Q2 W10 
12/17/10 
Friday 
Class:
Periods 1 and 2 = Semester 1 Exam.
END OF SEMESTER 1.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Homework:
(1.) Enjoy the holidays :) Mr. C.

Q2 W10 
12/16/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Review graded Semester 1 Exam.
Period 7 = Semester 1 Exam.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W10 
12/15/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
(Snow Day = No School = Exam Tomorrow).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W10 
12/14/10 
Tuesday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Practice Worksheet  Part 4.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W10 
12/13/10 
Monday 
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 W9 
12/10/10 
Friday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Matho Review Game.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/9/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Continue Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> practice worksheet Part 2.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/8/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> group work = practice worksheet Part 2.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Sem. Exam Practice Worksheet  Part 2  click here for copy.

Q2 W9 
12/7/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> group work = practice worksheet Part 1.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Sem. Exam Practice Worksheet  Part 1  click here for copy.

Q2 W9 
12/6/10 
Monday 
Class:
Begin review for Semester 1 Exam ==> sign and fraction rules.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W8 
12/3/10 
Friday 
Class:
Return/review graded Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W8 
12/2/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Q2 Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W8 
12/1/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work ==> Q2 Homework 7 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2HW7  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
11/30/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review and practice Ch. 45 ==> graphing linear equations.
Homework:
(1.) Graph 4x + 3y = 12.

Q2 W8 
11/29/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded work (as time permits).
Review and practice Ch. 45 ==> recognizing and graphing linear equations.
Note: Basketball vs Hayden in gym at 2 p.m.  study these notes for homework if class is cancelled or is shortened.
Homework:
(1.) Page 221, #2831.

Q2 W7 
11/24 to 11/26/10 
Wednesday to Friday 
No School  Thanksgiving Break

Q2 W7 
11/23/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Two special cases:
Horizontal lines ==> y = constant and Vertical lines ==> x = constant.
Homework:
(1.) Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Q2 W7 
11/22/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Q2 HW6 and Q2 Quiz4 (time permitting).
Continue Ch. 44, graphing lines when the domain is "all real numbers". How to identify linear equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 215, #2023, assume x = domain = {"all real numbers"}.

Q2 W6 
11/19/10 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz4.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W6 
11/18/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 6 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2HW6  click here for copy.

Q2 W6 
11/17/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
Lapboard practice  percent change and equations as relations.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W6 
11/16/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Note: Q2 Progress Reports issued today in homeroom.
Ch. 44, Equations as Relations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 214215, #10, 32, 33.

Q2 W6 
11/15/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Collect Homework 5.
Ch. 43, Relations  including showing relations using tables, graphs, and mappings.
Homework:
(1.) Page 208, #9, 11, 12, 13.

Q2 W5 
11/12/10 
Friday 
No School  Teacher Work Day.

Q2 W5 
11/11/10 
Thursday 
No School  Veteran's Day Holiday.

Q2 W5 
11/10/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 5 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2HW5  click here for copy.

Q2 W5 
11/9/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Lapboard practice  percent change (on bleachers!).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W5 
11/8/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW4.
Ch. 37, Percent of Change.
Homework:
(1.) Page 162, #1420.

Q2 W4 
11/5/10 
Friday 
Class:
Return/review graded Q2 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W4 
11/4/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Q2 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W4 
11/3/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 4 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW4  click here for copy.

Q2 W4 
11/2/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 38, Solving Equations for a Variable ==> "undoing" the Distributive Property.
Homework:
(1.) Page 168, #1921.
(2.) Page 170, #4951, 6163.

Q2 W4 
11/1/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 3 and Quiz 3.
Ch. 38, Solving Equations for a Variable. Definition of "formulas."
Homework:
(1.) Page 168, #1318.

Q2 W3 
10/29/10 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W3 
10/28/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Quarter 2 Homework 3 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW3  click here for copy.

Q2 W3 
10/27/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
Lapboard practice  solving equations and proportions.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W3 
10/26/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Continue Ch. 36, Applications of Proportions and Rates ==> scale problems, rate problems.
Homework:
(1.) Page 159, #3134.

Q2 W3 
10/25/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 2 and Quiz 2.
Ch. 36, Proportions and Rates. Proportions are two ratios (fractions) that are equal to each other. The property of proportions that is used to solve them is: "the crossproducts of a proportion are equal."
Homework:
(1.) Page 158, #1113, 1922.

Q2 W2 
10/22/10 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 2 Quiz 2.
Quarter 1 Report Cards issued in Homeroom to all students.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W2 
10/21/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Quarter 2 Homework 2 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW2  click here for copy.

Q2 W2 
10/20/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
Lapboard practice  solving equations.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W2 
10/19/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 35, Solving Equations ==> Two Special Cases:
Case 1 ==> Variable "goes away" and you are left with a true math statement = solution is "all real numbers."
Case 2 ==> Variable "goes away" and you are left with a false math statement = solution is "no solution."
Homework:
(1.) Page 154, #5152.

Q2 W2 
10/18/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return review graded Homework 1 and Quiz 1.
Ch. 35, Solving Equations with Grouping Symbols,
Ch. 35, Solving Equations With The Variable On Both Sides.
Homework:
(1.) Page 152, #1619.

Q2 W1 
10/15/10 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W1 
10/14/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 HW1 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q2HW1  click here for copy.

Q2 W1 
10/13/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Group Practice: Solving MultiStep Equations ==> Page 146, #2232.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Page 146, #2232.

Q2 W1 
10/12/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 34, Solving MultiStep (more than one undo) Equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 145, #711.

Q2 W1 
10/11/10 
Monday 
No School  Alabama ParentTeacher Day.
BEGIN QUARTER 2

Q1 W9 
10/8/10 
Friday 
Class:
Return/review graded Exam 2.
END QUARTER 1
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/7/10 
Thursday 
Class:
Q1 Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/6/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Practice for Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2 (see list of practice topic/problems in class notes for today).

Q1 W9 
10/5/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 33, Solving Equations by Multiplying and Dividing. The GRE = Golden Rule of Equations. Single "undo" equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 138, #1320.
(2.) Study for Exam 2 (use problems you missed on Q1 quizzes for practice).

Q1 W9 
10/4/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 32, Solving Equations by Adding and Subtracting. The GRE = Golden Rule of Equations. Single "undo" equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 131, #410.
(2.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W8 
10/1/10 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
NO CLASS DUE TO HOMECOMING PARADE AND PEP RALLY.
Note: Q1Quiz6 cancelled due to 2 cancelled Period 7 classes this week; 1 for the Powderpuff Football game (Wednesday) and one for the Homecoming parade and pep rally (Friday).
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1HW7  click here for copy.

Q1 W8 
9/30/10 
Thursday 
Class: (*today's class notes  click here)
*Class originally scheduled for 92910.
Ch. 26, Probability.
Q1 HW7 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Page 9899, #47, 1423.
(2.) Q1HW7  click here for copy.

Q1 W8 
9/29/10 
Wednesday 
Class:
NO CLASS DUE TO POWDERPUFF FOOTBALL GAME.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W8 
9/28/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review: decimals to percent.
Group practice: sign and fraction rules. Page 823824, Lesson 22 to 24, the "Column 1" problems.
Homework:
(1.) Page 823824, Lesson 22 to 24, "Column 2" problems.

Q1 W8 
9/27/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW6 and Quiz 5 (time permitting).
Operations (add, sub., mult., divide) with decimals. Review sign and fraction rules.
Homework:
(1.) Page 115, #7 to 18.

Q1 W7 
9/24/10 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 5.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W7 
9/23/10 
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 
9/22/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Lapboard practice  sign and fraction rules.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W7 
9/21/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 22 and 23, Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers, sign rules for multiplying and dividing (SPDN), the "heart" division, summary of sign and fraction rules.
Homework:
(1.) Page 101, #6466, 71, 72.

Q1 W7 
9/20/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Retrurn/review graded Homework 5 and Quiz 4 (if time permits).
Ch. 21, Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers, add/subtract sign rules, add/subtract fraction rules.
Homework:
(1.) Page 76, #1722, 2933.

Q1 W6 
9/17/10 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 4.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W6 
9/16/10 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
IGW  Individual Graded Work  Q1 Homework 5 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q1HW5 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W6 
9/15/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Fraction division rule ==> "flip and multiply".
Definition of absolute value, the absolute value symbol, absolute value as a grouping symbol, evaluating expressions with absolute value.
Homework:
(1.) Page 63, #6, 7, 16, 17, 18, 21,
(2.) Page 71, #34, 35, 45, 48.

Q1 W6 
9/14/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Continue Ch. 18, How To Read Graphs.
Homework:
(1.) Page 4647, #1013.

Q1 W6 
9/13/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review graded Homework 4 (time permitting).
Ch. 18, The (X,Y) Coordinate Plane.
Homework:
(1.) Page 46, #1, 2, 6, 7, 8.

Q1 W5 
9/10/10 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Note: Q1 Progress Reports issued today in homeroom.
Review graded Quarter 1 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

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

Q1 W5 
9/8/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Worksheet  Quarter 1 Homework 4.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1HW4  click here for copy.

Q1 W5 
9/7/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW 3 and Quiz 3 (time permitting).
Finish Ch. 15, Definition of "Like" terms, combining (add & subtract) like terms, using the Distributive Property to get unlike terms out of "parentheses jail" and then combining like terms.
Homework:
(1.) Page 31, #42 to 50.

Q1 W5 
9/6/10 
Monday 
No School  Labor Day Holiday

Q1 W4 
9/3/10 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W4 
9/2/10 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Work  Q1 HW3 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1HW3 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W4 
9/1/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Lapboard practice  distributive property, substitution, multiplying fractions.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W4 
8/31/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 15, The Distributive Property ==> how to get unlike terms out of parentheses jail.
Homework:
(1.) Page 29, #4, 7, 8, 15, 18 (use DP, check with PE(MD)(AS)).

Q1 W4 
8/30/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW2/Quiz 2.
Finish Ch. 12, How to substitute; Tip: parentheses are your friend!
Homework:
(1.) Page 13, #10 to 12.

Q1 W3 
8/27/10 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 2.
Homework:
(1.) Go Dawgs! Beat Weaver!!

Q1 W3 
8/26/10 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Work  Q1 HW2 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q1 HW2 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W3 
8/25/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Lapboard practice: Exponents, Order of Operations.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W3 
8/24/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 12 Order of Operations ==> PE(MD)(AS). Definition of "convention".
Homework:
(1.) Page 13 # 4 to 9.

Q1 W3 
8/23/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review graded HW1 & Quiz 1.
Place value, decimals, and operations with decimals.
Homework:
(1.) Page 9 # 50 to 53.

Q1 W2 
8/20/10 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W2 
8/19/10 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
IGW (Individual Graded Work) = Quarter 1 Homework 1  Worksheet Ch. 11.
Homework:
(1.) Algebra 1A Q1 HW1  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/18/10 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 11 Variables and Expressions ==> changing words to algebraic expressions.
Why "squared" and "cubed" are used to refer to an exponent of 2 and 3.
Review list of "things to improve" marked on your first homework submittal. Return marked up work after review.
Homework:
(1.) 819 Worksheet 11  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/17/10 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Define constants, variables. Definition of powers ==> the base times itself an exponent number of times.
Reminder: simplify fractions before and after doing anything to them.
Practice: decimals to percents and percents to decimals.
Shortcuts when multiplying by 10, 100, 1000, etc.
Evaluating powers (exponents).
Homework:
(1.) Evaluate 3^{2}, 5^{3}, 2^{6}, 2^{3}, 3^{3}, 1^{4}, 8^{1}, 9^{2}, 4^{3}, 8^{4}.

Q1 W2 
8/16/10 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
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 
8/13/10 
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.
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.
(2.) Math likes/dislikes, math class likes/dislikes.
(3.) Into. letter and contact forms returned (if not done already).

Q1 W1 
8/12/10 
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!
