**Topics Overview**

__Algebra 1__Patterns and Representations

Proportional Reasoning and Percents

Solving Linear Equations

Linear Functions and Inequalities

Writing and Graphing Linear Equations

Systems of Equations and Inequalities

Quadratic Functions

Properties of Exponents

__Grading:__The grade is based on a combination of classwork, homework, quizzes, tests, and projects. In the case of class work and homework, credit is given for effort as well as mastery.