
Wed 11/20 1.) Final Exam for Trimester 1 Tue 11/19 1.) Finish up Trimester 1 Final Review Guide. 2.) Students may use Answer Key as final confirmation. 3.) Exam is on Wednesday. Mon 11/18 1.) Spend more time on Trimester 1 Final Review Guide. 2.) Answer student’s questions. 3.) Can work on this more tomorrow… Exam is on Wednesday.
Fri 11/15 1.) Go through solutions to yesterdays assignment . 2.) More practice with solving quadratics by graphing. We completed Quadratic Equation November R2. 3.) Assign Trimester 1 Final Review Guide. Thu 11/14 1.) Provided solutions to last night’s assignment and tacked on three more quadratic formula example. Collected. 2.) Assignment: Students use quadratic formula and TI84 to solve application problems. We will discuss and debrief tomorrow. Wed 11/13 1.) Play Quadratic Formula song as students enter class. 2.) Notes/Examples on Section 64: How to use the Quadratic Formula and the discriminant. 3.) Complete the four scenarios with using the quadratic formula. 4.) Assignment: Lots of examples in class and two out the door. Tue 11/12 1.) Warmup with finding the zeros of two functions  via graphing and factoring. 2.) Assignment: 62 Study Guide Worksheet. Go through several examples with students before assigning the remainder of exercises. Mon 11/11 1.) Begin Chapter 6 ideas. Introduce/refresh using Graphing Calculators (TI84). Students use classroom set. 2.) Work on Story Problem modeling the flight path of a thrown rock. Introduce idea of "zero" of a function. 3.) Assignment: Students receive Algebra 2 — Zeroes of Quadratic Functions Worksheet. Use graphing calculator to verify graphs and complete table of values. Students compare zeroes via graphing, table, and solving by factoring. 4.) TakeHome quiz assigned: Chapter 5  Im a big quiz now! Due by Wednesday or heavy penalty! 5.) Posted some hints to help with I’m a Big Quiz Now.
Fri 11/08 1.) Went over solutions to assignment: Page 315, #3956. 2.) Teach last section in Chapter 5, section 510. 3.) Notes and examples on rationalizing complex and imaginary denominators. Answered students' questions. 4.) Assignment: Page 320, #1642 even, 50, 54. #58 is extra credit. Thu 11/07 1.) Went over solutions to assignment: Page 314 #2038. Answered a lot of student questions. 2.) Continued section 59. notes and examples on complex numbers. 3.) Assignment: Page 315, #3956. Some time was given in class to work. Finish for homework. Wed 11/06 1.) Begin: Section 59 on Complex Numbers. Notes and examples on imaginary numbers. 2.) Assignment: Page 314 #2038 all. Tue 11/05 1.) No School  election day. Do ALL your Algebra 2 homework. 2.) Here are Answer Keys to make sure you are on target! No excuses.  57 Skills Key.  58 Radical Equations Key. Mon 11/04 1.) Go through selected problems on: 57 Skills worksheet. Due Wednesday. 2.) Work on Section 58: Solving Radical Equations. Provide handout that clearly breaks down all scenarios. We complete one example of each. Entirety of this assignment is due Wednesday.
Fri 11/01 1.) Collect both of the 56 assignments. 2.) Lecture and notes/examples on Section 57: Rational Exponents. Explain how to convert from exponential to radical form and how to break down to lowest base. 3.) Assignment: Based on these problems... Thu 10/31 1.) Students have lots of questions on yesterday’s assignment: Section 56 Skills Practice. 2.) Extenstion assignment: Page 887, middle 56 section, 3, 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 22, 23! Wed 10/30 1.) Spot check solutions to yesterday's assignment on Page 293. 2.) Resume working on Section 56 Handout/Guided Note sheet. Go through remainder of scenarios on the second page. 3.) Assignment: Section 56 Skills Practice. Due tomorrow. Tue 10/29 1.) Notes and examples on radical expressions (section 56). Students given Handout/Guided Note sheet which breaks down different scenarios for radical expressions. 2.) As a class, we worked through the first page, breaking down a radical based on the factors that are a power of its index. 3.) Assignment: Page 293, #2348. Mon 10/28 1.) Lecture and Notes on section 55: roots. Went through how to simplify radicals of odd and even indices. 2.) Went through a slew of examples, as well as #49, 45, and 35 with class. 3.) Assignment: Page 285 #2954.
Fri 10/25 1.) Mr. Hansen not in today. 2.) Students work on simplifying radicals. 3.) Assignment: Simplifying Radicals Worksheet 1 & 2. Thu 10/24 1.) Test on Factoring! Wed 10/23 1.) Spot check yesterday's assignment: Factoring by Grouping Worksheet. Answer all questions. 2.) Final assignment to prepare for Friday's unit test. 3.) Assignment: Page 279, #1848 all. Answer key provided to study. 4.) Factoring Test tomorrow! Students will be allowed to use common perfect square and cube numbers, Factoring Flow Chart, as well as a multiplication chart as resources. Please follow through on your assignments tonight  that's how you prepare! Tue 10/22 1.) Remind students of this week's calendar and assignments due. 2.) Teach last strategy, "Factor by Grouping." Students take notes and examples on this strategy. 3.) Assignment: Factoring by Grouping Worksheet. Mon 10/21 1.) Students given calendar of assignments due this week. 2.) Students given Common Perfect Square and Cube numbers , Factoring Flow Chart, as well as a multiplication chart as resources. 3.) Students asked to finish Sum and Difference of Cubes assignment from Friday. 4.) Additional Assignments:  Pathak Factoring Cubes (mixed practice) #113 .  Factoring Worksheet 43: Putting it all together.
Fri 10/18 1.) Teach students sum / difference of cubes factoring. Relate this to division of the factors and look for pattern. 2.) Assignment: Sum and Differences of Cubes . Thu 10/17 1.) Catch up day on factoring. 2.) Time to review with assignment: Factoring Review Worksheet. Side one is multiple choice. Side two is freeresponse factoring. 3.) Review with Factoring Worksheet 15. Wed 10/16 1.) No class due to half day Tue 10/15 1.) Teach students factoring "Difference of two Squares" Binomials. 2.) Assignments: Factoring Worksheet 36 & Factoring Worksheet 46. Mon 10/14 1.) Review idea of factoring trinomials by "guessandcheck," as well as show new "box grouping method." 2.) Assignment: Factoring Worksheet 16. 3.) Tomorrow collect Factoring 9, 13, 16.
Fri 10/11 1.) Make sure yesterday's assignment: Factoring Worksheet 5 is completed. 2.) New assignments: Factoring Worksheet 9 and Factoring Worksheet 13. Due Monday. Thu 10/10 1.) Spot check yesterday's Factoring Worksheet 1. Collected. 2.) Begin learning how to factor general trinomials. 3.) Notes and examples on factoring trinomials, essentially the reverse process of F.O.I.L multiplication of binomials. 4.) Assignment: Factoring Worksheet 5. Wed 10/09 1.) Collected TakeHome Quiz and previous polynomial division assignments. 2.) Discussion and review of concepts such as factors and greatest common factor (GCF). Brief Notes on Factoring by GCF only. 3.) Assignment: Factoring Worksheet 1. Students complete both sides. Due tomorrow. Tue 10/08 1.) Provide time for students to finish Math 11 Synthetic Division worksheet. 2.) Assigned TakeHome Quiz: Quiz on 51 through 53. Due tomorrow. Mon 10/07 1.) Answer a few questions on Friday's Long & Synthetic Division. 2.) Taught class Synthetic Division with nonone coefficient on divisor. 3.) More practice: Math 11 Synthetic Division worksheet.
Fri 10/04 1.) Practice Long & Synthetic Division of Polynomials. 2.) Assignment: ALG2: Division Practice Problems. Please read the directions carefully. Thu 10/03 1.) Completed notes on long division of polynomials. 2.) Notes on Synthetic Division. Compare and contrast with long division. Complete various examples and redid some old longdivision examples as a comparison. Wed 10/02 1.) Notes/examples on Section 53: Division of Polynomials . 2.) Examples of dividing polynomials by monimials and longdivision by binomials. To be continued tomorrow... Tue 10/01 1.) Provide answers and solutions to assignment: Page 264 #2131 & Page 265 #3950, 54, 55. Turn in tomorrow. 2.) Takehome Quiz: Polynomial Review. Mon 9/30 1.) Finish up Notes/examples on Section 52: Polynomials . 2.) Assignment: Page 264 #2131 & Page 265 #3950, 54, 55. Due tomorrow.
Fri 9/27 1.) Went through detailed solutions to yesterday's assignment: Exponents Worksheet 12. 2.) Notes/examples on Section 52: Polynomials. To be continued Monday… Thu 9/26 1.) Proctored ACT Math simulation; 60 questions / 60 minutes. 2.) Went through answers to Tuesday's assignments: Exponents Worksheet 4 and Algebra 2  Exponential Properties Practice. 3.) Followup assignment due Friday: Exponents Worksheet 12. Wed 9/25 1.) Class did not meet due to special testing schedule. Tue 9/24 1.) Went through detailed solutions to yesterday’s homework assignment. 2.) Assignments: Exponents Worksheet 4 and Algebra 2  Exponential Properties Practice. Mon 9/23 1.) Began Notes/examples on section 51: monomials. Go through definitions, properties, and examples. 2.) Assignment: Page 259 #1945 odd.
Fri 9/20 1.) Test on Statistics Unit. 2.) Will be graded by Monday. Thu 9/19 1.) Final Review day for Statistics Unit. 2.) Assignment: Algebra II Statistics REVIEW 2013 . 3.) Chapter Test Friday! Wed 9/18 1.) Review all ideas thus far in Statistics Unit. 2.) Assignment: Algebra II Statistics REVIEW 1. 3.) Chapter Test Friday! Tue 9/17 1.) Review idea of normal distribution. 2.) Assignment: Algebra II Statistics packet. Mon 9/16 1.) Begin Section 69 Normal Distribution Notes worksheet. Notes and examples regarding how to graph and interpret normal distributions. Complete interactive example with class. 2.) Here is the template to help graph Normal Distribution problems. 3.) Complete remainder of Notes/Worksheet from above.
Fri 9/13 1.) Review entering box plot data into calculator. 2.) Have students finish and hand in assignment: Section 48 Assignment. 3.) Additional assignment due: Dealing With Data. Thu 9/12 1.) Complete Notes/Examples Packet on Box Plots. 2.) Assignment: Section 48 Assignment. Wed 9/11 1.) Begin lesson on 48: Data Distributions. 2.) Notes/Examples Packet on data, distributions, spread, etc using Box & Whiskers Plots and Histograms. To be continued tomorrow. Tue 9/10 1.) Continue with practice on Central Tendency. 2.) Assignment: Page 23, #17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 26, 27, 3035. Mon 9/09 1.) Begin miniunit on statistics. 2.) Discussion about Measures of Central Tendency. 3.) Explain and document how to enter and run OneVariable Stats in TI84 calculator. 4.) Assignment: 13 Worksheet. Collected at end of hour.
Fri 9/06 1.) Go through solutions to Page 31 #2042 Even. Collect. 2.) Administer Trimester A preTest. Thu 9/05 1.) Collect syllabus signature slips. 2.) Go through solutions to selected problems from yesterday's Skills Review worksheet. Collect. 3.) Begin section 14. Notes on Section 14: Solving Equations. Go through discussion and examples with students. 4.) Assignment: Page 31 #2042 Even. Due tomorrow. Wed 9/04 1.) Take attendance and brief discussion/debriefing regarding yesterday's "economic justice" video clip. 2.) Students receive course syllabus. Discuss. Needs to be signed and returned no later than this Friday. 3.) Students also receive Algebra Skills Review assignment. Complete in class. We'll check it tomorrow! Tue 9/03 1.) Welcome students back to RHS. 2.) Introduction, words of encouragement. Short video clip on Economic Justice. 3.) Short assignment  five questions to get students thinking. Collected. 4.) Tomorrow: Syllabus, procedures, etcetera! 