Algebra II

High School Algebra II Curriculum at Horizon Online School


At Horizon Online School, our High School Algebra II curriculum is designed for 11th-grade students, building on the foundations laid in Algebra I and Geometry. This curriculum covers essential topics such as equations and inequalities, functions, trigonometry, statistics, probability, exponents, logarithms, and mathematical modeling. Explore valuable insights on teaching Algebra II, learning objectives, and reasons to choose Horizon Online School.

How to Teach Algebra II

Teaching Algebra II effectively involves strategic planning and support. Here are steps to ensure success:

  1. Follow Curriculum Sequence:
    • Adhere to the sequence of the Algebra II curriculum for a logical progression of topics.
  2. Create a Supportive Environment:
    • Encourage students to establish a conducive learning environment with a well-planned schedule.
  3. Address Knowledge Gaps:
    • Identify and address any knowledge or skill gaps from previous learning before introducing new topics.
  4. Memorization Strategies:
    • Help students develop effective strategies for memorizing equations, studying processes, and checking answers.
  5. Acknowledge 11th Grade Challenges:
    • Understand the challenges of 11th grade, considering the academic, social, and transitional aspects.
  6. Diverse Presentation Methods:
    • Vary information presentation using text, videos, and demonstrations, especially for complex topics.
  7. Flexibility for Mastery:
    • Provide flexibility and time for students to revisit material, utilize additional resources, and redo assignments for mastery.
  8. Celebrate Achievements:
    • Notice and celebrate students’ accomplishments in the course to boost motivation.
  9. Connect with Homeschooling Community:
    • Reach out to other homeschoolers for advice, resources, and support.

Learning Objectives for Algebra II

Algebra II in 11th grade focuses on specific learning objectives. Sample goals include:

  1. Evaluate sums, differences, products, and quotients of functions.
  2. Use the discriminant to determine roots of a quadratic equation.
  3. Graph rational functions with vertical or horizontal asymptotes.
  4. Write radical inequalities for problem modeling.
  5. Solve logarithmic expressions by conversion.
  6. Compare trigonometric values for angles.
  7. Analyze function rule transformations.

Why Choose Horizon Online School’s Algebra II Curriculum

Horizon Online School’s Algebra II curriculum stands out for its comprehensive approach and flexibility. Families opt for our program for various reasons:

Full Curriculum Features

  • Over 300 activities across 9 chapters.
  • Embedded practice standards and habits of mind.
  • Interactive activities with charts, diagrams, and simulations.
  • Real-world applications for meaningful learning.
  • Access to student guides, calculators, and statistics tables.
  • Student Note-taking Guide for support.
  • Lesson revisiting and quiz/test retakes.
  • Parent access to planning and recordkeeping tools.

Supplemental Learning Benefits

  • Guiding lesson questions for inquiry and big ideas.
  • Rich graphics, animations, and simulations for visualization.
  • Flexible use as a summer course or afterschool supplement.
  • Exploration through simulations for visual understanding.
  • Student guides for a smooth start.
  • Availability 24/7 with no contracts.

Additional 11th Grade Homeschool Resources

Explore other resources for a comprehensive 11th-grade homeschool experience:

  • 11th Grade Curriculum Overview
  • Math Curriculum for Eleventh Grade
  • Language Arts Curriculum for Eleventh Grade
  • Science Curriculum for Eleventh Grade
  • Social Studies Curriculum for Eleventh Grade
  • How to Homeschool Eleventh Grade
  • 11th Grade Scope & Sequence
  • 11th Grade Lesson Plans

Join Horizon Online School to provide your 11th-grade student with a dynamic and effective Algebra II learning experience.

The live classroom sessions are scheduled to commence in the first week of September 2024