In Miss Gurganus's Algebra I Class ...


   Extra Help and Make-up Quiz/Test Dates:
              Most Tuesdays and Thursdays after school (2:50-4:00 pm) and most mornings before school (7:00-7:25 am)
 

April 18, 2018  
  • Answers to homework (p. 387 #20-25, 29, 32, 33)

  • Notes on the quadratic formula

  • Classwork

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

Homework: Do p. 394 #23 and 26 (due Thursday, April 19, 2018)

Next Quiz: Quiz #20 scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018

Next Test: Topic 9 Test scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, 2018

April 17, 2018  
  • More notes on completing the square (Topic 9-5)

  • Answers to study guide

  • Quiz #19 (over Topic 9-3 and 9-4)

  • Homework is to do p. 387 #20-25, 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 9-4 (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 9-3 (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 9-3 (simplifying radicals)

  • Classwork was p. 200 of the workbook

  • Homework is to do p. 374 #32-37 from the textbook (due Thursday, April 5, 2018)

April 3, 2018  
  • More notes on Topic 9-2 (area, factoring vs. graphing)

  • Homework is to do p. 369 #20-23, 30, and 32-34 from the textbook (due Wednesday, April 4, 2018)

April 2, 2018  
March 23, 2018  
March 22, 2018  
March 21, 2018  
  • Topic 8 Test

  • Study guide due

  • Notes check

  • Homework is to finish the pumpkin worksheet (due Thursday, March 22, 2018)

March 20, 2018  
  • Whiteboards to review

  • Answers to study guide

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

March 19, 2018  
March 16, 2018  
  • Answers to homework (p. 341 #16-19 and p. 342 #27-28)

  • Notes on Topic 8-5 (linear, quadratic, and exponential functions)

  • Homework is to finish the graphing half-sheet (due Monday, March 19, 2018)

March 15, 2018  
  • Answers to homework

  • Mathematical Modeling in 3 Acts: The Long Shot

  • Quiz over Topic 8-3 and 8-4

  • Homework is to do p. 341 #16-19 and p. 342 #27-28 (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 8-1 and 8-2

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

March 8, 2018  
March 7, 2018  
  • Brief notes on Chapter 8-1 (rate of change)

  • Exploring Vertex Form classwork

  • Homework is to do p. 327 #15-22 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 7-4 to 7-6)

  • 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 7-6 (factoring completely)

  • Homework is to do textbook p. 292 #26-31 and p. 299 #23-26 (due Friday, February 16, 2018)

February 14, 2018  
February 13, 2018  
February 8, 2018  
  • Quiz #13 back

  • Notes on Topic 7-4 (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 #16-23, 28-31, and 36-37 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 #16-23, 28-31, and 36-37 from the textbook (due Wednesday, February 7, 2018)

February 2, 2018  
  • Notes on special cases of multiplying polynomials (Topic 7-3)

  • Answers to study guide

  • Quiz #13 (over Topic 7-1 and 7-2)

  • Homework is to do p. 279 #16-23, 28-31, and 36-37 from the textbook (due Monday, February 5, 2018)

February 1, 2018  
January 31, 2018  
January 30, 2018  
  • Topic 7 pre-test

  • Notes on Topic 7-1

  • Classwork

  • Homework is to do p. 265 #19-22 & 27-32 (due Wednesday, January 31, 2018)

January 26, 2018  
January 23, 2018  
  • Whiteboard review to prepare for exam

  • Change to ask questions about the exam review packet during class

  • Homework is to finish the exam review packet (due Friday, January 26, 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  
  • Answers to homework

  • Topic 6-1 practice on whiteboards

  • Quiz #11 (over Topic 6-1)

December 21, 2017  
  • Answers to homework

  • Notes on Topic 6-1 (rational exponents)

  • Homework is to finish #7-16 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 #7-8 and p. 195 #21-22)

  • Topic 5-4 lesson

  • Homework is to do p. 208 #19-20 and 22-25 (due Tuesday, 12/12)

December 8, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 187 #5-9 and p. 195 #20)

  • Unit 4 Test back

  • Topic 5-2 lesson #2 (on piecewise-defined functions)

  • Quiz #10 (over Topic 5-1 and 5-2)

  • Homework is to do p. 194 #7-8 and p. 195 #21-22 (due Monday, 12/11)

December 7, 2017  
  • Topic 5-2 lesson (on piecewise-defined functions)

  • Homework is to do p. 187 #5-9 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 4-2 notes and classwork (partner card match)

  • Homework is to do p. 155 #26-29 and 31 (due Wednesday, 11/15)

November 13, 2017  
  • Topic 4-2 notes and classwork (p. 154 #5-9)

  • Homework is to do p. 155 #17-19 (due Tuesday, 11/14)

November 10, 2017  
November 9, 2017  
  • Topic 3 Half-Test (2nd half)

  • Topic 4 pre-test

  • Homework is to finish the graphing worksheet (due Friday, 11/10)

November 8, 2017  
November 7, 2017  
November 6, 2017  
November 3, 2017  
November 2, 2017  
  • Topic 3 Half-Test

  • Notes check

  • Homework is to finish the written reflection (due Friday, 11/3)

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 #25-30)

  • More Topic 3-4 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 3-3 notes (stretch and compression)

  • Topic 3-4 notes (arithmetic sequences)

  • Homework is to do p. 107 #25-30 (due Wednesday, 10/25)

October 23, 2017  
October 20, 2017  
  • Answers to packet

  • Quiz #6 (over Topic 3-1 and 3-2)

October 19, 2017  
October 18, 2017  
  • Answers to homework

  • Notes and workbook problems on Topic 3-2 (function notation)

  • Homework is to do #13-27 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 2-4 -- parallel)

  • Notes on Topic 2-4 (equations of perpendicular lines)

  • Classwork

  • Homework is to do p. 81 #20-21, 24, 27-28 (due Wednesday, 10/11)

October 9, 2017  
  • Quiz #4 passed back

  • Pre-lesson activity

  • Notes on Topic 2-4 (equations of parallel lines)

  • Classwork

  • Homework is to do p. 81 #15-18 (due Tuesday, 10/10)

October 6, 2017  
  • Quiz #3 passed back

  • Mathematical Modeling in 3 Acts: How Tall is Tall?

  • More Topic 2-3 practice (standard form): story problems

  • Homework is to do p. 74 #41-42 (due Monday, 10/9)

October 5, 2017  
  • Notes on Topic 2-3 (standard form)

  • Answers to study guide

  • Quiz #4 (over Topic 2-2)

  • Homework is to do p. 73 #15-22 (due Friday, 10/6)

October 4, 2017  
October 3, 2017  
  • Lesson on Topic 2-2 (point-slope form)

  • Answers to study guide

  • Quiz #3 (over Topic 2-1)

  • Homework is to do p. 67 #14-17 (due Wednesday, 10/4)

October 2, 2017  
September 29, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 48 #29-32 and #35-38)

  • Unit 2 Pre-Test

  • Topic 2-1 lesson

  • Homework is to graph the points and find the slopes for p. 61 #28-33 on graph paper (due Monday, 10/2)

September 28, 2017  
  • Inequalities Application Worksheet

  • Notes on Topic 1-7 (absolute value inequalities)

  • Classwork (p. 48 #29-32 and #35-38)

  • Homework is to finish p. 48 #29-32 and #35-38 (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 1-7 (absolute value equations)

  • Classwork (p. 48 #15-24)

  • 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 #15-19 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 1-6 practice (on compound inequalities)

  • Homework is to do #15-19 and 23 from p. 41 of the textbook (due Friday, 9/22)

September 20, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 34 #29-34)

  • Topic 1-6 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 #29-34 from p. 34 of the textbook (due Wednesday, 9/20)

September 18, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 28 #13-17)

  • Inequalities pre-test

  • Topic 1-5 notes and practice (on solving multi-step inequalities)

  • Classwork

  • Study Guide for Quiz #2

  • Homework is to finish the study guide (due Tuesday, 9/19)

September 15, 2017  
  • Answers to homework (p. 16 #23-25 and p. 17 #43)

  • Topic 1-4 notes and practice (on rearranging literal equations)

  • Work in companion guide

  • Homework is to do p. 28 #13-17 from the textbook (due Monday, 9/18)

September 14, 2017  
  • Quiz #1 scores back

  • More Topic 1-3 notes (word problems)

  • Work in companion guide

  • Homework is to do p. 22 #16-20 and #41 from the textbook (due Friday, 9/15)

September 13, 2017  
  • More Topic 1-2 notes (word problems)

  • Whiteboards to review

  • Answers to Study guide for Quiz #1

  • Quiz #1 (over Topic 1-1 to 1-3)

  • Homework is to do p. 16 #23-25 and p. 17 #43 from the textbook (due Thursday, 9/14)

September 12, 2017  
September 11, 2017  
  • Answers to homework

  • Equation-solving pre-test

  • Notes on Topic 1-2 (equations-solving)

  • Homework is to do #16-22 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 1-1 Lesson: Number System (real numbers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, integers, whole numbers, and natural numbers)

  • Homework is to do #16-27 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?  E-mail: gurganus@lincolnk12.org

Telephone: (734) 484-7000 ext. 7655

Room Number: 1403/1404

Address: 7525 Willis Road, Ypsilanti, MI  48197


Last Updated: April 18, 2018