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