
Thu 12/4 1.) Alg2 classes do not meet. 2.) End of Trimester 1. Wed 12/3 1.) 4th hour class completes final crash course before Final Exam. Mr. Hansen guides students in making 4 x 6 card. 2.) All four review guides due before exam. Worth multiple grades. 3.) 3rd and 4th hour take Final Exam. Tue 12/2 1.) 3rd hour class completes final crash course before Final Exam. Mr. Hansen guides students in making 4 x 6 card. 2.) All four review guides due before exam. Worth multiple grades. Mon 12/1 1.) Students given final block of time to complete review / ask questions. 2.) Students receive Day Three/Four packet (if not already claimed) and work through solutions to review examples with time permitting.
Tue 11/25 1.) Continue to work on Final Exam Review. 2.) Today we work on Day Two  Systems of Equations. 3.) Many students elect to take Day Three and Day Four review packets home to work on during recess. 4.) Have a nice Thanksgiving Break! Mon 11/25 1.) Begin to work on Final Exam Review. 2.) Today we work on Day One  Factoring and Quadratic Equations.
Fri 11/21 1.) Lesson on Using Ti84 to solve application problems using Quadratic Functions. Thu 11/20 1.) Lesson on factoring to solve area problems. Wed 11/19 1.) Go through selected homework examples from #1120 ON DAY 1 Quadratic Formula assignment. Assign entirety of problems. 2.) Further assignment: Day two of Quadratic Formula assignment. Tue 11/18 1.) Notes / Examples on using the Quadratic Formula. 2.) Assignment: Day One Quadratic Formula. #112. Thanks. Mon 11/17 1.) Notes / Examples on simplifying (breaking down) square roots 2.) Assignment: Radical Worksheet #1.
Fri 11/14 1.) Review concepts from this week. Solving Quadratic Equations via Graphing and Factoring. 2.) Assignment: MidReview:Solving Quadratic Equations via Graphing and Factoring. Thu 11/13 1.) Warmup with finding the zeros of two functions  via graphing and factoring. 2.) Assignment: 53 Study Guide Worksheet. Go through several examples with students before assigning the remainder of exercises. All to be done by hand, oldschool factoring. Wed 11/12 1.) Gobble up the ACT practice Test day! Tue 11/11 1.) Teach students how to find “zeroes” of quadratic equations via TI84 graphing calculators. 2.) Assignment: 53 Study Guide Worksheet. All exercises to be done on TI84. Mon 11/10 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 â€” 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.
Fri 11/7 1.) Test on Unit 4: Factoring! Thu 11/6 1.) Spot check yesterday's assignment: Factoring by Grouping Worksheet. Answer all questions. 2.) Final assignments to prepare for Friday's unit test. Factoring Worksheet 43: Putting it all together. 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! Wed 11/5 1.) Teach last strategy, "Factor by Grouping." Students take notes and examples on this strategy. 2.) Assignment: Factoring by Grouping Worksheet. Tue 11/4 1.) No School  Professional Development Day. Mon 11/3 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.
Fri 10/31 1.) Happy Halloween! 2.) Teach students factoring "Difference of two Squares" Binomials. 3.) Assignments: Factoring Worksheet 36 & Factoring Worksheet 46. Thu 10/30 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. Wed 10/29 1.) Make sure yesterday's assignment: Factoring Worksheet 5 is completed. 2.) New assignments: Factoring Worksheet 9 and Factoring Worksheet 13. Tue 10/28 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. Mon 10/27 1.) Returned Tests from last week 2.) Students present given opportunity to make revisions. 3.) Offer ExtraCredit Assignment: Factoring Worksheet 4.
Fri 10/24 1.) 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. Thu 10/23 1.) Students need another day to finish Unit 3 Test on Systems of Equations. Wed 10/22 1.) Unit 3 Test on Systems of Equations. Tue 10/21 1.) Last day of review on Systems of Equations. 2.) Assign: WS 7.9 Test Review. Mon 10/20 1.) Work on some story problems today. 2.) Assign: WS 7.8 Systems Story Problems.
Fri 10/17 1.) Continue to work on Unit 3 Review packet. 2.) Unit 3 Test on Systems of Equations will be next Wednesday! Thu 10/16 1.) Question and Answer on yesterday’s assignment. 2.) Toward end of period, assign Unit 3 Review packet. Students will also have Friday to work on this assignment. Wed 10/15 1.) Mr. Hansen not in today. 2.) Students have time to complete Tuesday’s assignment: WS 7.5 Elimination. 3.) Also assign: WS 7.7 Pick your method. Tue 10/14 1.) Teach students how to you Solving By Elimination Method. 2.) Assignment: WS 7.5 Elimination. Mon 10/13 1.) Teach students how to you Solving By Substitution Method. 2.) Assignment: Substitution Scavenger Hunt.
Fri 10/10 1.) Begin Unit 3: Solving Systems of Linear Equations. 2.) Short Lesson on using Graphing Calculator to find intersection. 3.) Notes on Systems of Equations. 4.) Assignment: Day 1 and 2 Graphing Systems of Linear Equations. Thu 10/09 1.) Unit 2 test. Wed 10/08 1.) Final day of review before Unit 2 test. 2.) Assignment: Unit 2 final test prep. Students take this as a quiz to check for readiness. 3.) Test tomorrow on Unit Two. Tue 10/07 1.) Second day of review before Unit 2 test. 2.) Assignment: Unit 2 Review, Day Two. 3.) Test Thursday on Unit Two. Mon 10/06 1.) First day of review before Unit 2 test. 2.) Assignment: Unit 2 Review, Day One. 3.) Test Thursday on Unit Two.
Fri 10/03 1.) Notes/Examples on graphing Inequalities in Two Variables. 2.) Assignment: Graphing Inequalities Worksheet. Thu 10/02 1.) Students given time to practice more with transformations of graphs. 2.) Quiz students on graphing transformations with: Graph transformations powerpoint . 3.) Assignment: Math 110 worksheet. Wed 10/01 1.) More practice with Families of Functions, continued from yesterday. 2.) Addon assignment: 1.3 Families of Functions. Tue 09/30 1.) Introduce students to families of functions. 2.) Notes/Examples: Families of Functions  Day 2. Mon 09/29 1.) Quick Lesson on Scatterplots 2.) Notes/Examples: Powerpoint show. 3.) Assignment: Worksheet on Scatterplots.
Fri 9/26 1.) Continue with concepts regarding parallel and perpendicular lines. 2.) Check solutions to page three of yesterday's Investigation packet. 3.) Assignment: Graphing Worksheet 38. 4.) Assignment: 22 Word Problem Practice. 5.) 4th hour worked on: Pathak Slope worksheet and Slope of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines. Thu 9/25 1.) Prequiz on linear equations. Went through all solutions afterward. 2.) Investigate Parallel and Perpendicular Lines. Students complete Investigation packet. 3.) Summarize concepts as a class. Please finish any unfinished practice problems for homework. Wed 9/24 1.) Completed Sections 22 and 23 on Linear Equations. Guided notes on concepts such as standard form, pointslope, slopeintercept, etc. Definitions and examples. 2.) Assignment: Graphing Worksheet 20 and Linear Equations 2. Tue 9/23 1.) Continued on with linear equations. 2.) Began Sections 22 and 23 on Linear Equations. Guided notes on concepts such as standard form, pointslope, slopeintercept, etc. Definitions and examples. 3.) Assignments: Linear Equations 4 Worksheet and Graphing Worksheet 22. Mon 9/22 1.) Worked on ACT practice Test. 60 questions, 60 minutes.
Fri 9/19 1.) Mr. Hansen out of the room today  proctoring NWEA testing. 2.) Students complete selfguided assignment reviewing ideas of domino and range. Thu 9/18 1.) Test on Unit One: Review of basic operations, solving equations and inequalities in one variable. Wed 9/17 1.) Mr. Hansen out sick today. 2.) Students continue to work on and study Unit 1 Review packet. Tue 9/16 1.) Take questions on yesterday’s assignment. 2.) Begin to prepare for Thursday’s Test. 3.) Assignment: Unit 1 Review packet. Mon 9/15 1.) Lesson on Absolute Value Inequalities. 2.) Notes and Examples to cover the different scenarios. 3.) Assignment: Solving Absolute Value Inequalities .
Fri 9/12 1.) Review last two lessons. 2.) Assignment: Review of Absolute Value and Inequalities. Thu 9/11 3rd hour 1.) Finished up story problems on Absolute Value worksheet. Collected. 2.) Notes / Examples on Solving Compound Ineqialities. 3.) Assignment: Worksheet on Compound Inequalities. 4th hour 1.) Finished up lesson on absolute value. 2.) Had students complete the worksheet and story problems Wed 9/10 3rd hour 1.) Notes and Examples on Solving Absolute Value Equations 2.) Assignment: Complete side one of Solving Absolute Value Equations. 4th hour 1.) Notes and Examples on Solving Absolute Value Equations 2.) Assignment: Complete #2, 4, 6, 8, 10. Tue 9/09 1.) Continued with assignment:Solving Equations, Day 3  Inequalities. Assign the remainder of the problems. Collected. Mon 9/08 1.) Move on to Day 3 of Solving Equations. Today focuses on Inequalities. Notes on uses, examples, and strategies. 2.) Assignment:Solving Equations, Day 3  Inequalities. Assign the odd numbered problems.
Fri 9/05 1.) Spot check Solving Equations, Day 1. Collected. 2.) Move on to Day 2 of Solving Equations. Similar to prior work, just more multistep and use of distributive property. 3.) Assignment:Solving Equations, Day 2. Thu 9/04 1.) Spot checked even answers to yesterdays homework: Evaluating Expressions Worksheet. Collected. 2.) Moved on to Day 1 of Solving Equations. 3.) Assignment:Solving Equations, Day 1. Due tomorrow. Wed 9/03 1.) Spot checked yesterdays homework: Algebra Skills Review assignment. Collected. 2.) Began formal review of Algebra Basic Skills. 3.) Notes and examples on Order of Operations and Evaluating Expresions. 4.) Assignment:Evaluating Expressions Worksheet. Due tomorrow. Tue 9/02 1.) Welcome students back to RHS. 2.) Introduction, words of encouragement. 3.) Short assignment  basic questions to get students going. Collected. 4.) Homework: Algebra Skills Review assignment. Homework. We'll check it tomorrow! 