Honors Algebra I(5130)

This is a full year course in Algebra I, taught at the honors level.

TEXTBOOK: (both print and electronic editions)

      McDougal Littell  Algebra I

      Larson, Boswell, Kanold, Stiff

      McDougal Littell Inc., 2001

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS (Rules of the Game)

 

COURSE OUTLINE

                                           

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

                                     Final Exam Review

 

 

HOMEWORK/TEST/QUIZ DUE DATES (4th Quarter 2010 - 2011 School Year):

 

   DUE  DATE

YELLOW  5130-01

GREEN  5130-03

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, #1-4,6 - 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,#1-4,6 - 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 10:1-3 (Quiz Prep) If you missed Friday's Quiz, plan on taking it today at lunch or at 2 pm.
Fri., May 20   QUIZ on 10:1-3 (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 odd-numbered 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 odd-numbered problems on Multiplying a Polynomial by a Monomial WS  
Fri., May 13 TEST on Chapter 8:1-3 (Test Prep) TEST on Chapter 8:1-3 (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: odd-numbered 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 8:1SUGGESTED PRACTICE: odd-numbered 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),31-35 - 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 7:1-3 - use Chapter 7 Test "Warm-Up" to prepare. TEST on Chapter 7:1-3 - use Chapter 7 Test "Warm-Up" to prepare.
Thurs., April 7 Real-Life Systems Application Problems #12 and 15 - write original problem in NB, design "let" statements, and show solution; Chapter 7 Test "Warm-up" - #1 - 3; complete SAT Systems WS  
Wed., April 6   Real-Life Systems Application Problems #12 and 17 - write original problem in NB, design "let" statements, and show solution; Chapter 7 Test "Warm-up" - #1 - 3; complete SAT Systems WS
Tues., April 5 Complete the solution of Real-Life Systems Application Problems #3 begun in class (Paul interest problem) and do #10; p. 414-415, #6, 18, 20, 22; p. 430, #19, 23 (use Linear Combination approach for these) Real-Life 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 Real-Life Systems Application Problems #3 begun in class (Paul interest problem) and do #10; p. 414-415, #5, 7, 18, and 20

   

 

 

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