Saturday, May 13, 2017

May 15.2017-05.24.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon and other days by appointment 

Assessments : underclassmen have an assessment on Thursday, 
First seniors, final exam Friday
Third block seniors, final exam Thursday
First underclass final is 5.23
Third underclass final is 5.24

Monday
Today is the last unit of the course :)). We look at empirical rule today. 
HW: None 

Tuesday
It is z scores today and it is box and whisker plots 
HW: none 

Wednesday
Review day of data 
HW: Study for unit test 

Thursday
Assessment on unit 7, be ready to shine
3rd block - Final Exam
HW: none 

Friday
Final Exam review 
Hw: None 

Have a great weekend!

Monday
Final Exam Review 
HW; Study for Final Exam 

Tuesday/ Wednesday
Final exam days, you shall shine!!!

Have a great summer and I look forward to having some of you in the fall for PreCalculus or College Readiness Math.

Week of 05.15-05.19.2017 CRM

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon

Assessments: Small assessment on Wednesday and Final Exam is Friday

Monday
Quadratic Formula and solving quadratics using square roots
HW; None

Tuesday
It is rewriting quadratic equations from standard form to graphing form and determining the maxiumu height from graphing form
HW: Review for the small assessment ( open note)

Wednesday
Small assessment on quadratics and exam review
HW; Exam Review

Thursday
Final Exam review
HW; Exam Review

Friday
Final Exam!!!

Have a great summer and good luck in your future! I have enjoyed teaching each one of you this semester!

Ms. Harrell

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Week of 05.8.2017-.5.12.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring : Tuesday afternoon

Assessments:  Unit test is Thursday

Monday
Today, we look at logarithmic properties.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/exponential-and-logarithmic-functions/properties-of-logarithms/a/properties-of-logarithms
HW; None

Tuesday
It is logarithmic and exponential equations today.
Help: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/exponential-and-logarithmic-functions/solving-exp
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvelog.htmonential-equations-with-logarithms/v/solve-exponentials
HW; None

Wednesday
 Compound Interest and Review day
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/economics-finance-domain/core-finance/interest-tutorial/compound-interest-tutorial/v/introduction-to-compound-interest
HW; Study for unit test

Thursday
Test day, a time to shine!
Help:http://www.thecalculatorsite.com/articles/finance/compound-interest-formula.php
HW; None

Friday
We start the last unit today, data analysis. We look at box and Whisker plots today.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/probability/data-distributions-a1/box--whisker-plots-a1/v/constructing-a-box-and-whisker-plot
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 5.8-5.12.2017CRM

Tutoring: Monday afternoon and Thursday afternoon

Assessments: Unit test on Thursday

Monday
We are looking at solving systems of equations using elimination.
Help:http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/12-2x2-systems-of-equations/03-solving-by-elimination-addition-01
HW; None

Tuesday
It is applications of systems of equations today, Main focus is how to write the equation of the system of equations.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/systprob.htm
HW; None

Wednesday
It is review day as you solve a system of equations using 2 methods ( graphing and elimination)
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-basics/alg-basics-systems-of-equations
HW; Study for unit test

Thursday
Test day, be ready to shine!
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/systems-of-linear-equations
HW; None

Friday
The last unit begins today and we will study quadratics.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Week of 5.1.2017-5.5.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon

Assessments: Unit test next week

Monday
Yes, prom is over and I can catch up on grading! Today, we start the new unit on logarithms and an extension of the square roots with a car stopping distance.
Help:
HW; None

Tuesday
It is logarithms and properties today
Help:http://www.virtualnerd.com/algebra-2/exponential-logarithmic-functions/logarithms-logarithmic-functions/logarithms-introduction/convert-log-to-exponential
HW; None

Wednesday
Hump day! We look at log equations today.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-eighth-grade-math/cc-8th-systems-topic/cc-8th-systems-elimination/v/solving-systems-by-elimination-2
HW; None

Thursday
It is exponential equations today.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/exponential-and-logarithmic-functions/solving-exponential-equations-with-logarithms/v/solve-exponentials
HW; None

Friday
Quiz today over logs and exponentials.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvexpo.htm
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 5.1.2017-5.5.2017 CRM

Tutoring: Monday afternoon and Thursday afternoon

Assessments: Unit test on Tuesday

Monday
Yes, I survived prom and I can catch up on the grading! Today, you will review for the unit test with a review sheet
HW: Study for the unit test
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/two-var-linear-equations/graphing-slope-intercept-equations/v/graphing-a-line-in-slope-intercept-form

Tuesday
It is test day, you shall shine!
HW: None
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/two-var-linear-equations/standard-form/e/graph-from-standard-form-equation


Wednesday
We are ready for the systems unit, starting off with solve by graphing and subsitution
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-eighth-grade-math/cc-8th-systems-topic/cc-8th-systems-graphically/v/graphings-systems-of-equations
HW; None

Thursday
Day two of the unit, systems of equations and elimination.
Help:http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/12-2x2-systems-of-equations/03-solving-by-elimination-addition-01
HW; none

Friday
Yes, it is Friday! We will practice solving a systems using the 3 methods.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-eighth-grade-math/cc-8th-systems-topic/cc-8th-systems-elimination/v/solving-systems-by-elimination-2
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Week of 04.24.2017-04.28.2017 CRM

 Tutoring: none this week due to prom preparations

Assessments: Little test on Wednesday

Monday
Today, we look at graphing linear equations.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/two-var-linear-equations/graphing-slope-intercept-equations/v/graphing-a-line-in-slope-intercept-form
HW; None

Tuesday
Today, we look at writing the equation of a graphed line and how to determine if a given graph is a function
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/algebra-functions/evaluating-functions/v/what-is-a-function
HW: Study for test on Graphing and functions

Wednesday
Test today, be ready to shine!
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/algebra-functions
HW; None

Thursday
Most students will be in changing of the chairs practice, if you are in class, you will have some worksheets to work on.
Help:http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/15-functions
HW; None

Friday
Prom is tonight  and I have a sub all day, I will see some of you at prom tonight!
If you are in class, I will have some worksheets for you to do.
HW: None

Have a great weekend!
KHarrell

Week of 04.24.2017-04.28.2017 Algebra 2


Tutoring: None this week due to prom preparations

Assessments: Unit test on Wednesday for first block and Thursday for third block

Prom week!! I will be busy this week so I cannot assist before or after school and no make up work can be pulled.

Monday
Today, we look at the more advanced rational equations, be ready to use FOIL.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solverad.htm
HW; None

Tuesday
It is time to look at the combination of rational equations, all types on one page and to review for the test.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/radical-equations-and-functions/solving-square-root-equations/v/solving-radical-equations
HW: ( 1st) Study for test and finish the review sheet
( 3rd) None

Wednesday
1st- test day, be ready
3rd- prepare for test on Thursday
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/radical-equations-solving.html
HW ( 3rd ) study for the test and review sheet

Thursday
1st- no class, changing of the chairs practice, I will have some practice sheets for you to work on until you are called to the theatre
3rd - test day! You shall shine!
HW; None


Friday
It is prom tonight and I will not be in class. I will leave practice sheets for you to do or you can work on make up work.
HW; None
Help: N/A

See you on Monday

Have a great weekend!
KHarrell


Friday, April 14, 2017

Week of 04.17.2017-04.21.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon

Assessments: Unit 4 test is Tuesday

Monday
We are reviewing rational expressions  and equations for a test.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/rational-expressions-equations-and-functions
HW; Review sheet

Tuesday
Test day, you shall shine!
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvrtnl.htm
HW; None

Wednesday
 You can wrap up the test today, write on rational expressions and we look at basic radical equations
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/radical-equations-and-functions/solving-square-root-equations/v/solving-radical-equations
HW; None

Thursday
It is day two of radical equations!
Help:http://www.mathplanet.com/education/algebra-1/radical-expressions/radical-equations
HW; None

Friday
Yes, it is Friday!
Day three of radical equations with radicals on both sides.
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/radical-equations-solving.html
HW; None


Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 04.17.2017-04.21.2017 CRM

Tutoring: Friday afternoon and by appointment

Assessments: Unit 3 test is Monday and Tuesday ( 2 day test)

Monday
A day to shine, you will check the review sheet and take part one of the test with your notes
Help:http://www.calculator.net/conversion-calculator.html
HW; study review sheet for day two of the test

Tuesday
Day 2 of the test, bring your notes. Also, we will enrich the word problems with an application of TV screens
Help:http://www.convert-me.com/en/
HW; None

Wednesday
A scale drawing exploratory and a discovery of your heartrate and various conversions
Help: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-seventh-grade-math/cc-7th-geometry/cc-7th-scale-drawings/v/constructing-scale-drawings
HW; None

Thursday
And we are off to determining slope of a graphed line and slope between two points.
Help:http://www.mathwarehouse.com/algebra/linear_equation/how-to-find-slope-from-graph.php
HW; None

Friday
Yes, it is Friday! We graph lines today in slope intercept form and standard form.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/two-var-linear-equations/graphing-slope-intercept-equations/v/graphing-a-line-in-slope-intercept-form
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgtMbCI4G_I
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell


Thursday, April 6, 2017

week of 04.10.2017-04.14.2017 CRM

Tutoring: See me for times as schedule is not set for the week

Assessments: Test is likely on Friday

Monday
Welcome back from break! Today, we look at your heartrate and the medicine problem.
Help: ( not much on the web here)
HW;  None

Tuesday
Today, we look at the building problem and the TV problem.
Help:http://www.metric-conversions.org/length/feet-to-meters.htm
HW; None

Wednesday
It is TV problem day two.
Help:https://www.quora.com/How-does-one-calculate-a-televisions-height-and-width-based-on-its-diagonal-length-and-aspect-ratio
HW; None

Thursday
Review day!
Help:http://www.metric-conversions.org/
HW; Study for test

Friday
Test day!
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 04.10.2017-04.14.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon

Assessments: Unit test is Friday

Monday
Welcome back from break! Today, we  look at add and subtract rational expressions
Help:http://www.mesacc.edu/~scotz47781/mat120/notes/rational/add_subtract/add_subtract.html
HW; None


Tuesday
It is rational equations today
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvrtnl.htm
HW; None


Wednesday
It is rational equations day two  today, be ready to find the LCD of all 3 denominators and applications.
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6x06SBbEcA
HW; None


Thursday
It is  application wrap up and review day.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/rational-expressions-equations-and-functions/modeling-with-rational-functions/v/applying-rational-equations-1
HW; None


Friday
Test day!
Help:http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/RationalExpressions.aspx
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell


Saturday, March 25, 2017

week of 03.27.2017-03.31.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon

Assessments: Midterm on Wednesday

Monday
Today, we look at multiply and divide rational expressions
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/rtnlmult.htm
HW; None

Tuesday
Combo day, ( simplify, multiply and divide) and rational equations
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/rational-expressions-equations-and-functions/multiplying-and-dividing-rational-expressions/e/multiplying_and_dividing_rational_expressions_3
HW: review for midterm

Wednesday
Midterm day and classwork time on rational equations
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvrtnl.htm
HW: None

Thursday
A quick quiz today on the rational expressions and notes on word problems for rational equations
Help: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-rational-expr-eq-func/alg-solving-rational-equations/v/rational-equations
HW: None

Friday
Make up for the 2nd 6 weeks, find what you need to make up and do it. If all work is done, challenge puzzles will be provided.
HW; none ( enjoy the break!)

Enjoy Spring Break! 6.5 weeks to go!
Ms. Harrell

week of 03.27.2017-03.31.2017 CRM

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Midterm is Wednesday or Thursday

Monday
Today, we look at conversions and the heartrate problem.
Help: http://www.calculator.net/conversion-calculator.html ( ok site for some problems)
HW: None 

Tuesday
We are headed outside to gather heartrates, be ready to run in  circlesin the ampitheatre
Help: None online
HW: None 

Wednesday
We are off to scale drawings today, be ready to pick your own comic. We will also run midterm today.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-seventh-grade-math/cc-7th-geometry/cc-7th-scale-drawings/v/constructing-scale-drawings
HW; None 

Thursday
Scale drawing day 2
Help: https://www.brainpop.com/artsandmusic/artconcepts/scaledrawing/
HW; None 

Friday
It is quiz day on heartrate and conversions and make up day for all mid 6 week grades.
Help:
HW; None 

Enjoy Spring Break! 6 weeks to go!
Ms. Harrell 

Saturday, March 18, 2017

week of 03.20.2017-03.24.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: None for afternoons, see me for a morning time.

Assessment: Test on Wednesday

Monday
A day on inequalities! The topic is similar to linear equations, just a few rules for inequality sign changes
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat/sat-math-practice/new-sat-heart-of-algebra/v/sat-math-h6-easier
HW; None

Tuesday
Review sheet day!
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/linear-word-problems/interpreting-linear-functions/e/interpreting-features-of-linear-functions ( Ok site, the best I was able to find)
HW; Study for test

Wednesday
A day to shine, test day, prepare by doing the review sheet
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/linear-equations.html
HW: None

Thursday
New unit kick off with word problems related to heart rate, the building height, the medicine problem and one more! The heart rate problem involves movement outside!!
Help:http://www.cut-the-knot.org/arithmetic/WProblem.shtml
HW; None

Friday
Day two of word problems, yes, we will work on the concept to complete mastery.
Help:http://www.mathwarehouse.com/sheets/algebra/linear-equation/linear-equation-word-problems-worksheet.php
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
One week to Spring Break!

Ms. Harrell

Week of 3.20.2017-3.24.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon

Assessments: Unit project on Thursday

Monday
Today, we look at characteristics of polynomials ( intercepts, roots, extrema)
Help:http://www.coolmath.com/precalculus-review-calculus-intro/precalculus-algebra/12-relative-extrema-minimums-maximums-01
HW; None

Tuesday
It is a day of review for the characteristics of Polynomials and finding roots of polynomials, a full day all about polynomials.
Help:https://www.sophia.org/tutorials/characteristics-of-polynomials
HW; None

Wednesday
It is a day of review of all things polynomials and a look at end behavior, with discovery mixed in.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/polynomial-functions/polynomial-end-behavior/v/polynomial-end-behavior
HW; Prepare for a unit test if you chose the unit test for the assessment

Thursday
Your choice, you can work on a project for the unit or take a unit test on the unit. Both items can count as a test grade.
Help:http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/factor/fac02/fac02.html
HW; None

Friday
Yes, it is Friday and we look at rational expressions, with a focus on factoring polynomials.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/polynomial-factorization
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
One week to Spring Break!

Ms. Harrell

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Week of 03.13.2017-03.17.2017 CRM

tutoring: See me for times

Assessments: quiz midweek and test later in the week or early next week

Monday
Today, we look at applications of linear equations ( word problem to equation to solve)
Help:https://www.reference.com/math/real-life-examples-linear-equations-ef038decde2e6e8b ( Ok site to browse, not a direct site for the applications discussed in class today)
HW: None


Tuesday
It is the day to look at linear equations in respect to solutions
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/one-variable-linear-equations/alg1-intro-equations/v/testing-solutions-to-equation
HW; None


Wednesday
It is quiz day, so we prepare for the quiz and you take the quiz, A day for you to shine!
Help:https://www.brightstorm.com/math/precalculus/linear-equations-and-inequalities/applied-linear-equations-tax-problems/
HW; None

Thursday
Inequality day, a day to solve linear inequalities.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat/sat-math-practice/new-sat-heart-of-algebra/v/sat-math-h6-easier
HW: None

Friday
Senior meeting today, so it will be make up  day for all.
HW: None

Have a great weekend! Two weeks to Spring Break!

Week of 3/13/2017-3/17/2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon

Assessments: Unit Project given later in the week

Monday
It is the day to write equation of the polynomial from the roots and to solve polynomials with imaginary roots and real roots combined.
Help:https://www.varsitytutors.com/hotmath/hotmath_help/topics/polynomials-with-complex-roots
HW: none

Tuesday
Happy Pi Day! We will solve circle problems all day today! The work will be polynomial roots and writing equations using the roots.
Help: http://www.piday.org/

HW; Prepare for a mini quiz, a circle problem!

Wednesday
We confirm circle problems are good and there will be a mini quiz today. You will do a great job!
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/fromzero2.htm
HW; None

Thursday
It is the day to look at characteristics of polynomials
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epR8bf5PDmc
HW: None

Friday
Happy St. Patrick's Day! We continue with characteristics today
Help:http://www.sosmath.com/algebra/factor/fac03/fac03.html
HW: None

Have a great weekend! Two weeks to Spring Break!

Ms. Harrell

Friday, March 3, 2017

Week of 03.06.2017-03.10.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Monday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz on Tuesday and Test is TBA

Monday
Today, it is linear equation day with lots of practice and some coloring too to match the solutions.
Help:https://www.ixl.com/math/algebra-1/solve-advanced-linear-equations
HW; Study for quiz

Tuesday
 A day to shine on linear equations, be ready to solve each equation on a quiz. Also, we look at applications of linear equations with a shoe word problem.
HW: None
Help:http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/LinearApps.aspx ( review accordingly, the material is the introduction of  word problem and the linear equation)

Wednesday
Moving along the week, it is time to work the shirt word problem using linear equations and other linear equations word problems.
HW; None
Help:http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~pwbrock/files/UNIT7.2.pdf ( Example 2 looks good)

Thursday
 Work on tasks 2 and 3,  applications of linear equations and gasoline . Also, we determine if a given number is a solution of the given equation.
HW; None
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/one-variable-linear-equations/alg1-intro-equations/v/testing-solutions-to-equation

Friday
Yes, Friday! We continue with the linear equations and determining if a given number is a solution plus linear inequalities
Help:http://www.jamesbrennan.org/algebra/intro%20to%20algebra/solutions_of_algebraic_equations.htm
HW: None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 03.06-03.10.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring:  Tuesday afternoon and  Wednesday morning. Feel free to see me for other possible days this week, yet my schedule is busier than usual Wednesday, Thursday and  Friday afternoons.

Assessments: Quiz on Wednesday and Summative assessment next week

Monday
Hope you had a great weekend! Today, we are working  on some polynomial cards  outside the classroom with varying questions on roots and factors.  Yes, you will think on this activity.
I have two colors posted, so ask me which color is the best fit for you today.  Also, you find roots of  4th degree polynomials and missing terms polynomials.
Help:http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/12787/finding-roots-of-the-fourth-degree-polynomial-2x4-3x3-11x2-9x-15
HW; None

Tuesday
Today, we look  at the Rational Root Theorem and  find all roots of a given polynomial.  I will have practice time for you today to master this concept and you will have choices on the problems.
HW; Study for quiz
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/polynomial-functions/finding-zeros-of-polynomials/v/finding-roots-or-zeros-of-polynomial-1


Wednesday
Moving along the week, you shall shine on the formative assessment (a quiz) in class today. I will have a quiz preview first to ensure you are ready this quiz. Also, we analyze the long division process to see a connection with the polynomial, the radical and the factors.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/arithmetic-with-polynomials/long-division-of-polynomials/v/dividing-polynomials-1
HW; None

Thursday
Almost Friday! It is the day to write the equation of a polynomial given the roots and to solve a couple of circle problems ( I created these problems, so I love them)
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyksK76Dg1c
HW; None

Friday
Yes, it is Friday! It is time for more circle problems today and some other polynomial cards filled with thinking questions.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/fromzero2.htm
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell


Sunday, February 19, 2017

week of 02.27.2017 College Readiness Math

 Welcome back!

Tutoring: Afternoon is unknown and Wednesday morning. See me in class for the afternoon possibilities.

Assessments: quiz on Friday

Monday
Today, we look at applications of the algebraic expressions to ease back into the math routines. Then, we look at basic linear equations.
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/linear-equations.html
HW; None


Tuesday
Day two of linear equations, it will be levels 3 and 4 today.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-eighth-grade-math/cc-8th-linear-equations-functions
HW; None


Wednesday
It is level 5 today with linear equations.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-basic-eq-ineq/alg-old-school-equations/v/algebra-linear-equations-1
HW; None

Thursday
It is level 6 today with linear equations.
Help:http://www.webmath.com/solver.html
HW; Study for quiz

Friday
Quiz day, a day to shine! Also, we look at combined  linear equations.
Help:http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/SolveLinearEqns.aspx
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 2.27.2017 Algebra 2

Welcome back, hope all had a fantastic break!

Tutoring: Tuesday afternoon is a possibility, yet it may be a different teacher and Wednesday morning. Feel free to contact me for other possible days.

Assessments: Quiz on Friday, unit test next Thursday, the projected test date.


Monday
Welcome back! Today, we start the class with some applications of polynomials, to ease back into the routine. Then, we move to long division with polynomials, you will do great once you see the pattern. Many of you know I will review the long division from elementary school for the steps.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/polydiv2.htm
HW; None


Tuesday
We review long division again and look at synthetic division. It is  tough at the beginning, yet you will master the process very quickly. We also review factoring today for the rest of the unit needs.
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/synthdiv.htm
HW; None


Wednesday
It is finding roots of polynomials today with synthetic division and factoring. We will review our factoring skills too. I know all of you will love the lesson today.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/arithmetic-with-polynomials/synthetic-division-of-polynomials/v/synthetic-division-example-2
HW; None


Thursday
It is finding roots day three, more advanced with the type of factoring
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/arithmetic-with-polynomials/synthetic-division-of-polynomials/v/synthetic-division
HW; Study for quiz tomorrow

Friday
Yes, we made it to Friday! It is quiz day, a day for you to shine. Also, we take notes on 4th degree polynomials.
Help:http://www.mesacc.edu/~scotz47781/mat120/notes/divide_poly/synthetic/synthetic_division.html
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Week of 2.13.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring:  Wednesday mornings ( by appt) and see me for an afternoon time ( this week is full with meetings and possible ticket duty).  My afternoon schedule is not the same each week.

Assessments; unit one test is Thursday

Monday
Today, we look at lunch prices/ movie prices and expressions and clothing and phone purchases with sales tax
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQCxCzbxWnQ
HW; None

Tuesday
Today, we look at cell phones and the determining the greater expression. Yes, you will have to think today!
Help:http://www.basic-mathematics.com/calculate-sales-tax.html
HW; None

Wednesday
it is review day of unit one, I will have a review sheet for you to complete in class and a key for checking too.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-basics/alg-basics-algebraic-expressions ( algebraic expressions)
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-algebra/alg1-manipulating-expressions/v/combining-like-terms-and-the-distributive-property ( simplify expressions)
HW; Finish review sheet

Thursday
Test day, time to shine!
Help:http://www.virtualnerd.com/algebra-1/algebra-foundations/simplifying-expressions/simplifying-expressions-examples/simplifying-expressions-definitions-examples
HW; None

Friday
It is the day to run enrichment on unit one, the class will be an extension of algebraic expressions with a puzzle on triangles.
HW: None, enjoy the break!

Have a great winter break!

Ms. Harrell

Saturday, February 11, 2017

week of 02.13.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Note day change, I now tutor Algebra Two  on Tuesday afternoons ( no appt needed)  and Wednesday mornings by appt. If you need other times, feel free to speak to me in class and I can check my calendar.

Assessments; Test on Thursday

Monday
Today, we look at Pascal's triangle and how it works. I will make you think today!!
Help:http://www.mathsisfun.com/pascals-triangle.html
HW: None

Tuesday
We wrap up Pascal's triangle with the A, B, C and D activity and all keys will be posted. So, you shall check your work against my keys. Also, we look at composition of functions.
Help:http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.pascal.triangle.html
           https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/manipulating-functions/funciton-composition/v/function-composition
HW; None

Wednesday
Today, we look at inverse functions and do the review sheet.

Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/manipulating-functions/introduction-to-inverses-of-functions/v/introduction-to-function-inverses

HW; Study for the test, do the review sheet


Thursday
Your day to shine, test day! You shall do your review sheet and be ready to ask questions at the beginning of class.
HW; None

Friday
A day to run enrichment on polynomials and wrap up the unit test if needed.
HW: None, relax over the break!

Have a wonderful winter break!
Ms. Harrell

Friday, February 3, 2017

week of 02.06.2017 College Readiness Math

tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz on Tuesday, unit test coming

Monday
Today, it is the challenging verbal expressions to algebraic expressions
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-algebra/alg1-writing-expressions/e/writing_expressions_1
HW; Study for quiz

Tuesday
Quiz day, you shall shine!
Help:https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/prepmathlw/Documents/translatingkeywords.pdf
HW; None

Wednesday
We look at behind the scenes for the math magic  scenarios and a flashback to Felicia's task and Speedy Gonzalez. We investigate the birthday trick one.
Help: ( none on web) , study your Felicia's task sheet
HW; None

Thursday
Today, we look the conversion of miles to kilometers,  write an expression for given T shirt scenario and determine the greater expression from two given expressions.
Help:http://www.mile-to-km.com/
HW; None

Friday
It is Friday, yes!
More practice on writing expressions of scenarios, smartphone practice and the greater expressions.
Help: ( not much on the internet, use notes from class)
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 02.06.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Unit 1B test is Monday, 2.6.2017 and Unit two test is  Friday, 2.17.2017


Monday
Test day, you shall shine!
HW: none

Tuesday
It is unit two with polynomials, today is add, subtract and multiply polynomials.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/adding-and-subtracting-polynomials/v/adding-and-subtracting-polynomials-1
HW; None

Wednesday
It is multiply polynomials again today, more advanced
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/polynomials-multiplying.html
HW: none

Thursday
it is time to apply area and perimeter to figures with polynomial sides
Help: ( not much available for this topic)
HW None

Friday
Yes, it is Friday! quiz day, show me excellence!
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/introduction-to-polynomial-expressions/multiplying-polynomials-by-binomials/v/more-multiplying-polynomials
HW; none

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell



Sunday, January 29, 2017

Week of 01.30.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Possible quiz on  Thursday or Friday

Monday
It is time to look at a real world problem with score and the number of touchdowns and field goals. Also, we look at other real world problem related to algebraic expressions
HW: None
Help: ( none today)

Tuesday
Algebraic expressions today, focus is writing the algebraic expression for the verbal expression.
HW; None
Help:http://www.mathworksheets4kids.com/translating-phrases.php

Wednesday
Algebraic expressions day two, focus is the verbal expression for the algebraic expression.
HW: none
Help:https://cdn.kutasoftware.com/Worksheets/Alg1/Variable%20and%20Verbal%20Expressions.pdf

Thursday
We look at algebraic expressions again today, with a combination of algebraic and verbal expressions.
HW: Study for quiz tomorrow
Help:http://www.cpalms.org/Public/PreviewResourceLesson/Preview/55214 ( look near the end of the page for examples)

Friday
Quiz day, be ready to shine!
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 1.30.2017 Algebra 2

tutoring: Wednesday morning and Friday afternoon

Assessments: Possible test on Friday

Monday
Today, we run some enrichment on quadratics including the garden problem, you can work on the Quadratic formula puzzle and notes on imaginary numbers today.
HW: None
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/imaginary-numbers.html

Tuesday
Today, we look at dividing imaginary numbers. You will use the conjugate in class today.
HW; None
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/introduction-to-complex-numbers-algebra-2/the-imaginary-numbers-algebra-2/v/introduction-to-i-and-imaginary-numbers

Wednesday
We look imaginary numbers combo today and a look at the graphs of quadratics and the number of x intercepts.
HW; None
Help:https://betterexplained.com/articles/a-visual-intuitive-guide-to-imaginary-numbers/


Thursday
It is review day for imaginary numbers
HW: Study for unit test
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/complex.htm

Friday
Test day, get ready to shine!

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, January 21, 2017

week of 01.23.2017-.1.27.2017 Algebra 2

Tutoring: Thursday  morning only due to course extension and a morning obligation onWednesday

Assessments: Test on Thursday or Friday

Monday
Today, it is solve by factoring and Quadratic Formula
Help:http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm
HW: None


Tuesday
Take two for Quadratic Formula and solve by square root
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/quadratics-square-root/a/solving-quadratic-equations-by-taking-square-roots
HW; None


Wednesday
Summary of all methods and review for test
Help: http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoring-trinomials.htm
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/solving-quadratics-using-the-quadratic-formula/v/using-the-quadratic-formula
HW: Study for test


Thursday
First half is review for the test and second half is part one of the test
Help:https://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/quadratic-equation.html
HW; None


Friday
Test part two and enrichment with a quadratic word problem
HW: None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

week of 01.23.2017-01.27.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: Only Wednesday morning this week due to course extension

Assessment: Test on Thursday

Monday
Today, we look at causation and correlation and a follow up to bias and unbias.
Help:http://www.thepsychfiles.com/2009/11/episode-109-correlation-and-causation/ ( tough to find good sites on this topic)
HW: None

Tuesday
It is time to look at the different types of graphs ( skewness, bimodal, unimodal, uniform) and experiment vs. observation
Help:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skewness
HW; None

Wednesday
Review day of stats, be ready to review all the concepts.
Help:http://study.com/academy/lesson/bias-in-statistics-definition-examples.html ( look at the article below, video will only run a minute or so unless you subscribe)
HW: Study for test

Thursday
Test day, be ready!
Help; ( look at any of the posted sites listed the past few weeks)
HW; None

Friday
We run an extension activity on stats today, I am still finalizing the details on this activity
Help:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statistics
HW; None

Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, January 14, 2017

week of 01.17.2017-01.20.2017 College Readiness Math

Tutoring: Wednesday morning only due to Course Extension the next two weeks.

Assessments: Quiz on Wednesday

Monday
Holiday, enjoy!

Tuesday
We look at the sample types, case, variables today and review for a quiz
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYd4dXWJQwc
HW; Quiz tomorrow

Wednesday
A day for you to shine, quiz day! I will review the class for the quiz and then quiz. Also, we look at creating sample types from a general population.
Help:http://www.statisticshowto.com/probability-and-statistics/sampling-in-statistics/
HW; None

Thursday
We look at biased and unbiased data types and how to make a biased sample unbiased.
Help:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUtgArtH-f0
HW; None

Friday
We look at population vs a sample and correlation and causation.
Help:http://stattrek.com/sampling/populations-and-samples.aspx
HW: None


Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Week of 01.17.2017 -1.20.2017 Algebra 2

tutoring: Wednesday morning only, no afternoons due to Course Extension

Assessments: Quiz on Wednesday

Monday
Holiday, enjoy !

Tuesday
We are factoring by GCF today and a combination of the GCF and trinomials.
Help:http://www.algebrahelp.com/lessons/factoring/gcf/
HW: Study for quiz tomorrow

Wednesday
It is a day to shine, quiz day! Also, notes on difference of squares.
Help:
HW: Nhttps://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-polynomials/alg-factoring-polynomials-3-special-product-forms/v/factoring-difference-of-squaresone

Thursday
We will look at a factoring frenzy to distinguish factoring, the goal is for you to be able to factor any polynomial given. If time allows, we will solve by factoring.
Help:http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/Factoring.aspx ( there is a lot of information, just do your best to look at the examples)
HW; None

Friday
We are solving quadratics today using square roots and an intro to the Quadratic Formula.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-quadratics/alg-solving-quadratic-equations-by-factoring/v/example-1-solving-a-quadratic-equation-by-factoring
HW; None


Have a great weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Sunday, January 8, 2017

week of 01.09.2017-01.13.2017 Algebra 2

tutoring: Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon

Assessments: Quiz late in the week and Pretest on Thursday. Unit test is likely Tuesday or Wednesday next week.

Monday
Today, we look at factoring trinomials ( a=1 and a not equal to one)
Help:http://www.themathpage.com/alg/factoring-trinomials.htm
HW; none

Tuesday
Today, we look at factoring difference of squares and GCF
Help:http://www.mesacc.edu/~scotz47781/mat120/notes/factoring/diff_of_squares/diff_of_squares.html
HW: None

Wednesday
Today, we start with factoring distinction and how to solve quadratics using factoring.
Help:https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-home/alg-quadratics/alg-solving-quadratic-equations-by-factoring/v/example-1-solving-a-quadratic-equation-by-factoring
HW: None

Thursday
Almost Friday! It is solving quadratics today using square roots and GCF. You have a pretest today, do not study for the test.
Help: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadratics/quadratics-square-root/a/solving-quadratic-equations-by-taking-square-roots
HW: None

Friday
Today, we solve using the Quadratic Formula.
Help: http://www.purplemath.com/modules/quadform.htm
HW: None

Enjoy the 3 day weekend!
Ms. Harrell

College Readiness 1.9.2017-1.13.2017

Tutoring: Wednesday morning and Thursday  afternoon
Assessments: Pretest on Thursday, you do not study for this item.  A quiz is likely late in the week.  Unit test is Tuesday or Wednesday of the following week.

Monday
Today, we look at quantitative data and Categorical Data. Also, we look at sample types.
Help:http://support.minitab.com/en-us/minitab/17/topic-library/basic-statistics-and-graphs/introductory-concepts/data-concepts/cat-quan-variable/
HW: None

Tuesday
Today, we look at sample types again and Explanatory and Response distinction
Help:http://www.usablestats.com/lessons/datatypes
HW: None

Wednesday
Moving along in the week, a discussion of biased and unbiased sampling and correlation and causation
Help: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Correlation_does_not_imply_causation
http://study.com/academy/lesson/correlation-vs-causation-differences-lesson-quiz.html
HW: None

Thursday
Pretest today, do not study.   we look at mean, median, mode, range and skewness of graphs
Help:http://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/a3121120.nsf/home/statistical+language+-+correlation+and+causation
HW: None

Friday
 Yes, it is Friday! We will review today and test is on Tuesday.
HW: None

Enjoy the 3 day weekend!
Ms. Harrell

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Spring Semester 2016-2017 College Readiness Mathematics

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 College Readiness Mathematics 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
6) Stay on task ( no phones)
7) Synergy Awareness- let me know of any issues via the grade discussion  protocol

Let's have a great semester!

Ms. Harrell ( Tour Guide)

Spring Semester 2016-2017 Welcome to Algebra 2

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
6) Stay on task ( no phones)
7) Synergy Awareness- let me know of any issues via the grade discussion  protocol

Let's have a great semester!

Ms. Harrell ( Tour Guide)