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Study Guides

Homework Help:  http://www.cpm.org/students/homework/  Find the Algebra Connections drop down menu and pick which chapter the homework is from!

 

Study Guides: These study guides are great if a) students have been absent, b) students' notes from class are undecipherable, c) students need to study for an upcoming test OR d) you just want to see what kinds of things we're working on in class.

Chapter 2        Chapter 3        Chapter 4        Chapter 5        Chapter 6        Chapter 7        Chapter 8        Chapter 9        Chapter 10        Chapter 11        Chapter 12


Algebra

Homework Calendar

(Plans posted early are subject to change.)

5/3 - Day 1 of Final


5/4 - Day 2 of Final


5/5 - Day 3 of Final

5/6 - Day 4 of Final 5/7 - Block Schedule/No Class

 5/10 - 8th Grade Field Trip  5/11 - Day 5 of Final (if needed)  5/12 - Thank You Cards  5/13 - Slide Show   5/14 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Targets

Below are a list of targets we have covered in class.  We are working on the bold targets in our current chapter.
  • A1b:  Solving Equations & Simplifying Expressions
  • A1d:  Writing equations from real-life scenarios.
  • A2a:  Identifying slope and y-intercept.
  • A2b:  Creating all representations of a linear relationship (table/graph/equations).
  • A2d:  Calculate the equation for a line give the slope and a point or 2 points.
  • A2e:  Calculate the equation for a parallel or perpendicular line through a given point.
  • A3a:  Solve systems of equations by graphing and equal values method.
  • A3b:  Solve systems of equations by substitution method.
  • A3d:  Solve systems of equations by elimination method.
  • A4a:  Write quadratic equations as both a product and a sum.
  • A4b:  I can solve using the quadratic formula or completing the square.
  • A4c:  I can graph a quadratic equation using intercepts and vertex.
  • A4d:  I can solve a quadratic and explain its meaning.
  • A5a:  I can solve & graph one variable inequalities.
  • A5b:  I can solve & graph two variable inequalities.
  • A5c:  I can solve and graph systems of inequalities.
  • A5d:  I can write and solve inequalities for real-life situations.
  • A6a:  I can solve & simplify rational expressions with exponents.
  • A6b:  I can use laws of exponents on integer & fractional exponents.
  • A7a:  I can determine whether a rule or a graph represents a function.
  • A7b:  I can create or interpret a graph to describe the relationship between two quantities and define its domain & range.

Click here to see a full list of PPS required Algebra Targets.

Curriculum

We are using the College Preparatory Mathematics, Algebra Connections textbook.  Click here for the publisher's companion website to this book.

Old Calendars

4/1 - 10.2.5

No Homework


4/2 - Study up on 1 past target & 2nd Round OAKs Testing

Hmwk: Study


4/3 - Retest on 1 past target & 2nd Round OAKs Testing

No Homework

4/4 - Block Day/No Class

 

4/5 - 10.3.1

Hmwk: 10-105 thru 10-107

4/8 - 10.3.2

Hmwk: 10-114
4/9 - Practice Completing the Square

Hmwk:  Complete Handout
4/10 - 10.4.1 & 10.4.2

Hmwk:  10-135, 139, & 140
4/11 - Block Day/No Class 4/12 - Teacher Grading Day/No School
 4/15 - Review Exponent Rules

Hmwk: Finish in-class work
 4/16 - Practice Exponent Rules & Simplifying Radicals

Hmwk:  Finish in-class practice
 4/17 - 10.4.3

Hmwk:  10-147 & 10-148
 4/18 - Block Day/No Class  4/19 - Chapter 10 Closure

Hmwk:  Finish Chapter Closure
 4/22 - Chapter 10 Test

No Homework
 4/23 - Proficiency Packets & Test Corrections

Homework: Complete Test Corrections
 4/24 - 11.1.1

No Homework
 4/25 - Block Day/No Class  4/26 - 11.1.2

Hmwk: 11-21 & 11-25