Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 2/28

Today we discussed types of sampling errors.
Read pg. 105-113
Do pg. 110: 2.57-2.60
Do pg. 113: 2.62-2.66

Algebra II:
Students reviewed Circles to prepare for the ACT next week.
10-3 worksheet: 1-35 odds

Monday, February 27, 2012

Assignments for Monday, 2/27

Because of Friday's snow day, today's Moodle assignments are now due tomorrow at 7:30am instead.
Students developed their own survey today.  Students will use that survey to compare "ideal" sample surveys to "real world" sample surveys to discover the different kinds of errors that cause problems.  

Algebra II:

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Assignments for Thursday, 2/23

Read pg. 92-102.
Do pg. 94 2.35-2.39
Do pg. 97  2.40-2.44
Do pg. 99 2.45-2.46
Do pg. 102 2.47-2.55 Friday is a Flex attendance day for all students.
Check Moodle for assignments due Monday at 7:30am.

Algebra II:
9-3: 1-23 odds, + find x and y intercepts, and domain, for all problems.
Friday is a review day over 9:1-3 to prepare for quiz on Monday.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Assignments for Wednesday, 2/22

Flex attendance day.  Check Moodle for your assignment.

Algebra II:
Today students translated reciprocal (inverse) functions.
Do 9-2: 3-6, 10-24 evens, 40-42

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 2/21

Today we discussed sampling as a means to estimate what is happening in an entire population. We took many random samples, then plotted our result using a dot-plot.  The result centered on the true population proportion (p = 60%), but there was a lot of variability due to small sample size.
--> Read pg. 82-90, Do pg. 86: 2.25-2.29, Do pg. 90: 2.30-2.32, 2.34
Note: Tomorrow (Wednesday) is a Flex day for those that are eligible.  Check Moodle for your assignment.

Algebra II:
Today we modeled real life scenarios using direct, inverse, and joint variation.
Do 9-1: 2-12 even, 13-15, 16-26 even, 36, 49-51, 53-55

Friday, February 17, 2012

Assignments for Friday, 2/17

Today we corrected answers to C2 assignments and discussed next week's schedule:
·      Monday – No School
·      Tuesday – Q&A, Activity, start 2.2
·      Wednesday – Flex, Moodle assignment
·      Thursday – 2.2, Quiz 2.1
·      Friday – Flex, Moodle Quiz/assignment

Algebra II:
Today we corrected answers to yesterday's practice ACT test.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Assignments for Thursday, 2/16

Today we finished our feature presentation of "Freakonomics."
·      Read pg. 80
·      Do pg. 80-82:2.17-2.21, 2.23-2.24
Note: 1/2 Day tomorrow (Friday)

Algebra II:
Today's options for students:
·      Retake C8 test (for those concerned about eligibility, others may retake later)
·      Practice ACT test (the ACT/MME is coming March 6!!)
Note: 1/2 Day tomorrow (Friday)

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Assignments for Wednesday, 2/15

Movie presentation "Freakonomics"
Read pg. 63-79
Do pg. 67: 2.1, 2.3-2.4
      pg. 74: 2.7-2.11
      pg. 78: 2.12-2.14

Algebra II:
Students took the C14 Test over trigonometry.
C8 Test retakes tomorrow in class.
Those not taking retakes will take a practice ACT test.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Assignments for Monday/Tuesday, 2/13-14

Monday: Flex day, do Moodle assignment, review for C1 Test
Tuesday: C1 Test

Algebra II:
Monday: 14-5: 1-9 odds, 13-14, 25-26, 31, 33, 47
Tuesday: C14 Test Review, Answer Key here
Wednesday: C14 Test (Trigonometry)

Friday, February 10, 2012

Assignments for Friday, 2/10

Students took a practice test over chapter 1 today to prepare for the test on Tuesday.
Monday is a Flex-Attendance day for students who qualify: 80% or higher.  E-mail me before Sunday night at dstaublin@cppschools.com if you complete your Moodle assignments to bring your grade to 80%+.

Algebra II:
Today we reviewed how to find areas of triangles and the Law of Sines.
Assignment is 14-4: 2, 4-8, 11-14, 16, 27, 29, 42, 52-56

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 2/9

Students took quiz 1.3, began preparing for C1 test on Tuesday.

Algebra II:
Students reviewed Right-Angle Trigonometry (Sin/Cos/Tan) to prep for ACT/MME.
The assignment is: 14-3: 1-11, 24, 28, 34, 41-43, 54, 56-58

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Assignments for Wednesday, 2/8

Today's work was focused on preparing for tomorrow's quiz over 1.3.
Do pg. 57: 1.62-1.68, answers here.
Be prepared to answer questions like these.

Algebra II:
C8 Test today over logarithms.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 2/7

Today we discussed the questions "Do the numbers make sense?"
·      Do pg. 49: 1.50, 1.53-1.54
·      Do pg. 55: 1.55-1.60
·      Wed: Review 1.3
·      Thu: Quiz 1.3, Chapter Review
·      Fri: C1 Practice Test
·      Mon: Flex
·      Tue: C1 Test

Algebra II:
Today was a prep day for the C8 Test on Wednesday. 

Monday, February 6, 2012

Assignments for Monday, 2/6

Do Moodle Assignment “Vocabulary Matching Quiz”, due tomorrow at 7:30am.

Algebra II:
Group quiz over C8:5-6, solving equations using logarithms, after which students are to begin preparing for their Wednesday test using the C8 Review Packet.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Assignments for Friday, 2/3

Students with their form turned in and grade equal to or greater than 80% had the flex attendance option.
All students should check Moodle for their assignment.

Algebra II:
Today was an ACT review and prep day.  Students corrected the practice test they took last week, then did correct and reflect to solve problems they didn't get the first time.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Assignments for Thursday, 2/2

Students took a quiz today on topics covering data validity, reliability, and bias.
Friday and Monday are flex attendance days.  To qualify, students must have:
--> a grade of 80% or higher,
--> the application form turned in.
On flex attendance days, students are to log in to Moodle for their assignment.
Flex attendance are optional, students may choose to come to class for extra help.

Algebra II:
Today we reviewed how to solve equations using both common and natural logarithms.
Here's the C8:5-6 review packet, and here's the answer key.
**** Error on the Answer Key!!  #8 should be ln27c^3  ****
Our tentative schedule for coming days is:
Friday: ACT review focused on geometry
Monday: Group quiz over 8:5-6
Tuesday: C8 Review
Wednesday: C8 Test

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Assignments for Mon/Tue/Wed, 1/30, 1/31, 2/1

Mon: (Flex) Read pg. 24-34; Do pg. 27: 1.25-1.27;  pg. 33: 1.29-1.33
Tue: Read pg. 32-40; Do pg. 39: 1.35-1.40
Wed: Read pg. 42; Do pg. 42: 1.42-1.46, 1.48;  Enroll in Stats Moodle Class
Thu: Quiz 1.2A
Fri: (Flex) Check Moodle for your assignment
Mon: (Flex) Check Moodle for your assignment

Algebra II:
Mon: 8-3: 35-37, 40 (describe only), 49, 54, 57, 64-66, 76
         8-4: 11-18, 20-30 even, 33-41, 76, 96-97
Tue: 8-3/8-4: review packet
Wed: 8-5: 33-47, 68-75, 82, 92
          8-6: 2-10 evens, 12-30, 44-46, 73, 75, 78