2012-2013 School Year

Algebra 2

TRIMESTER 2



WEEK 12 - LAST WEEK OF CLASS!
3/11
Graphing Trig Functions


HW: Finish practice final!! (See Friday 3/8 for file)
3/12
Finish practice final.
Build cheat sheet!
BRING IN TEXTBOOKS
3/13
More review and practice problems

KEY:

BRING IN CALCULATORS
3/14
FINALS B1,2
3/15
FINALS B3,4



WEEK 11 - Trig (and ACT!)
3/4
Trig wave transformation applet

3/5
ACT - No class
3/6
WorkKeys - No class
3/7
MI portion - No class
3/8
Do PRACTICE FINAL and start building CHEAT SHEET (one 8.5x11 piece of paper)




WEEK 10 - Trig
2/25
p. 706 #16,18,24
2/26
No Class - ACT Prebubble
2/27
Snow Day - No School
2/28
RTT Notes


HW: Finish "Halloween" and "Test Prep" worksheet ("What Do You Get?" is extra credit)


3/1
Converting Between radians and degrees

Unit Circle
Blank Unit Circle


Extra Credit Opportunity! Due by 2/27.
Read the following excerpt from "The Joy of X" by Steven Strogatz.

Then, do the following:
  • For each section, give one thing that you found interesting or something that you learned.
  • For each section, give one thing that you either had trouble understanding or that made you think the most.
  • Give a minimum of 2 paragraphs in reaction to/reflection on the reading as a whole.
    • (Did you see any connections between the reading and what we're studying? Did it change your outlook on any concept or math as a whole? What did you find most or least interesting? Did this reading help you see any ways that math is important/applicable in the "real world"?)
  • Answers should be complete, thoughtful, and written in complete sentences.
  • e-mail your responses to wiltsiemath@gmail.com


WEEK 9 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
*I'm in HW lab Tuesday and Thursday!
*Test corrections due Friday
*Quiz Friday - Exponentials
2/11
Exponential Growth and Decay:


Graphing Exponential Functions:

2/12
Notes: Writing Equations of Exponential Functions (given 2 points)

CW:


HW: Half sheet of 4 problems. (See second page of CW worksheet above!)
2/13
Notes: Modeling with Exponentials


HW: Complete worksheet (#9 is extra credit)

2/14
Review for test on Exponentials:

Review Key:


Quadratic Test Corrections Due Tomorrow!
2/15
Unit Test - Exponential Growth and Decay


WEEK 8 - Exponential Functions
*Unit Test Tuesday
2/4
Review and organize notes to be ready for unit test
KEY TO REVIEW PACKET

2/5
Unit 4 Test

HW:
Read Laws of Exponents handout and complete the "Properties of Exponents" worksheet
Notes:
Wksht:
2/6
CW: Practice with Exponent Rules

Notes - Solving Exponential Equations


HW:Complete #1-15 on worksheet

2/7
HW: Solve these 5 problems

2/8
Start corrections on your unit test!! Due Friday 2/15.




WEEK 7 - Quadratics
*I'm in HW Lab on Wednesday
*Partner Quiz Friday
*UNIT TEST NEXT TUESDAY
1/28
No School
1/29
CW: Matching Quadratics


HW: p. 337 #15-19 (look in the beige box!)
1/30
CW: Notes - Writing Equations given Vertex and Point


HW: p. 326 #40-46 even
1/31
CW: Revisiting the Matching Task


HW: Finish Creation Task


P. 338 # 24-26, 30,31
P. 339 #39-40
P. 340 #48-50
2/1
CW: Partner Quiz!

HW: DO REVIEW PACKET! UNIT TEST TUESDAY!




WEEK 6 - Quadratics
1/21
MLK No School
1/22
School Canceled
1/23
CW: Factoring Practice and Test Prep

Notes: Writing Equations Given Roots

Completed Notes:

HW: p. 303 #13, 19-23 odd, 34-37 all
*Must show work for credit
1/24
CW: The Quadratic Formula and the Discriminant


HW: p. 318 #14-20 even
1/25
Start Solutions of Quadratic Functions Trifold




WEEK 5 - Quadratics
Parent Teacher Conferences: Monday 12:30-4:00, Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-7:30

1/14 for Blocks 1 and 2
1/15 for Blocks 3 and 4

Use notes from Friday 1/11 to help!
HW: p. 291 # 34-42 even
Finish Quad Apps #1-3, 11, 12


1/15 for Blocks 1 and 2
1/16 for Blocks 3 and 4

CW: Practice with vertex and basics

Notes: Read p. 294-296 and complete 6-2 Reading to Learn


HW: p. 297 #14-19 all
Finish Worksheet #1-9


1/16 for Blocks 1 and 2
1/17 for Blocks 3 and 4

CW: Concept Map/Summary of Quadratics Unit

Completed concept Map:


Using graphing calc to find key features
Notes:

HW: Finish Worksheet #10-17 using calculator to find vertex and solutions


1/17 for Blocks 1 and 2
1/18 for Blocks 3 and 4

CW: Solutions by Factoring and Z.P.P Notes

Completed Notes:


HW:
1. Read p. 301-303 and write at least one example and your questions about it in notes
2. p. 304 #14-22 even



WEEK 4 - Unit 4: Quadratics
*Quiz Friday - Transformations
*I'm on HW Lab on Wednesday
1/7
Complete Observation Sheet Using 2 applets below:

Transformation Applet - Side 1 - Standard Form

Transformations - Standard Form
Transformations - Side 2 - Vertex Form

HW: Complete the Notes using patterns and observations from CW

Teacher Key/Completed Notes

1/8
HW: 6-6 Wksht Evens

1/9
CW: Write equations of parabolas from a graph


HW: Practice Worksheet #a-c, 1-7 odd

1/10
HW: Wksht - Prep for Quiz

1/11
*Quiz - Transforming Quadratic Functions
Notes on Finding Vertex of a Parabola

HW: Complete ALL question on worksheet 6.1




WEEK 3 - Unit 4: Quadratics
*Quiz Wednesday on Complex Numbers
*I'll be in HW lab on Tuesday
12/17
HW: Bring a graphing calculator to class tomorrow!!
12/18
CW: Graphing Calculator Exploration


HW: p. 274 #18, 24-36 even
12/19
HW: Finish Graphing Calc Exploration
12/20
CW: Catapult - Quadratic Regression
12/21
HW: None



WEEK 2 - Unit 4: Quadratics
*I will be in HW lab (after school) on Tuesday 12/11
12/10



*Quiz Thursday on Factoring

HW: p. 242 #22-28 even
12/11
CW: Trimester 2 Pretest

HW: Read Example 4 on p. 242
Do p. 243 #44-48 even
*Tomorrow is last day to turn in p. 242 #4-10 Fix/Redo
12/12
CW:

HW: Worksheet (Quiz Prep!)

12/13
*FIRST QUIZ OF TRIMESTER (Factoring)
12/14
Notes and Examples - Imaginary and Complex Numbers

p. 273 #4-10


WEEK 1 - Unit 4: Quadratics
12/3
Factoring using GCF and trinomials with a=1
CW: Worksheet "Why Didn't the Piano Work?"

Start completing the Factoring Foldable notes

HW: Finish #1-6 on worksheet "What Happened to the Guy..?"

12/4
p. 242 #4-10
12/5
HW: Factoring Practice Packet

12/6
HW: Finish entire "Factoring Practice" packet
12/7
No class - Design Challenge Full Day





TRIMESTER 1

Extra Credit Story
Listen to (or read the transcript) of the story from the above link. Then, write 2 paragraphs summarizing the key points of the story. Finally, write at least a 2 paragraph reflection on the story.

WEEK 12 - EXAM WEEK!
*I'm in HW lab on Wednesday
11/26
Partner test - Unit 3
11/27
Work on review packet and check answers!
11/28
Review/Study
11/29
Block 1, 2 Exam
11/30
Block 3, 4 Exam



WEEK 11 Unit 3: Linear Functions
11/19

11/20
ACT Practice Test
11/21-11/23
No Class - Thanksgiving Break

GET READY FOR MIDTERMS NEXT WEEK!!!!


Key to Review:




WEEK 10 Unit 3: Linear Functions
11/12
Notes: Writing Equations of Linear Functions

CW:
HW: Modeling and Problem Solving Part 1

11/13
CW: Finish Modeling and Problem Solving Part 2
(Same worksheet as Monday)
HW: Linear Apps Worksheet

11/14
CW: Linear Applications

HW: Modeling and Problem-Solving Part 3

11/15
CW: Using a matrix on the calculator to solve a system of equations
Directions for using the calculator (what buttons to push)

Complete the first 2 problems on the worksheet

11/16
ACT Practice




WEEK 9 Unit 2: Functions
Unit 3: Linear Functions
*Unit 2 Test on Thursday
*I'll be here Wednesday after school
11/5
Work with slope
11/6
No class
11/7
p. 71 #3,4-8 even, 12, 25-27 all
11/8
Unit 2 Test
11/9
Transforming the parent function y=x
Notes:

CW: Matching graphs, equations, and descriptions
(Do only the graphs, M, and T columns!)

HW: Finishing graphing transformations activity




WEEK 8 Unit 2: Functions
*Quiz Wednesday on Domain and Range and Function Families
*I'll be here after school on Tuesday!
10/29
Function Families

HW: Finish the function families packet.
10/30
CW:
More practice with domain and range to prep for the quiz.

Complete worksheet without your notes to make sure you're ready for the quiz!

HW: Finish Project (due tomorrow!)
AND
Watch the video on inverse functions
Intro to Inverse Functions
10/31
Quiz today! (Domain, Range and Function Families)
*Project due today!
HW: p. 393 #14, 22-28 even
11/1
Inverse Functions

Begin Unit 2 Review

11/2
Check Unit 2 Review Packet




WEEK 7 Unit 2: Functions
*I will be in HW lab (after school) on Thursday!!
10/22
CW: Finish Domain, Range Wksht 1

HW: Finish both Domain, Range Worksheet
10/23
Warm-up part 2:

CW:

HW: Journey to the Bus Stop

10/24
CW: Going to Town

HW: Match 4 graph, story, table sets and explanation your answer

See an example of how to explain:

10/25
CW: Explore non-constant speed on distance-time graphs

HW: Complete the worksheets about speed time vs. distance time and other mixed graphs

10/26
CW and HW: Complete the Graphs Tell A Story Project
**Project due Wednesday! Each day late is 10% off!

Rubric for grading:
Example of completed project:



WEEK 6 - Unit 2: Functions
*I will be in HW Lab Wednesday after school!
10/15
Blocks 1,2: p. 388 #35-40. SHOW WORK.
*Quiz Thursday
(Combining Functions through the 4 operations and Composition)
Blocks 3,4: Half day. (Same HW as Friday)
10/16
Blocks1,2: p. 387 #30-33 all. Show work.
Blocks 3,4: p. 388 #35-40. SHOW WORK.
*Quiz Friday
(Combining Functions through the 4 operations and Composition)
10/17
Blocks 1,2: CW is first 4 pages of document
HW: worksheet page 5 of document

Key to CW:
Quiz tomorrow
Blocks 3,4: p. 387 #30-33 all. Show work
10/18
Blocks 1,2:
Notes on Domain and Range:

HW: Finish #1-6 on domain and range worksheet.

Blocks 3,4:
CW is first 4 pages of document
HW: worksheet page 5 of document

Key to CW:
Quiz tomorrow
10/19
Blocks 3,4:
Notes on Domain and Range:

HW: Finish #1-6 on domain and range worksheet.




WEEK 5 - Unit 2: Functions
NOTES for this week:
*HW lab and RTI start this week after school
*I will be in HW lab on Wednesday this week!
10/8
Unit 1 Test
CW and HW:
1. Write a reflection (at least 8-10 sentences) on unit 1 and class so far
2. Read p. 56-59 and take notes (in notebook)
3. Do p. 60 #2-8, 11, 12
*Quiz Thursday on function basics
(is it a function? Domain and range, Evaluating functions using function notation)
10/9
Complete guided notes packet
p. 387 #5,17,19
10/10
CW: Combining Functions Scavenger Hunt

HW: p. 387 #4, 18-20 (all 4 operations for each)
10/11
Quiz - Function Basics
10/12
Composition of Functions
HW: p. 387 #24-28 even, 36, 38



WEEK 4 - Unit 1: Foundations
10/1
ACT Unit 1 practice

Game 1,2,3,4

10/2
Finish Radicals Part 2 - Simplifying
HW:p. 254 #15,16,22
10/3
Practice with radicals. Balloon Pop team competition

10/4
*I will be here after school for students to get extra help and prepare for the unit test!
HW: p. 261 #21-23, 25-28
10/5
*Unit 1 Test on Monday!!
Use the checklist to help you study.

Solutions to the unit review (with answers and work shown)!
(See Friday 9/28 for the review problems)



WEEK 3 Unit 1: Foundations
9/24
Half Day - Blocks 3,4,5
Quiz Wednesday! (Simplifying Expressions and Solving Equations)
9/25
CW and HW: Finish Science Expo (see Friday 9/21)
9/26
CW: Rationalizing
HW: Finish at least through Question 3 in practice section of Rationalizing worksheet
9/27
Finish work on Radicals Part 1_ Rationalizing
Start Radicals Part 2 - Simplifying
9/28
Get ready for unit test next week!




WEEK 2 - Unit 1: Foundations
9/17

CW: Interpreting Expressions

HW: p.8 #2; p. 17 #70
Finish translating worksheet

9/18
CW: Simplifying Expressions

Sometimes/Always/Never

HW: p. 231 #22-30 even
9/19
CW: The Story of Mr. X (Solving Eqs)


HW: p. 25 # 42, 44, 48
9/20
CW: Finish the Story of Mr. X
HW: p. 25 #50-56 even
9/21
CW: Solving Equations for a variable

HW: p. 24 #3, 57-59



WEEK 1 - Unit 1: Foundations
9/10
CW: Origami Boxes
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Sign Syllabus:

HW: Get contact info sheet completed (due tomorrow)
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Write introduction letter (due Wednesday)

9/11
CW: PEMDAS Math Hospital


HW: p. 8 #3,14, 22, 26, 28, 30, 50
*At the end, rate yourself 0 (low),1(middle), or 2 (high) based on how well you think you understand the math
Intro letter due tomorrow
9/12
Same as Tuesday
9/13
CW: One of these things is (not) like the other card sort

HW: p. 24 #19-26; p. 17 #66, 67
*At the end, rate yourself 0 (low),1(middle), or 2 (high) based on how well you think you understand the math
9/14
CW: Class A Pretest
HW: None