12/11 - 12/15

Mon: Adding & Subtracting Polynomials

*Finish Foldable #1

*Complete Foldable #2 - this is homework due Thurs if you don't finish!

HW due Thurs: Adding & Subtracting Polynomials wkst - write out each problem, show ALL work

Tues: Multiplying Polynomials Notes

Multiplying Polynomials Activity

Wed: OSU Basketball Game Field Trip

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Multiplying Polynomials & FOIL

*Notes, Discuss Foldables & Wkst due today

HW due Mon: Add, Subtract, Multiply Polynomials Wkst

12/04 - 12/08

Mon: Review

HW: Study!!!

Tues: Final Exponents Assessment (no retakes)

Wed: Intro to Polynomials

HW: Finish notes from slide 3 linked below

*If you are absent, here are the instructions for watching the two videos and the slides you need to complete: instructions

*video 1

*video 2

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): 9.1 Polynomial Notes and one foldable

Download the Algebra 1 book into iBooks please. To access the instructions and textbook link, please follow the instructions on the LPMS website. You will need to scroll down until you see "How to download the Algebra 1 Textbook for Ms. Swenson's class: sites.google.com/a/corvallis.k12.or.us/linus-pauling-middle-school/home/1-world-ipads

HW due MONDAY: Complete the Intro to Polynomials Foldable (green paper)

11/27 - 12/01

Mon: Exp Decay wkst

Tues: Go over wkst, Exp Decay problem solving

HW: Study for your quiz

Wed: Exp Growth & Decay Quiz

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Exponential Chairs and Jeopardy

HW: Study for your final assessment

*Exp Growth and Decay Final Assessment (no retakes) on Tuesday!!!!

11/20 - 11/24

Mon: Go over Exp Growth wkst, Exponential Decay notes, Exp Growth Exit Ticket

Tues: Rabbits vs Zombies activity & exit ticket

Wed - Thurs: No school -- Have a lovely Thanksgiving!

11/13 - 11/17

*If you are leaving early for Thanksgiving, please come see me for your make-up work.

Mon: Desmos Activity

Class codes:

1st per = RAWRA and P55DT

2nd per = VKBXR and 2HPBS

3rd per = HGUTF and T5QBY

Tues: Turn in Exponent Quiz retake packets, Exponential Growth notes

HW: Study for the Scientific Notation Quiz

Wed: Scientific Notation Quiz, Exponent Retakes

HW due

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Exponential Growth Problem Solving -- complete in groups of 1 - 3, show ALL work in your graphing spiral

11/06 - 11/10

Mon: Scientific Notation Task Cards - I have this printed for you if your are absent today

*Discuss notes from Thurs/Fri, new Pinnacle link, go over weekly schedule

Tues: Finish Scientific Notation Notes

HW due Thurs: 8.4 wkst (2 - 24 even, 25 - 31 all)

Wed: Start Exponential Growth notes

Thurs: Tripod Survey on your iPad, go over 8.4 hw, Continue Exp Growth notes

Fri: Veteran's Day (no school)

10/30 - 11/03

Mon: Exponent Task Cards, go over 20 question wkst

HW: study for your quiz on Thurs (1st & 3rd)/Fri (2nd) -- Extra Practice link #9

Tues: Scientific Notation Review: link 1, link 2

*Read through all of the information from link 1 and complete the Practice.

*Complete the problems from link 2

Wed: Quiz review, Exponent Task Cards

HW: study for your quiz -- try these links for practice: link1, link2

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Exponent Properties Quiz (positive, negative, zero)

*Scientific Notation notes

HW: TBD....

10/23 - 10/27

Mon: Go over 10 ? neg exp wkst, discuss Systems Final, Kahoot

HW due Oct 30th: 20 question exponent wkst -- complete in your spiral, show ALL work, check your answers with the key provided

Tues: Exponent Challenge Problems

Wed - Fri: No school - Parent/teacher conferences

Wed arena conferences from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thurs arena conferences from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Fri scheduled group conferences only

10/16 - 10/20

Mon: 8.1 - 8.2 Quiz (Product and Quotient Exponent Properties)

*8.2 wkst is due

*Review for quiz

*Ms. Swenson's Goal Pre-Test

*Khan Intro for Tues

HW: Study for Systems of Equations Final Exam

Tues: 8.3 (Negative Exponent Properties)

HW: Study for Systems of Equations Final Exam

HW due Mon: 10 question negative exponent wkst

*Write out the problem, show all work, check your answers with the key provided

Wed: Negative Exponent Properties Notes

HW: Study for Systems of Equations Final Exam

HW due Monday: 10 question neg exp prop wkst

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Systems of Equations Final Exam (no retakes)

10/09 - 10/13

*All late HW from the Systems of Equations unit, including the Tic Tac Toe is due by Friday for partial credit. I will not accept work from that unit after Friday.

Mon: Exponent Product Property Notes (Section 8.1)

HW: Notes summary

Tues: Finish 8.1 notes

HW due Thurs (per 1 & 3) or Fri (per 2): exponent product property wkst

*Write out the problem

*Show ALL work to simplify

*Check answers with the key provided

Wed: Exponent Quotient Property Notes (Section 8.2)

Thurs (per 1 & 3) and Fri (per 2):

1) Finish 8.2 notes

2) Exponents Foldable

3) Reminder: Quiz over 8.1 - 8.2 on Monday

HW due Monday: 8.2 wkst (1-18 all) OR (1-18 odd and 19-21)

*Complete in your spiral, after your summary

*Write down the problem and show ALL work

*Check answers with the key provided

10/02 - 10/06

Mon: Systems of Linear Inequality Notes

HW due Wed: 4.8 wkst or 4.8T wkst AND Tic Tac Toe

Tues: Systems of Linear Inequality Notes

Wed: Turn in Tic Tac Toe, go over 4.8 wksts, review for quiz

HW: Study for your quiz

Thurs (1st & 3rd periods) and Fri (2nd period):

1) 4.7 - 4.8 Quiz (Those are the Core Focus textbook sections: applications of systems of equations and systems of linear inequalities.)

2) Exponent Properties Article on Khan Academy -- please read the article and complete the practice problems.

3) Complete the Extra Practice links 1 - 8 to prepare for your Systems of Equations final exam next week on Thurs (per 1 & 3) or Fri (per 2). The exam will cover graphing, substitution, elimination, word problems and inequalities. There will be no retakes. The link takes you to a video. If you don't need to watch the video, the practice link is on the left side.

09/25 - 09/29

*Reminder TIC TAC TOE due October 4th (you will have to scroll down to Sept 20th to find the info)

*The lessons we are working on for this week and next are from the Core Focus website. The username is corvallis and the password is corvallismath. If you are absent or need extra information, please go to Stage 3 Linear Equations and then the section we are completing. There are videos and notes for each section.

Mon: Notes over Applications of Systems of Equations

HW due Wednesday: 4.7 wkst

Tues: Finish notes from Monday

Wednesday: Quiz retakes and systems of equations problem solving

Thursday (1st & 3rd) and Friday (2nd): EXPLORE Activity and Notes (if time) over Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities (Section 4.8 in Core Focus)

09/18 - 09/22

Mon: Turn in Systems of Equations Review wkst #2 (prob #1: y = -2x-4 & y = -1/4x+3)

Systems of Equations Practice Wkst or Challenge Practice Wkst

HW: Finish the wkst and study for your quiz

*Study suggestions: watch a Khan Academy video (listed under Extra Practice tab), review the previous systems of equations wksts

Tues: Systems of Equations Activity (groups of 3)

*If you are absent, please review the three methods of solving systems of equations using the Extra Practice links on my website or by reviewing the problems on your worksheets.

HW: Study for your quiz

Wednesday: Systems of Equations QUIZ (graphing, substitution, elimination)

HW due October 4th: TIC TAC TOE Block 1, instructions for TIC TAC TOE

Thursday (per 1 & 3) and Friday (per 2):

1) Add my website to your homescreen

2) Double check the Algebra 1 book is in iBooks

3) STAR Testing (iPads)

4) Time to work on the TIC TAC TOE due October 4th

09/11 - 09/15

Monday: Systems of Equations Review worksheet

Reminder: Parent Email HW due Friday (instructions are at the bottom of this page)

Tuesday: Graphing Systems of Equations, Discuss Hallway & Morning Break Expectations

Wednesday: Set up graphing spirals, Classroom Procedures

Thursday (1st & 3rd periods): Math About Me, Fire Drill Info, Systems of Equations Review #2

Friday (2nd period): Math About Me, Fire Drill Info, Systems of Equations Review #2

09/06 - 09/08

Wednesday: Welcome Back!

*Distribute planners and pencil pouches, go over new bell schedule

Thursday: Notetaking intro, order of operations review

Friday: Go over order of operations review

HW due Friday, September 15th:

Please have your parent(s) email from their preferred email address (home, work, etc.). In the email I'd like for your parents to include the following information:

*student name

*parent(s) name(s)

*at least three adjectives to describe you

*any other information they would like me to know

Mon: Adding & Subtracting Polynomials

*Finish Foldable #1

*Complete Foldable #2 - this is homework due Thurs if you don't finish!

HW due Thurs: Adding & Subtracting Polynomials wkst - write out each problem, show ALL work

Tues: Multiplying Polynomials Notes

Multiplying Polynomials Activity

Wed: OSU Basketball Game Field Trip

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Multiplying Polynomials & FOIL

*Notes, Discuss Foldables & Wkst due today

HW due Mon: Add, Subtract, Multiply Polynomials Wkst

12/04 - 12/08

Mon: Review

HW: Study!!!

Tues: Final Exponents Assessment (no retakes)

Wed: Intro to Polynomials

HW: Finish notes from slide 3 linked below

*If you are absent, here are the instructions for watching the two videos and the slides you need to complete: instructions

*video 1

*video 2

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): 9.1 Polynomial Notes and one foldable

Download the Algebra 1 book into iBooks please. To access the instructions and textbook link, please follow the instructions on the LPMS website. You will need to scroll down until you see "How to download the Algebra 1 Textbook for Ms. Swenson's class: sites.google.com/a/corvallis.k12.or.us/linus-pauling-middle-school/home/1-world-ipads

HW due MONDAY: Complete the Intro to Polynomials Foldable (green paper)

11/27 - 12/01

Mon: Exp Decay wkst

Tues: Go over wkst, Exp Decay problem solving

HW: Study for your quiz

Wed: Exp Growth & Decay Quiz

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Exponential Chairs and Jeopardy

HW: Study for your final assessment

*Exp Growth and Decay Final Assessment (no retakes) on Tuesday!!!!

11/20 - 11/24

Mon: Go over Exp Growth wkst, Exponential Decay notes, Exp Growth Exit Ticket

Tues: Rabbits vs Zombies activity & exit ticket

Wed - Thurs: No school -- Have a lovely Thanksgiving!

11/13 - 11/17

*If you are leaving early for Thanksgiving, please come see me for your make-up work.

Mon: Desmos Activity

Class codes:

1st per = RAWRA and P55DT

2nd per = VKBXR and 2HPBS

3rd per = HGUTF and T5QBY

Tues: Turn in Exponent Quiz retake packets, Exponential Growth notes

HW: Study for the Scientific Notation Quiz

Wed: Scientific Notation Quiz, Exponent Retakes

HW due

__MONDAY__: Exponential Growth wkst -- In your spirals after your exponential growth notes, write out each equation, complete a Tchart with five values (-2, -1, 0, 1, 2) and graph every equationThurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Exponential Growth Problem Solving -- complete in groups of 1 - 3, show ALL work in your graphing spiral

11/06 - 11/10

***Remember, if you are absent, you need to get the notes from a friend or from me. :-)**Mon: Scientific Notation Task Cards - I have this printed for you if your are absent today

*Discuss notes from Thurs/Fri, new Pinnacle link, go over weekly schedule

Tues: Finish Scientific Notation Notes

HW due Thurs: 8.4 wkst (2 - 24 even, 25 - 31 all)

Wed: Start Exponential Growth notes

Thurs: Tripod Survey on your iPad, go over 8.4 hw, Continue Exp Growth notes

Fri: Veteran's Day (no school)

10/30 - 11/03

Mon: Exponent Task Cards, go over 20 question wkst

HW: study for your quiz on Thurs (1st & 3rd)/Fri (2nd) -- Extra Practice link #9

Tues: Scientific Notation Review: link 1, link 2

*Read through all of the information from link 1 and complete the Practice.

*Complete the problems from link 2

Wed: Quiz review, Exponent Task Cards

HW: study for your quiz -- try these links for practice: link1, link2

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Exponent Properties Quiz (positive, negative, zero)

*Scientific Notation notes

HW: TBD....

10/23 - 10/27

Mon: Go over 10 ? neg exp wkst, discuss Systems Final, Kahoot

HW due Oct 30th: 20 question exponent wkst -- complete in your spiral, show ALL work, check your answers with the key provided

Tues: Exponent Challenge Problems

Wed - Fri: No school - Parent/teacher conferences

Wed arena conferences from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thurs arena conferences from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Fri scheduled group conferences only

10/16 - 10/20

Mon: 8.1 - 8.2 Quiz (Product and Quotient Exponent Properties)

*8.2 wkst is due

*Review for quiz

*Ms. Swenson's Goal Pre-Test

*Khan Intro for Tues

HW: Study for Systems of Equations Final Exam

Tues: 8.3 (Negative Exponent Properties)

HW: Study for Systems of Equations Final Exam

HW due Mon: 10 question negative exponent wkst

*Write out the problem, show all work, check your answers with the key provided

Wed: Negative Exponent Properties Notes

HW: Study for Systems of Equations Final Exam

HW due Monday: 10 question neg exp prop wkst

Thurs (1st & 3rd) and Fri (2nd): Systems of Equations Final Exam (no retakes)

10/09 - 10/13

*All late HW from the Systems of Equations unit, including the Tic Tac Toe is due by Friday for partial credit. I will not accept work from that unit after Friday.

Mon: Exponent Product Property Notes (Section 8.1)

HW: Notes summary

Tues: Finish 8.1 notes

HW due Thurs (per 1 & 3) or Fri (per 2): exponent product property wkst

*Write out the problem

*Show ALL work to simplify

*Check answers with the key provided

Wed: Exponent Quotient Property Notes (Section 8.2)

Thurs (per 1 & 3) and Fri (per 2):

1) Finish 8.2 notes

2) Exponents Foldable

3) Reminder: Quiz over 8.1 - 8.2 on Monday

HW due Monday: 8.2 wkst (1-18 all) OR (1-18 odd and 19-21)

*Complete in your spiral, after your summary

*Write down the problem and show ALL work

*Check answers with the key provided

10/02 - 10/06

Mon: Systems of Linear Inequality Notes

HW due Wed: 4.8 wkst or 4.8T wkst AND Tic Tac Toe

Tues: Systems of Linear Inequality Notes

Wed: Turn in Tic Tac Toe, go over 4.8 wksts, review for quiz

HW: Study for your quiz

Thurs (1st & 3rd periods) and Fri (2nd period):

1) 4.7 - 4.8 Quiz (Those are the Core Focus textbook sections: applications of systems of equations and systems of linear inequalities.)

2) Exponent Properties Article on Khan Academy -- please read the article and complete the practice problems.

3) Complete the Extra Practice links 1 - 8 to prepare for your Systems of Equations final exam next week on Thurs (per 1 & 3) or Fri (per 2). The exam will cover graphing, substitution, elimination, word problems and inequalities. There will be no retakes. The link takes you to a video. If you don't need to watch the video, the practice link is on the left side.

09/25 - 09/29

*Reminder TIC TAC TOE due October 4th (you will have to scroll down to Sept 20th to find the info)

*The lessons we are working on for this week and next are from the Core Focus website. The username is corvallis and the password is corvallismath. If you are absent or need extra information, please go to Stage 3 Linear Equations and then the section we are completing. There are videos and notes for each section.

Mon: Notes over Applications of Systems of Equations

HW due Wednesday: 4.7 wkst

Tues: Finish notes from Monday

Wednesday: Quiz retakes and systems of equations problem solving

Thursday (1st & 3rd) and Friday (2nd): EXPLORE Activity and Notes (if time) over Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities (Section 4.8 in Core Focus)

09/18 - 09/22

Mon: Turn in Systems of Equations Review wkst #2 (prob #1: y = -2x-4 & y = -1/4x+3)

Systems of Equations Practice Wkst or Challenge Practice Wkst

HW: Finish the wkst and study for your quiz

*Study suggestions: watch a Khan Academy video (listed under Extra Practice tab), review the previous systems of equations wksts

Tues: Systems of Equations Activity (groups of 3)

*If you are absent, please review the three methods of solving systems of equations using the Extra Practice links on my website or by reviewing the problems on your worksheets.

HW: Study for your quiz

Wednesday: Systems of Equations QUIZ (graphing, substitution, elimination)

HW due October 4th: TIC TAC TOE Block 1, instructions for TIC TAC TOE

Thursday (per 1 & 3) and Friday (per 2):

1) Add my website to your homescreen

2) Double check the Algebra 1 book is in iBooks

3) STAR Testing (iPads)

4) Time to work on the TIC TAC TOE due October 4th

09/11 - 09/15

Monday: Systems of Equations Review worksheet

Reminder: Parent Email HW due Friday (instructions are at the bottom of this page)

Tuesday: Graphing Systems of Equations, Discuss Hallway & Morning Break Expectations

Wednesday: Set up graphing spirals, Classroom Procedures

Thursday (1st & 3rd periods): Math About Me, Fire Drill Info, Systems of Equations Review #2

Friday (2nd period): Math About Me, Fire Drill Info, Systems of Equations Review #2

09/06 - 09/08

Wednesday: Welcome Back!

*Distribute planners and pencil pouches, go over new bell schedule

Thursday: Notetaking intro, order of operations review

Friday: Go over order of operations review

HW due Friday, September 15th:

Please have your parent(s) email from their preferred email address (home, work, etc.). In the email I'd like for your parents to include the following information:

*student name

*parent(s) name(s)

*at least three adjectives to describe you

*any other information they would like me to know