Saturday, August 12, 2017

CRM- week of 08.14.2017-08.18.2017

Tutoring: Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon, see me with other times.

Assessment: Unit test on Friday

Websites for the week:
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-basics/alg-basics-algebraic-expressions
http://www.basic-mathematics.com/calculate-sales-tax.html

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-arith-prop/pre-algebra-ditributive-property/v/the-distributive-property

Monday
It is "I have, who has"  expressions matching activity and a color sheet on expressions and the birthday problem.
HW: None

Tuesday
We look  at sales tax and expressions and lunch and movie prices.
HW:

Wednesday
It is the distributive property today with some exploratory activities.  We will start review today on expressions.
HW: None

Thursday
Review day today  likely due to underclassman photos and an unknown schedule.
HW: None

Friday
Test day on Expressions, a day to shine!
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

PreCalculus week of 08.14.2017-08.18.2017

Tutoring: Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon, see me for other times

Assessments: Unit test likely on Friday 08.18.2017

Monday
Determinants and Area of a triangle today!
HW: None
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/matrix-determinant.html

Tuesday
We look at inverses of matrices today and explore the identity matrix.
HW: None
Help: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/precalc-matrices/properties-of-matrix-multiplication/v/identity-matrix

Wednesday
We solve systems of equations today using inverse matrices
HW: None
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/precalc-matrices/representing-systems-with-matrices/a/representing-systems-with-matrices

Thursday
It is review day and underclassman pictures, I am unsure of the schedule this day.
HW: Finish review sheet and study for the test
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/systems-linear-equations-matrices.html

Friday
A day to shine, test day on matrices!
HW: None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Friday, August 4, 2017

College Readiness Math, week of 08.07.2017-08.11.2017

Tutoring: Tuesday morning and  Wednesday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz on Friday

Monday
It is simplifying expressions day
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/precalc-matrices/adding-and-subtracting-matrices/v/matrix-addition-and-subtraction-1

Tuesday
We look verbal and algebraic expressions
Help:https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/prepmathlw/Documents/translatingkeywords.pdf

Wednesday
Take two on verbal to algebraic expressions
Help:https://www.geogebra.org/m/g82wNuXT

Thursday
Translating algebraic to verbal expressions

Help:https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/prepmathlw/Documents/translatingkeywords.pdf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sv-3LAVTv8M

Friday
Quiz day, time to shine !!!
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-basics/alg-basics-algebraic-expressions

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell


PreCalculus week of 08.07.2017-08.11.2017

Tutoring: Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon

Assessment: Quiz on Tuesday and unit test will be the end of next week! (8.17 or 8.18)

Yes, week one is done and  I hope you had a good week.
 Yes, you will study, work hard and think on a daily basis in this class!

Monday
An exploration of multiplying matrices today, can you figure out how to multiply the matrices?   It is Ice Cream Task today.
Help:
https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/matrix-multiplying.html

Tuesday
Time to shine, quiz day!!

Help:
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/precalc-matrices/adding-and-subtracting-matrices/v/matrix-addition-and-subtraction-1

Wednesday
 Zero and Identity Matrices today, I will push you to think!
Help:
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/precalc-matrices/properties-of-matrix-multiplication/a/intro-to-identity-matrices

Thursday
We look at the 2 by 2 determinants and the 3 by 3 determinants! You will like the process!
Help:
http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/explore/emmaspages/option1.html

Friday
It is  finding the area of a triangle and inverse of a matrix.
A little CTLS assessment today  ( just review your notes)
Help:
http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_triangle.html

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, July 29, 2017

PreCalculus, week of 07.31.2017-08.04.2017

Welcome to first semester!

Tutoring: TBA

Assessments: TBA

Homework: None, unless you did not finish an item in class and I state assignment needs to be finished at home

Helpful websites for this week:

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/precalc-matrices

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/precalc-matrices/intro-to-matrices/v/introduction-to-the-matrix

Monday
It is the day to ensure you are in the correct math class, I will look at all transcripts very carefully. You will make a personality poster.

Tuesday
Yes, first day of August and 2nd day of school. We are focused on one of my favorite units, the matrices unit. You will review how to add and subtract matrices and run scalar multiplication.

Wednesday
Matrices is the topic of the day! we look at equal matrices and a combo of the operations ( add, subtract, equal and scalar)

Thursday
Matrices exploratory today with a discovery of how to multiply matrices. I will challenge you today.

Friday
It is Friday, yes! One week is done. We look at multiplying matrices again today.

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

College Readiness Math week of 07.31.2017-08.04.2017

Here we go for first semester!

Tutoring: TBA ( afternoons are best for me)
Assessments: TBA

Homework: None, unless you missed an assignment in class due to various reasons.

Websites for this week: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-algebra/alg1-interpreting-lin-exp/v/interpreting-linear-expressions-example

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao9cx8JlJIU


Monday
Welcome back to the school year! We are focused on making sure you have your math credits for graduation. I will look at your transcript very carefully for all the math credits needed. You will showcase your personality with pictures and words.

Tuesday
We will do some more class familiarization activities, as I love to get to know the students in my class. We will do some intro to expressions with a video.

Wednesday
It is Felicia's Drive and Speedy Gonzalez problems today, a look at expressions related to speed and distance.


Thursday
Expressions are the continued focus of the class in this unit,  a look at math magic tricks and simplifying expressions with a penguin activity

Friday
Expressions are the topic of the day with a focus on the matching of the words to the operations.


Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Welcome to PreCalculus Fall semester 2017-2018

Hello all!
 Welcome to PreCalculus, a course including  exciting topics  such as conics, matrices, trig functions, trig laws, vectors and some statistics. All of you have qualified to be in the course  ( A or B in Algebra 2) and you will need to stay focused in class. The pacing is swift at times, yet I will explain all topics in detail, just listen to the notes and ask questions. If needed, tutoring will be available to assist you. I am here to help you have success in math! We will have a fantastic semester!

Ms. Harrell