## Final update!...

It has been a great year in Algebra I! The students have been a joy, have worked hard, and have learned a lot! I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know each one of them! Have a wonderful summer!

## Week of May 22...

Monday - Quiz over Chapters 10-11, Review Chapters 12-13

Tuesday - Quiz over Chapters 12-13, Final Review

Wednesday - No Class

Thursday - Brief review

Tuesday - Quiz over Chapters 12-13, Final Review

Wednesday - No Class

Thursday - Brief review

**Friday - Final Exam 9:15 a.m.**## Week of May 15...

Monday - Lesson 13.8 Graphing Rational Functions

Tuesday - Review Chapter 13

Wednesday - Test 13

Thursday - Review Chapters 8-9

Friday - Quiz over Chapters 8-9, Review Chapters 10-11

Tuesday - Review Chapter 13

*Rational Expressions*Wednesday - Test 13

Thursday - Review Chapters 8-9

Friday - Quiz over Chapters 8-9, Review Chapters 10-11

**Next test: Wednesday, May 17**

Final Exam: Friday, May 26 9:15 a.m.Final Exam: Friday, May 26 9:15 a.m.

## Week of May 8...

Monday - Lesson 13.4 Adding and Subtracting Expressions with Different Denominators

Tuesday - Lesson 13.5 Complex and Mixed Expressions

Wednesday - Review Lessons 13.1-13.5

Thursday - Lesson 13.6 Solving Rational Expressions

Friday - Lesson 13.7 Applying Rational Equations

Tuesday - Lesson 13.5 Complex and Mixed Expressions

Wednesday - Review Lessons 13.1-13.5

Thursday - Lesson 13.6 Solving Rational Expressions

Friday - Lesson 13.7 Applying Rational Equations

**Next test: Wednesday, May 17**## Week of May 2...

Monday - ISTEP+ Part 2

Tuesday - ISTEP+ Part 2

Wednesday - Chapter 13 Careers in Math (Operations Research Analyst), Technology Corner (Graphing ALL Functions), Sequences (Harmonic Sequences)

Thursday - Review Lessons 13.1 and 13.2

Friday - Adding and Subtracting Expressions with Common Denominators

Tuesday - ISTEP+ Part 2

Wednesday - Chapter 13 Careers in Math (Operations Research Analyst), Technology Corner (Graphing ALL Functions), Sequences (Harmonic Sequences)

Thursday - Review Lessons 13.1 and 13.2

Friday - Adding and Subtracting Expressions with Common Denominators

**Next test: Wednesday, May 17**## Week of April 17...

Monday - Lesson 13.1 Simplifying Rational Expressions

Tuesday - Lesson 13.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

Wednesday - Review Lessons 13.1 and 13.2

Thursday - ISTEP+ Part 2

Friday - ISTEP+ Part 2

Tuesday - Lesson 13.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions

Wednesday - Review Lessons 13.1 and 13.2

Thursday - ISTEP+ Part 2

Friday - ISTEP+ Part 2

**Next test: Wednesday, May 17**## Week of April 17...

Monday - IOWA Testing

Tuesday - Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Wednesday - IOWA Testing

Thursday - ISTEP+ Part 2 Practice Test

Friday - No class, Middle School FABA

Tuesday - Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Wednesday - IOWA Testing

Thursday - ISTEP+ Part 2 Practice Test

Friday - No class, Middle School FABA

**Next test: Wednesday, May 17**## Week of April 10...

Monday - Review Chapter 12

Tuesday - Test 12

Wednesday - IOWA Practice Test, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Thursday - IOWA Practice Test, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Friday - No School

*Quadratic Functions*Tuesday - Test 12

Wednesday - IOWA Practice Test, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Thursday - IOWA Practice Test, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Friday - No School

**Next test: Tuesday, April 11**

Test 13: Wednesday, May 17Test 13: Wednesday, May 17

## Week of April 3...

Monday - Lesson 12.6 More Quadratic Equations

Tuesday - Lesson 12.7 Quadratic Functions f(x)=ax2+c

Wednesday - Chapter 12 Math in History (John von Neumann), Technology Corner, Sequences (Quadratic Arithmetic Sums)

Thursday - Lesson 12.8 Quadratic Functions f(x)=a(x-h)2

Friday - Lesson 12.9 Zeros of a Function

Tuesday - Lesson 12.7 Quadratic Functions f(x)=ax2+c

Wednesday - Chapter 12 Math in History (John von Neumann), Technology Corner, Sequences (Quadratic Arithmetic Sums)

Thursday - Lesson 12.8 Quadratic Functions f(x)=a(x-h)2

Friday - Lesson 12.9 Zeros of a Function

**Next test: Tuesday, April 11 (date change)**## Week of March 27...

Monday - Lesson 12.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Taking Roots

Tuesday - Lesson 12.3 Completing the Square

Wednesday - Review Lessons 12.1-12.3

Thursday - Lesson 12.4 Completing the Square with Leading Coefficients

Friday - Lesson 12.5 The Quadratic Formula

Tuesday - Lesson 12.3 Completing the Square

Wednesday - Review Lessons 12.1-12.3

Thursday - Lesson 12.4 Completing the Square with Leading Coefficients

Friday - Lesson 12.5 The Quadratic Formula

**Next test: Tuesday, April 25**## Week of March 13...

Monday - Lesson 11.9 Radical Functions

Tuesday - Pi Day!

Wednesday - Lesson 12.1 Solving Radical Equations by Factoring

Thursday - Review Chapter 11

Friday - Test 11

Tuesday - Pi Day!

Wednesday - Lesson 12.1 Solving Radical Equations by Factoring

Thursday - Review Chapter 11

*Radicals*Friday - Test 11

**Next test: Friday, March 17**

Test 12: Tuesday, April 25Test 12: Tuesday, April 25

## Week of March 6...

Monday - Lesson 11.5 Adding and Subtracting Radicals

Tuesday - Lesson 11.6 The Pythagorean Theorem

Wednesday - Lesson 11.7 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions

Thursday - Lesson 11.8 Radical Equations

Friday - No Class Sr. High FABA

Tuesday - Lesson 11.6 The Pythagorean Theorem

Wednesday - Lesson 11.7 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions

Thursday - Lesson 11.8 Radical Equations

Friday - No Class Sr. High FABA

**Next test: Friday, March 17**## Week of February 27...

Monday - ISTEP+ Part 1, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Tuesday - ISTEP+ Part 1, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Wednesday - ISTEP+ Part 1, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Thursday - ISTEP+ Part 1, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Friday - Lesson 11.4 Dividing Radicals

Tuesday - ISTEP+ Part 1, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Wednesday - ISTEP+ Part 1, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Thursday - ISTEP+ Part 1, Algebra I Course on Mathletics Required

Friday - Lesson 11.4 Dividing Radicals

**Next test: Friday, March 17**## Week of February 21...

Tuesday - Lesson 11.3 Multiplying Radicals

Wednesday - Chapter 11: Careers in Math (Chemist/Chemical Engineer), Technology Corner (Solving Radicals on TI), Sequence es (Summation - Sigma - Notation)

Thursday - ISTEP+ Mathematics Practice Test

Friday - ISTEP+ Mathematics Practice Test

Wednesday - Chapter 11: Careers in Math (Chemist/Chemical Engineer), Technology Corner (Solving Radicals on TI), Sequence es (Summation - Sigma - Notation)

Thursday - ISTEP+ Mathematics Practice Test

Friday - ISTEP+ Mathematics Practice Test

Next test: Friday, March 17Next test: Friday, March 17

## Week of February 13...

Monday - Review Factoring!

Tuesday - Review Chapter 10

Wednesday - Test 10

Thursday - Lesson 11.1 Expressing Roots

Friday - Lesson 11.2 Simplifying Radicals

Tuesday - Review Chapter 10

*Factoring Polynomials*Wednesday - Test 10

Thursday - Lesson 11.1 Expressing Roots

Friday - Lesson 11.2 Simplifying Radicals

**Next test: Wednesday, February 15**

Test 11: Friday, March 17Test 11: Friday, March 17

## Week of February 6...

Monday - Review Lessons 10.1-10.2 Factoring Common Monomials and Trionomials in the Form x2+bx+c

Tuesday - Lesson 10.3 Factoring Triomials in the Form ax2+bx+c

Wednesday - Chapter 10: Math in History (Grace Hopper), Technology Corner (TI-84+), Sequences (Factorial Sequences), The Secret of Mental Math

Thursday - Lesson 10.4 Special Patterns

Friday - Lesson 10.5 Factoring Completely

Tuesday - Lesson 10.3 Factoring Triomials in the Form ax2+bx+c

Wednesday - Chapter 10: Math in History (Grace Hopper), Technology Corner (TI-84+), Sequences (Factorial Sequences), The Secret of Mental Math

Thursday - Lesson 10.4 Special Patterns

Friday - Lesson 10.5 Factoring Completely

**Next test: Wednesday, February 15**## Week of January 30...

Monday - Lesson 9.6 Dividing Polynomials

Tuesday - Review Chapter 9

Wednesday - Test 9

Thursday - Lesson 10.1 Factoring Common Monomials

Friday - Lesson 10.2 Factoring Trinomials in the Form x2+bx+c

Tuesday - Review Chapter 9

*Polynomials*Wednesday - Test 9

Thursday - Lesson 10.1 Factoring Common Monomials

Friday - Lesson 10.2 Factoring Trinomials in the Form x2+bx+c

**Next test: Wednesday, February 15**## Week of January 23...

Monday - Review Lessons 9.1-9.2 Classifying and Evaluating Polynomials, Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Tuesday - Lesson 9.3 Multiplying Polynomials

Wednesday - Chapter 9: Careers in Math (Engineer), Technology Corner (Solutions of Polynomial Functions), Sequences (Sums of Perfect Squares and Cubes), The Secrets of Mental Math

Thursday - Lesson 9.4 Multiplying Polynomials using FOIL

Friday - Lesson 9.5 Special Products

Tuesday - Lesson 9.3 Multiplying Polynomials

Wednesday - Chapter 9: Careers in Math (Engineer), Technology Corner (Solutions of Polynomial Functions), Sequences (Sums of Perfect Squares and Cubes), The Secrets of Mental Math

Thursday - Lesson 9.4 Multiplying Polynomials using FOIL

Friday - Lesson 9.5 Special Products

Next test: Wednesday, February 1Next test: Wednesday, February 1

## Week of January 17...

Tuesday - Review Chapter 8

Wednesday - Test 8

Thursday - ISTEP+ Statewide Readiness Test, Lesson 9.1 Classifying and Evaluating Polynomials

Friday - Lesson 9.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

*Exponents*Wednesday - Test 8

Thursday - ISTEP+ Statewide Readiness Test, Lesson 9.1 Classifying and Evaluating Polynomials

Friday - Lesson 9.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

Next test: Wednesday, February 1Next test: Wednesday, February 1

## Week of January 9...

Monday - Lesson 8.3 Scientific Notation

Tuesday - Lesson 8.4 Translating Power Functions

Wednesday - Chapter 8: Math in History (Karl Friedrich Gauss), Technology Corner, Sequences (Infinite Geometric Sums)

Thursday - Lesson 8.5 Exponential Functions

Friday - Lesson 8.6 Exponential Growth and Decay

Tuesday - Lesson 8.4 Translating Power Functions

Wednesday - Chapter 8: Math in History (Karl Friedrich Gauss), Technology Corner, Sequences (Infinite Geometric Sums)

Thursday - Lesson 8.5 Exponential Functions

Friday - Lesson 8.6 Exponential Growth and Decay

Next test: Wednesday, January 18Next test: Wednesday, January 18

## Week of January 5...

Thursday - Lesson 8.1 Products and Powers

Friday - Lesson 8.2 Quotients

Friday - Lesson 8.2 Quotients

Next test: Wednesday, January 18Next test: Wednesday, January 18

## Week of December 19...

Monday - No Class

Tuesday - Fall Semester Exam

Wednesday - Review Fall Semester Exam

Tuesday - Fall Semester Exam

Wednesday - Review Fall Semester Exam

## Week of December 12...

Monday - ISTEP+ Prep Day

Tuesday - Review Chapters 1-2

Wednesday - Quiz over Chapters 1-2, Review Chapters 3-4

Thursday - Quiz over Chapers 3-4, Review Chapters 5-6

Friday - Quiz over Chapters 5-6, Review Chapter 7

Tuesday - Review Chapters 1-2

Wednesday - Quiz over Chapters 1-2, Review Chapters 3-4

Thursday - Quiz over Chapers 3-4, Review Chapters 5-6

Friday - Quiz over Chapters 5-6, Review Chapter 7

Semester Exam: Tuesday, December 20Semester Exam: Tuesday, December 20

## Week of December 5...

Monday - Lesson 7.7 Mixture Problems

Tuesday - Lesson 7.8 Solving Systems of Inequalities

Wednesday - Chapter 7: Careers in Math (Computer Programmer/Software Engineer), Technology Corner (Systems of Equations), Sequences (Limit of a Sequence)

Thursday - Reveiw Chapter 7

Friday - Test 7

Tuesday - Lesson 7.8 Solving Systems of Inequalities

Wednesday - Chapter 7: Careers in Math (Computer Programmer/Software Engineer), Technology Corner (Systems of Equations), Sequences (Limit of a Sequence)

Thursday - Reveiw Chapter 7

*Linear Systems*Friday - Test 7

**Test 7: Friday, December 9**

Semester Exam: Tuesday, December 20Semester Exam: Tuesday, December 20

## Week of November 28...

Monday - Lesson 7.3 Solving Advanced Systems by Substitution

Tuesday - Lesson 7.4 Solving Systems by Elimination

Wednesday - Review Lessons 7.1-7.4

Thursday - Lesson 7.5 Special Systems

Friday - Lesson 7.6 Motion Problems

Tuesday - Lesson 7.4 Solving Systems by Elimination

Wednesday - Review Lessons 7.1-7.4

Thursday - Lesson 7.5 Special Systems

Friday - Lesson 7.6 Motion Problems

Test 7: Friday, December 9Test 7: Friday, December 9

## Week of November 21...

Monday - Lesson 7.1 Graphing Systems of Equations

Tuesday - Lesson 7.2 Solving Simple Systems by Substitution (Celebrate Fibonacci Day!)

Tuesday - Lesson 7.2 Solving Simple Systems by Substitution (Celebrate Fibonacci Day!)

Test 7: Friday, December 9Test 7: Friday, December 9

## Week of November 14...

Monday - Lesson 6.5 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Tuesday - Lesson 6.6 Trend Lines and Correlation

Wednesday - Lesson 6.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities

Thursday - Review Chapter 6

Friday - Test 6

Tuesday - Lesson 6.6 Trend Lines and Correlation

Wednesday - Lesson 6.7 Graphing Linear Inequalities

Thursday - Review Chapter 6

*Linear Functions*Friday - Test 6

**Test 6: Friday, November 18**

Test 7: Friday, December 9Test 7: Friday, December 9

## Week of November 7...

Monday - Review Chapter 5

Tuesday - Test 5

Wednesday - Lesson 6.2 Slope

Thursday - Lesson 6.3 Slope-Intercept Form

Friday - Lesson 6.4 Writing Linear Equations

*Relations and Functions*Tuesday - Test 5

Wednesday - Lesson 6.2 Slope

Thursday - Lesson 6.3 Slope-Intercept Form

Friday - Lesson 6.4 Writing Linear Equations

**Test 6: Friday, November 18**## Week of October 31...

Monday - Lesson 5.5 Function Rules

Tuesday - Lesson 5.6 Direct and Inverse Variations

Wednesday - Lesson 5.7 Graphing Absolute Value Functions

Thursday - Lesson 6.1 Graphing Lines

Friday - No Class Grade 8 Field Trip

Tuesday - Lesson 5.6 Direct and Inverse Variations

Wednesday - Lesson 5.7 Graphing Absolute Value Functions

Thursday - Lesson 6.1 Graphing Lines

Friday - No Class Grade 8 Field Trip

**Test 5: Tuesday, November 8**## Week of October 24...

Monday - Lesson 5.1 Points in the Coordinate Plane

Tuesday - Lesson 5.2 Relations and Functions

Wednesday - Chapter 5 Careers in Math (Market Research Analyst), Technology Corner (Graphing Lines), Sequences (Geometric)

Thursday - Lesson 5.3 Graphs of Relations and Functions

Friday - Lesson 5.4 Using Graphs

Tuesday - Lesson 5.2 Relations and Functions

Wednesday - Chapter 5 Careers in Math (Market Research Analyst), Technology Corner (Graphing Lines), Sequences (Geometric)

Thursday - Lesson 5.3 Graphs of Relations and Functions

Friday - Lesson 5.4 Using Graphs

**Test 5: Tuesday, November 8**## Week of October 17...

Monday - Lesson 4.5 Disjunctions

Tuesday - Lesson 4.6 Absolute Value Equations

Wednesday - Lesson 4.7 Absolute Value Inequalities

Thursday - Review Chapter 4

Friday - Test 4

Tuesday - Lesson 4.6 Absolute Value Equations

Wednesday - Lesson 4.7 Absolute Value Inequalities

Thursday - Review Chapter 4

*Solving Inequalities*Friday - Test 4

**Test 4: Friday, October 21****Test 5: Tuesday, November 8**## Week of October 10...

Monday - Lesson 4.1 Inequalities

Tuesday - Lesson 4.2 Properties of Inequalities

Wednesday - Review Lessons 4.1-4.2

Thursday - Lesson 4.3 Solving Inequalities

Friday - Lesson 4.4 Conjunctions

Tuesday - Lesson 4.2 Properties of Inequalities

Wednesday - Review Lessons 4.1-4.2

Thursday - Lesson 4.3 Solving Inequalities

Friday - Lesson 4.4 Conjunctions

**Test 4: Friday, October 21**## Week of October 3...

Monday - Review Chapter 3

Tuesday - Test 3

Wednesday - Chapter 4 Math in History (Bernoulli Family), Technology Corner (Graphing Inequalities), Sequences (Partial Sums)

Thursday - No School

Friday - No School

*Using Equations*Tuesday - Test 3

Wednesday - Chapter 4 Math in History (Bernoulli Family), Technology Corner (Graphing Inequalities), Sequences (Partial Sums)

Thursday - No School

Friday - No School

**Test 3: Tuesday, October 4****Test 4: Friday, October 21**## Week of September 26...

Monday - Lesson 3.5 Percent Change and Error

Tuesday - Lesson 3.6 Money

Wednesday - Review Lessons 3.1-3.6.

Thursday - Lesson 3.7 Motion

Friday - Lesson 3.8 Mixtures

Tuesday - Lesson 3.6 Money

Wednesday - Review Lessons 3.1-3.6.

Thursday - Lesson 3.7 Motion

Friday - Lesson 3.8 Mixtures

**Test 3: Tuesday, October 4**## Week of September 19...

Monday - Lesson 3.1 Solving Literal Equations

Tuesday - Lesson 3.2 Ratios and Proportions

Wednesday - Chapter 3 Careers in Math (Actuary), Technology Corner, Sequences (Fibonacci and Golden Ratio Sequences)

Thursday - Lesson 3.3 Similar Figures and Scale Models

Friday - Lesson 3.4 The Percent Equation

Tuesday - Lesson 3.2 Ratios and Proportions

Wednesday - Chapter 3 Careers in Math (Actuary), Technology Corner, Sequences (Fibonacci and Golden Ratio Sequences)

Thursday - Lesson 3.3 Similar Figures and Scale Models

Friday - Lesson 3.4 The Percent Equation

**Test 3: Tuesday, October 4**## Week of September 12...

Monday - Lesson 2.6 Simplifying Equations

Tuesday - Lesson 2.7 Solving Multi-step Equations

Wednesday - Lesson 2.8 Eliminating Fractions and Decimals

Thursday - Review Chapter 2

Friday - Test 2

Tuesday - Lesson 2.7 Solving Multi-step Equations

Wednesday - Lesson 2.8 Eliminating Fractions and Decimals

Thursday - Review Chapter 2

*Variables and Equations*Friday - Test 2

**Test 2: Friday, September 16**## Week of September 5...

Monday - No school

Tuesday - Lesson 2.3 Using the Distributive Property

Wednesday - Review Lessons 2.1-2.3

Thursday - Lesson 2.4 Solving One-Step Equations

Friday - Lesson 2.5 Solving Two-Step Equations

Tuesday - Lesson 2.3 Using the Distributive Property

Wednesday - Review Lessons 2.1-2.3

Thursday - Lesson 2.4 Solving One-Step Equations

Friday - Lesson 2.5 Solving Two-Step Equations

**Test 2: Friday, September 16**## Week of August 29...

Monday - Review Chapter 1

Wednesday - Chapter 2 Math in History (Isaac Newton), Technology Corner, Sequences (Arithmetic Sequences)

Thursday - Lesson 2.1 Variables and Expressions

Friday - Lesson 2.2 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions

*Real Number Operations***Tuesday - Test 1**Wednesday - Chapter 2 Math in History (Isaac Newton), Technology Corner, Sequences (Arithmetic Sequences)

Thursday - Lesson 2.1 Variables and Expressions

Friday - Lesson 2.2 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions

**Test 2: Friday, September 16**## Week of August 22...

Monday - Lesson 1.5 Multiplying Rational Numbers

Tuesday - Lesson 1.6 Dividing Rational Numbers

Wednesday - Review Lessons 1.1-1.6

Thursday - Lesson 1.7 Exponents

Friday - Lesson 1.8 Order of Operations

Tuesday - Lesson 1.6 Dividing Rational Numbers

Wednesday - Review Lessons 1.1-1.6

Thursday - Lesson 1.7 Exponents

Friday - Lesson 1.8 Order of Operations

**Test 1: Tuesday, August 30**## Week of August 15...

Monday - Lesson 1.1 Sets of Numbers

Tuesday - Lesson 1.2 Number Lines, Opposites, Absolute Value

Wednesday - Chapter 1 Careers in Math (Mathematician), Technology Corner, Sequences (Evens, Odds, Multiples)

Thursday - Lesson 1.3 Adding Rational Numbers

Friday - Lesson 1.4 Subtracting Rational Numbers

Tuesday - Lesson 1.2 Number Lines, Opposites, Absolute Value

Wednesday - Chapter 1 Careers in Math (Mathematician), Technology Corner, Sequences (Evens, Odds, Multiples)

Thursday - Lesson 1.3 Adding Rational Numbers

Friday - Lesson 1.4 Subtracting Rational Numbers

**Test 1: Tuesday, August 30**