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8th-Grade Pre-AP

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The dates shown indicate the date the assignments were given.
These dates are chronological reading from the bottom and going up.
Unless otherwise indicated they are due on the first non-test school day following their assignment (usually, the next day).


The 1st Semester ends for this class on 20 DEC
    The 1st Semester Exam Will be given On 18 & 19 DEC.  Each day counts as a separate test.
The 3rd 6-Weeks and 1st Semester are ended for this class only.  Happy Holidays!


12/20  Assignment: In Class Review of First Semester


12/19  Semester Exam B (Calculator okay & Multiple Choice)


12/18  Semester Exam A (NO Calculator)


12/17  Assignment: In Class Review of First Semester


3rd  6-Weeks. Week 6


Students who will not be in school on the Semester Exam test dates need a
       note from home if they need to take the Semester Exam early.


12/14  Assignment: In Class Review of First Semester
                           Sem. Exam Monday (NO calculator) & Tuesday (MC+Calc.) - study


12/13  Assignment: In Class Review of First Semester             POW #6 due today
      S-4 & 5 due today              CML 


12/12  Assignment: In Class Review of First Semester  POW #6 due tomorrow +1
                                                                            S-4 & 5 for tomorrow        Test 10.1 today


12/11  Assignment: More Matrices WS#2, S-4&5 for Thurs.   Ch. 9 Test tomorrow
                     Solve linear systems using matrices                  POW #6 due Thurs. +2


12/10  Assignment: Intro to Matrices Worksheet 1         POW #6 due Thursday +3
           S - 1, 2, 3, are assigned with the answers on the back to be used
                as you see fit.  S-4 & 5 will be graded Thursday.    Quiz Ch.10 tomorrow
3rd  6-Weeks. Week 5



12/07  Assignment: In class review of Chapter 9                                POW #6 Thurs.
                                                                                                                      Ch. 9 Test Weds.


12/06  Assignment: In class review of Chapter 10.                      POW #6 due 12/13


12/05  Assignment:  More Factoring Techniques.                          Quiz 10.1 today
                                                                                                          POW #6 due 12/13


12/04  Assignment: #10-6b, read p. 429 433, p. 433 & 434, 21 50, 3rds.
                                            POW #6 due 12/13                         Ch. 10 quiz tomorrow.


12/03    In class review Ch. 10           POW #6 due 12/13        Quiz 10.1 Wednesday
3rd  6-Weeks. Week 4

             The 3rd 6-Weeks & 1st Semester end for this class on 20 DEC
                  The 1st Semester Exam Will be given On 18 & 19 DEC.




11/30            POW #6 due 12/13                                     Leadership Retreat


11/29            POW #6 due 12/13                                      Leadership Retreat


11/28  Assignment: #10-6, read p. 429 433, p. 433 & 434, 1 20, evens.
                                                                                                     POW #6 due 12/13


11/27  Assignment #10-9, read p. 407-453, p. 453&454, 1-5 + 11
                                                                                 POW #6 due 12/13.    Quiz 9.2


11/26  Assignment #10-7, read p. 434-438, p. 438 & 439, 4-40, evens
                                                                                           P.O.W. #6, Due  <=12/13
3rd 6-Weeks Week 3
                                    Chapter 10, More Operations With Polynomials



11/16  Hard work pays off - No Homework Enjoy Thanksgiving!
                                                                                       P.O.W. #6  Due  <= 12/13


11/15  Assignment #10-5, read p. 425 - 427, p. 427 & 428, 1 - 34, evens.
                                  P.O.W. #6  Due <= 12/13.       Chapter 9 Test 9.1 today
                                          AMC 8 today MC            POW #11/15 due today


11/14  Assignment #10-4B, read p. 421 - 423, p. 424, 31 - 50, evens
                                   POW #5 due tomorrow+1    P.O.W. #6 - Due  <= 12/13


11/13  Assignment #9-9, Review for Chapter 9 for Test Tomorrow.
            Assignment #10-4, read p. 421 - 423, p. 423 & 424, 1 - 30, evens.
                                 POW #5 due Thursday+2                      Quiz 9.1 today


11/12  Assignment #10-2,  read p. 413 - 416, p. 417 & 418, 1 - 60, 4ths
            Assignment #10-3, read p. 418 - 420, p. 420 & 421, 1 - 50, 3rds.
            POW #6, Read p. 264 - 266, p. 266 - 269, 1 - 18, all.  Due  <=12/13
                                                POW #5 due Thursday+2    Quiz 9.1 tomorrow
           The 3rd 6-Weeks & 1st Semester end for this class on 20 DEC
                  The 1st Semester Exam Will be given On 18 & 19 DEC
3rd  6-Weeks.  Week 2
                                        Week 14: Chapter 9, Properties of Exponents




11/09  Assignment Chapter 9 Review Worksheet B, all
                                     POW #11/15 due on 11/15 & #12/13 due of 13 DEC
                  First Semester Ends for this class only on 20 December.


11/08  Assignment #10-1, read p. 411 & 412, p. 412 & 413, 1 - 22, evens.
                  PS Quiz today.      POW due 11/15+5        P.O.W. Due 12/13.


11/07  Assignment #9-8, read p. 407, p. 408 & 409, 1 - 6, all.
                                                      POW due 11/15 (Height vs. Shoe Size)
              P.O.W. #6, Read p. 264 - 266, p. 266 - 269, 1 - 18, all.  Due 12/13


REMINDER: The 1st Semester, for this class only, ends 20 December
                      The 1st Semester Exam will be given on 18 & 19 DEC.


11/06  Assignment Chapter 9 Review Worksheet A, all for Thursday.


11/05  Assignment #9-7, read p. 403, p. 404 - 407, 1 - 20, evens.
            Review scattered data & regression.
                                          POW #11/15 due 11/15 (Height vs. Shoe Size)
       P.O.W. #12/13, Read p. 264 - 266, p. 266 - 269, 1 - 18, all.  Due 12/13
3rd 6-Weeks, Week 1
             Intro. Chapter 9: Properties of Exponents




       3rd 6-Weeks begins today for this class only!

11/02  Assignment #6-21, & #6-21b, review Chapter 6,7, &  9
          CML 1 today                  regression for the 6-weeks test Tuesday. 
                                                                      POW 5 due 11/15 (Height vs. Shoe Size)
                       P.O.W. #6, Read p. 264 - 266, p. 266 - 269, 1 - 18, all.  Due <= 12/12



11/01  Assignment #9-6b, read p. 394 - 400, p. 400 - 403, 1 - 86, evens NAD.
                                                 POW 11/15 due 11/15         2nd 6-weeks test today.
                             P.O.W. #6, Read p. 264 - 266, p. 266 - 269, 1 - 18, all.  Due 12/12


10/31  Assignment #9-6, read p. 394 400, 
                                            p. 400 403, 1 86 4ths.             6-Wks. Test tomorrow
Chapter 9: Properties of Exponents                                     POW 11/15 due 11/15


10/30  Assignment #7-12, Review Handout, 1 - 14, all,     POW 11/15 due 11/15


10/29  Assignment #7-11, Chapter 7 Self-Test,
                 read p. 335 & 336,  p. 336 & 337, 6 - 13, all.
2nd  6-Weeks, Week 5                                    POW #4, Ship Shape, due Today
                                         Chapter 9, Exponentiation




10/26  Assignment #7-10f, review Chapter 6 & 7;
                   POW Ship Shape, due 10/29 +1.      6-Wks Test Thurs. 1 Nov.


10/25  Assignment #9-5b, read p. 387 - 391, p. 391 - 394, 1 - 110, 3rds.
                                       POW Ship Shape, due 10/29 +2.       Test 7.3 today


10/24  Assignment, in class review of Chapter 7.                 WA today
                                  POW Ship Shape, due 10/29 +3.   Test 7.3 tomorrow


10/23  Assignment #9-5, read p. 387 - 391, p. 391 - 394, 1 110, 5ths.
                    POW due 10/29 +4.    WA Due tomorrow +1   Quiz 7.3 today


10/22  Assignment #9-4b, read p. 367 385, in class review.
                               Quiz 7.3 tomorrow, Test 7.3 Thurs.
 2nd  6-Week, Week 4           POW #4 due 10/29.   WA due Wednesday, +2.
                               Chapter 9: Properties of Exponents




10/19  Assignment #9-4, read p. 380 - 385, p. 385 - 387, 1 - 60, evens. Test 7.2 now
                                            Quiz 7.3 Tues.     POW #4 due 10/29     WA Due Weds.+3


10/18  Assignment #9-3b, read p. 374 - 378, p. 378 - 380, 1 - 100, 4ths NAD.
                                                                       POW #4, Ship Shape, due 10/29.         WA +4 


10/17  Assignment #9-3, read p. 374 - 378, p. 378-380, 1 - 100, thirds.
                                                     WA due 24 0CT +5     POW #4, due 10/29.   Test Friday


10/16  Assignment #9-2, read p. 369-372, p. 372&373, 1-30, evens.    Quiz 7.2 today
                                               WA due 10/24.    POW #4, due 10/29.      Test 7.2 Friday


10/15  Assignment #9-1, read p. 367 & 368, p. 369, 1 - 21, all.             Quiz tomorrow
2nd  6-Weeks, Week 3         Week 9: Properties of Exponents




10/12  Assignment #7-10d, read p. 320 - 324, p. 325 - 335, 1 - 41, evens NAD.
                                    Review Ch. 7       Test Ch.7 Wednesday. Test 6.2 today
                        POW #3, due today    POW #10/30, due 10/29     WA due 10/24


10/11  Assignment #7-10c, read p. 320-324, p. 329-333, 21-41, 3rds. Begin on #21
                      POW due tomorrow +1     POW #4, due 10/24        Test 6.2 tomorrow


10/10  Assignment #7-10, read p. 320-324, p. 325-329, 1-18, thirds. 
                                          WA #2 Due 10/24.    POW due Fri. +2     Test Ch. 6 Friday


10/09  Assignment #6-19, regression and functions handout.     Test Ch. 6 Friday
           Assignment #7-6b, review Chapter 7.   WA #2 Due 10/24   POW #3, due Fri.


10/08  Columbus Day Holiday     POW due Fri.+4      WA Due 10/24     Test 6.2 Fri.
 2nd 6-Weeks, Week 1
                                   Week 8: Finish Quadratic Review; Intro to Regression




10/05  Assignment #6-18, regression and functions handout.  POW #3 due 10/12 +5
                     Quiz Tues, Test Thurs.      Test Chapter 6 on Weds          WA #2 Due 10/24


10/04  Assignment #6-17 handout on regression & functions.                 WA due 10/24
                                                                                             WA #2 Due 10/24.    Quiz 7.1 today


10/03  Assignment #6-16, complete front & back,  Notes on functions on GD
                                                                              POW #10/12 Car Rental Problem due 10/12


10/02  Assignment 6-13c Chapter 7 review Handout.                Quiz Ch. 6.1 today
                                                                                                              Quiz Chapter 7 Thursday


10/01  Assignment 6-13a &b, in class review of Chapters 6 & 7        Quiz Ch. 7 Thurs.
            Assignment #7-2b Chapter 7 review Handout.                     Quiz Tomorrow Ch6
2nd 6-Weeks Week 1
 Week 7: Finish Quadratic Review




09/28  Assignment #7-1b, Chapter 7 Review Handout                           Quiz 6.1 Tuesday
                                                         POW #3, due Wednesday, 10/13.    Car Rental Problem


09/27  Assignment #6-14, review handout on 6-9, & 6-10, 1 - 6, all.     Quiz 6.1 Tuesday
                                               New 6-Wks Begins Now          POW due today by 9pm


09/26  Assignment #6-12, Review Handout, 1 19, all               1st 6-Weeks Test
                                                      POW #3, due Wednesday, 10/13.      Car Rental Problem


09/25  Assignment #7-9b, read p. 314 - 318, p. 319, 21 - 40, evens.
                                                 POW #2, due Thursday             1st 6-Weeks Test tomorrow
                                                       POW #3, due Wednesday, 10/13.    Car Rental Problem 


09/24  Assignment #6-11, Read Chapter 6, p. 263 & 264, 3 to 9, all. 
                                                                         POW Due Thursday  1st 6-Weeks Test Weds
End 1st 6-Weeks & Begin 2nd 6-Weeks on Friday
  Week 6: Continue Quadratic Review + Equations Containing Two Variables 




09/21  Assignment #7-9, read p. 314 - 318, p. 318 & 319, 1 - 20, evens   Quiz T-1 today
           Assignment #6-5b, review for the      6-Weeks Test, Weds.  POW due Weds. +3


09/20  Assignment #6-9, read p. 247 - 250, p. 251 - 257, 1 - 18, evens, for Mon. 
           Assignment #6-10, read p. 258 - 260, p. 261, 1 - 40, 4ths.     P OW #1due 9/26+4


09/19     Holiday                                               Quiz Friday            P OW #1due 9/26+5


09/18  Assignment #7-8, read p. 310-311, p. 313&314, 1-34, evens.             Quiz Friday
           Assignment #6-8, read p.244-245, p. 245-247, 1-50, fifths.   POW #2 due 9/26+5
                                                                                                     6-Weeks Test Next Weds 


09/17  Assignment #7-7, read p. 307 - 309, p. 309, 1 - 12, all.                 Taxi Quiz Friday
   (Odds on calculator, evens on paper.)
           Assignment #7-6e, in class review of Chapter 7-1 thru 6.              POW due 9/26 
1st 6-Weeks, Week 5
                                      Review Quadratics & Continue Equations With 2 Variables




09/14  Assignment #5-12, in class review Ch. 5;   Quiz Ch. 6 on Tues.   Test Today
           Assignment #7-6d, in class review of Chapter 7             POW #9/27 due 9/27. 


09/13  Assignment #6-5, read p. 229 - 231, p. 232 & 233, 1 - 48, fourths. 
                   POW #9/27 due 9/27.         POW due today before 9pm.   Test tomorrow


09/12  Assignment #6-3, read p. 219 - 223, p. 224, 10 - 32, evens.            Test Friday
           Assignment #6-4, read p. 225 - 227, p. 228 & 229, 1 - 40, fourths.
                                                                                            POW #9/13 due tomorrow +1


09/11  Assignment #6-2, read p. 214 - 217,  p. 218 & 219, 1 - 36, fourths.  Test Friday
                   In class review of Chapters 1 through 5.          Quiz over 5-1 to 5-8 today.
                                                                                                       POW due Thursday +2


09/10  Assignment #4-5, read p. 145-147, p. 148 & 149, 9-32, evens.   Quiz tomorrow
           Assignment #6-1 Memorize the Quadratic Formula           POW due Thurs. +3
1st 6-Weeks. Week 4                                                                                        Test Friday
          Ch. 6 covers Quadratics, including Problem Solving, this is a Review section.




09/07  Assignment #5-10, read p. 205-209, p. 209&210, 1-52, fifths      POW due Thurs.
           Assign. #5-11, read p. 211, p. 211 & 212, 2b - 10d, all, 
                    on # 5, 6, 7, & 8 do the left column only Quiz Tues. Test Thurs.


09/06  Assignment # T-3 & T-4 (T-3,all, evens on T-4)  Introduction to the TI-84+
           Assignment #7-6c, read p. 298 - 303, p. 304 - 307, 1 - 30, 3rds, 31 - 55, evens.
                                                                                 POW #1 due 9/13          Test 4.1 today


09/05  Assignment #T-1 & T-2.  Introduction to the TI-84+.                        POW due 9/13 
           Assignment #7-6b, read p. 298 - 303, p. 305 - 307, 33 - 55, 3rds (begin #33).


09/04  Assignment #5-8 & 5-9, read p. 195 - 203, 
 p.198 & 199, 10 - 60, 5ths. p. 204, 10 - 40, 4ths, begin both with #10.
           Assignment #7-6, read p. 298 303, p. 304 1 30, no graphs.  Quiz 2.1 today
                                              Test Thurs.,  Ch. 1 to 4, + problem solving.     POW due 9/13


09/03  Enjoy your Labor Day Holiday.                                                            POW due 9/13
                                                  Quiz tomorrow  Chap. 1 - 4, including problem solving
 1st 6-Weeks Week 3  Review Chapter 5, Polynomials (Review section) + 
                 Chapter 7, Expressions & Equations Containing 2 Variables 





08/31 Assignment #5-5, 5-6, & 5-7, read p. 183 - 193,            review for Quiz Tuesday,
            p. 186, begin with #22 and do 4ths through #44, p. 190, begin with #16
                     and do 4ths through #40, a, d, & e,  p. 194 & 195, 1 - 50, 5ths.
          Assignment #7-5b, read p. 291 - 297, p. 298, 11-34, evens, 
                                                  graph using m-rapid graphing.          P.O.W. #1 due 09/13


08/30 Assignment #5-2, 5-3 & 5-4 read p. 167 - 181, p. 171 & 172, 1 - 60, fifths,
                            p. 176 & 177, begin with #20 and do 5ths, through #60,
                            p. 182, 20 - 55, 5ths + # 56.                                         P.O.W. #1 due 09/13
          Assignment #7-5, read p. 291-297, p. 297, 1-10, evens, use m-formula, no graphs.
                        p. 298, begin with #12-34, 3rds, make graphs.
                                                 Test 1.1 today (CH. 1,2,3&4, only).  No Calculator
Chapter 5 in the book covers Polynomials.  This is a review section.


08/29 Assignment #4-6b, Read P. 149 - 151, p. 154-161, 9-22, evens. Test Tomorrow
          Assignment #7-4, read p. 286 - 288,
                   p. 289 - 291, 1 - 28, evens, with graphs on 4ths - intercepts on all.
                   + review for Test. Study notes, book, and assignments for test tomorrow.
                                                                                                          (Ch. 1,2,3&4, only) NC


08/28 Assignment #4-7, Read P. 130-149, p. 162&163, 1-20, evens,
                                                                            calculator ok on 12-14, only.  WA Due 9pm
          Assignment #7-4, read p. 286 - 288, p. 289 - 291, 1 - 28, evens, without graphs.
                   In class review of Assignment #7-1 & 2  POW #1 due 9-13.  Test Thursday.


08/27 Assignment #4-6, Read P. 149 - 151, p. 154 & 155, 1 - 8, evens.  POW due 09/13.
                                                               Test Thursday, Ch 1,2,3,&4. NO CALCULATOR!
          Assignment #7-3, read p. 281 - 285, p. 285, 1 - 20, evens.  Calc OK ON Ch. 7


Chapter 7, Expressions & Equations Containing 2 Variables. This is a review section
Week 2:  Review Equation Solving           P.O.W. #9/13 Beans Due before 9pm on 9/13
1st 6-Weeks, Week 2.




8/24  Assignment #1-6&7, read p. 24-30, Worksheet, 1-20, all.           WA #1 due Tuesday
                               Quiz Tuesday over 1st 7 sections of Chapter 1, including vocabulary.


8/23  Assignment # 1-5, read p. 22 & 23, Worksheet, 1-24, all.           WA #1 due Tuesday


8/22  Assignment # 3, read p. 2 - 14, Worksheet 38 57, all. NO CALC.  WA #1 due Tues. 


8/21  Assignment # 2, read p. 2 - 14, Worksheet 20 37, all, NO CALCULATOR 
                                                                 Return book form.                                  WA #1 due Tue


8/20  Read Forward to Students, in the textbook. Register SAT for Sat, 1 Dec WA #1
         Assignment #1, read p. 2 - 14, Worksheet 1 19, all   NO CALCULATOR 
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