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Miss Gurganus's Algebra I Class ...
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Quiz/Test Dates:
Most Tuesdays and Thursdays after school (2:504:00 pm) and most mornings before school
(7:007:25 am)
June 13, 2018 

Homework:
None! Have a safe summer!
Next Quiz:
No more quizzes!
Next Test:
Final exams June
14, 2018 
June 11, 2018 


June 8, 2018 


June 7, 2018 


June 6, 2018 


June 5, 2018 


June 4, 2018 


June 1, 2018 


Answers to homework (p. 493 #15 and p. 494 #20 & 22)

Study guide for quiz

Quiz #25 (over Topic 113
and 114)

Homework is to write 4
survey questions for students that could be made into a dot plot
(due
Monday, June 4, 2018)

May 31, 2018 


Miss Gurganus was gone to the AP Chemistry Sixth Grade Show 2nd
hour (so there was a substitute)

Answers to homework (p. 492 #6 & 8 and p. 493 #13)

Topic 114 lesson  Day
2 (use of the graphing calculator for standard deviation)

Homework is to finish p.
493 #15 and p. 494 #20 & 22 (due
Friday, June 1, 2018)

May 30, 2018 


Answers to homework (front and
back)

Topic 114 lesson

Classwork

Homework is to finish p.
492 #6 & 8 and p. 493 #13 (due
Thursday, May 31, 2018)

May 29, 2018 


May 24, 2018 


May 23, 2018 


Answers to homework (p. 478 #15)

Classwork packet

Homework is to do p. 478 #1618 (due Thursday, May 24, 2018)

May 22, 2018 


May 21, 2018 


May 18, 2018 


May 17, 2018 


May 16, 2018 


May 15, 2018 


May 14, 2018 


Notes on Topic 107 (inverse equations)

Classwork (p. 455 #2328
and p. 456 #3334)

Students then started the
test study guide

Homework is to do any 4
questions on the test
study guide
(due Tuesday, May 15, 2018)

May 11, 2018 


May 10, 2018 


May 9, 2018 


Notes on Topic 106 (adding and subtracting functions)

Answers to homework

Quiz #22 (over Topic 101
to 105)

Homework is to do p. 448
#58 and p. 449 #1619
(due Thursday, May 10, 2018)

May 8, 2018 


Answers to homework (p. 442 #1518, 19, 21, 24, 25)

Topic 105 practice

Quiz #21 back and a chance
to make corrections

Homework is to finish the
classwork
(due Wednesday, May 9, 2018)

May 7, 2018 


Answers to homework

Notes on Topic 105
(compression, stretch, reflection)

Homework is to do p. 442
#1518, 19, 21, 24, 25
(due Tuesday, May 8, 2018)

May 4, 2018 


May 3, 2018 


Review classwork for 30
minutes

Quiz #21 (over Topic 101
to 103)

Homework is to finish the
last page of the packet
(due Friday, May 4, 2018)

May 2, 2018 


May 1, 2018 


April 30, 2018 


Answers to homework

Topic 102 lesson (on
graphing cube root functions)

2nd hour students attended
a Mental Health Awareness assembly

Homework is to finish the
lesson packet
(due Tuesday, May 1, 2018)

April 27, 2018 


April 26, 2018 


April 25, 2018 


April 24, 2018 


Classwork options: work on test study
guide or do more quadratic formula practice

Time to ask questions about
study guide

Homework is to finish the
study guide
(due Wednesday, April 25, 2018)

April 23, 2018 


Answers to homework (p. 394
#19 and 20)

Notes on Topic 97 (solving
linearquadratic systems)

Classwork: Do 5 questions
from the test study
guide

Homework is to finish any
16 questions from the
study guide
(due Tuesday, April 24, 2018)

April 20, 2018 


Answers to study
guide

Quiz #20 (over Topic 95 and 96)

Miss Gurganus was gone to
jury duty!

Homework is to do p. 394
#19 and 20
(due Monday, April 23, 2018)

April 19, 2018 


Notes on the discriminant

Students made up missed quizzes, finished the previous day's
classwork, or did more practice with the quadratic formula

Study guide for
Friday's quiz

Homework is to finish the
study guide
(due Friday, April 20, 2018)

April 18, 2018 


Answers to homework (p. 387
#2025, 29, 32, 33)

Notes on the quadratic formula

Classwork

Homework is to do p. 394
#23 and 26
(due Thursday, April 19, 2018)

April 17, 2018 


More notes on completing the
square (Topic 95)

Answers to study guide

Quiz #19 (over Topic 93
and 94)

Homework is to do p. 387
#2025, 29, 32, 33
(due Wednesday, April 18, 2018)

April 16, 2018 


April 13, 2018 


April 12, 2018 


April 11, 2018 


April 9, 2018 


Notes on Topic 94 (solving
quadratics by square roots)

Classwork was p. 204 of the
workbook

No homework due to state
testing

April 6, 2018 


April 5, 2018 


More notes on Topic 93
(comparing radicals and multiplying radicals)

Classwork was more of p.
200 of the workbook

Homework was to complete
the study guide
for Friday's quiz (due Friday, April 6, 2018)

April 4, 2018 


Notes on Topic 93
(simplifying radicals)

Classwork was p. 200 of the
workbook

Homework is to do p. 374
#3237 from the textbook (due Thursday, April 5, 2018)

April 3, 2018 


More notes on Topic 92
(area, factoring vs. graphing)

Homework is to do p. 369
#2023, 30, and 3234 from the textbook (due Wednesday, April 4,
2018)

April 2, 2018 


March 23, 2018 


March 22, 2018 


March 21, 2018 


March 20, 2018 


March 19, 2018 


March 16, 2018 


Answers to homework (p. 341 #1619 and p. 342 #2728)

Notes on Topic 85 (linear,
quadratic, and exponential functions)

Homework is to finish the
graphing halfsheet (due
Monday, March 19, 2018)

March 15, 2018 


Answers to homework

Mathematical Modeling in 3
Acts: The Long Shot

Quiz over Topic 83 and 84

Homework is to do p. 341
#1619 and p. 342 #2728 (due
Friday, March 16, 2018)

March 14, 2018 


March 13, 2018 


March 12, 2018 


March 9, 2018 


Answers to homework (#6 and
#7 from the packet)

More practice (#8 and #9
from the packet)

Quiz over Topic 81 and 82

Homework is to graph p. 327
#33 and 35 (due
Monday, March 12, 2018)

March 8, 2018 


March 7, 2018 


Brief notes on Chapter 81
(rate of change)

Exploring Vertex
Form classwork

Homework is to do p. 327
#1522 from the textbook (due
Thursday, March 8, 2018)

March 6, 2018 


March 5, 2018 


March 1, 2018 


February 28, 2018 


February 27, 2018 


February 23, 2018 


February 22, 2018 


February 21, 2018 


Miss Gurganus was attending
a training (last one!), so there was a substitute teacher

Answers to
quiz study guide

Quiz #15 (over Topic 74 to
76)

Homework is to do p. 299
#33 and 34 (due Thursday, February 22, 2018)

February 20, 2018 


Miss Gurganus was attending
a training, so there was a substitute teacher

Students worked on
classwork and started a
quiz study guide

Homework is to finish the
study guide (due
Wednesday, February 21, 2018)

February 16, 2018 


February 15, 2018 


Answers to homework and
yesterday's classwork

Time to continue
yesterday's classwork

Notes on Topic 76
(factoring completely)

Homework is to do textbook p.
292 #2631 and p. 299 #2326 (due Friday, February 16, 2018)

February 14, 2018 


February 13, 2018 


February 8, 2018 


Quiz #13 back

Notes on Topic 74
(greatest common factor)

Classwork

Homework is to finish the
front of the classwork (due Monday, February
12, 2018)

February 6, 2018 


Miss Gurganus was attending
a training, so there was a substitute teacher

Students worked on a review
packet about area, perimeter, adding/subtracting polynomials,
and multiplying polynomials

Homework is to do p. 279
#1623, 2831, and 3637 from the textbook (due Thursday, February
8, 2018)

February 5, 2018 


Miss Gurganus was attending
a training, so there was a substitute teacher

Students worked on a review
packet about area, perimeter, adding/subtracting polynomials,
and multiplying polynomials

(2nd hour only) Students
were given a parent
letter to take home and return

Homework is to do p. 279
#1623, 2831, and 3637 from the textbook (due Wednesday, February
7, 2018)

February 2, 2018 


Notes on special cases of
multiplying polynomials (Topic 73)

Answers to study guide

Quiz #13 (over Topic 71
and 72)

Homework is to do p. 279
#1623, 2831, and 3637 from the textbook (due Monday, February
5, 2018)

February 1, 2018 


January 31, 2018 


January 30, 2018 


January 26, 2018 


January 23, 2018 


January 22, 2018 


January 19, 2018 


January 18, 2018 


January 17, 2018 


January 16, 2018 


January 11, 2018 


January 10, 2018 


January 9, 2018 


January 8, 2018 


December 22, 2017 


December 21, 2017 


Answers to
homework

Notes on Topic 61
(rational exponents)

Homework is to finish #716
from p. 118 of the workbook (or p. 221 of the textbook) (due
Friday, 12/22)

December 20, 2017 


December 19, 2017 


December 18, 2017 


December 15, 2017 


December 12, 2017 


December 11, 2017 


Answers to homework (p. 194 #78 and p. 195 #2122)

Topic 54 lesson

Homework is to do p. 208
#1920 and 2225 (due Tuesday, 12/12)

December 8, 2017 


Answers to homework (p. 187 #59 and p. 195 #20)

Unit 4 Test back

Topic 52 lesson #2 (on
piecewisedefined functions)

Quiz #10 (over Topic 51
and 52)

Homework is to do p. 194
#78 and p. 195 #2122 (due Monday, 12/11)

December 7, 2017 


Topic 52 lesson (on
piecewisedefined functions)

Homework is to do p. 187
#59 and p. 195 #20 (due Friday, 12/8)

December 6, 2017 


December 5, 2017 


December 4, 2017 


December 1, 2017 


November 30, 2017 


Systems of Equations Bingo
to review solving linear systems

Time to ask questions about
the test study guide

Homework is to finish the
test
study guide (due Friday, 12/1)

November 29, 2017 


Answers to homework

Mathematical Modeling in 3
Acts: Get Up There!

Partner work on shading
systems of linear inequalities

Homework is to do any 6
questions from the test
study guide (due Thursday, 11/30)

November 28, 2017 


November 27, 2017 


November 21, 2017 


November 20, 2017 


November 17, 2017 


November 16, 2017 


November 15, 2017 


November 14, 2017 


Topic 42 notes and
classwork (partner
card match)

Homework is to do p. 155
#2629 and 31 (due
Wednesday, 11/15)

November 13, 2017 


November 10, 2017 


November 9, 2017 


November 8, 2017 


November 7, 2017 


November 6, 2017 


November 3, 2017 


November 2, 2017 


November 1, 2017 


More scatter plot practice

Whiteboard problems to
review

Homework is to
finish the study guide (due
Thursday, 11/3)

October 31, 2017 


October 30, 2017 


October 26, 2017 


October 25, 2017 


Answers to homework (p. 107
#2530)

More Topic 34 notes
(recursive and explicit formulas for arithmetic sequences)

Classwork

Homework

Homework is to do the
even worksheet
problems (due Thursday, 10/26)

October 24, 2017 


Topic 2 tests back

More Topic 33 notes
(stretch and compression)

Topic 34 notes (arithmetic
sequences)

Homework is to do p. 107
#2530 (due Wednesday, 10/25)

October 23, 2017 


October 20, 2017 


October 19, 2017 


October 18, 2017 


Answers to homework

Notes and workbook problems
on Topic 32 (function notation)

Homework is to do #1327
from p. 100 of the textbook (due
Thursday, 10/19)

October 17, 2017 


October 16, 2017 


Rate of Change lesson

Notes on horizontal and
vertical lines

Classwork

Homework is to finish the
Killing Zombies graphing assignment (due
Tuesday, 10/17)

October 13, 2017 


October 12, 2017 


October 11, 2017 


October 10, 2017 


Quiz #5 (one question on
Topic 24  parallel)

Notes on Topic 24
(equations of perpendicular lines)

Classwork

Homework is to do p. 81
#2021, 24, 2728 (due
Wednesday, 10/11)

October 9, 2017 


October 6, 2017 


Quiz #3 passed back

Mathematical Modeling in 3
Acts: How Tall is Tall?

More Topic 23
practice (standard form):
story problems

Homework is to do p. 74
#4142 (due
Monday, 10/9)

October 5, 2017 


October 4, 2017 


October 3, 2017 


October 2, 2017 


September 29, 2017 


Answers to homework (p. 48
#2932 and #3538)

Unit 2 PreTest

Topic 21 lesson

Homework is to graph the
points and find the slopes for p. 61
#2833 on graph paper (due Monday, 10/2)

September 28, 2017 


Inequalities Application
Worksheet

Notes on Topic 17
(absolute value inequalities)

Classwork (p. 48 #2932 and
#3538)

Homework is to finish p. 48
#2932 and #3538 (due Friday, 9/29)

September 27, 2017 


September 26, 2017 


Students worked with a
partner on a review stations activity

Time for students to ask
questions about the study guide

Homework is to finish the study guide (due
Wednesday, 9/27)

September 25, 2017 


Lesson on Topic 17
(absolute value equations)

Classwork (p. 48 #1524)

Page 2 of test study
guide passed out

Homework is to do six
more questions from the study guide (due
Tuesday, 9/26)

September 22, 2017 


Answers to homework (p. 41
#1519 and 23)

Mathematical Modeling in 3
Acts: Collecting Cans

Page 1 of test study
guide passed out

Homework is to do any six
questions from the
study guide (due Monday, 9/25)

September 21, 2017 


Answers to homework (front and
back)

Quiz #2 back

More Topic 16
practice (on compound inequalities)

Homework is to do #1519
and 23 from p. 41 of the textbook (due
Friday, 9/22)

September 20, 2017 


Answers to homework (p. 34
#2934)

Topic 16 notes and
practice (on compound inequalities)

Homework is to complete the
worksheet (front and
back) (due
Thursday, 9/21)

September 19, 2017 


Inequalities card match
with partner

Answers to
study guide

Quiz #2

Homework is to do #2934
from p. 34 of the textbook (due
Wednesday, 9/20)

September 18, 2017 


September 15, 2017 


Answers to homework (p. 16
#2325 and p. 17 #43)

Topic 14 notes and
practice (on rearranging literal equations)

Work in companion guide

Homework is to do p. 28
#1317 from the textbook (due
Monday, 9/18)

September 14, 2017 


Quiz #1 scores back

More Topic 13 notes (word
problems)

Work in companion guide

Homework is to do p. 22
#1620 and #41 from the textbook (due
Friday, 9/15)

September 13, 2017 


More Topic 12 notes (word
problems)

Whiteboards to review

Answers to
Study guide for Quiz #1

Quiz #1 (over Topic 11 to
13)

Homework is to do p. 16
#2325 and p. 17 #43 from the textbook (due
Thursday, 9/14)

September 12, 2017 


September 11, 2017 


Answers to
homework

Equationsolving pretest

Notes on
Topic 12 (equationssolving)

Homework is to do #1622
from p. 16 of the textbook (due Tuesday, 9/12)

September 8, 2017 


September 7, 2017 


Textbooks assigned

Spiral notebooks passed out

Partner Activity: Card
sort (Students sorted the cards from least to greatest)

Topic 11 Lesson: Number
System (real numbers, rational numbers, irrational numbers,
integers, whole numbers, and natural numbers)

Homework is to do #1627
from p. 9 of the textbook in spiral notebook (due Friday, 9/8)

September 6, 2017 


Class meeting (no new instruction)

Homework is to have a
parent fill out the letter
(due Friday, 9/8)

September 5, 2017 


Questions? Email:
gurganus@lincolnk12.org

Telephone: (734) 4847000
ext. 7655

Room Number: 1403/1404

Address: 7525 Willis Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Last Updated: June 13, 2018
