Advanced Algebra 2 assignments
Week 12, Trimester A
1.) Final Exam for Trimester 1
1.) Finish up Trimester 1 Final Review Guide.
2.) Students may use Answer Key as final confirmation.
3.) Exam is on Wednesday.
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.
Week 11, Trimester A
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.
1.) Provided solutions to last night’s assignment and tacked on three more quadratic formula example. Collected.
2.) Assignment: Students use quadratic formula and TI-84 to solve application problems. We will discuss and debrief tomorrow.
1.) Play Quadratic Formula song as students enter class.
2.) Notes/Examples on Section 6-4: 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.
1.) Warm-up with finding the zeros of two functions - via graphing and factoring.
2.) Assignment: 6-2 Study Guide Worksheet. Go through several examples with students before assigning the remainder of exercises.
1.) Begin Chapter 6 ideas. Introduce/refresh using Graphing Calculators (TI-84). 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.) Take-Home 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.
Week 10, Trimester A
1.) Went over solutions to assignment: Page 315, #39-56.
2.) Teach last section in Chapter 5, section 5-10.
3.) Notes and examples on rationalizing complex and imaginary denominators. Answered students' questions.
4.) Assignment: Page 320, #16-42 even, 50, 54. #58 is extra credit.
1.) Went over solutions to assignment: Page 314 #20-38. Answered a lot of student questions.
2.) Continued section 5-9.
notes and examples on complex numbers.
3.) Assignment: Page 315, #39-56. Some time was given in class to work. Finish for homework.
1.) Begin: Section 5-9 on Complex Numbers. Notes and examples on imaginary numbers.
2.) Assignment: Page 314 #20-38 all.
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.
- 5-7 Skills Key.
- 5-8 Radical Equations Key.
1.) Go through selected problems on: 5-7 Skills
worksheet. Due Wednesday.
2.) Work on Section 5-8: Solving Radical Equations. Provide
handout that clearly breaks down all scenarios.
We complete one example of each. Entirety of this assignment is due Wednesday.
Week 9, Trimester A
1.) Collect both of the 5-6 assignments.
2.) Lecture and notes/examples on Section 5-7: 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...
1.) Students have lots of questions on yesterday’s assignment:
Section 5-6 Skills Practice.
2.) Extenstion assignment: Page 887, middle 5-6 section, 3, 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 22, 23!
1.) Spot check solutions to yesterday's assignment on Page 293.
2.) Resume working on Section 5-6 Hand-out/Guided Note sheet. Go through remainder of scenarios on the second page.
3.) Assignment: Section 5-6 Skills Practice. Due tomorrow.
1.) Notes and examples on radical expressions (section 5-6). Students given
Hand-out/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, #23-48.
1.) Lecture and
Notes on section 5-5: 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 #29-54.
Week 8, Trimester A
1.) Mr. Hansen not in today.
2.) Students work on simplifying radicals.
3.) Assignment: Simplifying Radicals Worksheet 1 & 2.
1.) Test on Factoring!
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, #18-48 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!
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.
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) #1-13
- Factoring Worksheet 43: Putting it all together.
Week 7, Trimester A
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
1.) Catch up day on factoring.
2.) Time to review with assignment: Factoring Review Worksheet. Side one is multiple choice. Side two is free-response factoring.
3.) Review with Factoring Worksheet 15.
1.) No class due to half day
1.) Teach students factoring "Difference of two Squares" Binomials.
Factoring Worksheet 36 &
Factoring Worksheet 46.
1.) Review idea of factoring trinomials by "guess-and-check," as well as show new "box grouping method."
2.) Assignment: Factoring Worksheet 16.
3.) Tomorrow collect Factoring 9, 13, 16.
Week 6, Trimester A
1.) Make sure yesterday's assignment: Factoring Worksheet 5
2.) New assignments: Factoring Worksheet 9 and Factoring Worksheet 13. Due Monday.
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.
1.) Collected Take-Home 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.
1.) Provide time for students to finish Math 11 Synthetic Division worksheet.
2.) Assigned Take-Home Quiz: Quiz on 5-1 through 5-3. Due tomorrow.
1.) Answer a few questions on Friday's Long & Synthetic Division.
2.) Taught class Synthetic Division with non-one coefficient on divisor.
3.) More practice: Math 11 Synthetic Division worksheet.
Week 5, Trimester A
1.) Practice Long & Synthetic Division of Polynomials.
2.) Assignment: ALG2: Division Practice Problems.
Please read the directions carefully.
1.) Completed notes on long division of polynomials.
2.) Notes on Synthetic Division. Compare and contrast with long division. Complete various examples and re-did some old long-division examples as a comparison.
1.) Notes/examples on Section 5-3: Division of Polynomials
2.) Examples of dividing polynomials by monimials and long-division by binomials. To be continued tomorrow...
1.) Provide answers and solutions to assignment: Page 264 #21-31 & Page 265 #39-50, 54, 55. Turn in tomorrow.
2.) Take-home Quiz: Polynomial Review.
1.) Finish up Notes/examples on Section 5-2: Polynomials
2.) Assignment: Page 264 #21-31 & Page 265 #39-50, 54, 55. Due tomorrow.
Week 4, Trimester A
1.) Went through detailed solutions to yesterday's assignment: Exponents Worksheet 12.
2.) Notes/examples on Section 5-2: Polynomials. To be continued Monday…
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.) Follow-up assignment due Friday:
Exponents Worksheet 12.
1.) Class did not meet due to special testing schedule.
1.) Went through detailed solutions to yesterday’s homework assignment.
2.) Assignments: Exponents Worksheet 4 and Algebra 2 - Exponential Properties Practice.
1.) Began Notes/examples on section 5-1: monomials.
Go through definitions, properties, and examples.
2.) Assignment: Page 259 #19-45 odd.
Week 3, Trimester A
1.) Test on Statistics Unit.
2.) Will be graded by Monday.
1.) Final Review day for Statistics Unit.
2.) Assignment: Algebra II Statistics REVIEW 2013
3.) Chapter Test Friday!
1.) Review all ideas thus far in Statistics Unit.
2.) Assignment: Algebra II Statistics REVIEW 1.
3.) Chapter Test Friday!
1.) Review idea of normal distribution.
2.) Assignment: Algebra II Statistics packet.
1.) Begin Section 6-9 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.
Week 2, Trimester A
1.) Review entering box plot data into calculator.
2.) Have students finish and hand in assignment: Section 4-8 Assignment.
3.) Additional assignment due: Dealing With Data.
1.) Complete Notes/Examples Packet on Box Plots.
2.) Assignment: Section 4-8 Assignment.
1.) Begin lesson on 4-8: Data Distributions.
2.) Notes/Examples Packet on data, distributions, spread, etc using Box & Whiskers Plots and Histograms. To be continued tomorrow.
1.) Continue with practice on Central Tendency.
2.) Assignment: Page 23, #17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 26, 27, 30-35.
1.) Begin mini-unit on statistics.
2.) Discussion about Measures of Central Tendency.
3.) Explain and document how to enter and run One-Variable Stats in TI-84 calculator.
4.) Assignment: 1-3 Worksheet. Collected at end of hour.
Week 1, Trimester A
1.) Go through solutions to Page 31 #20-42 Even. Collect.
2.) Administer Trimester A pre-Test.
1.) Collect syllabus signature slips.
2.) Go through solutions to selected problems from yesterday's Skills Review worksheet. Collect.
3.) Begin section 1-4. Notes on Section 1-4: Solving Equations. Go through discussion and
examples with students.
4.) Assignment: Page 31 #20-42 Even. Due tomorrow.
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!
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!