Posted: October 19, 2016

Today we practiced factoring difference of squares and perfect square trinomials.

Lesson is attached. Homework sheet is also included in the lesson.

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Posted: October 19, 2016

Today we practiced factoring difference of squares and perfect square trinomials.

Lesson is attached. Homework sheet is also included in the lesson.

Posted: October 17, 2016

Lesson is attached.

Students are now applying what they know about order of operations to questions involving exponents.

Homework is listed at the end of the lesson.

Posted: October 17, 2016

Today we practiced factoring using GCF, simple trinomials, and hard trinomials.

There will be a short quiz on this tomorrow.

Extra practice sheets AND answers are attached in the PDF file for today.

Students should practice to be prepared for the quiz tomorrow :)

Posted: October 12, 2016

Lessons are attached. There is a part 1 and part 2.

Students are asked to complete the homework assigned on the last slide of part 2 tonight.

I will be out the next two days. All work will be done in class and students will be given a mark based on the assignments they complete AT SCHOOL on those two days. Therefore, no posts will be made to the website.

Posted: October 12, 2016

Do ten questions from the worksheet on hard trinomials. Lesson is attached and a copy of worksheet is at the end of the lesson.

I am away the next two days so no posts will be made online. All work will be done in class and passed in as in-class assignments for the day.

Posted: October 11, 2016

Lesson is attached. Today we started the new unit working with powers. Students have homework as identified on the last slide of the lesson. They had lots of time in class to get started.

Extra help is available every week Monday-Thursday at lunch and Tuesday & Thursday from 3:30-4:00. Students are encouraged to attend these help times early so they do not fall too far behind in the unit.

Posted: October 11, 2016

Lesson is attached. Lots of examples involving factoring using GCF and Simple Trinomials.

Homework is #1-10 on a worksheet handed out in class. These are written out on the last slide for those who were absent.

Posted: October 4, 2016

Students had a work period to practice for their test tomorrow.

Homework is to continue working through the review section and practice test in the textbook to prepare for tomorrow!

Posted: October 4, 2016

Lesson is attached. Today we started factoring simple trinomials. Homework is at the end of the lesson, #1-10.

There will be a short quiz tomorrow on expanding and simplifying but there will be no factoring on the quiz!!!

Posted: October 3, 2016

Lesson is attached. Test is on Wednesday and any students who miss will have to write on Tuesday, Oct. 11 only if a note excusing their absence is provided. A mark of zero may be given if no note is provided.

Students must practice for homework. Questions are assigned on the last slide of the lesson.

Extra help is available today at lunch, tomorrow at lunch, and tomorrow after school in preparation for Wednesday's test.

Posted: October 3, 2016

Lesson is attached.

Students should finish the worksheet from Friday for homework tonight.

Posted: September 30, 2016

Lesson is attached. Students do have homework this weekend in preparation for their first unit test that will take place next week.

Right now it looks like test will be Tuesday. There is extra help available at lunch on Monday.

The extra help hours have changed. It is now Tuesday and Thursday nights rather than Tuesday and Wednesdays.

Posted: September 30, 2016

Lesson and homework is attached.

Posted: September 29, 2016

Lesson is attached. Today we started to apply what we know about BEDMAS and working with rational numbers to solve problems that involve decimals or fractions and more than one operation.

Students must be able to apply order of operations to solve these problems.

Homework was one example question that they were working on at the end of class.

Posted: September 29, 2016

Lesson is attached.

Period 1- Did slides 1-3 (some students participated in Terry Fox walk so we did not cover new material) Homework is on slide 3.

Period 2- Did slides 1-8 and homework is on the last slide.

Both classes will have a homework check tomorrow and a quiz on prime factorization (including using it to determine GCF & LCM).