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.Look at examples of great ways to show work on a Quiz.
Make and turn in Ch 1 Classwork Packet.Homework/Assignment:Do Quiz Corrections (optional... but highly recommended!).
Day 2 - Thursday 9/19/2019Classwork:Perimiter and Area.Review of Algebra Tiles and their perimeter and area.Classwork: 2-13 (handout).Combining Like Terms.Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 3 - Monday 9/23/2019Classwork:Warm Up - Combine Like Terms (different expressions).Evaluating Expressions - (using the warm up).Classwork 2-22 Learning Log.Classwork 2-23.Classwork 2-25, 2-26, 2-27.Distribute Ch 2A Assignment Packet.Work on assignmentHomework/Assignment:Problems 2-6 to 2-10 (all) [Ch 2A].
Day 4 - Wednesday 9/25/2019Classwork:Hand back graded papers.Look over Directions for Corrections (again!).Teacher example Expression Mats - build expression, make equivalent/simplified.Classwork (in book): Problems 2-36 through 2-39.Start packet assignmentHomework/Assignment:Problems 2-17 to 2-21 (all) [Ch 2A].Problems 2-29 and 2-30. [Ch 2A].
Day 5 - Friday 9/27/2019 subject to change...Classwork:SUBSTITUTE.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:[Ch 2B].
Day 6 - Tuesday 10/01/2019Classwork:Warm Up: Which is Greater?Discuss Locked Drill procedures.Classwork: Problems 2-47, 2-48, 2-49, 2-50.Turn in Ch 2A Assignment Packet.Example of Algebra Tiles Chess!Homework/Assignment:No new assignment - catch up!
Day 7 - Thursday 10/03/2019Classwork:Share Learning Logs (2-50) from last time (legal moves).Algebra Tiles Chess: 2-56.NEED TO DO 2-57 next time!Hand back Ch 2 TEAM QUIZ.As a class: 2-63 (recording work in table).Classwork in teams: 2-64, 2-65.Distribute the new packet: Ch 2B Assignment Packet.Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-51 through 2-55 [Ch 2B].
Day 8 - Tuesday 10/08/2019Classwork:Simplifying Expressions examples.Handout "Simplify Expressions Worksheet".Work on Assignment Packet.Classwork as a class... problems 2-64, 2-65, 2-66.Homework/Assignment:Problems 2-58 through 2-62 and Problems 2-67, 2-68 [Ch 2B].Ch 2 TEST next week!
Day 9 - Thursday 10/10/2019Classwork:Problems 2-72, 2-73, and 2-74.Solving Equations Teams Carousel (2-75).Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.
Day 10 - Monday 10/14/2019Classwork:Problem 2-81 as a class.Classwork problems 2-82 and 2-83 in book.Work on Khan Academy (past assignments... catch up!)Work on Assignment Packet Ch 2B.Homework/Assignment:Work on Khan Academy assignments and Assignment Packet 2B.Ch 2 TEST on Wednesday.
Day 11 - subject to change...Classwork:Work on Assignment Packet.Work on Khan Academy (past assignments).Take Ch 2 TEST.Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 12 - subject to change...Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 13 - subject to change...Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 14 - subject to change...Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 1 (Ch 3) / Day 14 (Ch 2) - Wednesday 10/31/2018Classwork: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 3 Assignment Packet...Problems 3-5 through 3-8 [Ch 3A].
Day 2 - Friday 11/02/2018Classwork:Look at assignment.Classwork: Problems 3-1, 3-2, 3-3.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 3 - Tuesday 11/06/2018Classwork:Silent Board Game #0, 1, 2.Classwork: 3.1.2.Classwork: Problems 3-10, 3-11, 3-12.Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.
Day 4 - Thursday 11/08/2018Classwork:Work in Khan Academy.Classwork: Section 3.1.3.Classwork: Problems 3-18 through 3-21.Work on assignments.Homework/Assignment:Problems 3-4, 3-13, and 3-16 [Ch 3A].
Day 5 - Monday 11/12/2018Classwork:Look at 3-13 from assignment.Classwork: Class Graph problem 3-33.Classwork Problems 3-34, 3-35, 3-36.Not any time to work on assignment (made it shorter).Homework/Assignment:Problems 3-13 through 3-17 (most of these should be completed already!) [Ch 3A].
Day 6 - Wednesday 11/14/2018Classwork:Warm Up - Function machine websites.Silent Board Game.Classwork: Problem 3-44 Good Tipper.Work on Assignment.Ch 3A Quiz on Friday.Homework/Assignment:Problems 3-23 through 3-32 [Ch 3A].Ch 3A Quiz on Friday.
Day 7 - Friday 11/16/2018Classwork:Turn in Ch 3A Assignment Packet.Take Ch 3A Quiz - Individual part and Team part.Homework/Assignment:Enjoy Thanksgiving Break!
Day 8 - Tuesday 11/27/2018Classwork:Classwork - finish 3.1.5.Classwork - do 3.1.6.Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.
Day 9 - Thursday 11/29/2018Classwork:Graph y=x^2 - 4 from previous classwork.Hand out Ch 3B Assignment Packet.Work on Ch 3B Assignment Packet - first assignment.Classwork 3.1.7 Warm Up - Dented Square.Classwork 3.1.7 Dented Square - Problems 3-61.Homework/Assignment:Problems 3-37 through 3-41, and Problems 3-46, and 3-48 [Ch 3B].
Day 10 - Monday 12/03/2018Classwork:Look at homework.Hand back Ch 3A Quizzes (Team and Individual).Start Quiz Corrections (if needed).Review classwork 3.1.7.Work on classwork 3.1.7 problems 3-62, 3-63, 3-64.Work on assignment packet...Homework/Assignment:Ch 3A Quiz Corrections? (if needed!).Problems 3-56 through 3-60 [Ch 3B].
Day 11 - Wednesday 12/05/2018Classwork:Look at homework.Work more on assignment packet - see assignment below.Marbleslide: Line Challenge! (Marbleslide link)Homework/Assignment:Problems 3-65 through 3-69 [Ch 3B].
Day 12 - Friday 12/07/2018Classwork:DID NOT LOOK AT PRIOR ASSIGNMENT!Make Ch 3A Classwork Packet.Turn in Ch 3A Classwork Packet.Distribute Progress Reports.Warm Up - "Lesson 3 Linear Equations" slide show with cirlces and rectangles.Get back "Pre-Quiz Ch 2A - Simplifying & Solving"... re-do it with your team now that you understand more!Classwork - 3.2.1 problem 3-72.Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.
Day 13 - Tuesday 12/11/2018Classwork:Finish classwork 3.2.1 problems 3-71 and 3-72.Complete Ch 3B Assignment Packet.Turn in Ch 3B Assignment Packet.Classwork - Guess My Number! (3-79).Hand out Ch 3C Assignment Packet.Work in Ch 3C Assignment Packet.Homework/Assignment:Problems 3-74 to 3-78 [Ch 3C].
Day 14 - Thursday 12/13/2018Classwork:Warm Up - solve one step equations.Look at homework.Hot Potato - solving equations one step at a time.Classwork - Problem 3.81.Work on new assignment.Homework/Assignment:Problems 3-84 through 3-88, and 3-94 (finish at least half of this!) [Ch 3C].
Day 15 - Monday 12/17/2018Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.Ch 3 TEST on Friday.
Day 16 - Wednesday 12/19/2018Classwork:Warm Up - What's the Difference... 3x+1=16 and 3(x+1)=16.Distributive Property lesson (quick).Classwork worksheet - "Simplifying Algebraic Expressions" Math-Aids.com distributive property.Book work - Problems 3-108 through 3-111.Book work - Problems 3-102, 3-104, 3-105, 3-113, 3-114.Homework/Assignment:Finish the classwork book work problems if way behind... Use the online eBook to complete.Book work - Problems 3-108 through 3-111.
Book work - Problems 3-102, 3-104, 3-105, 3-113, 3-114.
Day 17 - Friday 12/21/2018Classwork:Turn in Ch 3C Assignment Packet.Make Ch 3B Classwork Packet.Turn in Ch 3B Classwork Packet.Take Ch 3 TEST.Marbleslide Challenge (laptops - check your school email for link!).Homework/Assignment:Enjoy the Holiday Break!
Day 1 - 1/2019Classwork:Start Ch 4.Classwork - Problem 4-1 Tile pattern challenge.Make posters.Start to present posters.Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 2 - 1/2019Classwork:Continue Tile Pattern challenge presentations.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 3 - Wednesday 1/23/2019Classwork:START OF SEMESTER 2!!!Look over semester 1 Final.Classwork - Problems 4-12 through 4-15.Classwork - Problem 4-22.Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.
Day 4 - Friday 1/25/2019Classwork:Quick look at patterns from last time - How do we check our equation?Classwork: Problems 4-23, 4-24. Problems 4-30 through 4-35.Distribute new Assignment Packet - Ch 4A.Work on assignment.Homework/Assignment:Problems 4-3 through 4-11 [Ch 4A].Ch 4A Quiz on Thursday (1/31/2019).
Day 5 - Tuesday 1/29/2019Classwork:Handout - "How's It Growing?".Classwork: Problem 4-42.Work on new assignment.Homework/Assignment:Problems 4-17 to 4-21 [Ch 4A].Ch 4 Quiz on Thursday.
Day 6 - Thursday 1/31/2019Classwork:Look at last two Assignments.Look over student work from Problem 4-42.Take Ch 4A Quiz.Work individually on classwork: Problems 4-54, 4-55, 4-57.Start to do Mr. Morgan's "Equation Think".Homework/Assignment:No new assignment.
Day 7 - Monday 2/4/2019Classwork:Look at Ch 4A Quiz.Make Ch 4 Classwork.Turn in Ch 4 Classwork.Work on Ch 4A Assignment Packet.Turn in Ch 4A Assignment Packet (if done).Distribute Ch 4B Assignment Packet.Work on Ch 4B Assignment Packet.Quick look (as a class) at the "Equation Match" handout.Homework/Assignment:Problems 4-25 through 4-29 [Ch 4A].Problems 4-37 through 4-48 [Ch 4B].
Day 8 - Wednesday 2/6/2019Classwork:Chapter 5...Re-writing equations into y=mx+b form.Classwork problem 5-4.Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 9 - Friday 2/8/2019Classwork:Equation Match - Find the Graph handout: write your sentences explaining (turned it in).Clearning Fractions. - looked at solving equations that were the same... but just a multiple of the other.Classwork: 5-10, 5-11, 5-12, 5-13, 5-14.Reflection: "How do you get rid of fractions in an equation? What 'issues' do you need to watch out for?"Homework/Assignment:No new homework.
Day 10 -Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 11 -Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
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Day 15 -Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
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Day - FridayClasswork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day - Tuesday 3/19/2019Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day - Thursday 3/21/2019Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day - Monday 3/25/2019Classwork:Do classwork while graphing problem using www.desmos.com to verify solution.Work on newest Khan Academy assignments.Turn in Ch 5A Assignment Packet.Homework/Assignment:Systems Quiz on Friday 3/1/2019.Problems 5-36, 5-38, 5-39, 5-47, 5-48, and 5-50 in NEW PACKET! [Ch 5B].
Day - Wednesday 3/27/2019Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day - Friday 3/01/2019Classwork:Warm Up - systems with one solution, systems with no solution.Hand back Ch 5A Packet - look at graphing problem.Take Ch 5B QUIZ.Laptop - use www.desmos.com to graph a system with one solution and another system with no solution.Homework/Assignment:Problems 5-57 through 5-61 [Ch 5B].
Day 1 - Tuesday 3/5/2019Classwork:See Systems Desmos Graph examples from students.Get back Ch 5B Systems QUIZ.Turn in Ch 5B Assignment Packet.Start Ch 6.Get Ch 6A Assignment Packet.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 2 -Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.
Day 3 -Classwork:TBA.Homework/Assignment:TBA.