Q2 W10 
12/18/09 
Friday 
Class:
Periods 1 and 2 = Semester 1 Exam.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Homework:
(1.) Enjoy your break you crazy kids :) Mr. C.

Q2 W10 
12/17/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Review Semester 1 Exam questions.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W10 
12/16/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Semester 1 Exam (Period 4).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W10 
12/15/09 
Tuesday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Practice Worksheet  Part 3.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W10 
12/14/09 
Monday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Practice Worksheet  Part 2.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/11/09 
Friday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Matho Review Game.
Click here for copy of problems used with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/10/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Matho Review Game.
Click here for copy of problems used with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/9/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Two special cases of systems of linear equations: parallel lines and same lines.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Sem. Exam Practice Worksheet   click here for copy.

Q2 W9 
12/8/09 
Tuesday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> group work = practice worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Sem. Exam Practice Worksheet   click here for copy.

Q2 W9 
12/7/09 
Monday 
Class:
Q2 Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W8 
12/4/09 
Friday 
Class:
Continue Individual Graded Work ==> Q2 Homework 7 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2HW7  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
12/3/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work ==> Q2 Homework 7 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2HW7  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
12/2/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Lapboard practice ==> exponent rules and degree of a polynomial.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W8 
12/1/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 84 ==> Polynomials.
Homework:
(1.) Page 434435, #1520, 2533, 37, 45, Challenge = #24.
(2.) Memorize the six (6) exponent rules  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
11/30/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded work (as time permits).
Review and practice: Ch. 82 ==> the Zero Exponent Rule and the Negative Exponent Rule.
Homework:
(1.) Page 421, #4 to 12 (some of these should look familiar).
(2.) Memorize the six (6) exponent rules  click here for copy.

Q2 W7 
11/25 to 11/27/09 
Wednesday to Friday 
No School  Thanksgiving Break

Q2 W7 
11/24/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Ch. 82, The Zero Exponent Rule.
Ch. 82, The Negative Exponent Rule.
Homework:
(1.) Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
(2.) Memorize the six (6) exponent rules  click here for copy.

Q2 W7 
11/23/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Q2 HW6 and Q2 Quiz5 (time permitting).
Finish Ch. 81 ==> the Group to a Power Rule for groups with division.
Ch. 82, the Division Rule for Exponents ==> subtract exponents.
Homework:
(1.) Page 421, #4 to 6, 14 to 19.
(2.) Memorize the 4 Exponent Rules (the 4 covered so far).

Q2 W6 
11/20/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz5.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W6 
11/19/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 6 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW6  click here for copy.

Q2 W6 
11/18/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Lapboard practice  monomials and exponent rules (MR, PPR, and GPR).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W6 
11/17/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Continue Ch. 81, Monomials. The "Power to Power" Rule and "Group to a Power" Rule for Exponents.
Homework:
(1.) Page 413, #2734.

Q2 W6 
11/16/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 5 and Quiz 4.
Ch. 81, Monomials. The "Multiplication Rule" For Exponents.
Homework:
(1.) Page 413, #1526.

Q2 W5 
11/13/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz 4.
Homework:
(1.) Go Dawgs!.

Q2 W5 
11/12/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 5 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW5  click here for copy.

Q2 W5 
11/11/09 
Wednesday 
No School  Veteran's Day Holiday.

Q2 W5 
11/10/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Two special cases of solving systems of linear equations ==> no solution or infinite solutions cases.
Homework:
(1.) Page 391, #29, 30, 31, 34.
(2.) Online Treasure Hunt Bonus

Q2 W5 
11/9/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW4.
Ch. 71 to 74, Solving Systems of Linear Equations. Using the methods of Elimination By Substitution (EBS) and Elimination By Addition (EBA) to solve systems of linear equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 390, #5 and 6 (solve each by EBS and EBA).

Q2 W4 
11/6/09 
Friday 
Class:
Return/review graded Q2 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) Go Dawgs!

Q2 W4 
11/5/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Q2 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W4 
11/4/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 4 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW4  click here for copy.

Q2 W4 
11/3/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review and practice: Ch. 61 to 63, Solving Inequalities.
Homework:
(1.) Page 335, #1821.

Q2 W4 
11/2/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 3 and Quiz 3.
Ch. 61 to 63, Solving Inequalities.
The Golden Rule of Inequalities ==> "Whatever you do to one side, do to the other plus, if you multiply or divide by a negative, flip the inequality symbol".
Homework:
(1.) Page 335, #48, 1517.

Q2 W3 
10/30/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W3 
10/29/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Quarter 2 Homework 3 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW3  click here for copy.

Q2 W3 
10/28/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 45, The Standard Form of a Linear Equation.
Welcome to Algebra 1 Ashawnti!
Homework:
(1.) Page 221, #47, 1621.

Q2 W3 
10/27/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 2 and Quiz 2.
Ch. 52, Slope and Direct Variation.
Homework:
(1.) Page 268, #15, 18, 21, 22, 33  37.

Q2 W3 
10/26/09 
Monday 
No School  Alabama ParentTeacher Day.

Q2 W2 
10/23/09 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 2 Quiz 2.
Quarter 1 Report Cards issued in Homeroom to all students.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W2 
10/22/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Quarter 2 Homework 2 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW2  click here for copy.

Q2 W2 
10/21/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Lapboard practice  finding slope and using y = mx + b for writing equations and graphing.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W2 
10/20/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 54, Writing an equation of the line in SlopeIntercept form given two points on the line ==> the " y = mx +b twice" method.
Homework:
(1.) Page284, #16, 21 to 25.

Q2 W2 
10/19/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return review graded Homework 1 and Quiz 1.
Ch. 53, Modeling Real Life Situations With Linear Equations ==> finding the "starting" value (b = the yintercept) and finding the "rate" (the slope).
Homework:
(1.) Worksheet 53, Problems 1115  click here for copy.

Q2 W1 
10/16/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W1 
10/15/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 HW1 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q2 HW1  click here for copy.

Q2 W1 
10/14/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 53, The SlopeIntercept Form of a Linear Equation ==> y = mx +b. Definition of the x and y intercepts. Memory aid for graphing equations in y = mx +b form ==> "begin at b, move by m".
Homework:
(1.) Page 275, #810.
(2.) Read Ch. 53.

Q2 W1 
10/13/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Identifying Linear Equations ==> how to recognize the "tracks" of a linear equation.
Ch. 51 Slope, including the slope formula: m = (y_{2}y_{1})/(x_{2}x_{1})
Links of interest:
Homework:
(1.) Page 259, #510,
(2.) Read Ch. 51.

Q2 W1 
10/12/09 
Monday 
No School  Columbus Day Holiday.
BEGIN QUARTER 2

Q1 W9 
10/9/09 
Friday 
Class:
Return/review graded Exam 2.
END QUARTER 1
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/8/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Q1 Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/7/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Practice for Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W9 
10/6/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review. Practice with functions and function notation.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W9 
10/5/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 46, Functions.
Homework:
(1.) Page 229230, #1724, 2934.
(2.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W8 
10/2/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 6.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W8 
10/1/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Q1 HW7 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW7  click here for copy.

Q1 W8 
9/30/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review homework, practice the "yTg" method.
Homework:
(1.) Page 215, #1417 (domain is All Reals).

Q1 W8 
9/29/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 43 and 44, Equations as Relations. Using the yTg method to graph relations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 215, #3334 (use given domain), 3536 (domain is all reals).

Q1 W8 
9/28/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW6 and Quiz 5 (time permitting).
Ch. 36, Ratios and Proportions.
Homework:
(1.) Page 158159, #1924, 3135.

Q1 W7 
9/25/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 5.
Homework:
(1.) Beat the Redskins!

Q1 W7 
9/24/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Work  Homework 6 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW6 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W7 
9/23/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Lapboard practice  solving equations.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W7 
9/22/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 31 to 33, Two special cases when solving equations ==> No Solution or All Reals. The "heart" division.
Ch. 38, Solving a formula for a variable.
Homework:
(1.) Page 152, #27, 28,
(2.) Page 168, #1316.

Q1 W7 
9/21/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Retrurn/review graded Homework 5 and Quiz 4 (if time permits).
Rational and irrational numbers, using algebraic equations to change repeating decimals back to fractions.
Homework:
(1.) Convert to fractions: .8 rep., ,24 rep., .001 repeating.

Q1 W6 
9/18/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 4.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W6 
9/17/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual graded work  Q1 Homework 5 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q1 HW5 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W6 
9/16/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review. Review of consecutive integer problems.
Ch. 35, Solving equations with the variable on both sides. Solving equations that involve the distributive property.
Homework:
(1.) Page 152, #16 to 20, 26.

Q1 W6 
9/15/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Continue Ch. 34, Solving consecutive integer problems, writing equations from words.
Homework:
(1.) Page 146, #4346.

Q1 W6 
9/14/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Note: Progress Reports issued today in homeroom.
Review graded Homework 4 (time permitting).
Ch. 33 & 34, Using multiply and divide to solve single undo equations, solving multiundo equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 146, #2226, 3133, 3739.

Q1 W5 
9/11/09 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review graded Quarter 1 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W5 
9/10/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W5 
9/9/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Worksheet  Quarter 1 Homework 4.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW4  click here for copy.

Q1 W5 
9/8/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW 3 and Quiz 3 (time permitting).
Ch. 2 and Ch. 31 and 32. Review of Sign Rules, Definition and use of Absolute Value, Solving single undo equations using the GRE ==> Golden Rule of Equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 101, #6474, 81.
(2.) Page 132, #1523.

Q1 W5 
9/7/09 
Monday 
No School  Labor Day Holiday

Q1 W4 
9/4/09 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W4 
9/3/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Work  Q1 HW3 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW3 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W4 
9/2/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Lapboard practice: combining like terms, fraction operations, graphing.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W4 
9/1/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 18, Graphs. Intro. to the XY Coordinate Plane. Definitions: ordered pair, origin, x and y axis, quadrants.
Continue fraction practice: adding and subtracting fractions.
"Sink the sub" graphing points exercise.
Homework:
(1.) Graph your "speed" vs. "time" for a typical school day (no numbers). Start the graph when you get up and continue until you get home. Use school bus "speed" vs. "time" graph in Ch. 1 for model. Label all activities.

Q1 W4 
8/31/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW2/Quiz 2.
Ch. 1 Definitions, xy Coordinate plane, fraction rules review.
Homework:
(1.) Start with 3/4 and to it add, subtract, multiply, and divide 2/3, 4/5, 7/8, 12/5, 4/3.

Q1 W3 
8/28/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W3 
8/27/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Work  Q1 HW2 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q1 HW2 Worksheet (2 sides)  click here for copy.
(2.) Go Dawgs!

Q1 W3 
8/26/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Lapboard practice: Exponents, Order of Operations, Combining Like Terms, Distributive Property.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W3 
8/25/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 13 Distributive Property. Getting unlike terms out of "parentheses jail". Definition of "like" terms. What it means to "simplify" an algebraic expression ==> no parentheses and all like terms combined.
Homework:
(1.) Page 31 #42 to 50.

Q1 W3 
8/24/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review graded HW1 & Quiz 1.
Ch. 14 Properties of Equality (Substitution and Symmetric).
Place value, review of fraction multiplication.
Homework:
(1.) Page 20 # 5767, #9 on Practice Quiz.

Q1 W2 
8/21/09 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W2 
8/20/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Quarter 1 Homework 1  Worksheet Ch. 11 and 12.
Homework:
(1.) Algebra 1 Q1 HW1  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/19/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Definition of set, set notation, natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and the set of real numbers. Perfect squares versus nonperfect squares.
Review list of "things to improve" marked on your first homework submittal. Return marked up work after review.
Homework:
(1.) Organize notes, study definitions from this week. Tip: make flashcards!

Q1 W2 
8/18/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 11 Order of Operations rules ==> PE(MD)(AS) Note: put a left to right arrow over the (MD) and another one over the (AS). Be able to explain the parentheses and the arrows. Why is PE(MD)(AS) a 4step and not a 6step process? Why could you write PE(DM)(SA)and still be correct?.
Homework:
(1.) Practice 818 HW Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/17/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 11 "Variables and Expressions", Powers ==> definition of base and exponent, definition of coefficient, dealing with negative bases and odd or even exponents, converting decimals to percents and percents to decimals ==> "DP = Double Play" ==> D to P move decimal 2 places to right. For P to D move 2 places to left.
Homework:
(1.) Complete the table of fractions and percents and answer the questions that go along with the table (see class notes above).

Q1 W1 
8/14/09 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Converting fractions to decimals using long division ==> "moon the fraction." Place values of decimal numbers. "Terminating" and "Repeating" decimals. Implied multiplication. How to organize and show your work: circle the problem number, write the original problem, show work neatly, box answer  click here for an example.
Homework:
(1.) Convert to decimal: 3/4, 14/16, 7/8, 24/36. Write 3 expressions (see notes)
(2.) Math likes/dislikes, math class likes/dislikes.
(3.) Into. letter and contact forms returned (if not done already).

Q1 W1 
8/13/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Welcome back! Introductions.
Math Help and Redo Policy  click here.
Supplies  click here.
Note taking: 4 sections: *f = formulas, *ex = examples, *d = definitions, *m = memory aids.
AlKhwarizmi  author of the first book of algebra. Click here to see a picture of the USSR stamp issued in his honor. The title of his book included the words "aljabr" in Persian which became "algebra." The title of the book is "The Science of Reduction and Reunion". Reduction = taking things apart. Reunion = putting things back together.
Homework:
(1.) Intro. Letter  click here.
(2.) Contact Form  click here.
(3.) Organize class notes
(4.) Visit/explore this web site :).  You are here!
