested by FLVS at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. When taking the exam to assess a student’s integrity, the exam must be passed with at least a 59.5% in order to earn credit for the course.
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