Monday 3/7/11 & Tuesday 3/8/11 CP Algebra

Monday 3/7/11 Lab – Cognitive Tutor

Tuesday 3/8/11 – Discuss / Check HW from Friday – to create a scatterplot with data collected from Look Out Below Lab

Students entered data into graphing calculator and found the equation for the curve of best fit to model; then used their equations to answer questions. 

HW – bring in a pack of skittles / m & m’s for “Invasion of the Wiggies” Lab Wednesday;

Wednesday 3/9/11

 “Invasion of the Wiggies” Lab & Notes for Target #4 – solve problems involing radicals & rational exponents.

HW – skills practice pages 633-636 Due Friday

Thursday 3/10/11 Lab – Cognitive Tutor (retake quadratics, if needed).

Friday 3/11/11 Stamp & check HW over radicals & rational exponents.  Quick Quiz 

HW – Create a Practice Test covering properties of Exponents #1-7 (see unit organizer). 

Properties of Exponents Test is Tuesday 3/15/11!!!

Learning Targets:

  1. List the factor pairs of a composite number. □
  2. Apply rules of exponents to simplify algebraic expressions:                                                                            Multiplication Properties □ Division Properties □ Negative Exponents □ Zero Exponents □  Power Rules □
  3. Multiply and divide numbers in scientific notation. □
  4. Solve problems involving radicals and rational exponents. □
  5. Recognize equations □ and graphs □ of exponential functions.
  6. Evaluate □ and graph □ exponential functions.
  7. Model real-life scenarios using exponential functions. □

One thought on “Monday 3/7/11 & Tuesday 3/8/11 CP Algebra

  1. Breanna Hudson says:

    these targets you post on here are so handy, especially when you leave your binder at school…..haha 🙂

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