REMINDER: TODAY WAS THE FIRST DAY OF OUR THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE. THE FOOD DRIVE ENDS ON FRI OCT 17. WE HAD 2 STUDENTS COME TO OUR CLASS TO LET US KNOW THE KINDS OF FOOD WE CAN BRING IN. I HAVE ALSO POSTED THE LIST BELOW.
Thanksgiving Food Drive (ends Fri Oct 17)
PLEASE NOTE: TOMORROW IS A REVISED SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY FOR JAPAN DAY (STUDENTS FROM JAPAN WILL BE VISITING OUR SCHOOL TOMORROW). THERE ARE A FEW SLIGHT CHANGES TO THE SCHEDULE. YOU WILL FIND THE SCHEDULE BELOW.
Japan Day – Revised Schedule for the Day
IMPORTANT: WE WILL BE HAVING OUR SECOND UNIT TEST ON FRI OCT 10 COVERING ALL OF THE MATERIAL FROM CHAPTER 2 OF THE TEXTBOOK.
I began the class today by taking up any questions the students had from Friday’s homework. I took up 2 questions from the homework on the board. Once I finished taking up the homework I then moved on to the lesson for today which was titled “2.5 Factoring Quadratic Expressions: Special Cases”. I went over a few key properties in this lesson first (perfect numbers, perfect trinomials and a difference of squares) before going over the examples. After going over the examples I then assigned the homework for the students to work on for the remainder of the period (Page 115 & 116 #2 – 9). After the lesson, I gave the students a handout titled “Factoring Summary” which I had made for the students a few years back summarizing all of the factoring methods we have done in this chapter (section 2.2 to 2.5). We are now finished all of the material from chapter 2 and will be starting review the unit starting tomorrow.
Below you will find a copies of the handouts/worksheets that were distributed/assigned in today’s class.
Take-up of the homework from Oct 3 (Page 110 #4f & 6)
Oct 6 – Lesson – 2.5 Factoring Quadratic Expressions (Special Cases)
Factoring Summary Handout – Page 1 (I gave this handout to the students to help them review all of the factoring methods we did in this chapter)