Algebra

algebra week of 6/3/2013 Final Week of School Year

Monday: Real Life Quadratics

Learning Target: Students will graph and interpret quadratic functions.

  • NUMB3RS “Structural Corruption”

    • Quadratic Function Activity to follow.

    • Use a NetBook and the online graphing calculator on my website.

    • Follow directions except instead of graphing calculator, use the online version.

  • Big questions to answer with the activity! (these were not answer fully on project)

    • What happens to the parabola when the coefficient “a” is changed?

    • What happens to the parabola when the coefficient “b” is changed?

    • What happens to the parabola when the coefficient “c” is changed?

  • Work on Systems of linear/nonlinear worksheets from last week.

Tuesday: Systems of Linear & Nonlinear Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

  • What is the solution to a system of equations containing one linear function and one exponential function?

    • Practice by graphing

  • Can we solve systems of linear/nonlinear using algebraic methods?

    • Substitution

  • What are some real life problems?

Wednesday: Concepts and Procedures for LT 6.5

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

Thursday: All Types of Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

  • Postview of LT 6.5

  • Exploration of Functions and other types of graphs

    • Review; Linear, Exponential, Quadratic

    • New; Step, Wave, Circles, etc.

Friday: Final Day

Goal: Students will need to complete all targets and other work by the end of the day.  

  • Make-up work students in the pod

  • NUMB3RS for those completed with all work

    • Numbers activity

Algebra Week of 5/28/2013

Monday (No School Memorial Day)

Tuesday: Systems of Linear & Nonlinear Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

  • Warm-up (Graphing Linear and Exponential Functions)

  • What is the solution to a system of linear equations?

  • What is the solution to a system of equations containing one linear function and one exponential function?

  • What are some real life problems?

Wednesday: Systems of Linear & Nonlinear Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

Thursday: Concepts and Procedures Unit 6 Test Out Day

Learning Targets Covered;

Friday: Systems of Linear & Nonlinear Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

  • Warm-up (Linear Systems Substitution)

  • What is the solution to a system of linear equations?

  • What is the solution to a system of equations containing one linear function and one exponential function?

    • Practice by graphing

  • Can we solve systems of linear/nonlinear using algebraic methods?

    What are some real life problems?

    • Substitution

Algebra Week of 5/20/2013

Monday: Review Unit 6 Day

Learning Targets Covered;

Tuesday: Unit 6 Test: Concepts and Procedures

  • Quick Review with student questions

    • Check that they corrected unit 6 pre-test

  • Unit 6 Assessment

    • Pencil and Calculator Only

Wednesday: Introduction to Systems of Linear & Nonlinear Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

Thursday: Systems of Linear & Nonlinear Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

  • Warm-up (Graphing Linear and Exponential Functions)

  • Post-Test Review of Unit 6: Quadratic Functions

    • Where are we?

    • Where are we going?

    • How do we get there?

  • What is the solution to a system of linear equations?

  • What is the solution to a system of equations containing one linear function and one exponential function?

    • Practice by graphing

  • What are some real life problems?

Friday: Systems of Linear & Nonlinear Functions

Learning Target: Students will find the solution to a system of one linear and one nonlinear function.

  • Warm-up (Graphing Linear and Exponential Functions)

  • What is the solution to a system of linear equations?

  • What is the solution to a system of equations containing one linear function and one exponential function?

    • Practice by graphing

  • What are some real life problems?

  • Correct unit 6 test!!!

    • Test Out next week.  

Algebra Week of 5/13/2013

Monday: What is a Parabola?

Learning Target:  Students will graph and interpret quadratic functions.

  • Problem Solving: How do you solve a quadratic equation?

  • Quadratic Functions WebQuest LINK

    • Computer Lab Activity

    • Students look at STOP ONE, but you do not have to write down anything.

    • Complete answers to STOP TWO & THREE

      • Please go in-depth (research) on each question for understanding.

      • Make connections between the equation and the graph.

      • Type up all work on a word document.

    • When completed with the computer portion, you will be give a culminating activity asking you to graph two quadratic equations.

      • You will make a poster with your results

Tuesday: Graphing Quadratic Equations

Learning Target:  Students will graph and interpret quadratic functions.

  • Warm-up: Add, Sub, & Multiply Polynomials

  • Review: How do you solve quadratic equations?

    • Skills Practice

      • Prime Factors

      • Factor X Method

      • Quadratic Equation

  • Graphing Quadratic Equations

    • What is the y-intercept?

    • What are the x-intercepts?

    • What is the value of the function?

Wednesday (Short Class w/assembly): Quiz LT: 6.4 Graphing Quadratics

Learning Target:  Students will graph and interpret quadratic functions.

  • Quiz on LT 6.4

  • Review for Unit test

Thursday: Review Unit 6 Day

Learning Targets Covered;

Friday: Unit 6 Test: Concepts and Procedures

  • Quick Review with student questions

    • Check that they corrected unit 6 pre-test

  • Unit 6 Assessment

    • Pencil and Calculator Only