Sunday, August 28, 2016

College Readiness Math week of 08.29.2016

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessment: Quiz on Tuesday or Wednesday

Helpful Websites with the current material

https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/inequality.html

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




Monday
We look at patterns in sidewalks to predict the size and pattern of a future triangle. 
HW: None 
http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/simplifying/distribution/( Brink may cover, not sure)


Tuesday
Today, you look at Expressions and how to apply the rules of Pascal's Triangle to new problems.  
HW; None 

Wednesday
Focus: Distributive Property ( Day one) 
HW: None


Thursday
Focus: Distributive Property ( Day two) 
HW; None 

Friday 
Focus: Alternate ways to identify an expression
We will have lots of color in class today

HW; None

Have a  great 3 day weekend!

PreCalculus week of 08.29.2016

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz on Tuesday

Helpful Websites:

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/conics.htm

http://math2.org/math/algebra/conics.htm

http://hotmath.com/hotmath_help/topics/conic-sections-and-standard-forms-of-equations.html


Monday
Today, we look at ellipses and how to graph them. It is similar to a circle.
HW: Study for quiz

Tuesday
Quiz day and a look at the combination of circles and ellipses.
HW; None

Wednesday
And we are off to the hyperbola, very similar to the Ellipse.
HW; None

Thursday
Parabola day,  a unique conic to master. You may have graphed parabolas in Algebra One or Geometry
HW; None


Friday
We are off to the identification of a conic by the general form, ( not the graphed form) and rewriting conics for graphing.

Have a great 3 day weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, August 20, 2016

College Readiness Math week of 08.22.2016

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: quiz late in the week and a unit test early next week

Monday
You will receive results on the quiz and an extension of writing expressions with a miles to KM problem and a movie problem
HW; None

Tuesday
today, we study comparing Equivalent Expressions with a pool expansion
HW;; None


Wednesday
It is constructing equivalent expressions with sidewalk patterns
HW; None

Thursday
A look at sidewalk patterns again today
HW; None


Friday
A look at kitchen floor tiles and the total number of tiles.
HW ; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell


Precalculus week of 08.22.2016

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Unit Test on Matrices is Monday and common assessment ( state test) is Tuesday

Monday
Test day, you shall shine!
HW: none

Tuesday
First is the state mandated test, followed by a wrap up of the test and a beginning of the conics unit. ( circles today)
HW; None

Wednesday
Take two on circles today, some time spend at a class meeting.
HW; None

Thursday
Ellipses are the topic of the day!
HW: None

Friday
Yes, it is Friday and the study will be  quiz and a combo of circles and ellipses.

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, August 13, 2016

College Readiness week of 08.15.2016

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz  is late in the week

Monday
Today, we look at simplifying expressions with a math trick, Can you figure out how it works?
HW: None

Tuesday
Day 2 of simplifying expressions and writing expressions is the agenda. I hope you are able to write your own math magic trick by the end of the day.
HW: None

Wednesday
Today, we rewrite expressions  using a matching game, I have, who has??
HW: None

Thursday
Day 2 of lesson 3 with an emphasis on evaluating expressions. I will make the lesson very detailed and you shall have great success
HW: None

Friday
It is quiz preview day and quiz day! If time allows, a preview to comparing equivalent expressions.
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

PreCalculus week of 08.15.2016

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

Assessments:  Unit test is Friday

Monday
We wrap up multiplying matrices and learn about determinants. 
HW: None 

Tuesday
And we are off to the area  of a triangle using matrices today and inverse matrices
HW: None

Wednesday
It is word problems today with matrices. This is one of my favorite lessons to teach. 
HW: None 

Thursday
Review day, so you   are 100% ready for the test
HW; Study for the unit test

Friday 
Test day, your day to shine, Good luck!
HW; None


Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell 

Saturday, August 6, 2016

College Readiness, week of 08.08.2016

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and  Friday afternoon, room 911

Assessments: Quick quiz on Monday

Monday
We kick off the unit with a video on estimating and a discovery of an expression for the total number of pushups.

HW: None

Tuesday and Wednesday
We summarize the pushup lesson and look at  equations.
HW: None

Thursday
A look at the distributive property.
HW: None

Friday
 yes, the end of another week and last day for schedule changes.
The lesson is a look at measurement.

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

PreCalculus Week of 08.08.2016-8.12.2016

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz likely on Thursday or Friday

Monday
Today, we kick off matrices with addition and subtraction and scalar multiplication

HW: none

Tuesday and Wednesday
And we are off to multiply matrices today with a discovery of the process with the ice cream task, the class will understand by watching me carefully on the process.
HW: none


Thursday
A combination of add, subract and multiply matrices. We also  look at determinants. A possible quiz today.
HW; None

Friday
Yes, the end of another week. You will have a quiz possibly  and we look at  inverses , you must be , ready to apply the formula.

HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell