Algebra 1

Algebra 1 Syllabus 2017-2018

Millington Central High School

Mr.  James Edwards, Room M 108

(901) 873-8100



Welcome to class!


General Information

Text:  Algebra 1 , McGraw-Hill

Materials Needed:  Notebook, paper, and pencils



3rd 9 weeks.

Chapter 4  Graphing linear equations in slope-intercept form (y = mx + b)

Chapter 5  Solving inequalities 

Chapter 6  Slope of a Line and Slope-intercept Form, Systems of Equations


Class Rules:

  1. Be polite and respectful to others
  2. Be in assignment seat and ready to work when the bell rings
  3. Be prepared and ready to learn when you enter the classroom
  4. Follow all Millington High School Rules and Shelby County School Rules


Grading Scale                                        Grades

A:  100-93                                                      Test: 50%

B.  92-85                                                        Classwork: 20%

C:  84-75                                                        Quizzes:  20%

D:  74-70                                                        Homework: 10%

F: below                                             


Tests:  Chapter assessments will be graded on completion, accuracy, and proper form.


Classwork:  Includes in-class assignments, bell –work, and participation.  Classwork will be grades on accuracy and / or completion and proper form.  Classwork must be completed during the given class time for full credit.  A grade of zero will given for any assignments not attempted.


Quizzes:  Weekly quizzes, pop quizzes, and vocabulary quizzes may be given and will be graded on completion, accuracy, and proper form.


Make-up:  Make-up work must be completed in a timely manner and in accordance with school board policy.  Test and quizzes can be rescheduled, if a day or new material is missed (not if a review day is missed).



Tutoring: Monday –Friday 2:15 -3:15

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