Welcome to Algebra 4 SPRING semester!
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Class meets at 1950 Pacific Ave in the Orange Room
My email is townbey@tacoma.k12.wa.us
What can you do to get more support?
 There's after school tutoring in the Math Lab at 1950 (Mon  Thurs 3:304:30)
 Come to class early (or stay late) to ask questions or to make sure your Algebra Journal is updated and that you have all the materials you need
Daily Log
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Module 3  Polynomial Functions
TO DOWNLOAD MODULE 3 PACKET:
http://www.mathematicsvisionproject.org/uploads/1/1/6/3/11636986/sec3_mod3_polyfun_se_32414.pdf
Day 5  April 24, 2017
Learning Target
Students will graph polynomials from roots and apply the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Notes/Classwork
Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Degree of polynomial and its relation to number of roots(zeros, xintercepts) and curves of the graph
Pages 2829 #18
Homework
worksheet "Zeros of Polynomials"
Day 4  April 19, 2017
Learning Target
Identify and describe key features of a graph: domain, range, intervals of increase/decrease, zeroes(roots, xintercepts), yintercept, max/min, end behavior
Notes/Classwork
Using desmos.com do problems on page 22 #18, list key features on a separate sheet of paper
Homework
Page 2425 #17 (skip #2)
Day 3  April 17, 2017
Learning Target
Combining polynomials graphically and algebraically
Notes/Classwork
In class practice on p.1718 #110 and p.6 #1622
Homework
pages 1921 #711, 2024
page 9 #13
Day 2  April 12, 2017
Learning Target
Describe end behavior of functions given different representations
Notes/Classwork
Module 3, lesson 3.3  "All About Behavior"
Page 7 #15  use desmos.com to graph each function, sketch each graph, describe end behavior, name type of function and degree(if polynomial). Graphic organizer is available in documents.
What did you notice about end behavior? Shapes of graphs? Can you predict shape of graph from equation?
Homework
Module 3  page 1416 #710 and #2429
Day 1  April 10, 2017
Learning Target
Ordering functions based on growth rate
Notes/Classwork
Module 3  Polynomial Functions
page 7 #15, use the value of x=100 for question 3 and x = 100 for question 4
Discuss end behavior and shapes of graphs  informally
Homework
page 10 # 1316
Module 2  Logarithmic Functions
TO DOWNLOAD THE MODULE 2 PACKETS:
http://www.mathematicsvisionproject.org/uploads/1/1/6/3/11636986/sec3_mod2_logfun_se_041214.pdf
Day 3 March 1314 (March 9 for 8th period)
Learning Target
Able to identify horizontal and vertical shift of logarithm graph
Notes/Classwork
Review of creating table for a logarithm function and graphing log function
Identifying horizontal and vertical shift of logarithm graph and the corresponding changes in the equation
Homework
page 15 #18 and page 16 #1121 odds
Day 2 March 89 (March 7 for 8th period)
Learning Target
Able to write a log function from an exponenet and vice versa
Able to give whole number answer to a logarithm using the idea of the inverse of an exponent
Notes/classwork
How to write log as an exponent and exponent as a log
Practice problems in class
Page 45 #18
Homework
Page 8 #8 and 10, Page 9 #1728
Day 1 March 67, 2017 (March 2 for 8th period)
Learning Target
Demonstrate knowledge of Inverse Functions
Connect exponent function with logarithmic function
Notes and Classwork
Unit 1 test on Inverse Functions
Creating a table for y=2^x and y=(1/2)^x
Connecting the parts of a logarithm to the parts of an exponent.
Homework
p.7 #16 of Module 2
Module 1  Functions and Their Inverses
TO DOWNLOAD THE MODULE 1 PACKETS:
http://www.mathematicsvisionproject.org/uploads/1/1/6/3/11636986/sec3_mod1_funinv_se_31213.pdf
Day 8 and 9 February 2728 and March 1, 2017
Learning Target
To prepare for Module 1 unit test
Notes and Classwork
Stations with unit practice:
finding inverse of functions algebraically
finding inverse of tables and graphs
composing functions
THERE ARE WORKSHEETS IN THE DOCUMENTS TAB THAT WILL GIVE YOU EXTRA PRACTICE look for "Practice Properties of Exponents" and "Practice Function Inverses"
Homework
Review homework and classwork and notes
Create 3"x5" page of notes for use on the Module 1 Unit Test
Day 7 February 2223, 2017
Learning Target
Be able to use the properties of exponents to expand or simplify expressions with exponents
Notes and Classwork
Fill out Exponent Rule graphic organizer during discussion/presentation
Practice with exponent rules in class
Homework
Properties of exponents worksheet #16, #727 (odds)
Day 6 February 1516, 2017
Learning Target
Given a simple function students will be able to write its inverse
Notes and Classwork
1.4 Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat #17, skip #3
Notes: Inverse notation, function notation vs. ordered pair, exponent product and quotient rule
Homework
P. 26 #114
Day 5 February 1314, 2017
 Learning Target
 I can create a table for and graph exponential function and its inverse
 Notes and classwork (period 4 only)
 1.2 Flipping Ferraris p. 1011 #24
 For #3 create tables for speed vs. distance and distance vs. speed
 Graph both on the same set of axes
 Graph y=x
 For #4 examine domain, range, increase/decrease, maximum/minimum
 Notes and classwork for ALL
 1.3 Tracking the Tortoise p.1719 #1 and 311
 Homework p.20 #47 and p.21 #1930
Day 4 February 9, 2017
 Learning Target
 Given a real world example, student can find inverse using table and graph
 Notes and classwork
 1.2 Flipping Ferraris p. 1011 #24
 For #3 create tables for speed vs. distance and distance vs. speed
 Graph both on the same set of axes
 Graph y=x
 For #4 examine domain, range, increase/decrease, maximum/minimum
 Homework p.16 #2830
Day 3  February 78, 2017
 Learning Targets
 Given a function(equation), find it's inverse function
 Notes and classwork
 graph of y=x, y=(3/4)x
 reflect y=(3/4)x about y=x, these are inverse functions
 create tables for y=(3/4)x and y=(4/3)x, notice how x and y switch places, these are inverses
 find inverse of y=(3/4)x using algebraic method
 practice problem
 Homework: p.1416 #1,3,5 (611 bonus), 1214, 1527 odds
Day 2  February 1 2. 2017
iReady testing
Day 1  January 3031, 2017
 Learning Targets

 identify inverse function by comparing domain and range, comparing graphs

 Notes and classwork
 Lesson 1.1 #13
 Review linear equations, graphs and tables
 Function notation
 Examine tables and graphs and note how the x and y variables switch places
 Homework: p.7#17 and p.9#1425