Geometry - We completed our individual final exam (in 8:00 and 2:00) during an extended class period today. No HW over Winter Break.

Modern Math - We completed our Ch. 6 Test in class today. No HW over Winter break.

## Thursday, December 20, 2012

## Wednesday, December 19, 2012

### Fall 2012 Final Exam Schedule - Sondgeroth

__Thursday, December 20__

8:00 - 9:30 - Period 2 - 8:00 Geometry (Comprehensive Final)

9:40 - 11:10 - Period 4 - 10:00 Modern Math (Ch. 6 Test)

11:10 - 12:00 - Lunch

12:00 - 1:30 - Period 6 - 12:00 - No final - Come to Rm 223 for help

1:40 - 3:10 - Period 8 - 2:00 Geometry (Comprehensive Final)

__Friday, December 21__

8:00 - 9:30 - Period 1 - 7:00 - No final - Come to Rm 223 for help

9:40 - 11:10 - Period 3 - 9:00 - No final - Come to Rm 223 for help

11:10 - 12:00 - Lunch

12:00 - 1:30 - Period 5 - 11:00 - No final - Come to Rm 223 for help

1:40 - 3:10 - Period 7 - 1:00 - Geometry (Comprehensive Final)

Geometry Students - You may use your free time over the final exam days to retake either the Ch. 3 or the Ch. 4 tests. Send Mr. Sondgeroth an e-mail to schedule this retake - include: day, time, and test.

For more information on the final exam in Geometry, click on the link above.

**For the final exam in Geometry, students may only use a writing utensil, calculator, and note sheet. The note sheet should be an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper with HANDWRITTEN notes (front/back, if necessary).**

### Wednesday, December 19

Geometry - We spent the hour reviewing for our final exam. Students were given a practice packet (w/ answers) to assist with this review. No HW for Thursday/Friday.

Modern Math - We concluded our discussion of Ch. 6, focusing on the Cheapest Link Algorithm (Sec. 6.7) and how it can be used to determine the optimal Hamilton circuit. HW for Thrusday - Complete

Modern Math - We concluded our discussion of Ch. 6, focusing on the Cheapest Link Algorithm (Sec. 6.7) and how it can be used to determine the optimal Hamilton circuit. HW for Thrusday - Complete

## Tuesday, December 18, 2012

### Tuesday, December 18

Geometry - We completed our group finals in class today. No HW for Wednesday.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Hamilton Circuits, focusing on the Repetitive Nearest Neighbor Algorithm (Sec. 6.6). HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 232 #37-38.

**Note: Mr. Sondgeroth will host a Geometry review session TODAY from 3:00 - 5:00 in Rm. 208. Students are free to come and go as time allows, but should be prepared to ask specific questions while in attendance.**Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Hamilton Circuits, focusing on the Repetitive Nearest Neighbor Algorithm (Sec. 6.6). HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 232 #37-38.

## Monday, December 17, 2012

### Monday, December 17

Geometry - We spent the day working on our group finals. We will finish them in class tomorrow.

- Monday, Dec. 17 - 2:00 - 5:00 - Rm 203 w/ Ms. Johnson (may move to Rm. 240 after 3)

- Tuesday, Dec. 18 - 3:00 - 5:00 - Rm 208 w/ Mr. Sondgeroth

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of Hamilton Circuits, focusing on various algorithms that help determine optimal paths (Sec. 6.3 - 6.5). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 230-231 #31 and #33.

**Geometry Review Sessions**- Monday, Dec. 17 - 2:00 - 5:00 - Rm 203 w/ Ms. Johnson (may move to Rm. 240 after 3)

- Tuesday, Dec. 18 - 3:00 - 5:00 - Rm 208 w/ Mr. Sondgeroth

**Come to the session prepared to ask questions on sections/material that you do not understand.**Modern Math -We continued our discussion of Hamilton Circuits, focusing on various algorithms that help determine optimal paths (Sec. 6.3 - 6.5). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 230-231 #31 and #33.

**Note: We will take a quiz covering Sec. 6.1 - 6.5 in class tomorrow.**## Friday, December 14, 2012

### Friday, December 14

Geometry - We completed our Ch. 4 Test in class today. HW for Monday - prepare for the group final which we will complete in class on Monday and Tuesday next week.

Modern Math -We spent the hour reviewing Sec. 6.1 and 6.2. HW for Monday - Complete #6-14 (even) and #15-27 (odd).

Modern Math -We spent the hour reviewing Sec. 6.1 and 6.2. HW for Monday - Complete #6-14 (even) and #15-27 (odd).

### Thursday, December 13

Geometry - We spent the hour reviewing for tomorrow's test over Ch. 4. HW for Friday - It was

Modern Math -We reviewed the HW from Sec. 6.1, and extended the discussion to talk about complete and weighted graphs. No HW for Friday.

*suggested*that the students complete any or all of the following to prepare for the Ch. 4 Test ... 1) Ch. 4 Study Guide / Review on pgs. 284 - 287 of the text, 2) Ch. 4 Practice Test on pg. 288 of the text, and/or 3) Interactive Practice Test under the "Additional Practice" tab for Ch. 4 on the online textbook.Modern Math -We reviewed the HW from Sec. 6.1, and extended the discussion to talk about complete and weighted graphs. No HW for Friday.

### Wednesday, December 12

Geometry - We discussed Sec. 4.8, focusing on the relationship between the number of congruent angles and sides in any triangle. HW for Thursday - Complete pg. 276 #2 - 10.

Modern Math -We began our discussion Ch. 6, focusing the the similarities/differences in Euler and Hamilton circuits and paths (Sec. 6.1). HW for Monday - Complete #1 - 13.

Modern Math -We began our discussion Ch. 6, focusing the the similarities/differences in Euler and Hamilton circuits and paths (Sec. 6.1). HW for Monday - Complete #1 - 13.

### Tuesday, December 11

Geometry - We continued our discussion of Sec. 4.6, focusing on proving triangles congruent and apply the CPCTC principle. HW for Wednesday - Complete the HW assignment from Monday and complete the "Angles of a Triangle" worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math -We completed the Ch. 5 Test in class today. No HW for Wednesday.

Modern Math -We completed the Ch. 5 Test in class today. No HW for Wednesday.

## Monday, December 10, 2012

### Monday, December 10

Geometry - We discussed Sec. 4.6, focusing on CPCTC -

Modern Math -We spent the hour reviewing Ch. 5 and completing a practice test. HW for Tuesday - prepare for tomorrow's test.

__ongruent__**C**__arts of__**P**__ongruent__**C**__riangles are__**T**__ongruent - and how it can be used to aid us in completing proofs. HW for Tuesday - Complete pg. 263 #4 and #8-11.__**C**Modern Math -We spent the hour reviewing Ch. 5 and completing a practice test. HW for Tuesday - prepare for tomorrow's test.

## Friday, December 7, 2012

### Reviewing for the Final Exam in Geometry?

Click here to download the list of objectives that we covered during the first semester in Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, and 12. For additional assistance, complete the interactive tests provided by our online textbook and look over the review problems located at the end of each chapter.

Remember to click the link above - Geometry Final Exam Info - for more information on how the group and individual final exams will be administered.

Remember to click the link above - Geometry Final Exam Info - for more information on how the group and individual final exams will be administered.

### Friday, December 7

Geometry - We completed a quiz covering congruent triangles (Sec. 4.4 - 4.5) in class today.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of Euler Circuits/Paths (Ch. 5). No HW for Monday.

**We also collected the Tessellation Projects.**HW for Monday - Complete the EC worksheet that was distributed in class today.Modern Math - We completed our discussion of Euler Circuits/Paths (Ch. 5). No HW for Monday.

**We have tentatively scheduled the Ch. 5 Test for Tuesday, December 11.**## Thursday, December 6, 2012

### Thursday, December 6

Geometry - We continued our discussion of congruent triangles in preparation for tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 4.4 - 4.5. No new HW for Friday. Remember ... the Tessellation Project is due by the end of the hour tomorrow.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of graph theory, focusing on ways to model real world problems using Euler circuits and paths. HW for Friday - Complete

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of graph theory, focusing on ways to model real world problems using Euler circuits and paths. HW for Friday - Complete

**the worksheet distributed in class today.**## Tuesday, December 4, 2012

### Wednesday, December 5

Geometry - We continued our discussion of congruent triangles, completing proofs that involve congruent triangles. HW for Thursday - Complete the worksheet packet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of circuits and paths, focusing on Fluery's Algorithm (Sec. 5.6) and other methods of Eulerizing a graph (Sec. 5.7). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 196 - 197 #43, #45, #49-55 (odd).

**Note: We will take a quiz on Friday, December 7, covering Sec. 4.4 - 4.6. We will take the Ch. 4 Test on Friday, December 14.**Modern Math -We continued our discussion of circuits and paths, focusing on Fluery's Algorithm (Sec. 5.6) and other methods of Eulerizing a graph (Sec. 5.7). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 196 - 197 #43, #45, #49-55 (odd).

### Tuesday, December 4

Geometry - We continued our discussion of congruent triangles, focusing on the AAS/ASA methods (Sec. 4.5).

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Euler Circuits/Paths (Sec. 5.4-5.5). HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 194 - 195 #24-36 (even).

**Click here**to download notes from today's lesson. HW for Wednesday - Download and complete the following worksheets:**Practice A**,**Reteach**, and**Reading Strategies**.**Note: We will take a quiz on Friday, December 7, covering Sec. 4.4 - 4.6. We will take the Ch. 4 Test on Friday, December 14.**Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Euler Circuits/Paths (Sec. 5.4-5.5). HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 194 - 195 #24-36 (even).

## Monday, December 3, 2012

### Monday, December 3

Geometry - We continued our discussion of congruent triangles, focusing on alternate wys to prove tirangles congruent (Sec. 4.4). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 245 - 248 #2-7, #13-18, #21, and #28-31.

Modern Math - We conintued our discussion of Euler Paths and Circuits (Sec. 5.4-5.5) HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 193 - 194 #23-33 (odd).

Modern Math - We conintued our discussion of Euler Paths and Circuits (Sec. 5.4-5.5) HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 193 - 194 #23-33 (odd).

## Thursday, November 29, 2012

### Friday, November 30

Geometry - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 4.1-4.3 in class today. HW for Monday - Begin working on the

* Tessellations.org

* Regular and Semi-Regular Tessellations

* Making a Tessellation Template

* Tessellation Creator

* Creating Escher-type Tessellations

* How to Make an Escher-esque Tesellation (Youtube video)

* Design a tessellation online (interactive site)

I think the packet says the project is due on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Because I got the packet to you late today, we will push that due date back to Wednesday, Dec. 5. No projects will be accepted for a grade after 3 pm on Monday, Dec. 10. Any student who does not submit a project by that day will be assigned a Saturday school from 8-12 on Sat, Dec. 16, where he/she will spend the time completing the project.

Modern Math - Complete both worksheets that were distributed in class today. HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 192 - 194 #11, #14-15, #21, #23-33 (odd).

**Tessellation Project**. For more information regarding tessellations, check out the following sites:* Tessellations.org

* Regular and Semi-Regular Tessellations

* Making a Tessellation Template

* Tessellation Creator

* Creating Escher-type Tessellations

* How to Make an Escher-esque Tesellation (Youtube video)

* Design a tessellation online (interactive site)

I think the packet says the project is due on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Because I got the packet to you late today, we will push that due date back to Wednesday, Dec. 5. No projects will be accepted for a grade after 3 pm on Monday, Dec. 10. Any student who does not submit a project by that day will be assigned a Saturday school from 8-12 on Sat, Dec. 16, where he/she will spend the time completing the project.

**Note: Click here to load a copy of the review sheet for the 1st semester final exam.**Modern Math - Complete both worksheets that were distributed in class today. HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 192 - 194 #11, #14-15, #21, #23-33 (odd).

### Thursday, November 29

Geometry - We continued our discussion of Sec. 4.3, focusing on the definition of congruent triangles.

Modern Math -

**We will take a quiz tomorrow covering Sec. 4.1 - 4.3.**HW for Friday - Complete pg. 239 #1-16 and pgs. 284-285 #4-11.Modern Math -

## Wednesday, November 28, 2012

### Wednesday, November 28

Geometry - We continued our discussion of the angles of a triangle (4.1, 4.2) and began our discussion of congruent triangles (4.3). HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 4.3 and complete pg. 234 #2-11.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of routing problems (Ch. 5), focusing on basic terms (5.2, 5.3) and Euler circuits (5.1). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 191 - 192 #1-6.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of routing problems (Ch. 5), focusing on basic terms (5.2, 5.3) and Euler circuits (5.1). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 191 - 192 #1-6.

## Tuesday, November 27, 2012

### Tuesday, November 27

Geometry - We continued our discussion of the angles of a triangle (Sec. 4.1 and 4.2). HW for Wednesday ...

1) If you have not already done so, complete the assignment that was due today.

2) Download and complete this worksheet.

3) Read Sec. 4.3 and complete pg. 234 #2-11.

Modern Math -

1) If you have not already done so, complete the assignment that was due today.

2) Download and complete this worksheet.

3) Read Sec. 4.3 and complete pg. 234 #2-11.

Modern Math -

## Monday, November 26, 2012

### Monday, November 26

Geometry - We began our discussion of triangles, focusing on the angles of a triangle (4.2) and the classification of triangles (4.1). HW for Tuesday - Read Sec. 4.1 and 4.2 and complete pgs. 219 - 220 #1-10, #21-31 and pgs. 227 - 228 #10, #13-14, #24.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 5. HW for Tuesday - Read Sec. 5.1 - 5.3 and complete pgs. 191 - 192 #1-6.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 5. HW for Tuesday - Read Sec. 5.1 - 5.3 and complete pgs. 191 - 192 #1-6.

## Friday, November 16, 2012

### Friday, November 16

Geometry - We continued our work on the relationship between functions and transformations using GSP. Use the files on Thursday's entry to help you work through translations, reflections, and rotations.

HW for Monday - Complete all 3 of the activities mentioned above.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of apportionment methods, focusing on the Huntington -Hill Method (Mini-Excursion 1). HW for Monday - Complete the book problems that were assigned yesterday and prepare for Monday's group test. covering Ch. 4.

HW for Monday - Complete all 3 of the activities mentioned above.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of apportionment methods, focusing on the Huntington -Hill Method (Mini-Excursion 1). HW for Monday - Complete the book problems that were assigned yesterday and prepare for Monday's group test. covering Ch. 4.

## Thursday, November 15, 2012

### Thursday, November 15

Geometry - We continued our exploration of functions in a geometric context. HW for Friday - Complete this worksheet using this GSP file.

If you get done with the Function Families Activity, try these ...

Translation Family ... worksheet ... GSP file ...

Reflection Family ... worksheet ... GSP file ...

Rotation Family ... worksheet ... GSP file...

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of methods of apportionment. HW for Friday - Review Mini-Excursion 1 on pgs. 152 - 160 and complete pg. 161 #12-15.

If you get done with the Function Families Activity, try these ...

Translation Family ... worksheet ... GSP file ...

Reflection Family ... worksheet ... GSP file ...

Rotation Family ... worksheet ... GSP file...

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of methods of apportionment. HW for Friday - Review Mini-Excursion 1 on pgs. 152 - 160 and complete pg. 161 #12-15.

## Wednesday, November 14, 2012

### Wednesday, November 14

8:00 Geometry - Did not meet today due to EXPLORE Testing. HW for Thursday: Open this link to get the worksheet needed for tonight's assignment. Open this link to get the GSP file needed to complete tonight's HW.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz in class today covering Sec. 12.1 - 12.3. HW for Thursday: Open this link to get the worksheet needed for tonight's assignment. Open this link to get the GSP file needed to complete tonight's HW.

Modern Math - We continued our review of Ch. 4.HW for Thursday - Read Mini-Excursion 1 on pgs. 152-160.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz in class today covering Sec. 12.1 - 12.3. HW for Thursday: Open this link to get the worksheet needed for tonight's assignment. Open this link to get the GSP file needed to complete tonight's HW.

Modern Math - We continued our review of Ch. 4.HW for Thursday - Read Mini-Excursion 1 on pgs. 152-160.

## Saturday, November 10, 2012

### Monday, November 12

Geometry - We continued our discussion of basic transformations, focusing on rotations. We used this sketch to aid our discussion. HW for Tuesday -Review Sec. 12.1 - 12.3 in preparation for tomorrow's quiz.

Modern Math - We discussed several modified apportionment methods, focusing on the Jefferson, Adams and Webster Methods (Sec. 4.4 - 4.6). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs 146 - 147 #19-22, #24-28, #34-38, and #44-48.

Note: Use this excel file to help you calculate the Modified Divisor in a Jefferson, Adams, or Webster Apportionment problem.

Modern Math - We discussed several modified apportionment methods, focusing on the Jefferson, Adams and Webster Methods (Sec. 4.4 - 4.6). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs 146 - 147 #19-22, #24-28, #34-38, and #44-48.

Note: Use this excel file to help you calculate the Modified Divisor in a Jefferson, Adams, or Webster Apportionment problem.

## Friday, November 9, 2012

### Friday, November 9

Geometry - We continued our discussion of basic transformations, focusing on translations (Sec. 12.2) and rotations (Sec. 12.3). HW for Monday - complete the assignment for Sec. 12.3 from Thursday ... Complete pgs. 842 - 844 #1-5, #8-9, #12-15, #27-30, and #32-35.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of the basics of Hamilton's Method of Apportionment (Sec. 4.1 - 4.3). HW for Monday - Complete pg. 146 #19-22.

**Be prepared for a quiz covering Sec. 12.1 - 12.3 on Tuesday, November 13.**Modern Math - We completed our discussion of the basics of Hamilton's Method of Apportionment (Sec. 4.1 - 4.3). HW for Monday - Complete pg. 146 #19-22.

## Thursday, November 8, 2012

### Thursday, November 8

Geometry - Read Sec. 12.3 (Rotations) and WATCH ALL LESSON VIDEOS ON THE ONLINE TEXT. Headphones are available in the big bin on top of the file cabinet by the door. HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 842 - 844 #1-5, #8-9, #12-15, #27-30, and #32-35.

- Go to the online text

- Open Chapter 1, Lesson 12.1

- Click on the Additional Practice tab

- Click on the + to the left of "Lesson 1 Reflections"

- Click on Practice B.

A worksheet should open in your browser. You can print this worksheet on the classroom computer or just write your answers (showing your work) on separate sheet of paper. Submit this to your teacher before the end of the hour.

- Repeat this process for Lesson 12.2.

Modern Math - Please read Sec. 4.1-4.3, covering a basic discussion of the apportionment process (4.1) and the pros (4.2) and cons (4.3) of the Hamilton Method of apportionment. Please complete the following:

- Complete in class and submit to your teacher BEFORE THE END OF THE HOUR - Pg. 144 #1-4

- Complete as HW for Friday - Pg. 145 #5-9 (odd), #11-15 and #17

**In the 8:00 class only**, complete the following:- Go to the online text

- Open Chapter 1, Lesson 12.1

- Click on the Additional Practice tab

- Click on the + to the left of "Lesson 1 Reflections"

- Click on Practice B.

A worksheet should open in your browser. You can print this worksheet on the classroom computer or just write your answers (showing your work) on separate sheet of paper. Submit this to your teacher before the end of the hour.

- Repeat this process for Lesson 12.2.

Modern Math - Please read Sec. 4.1-4.3, covering a basic discussion of the apportionment process (4.1) and the pros (4.2) and cons (4.3) of the Hamilton Method of apportionment. Please complete the following:

- Complete in class and submit to your teacher BEFORE THE END OF THE HOUR - Pg. 144 #1-4

- Complete as HW for Friday - Pg. 145 #5-9 (odd), #11-15 and #17

## Wednesday, November 7, 2012

### Wednesday, November 7

SCHEDULE E today so I can meet with your parents this afternoon/evening.

Geometry - We completed our review of Reflections (Sec. 12.1). HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 12.2 (Translations) and complete pgs. 834 - 835 #1-4, #7-14.

Modern Math - We reviewed arithmetic means, geometric means and properties associated with exponents and radicals. HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 12.2 and complete

Geometry - We completed our review of Reflections (Sec. 12.1). HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 12.2 (Translations) and complete pgs. 834 - 835 #1-4, #7-14.

Modern Math - We reviewed arithmetic means, geometric means and properties associated with exponents and radicals. HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 12.2 and complete

## Tuesday, November 6, 2012

### Tuesday, November 6

Today is

Geometry - We spent most of the period reviewing our quizzes and test from Ch. 3. We reviewed the retake policy for this class and distributed Retake Request Forms to those who wanted them. HW for Wednesday - Read Sec. 12.1 and complete 827-828 #2-5, #8-11, #13-21, and #32-35.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 4, focusing on the basic of apportionment (Sec. 4.1 and 4.2). HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 144-145 #1-11.

**ELECTION DAY**!Geometry - We spent most of the period reviewing our quizzes and test from Ch. 3. We reviewed the retake policy for this class and distributed Retake Request Forms to those who wanted them. HW for Wednesday - Read Sec. 12.1 and complete 827-828 #2-5, #8-11, #13-21, and #32-35.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 4, focusing on the basic of apportionment (Sec. 4.1 and 4.2). HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 144-145 #1-11.

**Remember: We are on Schedule E tomorrow to allow for Parent/Teacher Conferences tomorrow afternoon/evening.**### Monday, November 7

Geometry - We began our discussion of Transformations, focusing on Reflections (Sec. 1.7 and 12.1). No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our Ch. 3 Test in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our Ch. 3 Test in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

## Saturday, November 3, 2012

### Friday, November 3

Geometry - We completed our Ch. 3 Test in class today. No HW for Monday.

Modern Math - WE completed our review for the Ch. 3 Test. HW for Monday - Review for Monday's Ch. 3 Test.

Modern Math - WE completed our review for the Ch. 3 Test. HW for Monday - Review for Monday's Ch. 3 Test.

## Thursday, November 1, 2012

### Thursday, November 1

**Reminder: Tomorrow is Schedule A Day!**All Geometry classes - We spent the day reviewing for tomorrow's Ch. 3 Test. HW for Friday - Prepare for tomorrow's test.

Modern Math - We continued our review of Ch. 3. HW for Friday - Complete the online practice quizzes for Ch. 3 (Quiz #1, Quiz #2, Matching Quiz #3).

**Note: We will postpone the Ch. 3 Test until Monday.**## Wednesday, October 31, 2012

### Wednesday, October 31

**HAPPY HALLOWEEN from the Great Pumpkin!**

**Note: ALL of my Geometry classes will complete the Ch. 3 Test in class on Friday.**8:00 Geometry - Ms. Vandercar/Kreke - We reviewed for Friday's Ch. 3 test.

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We completed our discussion of Sec. 3.6, focusing on the Point/Slope form for the equation of a line. HW for Thursday - Complete pg. 186 #10-17 and pg. 194 #2-6 and #8-11.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris /Robinson -

Modern Math -We completed our review of Sec. 3.7, by actually using the Method of Markers to distribute Mr. Sondgeroth's Halloween candy to the class. HW for Thursday -

**Note: We will take a test covering Ch. 3 in class on Friday.**### Tuesday, October 30

8:00 Geometry - Ms. Vandercar -

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We completed our discussion of slopes of lines (Sec. 3.5) and began our discussion of equations of a line (Sec. 3.6). No HW for Wednesday.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.4-3.6 in class today.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of Sec. 3.7, focusing on the Method of Markers for fair distribution. HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. .

*We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.4-3.6 in class today.*1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We completed our discussion of slopes of lines (Sec. 3.5) and began our discussion of equations of a line (Sec. 3.6). No HW for Wednesday.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.4-3.6 in class today.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of Sec. 3.7, focusing on the Method of Markers for fair distribution. HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. .

**Note: These problems will be collected at the start of the period on Wednesday.**## Monday, October 29, 2012

### Monday, October 29

8:00 Geometry - Ms. Vandercar - We continued our review for the Sec. 3.4-3.6 quiz. HW for Tuesday - Study for the quiz.

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We continued our discussion of Sec. 3.5, focusing on the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines. Click here to access the GSP file we created in class today. HW for Tuesday - Complete the 3.6 worksheet that was distributed in class today. In addition, complete the following problems from our text - pgs.185 - 186 #10-17.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris -

Modern Math - We discussed Sec. 3.7, focusing on the fair division using The Method of Markers. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 116 - 117 #62, #63, and #67-69.

**Note: 8:00 class will take a quiz over Sec. 3.4-3.6 on Tuesday and a test over all of Ch. 3 on Thursday.**1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We continued our discussion of Sec. 3.5, focusing on the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines. Click here to access the GSP file we created in class today. HW for Tuesday - Complete the 3.6 worksheet that was distributed in class today. In addition, complete the following problems from our text - pgs.185 - 186 #10-17.

**Note: 1:00 class will take a test over all of Ch. 3 on Thursday.**2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris -

**Note: 2:00 class will take a quiz over Sec. 3.4-3.6 on Tuesday and a test over all of Ch. 3 on Thursday.**Modern Math - We discussed Sec. 3.7, focusing on the fair division using The Method of Markers. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 116 - 117 #62, #63, and #67-69.

**Note: We will take a "Quick Quiz" tomorrow covering Sealed Bids (Sec. 3.6) and Method of Markers (Sec. 3.7).**## Friday, October 26, 2012

### Friday, October 26

8:00 Geometry - Ms. Vandercar - We continued our discussion of slope and equations of line (Sec. 3.5 - 3.6). HW for Monday - Complete the review packet that was distributed in class today.

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We continued our discussion of slopes of lines (Sec. 3.5) and began our discussion of the equations of lines (Sec. 3.6). HW for Monday - Complete the packet that was distributed in class today.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris - HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 194-197 #2-3, #5-6, #14-16, #24-25, #28, and #30.

Modern Math - We completed a quick quiz covering the Lone Chooser (Sec. 3.4) and the Last Diminisher (Sec. 3.5) Methods of fair division. HW for Monday - Read Sec. 3.7 (Method of Markers) and complete pg. 116 #61 - 63.

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We continued our discussion of slopes of lines (Sec. 3.5) and began our discussion of the equations of lines (Sec. 3.6). HW for Monday - Complete the packet that was distributed in class today.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris - HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 194-197 #2-3, #5-6, #14-16, #24-25, #28, and #30.

Modern Math - We completed a quick quiz covering the Lone Chooser (Sec. 3.4) and the Last Diminisher (Sec. 3.5) Methods of fair division. HW for Monday - Read Sec. 3.7 (Method of Markers) and complete pg. 116 #61 - 63.

## Thursday, October 25, 2012

### Thursday, October 25

8:00 Geometry - Ms. Vandercar - We discussed Sec. #.6, focusing on the equations of a line. HW for Friday -

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We completed our discussion of Sec. 3.4, focusing on distance to a line and perpendicular bisectors. We also began our discussion of slopes of a line (Sec. 3.5). HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 175-177 #1-2, #4-7, #16-22, #27-28, #31, #33 and pgs. pg. 185 #1-6.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris - We discussed Sec. 3.5, focusing on the slope of a line and its relation to parallel and perpendicular lines. HW for Friday - Complete pgs 185 - 187 #2-4, #7, #11-12, #15, #21-22, #24, and #27.

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We completed our discussion of Sec. 3.4, focusing on distance to a line and perpendicular bisectors. We also began our discussion of slopes of a line (Sec. 3.5). HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 175-177 #1-2, #4-7, #16-22, #27-28, #31, #33 and pgs. pg. 185 #1-6.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Morris - We discussed Sec. 3.5, focusing on the slope of a line and its relation to parallel and perpendicular lines. HW for Friday - Complete pgs 185 - 187 #2-4, #7, #11-12, #15, #21-22, #24, and #27.

## Wednesday, October 24, 2012

### Wednesday, October 23

Geometry - At 8:00, we discussed Sec. 3.5 (slopes of lines). At 1:00 and 2:00, we discussed Sec. 3.4 (perpendicular lines).

8:00 - Ms. Vandercar - HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 185-186 #2-3, #7-8, #10-11, #20, #24, and #27.

1:00 - Mr. Sondgeroth - No HW for Thursday.

2:00 - Ms. Morris - HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 175-177 #1-2, #4-7, #16-22, #27-28, #31, #33.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of the Sealed Bid Method of fair division (Sec. 3.6). HW for tomorrow - Complete pg. 115 #56, #58, #59.

8:00 - Ms. Vandercar - HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 185-186 #2-3, #7-8, #10-11, #20, #24, and #27.

1:00 - Mr. Sondgeroth - No HW for Thursday.

2:00 - Ms. Morris - HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 175-177 #1-2, #4-7, #16-22, #27-28, #31, #33.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of the Sealed Bid Method of fair division (Sec. 3.6). HW for tomorrow - Complete pg. 115 #56, #58, #59.

**Note: We will take a quiz tomorrow covering Sec. 3.4 - 3.5, Lone Chooser and Last Diminsher Methods of fair division.**### Tuesday, October 23

Geometry - Our student teachers were on a field trip, so we used the class period to get caught up. No HW for Wednesday.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of the Last Diminisher Method of fair division (Sec. 3.5) and introduced the Method of Sealed Bids (Sec. 3.6). HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 112-115 #44-46 (even) and #53-57 (odd).

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of the Last Diminisher Method of fair division (Sec. 3.5) and introduced the Method of Sealed Bids (Sec. 3.6). HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 112-115 #44-46 (even) and #53-57 (odd).

## Monday, October 22, 2012

### Monday, October 22

8:00 Geometry - Ms. Vandercar - We discussed Sec. 3.4, focusing on relationships involving perpendicular lines. HW for Tuesday - Complete pg. 175 #2, 4, 6, 9, 13, 14, 17, 19, 32, and 34.

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Robinson - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math -We discussed Sec. 3.5, focusing on the Sealed Bids method of fair distribution. HW for Tuesday -

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Robinson - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math -We discussed Sec. 3.5, focusing on the Sealed Bids method of fair distribution. HW for Tuesday -

## Friday, October 19, 2012

### Friday, October 19

Geometry - We are in different positions in Ch. 3 at the current time.

8:00 - Ms. Kreke - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.1 - 3.3. HW for Monday - Complete the proof worksheet that was distributed in class today.

1:00 - Mr. Sondgeroth - We continued our review of Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in preparation for Monday's quiz over that material. HW for Monday - Complete the review packet that was distributed in class today. In addition, complete pg. 181 #1-16.

2:00 - Ms. Robinson - We continued our review of Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in preparation for Monday's quiz over that material. HW for Monday -

Modern Math - We concluded our discussion of the Lone Chooser Method of fair division (Sec. 3.4) in class today. No HW for Monday.

8:00 - Ms. Kreke - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.1 - 3.3. HW for Monday - Complete the proof worksheet that was distributed in class today.

1:00 - Mr. Sondgeroth - We continued our review of Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in preparation for Monday's quiz over that material. HW for Monday - Complete the review packet that was distributed in class today. In addition, complete pg. 181 #1-16.

2:00 - Ms. Robinson - We continued our review of Sec. 3.1 - 3.3 in preparation for Monday's quiz over that material. HW for Monday -

Modern Math - We concluded our discussion of the Lone Chooser Method of fair division (Sec. 3.4) in class today. No HW for Monday.

## Thursday, October 18, 2012

### Thursday, October 18

Geometry - We continued our discussion of proving lines parallel (Sec. 3.2 and 3.3). HW for Friday ...

8:00 - Ms. Kreke -

1:00 - Mr. Sondgeroth - The answers to the proof worksheet can be found here. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet that was distributed at the end of class.

2:00 - Ms. Robinson

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of the Lone Chooser method of Fair Division (Sec. 3.4) HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 110 - 112 #36 #38, and #41-42.

8:00 - Ms. Kreke -

1:00 - Mr. Sondgeroth - The answers to the proof worksheet can be found here. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet that was distributed at the end of class.

2:00 - Ms. Robinson

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of the Lone Chooser method of Fair Division (Sec. 3.4) HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 110 - 112 #36 #38, and #41-42.

## Wednesday, October 17, 2012

### Wednesday, October 17

Geometry - We continued our discussion of parallel lines, focusing on ways to prove that two lines are parallel (Sec. 3.3).

8:00, Ms. Kreke - We used this sketch in class today. HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 167-168 #16-23, #30-35, and #40-41. In addition, complete guided notes worksheet sections on conditionals and converses sand the GSP exploration we opened at the end of class.

1:00, Mr. Sondgeroth - HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 166-169 #1-6, #10-13, #24-35, and #46-52.

2:00, Ms. Robinson - HW for Thursday - #1-6, #10-13, #24-35, #41, and #46-52.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 3.4, focusing on the Lone Chooser Method of fair division HW for Thursday - Complete pgs.

8:00, Ms. Kreke - We used this sketch in class today. HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 167-168 #16-23, #30-35, and #40-41. In addition, complete guided notes worksheet sections on conditionals and converses sand the GSP exploration we opened at the end of class.

1:00, Mr. Sondgeroth - HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 166-169 #1-6, #10-13, #24-35, and #46-52.

2:00, Ms. Robinson - HW for Thursday - #1-6, #10-13, #24-35, #41, and #46-52.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 3.4, focusing on the Lone Chooser Method of fair division HW for Thursday - Complete pgs.

## Tuesday, October 16, 2012

### Tuesday, October 16

8:00 Geometry - Ms. Kreke - We discussed Sec. 3.2, focusing on the relationship of special angle pairs formed by parallel lines and a transversal. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 158 - 161 #13-23, 25-26, 30.

1:00 Geometry - Mr. Sondgeroth - We discussed Sec. 3.2, focusing on the relationship of special angle pairs formed by parallel lines and a transversal. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 158 - 161 #1-5 (odd), #6-9, #12-19, #27-28, #32, #35-38.

2:00 Geometry - Ms. Robinson - We discussed Sec. 3.2, focusing on the relationship of special angle pairs formed by parallel lines and a transversal. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 158 - 161 #1-5 (odd), #6-9, #12-19, #27-28, #32, #35-38.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 3.3, focusing on the Divider/Chooser method of fair division. No new HW for Wednesday, though we will take a quick quiz on Wednesday covering Sec. 3.2 and 3.3.

## Monday, October 15, 2012

### Monday, October 15

8:00 Geometry - Discussed section 3.1 focusing on classifying angle
and segment pairs and transversals. HW for Tuesday: Complete pgs. 149 - 150
#14-25, #35-37, #41-42

1:00 Geometry - Discussed section 3.1 focusing on classifying angle and segment pairs and transversals. HW for Tuesday: Complete pgs. 148 - 151 #2-13, #26-29, #35-40, #44-50.

2:00 Geometry - Discussed section 3.1 focusing on classifying angle and segment pairs and transversals. Homework for Tuesday: Complete pgs. 148 - 151 #6-13, #26-29, #35-40, #44-50.

Modern Math - We discussed Sec. 3.3, focusing on the Divider/Chooser method of fair division. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 108 - 109 #24, 26, 27, and 29.

1:00 Geometry - Discussed section 3.1 focusing on classifying angle and segment pairs and transversals. HW for Tuesday: Complete pgs. 148 - 151 #2-13, #26-29, #35-40, #44-50.

2:00 Geometry - Discussed section 3.1 focusing on classifying angle and segment pairs and transversals. Homework for Tuesday: Complete pgs. 148 - 151 #6-13, #26-29, #35-40, #44-50.

Modern Math - We discussed Sec. 3.3, focusing on the Divider/Chooser method of fair division. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 108 - 109 #24, 26, 27, and 29.

### Friday, October 12

Geometry -

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 3.2, focusing on the Divider/Chooser Method of fair division. No new HW for Monday.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 3.2, focusing on the Divider/Chooser Method of fair division. No new HW for Monday.

### Thursday, October 11

Geometry -

Modern Math - We attended the celebration assembly for fellow senior, Francis Favis. No new HW for Friday.

### Wednesday, October 10

I am home today with my daughter. She appears to be OK following her accident yesterday. The picture below shows the condition of her car when I arrived at the accident scene.

Geometry - We began our discussion of geometric proof (Sec. 2.6). HW for Thursday - Complete the worksheet packet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 3.2, introducing the Divider/Chooser Method of Fair Division. HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 103 - 107 #1-5, #9-12, and #15-18.

### Tuesday, October 9

Geometry - We continued our discussion of two-column proof, focusing on the use of proper reasons. HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today.

Modern Math - Students completed work on their Ch. 2 project/paper. HW for Wednesday - Complete 1 problem from pg. 72 - 73 #60 - 70. You will complete the problem and then present your work to the class on Wednesday.

Modern Math - Students completed work on their Ch. 2 project/paper. HW for Wednesday - Complete 1 problem from pg. 72 - 73 #60 - 70. You will complete the problem and then present your work to the class on Wednesday.

## Tuesday, October 2, 2012

### Friday, October 5

NO SCHOOL for the students! I, however, have to attend teacher institute meetings all day @ U-High.

### Thursday, October 4

Geometry - We continued our discussion of two-column proofs, focusing on problems with a geometric context (Sec. 2.6). HW for Tuesday (October 9) - Read Sec. 2.6 and complete pgs. 113-115 #1-4, #6-8, #11-14, and #16-22.

Modern Math - We finished our discussion of Weighted voting systems and power indices (Ch. 2). HW for Tuesday (October 9) - Complete one of the "Projects and Papers" assignments from pgs. 74-75 of the text. This may be done individually or with a partner. Papers will be due at the end of the class on Tuesday. Presentations will be given during class on Wednesday.

Modern Math - We finished our discussion of Weighted voting systems and power indices (Ch. 2). HW for Tuesday (October 9) - Complete one of the "Projects and Papers" assignments from pgs. 74-75 of the text. This may be done individually or with a partner. Papers will be due at the end of the class on Tuesday. Presentations will be given during class on Wednesday.

### Wednesday, October 3

Geometry - We discussed Sec. 2.5, focusing on basic algebra properties and how they can be used to "prove" the process used in solving an equation. HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 2.5 and complete pgs. 107- 109 #10-28, #33-35, and #39-42.

Modern Math - We finished our discussion of Chapter 2, extending our understanding of power indices to other voting methods. HW for Thursday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class.

Modern Math - We finished our discussion of Chapter 2, extending our understanding of power indices to other voting methods. HW for Thursday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class.

### Tuesday, October 2

Geometry - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 2.1 - 2.4 in class today. HW for Wednesday - Complete the "Solving Equations" worksheet distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We completed our Chapter 2 Test in class today. No HW for Wednesday.

Modern Math - We completed our Chapter 2 Test in class today. No HW for Wednesday.

## Monday, October 1, 2012

### Monday, October 1

Geometry - We reviewed the 1st half of Ch. 2 in preparations for

Modern Math - We completed a practice test in preparation for tomorrow's Ch. 2. Test. HW for Tuesday - Prepare for tomorrow's test. For an additional practice test ...

- go to http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_tannenbaum_excursions_6/

- Select Chapter 2 in the top men bar

- Click on Quiz #1, Quiz #2, or Matching Quiz #3 in the left-hand menu

__. HW for Tuesday - Complete pg. 103 #1-18. For additional practice, look over the review sections for 2.1 - 2.4 on pgs. 130 - 132. Additionally, you can complete the "Interactive Practice Test" found in each section of the online text.__**tomorrow's quiz covering sections 2.1 - 2.4**Modern Math - We completed a practice test in preparation for tomorrow's Ch. 2. Test. HW for Tuesday - Prepare for tomorrow's test. For an additional practice test ...

- go to http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_tannenbaum_excursions_6/

- Select Chapter 2 in the top men bar

- Click on Quiz #1, Quiz #2, or Matching Quiz #3 in the left-hand menu

## Friday, September 28, 2012

### Friday, September 28

Geometry - We discussed Sec. 2.4, focusing on biconditional statements and their relation to geometric definitions. HW for Monday - Read Sec. 2.4 and complete pgs. 99 - 101 #11-14, #16-19, #22-25, #28-32, #38-40.

Modern Math -We began our review of Chapter 2. No HW for Monday.

Modern Math -We began our review of Chapter 2. No HW for Monday.

### Thursday, September 27

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on converse, inverse and contrapositive statements. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of the Shapely-Shubik Power Index. HW for Friday -

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of the Shapely-Shubik Power Index. HW for Friday -

## Wednesday, September 26, 2012

### Wednesday, September 26

Geometry - We continued our discussion of logic by focusing on logical statements (Sec. 2.2). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 85 #13-36.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of weighted voting systems, focusing on the Shapley-Shubik Power Index (Sec. 2.4). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 68 - 69 #25-30.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of weighted voting systems, focusing on the Shapley-Shubik Power Index (Sec. 2.4). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 68 - 69 #25-30.

## Tuesday, September 25, 2012

### Tuesday, September 25

8:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz covering logic in class today. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 77 -
79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the use of inductive reasoning to identify patterns. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 77 - 79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

Modern Math - We reviewed counting methods, focusing on Permutations and Combinations. We also began our discussion of the Shaply-Shubik method for determining power in a weighted voting system. HW for Wednesday -Complete the "counting" worksheet that was distributed in class today.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the use of inductive reasoning to identify patterns. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 77 - 79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

Modern Math - We reviewed counting methods, focusing on Permutations and Combinations. We also began our discussion of the Shaply-Shubik method for determining power in a weighted voting system. HW for Wednesday -Complete the "counting" worksheet that was distributed in class today.

### Monday, September 24

8:00 Geometry - We completed our discussion of matrix logic problems reviewed for tomorrow's quiz covering logic problems. HW for Tuesday - Complete the Matrix Logic packet that was distributed in class on Friday and prepare for tomorrow's quiz over logic.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz covering logic in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of Sec. 2.2 - 2.3, focusing on specific examples of weighted voting systems and the Banzhaf Power Index can be used to analyze this systems. HW for Tuesday - Complete #21-24 in the text.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz covering logic in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of Sec. 2.2 - 2.3, focusing on specific examples of weighted voting systems and the Banzhaf Power Index can be used to analyze this systems. HW for Tuesday - Complete #21-24 in the text.

### Friday, September 21

It's Homecoming Weekend!

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry -

Modern Math -

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry -

Modern Math -

## Thursday, September 20, 2012

### Thursday, September 20

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments,
focusing on symbolic logic and the application of the Law of Syllogism.
HW for Thursday - Complete the Syllogisms worksheet that was
distributed in class today.

1:00. 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today and

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on methods to calculate the Banzhaf Power Index. HW for Friday -

1:00. 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today and

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on methods to calculate the Banzhaf Power Index. HW for Friday -

### Wdnesday, September 19

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of the use of Venn Diagrams in solving logic
problems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 89, 90, and 92 in the Venn
Diagram packet distributed in class yesterday.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on symbolic logic and the application of the Law of Syllogism. HW for Thursday - Complete the Syllogisms worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on background information regarding the Banzhaf Power Index. No HW for Thursday.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on symbolic logic and the application of the Law of Syllogism. HW for Thursday - Complete the Syllogisms worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on background information regarding the Banzhaf Power Index. No HW for Thursday.

## Tuesday, September 18, 2012

### Tuesday, September 18

8:00 Geometry - We continued our introduction to logic by discussing analogies and Venn Diagrams. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 7 and 11 from the Analogy packet.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of the use of Venn Diagrams in solving logic problems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 89, 90, and 92 in the Venn Diagram packet distributed in class yesterday.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the basic terms and ideas involved in weighted voting systems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 66 - 67 #1-10.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of the use of Venn Diagrams in solving logic problems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 89, 90, and 92 in the Venn Diagram packet distributed in class yesterday.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the basic terms and ideas involved in weighted voting systems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 66 - 67 #1-10.

## Monday, September 17, 2012

### Monday, September 17

8:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Ch. 2, focusing on using inductive reasoning to identify patterns (Sec. 2.1). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 77 - 79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began a discussion of logical arguments, focusing on analogies and Venn diagrams. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 7 and 11 of the Analogies packet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 2, focusing on the Electoral College. HW for Tuesday -

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began a discussion of logical arguments, focusing on analogies and Venn diagrams. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 7 and 11 of the Analogies packet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 2, focusing on the Electoral College. HW for Tuesday -

**NOTE: Please use the following resources to learn more about the US's Electoral College.**### Friday, September 14

Geometry - We completed our Ch. 1 Test in class today. No HW for Monday.

Modern Math - We used class time to finish up our Ch. 1 projects. The project is due at the start of class on Monday, September 17.

Modern Math - We used class time to finish up our Ch. 1 projects. The project is due at the start of class on Monday, September 17.

### Thursday, September 13

Geometry - We completed our review of Ch. 1 in preparation for tomorrow's test. No HW for Friday, other than to review for the Ch. 1 Test.

Modern Math - We completed our Ch. 1 test in class. No HW for Friday, other than to continue working on the Ch. 1 project that is due on Monday.

Modern Math - We completed our Ch. 1 test in class. No HW for Friday, other than to continue working on the Ch. 1 project that is due on Monday.

### Wednesday, September 12

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on vertical angles and linear pairs. HW for Thursday - complete the problems that were assigned on Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our review of Ch. 1 in preparation for tomorrow's test.

Modern Math - We completed our review of Ch. 1 in preparation for tomorrow's test.

## Tuesday, September 11, 2012

### Tuesday, September 11

WE REMEMBER!

Geometry - We completed our retake of our first quiz in class today. Additionally we completed our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on adjacent, vertical and linear pairs of angles. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 31 #1-13, #18-23, #28-29, and #34-42.

Modern Math - We distributed the grading rubric for the Ch. 1 project and then spent the remainder of the hour working on the project. No additional HW for Wednesday.

Geometry - We completed our retake of our first quiz in class today. Additionally we completed our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on adjacent, vertical and linear pairs of angles. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 31 #1-13, #18-23, #28-29, and #34-42.

Modern Math - We distributed the grading rubric for the Ch. 1 project and then spent the remainder of the hour working on the project. No additional HW for Wednesday.

**Note: We are planning to take the Ch. 1 Test in class on Thursday.**### Monday, September 10

Geometry - We reviewed our quiz from last week and began our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on complementary and supplementary angles. HW for Tuesday - Prepare for a retake over the first quiz.

Modern math - We completed the Chapter 1 practice test in class today. HW for Tuesday - Continue working on your Ch. 1 project.

Modern math - We completed the Chapter 1 practice test in class today. HW for Tuesday - Continue working on your Ch. 1 project.

### Friday, September 7

Geometry - We discussed Sec. 1.3, focusing on angles and their measure. HW for Monday - Complete

Modern Math -

Modern Math -

## Thursday, September 6, 2012

### Thursday, Septemeber 6

I enjoyed meeting many of your parents at Open House last night. If your parents were not able to attend, please take time this weekend to share this blog with them. Be sure to show them the tabs at the top of the page that highlight the course syllabus retake policy. Geometry students should also view the calendar and final exam links.

Geometry - We completed our first quiz in class today (Sec. 1.1, 1.2, 1.6). HW for Friday - Read Sec. 1.3 (Angles) and complete the following tasks:

- Create a "Notes" sheet where you highlight the key terms and relationships from this section

- Complete pages 24 - 26 #4-9, #15-17, #19-24, #31-32, #34-38

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1.

Geometry - We completed our first quiz in class today (Sec. 1.1, 1.2, 1.6). HW for Friday - Read Sec. 1.3 (Angles) and complete the following tasks:

- Create a "Notes" sheet where you highlight the key terms and relationships from this section

- Complete pages 24 - 26 #4-9, #15-17, #19-24, #31-32, #34-38

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1.

### Wednesday, September 5

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 1.6 and reviewed for our first quiz. We started that quiz (Sec. 1.1, 1.2, 1.6) in class and will complete it tomorrow. No HW for Thursday, other than to study for the quiz.

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1, working on application problems and reviewing the mathematics behind some of their solutions. HW for Thursday -

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1, working on application problems and reviewing the mathematics behind some of their solutions. HW for Thursday -

## Tuesday, September 4, 2012

### Tuesday, September 4

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 1.6, focusing on the distance formula on the coordinate plane. HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 35 #1-14 and pgs. 60 - 62 #4-15, #32-35.

Modern Math - We continued our review of Ch. 1, focusing on the construction of special elections/ballots and reviewing the Fundamental Theorem of Counting (and related counting methods). HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 38 #62.

**Note: We are scheduled to take a quiz covering Sec. 1.1, 1.2 and 1.6 in class TOMORROW -Wednesday, September 5.**Modern Math - We continued our review of Ch. 1, focusing on the construction of special elections/ballots and reviewing the Fundamental Theorem of Counting (and related counting methods). HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 38 #62.

**Note: Do not spend more than 30 MINUTES working on this problem.**## Saturday, September 1, 2012

### Friday, August 31

Geometry - We continued our discussion of Sec. 1.6, focusing on midpoints in the coordinate plane. HW for Tuesday - Complete the worksheet that was distributed today in class.

Modern Math - We began our review of Ch. 1. HW for Tuesday - Complete pg.s. 37 - 38 #51-59.

Modern Math - We began our review of Ch. 1. HW for Tuesday - Complete pg.s. 37 - 38 #51-59.

## Thursday, August 30, 2012

### Thursday, August 30

Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 1.6, focusing in the Cartesian Coordinate Plane. HW for Friday - Complete the GSP activity distributed in class today.

Modern Math -We discussed Sec. 1.6, focusing on using multiple voting methods to determine the "winner" of an election by ranking the results. HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 36 - 37 #41-49.

Modern Math -We discussed Sec. 1.6, focusing on using multiple voting methods to determine the "winner" of an election by ranking the results. HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 36 - 37 #41-49.

## Wednesday, August 29, 2012

### Wednesday, August 29

Geometry - We concluded our discussion of Sec. 1.2, focusing on identifying the midpoint/bisector of a segment. HW for Thursday - No new HW ... review the problems that were assigned for today and come to class prepared to ask questions.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Voting Methods, reviewing the method of pairwise comparisons (Sec. 1.5). HW for Thursday - Complete pg 36 #37-40.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Voting Methods, reviewing the method of pairwise comparisons (Sec. 1.5). HW for Thursday - Complete pg 36 #37-40.

## Tuesday, August 28, 2012

### Tuesday, August 28

Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 1.2, focusing on the distance between points on a line. HW for Wednesday - Complete the Sketchpad activity worksheet that was distributed in class. Complete pg 17 #1-10 (assigned on Monday) and pgs 17 - 18 #11-13, #16, #18, #20-21, #24-29, #34, #36-40.

Modern Math -We concluded our discussion of Pairwise Comparisons (Sec. 1.5). HW for Wednesday - complete pgs. 23 - 34 #27-35.

Modern Math -We concluded our discussion of Pairwise Comparisons (Sec. 1.5). HW for Wednesday - complete pgs. 23 - 34 #27-35.

### Monday, August 27

Geometry - We concluded our discussion of Sec. 1.1, finalizing our discussion of the Intersection Postulates. HW for Tuesday - Read Sec. 1.2 and complete pg. 17 #1-10.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of Ch. 1, focusing on the Plurality with Elimination Method (Sec. 1.5). HW for Tuesday - Complete pg. 33 #20-26.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of Ch. 1, focusing on the Plurality with Elimination Method (Sec. 1.5). HW for Tuesday - Complete pg. 33 #20-26.

## Friday, August 24, 2012

### Friday, August 24

Geometry - We continued our discussion of Sec. 1.1, focusing some of the basic postulates of Geometry. HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 9 - 11 #9-34 and #39-41.

Modern Math -

Modern Math -

## Thursday, August 23, 2012

### Thursday, August 23

Geometry - We continued our discussion of the basic terms of geometry (Sec. 1.1), focusing on the subsets of a line. HW for Friday - Complete the Sec. 1.1 worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Ch. 1, reviewing the Plurality Method and introducing the Borda Count method. HW for Friday - Complete pg. 32 #15-19.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Ch. 1, reviewing the Plurality Method and introducing the Borda Count method. HW for Friday - Complete pg. 32 #15-19.

## Wednesday, August 22, 2012

### Wednesday, August 22

Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 1.1, highlighting the basic terms of geometry. No HW for Thursday.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 1.1 - 1.2, focusing on applications from Sec. 1.1. HW for Thursday - Complete #11-14 on the HW sheet provided.

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 1.1 - 1.2, focusing on applications from Sec. 1.1. HW for Thursday - Complete #11-14 on the HW sheet provided.

## Tuesday, August 21, 2012

### Tuesday, August 21

Geometry - We worked on two computer activities in class today 1) Exploring the Online Geometry Textbook and 2) Exploring Sketchpad. HW for Wednesday - Complete any part(s) of the two activities that you did not complete in class.

Mod Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 1, focusing on Preference Ballots (Sec. 1.1) and The Plurality Method (Sec. 1.2). HW for Wednesday - Read Sec. 1.3 - 1.4 in the textbook.

Mod Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 1, focusing on Preference Ballots (Sec. 1.1) and The Plurality Method (Sec. 1.2). HW for Wednesday - Read Sec. 1.3 - 1.4 in the textbook.

### Monday, August 20

WELCOME BACK!!!!!

Geometry - We discussed the parameters of our class and completed an information sheet. No HW for Tuesday.

Mod Math - We discussed the parameters of our class and completed an information sheet. No HW for Tuesday.

Geometry - We discussed the parameters of our class and completed an information sheet. No HW for Tuesday.

Mod Math - We discussed the parameters of our class and completed an information sheet. No HW for Tuesday.

## Friday, May 25, 2012

### Have a Great Summer!!!!!

I enjoyed working with all of you this year and look forward to watching you progress in your math courses next year. Have Fun! Be Safe! ... we'll see you at U-High again in the fall ...

One other note ... Ms. Wilkinson has secured her first official teaching job ... teaching 8th grade mathematics at Westville Hills Middle School!

One other note ... Ms. Wilkinson has secured her first official teaching job ... teaching 8th grade mathematics at Westville Hills Middle School!

## Thursday, May 24, 2012

### Exam Grades

2nd semester "normalized" exam grades for

__have now been posted in Skyward. If you want to see what you scored on your individual and/or group final, read the comments posted in the last entry of the semester (Group - 2nd Sem Exam).__**ALL OF MY CLASSES**## Wednesday, May 23, 2012

### Wednesday, May 23

Geometry - The 1:00 completed their Individual Final in class today.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed our Individual Final in class today.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed our Individual Final in class today.

**Please note: Tomorrow's Schedule is an 11:00 dismissal. Each class period will be approximately 15-20 minutes in length. If any student would like to use this time to retake an assessment form 2nd semester, please contact me via e-mail (masondg@ilstu.edu) so I have have it ready to go tomorrow.**## Tuesday, May 22, 2012

### CORRECTION!!!!!

I was mistaken with regards to tomorrow's (Wednesday's) schedule. The 7:00 period is FIRST, not last. Therefore ...
9:00 Algebra 2/Trig will meet from 9:40 - 11:10 ...
1:00 Geometry will meet from 1:40 - 3:10 ...
I apologize for any confusion my original confusion my original announcements may have caused.

### College Algebra Texts

Algebra 2 / Trig Students - If you ordered a textbook for next year's College Algebra class, you may pick it up from Dr. Thompson in the Math Office. He will be in/around the Math Office (Rm. 223) from 8:00 - 3:00 pm on Wednesday, May 23.

### Tuesday, May 22

Geometry - We completed our 2nd Semester Final Exam in class today for both the 8:00 and 12:00 sections.

9:00 Algebra 2 / Trig (8:00 - 9:30 am) and 1:00 Geometry (12:00 - 1:30) will complete their final exams tomorrow.

9:00 Algebra 2 / Trig (8:00 - 9:30 am) and 1:00 Geometry (12:00 - 1:30) will complete their final exams tomorrow.

## Monday, May 21, 2012

### Monday, May 21

Geometry - We completed a quiz in class today covering circles and spheres (Sec. 10.8 - 11.3). Grades for the Group Final have been posted on Skyward.

8:00 Geometry - Tue, May 22 - 8:00 - 9:30 am

12:00 Geometry - Tue, May 22 - 12:00 - 1:30 pm

1:00 Geometry - Wed, May 23 - 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed our Group Final in class today. Grades will be posted online by tomorrow morning.

9:00 Alg 2 / Trig - Wed, May 23 - 8:00 - 9:30 am

**Final Exam Schedule**8:00 Geometry - Tue, May 22 - 8:00 - 9:30 am

12:00 Geometry - Tue, May 22 - 12:00 - 1:30 pm

1:00 Geometry - Wed, May 23 - 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed our Group Final in class today. Grades will be posted online by tomorrow morning.

**Final Exam Schedule**9:00 Alg 2 / Trig - Wed, May 23 - 8:00 - 9:30 am

## Friday, May 18, 2012

### Friday, May 18

Geometry - We completed the Group Final in class today. HW for Monday - We will take a short quiz covering spheres and circles (Sec. 10.8, 11.1, 11.3).

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued working on the Group Final in class today and will complete the final in class on Monday. We will also take a short quiz covering rational and radical equations (Sec. 8.5 - 8.8).

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued working on the Group Final in class today and will complete the final in class on Monday. We will also take a short quiz covering rational and radical equations (Sec. 8.5 - 8.8).

### Thursday, May 17

Geometry - We began working on our Group Final. Students will have the entire period today and tomorrow to complete. No additional HW for Friday.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We began working on our Group Final. Students will have the entire period today and tomorrow to complete. No Additional HW for Friday.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We began working on our Group Final. Students will have the entire period today and tomorrow to complete. No Additional HW for Friday.

## Wednesday, May 16, 2012

### Final Exam Groups

8:00 Geometry

Group 1 – Creasey, Edwards, Gilbert,
Pritts

Group 2 – Brown, McDowell, Stolbom,
Thompson

Group 3 – Barclay, Emmert, Jocson, Lyman

Group 4 – Bledsoe, Schuering, Simpson,
Smith

Group 5 – Bakken, Brockman, Pierce¸ Piercy,
Welter

Group 6 – Adanri, Beazley, Gatto, Morgan

9:00 Algebra 2 / Trig

Group 1 – Arvik, Auer, Bates-Diop,
Tattini

Group 2 – Auth, Dykhuis, Fansler, Mortimer

Group 3 – Angles, Helms, Kessler, Williamson

Group 4 – Golliday, Gonzalez, Namoff,
Stewart

Group 5 – Schueler, Scott, Sondgeroth,
Suhre

Group 6 – Fritz, Hovren, Rosenbaum,
Smid, Webster

12:00 Geometry

Group 1 – Fleming, Franklin, Kuhn, Ruud,
Southerd

Group 2 – Ashan, Burns, Satchwell,
Trotter, Zehr

Group 3 – Arvik, Baracani, Marshall, Murray
Patkunas

Group 5 – Engel, Harris, Perry, Taylor,
Williamson

Group 6 – Aberle, Brewer, Fulop, Garcia,
Thompson

1:00 Geometry

Group 1 – Brooks, Goodman, Henning

Group 2 – Burton, Day, Miller

Group 3 – Henderson, Mote, Newble

Group 4 – Hotzel, Matchett, Olsen

### Wednesday, May 16

**Geometry -**We continued our discussion of circles today, focusing on the length of arcs and the area of sectors. HW for MONDAY - Read Sec. 11.3 and complete pg. 767 #2-5, #9-11.

**Remaining schedule for GEOMETRY:**Thu, May 17 - Group Final Day 1

Fri, May 18 - Group Final Day 2

Sat/Sun - Review for final; create note sheet for exam

- Study REVIEW problems at the end of each chapter

Mon - May 21 - 1st half of class - short quiz over spheres and circles

- 2nd half of class - review group final

Tue - May 22 - 8:00 - Individual Exam from 8:00 - 9:30

- 12:00 - Individual Exam from 12:00 - 1:30

Wed, May 23 - 1:00 - Individual Exam from 1:40 - 3:10

Reminder - Students should bring a note sheet, calculator and writing utensil to final exam.

Thu, May 24 - 11:00 Dismissal

**Algebra 2 / Trig -**We continued our discussion of radical equations and inequalities (Sec. 8.8). No HW for Thursday.

**Remaining schedule ALGEBRA 2 / TRIG:**Thu, May 17 - Group Final Day 1

Fri, May 18 - Group Final Day 2

Sat/Sun - Review for final; create note sheet for exam

- Study REVIEW problems at the end of each chapter

Mon - May 21 - 1st half of class - short quiz over rational and radical equations (Sec. 8.5-8.8)

Tue, May 22 - No Class

Wed, May 23 - Individual Final from 9:40 - 11:10

Reminder - Students should bring a note sheet, calculator and writing utensil to final exam.

Thu, May 24 -11:00 Dismissal

## Tuesday, May 15, 2012

### Tuesday, May 15

Geometry - We continued our discussion of measures of 3D figures, focusing the surface area and volume of spheres and hemispheres (Sec. 10.8). HW for Wednesday - complete pg. 718 #2-4 and #6-11 (assignment from Monday) and pg. 719 #13-18. Additionally, please read Sec. 11.3 - Arc Length and Sector Area - and complete pg. 767 #2-5, #9-11.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of radicals, focusing on solutions to radical equations (Sec. 8.8) HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 632 #2-32 (column 1 only).

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of radicals, focusing on solutions to radical equations (Sec. 8.8) HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 632 #2-32 (column 1 only).

**Note to all of my classes: At this time, your group final "group" will consist of the people currently sitting at your table. If you would like to work in a different group, please e-mail me your proposed group and I will get back to you be the end of the day tomorrow.**## Monday, May 14, 2012

### Monday, May 14

Geometry - We completed the retake of the Sec. 10.4 - 10.7 quiz covering the area and volume of 3-D figures. HW for Tuesday - Read Sec. 10.8 - Area and Volume of Spheres - and complete pg. 718 #2-4 and #6-11.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of radicals, focusing on radical functions (Sec. 8.7). HW for Tuesday - Complete pg. 624 #2-15 (column 1 and 2 only), #17-18, #20-22.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of radicals, focusing on radical functions (Sec. 8.7). HW for Tuesday - Complete pg. 624 #2-15 (column 1 and 2 only), #17-18, #20-22.

### End of Year - Geometry

- We will quiz/test circles and spheres (Sec.10.8, 11.1 - 11.3) on Wednesday, May 16.

- We will complete our group final in class on Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18.

- We will review for the individual final in class in Monday, May 21.

- We will complete our individual final on Tuesday, May 22, or Wednesday, May 23.

For more information regarding the group and individual exams, click on the link above.

- We will complete our group final in class on Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18.

- We will review for the individual final in class in Monday, May 21.

- We will complete our individual final on Tuesday, May 22, or Wednesday, May 23.

For more information regarding the group and individual exams, click on the link above.

### Friday, May 11

Geometry - We reviewed the Sec. 10.4 - 10.7 quiz in class today. All students earning a "B" or less on this quiz will retake it during class on Monday, May 14. No additional HW for Monday.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of solving rational functions (Sec. 8.5). No new HW for Monday.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of solving rational functions (Sec. 8.5). No new HW for Monday.

## Thursday, May 10, 2012

### End of Year - Algebra 2 / Trig

- We will quiz/test the 2nd half of Ch. 8 (Sec. 8.5 - 8.8) on Wednesday, May 16.

- We will complete our group final in class on Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18.

- We will review for the individual final in class in Monday, May 21.

- We will complete our individual final on Wednesday, May 23 (8:00 - 9:30 am).

For more information regarding the group and individual exams, click on the link above.

- We will complete our group final in class on Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18.

- We will review for the individual final in class in Monday, May 21.

- We will complete our individual final on Wednesday, May 23 (8:00 - 9:30 am).

For more information regarding the group and individual exams, click on the link above.

### Thursday, May 10

Geometry - We continued our discussion of circles, focusing on secants and tangents (Sec. 11.1). HW for Friday - Complete the assignment from Wednesday (due today).

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of rational expressions, focusing on solving equations and inequalities involving rational expressions (Sec. 8.5). HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 605 - #19-26 (column 1 and 2 only), #28-34, #36.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of rational expressions, focusing on solving equations and inequalities involving rational expressions (Sec. 8.5). HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 605 - #19-26 (column 1 and 2 only), #28-34, #36.

## Wednesday, May 9, 2012

### Wednesday, May 9

Geometry - We continued our discussion of circles, focusing on special segments and lines in a circle (Sec. 11.1). HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 11.1 and complete pgs. 751 - 754 #1-9, #11-12, #18-27, #31, #37-40.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We began our discussion of radical expressions (Sec. 8.6). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 614 - 617 #2-4, #5-26 (column 1 and 2 only), #62-70 (column 1 and 2 only), #82-88. Additionally, complete pg. 605 #2-6.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We began our discussion of radical expressions (Sec. 8.6). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 614 - 617 #2-4, #5-26 (column 1 and 2 only), #62-70 (column 1 and 2 only), #82-88. Additionally, complete pg. 605 #2-6.

### Tuesday, May 8

Geometry - We completed a quiz in class today covering Sec. 10.4 - 10.7, finding he area and volumes of prisms, cylinders, pyramids and cones. No HW for Wednesday.

Algebra 2 / Trig - we completed a worksheet packet in class today covering radical expressions (Sec. 8.6). No HW for Wednesday.

Algebra 2 / Trig - we completed a worksheet packet in class today covering radical expressions (Sec. 8.6). No HW for Wednesday.

### Monday, May 7

**Today is Ms. Wilkinson's last day with us here at U-High. Please wish her well as she moves onto the next stage of her teaching career - finding a real job. You may contact her at aawilki@ilstu for the next week.**

Geometry - We completed our review of Sec. 10.4 - 10.7, focusing on ways to calculate the area and volume of prisms, cylinders, pyramids, and cones. No HW for Tuesday, other than to prepare for tomorrow's quiz.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed our discussion of rational expressions. No HW for Tuesday.

## Friday, May 4, 2012

### Friday, May 4

**Ms. Wilkinson's last day at U-High will be Monday, May 7. Please join me in thanking her for all of the great work she has done with our students this semester!**8:00 Geometry -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of measures for 3-D figures, reviewing Sec. 10.4 - 10.7. HW for Monday - Complete the HW packet that was distributed in class today.

**Note: Due to the RACE project that is due on Monday, I am postponing the Sec. 10.4 - 10.7 quiz unitl TUESDAY, MAY 8, for all of my geometry classes.**Algebra 2 / Trig -

### Thursday, May 3

8:00 Geometry -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of measures of 3D figures, focusing on the volume of pyramids and cones (Sec. 10.7). HW for Friday - Complete pg. 702 #20-24, pg. 693 #2-11, and pg. 709 #2-8, #11-12.

Algebra 2 / Trig -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of measures of 3D figures, focusing on the volume of pyramids and cones (Sec. 10.7). HW for Friday - Complete pg. 702 #20-24, pg. 693 #2-11, and pg. 709 #2-8, #11-12.

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Wednesday, May 2, 2012

### Wednesday, May 2

Geometry - We discussed methods/formulas for finding the surface are of pyramids and cones. HW for Thursday - Complete pgs 701 - 702 #2-24 and pg 693 #2-11.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed a quiz in class covering Sec. 8.1 - 8.4. No HW for Thursday.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed a quiz in class covering Sec. 8.1 - 8.4. No HW for Thursday.

## Tuesday, May 1, 2012

### Tuesday, May 1

HAPPY MAY DAY!

Geometry - We continued our discussion of 3-D figures, focusing on the volumes of prisms and cylinders (Sec. 10.6). HW for Wednesday:

8:00 -

12:0 -

1:00 -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

Geometry - We continued our discussion of 3-D figures, focusing on the volumes of prisms and cylinders (Sec. 10.6). HW for Wednesday:

8:00 -

12:0 -

1:00 -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Monday, April 30, 2012

### Monday, April 30

8:00 Geometry -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We used several 3-D figures to investigate Sec. 10.4, focusing on the the formulas for finding the lateral area of right prisms/cylinders and the total surface area of any prism/cylinder. HW for Tuesday - Complete the calculations worksheet that we worked on in class today. Additionally, complete pg. 684 #2-9.

Algebra 2 / Trig -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We used several 3-D figures to investigate Sec. 10.4, focusing on the the formulas for finding the lateral area of right prisms/cylinders and the total surface area of any prism/cylinder. HW for Tuesday - Complete the calculations worksheet that we worked on in class today. Additionally, complete pg. 684 #2-9.

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Friday, April 27, 2012

### Friday, April 27

8:00 Geometry- Today we took a quiz covering 10.1-10.3

9:00 Algebra 2/Trig-Today in class we discussed adding and subtracting rational expressions. HW practice the problems on pg 588-589 #2-4, 17-30.

Retakes. The scores are entered in skyward. If you would like to take a retake stop by the math office and pick up you original test as well as a copy of the retake.

9:00 Algebra 2/Trig-Today in class we discussed adding and subtracting rational expressions. HW practice the problems on pg 588-589 #2-4, 17-30.

Retakes. The scores are entered in skyward. If you would like to take a retake stop by the math office and pick up you original test as well as a copy of the retake.

## Wednesday, April 25, 2012

### Wednesday, April 25

8:00 Geometry-Today in class we discussed the different parts of a three dimensional figures as well as Euler's Formula. We began discussing the Pythagorean theorem which we will finish tomorrow. HW for Thursday page 674 #2-7, 16-20

Algebra 2/Trig- Today the juniors were finishing up their standardized testing and the sophomores were given the opportunity to finish the the graphing quizzes in class. HW for Thursday- Be prepared to talk about variation.

Algebra 2/Trig- Today the juniors were finishing up their standardized testing and the sophomores were given the opportunity to finish the the graphing quizzes in class. HW for Thursday- Be prepared to talk about variation.

## Tuesday, April 24, 2012

### Tuesday, April 24

8:00 Geometry- Today we worked with sketching 3-D drawings using isometric dot paper as well as the isometric dot tool http://illuminations.nctm.org/activitydetail.aspx?id=125 (Need to open with internet explorer or google chrome).

## Friday, April 20, 2012

### Friday, April 20

8:00 Geometry- Today in class we worked on reviewing for the quiz over sections 9.4-9.6 on Monday. HW for Monday- Complete the review on page 639 #1-15. Answers

12:00/1:00 Geometry-

Algebra 2/ Trigonometry-Today in class we completed our discussion of the reciprocal trig graphs. HW for Monday- Complete the worksheet from yesterdays class and be prepared for a review on Monday and a Quiz on Tuesday.

12:00/1:00 Geometry-

Algebra 2/ Trigonometry-Today in class we completed our discussion of the reciprocal trig graphs. HW for Monday- Complete the worksheet from yesterdays class and be prepared for a review on Monday and a Quiz on Tuesday.

## Thursday, April 19, 2012

### Thursday, April 19

8:00 Geometry - Today in class we finished up our discussion of changing dimensions proportionally, and then discussed geometric probability as well. HW for Friday-page 633 #1-15 odd.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We incorporated our knowledge of area into a discussion of probability (Sec. 9.6). We used this sketch to assist in this discussion. HW for Friday - Complete pgs 626-627 #15-21, #25, #30-32.

Algebra 2 / Trig - Today in class we began our discussion of graphing the reciprocal trigonometric functions starting with sine and cosine. HW for Friday- look at and try the problems on the worksheet from class to be prepared to discuss them in class tomorrow.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We incorporated our knowledge of area into a discussion of probability (Sec. 9.6). We used this sketch to assist in this discussion. HW for Friday - Complete pgs 626-627 #15-21, #25, #30-32.

Algebra 2 / Trig - Today in class we began our discussion of graphing the reciprocal trigonometric functions starting with sine and cosine. HW for Friday- look at and try the problems on the worksheet from class to be prepared to discuss them in class tomorrow.

## Wednesday, April 18, 2012

### Wednesday, April 18

8:00 Geometry - Today we investigated the areas of graphs as figures were dilated. Homework for Thursday-Finish #11 on your packet and start to look at page 625 #9-21 odd.

12:00 /1:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of area, focusing on the effects that changing dimensions of a figure have on the area of the figure (Sec. 9.5). HW for Thursday - Complete the problems from the textbook that were assigned on Tuesday.

Algebra 2 /Trig - Today in class we discussed the packet from yesterdays class focusing on transforming the sine and cosine functions. We began our discussion of the tangent function. HW for Thursday-Finish the worksheet from class.

12:00 /1:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of area, focusing on the effects that changing dimensions of a figure have on the area of the figure (Sec. 9.5). HW for Thursday - Complete the problems from the textbook that were assigned on Tuesday.

Algebra 2 /Trig - Today in class we discussed the packet from yesterdays class focusing on transforming the sine and cosine functions. We began our discussion of the tangent function. HW for Thursday-Finish the worksheet from class.

## Tuesday, April 17, 2012

### Tuesday, April 17

Geometry - We continued our discussion of finding areas in the coordinate plane (Sec. 9.4) and took a quick quiz covering this material. We then began our discussion of Sec. 9.5, focusing on the effects of a dilation on the perimeter and area of a figure. HW for Wednesday - Complete pg 625 - 626 #1-7, #13-14, and #22.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of the graph for the sine and cosine functions (Sec. 14.1). HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet packet that was distributed in class today.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We continued our discussion of the graph for the sine and cosine functions (Sec. 14.1). HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet packet that was distributed in class today.

## Monday, April 16, 2012

### Monday, April 16th

8:00 Geometry- Look at this sketch for class today. Today in class we discussed how to find the area and perimeter of shapes in the coordinate plane. HW for Tuesday- page 620 #1-11 odd

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We discussed alternate methods for finding the area of figures in the coordinate plane (Sec. 9.4), focusing on the area addition postulate, "rectangulation", and Pick's Formula. HW for Tuesday - Open this sketch and find the area for each of the five figures provided. Check each answer using an alternative method for finding the area.

Algebra 2/Trig- Look at this sketch for class today. Today in class we looked at the graphs of the sine and cosine functions. HW for Tuesday- page 995 #13-23 odd.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We discussed alternate methods for finding the area of figures in the coordinate plane (Sec. 9.4), focusing on the area addition postulate, "rectangulation", and Pick's Formula. HW for Tuesday - Open this sketch and find the area for each of the five figures provided. Check each answer using an alternative method for finding the area.

Algebra 2/Trig- Look at this sketch for class today. Today in class we looked at the graphs of the sine and cosine functions. HW for Tuesday- page 995 #13-23 odd.

## Wednesday, April 11, 2012

### Thursday, April 12

Reminder ... we are on Schedule A tomorrow - Friday, April 13. 7:00 classes begin at 9:00 and 8:00 classes begin at 9:45.

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of area formulas, focusing on ways to calculate the areas of composite figures and non-common polygons (Sec. 9.3). HW for Friday - Complete pg 609 #2-5 and #7-12.

Note: We referred to the following links during our discussion in class today ...

Heron's Formula

Pick's Formula

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of area formulas, focusing on ways to calculate the areas of composite figures and non-common polygons (Sec. 9.3). HW for Friday - Complete pg 609 #2-5 and #7-12.

Note: We referred to the following links during our discussion in class today ...

Heron's Formula

Pick's Formula

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

### Wednesday, April 11

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of Sec. 9.2, focusing on the derivation for the formulas for the area and circumference of a circle. HW for Thursday - Complete pg 603 - 604 #7, #10-12, #16-17, #18-25, #29-31, and #34-37.

Note: The 8:00 section will take a quiz covering Sec. 9.1 - 9.3 on Friday, April 13.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

Note: The 8:00 section will take a quiz covering Sec. 9.1 - 9.3 on Friday, April 13.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Tuesday, April 10, 2012

### Tuesday, April 10

8:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 9.2, focusing on the perimeter and area formulas for regular polygons. HW for Wednesday - Answer the questions attached to this sketch. Additionally, complete pg 603 #6, #8, #14-15.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -Today we worked on the review on page 615 #1-12 in preparation for our quiz tomorrow. HW for Wednesday- complete the review and study for your quiz.

Algebra 2 / Trig - Today we had time to complete our test from Thursday. HW for Wednesday- Focus on completing the practice quiz in preparation for the group quiz tomorrow.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -Today we worked on the review on page 615 #1-12 in preparation for our quiz tomorrow. HW for Wednesday- complete the review and study for your quiz.

Algebra 2 / Trig - Today we had time to complete our test from Thursday. HW for Wednesday- Focus on completing the practice quiz in preparation for the group quiz tomorrow.

## Thursday, April 5, 2012

### Thursday, April 5

Enjoy the long weekend ... we'll see you again on Tuesday, April 10.

8:00 Geometry - We concluded our discussion of formulas for finding the area of various quadrilaterals (Sec. 9.1) and took a quick quiz covering that material. HW for Tuesday - View this sketchpad file and answer the attached questions.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

8:00 Geometry - We concluded our discussion of formulas for finding the area of various quadrilaterals (Sec. 9.1) and took a quick quiz covering that material. HW for Tuesday - View this sketchpad file and answer the attached questions.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Wednesday, April 4, 2012

### Wednesday, April 4

38:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of the area of quadrilaterals (Sec. 9.1), focusing on rhombi, kites, and trapezoids. HW for Thursday - Complete pgs 593 - 597 #7-9, #17-19, #30-36, #42, and #53-58.

12:00/1:00 Geometry-Today we began our discussion about the areas of regular problems as well as the derived equations about circles. In class we will look at a website showing the inscribed polygons in a circle. HW for Thursday- Complete the worksheet from class.

Algebra 2/Trig- We completed our review of Chapter 13 in class today. HW for Thursday- Be prepared for your test.

12:00/1:00 Geometry-Today we began our discussion about the areas of regular problems as well as the derived equations about circles. In class we will look at a website showing the inscribed polygons in a circle. HW for Thursday- Complete the worksheet from class.

Algebra 2/Trig- We completed our review of Chapter 13 in class today. HW for Thursday- Be prepared for your test.

## Tuesday, April 3, 2012

### Tuesday, April 3

8:00 Geometry- We continued our discussion of basic area formulas (Sec. 9.1), focusing on squares, rectangles, triangles, and parallelograms. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs.593 - 594 #1-5, #11-16, and #23-28.

12:00/1:00 Geometry- Today we finished our discussion of 9.1 talking about areas of kites and trapezoids. We will look at a GSP sketch to make conjectures about the equations for the areas. HW for Wednesday- Finish the worksheet that was handed out in class.

Algebra 2/Trig- Today we reviewed the the worksheet covering the law of sines and law of cosines and began our review for the chapter 13 test on Thursday. HW for Wednesday- Work on the the chapter review on page 976 and come prepared to ask questions.

12:00/1:00 Geometry- Today we finished our discussion of 9.1 talking about areas of kites and trapezoids. We will look at a GSP sketch to make conjectures about the equations for the areas. HW for Wednesday- Finish the worksheet that was handed out in class.

Algebra 2/Trig- Today we reviewed the the worksheet covering the law of sines and law of cosines and began our review for the chapter 13 test on Thursday. HW for Wednesday- Work on the the chapter review on page 976 and come prepared to ask questions.

## Monday, April 2, 2012

### Monday, April 2

8:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Chapter 9, focusing on the area of various quadrilaterals. Students will be asked to complete worksheet packet during class and submit it before the end of the hour. There is no additional HW for Tuesday.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - Today we started our discussion of chapter 9 covering the areas of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, and rhombuses. HW for Tuesday- Finish the worksheet from class.

Algebra 2 / Trig -Today we reviewed Law of Cosines and Law of Sines. HW for Tuesday- Finish the worksheet from class and begin to review for your test on Thursday.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - Today we started our discussion of chapter 9 covering the areas of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, and rhombuses. HW for Tuesday- Finish the worksheet from class.

Algebra 2 / Trig -Today we reviewed Law of Cosines and Law of Sines. HW for Tuesday- Finish the worksheet from class and begin to review for your test on Thursday.

## Friday, March 30, 2012

### Friday, March 30

All Geometry classes - We completed the first portion of the Ch. 6 Test in class today. HW for Monday - Complete the Take Home portion of the Ch. 6 Test.

Notes about the Take Home Test:

Notes about the Take Home Test:

**Algebra 2 / Trig - We investigated the Law of Cosines in class today. HW for Monday - Complete the 4 triangles that your partner created for you in class.**

- Students may use their notes, text, worksheets and/or internet research to assist them in the completion of the Take Home Test.

- Students should NOT get assistance from any human being other than Mr. Sondgeroth or Ms. Wilkinson.

- The Take Home portion of this test will be collected at the start of class on Monday, April 2.

- Any student who does NOT submit the Take Home Test on Monday will not be allowed to retake this assessment.

- Students may use their notes, text, worksheets and/or internet research to assist them in the completion of the Take Home Test.

- Students should NOT get assistance from any human being other than Mr. Sondgeroth or Ms. Wilkinson.

- The Take Home portion of this test will be collected at the start of class on Monday, April 2.

- Any student who does NOT submit the Take Home Test on Monday will not be allowed to retake this assessment.

### Thursday, March 29

8:00 Geometry - We concluded our review for the Ch. 6 Test by looking over Sec. 6.1 - 6.2. HW for Friday - Prepare for tomorrow's test covering Ch. 6.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We concluded our review for the Ch. 6 Test. HW for Friday - Prepare for tomorrow's test covering Ch. 6.

Algebra 2 / Trig - Since the juniors were gone the entire hour, we spent time reviewing the Law of Sines. HW for Friday -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We concluded our review for the Ch. 6 Test. HW for Friday - Prepare for tomorrow's test covering Ch. 6.

Algebra 2 / Trig - Since the juniors were gone the entire hour, we spent time reviewing the Law of Sines. HW for Friday -

## Wednesday, March 28, 2012

### Wednesday, March 28

8:00 Geometry - We continued our review for Friday's Ch. 6 Test by reviewing quizzes we have taken in this chapter. HW for Thursday - Complete pgs 440 - 441 #35-45 (odd), #46-48, #50-53, and #58-65.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - Today we continued our review for the Chapter 6 test on Friday. HW for Thursday- Work through the problems in the Chapter 6 review. pages 438-441

Algebra 2 / Trig- Today we finished our discussion of the Law of Sines. HW for Thursday- Complete the triangles your partner gave you, as well as book pages 963 #15-33 odd.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - Today we continued our review for the Chapter 6 test on Friday. HW for Thursday- Work through the problems in the Chapter 6 review. pages 438-441

Algebra 2 / Trig- Today we finished our discussion of the Law of Sines. HW for Thursday- Complete the triangles your partner gave you, as well as book pages 963 #15-33 odd.

## Tuesday, March 27, 2012

### Quiz Retakes for Geometry

All retakes in Ch. 6 did to be completed by the end of the day (4:00 pm) on Thursday, March 29.

- The Sec. 6.1 - 6.3 quiz may retaken ORALLY. You need to schedule a 10-15 minute appt. with either Mr. Sondgeroth or Ms. Wilkinson in order to do this.

- The Sec. 6.4 - 6.6 quiz will require approximately 30 - 45 minutes to complete. In order to retake this quiz, students must provide written proof that they have spent time reviewing /relearning this material. This "proof" could include: completion of missing HW, completion of activities from the online textbook, evidence of work with a tutor, etc.

- The Sec. 6.1 - 6.3 quiz may retaken ORALLY. You need to schedule a 10-15 minute appt. with either Mr. Sondgeroth or Ms. Wilkinson in order to do this.

- The Sec. 6.4 - 6.6 quiz will require approximately 30 - 45 minutes to complete. In order to retake this quiz, students must provide written proof that they have spent time reviewing /relearning this material. This "proof" could include: completion of missing HW, completion of activities from the online textbook, evidence of work with a tutor, etc.

### Tuesday, March 27

8:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz in class today covering Sec. 6.4 - 6.6. No HW for Wednesday.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We reviewed both quizzes from this chapter in preparation for Friday's test covering Ch. 6. HW for Wednesday - complete the review worksheets that were distributed in class on Monday.

NOTE: We will take a test covering Ch. 6 on FRIDAY, March 30.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We discussed Sec. 13.5, reviewing the Law of Sines and an alternate formula for finding the area of a triangle. HW for Wednesday - Find the lengths of the sides and the measures of the angles that you created in class today.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We reviewed both quizzes from this chapter in preparation for Friday's test covering Ch. 6. HW for Wednesday - complete the review worksheets that were distributed in class on Monday.

NOTE: We will take a test covering Ch. 6 on FRIDAY, March 30.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We discussed Sec. 13.5, reviewing the Law of Sines and an alternate formula for finding the area of a triangle. HW for Wednesday - Find the lengths of the sides and the measures of the angles that you created in class today.

### Monday, March 26

8:00 Geometry - We reviewed Sec. 6.4 - 6.6 in preparation for tomorrow's quiz covering special quadrilaterals. No HW for Tuesday, other than to prepare for Tuesday's quiz.

12:00 /1:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz in class covering Sec. 6.4 - 6.6. HW for Tuesday - Complete the review worksheets that were distributed in class today.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed a quiz in class today covering Sec. 13.1 - 13.4. No HW for Tuesday.

12:00 /1:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz in class covering Sec. 6.4 - 6.6. HW for Tuesday - Complete the review worksheets that were distributed in class today.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed a quiz in class today covering Sec. 13.1 - 13.4. No HW for Tuesday.

## Thursday, March 22, 2012

### Thursday, March 22

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of special quadrilaterals, focusing on ways to prove special parallelograms (Sec. 6.5) and identifying kites and parallelograms (Sec. 6.6). HW for Friday - Complete pgs 432 - 433 #4-12 and #14-25.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Wednesday, March 21, 2012

### Wednesday, March 21

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of special quadrilaterals (Sec. 6.4 - 6.5). HW for Thursday - Complete the 6.5 Technology Lab on pages 416 - 417 and complete pgs 422 - 423 #11-13, #14-19, and #24-27.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Tuesday, March 20, 2012

### Tuesday, March 20

Geometry - 8:00 - We continued our discussion of Sec. 6.4, completing proofs that required an understanding of the properties of rectangles and rhombi. HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet that was distributed in class today and then complete pgs 412 - 413 #17 and #34-35.

Geometry - 12:00 and 1:00 - We continued our discussion of Sec. 6.4, completing proofs that required an understanding of the properties of rectangles and rhombi. HW for Wednesday - Follow the lab activities sheet distributed at the end of the hour to talk about the proving special parallelograms.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We spent the hour "creating" the unit circle (Sec.13.3). HW for Wednesday - Fill in the chart for tomorrows class.

Geometry - 12:00 and 1:00 - We continued our discussion of Sec. 6.4, completing proofs that required an understanding of the properties of rectangles and rhombi. HW for Wednesday - Follow the lab activities sheet distributed at the end of the hour to talk about the proving special parallelograms.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We spent the hour "creating" the unit circle (Sec.13.3). HW for Wednesday - Fill in the chart for tomorrows class.

## Monday, March 19, 2012

### 3rd Quarter Grades

TENTATIVE 3rd Qtr grades have been posted on Skyward.

I returned from my leave of absence today, giving me more time to work with students wanting to retake various assessments. If you have a quiz or test that you would still like to retake, please send me an e-mail at SGrothfam@aol.com to arrange a time to meet.

Remember, 3rd qtr grades are "fluid". I can adjust/change them until the end of the semester. And ultimately, it is the semester grade that is the most important.

I returned from my leave of absence today, giving me more time to work with students wanting to retake various assessments. If you have a quiz or test that you would still like to retake, please send me an e-mail at SGrothfam@aol.com to arrange a time to meet.

Remember, 3rd qtr grades are "fluid". I can adjust/change them until the end of the semester. And ultimately, it is the semester grade that is the most important.

## Sunday, March 18, 2012

### Monday, March 19

Welcome Back #1 - I hope everyone enjoyed some beautiful weather during Spring Break!

Welcome Back #2 - Mr. Sondgeroth is back half-time as he recovers from hip replacement surgery.

Geometry - All classes - Use this sketch file to help you complete the guided notes sheet in class. HW will be distributed at the end of class. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs 412 - 413 #10-15 and #18-32.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We will work on an activity to introduce the Unit Circle. HW will be assigned at the end of class. No HW for Tuesday.

Welcome Back #2 - Mr. Sondgeroth is back half-time as he recovers from hip replacement surgery.

Geometry - All classes - Use this sketch file to help you complete the guided notes sheet in class. HW will be distributed at the end of class. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs 412 - 413 #10-15 and #18-32.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We will work on an activity to introduce the Unit Circle. HW will be assigned at the end of class. No HW for Tuesday.

## Thursday, March 8, 2012

### Thursday March 8

Geometry-today in class we took a quiz over sections 6.1-6.3. No HW for tomorrow

Algebra 2/Trig- Today in class we review sections 13.1 and 13.2. HW for Friday is complete the worksheet from class.

Algebra 2/Trig- Today in class we review sections 13.1 and 13.2. HW for Friday is complete the worksheet from class.

## Wednesday, March 7, 2012

### Wednesday, March 7

Geometry-Today in class we reviewed for the quiz over 6.1-6.3 tomorrow. HW for Thursday- page 407 #1-25

Algebra 2/Trig- Today in class we discussed 13.2 focusing on angles of rotation. HW for Thursday- page 940 #31-51 odd

Algebra 2/Trig- Today in class we discussed 13.2 focusing on angles of rotation. HW for Thursday- page 940 #31-51 odd

## Wednesday, February 29, 2012

### Thursday, March 1

### Wednesday, February 29

Geometry 8- Today in class we discussed vectors and finished talking about chapter 8. HW for Thursday finish packet and page 563 #5-17 odd.

Geometry 12/1- Today in class we discussed section 6.1 focusing on polygons. HW for Thursday- page 386 #16-21, 23, 25, 35, 37

Algebra 2 Trig- Today in class we finished up chapter 7 by talking about exponential and logarithmic regression. We worked on the practice B worksheet in class. HW for Thursday is to look at the chapter review and bring questions to the review tomorrow.

Geometry 12/1- Today in class we discussed section 6.1 focusing on polygons. HW for Thursday- page 386 #16-21, 23, 25, 35, 37

Algebra 2 Trig- Today in class we finished up chapter 7 by talking about exponential and logarithmic regression. We worked on the practice B worksheet in class. HW for Thursday is to look at the chapter review and bring questions to the review tomorrow.

## Wednesday, February 22, 2012

### Wednesday, February 22

8:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 8.1 - 8.3 in class today. HW for Thursday - Read Sec. 8.4 in the textbook and complete the HW packet distributed in class today.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We talked about angles of elevation and depression in class today and applied them to the questions in the packet. HW-finish the packet questions and work on page 547 #10-16.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed a quiz in class today. HW for Thursday - none

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry - We talked about angles of elevation and depression in class today and applied them to the questions in the packet. HW-finish the packet questions and work on page 547 #10-16.

Algebra 2 / Trig - We completed a quiz in class today. HW for Thursday - none

## Tuesday, February 21, 2012

### Tuesday, February 21

Geometry 8:00 - We reviewed Sec. 8.1 - 8.3 in preparation for tomorrow's quiz. No HW for Wednesday, other than to prepare for the quiz.

Geometry 12/1- Today in class we started section 8.3 focusing on the inverse trig functions. HW for Wednesday is to finish the worksheet.

Algebra 2/Trig- Today in class we reviewed for the quiz tomorrow, focusing on the review on page 521. HW for Wednesday is to be prepared for the quiz.

Geometry 12/1- Today in class we started section 8.3 focusing on the inverse trig functions. HW for Wednesday is to finish the worksheet.

Algebra 2/Trig- Today in class we reviewed for the quiz tomorrow, focusing on the review on page 521. HW for Wednesday is to be prepared for the quiz.

## Thursday, February 16, 2012

### Thursday, February 16

8:00 Geometry - Using the file below, we began our discussion of the basic trig ratios (Sec. 8.2). HW for Friday - Complete pgs. 521-522 #3-6, #9-13, #27-29 #36-37 and pgs. 529 #3-8, #22-27.

Open this file to complete the activitiy we discussed in class today.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

Open this file to complete the activitiy we discussed in class today.

12:00 / 1:00 Geometry -

Algebra 2 / Trig -

## Wednesday, February 15, 2012

### Wednesday, February 15

8:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Ch. 8, focusing on similarities and proportions that exist in a right triangle (Sec. 8.1). HW for Thursday - Complete the guided notes packet that was distributed in class today.

12:00/1:00 Geometry- Today we discussed section 8.2 which is the basics of right triangle trigonometry. For class today Look at this sketch to help you answer some questions in your packet. HW for Thursday- 8.2 #23-27 odd, 28-30, 37-43 odd.

Algebra 2/Trig- today we discussed 7.3 which is the beginning of Logarithmic functions. HW for Thursday- page 509, #17-29, 33, 34

12:00/1:00 Geometry- Today we discussed section 8.2 which is the basics of right triangle trigonometry. For class today Look at this sketch to help you answer some questions in your packet. HW for Thursday- 8.2 #23-27 odd, 28-30, 37-43 odd.

Algebra 2/Trig- today we discussed 7.3 which is the beginning of Logarithmic functions. HW for Thursday- page 509, #17-29, 33, 34

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