06/12 - 06/16

Monday: Pythagorean Theorem Notes

Tuesday: go over Quiz, more notes

HW: Pythagorean Theorem wkst

Wednesday: Distance Formula & Midpoint Notes

Thursday: Distance Formula & Midpoint HW

Friday: Pythagorean Thm, Distance and Midpoint QUIZ

06/05 - 06/09

Monday: Finish Simp Rad Notes

HW due Tuesday: Simplifying Radical Expressions HW #1

HW due Wednesday: Simplifying Radical Expressions HW #2

Tuesday: Solve Radical Equations Notes

HW due Thursday: Solve Radical Equations HW

Wednesday: Solve Radical Equations Notes

Thursday: CH2M Hill Guest Speaker

Friday: Quiz - Simplifying Radical Expression and Solving Radical Equations

PRIDE Period only: Bright Bytes survey

05/29 - 06/02

Monday: Memorial Day (no school)

Tuesday & Wednesday: Mock Congress

*6th & 7th graders report to my classroom. :-)

Thursday: Begin Radical Expressions & Equations unit

Friday: Radical Expressions Notes

HW due Tuesday: Simplifying Radical Expressions HW #1 (answer key on page 2)

05/22 - 05/26

Monday & Tuesday: 2nd period - Goals Post-Tests

3rd & 4th periods - Smarter Balanced Performance Task

Wednesday & Thursday: 2nd period - Smarter Balanced Performance Task

3rd & 4th periods - Goals Post-Tests

Friday: Finish Goals Post-Tests (if necessary)

HW due June 1: 11.1 & 11.2 wkst

*Check answers with the key BEFORE coming to class!

05/15 - 05/19

Smarter Balanced Performance Task:

2nd period - May 24-25

3rd & 4th periods - May 22-23

Ms. Swenson's Goals Post-Tests:

2nd period - May 22-23

3rd & 4th periods - May 24-25

*To review, please refer to these videos in the Extra Practice section: 3-7, 12-14, 19, 23-26

Monday: Smarter Balanced Performance Task Practice #1

Tuesday: Finish Quadratics Project, Smarter Balanced Review, or Goals Post-Test Review

Smarter Balanced Performance Task Practice #2

Wednesday: Goals Post-Test Review

Thursday: 8th graders Mary's Peak Field Trip

*6th & 7th graders - TBD....

Friday: Goals Post-Test Review

05/08 - 05/12

Monday 3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Tuesday 3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Wednesday 3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Thursday 2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing

3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

Friday: 2nd - Smarter Balanced Testing, 3rd & 4th - Quadratics Project

05/01 - 05/05

Monday 2nd period: Quadratics Project

3rd & 4th periods: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Tuesday 2nd period: Quadratics Project

3rd & 4th periods: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Wednesday 2nd period: Quadratics Project

3rd & 4th periods: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Thursday (odd period day - 3rd period only): Smarter Balanced Testing

Friday (even period day - 2nd & 4th only): 2nd - project, 4th - Smarter Balanced Testing

Smarter Balanced Testing:

3rd & 4th periods: May 1 - 5 (CAT) and May 22 - 23 (Performance Task)

2nd period: May 8 - 12 (CAT) and May 24 - 25 (Performance Task)

You have two options to review previous curriculum.

Option #1: here are the Khan Academy links we discussed in class:

6th grade

7th grade

8th grade

Option #2: here are PDFs of questions to review with a key.

6th grade questions & 6th grade key

7th grade questions & 7th grade key

8th grade questions & 8th grade key

04/24 - 04/28

*Your homework this week is to review for your Smarter Balanced Test. Please refer to the links above for your grade.

Monday: Quadratics Final Assessment (no retakes)

Tuesday: Mock Congress Committee Hearings (8th grade only)

*Anyone not in 8th grade will go to PE with Mr. Grimm. :-)

Wednesday: Finish Quadratics Final Assessment (if necessary)

Thursday & Friday: Smarter Balanced practice test

04/17 - 04/21

The Quadratics Final Assessment (no retakes) will be next Monday (April 24th). You should start studying this week. You can use your notes or the Extra Practice videos, beginning with #22.

Monday: Quadratic Formula Notes

HW due Wednesday: Quad Form wkst -- show ALL work in your spirals

Tuesday: Quadratic Formula Notes

Wednesday: Quadratic Formula Quiz

HW: Study!

Thursday: Review Foldable and Review Notes

HW: Study!

Friday: Review

HW: Study!

04/10 - 04/14

Monday: Review Solving Square Root Equations and Completing the Square

Review Worksheet -- read the directions about which problems to check answers

Tuesday: Quiz over Solving Square Root Equations and Completing the Square

Wednesday: Quadratic Formula

HW due Monday: Khan Academy article -- Read the article and take notes within the Cornell Notes you just set up today

Ideas:

*Write down the examples

*Write down the practice problems you complete (if you choose to do that rather than read)

*Write notes from the video link posted toward the end of the article

One Direction Quadratic Formula video

Thursday & Friday: No school - parent/teacher conferences

04/03 - 04/07

Monday: Quadratics Unit Review

HW due Thursday: wkst

Tuesday: Empathy Lesson

Wednesday: Completing the Square

Thursday: Completing the Square

HW: Four problems

Friday: Completing the Square (refine your notes, go over the four problems and work on the Khan HW)

HW due Monday: Khan Academy lesson -- screen shot your answers as proof :-)

03/20 - 03/24

Monday: Solving Square Root Equations

*Watch and take notes over two Khan Academy videos: video1, video2

*Then, complete these notes in your spirals.

HW due tomorrow: Any of the above items if you did not finish in class. :-)

Tuesday: Complete these notes in your spirals

HW due tomorrow: The notes if you did not finish in class. :-)

Challenge Worksheet (optional hw)

Wednesday: Hour of Code

Thursday: Solving Square Root Equations wkst (it's hw if you don't finish in class)

Friday: Group Activity

03/13 - 03/17

Monday:

*Notes review over Graphing y = ax2 + bx + c

*Go over 8th grade HS Math Placements

*Time to work on HW due Wednesday

HW due Wednesday: Graph y = ax2 + bx + c wkst (check answers before class!)

Tuesday: Solve Quadratic Equations by Graphing notes

HW due Thursday: Wkst (10 - 24 even only -- might want to complete on iPad because the graphs are numbered strategically) Wkst key

Wednesday: Continue notes

Thursday: Go over HW, QUIZ over Graphing & Solving Quadratics

Friday: Finish work sample OR complete review problems over Graphing & Solving Quadratics

03/06 - 03/10

Factoring Lunch Bootcamp: If you are not satisfied with the score you achieved on your Final Factoring Assessment because you scored a C or lower, there is an opportunity to earn some points back on your test. You are required to come in for 6 lunch periods (Mar 1, 3, 6-cancelled-snow day, 8, 9, 10).

Monday: Snow Day

Tuesday: Begin Quadratic Equations and Functions Unit

*Notes over Graphing y = ax2 + c

Homework due Thursday: Worksheet -- Complete 1 - 7 in your spirals NOT on your iPad. Challenge HW: Complete 1 - 5 odd, 8 - 10 all

*Check your answers BEFORE coming to class!!!

Wednesday: Graphing y = ax2 + c notes

Thursday: Graphing y = ax2 + bx + c notes

HW due tomorrow: parabola wkst

Friday: Continue notes

02/27 - 03/03

Factoring Lunch Bootcamp: If you are not satisfied with the score you achieved on your Final Factoring Assessment because you scored a C or lower, there is an opportunity to earn some points back on your test. You are required to come in for 6 lunch periods (Mar 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10).

Monday: Core Focus Block 4 Review (7-13odd, 21-23, 28-30, 37-40) - due TOMORROW!

Tuesday: Practice Math Task

HW: Review systems of equations -- can complete other problems from the Block 4 review or practice on Khan Academy

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

HW: Review systems of equations -- can complete other problems from the Block 4 review or practice on Khan Academy

Thursday (per 3): Math Task (assessment grade, no retakes)

Friday (per 2 & 4): Math Task (assessment grade, no retakes)

02/20 - 02/24

*For the next two weeks we will be reviewing and preparing for our Math Work Sample on Thursday, March 2nd (per 3) or Friday, March 3rd (per 2 & 4). Your homework for the next two weeks will be to finish whatever you do not finish in class. I would encourage you to continue reviewing the Khan Academy practice after we discuss it on Tuesday.

Monday: Final Factoring Assessment (no retakes)

Tuesday:

1) Extra time on Final Factoring Assessment (if necessary)

2) Khan Academy practice on linear equations: Click "Practice for your next test" and then click Start. After this, Khan Academy will determine what standard(s) you need to practice. Practice those standards.

Wednesday: Linear Equations review from Core Focus: In your graphing spirals, please complete 1 - 17 odd, 23 - 39 odd. Due Friday!

Thursday: Work Sample Practice (everything will be on Showbie)

Friday: Go over homework and work sample practice from yesterday

02/13 - 02/17

**All factoring retakes need to be completed by this Friday at lunch. The Final Factoring Assessment is Monday, February 20 (no retakes)

Monday: Turn in hw and Tic-Tac-Toe & Factoring notes

HW due Wednesday:

1. Pick two practice problems from the notes and show your work to factor. Explain how you knew the polynomial was no longer factorable and also what you did when there were four terms to factor. Must be at least 2 - 3 sentences for each. Turn in to Ms. Alexander by Wednesday!

2. Write a summary answering the essential questions

Tuesday: Special Products Tic-Tac-Toe on Showbie

Wednesday: Factoring Special Products Mini-Quiz and review for Final Factoring Assessment

HW: Finish Foldable and complete problem from class (Factor & solve y3 = 81)

Study! (videos 15 - 21 under Extra Practice are a good resource)

Thursday: Check Foldable and Continue reviewing

HW: Study!

Friday: Continue reviewing

HW: Study!

02/06 - 02/10

Reminder: Exponential Functions Tic-Tac-Toe is due Feb 13th (link and info is located when the Tic-Tac-Toe was assigned)

Monday: Review Factoring & Solving ax2+bx+c

HW due Tuesday: Study for your quiz(zes)

Tuesday: Factoring & Solving ax2+bx+c QUIZ and retakes for the Factoring Quiz (GCF, Zero Prod Prop, Factoring x2+bx+c)

Wednesday: Ms. Alexander's Unit Starts - Factoring Special Products

HW due Monday: worksheet on Factoring Special Products -- complete on a SEPARATE sheet of paper because Ms. Alexander will be collecting it :-)

Thursday: More notes on Factoring Special Products

*if absent, please go to the Extra Practice links

Friday: Math Task practice

01/30 - 02/03

Reminder: First, I would highly recommend you complete the optional wkst I assigned on Friday for extra practice. Second, your Exponential Functions Tic-Tac-Toe is due Feb 13th (link and info is in last week's schedule)

Monday: CHS Counselors present to the 8th graders, 6th & 7th graders to the library to work on math hw

HW due Tuesday: Finish note slides from Friday

HW due Wednesday: Factoring ax2+bx+c wkst

Tuesday: Finish ax2+bx+c notes #2 -- you should finish this in class, if not it's hw

HW due Wed: Notes summary

Wednesday: Go over wkst & summary, fill in foldable, go over quiz from last week (will count for 3rd quarter)

Thursday: Factoring Task Cards -- if absent, I will have a printed copy for you

Friday: no school

01/23 - 01/27

Monday: Factoring x2+bx+c notes

HW due Wednesday: Factoring wkst -- show all work in your spirals, check problems 14 & 15, check ALL answers with the answer key

HW due February 13th: Exponential Functions Tic-Tac-Toe

Complete on separate sheets of paper (not in your spiral)

Choose 3 boxes for a "Tic-Tac-Toe" (challenge option: more than one tic-tac-toe)

This will be an assessment grade -- NO RETAKES

Tuesday: Factoring x2+bx+c notes

Wednesday: go over wkst, fill in foldable and write notes summary

HW: Study for your quiz

Thursday: QUIZ (GCF, Zero Product Property & Factoring x2+bx+c)

Then, please read through and complete the problems in your notes. Click "Check" to see if you are correct. If you need help, please click "I need help!".

www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/polynomial-factorization/factoring-quadratics-2/a/factoring-by-grouping

Friday: Notes over ax2+bx+c -- due Tuesday!!!

HW due Wednesday: Factoring ax2+bx+c wkst (check your work with the answers provided), GCF & Factoring Review wkst (OPTIONAL -- good review of the material)

*Continue working on your Tic-Tac-Toe due February 13th

01/16 - 01/20

Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no school)

Tuesday: Zero Product Property & GCF Notes (textbook resource to download)

*We also went over the Showbie hw from last week.

Wednesday: Continue with notes

HW due Friday: 7.4 worksheet (both sides) -- pages 3 & 5 on the attachment

Thursday: Continue with notes

Friday: go over wkst, write notes summary, build Factoring Foldable

01/09 - 01/13

Monday: Snow Day

Tuesday: Quiz Review

HW: Study for your quiz

Here is some online practice to help you study: Adding & Subtracting Polynomials help,

Multiplying Polynomials help

Wednesday: Adding, Subtracting & Multiplying Polynomials Quiz

HW: Polynomial Area, Perimeter & Volume on Showbie (due Friday) AND charge your iPad for TOMORROW!

Thursday: STAR Testing

Friday: TBD......

01/03 - 01/06

Here are the book PDFs for this week: 9.1 pdf1, 9.1 pdf2, 9.2 pdf1, 9.2 pdf2, 9.3 pdf1, 9.3 pdf2

Monday: No school

Tuesday: FOIL video, finish Showbie activity from before break, start on homework due Thursday (you should be able to solve 1-18 on the wkst)

HW due Friday: Add, Sub, Multiply Polynomials wkst -- check your answers BEFORE class

Wednesday: SNOW DAY #4

Thursday: Multiplying Polynomial notes

HW due Friday: Add, Sub, Multiply Polynomials wkst -- check your answers BEFORE class

Friday: Special Product Notes

**STAR testing is Monday. You need a fully charged iPad!!!!!!!!

Links to help prepare your for your quiz on Wednesday:

Adding & Subtracting Polynomials help

Multiplying Polynomials help

12/12 - 12/16

Monday: Review

Tuesday: Final Exponent Assessment (no retakes)

Wednesday: Multiplying Polynomials notes

Thursday: SNOW DAY

Friday: SNOW DAY

12/05 - 12/09

*Final Exponent Assessment is Tuesday, December 13th (no retakes). This assessment is over positive, negative and zero exponents, scientific notation, exponential growth and decay. There will be no retakes. Your homework this week is to prepare for this assessment.

Monday: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials (9.1 in the red Algebra book) - green foldable activity and notes

Tuesday: Retake Packets due!

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - another green foldable

HW due Thursday (3rd period) or Friday (2nd & 4th periods): worksheet

Wednesday: Retakes or Scientific Notation Activity

Thursday: SNOW DAY! :-)

Friday: Go over wkst, refine and summarize 9.1 notes

11/28 - 12/02

*Your other homework this week is to study for your quiz on Thursday. Study suggestions: read through your notes, solve problems from the 8.5 and 8.6 book pdfs, Khan Academy links (extra practice tab)

Monday: Exponential Decay (8.6) notes -- download these PDFs for your reference: 8.6 pdf1, 8.6 pdf2, 8.6 pdf3

HW due Wednesday: exponential decay wkst -- check your answers BEFORE class

Tuesday: Exponential Decay notes

Wednesday: go over wkst, Exponential Chairs (review activity), TIGER partners (if time)

Thursday: Exponential Growth & Decay Quiz and iPad activity (need ear buds!)

After the quiz, set up Cornell Notes in your spiral (does not have to be your graphing spiral). Title: Polynomials, Date: 12/01/16, Essential Questions: What is a polynomial? How do your find the degree of a polynomial? How do you add or subtract polynomials?

**Write out the examples from

Video #1: www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/introduction-to-polynomials/v/terms-coefficients-and-exponents-in-a-polynomial

Video #2: www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/introduction-to-polynomials/v/evaluating-a-polynomial-at-a-given-value

Video #3: www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/introduction-to-polynomials/v/simply-a-polynomial

Friday: Start Polynomials Unit

11/21 - 11/25

Monday: Review

HW: Study for your quiz

Tuesday: 8.1 - 8.4 Quiz (retakes will be only be offered in XLT or in after school Homework Club)

Wednesday - Friday: no school

11/14 - 11/18

**You should be studying each night to prepare for your quiz on Tuesday (November 22nd). Study suggestions: read through your notes, review the green foldable, practice problems from the textbook PDFs, Khan Academy links (extra practice on my website)

Monday: Ms. Alexander's Mini-Unit Starts -- Exponential Growth (download these three PDFs: 8.5 pdf1, 8.5 pdf2, 8.5 pdf3)

At the end of class, please complete this exit ticket

HW due Thursday: p. 524 (4 - 7 all, 9 - 19 odd) -- in red Alg book 8.5 pdf3

Tuesday: Exponential Growth notes continued -- word probs from notes link is here

Wednesday: Exponential Growth Activity and worksheet

Thursday: go over p. 524 & Exponential Growth problem solving -- word probs link from notes is here

Friday: Zombie/Rabit Activity

11/07 - 11/11

**You should be studying each night to prepare for your quiz on Monday (November 21st). Study suggestions: read through your notes, review the green foldable, practice problems from the textbook PDFs, Khan Academy links (extra practice on my website)

Monday: Finish 8.3

HW due Thursday: 20 question wkst

Tuesday: 8.3 wkst work day -- time to ask questions and get help

Wednesday: 20 question wkst work day #2

HW: Study for your quiz next week

Thursday: Go over wkst & Scientific Notation activity

HW: Study for your quiz next week

Friday: Veteran's Day (no school)

10/31 - 11/04

Monday & Tuesday: no school -- parent-teacher conferences

Wednesday: Block 4 Tic-Tac-Toe & p. 498 due

*8.3 notes and exponent properties foldable

Thursday: 8.3 notes

HW due Monday: 10 question exponent properties wkst

Friday: 8.1 - 8.2 quiz (product and quotient exponent properties)

10/24 - 10/28

**Reminder: When completing work, please write out the problem, show all of your work, check your answer with the answers provided, write your score at the top (-0, -1, etc.)

Monday: Notes summary due, 8.1 hw work day

HW due Wednesday: Download 8.1 hw PDF, p. 492 (15-45 odd, 47-49 all)

Tuesday: Retake packets due, 8.2 notes

Wednesday: Retakes, go over p. 492, finish 8.2 notes

Thursday: 8.2 hw work day

HW due Nov 2nd: Download 8.2 hw PDF, p. 498 (15-41 odd, 42-45) & Block 4 Tic-Tac-Toe

10/17 - 10/21

Last day to retake quizzes for 1st quarter will be Wednesday, October 26th. Retake packets are due no later than Tuesday, October 25th.

Monday: Block 4 Tic-Tac-Toe due Wednesday, November 2nd

Complete on separate sheets of paper (not in your spiral)

Choose 3 boxes for a "Tic-Tac-Toe" (challenge option: more than one tic-tac-toe)

This will be an assessment grade -- NO RETAKES

HW: Study for your quiz

Tuesday: Block 4 Review due & Quiz over Systems of Linear Inequalities and Systems Applications

HW: Work on your Tic-Tac-Toe

Wednesday: What to do if I'm absent or need math help ACTIVITY

HW: Work on your retake packet(s), if necessary

Thursday: Start Exponents Unit (Chapter 8 in red Algebra book) -- I will provide PDFs of each section on my website

Download all of these PDFs into iBooks: 8.1, 8.2 part 1, 8.2 part 2, 8.3, 8.4 part 1, 8.4 part 2

HW: read through your notes, underline/highlight key information

Friday: Continue 8.1 notes

HW: summarize your notes

10/10 - 10/14

Monday: 4.8 notes, save 4.8 student text from Core Focus in iBooks and save either the 4.8 wkst or 4.8C wkst

HW due Thursday: 4.8 or 4.8C wkst

Tuesday: Tripod Survey (there might be time to work on the 4.8 wkst after the survey)

Wednesday: Block 4 Review

**Core Focus website Stage 3 Linear Equations Block 4 Review Student Text - complete in your graphing spiral problems 1-6, 8-9, 11, 13, 21-23, 28-30, 37-40, 42, 45-47

HW: Block 4 Review due Tuesday

Thursday: go over 4.8 wkst and continue with Block 4 Review

HW: Block 4 Review due Tuesday

Friday: no school

10/03 - 10/07

**Next retake opportunity is Wednesday at lunch!

Monday: Finish Math Task, Finish EXPLORE from Friday, Core Focus website activity

*Login to the Core Focus website, find the 4.6 student text (from the Linear Equations textbook), complete the EXPLORE on p. 158 in your notes and #14 on p. 160

Tuesday: Applications of Systems of Equations (Section 4.7)

HW due Thursday (3rd period) or Friday (2nd & 4th periods): 4.7 wkst

Wednesday: Finish 4.7

Thursday (3rd period only): Systems of Linear Inequalities (Section 4.8)

If absent, please complete the EXPLORE activity

Friday (2nd & 4th periods only): Systems of Linear Inequalities (Section 4.8)

If absent, please complete the EXPLORE activity

09/26 - 09/30

Monday: Systems of Equations Elimination Method Notes

HW: Quiz Retake Packet(s) (if you scored below 8/10) due Thursday

Tuesday: Textbook hunt due & finish Elimination notes

HW: Study for quiz -- optional quiz review sheet

Wednesday: Elimination Quiz & Ms. Swenson's Goals Pre-Test #1

HW due Tuesday: Math Task

Thursday: Quiz Retake Packet(s) due & STAR Math Test

Friday: Math Tic Tac Toe due & Systems of Equations Problem Solving Activity

**Quiz Retakes

09/19 - 09/23

Monday: Systems Review wkst or challenge wkst

HW: Study for your quiz

Tuesday: Systems Quiz (graphing & substitution)

Wednesday: Math Task

HW due Sept 30: Math Tac Toe -- directions on Showbie

Showbie codes: 2nd per (M24RY), 3rd per (WRHB4), 4th per (TNHG7)

Thursday: OSU Soccer Game Field Trip for 7th graders and 8th grade DI students

*Students not attending the field trip will work on their Math Tac Toes

Friday: Textbook hunt and save Selected Answers in iBooks

09/12 - 09/16

Monday: We will be using Core Focus Stage 3 Linear Equations Block 4 for this unit

*Set up Cornell Notes (if you were absent you need to get these notes)

Tuesday: EXPLORE activity in groups & bookmark Core Focus website (login information is on my website (Algebra 1 - Textbook info) and on the inside cover of your spiral

HW due Thursday: 4.1 wkst

Wednesday: Finish 4.1 notes, fill in left column and do summary

Thursday: go over hw, begin 4.2 notes

Friday: Substitution & Elimination problems

09/07 - 09/09

Wednesday: 1st day of school! Please bring your math spiral and pencil to class.

3rd period only: Please bring EVERYTHING to class. We will be organizing your binders. :-)

Thursday: Classroom Procedures, Retake Policy, Find my website

HW due Monday: 5 order of operations problems (glued into spiral)

Friday: Start Systems of Equations

Parent HW due September 16th

Please have your parent email me from his/her (or both parents) preferred email address (home, work, etc.). In the email I would like for your parents to include the following information:

1) student name

2) parent(s) name(s)

3) at least three adjectives to describe your student

4) any other information you would like for me to know

Monday: Pythagorean Theorem Notes

Tuesday: go over Quiz, more notes

HW: Pythagorean Theorem wkst

Wednesday: Distance Formula & Midpoint Notes

Thursday: Distance Formula & Midpoint HW

Friday: Pythagorean Thm, Distance and Midpoint QUIZ

06/05 - 06/09

Monday: Finish Simp Rad Notes

HW due Tuesday: Simplifying Radical Expressions HW #1

HW due Wednesday: Simplifying Radical Expressions HW #2

Tuesday: Solve Radical Equations Notes

HW due Thursday: Solve Radical Equations HW

Wednesday: Solve Radical Equations Notes

Thursday: CH2M Hill Guest Speaker

Friday: Quiz - Simplifying Radical Expression and Solving Radical Equations

PRIDE Period only: Bright Bytes survey

05/29 - 06/02

Monday: Memorial Day (no school)

Tuesday & Wednesday: Mock Congress

*6th & 7th graders report to my classroom. :-)

Thursday: Begin Radical Expressions & Equations unit

Friday: Radical Expressions Notes

HW due Tuesday: Simplifying Radical Expressions HW #1 (answer key on page 2)

***Not sure why the answer key is blank when you download it. It shows up on my iPad when I download it. I'll post the answer key on Tuesday in class. :-)**05/22 - 05/26

Monday & Tuesday: 2nd period - Goals Post-Tests

3rd & 4th periods - Smarter Balanced Performance Task

Wednesday & Thursday: 2nd period - Smarter Balanced Performance Task

3rd & 4th periods - Goals Post-Tests

Friday: Finish Goals Post-Tests (if necessary)

HW due June 1: 11.1 & 11.2 wkst

*Check answers with the key BEFORE coming to class!

05/15 - 05/19

Smarter Balanced Performance Task:

2nd period - May 24-25

3rd & 4th periods - May 22-23

Ms. Swenson's Goals Post-Tests:

2nd period - May 22-23

3rd & 4th periods - May 24-25

*To review, please refer to these videos in the Extra Practice section: 3-7, 12-14, 19, 23-26

Monday: Smarter Balanced Performance Task Practice #1

Tuesday: Finish Quadratics Project, Smarter Balanced Review, or Goals Post-Test Review

Smarter Balanced Performance Task Practice #2

Wednesday: Goals Post-Test Review

Thursday: 8th graders Mary's Peak Field Trip

*6th & 7th graders - TBD....

Friday: Goals Post-Test Review

05/08 - 05/12

Monday 3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Tuesday 3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Wednesday 3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Thursday 2nd period: Smarter Balanced Testing

3rd & 4th periods: Quadratics Project

Friday: 2nd - Smarter Balanced Testing, 3rd & 4th - Quadratics Project

05/01 - 05/05

Monday 2nd period: Quadratics Project

3rd & 4th periods: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Tuesday 2nd period: Quadratics Project

3rd & 4th periods: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Wednesday 2nd period: Quadratics Project

3rd & 4th periods: Smarter Balanced Testing - Big Lab

Thursday (odd period day - 3rd period only): Smarter Balanced Testing

Friday (even period day - 2nd & 4th only): 2nd - project, 4th - Smarter Balanced Testing

Smarter Balanced Testing:

3rd & 4th periods: May 1 - 5 (CAT) and May 22 - 23 (Performance Task)

2nd period: May 8 - 12 (CAT) and May 24 - 25 (Performance Task)

You have two options to review previous curriculum.

Option #1: here are the Khan Academy links we discussed in class:

6th grade

7th grade

8th grade

Option #2: here are PDFs of questions to review with a key.

6th grade questions & 6th grade key

7th grade questions & 7th grade key

8th grade questions & 8th grade key

04/24 - 04/28

*Your homework this week is to review for your Smarter Balanced Test. Please refer to the links above for your grade.

Monday: Quadratics Final Assessment (no retakes)

Tuesday: Mock Congress Committee Hearings (8th grade only)

*Anyone not in 8th grade will go to PE with Mr. Grimm. :-)

Wednesday: Finish Quadratics Final Assessment (if necessary)

Thursday & Friday: Smarter Balanced practice test

04/17 - 04/21

The Quadratics Final Assessment (no retakes) will be next Monday (April 24th). You should start studying this week. You can use your notes or the Extra Practice videos, beginning with #22.

Monday: Quadratic Formula Notes

HW due Wednesday: Quad Form wkst -- show ALL work in your spirals

Tuesday: Quadratic Formula Notes

Wednesday: Quadratic Formula Quiz

HW: Study!

Thursday: Review Foldable and Review Notes

HW: Study!

Friday: Review

HW: Study!

04/10 - 04/14

Monday: Review Solving Square Root Equations and Completing the Square

Review Worksheet -- read the directions about which problems to check answers

Tuesday: Quiz over Solving Square Root Equations and Completing the Square

Wednesday: Quadratic Formula

HW due Monday: Khan Academy article -- Read the article and take notes within the Cornell Notes you just set up today

Ideas:

*Write down the examples

*Write down the practice problems you complete (if you choose to do that rather than read)

*Write notes from the video link posted toward the end of the article

One Direction Quadratic Formula video

Thursday & Friday: No school - parent/teacher conferences

04/03 - 04/07

Monday: Quadratics Unit Review

HW due Thursday: wkst

Tuesday: Empathy Lesson

Wednesday: Completing the Square

Thursday: Completing the Square

HW: Four problems

Friday: Completing the Square (refine your notes, go over the four problems and work on the Khan HW)

HW due Monday: Khan Academy lesson -- screen shot your answers as proof :-)

03/20 - 03/24

Monday: Solving Square Root Equations

*Watch and take notes over two Khan Academy videos: video1, video2

*Then, complete these notes in your spirals.

HW due tomorrow: Any of the above items if you did not finish in class. :-)

Tuesday: Complete these notes in your spirals

HW due tomorrow: The notes if you did not finish in class. :-)

Challenge Worksheet (optional hw)

Wednesday: Hour of Code

Thursday: Solving Square Root Equations wkst (it's hw if you don't finish in class)

Friday: Group Activity

03/13 - 03/17

Monday:

*Notes review over Graphing y = ax2 + bx + c

*Go over 8th grade HS Math Placements

*Time to work on HW due Wednesday

HW due Wednesday: Graph y = ax2 + bx + c wkst (check answers before class!)

Tuesday: Solve Quadratic Equations by Graphing notes

HW due Thursday: Wkst (10 - 24 even only -- might want to complete on iPad because the graphs are numbered strategically) Wkst key

Wednesday: Continue notes

Thursday: Go over HW, QUIZ over Graphing & Solving Quadratics

Friday: Finish work sample OR complete review problems over Graphing & Solving Quadratics

03/06 - 03/10

Factoring Lunch Bootcamp: If you are not satisfied with the score you achieved on your Final Factoring Assessment because you scored a C or lower, there is an opportunity to earn some points back on your test. You are required to come in for 6 lunch periods (Mar 1, 3, 6-cancelled-snow day, 8, 9, 10).

Monday: Snow Day

Tuesday: Begin Quadratic Equations and Functions Unit

*Notes over Graphing y = ax2 + c

Homework due Thursday: Worksheet -- Complete 1 - 7 in your spirals NOT on your iPad. Challenge HW: Complete 1 - 5 odd, 8 - 10 all

*Check your answers BEFORE coming to class!!!

Wednesday: Graphing y = ax2 + c notes

Thursday: Graphing y = ax2 + bx + c notes

HW due tomorrow: parabola wkst

Friday: Continue notes

02/27 - 03/03

Factoring Lunch Bootcamp: If you are not satisfied with the score you achieved on your Final Factoring Assessment because you scored a C or lower, there is an opportunity to earn some points back on your test. You are required to come in for 6 lunch periods (Mar 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10).

Monday: Core Focus Block 4 Review (7-13odd, 21-23, 28-30, 37-40) - due TOMORROW!

Tuesday: Practice Math Task

HW: Review systems of equations -- can complete other problems from the Block 4 review or practice on Khan Academy

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

HW: Review systems of equations -- can complete other problems from the Block 4 review or practice on Khan Academy

Thursday (per 3): Math Task (assessment grade, no retakes)

Friday (per 2 & 4): Math Task (assessment grade, no retakes)

02/20 - 02/24

*For the next two weeks we will be reviewing and preparing for our Math Work Sample on Thursday, March 2nd (per 3) or Friday, March 3rd (per 2 & 4). Your homework for the next two weeks will be to finish whatever you do not finish in class. I would encourage you to continue reviewing the Khan Academy practice after we discuss it on Tuesday.

Monday: Final Factoring Assessment (no retakes)

Tuesday:

1) Extra time on Final Factoring Assessment (if necessary)

2) Khan Academy practice on linear equations: Click "Practice for your next test" and then click Start. After this, Khan Academy will determine what standard(s) you need to practice. Practice those standards.

Wednesday: Linear Equations review from Core Focus: In your graphing spirals, please complete 1 - 17 odd, 23 - 39 odd. Due Friday!

Thursday: Work Sample Practice (everything will be on Showbie)

Friday: Go over homework and work sample practice from yesterday

02/13 - 02/17

**All factoring retakes need to be completed by this Friday at lunch. The Final Factoring Assessment is Monday, February 20 (no retakes)

Monday: Turn in hw and Tic-Tac-Toe & Factoring notes

HW due Wednesday:

1. Pick two practice problems from the notes and show your work to factor. Explain how you knew the polynomial was no longer factorable and also what you did when there were four terms to factor. Must be at least 2 - 3 sentences for each. Turn in to Ms. Alexander by Wednesday!

2. Write a summary answering the essential questions

Tuesday: Special Products Tic-Tac-Toe on Showbie

Wednesday: Factoring Special Products Mini-Quiz and review for Final Factoring Assessment

HW: Finish Foldable and complete problem from class (Factor & solve y3 = 81)

Study! (videos 15 - 21 under Extra Practice are a good resource)

Thursday: Check Foldable and Continue reviewing

HW: Study!

Friday: Continue reviewing

HW: Study!

02/06 - 02/10

Reminder: Exponential Functions Tic-Tac-Toe is due Feb 13th (link and info is located when the Tic-Tac-Toe was assigned)

Monday: Review Factoring & Solving ax2+bx+c

HW due Tuesday: Study for your quiz(zes)

Tuesday: Factoring & Solving ax2+bx+c QUIZ and retakes for the Factoring Quiz (GCF, Zero Prod Prop, Factoring x2+bx+c)

Wednesday: Ms. Alexander's Unit Starts - Factoring Special Products

HW due Monday: worksheet on Factoring Special Products -- complete on a SEPARATE sheet of paper because Ms. Alexander will be collecting it :-)

Thursday: More notes on Factoring Special Products

*if absent, please go to the Extra Practice links

Friday: Math Task practice

**Announcement: On Tuesday, you will have a quiz over factoring ax2+bx+c. You will also have the opportunity to retake the other Factoring Quiz (over GCF, Zero Product Property and Factoring x2+bx+c). If you choose to retake, I will be taking your retake score, even if it is lower than your original score.**

**For this retake only, you can score above a B. Anyone can retake that quiz -- even if you scored an A- or a B. :-)**For this retake only, you can score above a B. Anyone can retake that quiz -- even if you scored an A- or a B. :-)

01/30 - 02/03

Reminder: First, I would highly recommend you complete the optional wkst I assigned on Friday for extra practice. Second, your Exponential Functions Tic-Tac-Toe is due Feb 13th (link and info is in last week's schedule)

Monday: CHS Counselors present to the 8th graders, 6th & 7th graders to the library to work on math hw

HW due Tuesday: Finish note slides from Friday

HW due Wednesday: Factoring ax2+bx+c wkst

Tuesday: Finish ax2+bx+c notes #2 -- you should finish this in class, if not it's hw

HW due Wed: Notes summary

Wednesday: Go over wkst & summary, fill in foldable, go over quiz from last week (will count for 3rd quarter)

Thursday: Factoring Task Cards -- if absent, I will have a printed copy for you

Friday: no school

01/23 - 01/27

Monday: Factoring x2+bx+c notes

HW due Wednesday: Factoring wkst -- show all work in your spirals, check problems 14 & 15, check ALL answers with the answer key

HW due February 13th: Exponential Functions Tic-Tac-Toe

Complete on separate sheets of paper (not in your spiral)

Choose 3 boxes for a "Tic-Tac-Toe" (challenge option: more than one tic-tac-toe)

This will be an assessment grade -- NO RETAKES

Tuesday: Factoring x2+bx+c notes

Wednesday: go over wkst, fill in foldable and write notes summary

HW: Study for your quiz

Thursday: QUIZ (GCF, Zero Product Property & Factoring x2+bx+c)

Then, please read through and complete the problems in your notes. Click "Check" to see if you are correct. If you need help, please click "I need help!".

www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/polynomial-factorization/factoring-quadratics-2/a/factoring-by-grouping

Friday: Notes over ax2+bx+c -- due Tuesday!!!

HW due Wednesday: Factoring ax2+bx+c wkst (check your work with the answers provided), GCF & Factoring Review wkst (OPTIONAL -- good review of the material)

*Continue working on your Tic-Tac-Toe due February 13th

01/16 - 01/20

Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no school)

Tuesday: Zero Product Property & GCF Notes (textbook resource to download)

*We also went over the Showbie hw from last week.

Wednesday: Continue with notes

HW due Friday: 7.4 worksheet (both sides) -- pages 3 & 5 on the attachment

Thursday: Continue with notes

Friday: go over wkst, write notes summary, build Factoring Foldable

01/09 - 01/13

Monday: Snow Day

Tuesday: Quiz Review

HW: Study for your quiz

Here is some online practice to help you study: Adding & Subtracting Polynomials help,

Multiplying Polynomials help

Wednesday: Adding, Subtracting & Multiplying Polynomials Quiz

HW: Polynomial Area, Perimeter & Volume on Showbie (due Friday) AND charge your iPad for TOMORROW!

Thursday: STAR Testing

Friday: TBD......

01/03 - 01/06

Here are the book PDFs for this week: 9.1 pdf1, 9.1 pdf2, 9.2 pdf1, 9.2 pdf2, 9.3 pdf1, 9.3 pdf2

Monday: No school

Tuesday: FOIL video, finish Showbie activity from before break, start on homework due Thursday (you should be able to solve 1-18 on the wkst)

HW due Friday: Add, Sub, Multiply Polynomials wkst -- check your answers BEFORE class

Wednesday: SNOW DAY #4

Thursday: Multiplying Polynomial notes

HW due Friday: Add, Sub, Multiply Polynomials wkst -- check your answers BEFORE class

Friday: Special Product Notes

**STAR testing is Monday. You need a fully charged iPad!!!!!!!!

Links to help prepare your for your quiz on Wednesday:

Adding & Subtracting Polynomials help

Multiplying Polynomials help

12/12 - 12/16

Monday: Review

Tuesday: Final Exponent Assessment (no retakes)

Wednesday: Multiplying Polynomials notes

Thursday: SNOW DAY

Friday: SNOW DAY

12/05 - 12/09

*Final Exponent Assessment is Tuesday, December 13th (no retakes). This assessment is over positive, negative and zero exponents, scientific notation, exponential growth and decay. There will be no retakes. Your homework this week is to prepare for this assessment.

Monday: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials (9.1 in the red Algebra book) - green foldable activity and notes

Tuesday: Retake Packets due!

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - another green foldable

HW due Thursday (3rd period) or Friday (2nd & 4th periods): worksheet

Wednesday: Retakes or Scientific Notation Activity

Thursday: SNOW DAY! :-)

Friday: Go over wkst, refine and summarize 9.1 notes

11/28 - 12/02

*Your other homework this week is to study for your quiz on Thursday. Study suggestions: read through your notes, solve problems from the 8.5 and 8.6 book pdfs, Khan Academy links (extra practice tab)

Monday: Exponential Decay (8.6) notes -- download these PDFs for your reference: 8.6 pdf1, 8.6 pdf2, 8.6 pdf3

HW due Wednesday: exponential decay wkst -- check your answers BEFORE class

Tuesday: Exponential Decay notes

Wednesday: go over wkst, Exponential Chairs (review activity), TIGER partners (if time)

Thursday: Exponential Growth & Decay Quiz and iPad activity (need ear buds!)

After the quiz, set up Cornell Notes in your spiral (does not have to be your graphing spiral). Title: Polynomials, Date: 12/01/16, Essential Questions: What is a polynomial? How do your find the degree of a polynomial? How do you add or subtract polynomials?

**Write out the examples from

__video in your notes__**each**Video #1: www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/introduction-to-polynomials/v/terms-coefficients-and-exponents-in-a-polynomial

Video #2: www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/introduction-to-polynomials/v/evaluating-a-polynomial-at-a-given-value

Video #3: www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/introduction-to-polynomials/v/simply-a-polynomial

Friday: Start Polynomials Unit

11/21 - 11/25

Monday: Review

HW: Study for your quiz

Tuesday: 8.1 - 8.4 Quiz (retakes will be only be offered in XLT or in after school Homework Club)

Wednesday - Friday: no school

11/14 - 11/18

**You should be studying each night to prepare for your quiz on Tuesday (November 22nd). Study suggestions: read through your notes, review the green foldable, practice problems from the textbook PDFs, Khan Academy links (extra practice on my website)

Monday: Ms. Alexander's Mini-Unit Starts -- Exponential Growth (download these three PDFs: 8.5 pdf1, 8.5 pdf2, 8.5 pdf3)

At the end of class, please complete this exit ticket

HW due Thursday: p. 524 (4 - 7 all, 9 - 19 odd) -- in red Alg book 8.5 pdf3

Tuesday: Exponential Growth notes continued -- word probs from notes link is here

Wednesday: Exponential Growth Activity and worksheet

Thursday: go over p. 524 & Exponential Growth problem solving -- word probs link from notes is here

Friday: Zombie/Rabit Activity

11/07 - 11/11

**You should be studying each night to prepare for your quiz on Monday (November 21st). Study suggestions: read through your notes, review the green foldable, practice problems from the textbook PDFs, Khan Academy links (extra practice on my website)

Monday: Finish 8.3

HW due Thursday: 20 question wkst

Tuesday: 8.3 wkst work day -- time to ask questions and get help

Wednesday: 20 question wkst work day #2

HW: Study for your quiz next week

Thursday: Go over wkst & Scientific Notation activity

HW: Study for your quiz next week

Friday: Veteran's Day (no school)

10/31 - 11/04

Monday & Tuesday: no school -- parent-teacher conferences

Wednesday: Block 4 Tic-Tac-Toe & p. 498 due

*8.3 notes and exponent properties foldable

Thursday: 8.3 notes

HW due Monday: 10 question exponent properties wkst

Friday: 8.1 - 8.2 quiz (product and quotient exponent properties)

10/24 - 10/28

**Reminder: When completing work, please write out the problem, show all of your work, check your answer with the answers provided, write your score at the top (-0, -1, etc.)

Monday: Notes summary due, 8.1 hw work day

HW due Wednesday: Download 8.1 hw PDF, p. 492 (15-45 odd, 47-49 all)

Tuesday: Retake packets due, 8.2 notes

Wednesday: Retakes, go over p. 492, finish 8.2 notes

Thursday: 8.2 hw work day

HW due Nov 2nd: Download 8.2 hw PDF, p. 498 (15-41 odd, 42-45) & Block 4 Tic-Tac-Toe

10/17 - 10/21

Last day to retake quizzes for 1st quarter will be Wednesday, October 26th. Retake packets are due no later than Tuesday, October 25th.

Monday: Block 4 Tic-Tac-Toe due Wednesday, November 2nd

Complete on separate sheets of paper (not in your spiral)

Choose 3 boxes for a "Tic-Tac-Toe" (challenge option: more than one tic-tac-toe)

This will be an assessment grade -- NO RETAKES

HW: Study for your quiz

Tuesday: Block 4 Review due & Quiz over Systems of Linear Inequalities and Systems Applications

HW: Work on your Tic-Tac-Toe

Wednesday: What to do if I'm absent or need math help ACTIVITY

HW: Work on your retake packet(s), if necessary

Thursday: Start Exponents Unit (Chapter 8 in red Algebra book) -- I will provide PDFs of each section on my website

Download all of these PDFs into iBooks: 8.1, 8.2 part 1, 8.2 part 2, 8.3, 8.4 part 1, 8.4 part 2

HW: read through your notes, underline/highlight key information

Friday: Continue 8.1 notes

HW: summarize your notes

10/10 - 10/14

Monday: 4.8 notes, save 4.8 student text from Core Focus in iBooks and save either the 4.8 wkst or 4.8C wkst

HW due Thursday: 4.8 or 4.8C wkst

Tuesday: Tripod Survey (there might be time to work on the 4.8 wkst after the survey)

Wednesday: Block 4 Review

**Core Focus website Stage 3 Linear Equations Block 4 Review Student Text - complete in your graphing spiral problems 1-6, 8-9, 11, 13, 21-23, 28-30, 37-40, 42, 45-47

HW: Block 4 Review due Tuesday

Thursday: go over 4.8 wkst and continue with Block 4 Review

HW: Block 4 Review due Tuesday

Friday: no school

10/03 - 10/07

**Next retake opportunity is Wednesday at lunch!

Monday: Finish Math Task, Finish EXPLORE from Friday, Core Focus website activity

*Login to the Core Focus website, find the 4.6 student text (from the Linear Equations textbook), complete the EXPLORE on p. 158 in your notes and #14 on p. 160

Tuesday: Applications of Systems of Equations (Section 4.7)

HW due Thursday (3rd period) or Friday (2nd & 4th periods): 4.7 wkst

Wednesday: Finish 4.7

Thursday (3rd period only): Systems of Linear Inequalities (Section 4.8)

If absent, please complete the EXPLORE activity

Friday (2nd & 4th periods only): Systems of Linear Inequalities (Section 4.8)

If absent, please complete the EXPLORE activity

09/26 - 09/30

Monday: Systems of Equations Elimination Method Notes

HW: Quiz Retake Packet(s) (if you scored below 8/10) due Thursday

Tuesday: Textbook hunt due & finish Elimination notes

HW: Study for quiz -- optional quiz review sheet

Wednesday: Elimination Quiz & Ms. Swenson's Goals Pre-Test #1

HW due Tuesday: Math Task

Thursday: Quiz Retake Packet(s) due & STAR Math Test

Friday: Math Tic Tac Toe due & Systems of Equations Problem Solving Activity

**Quiz Retakes

09/19 - 09/23

Monday: Systems Review wkst or challenge wkst

HW: Study for your quiz

Tuesday: Systems Quiz (graphing & substitution)

Wednesday: Math Task

HW due Sept 30: Math Tac Toe -- directions on Showbie

Showbie codes: 2nd per (M24RY), 3rd per (WRHB4), 4th per (TNHG7)

Thursday: OSU Soccer Game Field Trip for 7th graders and 8th grade DI students

*Students not attending the field trip will work on their Math Tac Toes

Friday: Textbook hunt and save Selected Answers in iBooks

09/12 - 09/16

Monday: We will be using Core Focus Stage 3 Linear Equations Block 4 for this unit

*Set up Cornell Notes (if you were absent you need to get these notes)

Tuesday: EXPLORE activity in groups & bookmark Core Focus website (login information is on my website (Algebra 1 - Textbook info) and on the inside cover of your spiral

HW due Thursday: 4.1 wkst

Wednesday: Finish 4.1 notes, fill in left column and do summary

Thursday: go over hw, begin 4.2 notes

Friday: Substitution & Elimination problems

09/07 - 09/09

Wednesday: 1st day of school! Please bring your math spiral and pencil to class.

3rd period only: Please bring EVERYTHING to class. We will be organizing your binders. :-)

Thursday: Classroom Procedures, Retake Policy, Find my website

HW due Monday: 5 order of operations problems (glued into spiral)

Friday: Start Systems of Equations

Parent HW due September 16th

Please have your parent email me from his/her (or both parents) preferred email address (home, work, etc.). In the email I would like for your parents to include the following information:

1) student name

2) parent(s) name(s)

3) at least three adjectives to describe your student

4) any other information you would like for me to know