Day 1 - Tuesday 8/27/2019Classwork:Welcome! Intro to the course.
Classwork Task 1-1 Graph Story.
Study Team RolesClasswork Task 1-2 Team Points.
Go over course Syllabus, rules, and expectations.
Go over the Mathematics Practice Standards.
Look at Collaborative Learning Expectations Classwork 1-8
Classwork: Task 1-9 (started).Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 2 - Thursday 8/29/2019Classwork:Warm Up: Grab card with x-value and plug into expression 3x+4
Algebra Walk - handout Lesson 1.1.3A Resource Page.
Algebra Walk - outside human graphing.
Algebra Walk - class graphing on Lesson 1.1.3A Resource Page.
Checkout textbook and cover. Leave in class.Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 3 - Tuesday 9/3/2019Classwork:Khan Academy - work on first batch of assignments!
Collect class data for Newton's Revenge problem.
Make class graph for Newton's Revenge problem.
Get first Assignment Packet - Ch 1A.Homework/Assignment:Problem 1-3 Mathography [Ch 1A].
Homework Help website
Day 4 - Thursday 9/5/2019Classwork:Warm Up: what is different and what is the same about the lines graphed.Turn in homework - Mathography.Finish Newton's Revenge problem - graph data on computer and estimate Yao Ming's point.
Classwork in book: start problem 1-41.Homework/Assignment:Problems 1-4 to 1-7 [Ch 1A].
Problems 1-12 to 1-14 [Ch 1A].
Day 5 - Monday 9/09/2019Classwork:Warm Up: Review on how to add fractions and multiply fractions.
Look at homework.
Work on assignment in packet.
Continue 1-41 to 1-45. (Review of proportinal vs. not proportional)Show the Homework Help website.Homework/Assignment:Problems 1-15, 1-16 and problems 1-19 to 1-23 [Ch 1A].
Ch 1 Quiz on Friday 9/13/2019.
Ch 1A Assignment Packet due on Wednesday 9/11/2019.
Day 6 - Wednesday 9/11/2019Classwork:Warm Up: Think-Ink-Team-Share... how to add, subtract, multiply, divide integers (positives and negatives).Turn in Ch 1A Assignment Packet.Get Ch 1B Assignment Packet.Work on assignment in Ch 1B Assignment Packet.Book problems (to help study for quiz): CL 1-62, CL 1-63, CL 1-66, CL 1-67.Homework/Assignment:Problems 1-30, 1-33, 1-34, 1-35, 1-36, 1-40, 1-49, 1-61 [Ch 1B].Ch 1A Quiz on Graphing points, Tables and patterns, Integers, Fractions (add, subtract, multiply, and divide) on Friday 9/13/2019.
Ch 1B Assignment Packet due next time.
Day 7 - Friday 9/13/2019Classwork:Turn in Ch 1B Assignment Packet.Work on Khan Academy assignments (integers and fractions).Take Ch 1 QUIZ.Homework/Assignment:Work on Khan Academy assignments if you did not get far!
Day 8 - Tuesday 9/17/2019Classwork:Make new Ch 2 Teams (pieces of a picture).Build flat picture out of Algebra Tiles.Intro to Algebra Tiles.Combine Like Terms by describing flat picture.Hand out "Quiz Corrections" directions.Hand back Ch 1 QUIZ.Make and turn in Ch 1 Classwork Packet.Homework/Assignment:Do Quiz Corrections (optional... but highly recommended!).
Day 1 - Tuesday 9/17/2019Classwork:Make new Ch 2 Teams (pieces of a picture).
Build flat picture out of Algebra Tiles.
Intro to Algebra Tiles.
Combine Like Terms by describing flat picture.
Hand out "Quiz Corrections" directions.
Hand back Ch 1 QUIZ.
Make and turn in Ch 1 Classwork Packet.Homework/Assignment:Do Quiz Corrections (optional... but highly recommended!).
Day 2 - subject to change...Classwork:Hand back work.Look at examples of great Classwork Packets and great Assignment Packets.Look at homework.Classwork: Jumbled piles. Combining Like Terms.Handout - "Simplify Expressions Worksheet" (front and back). SAVED FOR LATER!Classwork - finished problem 2-13 (perimeter and combine like terms).DID NOT GET TIME TO DO KHAN ACADEMY!!!!Homework/Assignment:Complete Khan Academy assignments - "Evaluating expressions with one variable" and "Combining like terms".
Day 3 - subject to change...Classwork:Warm Up - Combine Like Terms.Evaluating Expressions - return to 2-13 and evaluate (2-14).Assignment Packet problem 2-17 (done in class).Classwork - problem 2-22 "What does '-' mean?".Intro to Expression Mats.Classwork: problem 2-23.Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-17 to 2-21 (all) [Ch 2A].
Day 4 - subject to change...Classwork:SUBSTITUTE.Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-29 to 2-33 (all) [Ch 2A].
Day 5 - subject to change...Classwork:Look at homework (answer key with teams).Turn in Module 2A Assignment Packet.Warm Up - Opposites.More using the Expression Mats.Legal Move - Flip from up or down.Classwork 2-25.Distribute Ch 2B Assignment Packet.Look at 2-42 (a) together.Homework/Assignment:NEW PACKET!: Problems 2-42 to 2-45 [Ch 2B].
Day 6 - subject to change...Classwork:Look at homework. (Especially how to cancel tiles.)Classwork: Problem 2-34.Classwork: Problems 2-35, 2-36, 2-38, 2-39.Classwork: Problems 2-47, 2-48.Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-51 to 2-55 [Ch 2B].
Day 7 - subject to change...Classwork:Look at homework.Classwork: 2-49(a) and 2-49(b) as a class using digital tiles.Classwork: 2-56(a)-(f) in teams using digital tiles.Classwork: 2-57 in teams using digital tiles. Reviewed as a class.Started Classwork 2-63 as a class - recording our work for algebraic expressions (not too much algebra tiles!).Work on assignment.Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-58 through 2-62 [Ch 2B].
Day 8 - subject to change...Classwork:Look at homework.Turn in Ch 2B Assignment Packet.Distribute Math Notes handout 'Simplifying an Expression ("Legal Moves")'.Classwork: problems 2-64, 2-65, 2-66.Homework/Assignment:No new assignment. Catch up on the Khan Academy assignments. Study for Quiz.Ch 2A Quiz on Monday 10/15/2018.
Day 9 - subject to change...Classwork:Warm Up - which is greater?Classwork - Problems 2-72, 2-73, 2-74. (Need to do 2-75 next time!)Start the Ch 2A Quiz. DID NOT HAVE TIME TO FINISH!!!Hand out the Ch 2C Assignment Packet.Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-67 through 2-71 [Ch 2C].
Day 10 - subject to change...Classwork:Look at homework.Finish Ch 2A Quiz.Work on large assignment.Classwork - Problem 2-75 (a) and (b) and some (c).Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-76 to 2-80. Also Problems 2-85 to 2-89. [Ch 2C].
Day 11 - subject to change...Classwork:Look at homework.Classwork - Problems 2-75 (d) and (e).Classwork - Problems 2-81, 2-82, 2-83.Intro to solving equations with strange answers (no solution or infinite solutions).Brief look at quiz, but did not hand back.Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 12 - subject to change...Classwork:Hand back Ch 2A Quiz.Work on Quiz Corrections.Work on assignment packet assignment.FALL LOCKDOWN DRILL!Continue working on stuff.Homework/Assignment:Work on Quiz Corrections if needed.Assignment - Problems CL 2-90 to CL 2-96.Ch 2C Assignment Packet is due on Monday (10/29/2018) with all assigned problems done!Ch 2 TEST on Wednesday 10/31/2018.
Day 13 - subject to change...Classwork:Look at homework (Closure question answers were given to you in the packet!).Turn in Ch 2C Assignment Packet.Classwork - finish 2-83.Make Ch 2 Classwork Packet.Turn in Ch 2 Classwork Packet.Hot Seat review game!Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.Ch 2 TEST on Wednesday 10/31/2018.
Day 14 - subject to change...Classwork:Distribute Ch 3A Assignment Packet.Work on a few problems from assignment packet to review for Ch 2 Test! 3-7, 3-14, 3-15, 3-29.Take Ch 2 TEST.New Seats for Ch 3.Try to look at 3-2.Homework/Assignment:Ch 3A Assignment Packet...Problems 3-5 through 3-8 [Ch 3A].