1. To achieve a college-level knowledge of calculus.
2. To use graphing calculator technology to solve
3. To apply Calculus to solve real-world problems.
4. To obtain a passing score on the AP Calculus
• 70% Math Content & Critical Thinking (Tests & Quizzes)
• 15% Professionalism (Homework & Projects)
• 5 % Written Communication
• 5% Oral Communication (Group & Individual Presentations)
• 5% Collaboration (Class Discussions & Group Participation)
I. Functions, Graphs and Limits
Formal definition, formulas, applications and
Indefinite & Definite integrals, Riemann
Sums, The Fundamental Theorem of
I. Logarithmic Functions, and Inverse
II. Applications of Integration - Area
between 2 curves, and Volume of solid of
III. Differential Equations – Slope Fields, and
IV. Review (3-4 weeks)
V. AP Test & Other topics/ projects
Textbooks / Resources
1. School-issued TEXTBOOK:
Calculus - 9th edition.
3. Various other resources:
Websites, Worksheets, Videos, Other Math-related books
2. Recommended materials (You must purchase on your own):
a. Barron’s AP Calculus Book $29.99
b. Barron’s AP Calculus Flashcards $18.99
What you will need to bring every day..
1. Notebook - Spiral notebook is best.
- For notes, homework, and warm ups.
2. TI-83 graphing calculator
- Or similar.
3. Pencils - I do not accept work in INK
Suggested (not required)
-- Graph Paper
Following The Rules will result in . .
• Verbal acknowledgement
• A stress-free learning
• A pleasant and orderly
Rule # 1
If you are not present after
the bell has rung, you will be
Be in your assigned seat and
begin working on the warm up
activity as soon as class
Rule # 2
• Remain in your assigned seat
unless permission is given by
• Bring your
notebook, pencils, calculator
, and any other required
materials to school each day.
Rule # 3
Rule # 4
• Laptops, Cell phones, MP3
players, and other electronic
devices are to be turned off and
put away – except when
permission is given.• Devices used during class will
Rule # 5
• Respect the school
property and property of
• Treat each person in this
room with dignity and
• When someone is speaking
(especially the teacher) we
are all quiet and listening.
Rule # 6
Follow all rules, procedures and policies
outlined in the ACHS and Napa Valley Unified
Includes: Tardiness, hats, profanity, dress
Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please
respect the No Whining” Rule this semester.
Action Plan Form
1. What is the problem?
2. What are the factors causing the problem?
(Please list all of the factors- and be specific)
3. What plan will you use to solve the problem?
Student Signature: __________________________________________________
Teacher Signature: ________________________
Entering the Room
• Please enter quietly.
• Take your seat.
• Take out your notebook.
• Begin the warm up assignment.
Algebra 2 Warm up
1. Find the sum of each series:
The Lame Joke of the day..
What happens when you get a bladder
And now it’s time for..
When you are tardy . . .
Excused: Place excuse on my
Unexcused: Apologize to class
Find your seat and begin working
• The teacher dismisses you, not the clock.
Leaving early, or lining up inside or the classroom
before dismissal is unacceptable.
• Wait until the teacher finishes and officially dismisses
“Ok, I’ll see you tomorrow- Have a nice day.”
• Pick up all of your belongings and put all trash in the
proper place (i.e. not the floor)
Getting your Attention
When I want to get your attention, I will:
1. Ring my bell
Or 2. I will raise my hand and say
“Class, may I have your attention please.”
•Please stop whatever you are doing, quiet down, and
•When everyone is quiet, I will begin speaking.
Getting My Attention
When YOU want to get MY attention:
•Raise your hand
•Please wait for me to call on you, unless it is an
•Bathroom use is not allowed during the first
10 minutes AND the last 10 minutes of class!
•Only ONE Male and ONE Female at a time.
•Sign your name and the time you leave on
the sign-out sheet.
•When you return, I will write the time on the
•Raise your hand, and ask for permission.
When you are absent
•Check the Agenda in Echo for the days you were
•Any missed assignments will be listed there.
•Any make up quizzes, tests, or re-teaching
needs to be done during access period.
•See me when you return to check if there
were any handouts given in class.
• Homework will be assigned most nights.
• The assignment will be posted on the
agenda in ECHO for that day.
• The following day we will review major
These will be introduced on an “as needed” basis.
• Taking notes
• Turning in papers
• Progress Reports
• Working Cooperatively/Group work
• Fire Drills/ Emergency
• Substitute Teacher
“This will be an amazing year!”
– Mr. Eick
“I truly believe in your potential and I know
that you have the ability to succeed!”
Problem of the week
1. The problems will (usually) be posted on Fridays, and will (usually)
be due on the Monday 10 days later.
2. Each week one “winner” will be chosen from among the
submitted student solutions.
3. Points will be assigned to every submitted student solution, and at
the end of the quarter there will be a lottery in which 3 students
will receive prizes , and where a student’s chances of winning is
proportional to the number of points accumulated by the student.
4. Students submitting solutions must obtain their solutions through
their own work.
5. “Problem of the Week Party” at end of semester.
1. Finish “About me” paper.
2. Sign up for a college board account.
3. View the share stuff links on Echo :
a. Download and read the course description.