Monday, April 30, 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then practiced solving rational equations (lesson, pdf).

1. Review solving rational equations.
2. Please bring your registration card to class tomorrow so that I can initial it.
3. If you haven't yet, you might want to start watching the review videos that have been showing up on the blog.

Review for Final 13: Factoring ax^2 + bx + c

Watch Factoring ax2 + bx + c.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Dear 16 Year Old Me

If you're 16 (or 14, or 17, or 11, or really any age), please watch this.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Friday, April 27, 2012

We began with our assessment over Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions (key, pdf).

We then learned about Solving Rational Equations (lesson, pdf).

1. Check the portal for the results of your assessments last week, fill out your student checklist with your results, and make a plan for retake (if necessary), including making an appointment

Review for Final 10: Multiplying Polynomials

Watch Multiplying Polynomials.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then took our common assessment over factoring.

We then practiced adding and subtracting rational expressions (lesson, pdf).

1. Prepare for the Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions Assessment on Friday.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

We had a shortened class period today due to Juniors taking the State ACT.

We began with our assessment over Multiplying, Dividing and Simplifying Rational Expressions (key, pdf).

We then spent a few minutes reviewing adding and subtracting rational expressions (lesson, pdf).

1. Check the portal for the results of your assessments last week, fill out your student checklist with your results, and make a plan for retake (if necessary), including making an appointment.
2. We will have a common assessment over factoring tomorrow - you might take a few minutes to review that (GCF, x-box, difference of squares).
3. Complete the Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions Pre-Assessment on the Moodle.

Review for Final 7: Combinations

Watch Combinations.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Monday, April 23, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then learned about Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions (lesson, pdf), as well as a bit of review of multiplying, dividing and simplifying rational expressions.

1. Prepare for the Multiplying, Dividing and Simplifying Rational Expressions assessment tomorrow.
2. Watch and complete the Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions Video, including submitting the self-check problems on the Moodle.

Review for Final 6: Permutations

Watch Permutations video.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Review for Final 4: Scientific Notation

Watch Scientific Notation.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Friday, April 20, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then learned about Dividing Rational Expressions (lesson, pdf).

1. Finish the worksheet if necessary.
2. Complete the Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Pre-Assessment on the Moodle.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then learned about multiplying rational expressions (lesson, pdf).

1. Finish the worksheet if necessary.

2. Watch and complete the Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Video, including submitting the self-check problems on the Moodle.

Review for Final 1: Exponent Properties Involving Products

Just like for first semester, I think an excellent strategy to begin studying for the final is to watch one video per day between now and the final. Here's the first one.

Watch the Exponent Properties Involving Products video.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

MAP Testing today, so no class. Please remember to finish the worksheets from Monday's class if you haven't already.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Monday, April 16, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then practiced simplifying rational expressions (lesson, pdf).

1. Finish the worksheet if necessary (by Wednesday).

2. MAP Testing tomorrow. Please report to the media center computer lab.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

We began with our assessment over the Quadratic Formula (key, pdf).

We then learned about simplifying rational expressions (lesson, pdf).

1. Check the portal for the results of your assessments last week, fill out your student checklist with your results, and make a plan for retake (if necessary), including making an appointment.

2. Watch and complete the Simplifying Rational Expressions Video, including submitting the self-check problems on the Moodle.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

1. Prepare for the Quadratic Formula Assessment on  Friday.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

We began with our assessment over Graphing Quadratic Equations (key, pdf).

We then practiced using the Quadratic Formula (lesson, pdf).

1. Check the portal for the results of your assessments last week, fill out your student checklist with your results, and make a plan for retake (if necessary), including making an appointment
2. Complete the Quadratic Formula Pre-Assessment on the Moodle

Monday, April 9, 2012

Monday, April 9, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

1. Prepare for the Graphing Assessment tomorrow.

2. Watch and complete the Quadratic Formula Video, including submitting the self-check problems on the Moodle.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Friday, April 6, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then practiced graphing quadratic equations in the form y = ax2 + bx + c (lesson, pdf).

1. Finish the worksheet.

2. Complete the Graphing y = ax2 + bx + c Pre-Assessment on the Moodle

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

We began with our assessment over the Pythagorean Theorem (key, pdf).

We then practiced graphing quadratic equations in the form y = ax2 + c and started learning about graphing quadratic equations in the form y = ax2 + bx + c (lesson, pdf).

1. Check the portal for the results of your assessments last week, fill out your student checklist with your results, and make a plan for retake (if necessary), including making an appointment

2. Watch and complete the Graphing y = ax2 + bx + c Video, including submitting the self-check problems on the Moodle.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then learned about graphing quadratic equations in the form y = ax2 + c (lesson, pdf).

1. Prepare for the Pythagorean Theorem Assessment tomorrow.
2. Watch and complete the Graphing y = ax2 + c Video, including submitting the self-check problems on the Moodle.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Monday, April 2, 2012

We began with this opener (pdf).

We then reviewed the Pythagorean Theorem (lesson, pdf).