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Mr Best

Algebra 1-2 2017-18

 Summer! 8/22 Welcome to Drake! 8/23-4  Solving One Step Equations CW 1: 1.1 CW  1.1 CW Answers HW 1:HW 1  1.1 HW Solutions Video Help One Step Equation Video 8/27 Solving Multi-Step Equations 1.2   HW 2 1.2 HW 2 HW 2 Practice A Solutions Video Help Two Step Equations 8/28-29  Solving Equations with Varibales on Both Sides 1.3 HW p 23 1-19 odd and 25 pg. 23 Solutions HW 3   Video Help Solving inequalities variables on both sides 8/30-31 Solving Absolute Value Equations 1.4     HW 4 pg 32 #1-45 odds and #46 pg 32 Solutions   Video Help Absolute Value Video Absolute Value Video   Quiz 1 Labor Day  No School 9/4-5 Rewriting Equations and Formulas 1.5 HW 5: pg. 40 # 1-33 odds, 47-54 all  pg 40 Solutions 9/6-7  Placement Confirmation Assessment 9/10 Writing and Graphing Inequalities 2.1 2.1 Notes CW 7 HW 7: P. 58# 1-35 Every other odds, 41-44 all  P. 58 Solutions   Video Help Solving Inequalities 9/11-12 Solving and Graphing Inequalities 2.2 2.2 Notes and CW 8 HW 8: P. 65 #1-29 odds P. 65 solutions   Practice Quiz 2   Quiz 2 Practice Solutions   Video Help Solving inequalities with variables on both sides 9/14-15   Solving and Graphing Inequalities 2.3      HW 9: P. 71 #1-17 odds, 40-47 all      Quiz 2: Solving Equations, Absolute Value Equations, and Formulas (1.1-1.5) If a student's score on Quiz 2 shows improvement from Quiz 1, the Quiz 1 score will be changed to the Quiz 2 score.

 9/18-19  Solving and Graphing Multi-Step Inequalities 2.4         HW 10: P. 77 #1-33 odds, 41-43 P. 77 Solutions 9/19  No School - Wednesday, September 19 9/20 and 9/22 Solving and Graphing Compound Inequalities 2.5     HW 11: P. 85 #1-29 odds p. 85 solutions 9/24   HW 12 Solutions 9/25-26 2.6 Notes CW 13   2.6 Completed Notes   HW 13: Practice Quiz AND  P. 91 #1-21 odds  P. 91 solutions 9/27-28 Quiz 3 CW 14: Chapter 2 Review P. 94#1-30

 10/1 Functions 3.1     CW 15 3.1 Notes and CW   HW 15: P. 108 #1-21 odds  P 108 solutions 10/2-3 Linear Functions 3.2     Notes and CW 16: 3.2 Notes and CW 16   3.2 Notes and CW Completed   HW 16: P. 117 #1-27 odds, 58-61 all AND finish the Practice Quiz     P. 117 Solutions 10/4-5 Function Notation 3.3     Quiz 4: Solving and Graphing Inequalities and Equations that may include absolute value. Anything from chapters 1 and 2.   Notes and CW 17: 3.3 Notes and CW   HW 17: P. 125 #1-21 odds  P. 125 solutions  (Check answers in the back of the book today.) 10/8 Review Worksheet 10/9-10 Graphing Linear Equations in Standard Form 3.4      CW 18: 3.4 Notes and CW and do P. 133 #4-26 evens   HW 18: P. 133 #1-21 odds, 39-42 all 10/11-12 Graphing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept Form 3.5    CW 19: 3.5 Notes       HW 19: P. 141 #5-33 odds P. 141 solutions 10/15 Graphing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept Form 3.5    CW 19:  3.5 Practice A     HW 19: P. 141 #5-33 evens 10/16-17 Writing Equations in y=mx+b form 4.1   Notes/CW 20: 4.1 Notes and Practice A  4.1 4.2 Completed Notes     HW 20: P. 179 #3-27 odds, 39-45 odds     Practice Quiz 5   Quiz 5 Practice Solutions 10/18-19 Writing Equations in Point-Slope Form 4.2   Notes/CW 21: 4.2 Notes and CW 21     4.1 4.2 Completed Notes   CW 21 Solutions     HW 21: P. 185: #1-31 odds. Check answers in the back of the book.    Quiz 5   Point Slope Video 10/22  Parallel and Perpendicular Lines 4.3   4.3 Notes and CW 22   HW 22: P. 191 #1-25 odds, 37. Check answers in the back of the book. 10/23-24   Scatter Plots and Lines of Fit 4.4   Notes/CW 23: 4.4 Notes 10/25-26 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing 5.1   Notes and CW 24:5.1 Notes and CW   HW 24: P. 239 #1-21 odds, 35     Check answers in the book and/or check graphs on Desmos      VIDEO   Systems of Equations Vid     Quiz 6 10/29 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution 5.2   Notes and CW 25:  5.2 Notes and CW   HW 25: P. 245 #1-17 odds, 37-41 odds       VIDEO   Solving Systems by Graphing 10/31-31 Continuing Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing and Substitution      Quiz 7 Practice   Quiz 7 Practice Solutions     VIDEO   Solving Systems by Substitution 11/1-2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination 5.3    Notes and CW 26: 5.3 Notes and CW   HW 26: P. 251 #3-19 odds, and 37-41 odds    VIDEO Solving Systems Elimination 11/5 Solutions of Systems of Linear Equations 5.4    Notes and CW 27: 5.4 notes and CW   HW 27: P. 257 #1-23 odds, 33, 35 11/6-7 Graphing Linear Inequalities 5.6   CW 28: 5.6 Notes and CW 28   HW 28: P. 271 #1-31 odds. Graph on graph paper! Check answers in the book. 11/8-9 Systems of Linear Inequalities  5.7 5.7 Notes and CW 29   HW 29: P. 278#1-29 odds. Use graph paper for #11-19.  Check answers in the book.   Quiz 7     VIDEO      Vid #2 11/12  Veteran's Day Holiday 11/13-14 Graphing Absolute Value Functions with Translations 3.7    Notes: 3.7 Notes CW 30:  Graphing Absolute Value with Translations CW 30  solutions included 11/15-16 Work Day   Finals Review Packet #1 Due Day Of Final   Review Packet #1 11/19 No School No School No School 11/26  Quiz 8 for some classes due to school closure Friday, November 16. 11/27-28 Properties of Exponents and Simplifying 6.1 Part I CW 34: 6.1 Exponent Notes I  HW 34: P. 296 #5-22 All P 296 Solutions - Show steps needed for some problems. Do not just write a list of answers. 11/29-30 Properties of Exponents and Simplifying 6.1 Part II CW 35: 6.1 Exponent Notes II Quiz 9 Practice 12/3 Properties of Exponents and Simplifying 6.1 Part III CW 36: 6.1 Exponent Notes III HW 36 12/4-5 Exponents and Like Terms CW 37 Exponents and Like Terms HW 37 Exponents and Like Terms 12/6-7      Quiz 10 12/10 Final Review #4 and #1 Review 1   Review 4   Review Answers 12/11-12 Final Review #2 Review 2 12/13-14 Final Review #3 Review 3  Do not do the last page. Final Schedule Periods  2,4,6 Tutorial 12/18: 6th period Final Periods 1,3,5 7   12/19: 2nd & 4th period Finals 12/20: 1st & 3rd period Finals   12/21: 5th & 7th Period Finals