Lexington Senior High School

Math Syllabus

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School year!

Teacher: Mr. Watie

Room: 34, Freshman Academy Planning: 2:00 – 3:30 (4th Period)

Phone: (336) 242- 1574 (Office) Email:

Course Description

Mathematics I is one of the high school graduation requirements in North Carolina. Mathematics I students are expected to master equations and inequalities, linear and exponential functions, systems of equations, polynomials and quadratics, basic geometry, and basic statistics


  1. Come to class every day on time.

  2. Bring school materials every day.

  3. Complete all the assigned work.

  4. Pass all major exams/tests.

Materials Needed Daily


Three-ring binder OR

spiral composition notebook


Colored Pencils

  1. Classroom Policies and Rules

  1. Respect yourself, others and school property.

  2. STRICTLY NO cell phones, music player, food/drink, and sleeping.

  3. Be ready to work when the bell rings.  This means that your pencil should be sharpened, your homework out, and you are beginning to work on the warm up activity.

Make-Up Procedures

After an absence, it is YOUR responsibility to contact your teacher as soon as possible for any missing assignments. You have 5 days to make up work.

Grading Policy

Unit Test 50%

Quizzes 25%

Homework and Classwork  25%

After taking an exam, students that receive a grade lower than a 80% will have an opportunity to redo the problems that they missed on a seaparate sheet of paper and resubmit the work to get half of the points missed on the test back. Students MUST SHOW WORK on the test corrections in order to receive the full credit for the test corrections.

Extra Credit

Extra credit assignments will be given upon the instructor’s discretion. However there will be opportunities for extra credit throughout the duration of the course. Students can also turn their cell phones into the instructor the BEGINNING of class. This will be worth two extra credit points a day.

Math I Curriculum

Equations & Inequalities                                                                      Linear Functions and Relations

Exponential Functions                                                                          Systems of Equations

Factoring Polynomials & Quadratics                                                Geometry



Students will have an opportunity to receive tutoring every Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm after school. If the student needs to ride the late bus, late bus passes will be provided. However, students must have a way of transportation from school if they are staying after school for tutoring.

If there are any questions please feel free to contact me.