## The Big Idea

The Big Idea
The patterns found in mathematical data can be represented with expressions and equations. Algebra 1 studies the modeling of data using linear, exponential and quadratic functions.

## Tuesday, December 10, 2013

### December 11 Wednesday

Essential Question: What does the slope of a line indicate about the linear function?

Class Objective: Students will understand slope and parallel and perpendicular lines.

Do Now: write the equation of the line passing through (1,4) and parallel to y=1

HW:

page 331 13-32
Re quiz on 5.1-5.4 Friday December 13 (we may need to move this to a lunch period or to before school since I don't want the students taking the re quiz to miss instruction).
Quiz on all of Chapter 5 is Thursday December 19.

Archdiocesan Algebra Mid-Term Review Packet CIRCLED problems due Friday Jan 3. Complete the circled items and then SAVE this packet as the rest will be due in late May.

Mid-Term covering Chapters 1-5 will be in a regular double period on January 10. Snow date is January 17.

## Monday, December 9, 2013

### December 9 Monday

Essential Question: What does the slope of a line indicate about the linear function?

Class Objective: Students will understand slope and parallel and perpendicular lines.

Do Now: none

HW: page 324 54, 57

page 331 7-12 all
Re quiz on 5.1-5.4 Friday December 13.
Quiz on all of Chapter 5 is Thursday December 19.

Archdiocesan Algebra Mid-Term Review Packet CIRCLED problems due Friday Jan 3. Complete the circled items and then SAVE this packet as the rest will be due in late May.

Mid-Term covering Chapters 1-5 will be in a regular double period on January 10. Snow date is January 17.

## Friday, December 6, 2013

### December 6 Friday

Essential Question: What does the slope of a line indicate about the linear function?

Class Objective: Students will understand how to graph a line with x and y intercepts.

Do Now: Graph 3x - 3y = 6 using intercepts.

HW: page 324 12 - TBD

Requiz on 5.1-5.4 Friday December 13.
Quiz on all of Chapter 5 is Thursday December 19.

Archdiocesan Algebra Mid-Term Review Packet CIRCLED problems due Friday Jan 3. Complete the circled items and then SAVE this packet as the rest will be due in late May.

Mid-Term covering Chapters 1-5 will be in a regular double period on January 10. Snow date is January 17.