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Algebra 2 intro 2013

  1. 1. Mr. Eick Room A206 Algebra 2
  2. 2. Math Histor y Mr. Eick (say as IKE)
  3. 3. Where I live Map of Suisun City CA, retrieved on Aug 21, 2011 from website Suisun City ACHS
  4. 4. My Doggies
  5. 5. My Doggies
  6. 6. Art Work
  7. 7. Halloween Costumes
  8. 8. What will we be doing this year?
  9. 9. Main topics • Functions • Polynomials: The laws of exponents, and factoring. • Rational Expressions • Complex and imaginary numbers. • Quadratic Equations and Parabolas • Logarithms and Exponential Functions • Conic Sections • Sequences and Series • Statistics/Probability • Basic Trigonometry
  10. 10. • 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) Grading
  11. 11. Textbooks / Resources 1. School-issued TEXTBOOK: McDougal Littel Algebra & Trigonometry: 2. Various other resources: Websites, Worksheets, Videos, Other Math-related books
  12. 12. What you will need to bring every day.. A. 3 Subject Spiral Notebook 1. Warm ups & Notes 2. Homework 3. Math Journal B. Scientific Calculator. C. Pencils - I do not accept work in INK Suggested (not required) – Textbook -- Graph Paper
  13. 13. • Class Rules • Procedures
  14. 14. RULES
  15. 15. Following The Rules will result in . . • Verbal acknowledgement • A stress-free learning environment • A pleasant and orderly classroom atmosphere
  16. 16. Rule # 1 If you are not present after the bell has rung, you will be marked tardy. Be in your assigned seat and begin working on the warm up activity as soon as class begins.
  17. 17. Rule # 2 • Remain in your assigned seat unless permission is given by the teacher.
  18. 18. • Bring your notebook, pencils, calculator, and any other required materials to school each day. Rule # 3
  19. 19. 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 be confiscated.
  20. 20. Rule # 5 • Respect the school property and property of others. • Treat each person in this room with dignity and respect. • When someone is speaking (especially the teacher) we are all quiet and listening.
  21. 21. Rule # 6 Follow all rules, procedures and policies outlined in the ACHS and Napa Valley Unified District handbooks. Includes: Tardiness, hats, profanity, dress code etc.
  22. 22. Special Guideline Everything that I do is in your best interest, so please respect the No Whining” Rule this semester.
  23. 23. Reminder # 2 - Action Plan Form Reminder Warning - Parental contact / conference Disciplinary Action - Saturday School, Friday detention, etc.. 11 22 33 44
  24. 24. 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? ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________ Date: _____________________ Student Signature: __________________________________________________ Teacher Signature: ________________________
  25. 25. PROCEDURES
  26. 26. Entering the Room • Please enter quietly. • Take your seat. • Take out your notebook. • Begin the warm up assignment.
  27. 27. Algebra 2 Warm up 2.21.13 1. Find the sum of each series: a. b. ∑= + 5 1 13 k k ∑= +− 4 1 62 n n
  28. 28. The Lame Joke of the day.. What happens when you get a bladder infection? And now it’s time for.. Urine Trouble.
  29. 29. When you are tardy . . . Enter quietly! Excused: Place excuse on my desk Unexcused: Apologize to class Find your seat and begin working
  30. 30. Dismissal •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 you with: “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)
  31. 31. 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 face me. •When everyone is quiet, I will begin speaking.
  32. 32. 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 emergency.
  33. 33. When you are absent •Check the Agenda in Echo for the days you were absent. •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.
  34. 34. Homework • 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 problems.
  35. 35. “Other” Procedures These will be introduced on an “as needed” basis. • Taking notes • Turning in papers • Assemblies • Progress Reports • Working Cooperatively/Group work • Fire Drills/ Emergency • Substitute Teacher
  36. 36. “This will be an amazing year!” – Mr. Eick “I truly believe in your potential and I know that you have the ability to succeed!”
  37. 37. 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.