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November 20-21st

Monday- We will solve absolute value equations. Assignment: pages 605-606 (1-14)

Tuesday- We will solve absolute value inequalities. Assignment: pages 617-619 (1-6,11-16)

Enjoy Thanksgiving Break!

November 13th-17th

Monday- We will construct and interpret scatter plots and complete a practice handout on scatter plots.

Tuesday- We will use scatter plots to make predictions. Assignment: Scatter Plots handout

Wednesday- We will create scatter plots using graphing calculators. Assignment: Scatter Plots with calculators handout

Thursday- We will take a quiz on scatter plots and begin to learn how to graph piecewise functions.

Friday- We will graph piecewise functions and write equations when given graphs of piecewise functions. In class, we will practice problems from pages 583-585.

November 6th-10th

Monday- We will finish learning how statistics are affected by outliers. Assignment: data distribution and outliers handout

Tuesday- We will use box plots and histograms to interpret and compare data sets. We will complete practice problems from textbook pages 403-409.

Wednesday- We will finish using box plots and histograms to interpret and compare data sets. Assignment: Box Plots and Histograms handout

Thursday- We will use characteristics of normal distribution to make predictions about a population. Assignment: textbook pages 423-424 (1-10)

Friday- We will continue to learn about normal distribution. Assignment: normal distribution handout

October 30th-November 3rd

Monday- We will model with arithmetic sequences from tables, graphs, and descriptions. Assignment: textbook pages 181-183 (1-11).

Tuesday- We will take a quiz on arithmetic sequences. 

Wednesday- No School

Thursday- We will calculate measures of center and measures of spread from sets of data. Assignment: pages 385-386 (7-8, 13-15, and 20-21)

Friday- We will learn how statistics are affected by outliers. We will take notes and practice problems from textbook pages 389-393.

October 23-27

Monday- Inequalities test

Extra Credit Opportunity (due Friday): performance task on textbook page 556

Tuesday- We will distinguish between arithmetic and geometric sequences. Assignment: sequences handout

Wednesday- We will generate sequences when given a rule or function. Assignment: textbook pages 161-162 (1-14 and 16-17)

Thursday- We will construct arithmetic sequences using explicit and recursive rules. No assignment

Friday- We will construct arithmetic sequences. Assignment: constructing arithmetic sequences handout

 

Week of October 16th-20th

Monday- We will graph systems of inequalities. We will practice problems in our textbook from pages 549-552. Practice assignment: pages 552-554 (4-20)

Tuesday- Barter Theater field trip

Wednesday- We will continue to graph systems of inequalities. Assignment: graphing systems of inequalities handout

Thursday- We will read problems and determine if they are representing systems of equations or systems of inequalities. Assignment: pages 567-568 (17-22)

Friday- We will complete our study guide for our inequalities test and a Dear Teacher letter regarding inequalities: Write a minimum of 5 sentences about compound inequalities and systems of inequalities. Some possible things to discuss are compound inequalities joined by "and" versus compound inequalities joined by "or"; the difference between systems of equations and systems of inequalities; the difference between a dashed and solid line on a graph and how you know which one to use; how you determine which side of the plane to shade; how you choose if an ordered pair is a solution to a system of inequalities; and what it means if there is no solution.

October 9th-13th

Monday- no school

Tuesday- We will learn how to solve inequalities. Assignment: textbook pages 77-78 (2-20 evens)

Wednesday- We will write, solve, and graph compound inequalities.

Thursday- We will continue to write, solve, and graph compound inequalities. Assignment: compound inequalities handout

Friday- We will graph inequalities on a coordinate plane. Assignment: pages 329-332 (5-8 and 13-22)

September 11th-15th

Monday- We will complete our study guide for our quiz. Extra Credit is due today.

Tuesday- quiz on systems of linear equations

Wednesday- Field Trip to Long View Ranch

Thursday- no school

Friday- no school- Enjoy Fall Break!

September 4-8

Monday- no school

Tuesday- We will solve systems of equations by using substitution. Assignment: substitution handout

Wednesday- We will take a short quiz on solving systems of equations by graphing and by substitution. We will solve systems of equations by using elimination

Thursday- We will continue to solve systems of equations by using elimination. Assignment: elimination handout

Friday- We will solve systems of equations by deciding the best method for each system of equations. Assignment: solving systems handout

Extra Credit (worth up to 12 points) Choose one of the following projects to complete. Each one must contain information explaining what slope is and incorporate the different types of slope.
2 Options:
1.) Draw a comic strip depicting the "Adventures of Slope Man" or some other slope related character. The cartoon must be a minimum of 4 panels.
2.) Write a story about the "Adventures of Slope Man" or some other slope related character. The story must be a minimum of 2 paragraphs.

August 28th- September 1st

Monday: We will take our test on linear functions.

Tuesday: We will begin to solve systems of equations by graphing.

Wednesday: We will continue to solve systems of equations by graphing. Assignment: textbook pages 486-488 (4-20)

Thursday: We will finish solving systems of equations by graphing. Assignment: solving systems of equations by graphing handout

Friday: We will solve systems of equations by substitution.

Math Binder Checks will take place this week:

____  Tabs labeled POTD, EQ/Notes, Foldables, Dear Teacher, Tasks

____ Problems of the Day kept up with in POTD section

____ Essential Questions and notes in EQ/Notes section

____ Dear Teacher letter about math (1st letter of 9 weeks) in Dear Teacher letter section

____ Dear Teacher letter about 3 forms of linear equations in Dear Teacher letter section

____ Slope foldable in Foldables section

____ Standard Form foldable in Foldables section

August 21st-25th

Monday- no school; enjoy the eclipse

Tuesday- We will distinguish between linear and nonlinear functions. Assignment: pages 206-207 (4-16) Extra Credit Opportunity: page 210 performance task

Wednesday- We will calculate and interpret the x- and y-intercepts (page 216) and calculate and interpret slope (page 225). Assignment: pages 227-228 (1-14)

Thursday- We will complete our study guide for our test on functions, intercepts, and slope.

Friday- no school

August 14th-18th

Monday- We will learn how to read graphs and sketch a graph based on a situation. Assignment: pages 111-112 (9-20)

Tuesday- We will learn how to write a function and determine the domain and range of a function. Assignment: pages 132-134 (6-12 and 16-20)

Wednesday- We will take a quiz on graphs and functions. We will begin to learn how to graph functions. Practice: pages 143-144 (5-13)

Thursday- We will finish graphing functions. Assignment: pages 144-145 (14-29)

Friday- We will finish graphing functions. Assignment: graphing functions handout

 

Week of August 7th-11th

Monday- We will learn the parts of an expression and how to write expressions to represent real world situations. Assignment: expressions handout

Tuesday- We will take a short quiz on dimensional analysis and expressions. Then, we will begin to write and solve equations. Assignment: pages 62-64 (1-19)

Wednesday- We will begin to solve literal equations. Practice: textbook page 70-71 (1-19) Assignment: literal equations worksheet and study guide

Thursday- Chapter 2 test on expressions and equations

Friday- We will learn about discrete and continuous graphs. Assignment: pages 111-112 (9-20)

Week of July 31st- August 4th

Monday: We will complete our study guide for our chapter 6 test on forms of linear equations. Assignment: Dear Teacher letter: Write me a minimum of 5 sentences telling me about the three different forms of equations that we have learned about. Some ideas are to tell me their forms; how you can calculate them if given two points versus slope and one point; which one you like the best and why; etc.

Tuesday: Chapter 6 test

Wednesday: We will learn how to use proportions to solve problems involving scale and indirect measurement. Assignment: indirect measurement handout

Thursday: We will use dimensional analysis to convert units of measure. Assignment: pages 22-23 (13-20)

Friday: We will learn about the parts of an expression. We will complete practice problems from textbook pages 45-46. No assignment

 

Week of July 24th-28th

Monday- We will learn how to write equations in point-slope form. Assignment: p. 256-257 (8-14)

Tuesday- We will finish learning about point-slope form and begin to learn about standard form. No assignment

Wednesday- We will learn how to write equations in standard form. Assignment: p. 266-267 (6-16 evens and 17-20 all)

Thursday- We will continue to write equations in standard form. We will take a short quiz on standard form.

Friday- We will learn how to compare equations based on their slope, domain, and range. Assignment: textbook pages 290-292 (11-16)

Week of July 17th-21st

Monday- We will solve equations in one variable that include the Distributive Property. Assignment: equations handout

Tuesday- We will learn how to calculate the slope of a line. Assignment: slope handout

Wednesdsay- We will learn how to write the slope-intercept form of an equation from a graph and graph an equation from slope-intercept form.

Thursday- We will learn about point-slope form. Assignment: pages 245-246 (4-20 evens) and page 247 (23-24)

Friday- We will identify and represent functions. No assignment

Week of July 10th-14th

Monday (10th)- Welcome! Early dismissal at 11:00

Tuesday (11th)- Get your syllabus signed! Assignment: Dear Teacher letter- Start your letter with "Dear Mrs. Milhorn". Write a 5-sentence paragraph. The sentences should include whether you find math easy or difficult, your favorite part about math last year, and your least favorite part about math last year. Tell me your goal in math this year. Finally, tell me one more thing you think I should know about you. Sign your name at the bottom.

Wednesday (12th)- We will evaluate square roots and cube roots. No assignment

Thursday (13th)- We will learn about real numbers and how they can be classified as rational or irrational. Assignment: real numbers handout

Friday (14th)- We will begin to solve equations with variables on both sides. Assignment: practice problems handout

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