Hansen - Pioneer Algebra 2 assignments
Week 5, Second Semester
1.) No School - AAPS Snow Day
1.) Early-release Day. Many students out due to 2020-21 Class Scheduling Meeting.
2.) Assignment on deciding Permutations VS Combinations
1.) Took questions on Friday's assignment: Problem Set 1.3 on the back of the notes handout. Collected and graded.
2.) Short lesson on Combinations. A completed version can be found here
3.) Assignment: Complete Problem Set 1.4 on the back of the notes handout. Have a great day!
Week 4, Second Semester
1.) Took questions on yesterday's assignment: Problem Set 1.2 on the back of the notes handout. Collected and graded.
2.) Short lesson on Permutations. A completed version can be found here
3.) Assignment: Complete Problem Set 1.3 on the back of the notes handout. Have a great weekend!
1.) Returned Test on Conic Sections.
2.) Begin new unit: Probability & Statistics!
3.) Short lesson on The Fundamental Counting Principle. A completed version can be found here
3.) Assignment: Complete Problem Set 1.2 on the back of the notes handout. Thanks.
Conic Sections (ch10) big REVIEW and Extra Credit.
2.) Test on Conic Sections. Will be graded and entered into Power School tonight.
1.) Test moved back until Wednesday to provide more time to work/study/Q&A.
2.) More time to study
Conic Sections (ch10) big REVIEW.
3.) Also assigned Extra Credit:
MORE REVIEW Conics.
4.) Test tomorrow (for sure!) Be prepared.
1.) Time to review Conics! Assignment:
Conic Sections (ch10) big REVIEW. Whatever not completed in class is homework.
2.) Click here for the Answer Key to check your accuracy.
3.) Test tomorrow on Conic Sections. Be prepared!
Week 3, Second Semester
1.) Refresher Warm-up Assignment: Classifying Conics <3. Went over and collected.
2.) Short lesson on
Systems of Linear Equations / Conic Sections. Completed #1, 2 as a model and assigned 3-6.
3.) Test over entire Conic Sections Unit (Chapter 10) next Tuesday.
4.) Happy Valentine's Day <3
1.) Returned Quizzes on Parabola and Hyperbola.
2.) Short lesson on Classifying Conic Sections
. A completed version can be found here
3.) Assignment: Classifying Conic Sections
Worksheet. We went over all answers in class. No homework.
4.) Test over entire Conic Sections Unit (Chapter 10) next Tuesday.
1.) Went over yesterday's assignment Parabola and Hyperbola Extravaganza! as a warm-up.
2.) Quiz on equations and graphing Parabolas and Hyperbolas.
Will be graded and returned tomorrow.
1.) Went over yesterday's assignment: Complete #1-8 on last page of the above Parabola Part 2 assignment. Collected.
2.) Notes on the Parabola, Part 3.
Show students how to convert from Standard form to Vertex Form.
3.) Assignment: Parabola and Hyperbola Extravaganza! - this reviews Parabolas and Hyperbolas.
4.) Short Quiz tomorrow on what we've studied on Parabolas and Hyperbolas. Be ready.
1.) Resume from last Friday: #1-8 on last page of the above Parabola Guided Notes.
Go over solutions.
2.) Parabola Assignment, Part 2.
Show students how to write equation of Axis of Symmetry and how to plot additional points to sketch a more accurate parabola. A completed version of these new notes can be viewed by clicking
3.) Assignment: Complete #1-8 on last page of the above Parabola Part 2 assignment.
Week 2, Second Semester
1.) Begin last of the Conic Sections: The Parabola!
2.) Guided Notes on the Parabola, Part 1.
Modeled, discussed and worked through as a class.
A completed version can be viewed by clicking
3.) Assignment: Complete #1-8 on last page of the above Parabola Guided Notes.
1.) Had students re-examine yesterday's assignment: Hyperbola Practice WS.
2.) Taught how to find the Foci of a Hyperbola. Click here for the notes/examples.
3.) Assigned and Collected: Hyperbola Practice WS
(with Foci added) and
Conics: 3 Down, 1 to go.
1.) Returned Quizzes on Circles and Ellipse. Class average was 84%.
2.) Intro to next Conic Section: The Hyperbola. We looked at
Cross sections of a double cone to see the hyperbola. As well as a
dynamic example of the constant difference from any point on the hyperbola to the foci
3.) Created class Notes on graphing Hyperbolas.
4.) Assignment: Hyperbola Practice WS.
1.) Went over select problems from Circle & Ellipse Review to warm up before Quiz.
2.) QUIZ on Circles and Ellipses.
3.) Will be graded, recorded, and returned on Wednesday.
1.) Went over an example of graphing an Ellipse as a refresher. Students given time to complete 10.3 Ellipse Practice Worksheet.
2.) Also assigned: Circle & Ellipse Review.
Finish for homework.
3.) We will have 15-20 minutes in class tomorrow to debrief.
4.) QUIZ tomorrow and equations and graphs of Circles and Ellipses.
Week 1, Second Semester
1.) Collected syllabus signatures. Will collect more Monday, as due.
2.) Resumed Notes on the Ellipse from Thursday. Completed all examples. Click here for a completed version.
3.) Assigned 10.3 Ellipse Practice Worksheet.
Students will be given 15-20 minutes to work on in class on Monday; we ran out of time.
4.) Have a nice weekend :)
1.) Checked homework from previous day. Went over solutions.
2.) Warm-up/Quick review on Circles with
Round is a Good Shape. Checked it.
3.) Video Intro on next Conic Section: The Ellipse
4.) New Section: Notes on the Ellipse. To be continued Tomorrow.
5.) Issued Course Syllabus. Requires parent/guardian signature, return by Monday, February 3rd. Worth two assignment grades.
1.) Checked homework from previous day.
2.) Guided Notes on
Notes on Equation of Circle, via "Completing the Square.". Click
here for the completed version.
3.) Assignment: It's beginning to look a lot like circles assignment. Due Thursday.
1.) Seating arrangement and Math Minute 70 Warm-up.
2.) Guided Notes on
Notes on Equations of Circles, day 1. Click
here for the completed version.
3.) Assignment: Day 1 Circle Practice. Even #s only.
1.) Attendance and Welcome.
2.) Slide show - introducing Mr. Hansen
3.) Math Brainstorming and
Student Inventory Sheet
Disclaimer: The notes and materials above are representative of most of the coursework presented in Mr. Hansen's class. However, it is not implied nor intended to be a stand-alone curriculum or substitute for regularly attending class. To fully understand the coursework, it is expected that a student be present to listen, dialogue, and engage in the totality of the in-class experience.