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Date 
Entry Task 
Activity &
Journal Reflection 
Homework 

5/13 
Given a triangle with the following vertices:
A(0, 0), B(6, 0), and C(3, 4), list five points in (x,
y) form that are equidistant from points A and
B. Explain your process. 
Analytic Geometry and Loci: Activity
8.1 Pg. 469. JR: Explain how to prove a set of points given from their coordinates will form a parallelogram. 
Pg 476 # 1, 2, 3, 8. Pg 482 #3 Test Corrections Tuesday PM (5/19) and Wednesday AM (5/20) Today's Goal: Students will understand the meaning of a locus of points and use analytic geometry formulas to compute slope, perpendicular lines, parallel lines, distance between two points, midpoint and equation of a line. 
5/18 
Determine the center and radius of a circle
whose equation is (x  4)^{2} + (y +
2)^{2} = 16 and graph the equation. 
What does the mean triangle say to the
circle? You're pointless! Pointed Circles Activity JR: Does the point (7, 1) lie on the circle (x  3)^{2} + (y + 4)^{2} = 25? Describe a procedure to verify that a specified point A is a member of the locus of points that is r units from the point C. 
Pg 482# 1, 7, 10, 15. (hint for #10: Use equations from pg. 473) Test Corrections Tomorrow PM (5/19) and Wednesday AM (5/20). Today's Goal: Students will develop the equation for a circle of radius r whose center is located at (h, k). Additionally, students will recognize the equation of a circle. 
5/19 
List as many different
graph views you can make by manipulating the Conic
Section Explorer 
Cutting the Conic
Activity Here are some helpful ideas to consider while exploring in the conic section activity. Debrief Conic Sections JR: What do you think will result from the locus of points that is equidistant from a single point F and a line l. Use today's activity to consider some of the possible options. 
Read page 489490 Complete Activity Part 1 only on page 491. Handout 8.1 (for the activity above) Test Corrections Today from 3:304:30pm and Tomorrow AM. Today's Goal: Students will become familiar with a conic section and shapes that can be made from sections of a cone. Introductions will be made to parabolic functions as locus of points. 
5/20 (6 period) 
Use the next 10 minutes to complete
the following tasks:

Debrief Last Night's Homework (Guided) Use GeoGebra to complete question #1 on pg. 498. Find an equation of the parabola with a vertex at (3, 1) and a focus at (3, 5). JR: Write an equation for the parabola with vertex (5, 2) and directrix y = 5. 
Complete all three tasks:
Test Corrections Today AM Today's Goal: Students will solidify their understanding of parabolic functions as 
5/22 
Sketch a graph of the following: 
Modeling with Ellipses. Activity 8.4
Pg 509. JR: Write the standard form of an equation of an ellipse and explain the components. How is equation similar/different to the equation of a circle? 
Pg. 516 #1, 3 and Pg. 517 #6. Today's Goal: Students will become familiarized with an ellipse as a conic section, including the creation of an ellipse and the formula for creating this shape. 
5/26  For each, categorize as a circle, ellipse or
parabola and define the center(s), foci, vertices, and
directrix if they apply. 
MiniPresentation Jigsaw Activity.
JR: What are your responsibilities in
your group? Specifically, describe what you are going to
do to contribute to this project outside of class? 
Project Information Tasks listed by Group Number: Provided students are contributing fairly, each group member will receive identical grades. If a group member is:
Please inform Mr. G as soon as possible, this may
positively or adversely affect a single group members
grade. 
5/27 & 5/28 
Smarter
Balance Assessments (ELA and Math) 
If
you are in class, use the time to either prepare for your
Friday presentation or begin studying for the Final Exam.
Consider contributing to the Collaborative Study Guide 
Continue
editing presentation for Group Presentations. 
5/29 
Read the following guidelines and prepare for
presentations: Presenting Group: 5 points today will be from your contributions as a presenter. Be attentive, ready to answer student/teacher questions. Audience: 5 points today will be from your engagement as an audience member. You are expected to take notes and ask questions. 
Group Presentations. Each group will present
for 8 minutes or less (including setup time). See ET for group presentation Guidelines, you are responsible for the information presented. JR: Reflect on your group member's performance in your group using THIS GOOGLE FORM. 
(If you did not complete the task assigned
May 26: Begin working on Task
5  Hanging Around, this a completed paper outlined on
5/26 is due for you on Monday, June 1.) Begin Studying for Final Exam. Recommendations:

Date 
Entry Task 
Activity & Journal Reflection  Homework 

6/1 
Find a polynomial which passes through (0,0),
(0, 14), (0, 12). Write in both Factored form and Expanded
form. 
Final Exam Prep  Quarter 3: Reviewing
Polynomial Models, Logarithmic and Exponential Models JR: Review the list of topics for next week’s Semester Final. Write down a list (at least two specific questions for tomorrow’s Q+A Session). 
Continue studying for Final Exam. Prepare
questions for class. Collaborative Study Guide Final Study Session Today and Tomorrow from 3:30pm  4:30pm. 
6/2 
Write a recursive and explicit formula for
the following sequence B: {1, 6, 11, 16, ...}. Use the explicit formula to write the partial sum of the first 20 terms using Sigma Notation. 
Final Exam Prep Quarter 4: Reviewing
Sequences, Series, Combinations and Probability, and
Analytic Geometry JR: Explain how "curve matching" is fundamentally different from "modeling data." 
Continue studying for Final Exams Collaborative Study Guide Final Study Session Today from 3:30pm  4:30pm. 
6/3 
Get ready for the Exam!

Final Exam 2.1. You may use
two 3 x 5 note cards (writing on both sides is permitted),
and measurement devices (e.g. ruler and protractor). Calculators
will not be allowed. Expect questions that require you to:
JR: 
Continue Studying for Exam
2.2 Bring your text book to class on June 8. Students who do not turn in books by June 12 may be charged to replace the book. 
6/5 
All
School Awards Day 
Bring
textbook to class Monday to turn in for the year. 

6/8 
Get ready for the
Exam!

Final Exam 2.2. You may use
two 3 x 5 note cards (writing on both sides is permitted),
and measurement devices (e.g. ruler and protractor). Calculators
will not be allowed. Expect questions that require you to:
JR: 
Bring your text book to
class on June 8. Students who do not turn in books by June
12 may be charged to replace the book. Today's Goal: Students will learn about hyperbolas as yet another conic section. 
6/9 
Senior's Last Day. Calculus Preparation 

6/10 

6/12 

6/15 

6/16 (Last Day of School) 