Q4 W11 
5/24/13 
Friday 
Class:
No school  teacher work day.
PS: "And that's how its done son."  Charlie Daniels
PPS: "And that's all she wrote."  Bill Murray (a.k.a. Carl)
PPPS: "I love all my students. Always." Mr. C.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W11 
5/23/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Makeup Semester 2 Exams.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W11 
5/22/13 
Wednesday 
Class:
Semester 2 Exams for Periods 2 (Algebra 1) and 4 (Algebra 2).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W11 
5/21/13 
Tuesday 
Class:
Semester 2 Exams for Periods 1, 5, and 7 (all Geometry).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W11 
5/20/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Practice for Semester Exam.
Homework:
(1.) Practice/study for the Semester Exam.

Q4 W10 
5/17/13 
Friday 
Class:
Practice for Semester Exam.
Practice Sem2 Exam Worksheet  click here for copy.
ACT Practice  (time permitting).
Dawg Wars  6^{th} & 7^{th} Periods.
Homework:
(1.) Practice/study for the Semester Exam.

Q4 W10 
5/16/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Practice for Semester Exam.
Practice Sem2 Exam Worksheet  click here for copy.
ACT Practice  (time permitting).
Awards Day  Senior High @ 8:30 a.m.
Homework:
(1.) Practice/study for the Semester Exam.

Q4 W10 
5/15/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Practice for Semester Exam.
Practice Sem2 Exam Worksheet  click here for copy.
ACT Practice  (time permitting).
Homework:
(1.) Practice/study for the Semester Exam.

Q4 W10 
5/14/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Practice for Semester Exam.
Practice Sem2 Exam Worksheet  click here for copy.
ACT Practice  (time permitting).
Class Championship Game  7th Period.
Homework:
(1.) Practice/study for the Semester Exam.

Q4 W10 
5/13/13 
Monday 
Class:
Practice for Semester Exam.
Practice Sem2 Exam Worksheet  click here for copy.
ACT Practice  (time permitting).
Cinco De Mayo Celebration in the afternoon.
Homework:
(1.) Practice/study for the Semester Exam.

Q4 W9 
5/10/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q4 Exam 2.
Class games Periods 6 & 7
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W9 
5/9/13 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Week 9 Practice for Q4 Exam 2 Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q4 W9 
5/8/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 9 Practice for Q4 Exam 2 Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q4 W9 
5/7/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Geometric Definition of a Parabola ==> directrix and focus.
Wax Paper Parabolas.
Homework:
(1.) Page 541, #8 to 13.

Q4 W9 
5/6/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 83 Graphing Quadratic Functions.
Vocabulary: axis of symmetry (AOS), vertex, parabola.
Homework:
(1.) Page 541, #1 to 6.

Q4 W8 
5/3/13 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Week 8 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W8 
5/2/13 
Thursday 
Class:
End of Course Exam in Computer Lab (benchmark).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W8 
5/1/13 
Wednesday 
Class:
End of Course Exam in Computer Lab (benchmark).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W8 
4/30/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Practice: using the Quadratic Formula.
Week 8 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 588, #30 to 35.

Q4 W8 
4/29/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 89 The Quadratic Formula and the Discriminant.
Derivation of the Quadratic Formula.
Homework:
(1.) Page 588, #43 to 48.

Q4 W7 
4/26/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q4Quiz5.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W7 
4/25/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Week 7 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Study for quiz.

Q4 W7 
4/24/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 7 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Coming soon.
Homework:
(1.) Practice for quiz.

Q4 W7 
4/23/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 7 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 579, #34 to 39.

Q4 W7 
4/22/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 88 Completing the Square.
Solving ANY quadratic equation, factorable or not, by using the technique of "completing the square" to turn any quadratic into a perfect square trinomial and then taking the square root of both sides.
Week 7 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 579, #5 to 10 (do your checks!!).

Q4 W6 
4/19/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q4Quiz4.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W6 
4/18/13 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Week 6 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Study for quiz.

Q4 W6 
4/17/13 
Wednesday 
Class:
Note: Progress Reports issued in Homeroom.
Week 6 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
STAR testing (as lab is available).
Homework:
(1.) Study for quiz.

Q4 W6 
4/16/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 6 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
STAR testing (as lab is available).
Homework:
(1.) Study for quiz.

Q4 W6 
4/15/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 86 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring.
Homework:
(1.) Page 565, # 7 to 15.

Q4 W5 
4/12/13 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
ACT Practice (test is tomorrow).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W5 
4/11/13 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Exam 1 Makeups (as needed).
Return/review graded Exam 1.
Note: school dismissed at noon due to weather.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W5 
4/10/13 
Wednesday 
Class:
Q4Exam1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W5 
4/9/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review/practice for Exam 1 (midterm exam).
Practice Worksheet for Exam 1  click here for copy.
Return/review graded Quiz 3 (if not done earlier).
Homework:
(1.) Review/practice for Exam 1.

Q4 W5 
4/8/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review/practice for Exam 1 (midterm exam).
Practice Worksheet for Exam 1  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Review/practice for Exam 1.

Q4 W4 
4/5/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q4 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W4 
4/4/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Week 4 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Study/practice for quiz.

Q4 W4 
4/3/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 4 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Study/practice for quiz.

Q4 W4 
4/2/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Continue Ch. 73 and 74 Factoring ax^{2}+bx+c.
Homework:
(1.) Page 484, #824 even.

Q4 W4 
4/1/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 73 and 74 ==> Factoring ax^{2}+bx+c.
The "Magic Number" Method.
Homework:
(1.) Page 484, #723 odd.

Q4 W3 
3/25/133/29/13 
Monday  Friday 
No School All Week  Spring Break!.

Q4 W2 
3/22/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q4Quiz2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W2 
3/21/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Week 2 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Study for quiz.

Q4 W2 
3/20/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Practice Ch. 71 and 72.
Week 2 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Study for quiz.

Q4 W2 
3/19/13 
Tuesday 
Class:
Class deferred  school start delay due to local storm damage.
Review homework.
Ch. 72 Factoring by GCF.
Vocabulary: FBG = factoring by grouping.
Homework:
(1.) Page 467, #125 odd.

Q4 W2 
3/18/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 71 Factors and Greatest Common Factors (GCF)..
Vocabulary: prime factorization, prime numbers, composite numbers.
Homework:
(1.) Page 459, #1 to 15, 17 to 27.

Q4 W1 
3/15/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q4Quiz1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q4 W1 
3/14/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Review homework.
Week 1 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Study for quiz.

Q4 W1 
3/13/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 1 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 441, #135 odd.

Q4 W1 
3/12/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Continue Ch. 66 and review Ch. 6 ==> exponent rules and polynomials.
Week 1 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 437, #2  20 even.
(2.) Flashcard  fraction/sign rules, 7 exponent rules.

Q4 W1 
3/11/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
***** Start of Quarter 4 *****
Fraction and Sign Rules  review homework worksheet.
Ch. 66 Special Products of Binomials ==> Perfect Square Trinomials and a Difference of Squares Binomial.
Homework:
(1.) Page 437, #119 odd.
(2.) Flashcard  fraction/sign rules, 7 exponent rules.
(3.) Fraction Worksheet ID2.

Q3 W10 
3/8/13 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
***** End of Quarter 3 *****
ACT Practice.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W10 
3/7/13 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
ACT Practice.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W10 
3/6/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
ACT Practice.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W10 
3/5/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
ACT Practice.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W10 
3/4/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Introduction to the ACT.
ACT Student.org
Mr. C.'s ACT Start Page
ACT Practice.
Homework:
(1.) Visit and explore actstudent.org.

Q3 W9 
3/1/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q3Exam2 Makeups.
Review graded Q3Exam2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W9 
2/28/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Q3Exam2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W9 
2/27/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review/practice for Q3Exam2.
Practice Worksheet for Q2Exam2  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Review/practice for Q3Exam2.

Q3 W9 
2/26/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review/practice for Q3Exam2.
Practice Worksheet for Q2Exam2  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Review/practice for Q3Exam2.

Q3 W9 
2/25/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review/practice for Q3Exam2.
Practice Worksheet for Q2Exam2  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Review/practice for Q3Exam2.

Q3 W8 
2/22/13 
Friday 
Class:
Week 8 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W8 
2/21/13 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 8 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Lapboard practice  time permitting.
Homework:
(1.) Practice for classwork.

Q3 W8 
2/20/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 8 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 427, #2 to 24 even.

Q3 W8 
2/19/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 65 Multiplying Polynomials.
Homework:
(1.) Page 427, #1 to 23 odd.

Q3 W8 
2/18/13 
Monday 
No School  President's Day Holiday.

Q3 W7 
2/15/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q3Quiz5.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W7 
2/14/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Week 7 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Study/practice for quiz.

Q3 W7 
2/13/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 7 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Study/practice for quiz.

Q3 W7 
2/12/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Ch. 64 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials.
Homework:
(1.) Page 417, #1 to 14.
(2.) Page 409, #2862 evens.

Q3 W7 
2/11/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 63 Polynomials.
Vocabulary: monomial, polynomial, degree of a monomial, degree of a polynomial, binomial, trinomial, linear polynomial, quadratic polynomial, cubic polynomial, quartic polynomial, quintic polynomial, standard form of a polynomial, leading coefficient.
Homework:
(1.) Page 409, #1 to 25.

Q3 W6 
2/8/13 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Q3Quiz4.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W6 
2/7/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Week 6 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Study/practice for quiz.

Q3 W6 
2/6/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Progress Reports (midterms) scheduled to be issued in Homeroom.
Review homework.
Week 6 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Lapboard Practice (time permitting).
Homework:
(1.) Study/practice for quiz.

Q3 W6 
2/5/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Continue Ch. 62 Rational (fractional) Exponents.
Week 6 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 401, #31 to 45 odd.
(2.) Page 401, #53 to 57 odd.

Q3 W6 
2/4/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 62 Rational (fractional) Exponents.
Radical vs. Exponential Form.
The "7th" Exponent Rule.
Homework:
(1.) Page 401, #1 to 15 odd.
(2.) Page 401, #23 to 29 odd.

Q3 W5 
2/1/13 
Friday 
Class:
Review graded exam. / Exam makeups.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W5 
1/31/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Q3Exam1.
Unplanned scoliocis testing interrupted exam, delayed to Fri.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W5 
1/30/13 
Wednesday 
Class:
School start delayed to 11 a.m. due to thunderstorms.
Review/practice for Exam 1.
Note: prior quizzes & open book classwork are best study guides.
Practice Exam 1 Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Review/practice for Exam 1.

Q3 W5 
1/29/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review/practice for Exam 1.
Note: prior quizzes & open book classwork are best study guides.
Practice Exam 1 Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Review/practice for Exam 1.

Q3 W5 
1/28/13 
Monday 
Class:
Q3Quiz3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W4 
1/25/13 
Friday 
Class:
School start delayed to 11 a.m. due to possible snow/ice.
Q3Quiz3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W4 
1/24/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Week 4 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Memorize and practice all 6 exponent rules.

Q3 W4 
1/23/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Continue:The Six Basic Exponent Rules  click here for copy (or use dropdown list at top of page).
Today, remaining 2 of 6 rules = ZER, NER.
Note: Ch. 61 Integer Exponents (ZER, NER).
Week 4 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Memorize and practice last 2 exponent rules.
(2.) Page 395, #2 to 23.

Q3 W4 
1/22/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
The Six Basic Exponent Rules  click here for copy (or use dropdown list at top of page).
Today, 4 of 6 = MR, DR, PPR, GPR.
Week 4 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Memorize and practice the first 4 exponent rules.

Q3 W4 
1/21/13 
Monday 
Class:
Q3Quiz2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W3 
1/18/13 
Friday 
Class:
School start delayed to 11 a.m. due to snow/ice.
Q3Quiz2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W3 
1/17/13 
Thursday 
Class:
School dismissed at 11 a.m. due to snow/ice.
Week 3 Open Book Classwork.
Homework:
(1.) Practice for quiz.

Q3 W3 
1/16/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 3 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Practice for quiz.

Q3 W3 
1/15/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Week 3 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 313, #1 to 10 even.

Q3 W3 
1/14/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 4 (Page 310) Absolute Value Functions.
Homework:
(1.) Page 313, #1 to 10 odd.

Q3 W2 
1/11/13 
Friday 
Class:
Q3Quiz1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W2 
1/10/13 
Thursday 
Class:
Open Book Classwork  Week 2.
Homework:
(1.) Practice for quiz.

Q3 W2 
1/9/13 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Practice Week 2 Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q3 W2 
1/8/13 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Review homework.
Practice: Ch. 49 and 410.
Homework:
(1.) Page 305, #20 to 27.

Q3 W2 
1/7/13 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 410 Transforming Linear Functions.
Homework:
(1.) Page 305, #3 to 15 odd.

Q3 W1 
1/4/13 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Homework review.
Continue: Ch. 49 Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.
Q3Week1 Practice Worksheet  click here for copy.
Homework:
(1.) Page 298, #23 to 41 odd.

Q3 W1 
1/3/13 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here  to be posted after class)
Ch. 49 Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.
Homework:
(1.) Page 297, #1 to 8.

Q3 W1 
1/2/13 
Wednesday 
No School  Teacher Work Day.

Q3 W1 
1/1/13 
Tuesday 
No School  Christmas Holiday.

Q3 W1 
12/31/12 
Monday 
No School  Christmas Holiday.
