Category: Accelerated Algebra

Accel Wednesday

Students learned how to use the quadratic formula today.  They continued practice with completing the square and applying the quadratic formula, simplifying the radicals as necessary.

Refer to previous post for learning targets for Friday’s assessment.

For Thursday, students should have unit 2.3 A and C done (4.2 was due today).

Accel Learning Targets for mini-Assessment from Function Junction

I can identify and explain what a function is.

I can explain how to determine a function given a table or a graph.

I can explain what the Range and Domain of a function is.

I can solve a quadratic equation using “completing the square”.  (Students must show their work!)

I can solve a quadratic equation using the quadratic formula and represent my answers as simplified radicals.  (The formula will be given to students.  NO calculators will be used.)

Accel Monday

Students were given the option of an extra 10+ minutes on their test or an additional 5 points added to their score.

We then launched into solving quadratics.  Students received notes on completing the square.  Due next class:  4.1 and 4.2

Accel Thursday and Friday

Students will take their Systems test on Thursday.  Friday they will start Function Junction.  They put notes in their notebooks and completed units 1.1 and 1.2 due Monday.

Accel Wednesday

Students took their quizzes and MAP testing this past week.  Students will take their unit test Thursday.  They will start Function Junction on Friday.

Algebra Tuesday Periods 2,5 (Period 6 Wednesday)

Students finished up their quizzes and MAP testing so that they finally took the unit test for Shapes and Designs today.

No work due next class.

Accel Tuesday

Students handed in units 4.3 and 4.4 and then further practiced by workingChapter 4 ACE, numbers 1-10.  We did go over answers to these problems before class ended.

Due Thursday before the quiz:  ACE 1-10 AND mathxl units 3 and 4.


Accel Friday

Students continued practice with linear inequalities by working units 4.3 and 4.4 in the text, due Tuesday.

Quiz Thursday.  Mathxl 3 and 4 due Thursday 8 am.


Accel Thursday

Students explored systems of linear inequalities.  Due Friday:  Worksheet 7.6 and ACE from Chapter 3 (starting on page 54), numbers 2-11.

Mathxl 3 due before the quiz on 6/1.

Accel Wednesday

Students worked in their textbook, units 3.2 and 3.3 due Thursday. 

Upcoming dates:  Quiz 2 Thursday, 6/1 and Unit test 6/8;  Mathxl units 3 and 4 due before the quiz on 6/1

MAP testing Monday 6/5

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