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Algebra 2 (Honors) - Spring 2019


Unit: Algebra Review

Jan 07 Class Introduction

  • Standards:
  • Learning Outcome(s): Define Algebra 2
  • Vocabulary: Variable, Solve, Ratio, Proportion
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Teacher takes Role as students pass out and fill out Info Sheets
  2. Teacher defines Algebra 2 – Compare/contrast with previous classes
  3. Whole-class instruction: Teacher reads/explains PROWL and reviews dress code using student planners and class policy as references. "What is Mr. Leeson's favorite letter?" ("O")
  4. Class (with teacher participating as well) plays the Live Multiple Choice game - moving to A,B,C,D to answer Icebreaker questions posted on Pro Board.
  5. Teacher Introduces Classroom procedures: seating assignments, turning in work, and reviewing HW, fire escape, ...
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 08 Introduction to Algebra 2 and Solving for x

  • Standards:
  • Learning Outcome(s):
  • Vocabulary:
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Whole-class instruction: Teacher reads/explains Class Policy, PROWL, and school rules. Review Classroom procedures: seating assignments, turning in work, and reviewing HW, group problems, etc.
  2. Whole-class instruction: Discuss/define Tier 2 terms that help introduce the course, in notes. List the "Order of Operations". Review how and WHY to solve for x.
  3. Cooperative: Each group is handed a list of problems that must be solved. To review Algebra 1, they should help each other so that each student can solve each type of problem in the future.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 09 Introduction to Algebra 2, (1.1) Symbols vs. Math

  • Standards: SCI.9.SI.1 Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
SCI.9.SI.3 Plan and record step-by-step procedures for a valid investigation, select equipment and materials, and identify variables and controls
  • Learning Outcome(s): Define Physical Science and Scientific Method
  • Vocabulary: Scientific Method, Experimental Design (2)
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Walk-in-Problems: questions about Scientific Method steps.
  2. Whole-class instruction: Teacher reads/explains Class Policy, PROWL, and school rules. Review Classroom procedures: seating assignments, turning in work, and reviewing HW, group problems, etc.
  3. Whole-class instruction: Discuss/define Tier 2 terms that help introduce the course, in notes: Variables, Constants, Dependent Variable, Independent Variable, Control, Placebo, Double Blind.
  4. Cooperative: Each group is handed a problem and must use Scientific reasoning to create an experiment to help solve the problem, then present their ideas to the class.
  5. Assign HW, go over first steps taken, remind class when HW is due
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 10 Pre-Test and Intro to Counting

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Groups design and perform the Pendulum lab
  2. Review for quiz tomorrow.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 11 (1.1)Counting, adding, subtracting and multiplying in different bases. (1.2) Review of Exponents

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Groups design and perform the Pendulum lab
  2. Review for quiz tomorrow.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 14 (1.2) Order of Operations Review and (1.3) Solving Linear Equations with 1 variable

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 15 (1.4) Solving Equations with more than 1 variable.

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 16 (1.5) Using problem solving Strategies

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 17 Test Chapter 1

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Test
  2. Review Test
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 22 Using and Solving Inequalities

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Review Test
  2. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  3. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  4. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  5. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  6. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 23 Solving for x

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 24 2 Reasons teacher is depressed. 1) Students cheat. 2) Students need to learn how to solve for x. Review Test.

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 25 Solving for X

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 28 Solving for X and quiz

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 29 Review Functions, Function Notation, and Graphing Linear Functions (2.1)

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 30 Calculating and Graphing Slope (2.2 and 2.3)

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Jan 31 1) Solving for f(x) aka y when given an equation for a line (2.4) and 2) Intro to Best-Fit-Lines

  • Standards: Write a testable question or hypothesis when given a topic
  • Learning Outcome(s): Design an experiment
  • Vocabulary: Experimental Design
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Groups of 2 measure the circumference and the diameter of a circle (round objects found around WHS), graph the results using a spreadsheet, and SEE pi in the slope of the BFL.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Feb 01 Test

  • Standards: Solving for x and graphing
  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.
  • Formative/Summative Assessment: Teacher Asks Oral Questions throughout class, to gage student understanding and to determine pacing.
  • Modifications/Accommodations: on file in Lesson Plan Binder

Feb 04 1) Finish Test and 2) Intro to Trig. (13.1-13.3)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Students finish test from Friday.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces measuring and talks students through measuring all 3 dimensions of their ID... at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Student pairs measure multiple objects. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces The Unit Circle and talks students through the diagrams, pausing to define the units used for measuring Theta. Q&A
  6. Use New Topic: Teacher and Volunteer Students ask questions, and silently write the answers, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  7. Guided Practice: Students work several sample problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  8. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 05 1) Review Test 2) Continue the Intro to Trig. (13.1-13.3)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher reviews measuring and talks students through measuring ... at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Student pairs measure multiple objects. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Intro New Topic: Teacher reviews The Unit Circle and talks students through the diagrams, defining the basic Trig functions. Q&A
  6. Use New Topic: Teacher and Volunteer Students ask questions, and silently write the answers, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  7. Guided Practice: Students work several sample problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  8. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Trig


Trig


Trig


Feb 11 Review Trig Functions. (13.1-13.3)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher reviews measuring and talks students through measuring ... at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Student pairs measure multiple objects. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Intro New Topic: Teacher reviews The Unit Circle and talks students through the diagrams, defining the basic Trig functions. Q&A
  6. Use New Topic: Teacher and Volunteer Students ask questions, and silently write the answers, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  7. Guided Practice: Students work several sample problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  8. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 12 Test on chapters 1 and 2 including basic Trig

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

Feb 13 1) Review Test, and 2) Intro to Piecewise Functions (2.7)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 14 Piecewise Functions continued (2.7)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 15 1) Piecewise Functions continued (2.7) and 2) groups begin graphing the Trig functions

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 18 1) Groups finish graphing the Trig functions. 2) Piecewise WITH trig functions

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 19 Review Piecewise Functions

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 20 Test on Chapters 1,2,13

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

Feb 21 1) Review Test

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 22 1) Inverse Trig Functions and 2) Intro to Systems of Equations ... graphing

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 25 1) Review Inverse Trig Functions and 2) Continue Systems of Equations ... graphing (3.1)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 26 1) Review Trig Functions and 2) Systems of Equations ... algebraic method (3.2)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 27 Review Systems of Equations

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Feb 28 Test on Chapters 1,2,3,13

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

Mar 01 Finish Test and start graphing


Mar 11 1) Review Test and 2) Intro Quadratic Functions

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Mar 12


Mar 13


Mar 14


Mar 15


Mar 18 Graphing Functions


Mar 19 Graphing Quadratic Functions


Mar 20 Graphing Quadratic Functions


Mar 21 Factoring Quadratic Functions


Mar 22 Test


Mar 25 Finish Test and review Factoring


Mar 26 Review Test and continue Factoring to solve


Mar 27 Engineering Day


Mar 28 Review Square Roots


Mar 29 i


Apr 01 1) Review Test and 2) Intro the Quadratic Formula

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 02 Use the Quadratic Formula

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 03 Review


Apr 04 Storm. Blackout.


Apr 05 Test on Chapter 5

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

Apr 08 1) Review Test and 2) Review Exponents (6.1)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 09 1) Evaluating and Graphing Polynomial Functions (6.2) and 2) Review Multiplying Polynomials (6.3)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 10 Dividing Polynomials using Long Division (6.5)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 11 Review Chapters 5 and 6

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 12 Test on Chapter 5 and 6

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

Apr 23 Test on Chapter 5 and 6

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

Apr 24 Review Test

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 25 Powers, Roots and Radicals ... nth Roots and Rational Exponents (7.1 and 7.2)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 26 Function Operations

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 29 1) Scientific Notation and 2) Review Chapters 6 and 7

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Apr 31 Test on Chapters 6 and 7

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

May 01 Review Test

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 02 e (8.3)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 03 Logarithmic Functions (8.4)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 06 Review, e, Logarithms, Scientific Notation, p 512 problems, and Inverse Functions (8.3)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 07 Test on Chapter 8

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

May 08 Review Test and Intro to Series (Chapter 11) and Probability

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 09 Probability - Sigma, Combinations, Permutations, etc. (12.1)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

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May 13 1) Review Probability notion (fund. counting princ p701), 2) Combinations (12.2)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 14 Probability (12.3-12.4)

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 15 Probability Review - Pascal and Fermat

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 16 Test on Chapters 11 and 12

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

May 17 Review Test and Reintroduce Trig Functions

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Mimas

May 20 Post Test

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Test
  3. Review Test

May 21 Review Test and Begin Laws of Sin and Cos

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 22 Using Trig Identities

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

May 23 Using Trig Identities

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.

Mimas






Feb 15 1) Inverse Trig Functions and 2) Intro to Systems of Equations ... graphing

  • Activities/Tasks:
  1. Unguided Practice from the previous day: Students request problems to be solved, by writing problems on the board. Teacher checks for completeness. Teacher solves problems requested by students.
  2. Intro New Topic: Teacher introduces and works at least 3 examples while thinking aloud. Q&A
  3. Use New Topic: Teacher or Volunteer Student works more problems, silently, while students explain steps. Person at the board only writes what he/she is told to write. Q&A
  4. Guided Practice: Students work problems, alone. Q&A. Class reviews problems... random students assigned to put solutions on the board, even if they are wrong.
  5. Unguided Practice: Assigned and begun in class. Completed at home.