8th Grade Algebra
4th 9 weeks, Week 10
Monday 5/20/19 9 week exam
Tuesday 5/21/19 No class
Wednesday 5/22/19 No class
Thursday 5/23/19 No class
Friday 5/24/19 No class
4th 9 weeks, Week 9
Monday 5/13/19 Simplify expressions with positive and negative fractional exponents.
Tuesday 5/14/19 Write square roots in simplified radical form.
Wednesday 5/15/19 Write square roots with variables in simplified radical form.
Thursday 5/16/19 Rationalize the denominator of fractions with square roots in the denominator.
Friday 5/17/19 Field Day
4th 9 weeks, Week 8
Monday 5/6/19 w/s Exponential Models of Population Growth/Decay
Tuesday 5/7/19 Solve problems involving half-life.
Wednesday 5/8/19 Review
Thursday 5/9/19 Test over Inverse Variation and Exponential Equations
Friday 5/10/19 No class - bad weather
4th 9 weeks, Week 7
Monday 4/29/19 Use exponential functions.
Tuesday 4/30/19 Identify the original amount, the growth factor, the rate of growh or decay,
Wednesday 5/1/19 Solve exponential growth and decay word problems.
Thursday 5/2/19 Solve investment problems involving compound interest.
Friday 5/3/19 Graph problems involving exponential growth and decay.
4th 9 weeks, Week 6
Monday 4/22/19 No class - Holiday
Tuesday 4/23/19 Identify direct variation graphs and equations.
Wednesday 4/24/19 Write and solve equations for inverse variation word problems.
Thursday 4/25/19 Solve direct and inverse variation word problems.
Friday 4/26/19 Graph Inverse Variation Functions
4th 9 weeks, Week 5
Monday 4/15/19 Test over Quadratics
Tuesday 4/16/19 Write and solve equations for direct variation word problems.
Wednesday 4/17/19 Direct Variation
Thursday 4/18/19 Direct Variation
Friday 4/19/19 No school - Holiday
4th 9 weeks, Week 4
Monday 4/8/19 w/s Roller Coaster Ride
Tuesday 4/9/19 w/s Quadratic Review #1, #2
Wednesday 4/10/19 w/b p.279-280 #1-14, w/b p.283-284 #1-20
Thursday 4/11/19 w/b p.359-360 #1-20, w/b p.361-362 #1-18
Friday 4/12/19 Review for test
4th 9 weeks, Week 3
Monday 4/1/19 Using Quadratic Equations
Tuesday 4/2/19 Using Quadratic Equations
Wednesday 4/3/19 Quadratic Word Problems
Thursday 4/4/19 w/s Evaluate, Analyzing Quadratic Functions
Friday 4/5/19 Quadratic Word Problems
4th 9 weeks, Week 2
Monday 3/25/19 Solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula on the calculator.
Tuesday 3/26/19 Program the calculator to solve the quadratic formula.
Wednesday 3/27/19 Graph quadratic equations using a table of values.
Thursday 3/28/19 Identify important parts of the graph of a quadratic equation. (Vocabulary fill-in-the-blank page.)
Friday 3/29/19 Identify the effects of changing a or c on a quadratic equation. (Geometer's Sketchpad)
4th 9 weeks, Week 1
Monday 3/18/19 w/s Problem Solving
Tuesday 3/19/19 Exponent worksheets
Wednesday 3/20/19 Exponent worksheets
Thursday 3/21/19 Solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula.
Friday 3/22/19 Solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula.
3rd 9 weeks, Week 9
Monday 3/4/19 Review for final exam
Tuesday 3/5/19 Final Exam
Wednesday 3/6/19 Solving polynomial equations using the product rule: If ab = 0, then a = 0 or b = 0 (or both)
Thursday 3/7/19 Solving quadratic equations by factoring and using the product rule.
Friday 3/8/19 Write quadratic equations for word problems and solve.
3rd 9 weeks, Week 8
Monday 2/25/19 Factor polynomials.
Tuesday 2/26/19 Test over Ch.8 (Factoring)
Wednesday 2/27/19 test corrections
Thursday 2/28/19 Solving quadratic equations. ax2 + c = d
Friday 3/1/19 No class - Spring Gala
3rd 9 weeks, Week 7
Monday 2/18/19 No school - teacher inservice
Tuesday 2/19/19 Factor polynomials with four terms using factor by grouping and the box.
Wednesday 2/20/19 Factor trinomials using X-box
Thursday 2/21/19 Factor perfect square trinomials using Guess and Check.
Friday 2/22/19 Factor polynomials completely.
Ch. 8 Test Tuesday.
3rd 9 weeks, Week 6
Monday 2/11/19 Ch 7 test
Tuesday 2/12/19 Intro to factoring
Wednesday 2/13/19 Factor out the GCF.
Thursday 2/14/19 Factor difference of perfect squares and GCF
Friday 2/15/19 Factor trinomials using the guess and check method.
3rd 9 weeks, Week 5
Monday 2/4/19 Multiply polynomials
Tuesday 2/5/19 Multiply binomials using the FOIL method.
Wednesday 2/6/19 Multiply special binomials.
Thursday 2/7/19 Divide polynomials by monomials.
Friday 2/8/19 Apply polynomials to perimeter, area, and volume.
3rd 9 weeks, Week 4
Monday 1/28/19 Review Laws of Exponents
Tuesday 1/29/19 Multiply Polynomials
Wednesday 1/30/19 Beta trip
Thursday 1/31/19 Beta trip
Friday 2/1/19 Beta trip
3rd 9 weeks, Week 3
Monday 1/21/19 No school
Tuesday 1/22/19 Test over Systems of Equations and Inequalities
Wednesday 1/23/19 Polynomials-notes
Thursday 1/24/19 Add & Subtract Polynomials
Friday 1/25/19 Types of Polynomials, Degree of a Polynomial
3rd 9 weeks, Week 2
Monday 1/14/19 Writing and solving systems of equations for word problems.
Tuesday 1/15/19 Writing and solving systems of equations for word problems.
Wednesday 1/16/19 Graph solutions to systems of inequalities.
Thursday 1/17/19 Review
Friday 1/18/19 w/s Solve Each System by Graphing (systems of inequalities)
3rd 9 weeks, Week 1
Monday 1/7/19 No school - teacher inservice
Tuesday 1/8/19 Solve systems of equations using the substitution method.
Wednesday 1/9/19 Solve systems of equations using the Elimination method.
Thursday 1/10/19 Solve systems of equations using the Elimination method.
Friday 1/11/19 Solve systems of equations using the Elimination method.
2nd 9 weeks, Week 9
Monday 12/17/18 w/s Solving Systems Using Substitution Introduction
Tuesday 12/18/18 w/s Solve the linear systems by using substitution 7-18
Wednesday 12/19/18 Notes: Solving Systems of Equations Using Substitution, Examples 1-11
Friday 12/21/18 Christmas Party
2nd 9 weeks, Week 8
Monday 12/10/18 Use the calculator to find the solution to a system of equations.
Tuesday 12/11/18 Notes over types of systems.
Wednesday 12/12/18 Continue with notes over systems.
Thursday 12/13/18 Solve Systems by Graphing
Friday 12/14/18 9 week exam
2nd 9 weeks, Week 7
Monday 12/3/18 Inequalities Word Problems w/s
Tuesday 12/4/18 Graphing Inequalities
Wednesday 12/5/18 Test
Thursday 12/6/18 Systems of Equations
Friday 12/7/18 Solving using a table. Writing systems of equations
2nd 9 weeks, Week 6
Monday 11/26/18 Graph a scatter plot, describe the correlation, draw a line that approximates the line of best fit,
Tuesday 11/27/18 Graph a scatter plot, describe the correlation, draw a line that approximates the line of best fit,
Wednesday 11/28/18 Graph a scatter plot, describe the correlation, draw a line that approximates the line of best fit,
Thursday 11/29/18 Graph a scatter plot, describe the correlation, draw a line that approximates the line of best fit,
Friday 11/30/18 Graphing inequalities.
2nd 9 weeks, Week 5
Monday 11/12/18 Test over Linear Equations
Tuesday 11/13/18 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, defining and identifying
Wednesday 11/14/18 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, Identifying and writing equations
Thursday 11/15/18 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, graphs of geometric figures
Friday 11/16/18 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, equations of lines
2nd 9 weeks, Week 4
Monday 11/5/18 Use a point and the slope or two points to write the equation of a line in point-slope form.
Tuesday 11/6/18 Use a point and the slope or two points to write the equation of a line in point-slope form.
Wednesday 11/7/18 No class - veterans day activities
Thursday 11/8/18 Use linear equations written in standard form to find the x-intercept, y-intercept and slope.
Friday 11/9/18 w/b pp137-138 #1-20
2nd 9 weeks, Week 3
Monday 10/29/18 Check ordered pairs in equations to see if they are solutions.
Tuesday 10/30/18 Graphing Linear Equations
Wednesday 10/31/18 Write equations for lines, given the slope and an ordered pair.
Thursday 11/1/18 Understanding Linear Word Problems (slope, intercepts, etc)
Friday 11/2/18 Understanding Linear Word Problems (slope, intercepts, etc)
2nd 9 weeks, Week 2
Monday 10/22/18 Function Notation (Solving when given a value for x.)
Tuesday 10/23/18 Ch 4 Test
Wednesday 10/24/18 No class - 8th grade field trip
Thursday 10/25/18 graphing equations in y = mx + b form and horizontal and vertical lines.
Friday 10/26/18 Matching graphs with their equations.
2nd 9 weeks, Week 1
Monday 10/15/18 Definition of function.
Tuesday 10/16/18 Jet Ski Rental: Proportional and Non-proportional data in table form and equation form.
Wednesday 10/17/18 Jet Ski Rental: Proportional and Non-proportional data in graph form.
Thursday 10/18/18 Rate of change, correlation, y-intercept, writing functions in different forms.
Friday 10/19/18 Rate of change, correlation, y-intercept, writing functions in different forms, Domain, Range
1st 9 weeks, Week 9
Monday 10/8/18 No class - teacher inservice
Friday 10/12/18 Function notation. Plug numbers in for x and solve for f(x). Find the range of a function,
1st 9 weeks, Week 8
Monday 10/1/18 Solve Literal Equations for a particular variable.
Tuesday 10/2/18 9 week exam Thursday: Study old tests and assignments and notes and vocabulary.
1st 9 weeks, Week 7
Monday 9/24/18 Solve and graph solutions for inequalities involving multiplication or division.
Tuesday 9/25/18 Solve and graph solutions for inequalities (multistep)
Wednesday 9/26/18 Find the Union and Intersecion of two sets.
Thursday 9/27/18 Find the Union and Intersection of two inequalities.
Friday 9/28/18 Lego club field trip. No assignment.
1st 9 weeks, Week 6
Monday 9/17/18 Translate word problems to equations and solve.
Tuesday 9/18/18 Translate word problems to equations and solve.
Wednesday 9/19/18 Test - Solving Equations
Thursday 9/20/18 Write and graph inequalities..
Friday 9/21/18 Solve and graph solutions for inequalities that have addition or subtraction.
1st 9 weeks, Week 5
Monday 9/10/18 Solve equations with variables on both sides of the equal sign.
Tuesday 9/11/18 Solve multi-step equations.
Wednesday 9/12/18 Translate word problems to equations and solve.
Thursday 9/13/18 Translate word problems to equations and solve.
Friday 9/14/18 Translate word problems to equations and solve.
1st 9 weeks, Week 4
Monday 9/3/18 Labor Day - no school
Tuesday 9/4/18 Add and subtract matrices. Multiply a matrix by a number.
Wednesday 9/5/18 Test Ch. 1
Thursday 9/6/18 Solve one-step equations.
Friday 9/7/18 Solve two-step equations.
1st 9 weeks, Week 3
Monday 8/27/18 Multiply numbers that are in scientific notation.
Tuesday 8/28/18 Divide numbers that are in scientific notation.
Wednesday 8/29/18 Simplify expressions by combining like terms.
Thursday 8/30/18 Compare numbers that are written in Scientific Notation
Friday 8/31/18 Simplify expressions by distributing and combining like terms.
1st 9 weeks, Week 2
Monday 8/20/18 Add, subtract, multiply, & divide Rational Numbers
Tuesday 8/21/18 Order of operations with Rational Numbers
Wednesday 8/22/18 Laws of exponents
Thursday 8/23/18 Laws of exponents
Friday 8/24/18 Write numbers in scientific notation and standard notation.
1st 9 weeks, Week 1
Monday 8/13/18 Roman Numerals Guided Notes
Tuesday 8/14/18 w/s Roman Numerals 1-20
Thursday 8/16/18 workbook p.2 #19-43
Friday 8/17/18 Work in Chromebooks. Enroll in class. Work on lessons in Google Classroom.
This course is designed to teach topics covered in high school Algebra 1. The purpose is for students to be familiar with these topics before they start the high school course.
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