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