Honors Algebra I(5130)
This is a full year course in Algebra I, taught at the honors level.
McDougal Littell Algebra I
Larson, Boswell, Kanold, Stiff
McDougal Littell Inc., 2001
COURSE REQUIREMENTS (Rules of the Game)
CURRENT TOPIC: Chapter 10, Section 7: Factoring Special Products
Solving Quadratic Equations
HELPFUL LINKS: Graphing Templates(1 large; 2 medium; 6 small)
Intro to Graphing with the TI'84 Plus Calculator
HOMEWORK/TEST/QUIZ DUE DATES (4th Quarter 2010  2011 School Year):
DUE DATE 
YELLOW 513001 
GREEN 513003 
Wed., June 15 
Deliver Algebra I textbook between 7:30 and 8:10 to the designated spot at the
rear of room 204. Report to room 130 no later than 8:15.

Deliver Algebra I textbook between 7:30 and 8:10 to the designated spot at the
rear of room 204. Report to room 102 no later than 8:15.

Tues., June 14 
EXTRA HELP Session 10am  Noon in room 204 Be sure to pack your backpack with your calculator and batteries, No. 2 pencils, large eraser, and Algebra I textbook. 
EXTRA HELP Session 10am  Noon in room 204 Be sure to pack your backpack with your calculator and batteries, No. 2 pencils, large eraser, and Algebra I textbook. 
Wed., June 8  Final Exam Review Session  let's go over any questions that have surfaced from your personal review efforts :)  
Tues., June 7  Final Exam Review Session  let's go over any questions that have surfaced from your personal review efforts :)  Final Exam Review Session  let's go over any questions that have surfaced from your personal review efforts :) 
Mon., June 6  TEST on Chapter 10 (Test Prep)  
Fri., June 3  TEST on Chapter 10 (Test Prep)  
Thurs., June 2  p. 622, #18  22; copy Introductory Notes on Solving Quadratic Equations in NB: What is the Title of This Picture? Puzzle  do #2  14 in NB  p. 622, #18  22; copy Introductory Notes on Solving Quadratic Equations in NB: What is the Title of This Picture? Puzzle  do #3  14 in NB 
Wed., June 1  QUIZ on Factoring  review all factoring worksheets and do following problems (check these problems using answer keys): WS10.6, #14,6  8, 10,12(10.6 Answer Key); p. 622, #27  35 (odds only  check answers in text)  
Tues., May 31  QUIZ on Factoring  review all factoring worksheets and do following problems (check these problems using answer keys): WS10.6,#14,6  8, 10,12(10.6 Answer Key);p. 622, #27  35 (odds only  check answers in text) ; Special Note: Final Exam Review is linked above  I will give you a hard copy today.  
Thurs., May 26  Complete Factoring Drill No. 1 WS,; WS10.5, #1  12  Complete Factoring Drill No. 1 WS,; WS10.5, #1  12; Factoring Drill No. 2 WS, #4  7 
Wed., May 25  Factoring Using the Distributive Property WS  do all; Factoring Drill No. 1 WS, #1  9  
Tues., May 24  Factoring Using the Distributive Property WS  do all  
Mon., May 23  QUIZ on 10:13 (Quiz Prep)  If you missed Friday's Quiz, plan on taking it today at lunch or at 2 pm. 
Fri., May 20  QUIZ on 10:13 (Quiz Prep)  
Thurs., May 19  "Why is a Stick....?" Puzzle, #13  18; READ 10.3; p. 593, #15  20  "Why is a Stick....?" Puzzle, #13  18; READ 10.3; p. 593, #15  20 
Wed., May 18  p. 580, #43  46; Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial WS, #28 & 30; READ 10. 2; "Why is a Stick....?" Puzzle, #1  12  Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial WS, #28 & 30; READ 10. 2; "Why is a Stick....?" Puzzle, #1  12 
Tues., May 17  p. 579, #7  12; p. 580, #43  46; Use Distributive Property and Product of Power Exponent Rule to do oddnumbered problems on Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial WS  
Mon., May 16  p. 579, #2  4, 7  12; Use Distributive Property and Product of Power Exponent Rule to do oddnumbered problems on Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial WS  
Fri., May 13  TEST on Chapter 8:13 (Test Prep)  TEST on Chapter 8:13 (Test Prep) 
Thurs., May 12  Complete Graph Packet; READ 10.1 and copy definitions of all highlighted terms on p. 576 in NB.  
Wed., May 11  Complete Graph Packet; p. 579, #1  4  
Tues., May 10  Complete WS8.3  Complete WS8.3, #23  28; READ 10.1 and copy definitions of all highlighted terms on p. 576 in NB. 
Mon., May 9  p. 460, #64(be sure to write orig. prob. in NB); WS8.3, #1  22  
Fri., May 6  p. 460, #64(be sure to write orig. prob. in NB); WS8.3, #1  16  
Thurs., May 5  Revisit #18  24 and do #31 on WS8.2; Intro to 8.3 Assignment  WS8.2, #31; Intro to 8.3 Assignment 
Wed., May 4  READ 8.2; WS8.2, #1  24 (do in NB)  
Tues., May 3  READ 8.2; WS8.2, #1  24 (do in NB)  
Mon., May 2  Counting Principle WS; READ 8.2  Counting Principle WS; READ 8.2; if you missed quiz on 8.1, be sure to come at lunch today to take it. 
Sun., April 24 
Have a most blessed Easter!! 
Have a most blessed Easter!! 
Wed., April 20  QUIZ on Chapter 8:1; SUGGESTED PRACTICE: oddnumbered problems on p. 453 (see answers on p. SA22 in text) or revisit WS8.1 (WS8.1 Answer Key)  
Tues., April 19  QUIZ on Chapter 8:1; SUGGESTED PRACTICE: oddnumbered problems on p. 453 (see answers on p. SA22 in text) or revisit WS8.1 (WS8.1 Answer Key)  
Mon., April 18  WS8.1, #7  29 (odds only),3135  be sure to do these directly in your NB with your class notes on 8.1  WS8.1, #1  29 (odds only, omit 21)  be sure to do these directly in your NB with your class notes on 8.1 
Fri., April 15  WS8.1, #8  30 (evens only)  be sure to do these directly in your NB with your class notes on 8.1.  
Thurs., April 14 
Enjoy your Retreat!! 
Enjoy your Retreat!! 
Wed., April 13  WS8.1, #1  6, 13, 14  WS8.1, #2  30 (evens only)  be sure to do these directly in your NB with your class notes on 8.1. 
Tues., April 12  Chapter 8 Prerequisite Skill WS  do #1  9 in NB (be sure to present orig. prob. and show work); READ 8.1  
Mon., April 11  Chapter 8 Prerequisite Skill WS  do #1  9 in NB (be sure to present orig. prob. and show work); READ 8.1; if you missed Friday's test, please arrange to take it at 2 pm today.  If you missed Friday's test, please arrange to take it at 2 pm today. 
Fri., April 8  TEST on Chapter 7:13  use Chapter 7 Test "WarmUp" to prepare.  TEST on Chapter 7:13  use Chapter 7 Test "WarmUp" to prepare. 
Thurs., April 7  RealLife Systems Application Problems #12 and 15  write original problem in NB, design "let" statements, and show solution; Chapter 7 Test "Warmup"  #1  3; complete SAT Systems WS  
Wed., April 6  RealLife Systems Application Problems #12 and 17  write original problem in NB, design "let" statements, and show solution; Chapter 7 Test "Warmup"  #1  3; complete SAT Systems WS  
Tues., April 5  Complete the solution of RealLife Systems Application Problems #3 begun in class (Paul interest problem) and do #10; p. 414415, #6, 18, 20, 22; p. 430, #19, 23 (use Linear Combination approach for these)  RealLife Systems Application Problems #8 and 15  write original problem in NB, design "let" statements, and show solution; p. 414, #21 and 22; p. 430, #19, 23(use Linear Combination approach for these) 
Mon., April 4  Complete the solution of RealLife Systems Application Problems #3 begun in class (Paul interest problem) and do #10; p. 414415, #5, 7, 18, and 20 
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