## Wednesday, August 31, 2011

### Wednesday, August 31

Algebra 2 / Trig - We discussed Sec. 1.5, focusing on the properties of exponents. HW for Thursday -

Note: We will take a quiz in Alg 2 / Trig on Friday covering Sec. 1.1 - 1.5.

## Tuesday, August 30, 2011

### Tuesday, August 30

## Monday, August 29, 2011

### Monday, August 29

## Friday, August 26, 2011

### Friday, August 26

### Thursday, August 25

## Wednesday, August 24, 2011

### Wednesday, August 24

Note: Scores for the Geometry Placement Test have been posted in Skyward. We will return the tests (with an answer key) to you in class tomorrow.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed our Algebra 2 Placement Test in class. HW for Thursday - See post below.

### Trig HW for Wednesday, August 24

Using either the hard copy or online version of your textbook, explore the section entitled “Textbook Introduction.”

Focus on the following topics in this section:

- Contents in Brief

- Author Biographies

- Who Uses Mathematics?

- Why Learn Mathematics?

- How to Study Algebra 2

- Focus on Problem Solving

Come to class on Thursday prepared to discuss and/or take a short “assessment” on the material presented on these pages.

### Geometry HW for Wednesday, August 24

Using either the hard copy or online version of your textbook, explore the section entitled “Textbook Introduction.”

Focus on the following topics in this section:

- Contents in Brief

- Author Biographies

- Who Uses Mathematics?

- Why Learn Mathematics?

- How to Study Geometry

- Tools of Geometry

- Focus on Problem Solving

After you have read through all of these topics, complete the page entitled “Scavenger Hunt.”

Come to class on Thursday prepared to submit your answers *(write them on a piece of paper)* to the Scavenger Hunt and to discuss the material presented on the other pages.

## Monday, August 22, 2011

### Monday, August 22

## Thursday, August 4, 2011

### Online Textbooks Available

To access these texts ...

1) go to my.hrw.com

2) log in using ... Username: uhigh1 and Password: pioneers

3) click on "Go to the Online Textbook" for the appropriate book

At this time, I am not planning to use the "View Assignments" or "View Progress Reports" links for these texts. I may review this decision after the start of the school year.