Welcome to Algebra I!
Algebra I Standard Course of Study



Instructor: Mr. Cooper

Text: Prentice Hall Mathematics - Algebra I

Materials: Pencils, composition notebook, laptop, folder, and calculator (optional).


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Syllabus 2010-2011:

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MR. COOPER'S CAMPFIRE SCHEDULE:

MONDAY: REQUIRED READING DAY

TUESDAY: HIGH SCHOOL WORK

WEDNESDAY: COLLEGE WORK

THURSDAY: BOOK DISCUSSION (CAMPFIRE CURRICULUM)



Agenda:

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Monday, Aug. 1 - Work Day
Tuesday, Aug. 2 - Work Day
Wednesday, Aug. 3 - Work Day
Thursday, Aug. 4 - First Day of School
Friday, Aug. 5 - Family Celebration
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Monday, Aug. 8 - Order of Operations
Tuesday, Aug. 9 - ECU Field Trip
Wednesday, Aug. 10 - Exploring Real Numbers
Thursday, Aug. 11 - Simplifying and Evaluating Expressions
Friday, Aug. 12 - Vocab Quiz / Critical Thinking
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Monday, Aug. 15 - Matrices
Tuesday, Aug. 16 - Simple Equations
Wednesday, Aug. 17 - Complex Equations
Thursday, Aug. 18 - TEST
Friday, Aug. 19 - Vocab. Quiz / Critical Thinking
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Monday, Aug. 22 - Equations and Formulas
Tuesday, Aug. 23 - Equations and Formulas
Wednesday, Aug. 24 - Recap
Thursday, Aug. 25 - Inequalities
Friday, Aug. 26 - Service Learning Day
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Monday, Aug. 29 - OFF
Tuesday, Aug. 30 - OFF
Wednesday, Aug. 31 - Inequalities
Thursday, Sept. 1 - Compound Inequalities
Friday, Sept. 2 - OFF
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Monday, Sept. 5 - OFF
Tuesday, Sept. 6 - Compound Inequalities
Wednesday, Sept. 7 - Absolute Value Equations / Inequalities
Thursday, Sept. 8 - Test
Friday, Sept. 9 - Vocab. Quiz / Critical Thinking
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Monday, Sept. 12 - Overview: Equations and Inequalities
Tuesday, Sept. 13 - Ratios and Proportions
Wednesday, Sept. 14 - Percents
Thursday, Sept. 15 - Class Scape Test
Friday, Sept. 16 - Vocab Quiz / Crtical Thinking
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Monday, Sept. 19 - EOQ Review
Tuesday, Sept. 20 - EOQ Review
Wednesday, Sept. 21 - Mountain Field Trip
Thursday, Sept. 22 - Mountain Field Trip
Friday, Sept. 23 - Mountain Field Trip
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Monday, Sept. 26 - Relations and Functions
Tuesday, Sept. 27 - Writing Functions
Wednesday, Sept. 28 - Direct Variation
Thursday, Sept. 29 - Test
Friday, Sept. 30 - Vocab Quiz / Critical Thinking
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Monday, Oct. 3 - Overview of Functions
Tuesday, Oct. 4 - Rate of Change and Slope
Wednesday, Oct. 5 - Slope - Intercept Form
Thursday, Oct. 6 - Class Scape Test
Friday, Oct. 7 - Vocab Quiz and Critical Thinking
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Monday, Oct. 10 - Basics of Graphing
Tuesday, Oct. 11 - Teacher Work Day (No Students)
Wednesday, Oct. 12 - Fall Break (No School)
Thursday, Oct. 13 - Fall Break (No School)
Friday, Oct. 14 - Fall Break (No School)
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Monday, Oct. 17 - Basics of Graphing
Tuesday, Oct. 18 - Slope - Intercept Form
Wednesday, Oct. 19 - Linear Equations Matching Project
Thursday, Oct. 20 - Standard Form / Point - Slope Form
Friday, Oct. 21 - Review
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Monday, Oct. 24 - Overview of Linear Forms
Tuesday, Oct. 25 - Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Wednesday, Oct. 26 - Review
Thursday, Oct. 27 - TEST
Friday, Oct. 28 - Critical Thinking Skills
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Monday, Oct. 31 - EOQ Review
Tuesday, Nov. 1 - Algebra I EOQ
Wednesday, Nov. 2 - Independent Study
Thursday, Nov. 3 - English I EOQ
Friday, Nov. 4 - Family Celebration
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Monday, Nov. 7 - EOQ Overview
Tuesday, Nov. 8 - Remediation
Wednesday, Nov. 9 - Scatter Plots
Thursday, Nov. 10 - Service Learning
Friday, Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day
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Monday, Nov. 14 - Laws of Exponents
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Laws of Exponents (continued)
Wednesday, Nov. 16 - Waste Water Treatment Field Trip
Thursday, Nov. 17 - Grover C. Fields Play Field Trip
Friday, Nov. 18 - Critical Thinking
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Monday, Nov. 21 - Review
Tuesday, Nov. 22 - TEST
Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Half Day
Thursday, Nov. 24 - THANKSGIVING
Friday, Nov. 25 - OFF
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Monday, Nov. 28 - Overview: Laws of Exponents
Tuesday, Nov. 29 - Systems of Equations
Wednesday, Nov. 30 - Systems of Equations
Thursday, Dec. 1 - West Craven Play / Quiz
Friday, Dec. 2 - Critical Thinking
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Monday, Dec. 5 - Systems of Equations
Tuesday, Dec. 6 - Systems of Equations
Wednesday, Dec. 7 - Review
Thursday, Dec. 8 - Review
Friday, Dec. 9 - Critical Thinking
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Monday, Dec. 12 - Review
Tuesday, Dec. 13 - Algebra EOQ
Wednesday, Dec. 14 - Overview EOQ
Thursday, Dec. 15 - Overview EOQ
Friday, Dec. 16 - Overview EOQ
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Monday, Dec. 19 - OFF
Tuesday, Dec. 20 - Work Day
Wednesday, Dec. 21 - Work Day
Thursday, Dec. 22 - OFF
Friday, Dec. 23 - OFF
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Monday, Jan. 2 - OFF
Tuesday, Jan. 3 - Protected Workday
Wednesday, Jan. 4 - Review of Systems
Thursday, Jan. 5 - Application of Systems
Friday, Jan. 6 - Quiz
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Monday, Jan. 9 - Application of Systems
Tuesday, Jan. 10 - Systems of Inequalities
Wednesday, Jan. 11 - Review
Thursday, Jan. 12 - TEST
Friday, Jan. 13 - Overview: Laws of Exponents and Scientific Notation
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Monday, Jan. 16 - MLK Day (OFF)
Tuesday, Jan. 17 - Review of Exponential Material
Wednesday, Jan. 18 - Overview: Systems of Inequalities
Thursday, Jan. 19 - QUIZ
Friday, Jan. 20 - Exponential Functions
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Monday, Jan 23 - Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Tuesday, Jan. 24 - Exponential Functions
Wednesday, Jan. 25 - Exponential Growth and Compound Interest
Thursday, Jan. 26 - QUIZ
Friday, Jan. 27 - Test-Taking Skills
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Monday, Jan. 30 - Exponential Growth and Compund Interest
Tuesday, Jan. 31 - Exponential Decay and Half Life
Wednesday, Feb. 1 - Review
Thursday, Feb. 2 - TEST
Friday, Feb. 3 - Test-Taking Skills / School-Wide Assembly
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Monday, Feb. 6 - Overview: Exponential Functions
Tuesday, Feb. 7 - Introduction to Polynomials
Wednesday, Feb. 8 - Field Trip
Thursday, Feb. 9 - FOIL
Friday, Feb. 10 - QUIZ
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Monday, Feb. 13 - Multiplying Polynomials
Tuesday, Feb. 14 - Factoring (GCF)
Wednesday, Feb. 15 - Factoring
Thursday, Feb. 16 - QUIZ
Friday, Feb. 17 - Factoring
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Monday, Feb. 20 - President's Day
Tuesday, Feb. 21 - Operations of Polynomials / Basic Factoring
Wednesday, Feb. 22 - Factoring Trinomials
Thursday, Feb. 23 - Teacher Swap / Review Activities
Friday, Feb. 24 - Review Activities
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Monday, Feb. 27 - EOQ Review
Tuesday, Feb. 28 - Algebra EOQ
Wednesday, Feb. 29 - English EOQ
Thursday, March 1 - Raleigh Field Trip
Friday, March 2 - Raleigh Field Trip
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Monday, March 5 - Factoring Trinomials
Tuesday, March 6 - Advanced Factoring
Wednesday, March 7 - Overview: 3rd EOQ
Thursday, March 8 - Overview: 3rd EOQ
Friday, March 9 - Job Shadowing
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Monday, March 12 - No School / PW Day
Tuesday, March 13 - Overview: EOQ 3
Wednesday, March 14 - Overview: EOQ 3
Thursday, March 15 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Friday, March 16 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
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Monday, March 19 - Overview: EOQ 3
Tuesday, March, 20 - Overview: Factoring Polynomials
Wednesday, March, 21 - TEST
Thursday, March 22 - Intro to Quadratics
Friday, March 23 - Family Celebration
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Monday, March 26 - Solving Quadratic Equations
Tuesday, March 27 - Graphing and Solving Quadratic Equations
Wednesday, March 28 - QUIZ
Thursday, March 29 - Quadratic Formula
Friday, March 30 - Problem Solving and Test-Taking Skills
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Monday, April 2 - Spring Break
Tuesday. April 3 - Spring Break
Wednesday, April 4 - Spring Break
Thursday, April 5 - Spring Break
Friday, April 6 - Spring Break
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Monday, April 9 - OFF
Tuesday, April 10 - Review of Quadratics
Wednesday, April 11 - Quadratic Formula
Thursday, April 12 - Quadratic Formula
Friday, April 13 - Test-Taking Skills
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Monday, April 16 - Review of Quadratics
Tuesday, April 17 - TEST
Wednesday, April 18 - Pythagorean Theorem
Thursday, April 19 - Distance Formula and Midpoint Formula
Friday, April 20 - Test-Taking Skills / Legally Blonde Play
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Monday, April 23 - Distance and Midpoint Formula Overview
Tuesday, April 24 - Operations with Radicals
Wednesday, April 25 - "School Daze" / Radical Equations
Thursday, April 26 - TEST
Friday, April 27 - Test-Taking Skills
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Monday, April 30 - Simplifying Rational Expressions
Tuesday, May 1 - Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
Wednesday, May 2 - Rational Equations
Thursday, May 3 - EOC Review
Friday, May 4 - Test-Taking Skills
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Monday, May 7 - EOC Review
Tuesday, May 8 - EOC Review
Wednesday, May 9 - Algebra I EOC
Thursday, May 10 - English I EOC
Friday, May 11 - Celebration
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Monday, May 14 - Independent Work
Tuesday, May 15 - Independent Work
Wednesday, May 16 - Independent Work
Thursday, May 17 - Culture Project
Friday, May 18 - Cooper's Wedding
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Monday, May 21 - Culture Project
Tuesday, May 22 - Culture Project
Wednesday, May 23 - Culture Presentation
Thursday, May 24 - Field Day
Friday, May 25 - OFF
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