Saturday, August 29, 2015

week of 8/31/2015-9/4/2015

Tutoring:
Note changes due to a workshop in North Cobb on Tuesday afternoon
Morning: Friday morning
Afternoon: Friday afternoon, Wednesday after my department meeting ( likely around 4:30)

Assessments: Quiz on Tuesday

Monday
Today, we look at an application of polynomials, area and perimeter of figures with polynomial sides. Also, we explore Pascal's Triangle, you will be asked to think deeply today.
Help:http://www.mathsisfun.com/pascals-triangle.html
HW: Quiz tomorrow.

Tuesday
You can shine today with a quiz on add, subtract and multiply polynomials. A second item on the quiz is a quadratic application and powers of i. Notes will include Pascal's triangle
Help:http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PascalsTriangle.html
HW: None

Wednesday
You will focus on the advanced Pascal's triangle.  I will provide lots of help to you, yet I will make you think too :))).
Help:http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.pascal.triangle.html
HW: None

Thursday
It is time to run composition of functions, as usual, I will let you explore the process and then discuss the approaches to find the composition. I will use lots of color in class today.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/fcncomp3.htm
HW: None

Friday
It is inverse of functions day, ready to use the composition of functions to prove inverse. I will show the process to find the inverse too.
Help:http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/16-inverse-functions/05-how-to-find-the-inverse-of-a-function-01
HW: None

Have a great 3 day weekend!
Ms. Harrell





Monday, August 24, 2015

week of August 24-28, 2015

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon and Friday morning.

Open House is Thursday night at 6:00, feel free to invite your parents.

Assessments: Quiz on Friday.

Monday
Today, you will explore the applications of quadratics. Also, you will add, subtract and multiply polynomials.
Help:http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/QuadraticApps.aspx
HW: None

Tuesday
Today, you practice multiplying polynomials and applying polynomials to area and perimeter. this skill is more intense than it looks. So, I hope you are present to  see the instruction in class. We will use our colors to help mark off the figure.
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/polynomials-adding-subtracting.html
HW: None

Wednesday and Thursday
We are off to the Binomial Theorem, filled with exploration and discovery of the formula. Class will spend the next two days on this concept, making the substitutions more advanced.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/binomial.htm
HW:  study for the quiz

Friday
Yes, we are at the end of another week. Class includes a quiz, practice of Binomial Theorem and composition of functions
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/fcncomp3.htm
HW: None, enjoy the weekend

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell


Saturday, August 15, 2015

Week of August 17-21, 2015

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon 3:45 to 4:45  and Friday morning at 7:45

Assessments: Unit test is Wednesday

Monday
( 2nd block) SLO
Today, you will work on the Quadratic formula. I will work with the class on reducing the solutions. Also, we explore how to write the quadratic from the roots.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm
HW: None


Tuesday
Today, the main goal is to review for the unit test. I will likely have some stations set up for review.  We will start class with rational exponents.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/exponent5.htm
HW: Review sheet


Wednesday
SLO in 4th
It is test day, hope you are ready to shine !
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/exponent5.htm
HW: None


Thursday
SLO in 1st
It is the day to look at applications of quadratics. I will challenge you to work these problems.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/quadratic-formula/v/application-problem-with-quadratic-formula
HW: None

Friday
Today, we work on polynomials, add, subtract and multiply. Also, we classify polynomials. I hope it is smooth after the review of quadratics.
Help:http://www.sparknotes.com/math/algebra1/polynomials/section1.rhtml
HW: None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Week of 8/10/2015-8/14/2015

Tutoring; Friday morning only this week due to Course extension in the afternoons. See me for an appointment in the morning other than Friday

Assessments: Quiz on Tuesday and Test on Friday

Monday:
Today, we review factoring with GCF and review complex numbers. I will showcase the addition and subtraction and multiplication of complex numbers.
Help:http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/factoring/gcf/
HW; quiz tomorrow

Tuesday
Today, we solve quadratics by factoring, you will use all the factoring skills from last week. Also, you have the first quiz of the course, good luck!
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvquad.htm
HW; None

Wednesday
We solve quadratic using the Quadratic Formula, I am sure you know this formula very well. If not, I will break down the process.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm
HW: None

Thursday
Today, we look at rational exponents and how to rewrite the exponent using a radical and vice versa.
Help:http://www.themathpage.com/alg/rational-exponents.htm
HW: Finish review sheet

Friday
Yes, two weeks are completed. You will show me your mastery of the quadratics unit, it is test day!
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics
HW: None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Algebra 2- week of 08/03/2015

Tutoring- None this week due to course extension

Assessments- quiz is early next week

Monday
Here we go on the 2015-2016 school year! today, we focus on transcript check!
HW: Secure needed supplies


Tuesday
We review factoring polynomials today, you may know some information from Geometry.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/factquad.htm
HW: None

Wednesday
We factor again today and I hope to see 100% mastery.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/factquad.htm
HW: Review notes from class

Thursday
It is time for complex numbers,today and tomorrow.   We will add, subtract and multiply polynomials
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/precalculus/imaginary_complex_precalc/complex_num_precalc/v/complex-number-intro
HW: None

Friday
Focus of the day is complex numbers to prepare to solve quadratics.
Help:
HW: Review notes from class

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

GSE- Algebra II

 This blog is posted weekly by midnight on Sunday.  Each post includes  any tutoring updates  for the week, upcoming assessments, plan for the week and websites to help with the topic each day.

Hello all  Algebra 2 students:
 I look forward to a  wonderful  semester with you! All  students can have success in my class, a  list of key items:
1 )Great attendance
2) Listen to all instruction and ask questions as needed
3) Do all assigned work
4) Study outside the classroom ( if needed).
5) Positive Attitude

Let's have a great semester!

Ms. Harrell ( Tour Guide)