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Resources for 9th Literature

Please access the course syllabus here: 2017-18 Casey Fall 9th Lit Syllabus-13xz997

Please access Interactive Notebook Instructions here: 9th Lit Interactive Notebook-2hzl4bw

MLA Format Help:  MLA Cheat Sheet    MLA-Essay-TEMPLATE

CEI Graphic Organizer: cei_graphic_organizer_rev_f2017.docx

CEI Paragraph Rubric: cei_paragraph_rubric.docx

Math Department Make-up/Detention:

Math Department Extra Help: 

Math Tutoring Schedule Fall 2017-qzczjx

Make-Up Schedule Fall 2017-1zh54wy

Parents survey

2017 parent survey flyer-17xjnwf

SAT and ACT information

SAT 2018 2019 and ACT 2018 2019

3 SAT Tips

ACT Tips

Khan Academy

College readiness sample questions

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Students will create their own account after logging in with the following info:

Account ID:   harrisonga

Student ActivitionCode:  newton91

If you would like additional training or information you can check out their numerous training sessions.  Here are a few with hyperlinks to open:

USATestprep 101: Getting Started

Watch Session 101

Live Session 101 Options

USATestprep 201: Creating Activities and Assessments

Watch Session 201

Live Session 201 Options

USATestprep 301:  Viewing Student Progress

Watch Session 301

Live Session 301 Options

https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/Georgia-Milestones-End-of-Course-Assessment-Guides.aspx

AP Exam: 

http://gaexperienceonline.com/

·        http://www.gavirtualschool.org/courseinfo/endofcoursetestinformation.aspx

·        https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/preparing-for-exams

Fall Schedule

Welcome Back To School!!!

 I hope everyone had a great summer and is ready for an amazing school year.
My name is Carol Burrows and I will be co-teaching this semester:

3rd & 4th period Geometry with Miss Johnson

1st period AMDM with Mr. Hodorowski

Feel free to contact me for any classroom related information, or any questions regarding the special education aspects of the course and/or support services.

Please refer to the course links to find helpful information to assist with daily work, reminders, test preparation, and/or remediation.

Also just click the link for either Mrs. Johnson’s blog or Hodorowski’s blog to find out what we did in class each day and for the weekly plan.

I am always here to help!!! Educating each and every student is my goal!

Quote of the Week: ‘A hundred years from now it will  not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child’ ~Unknown~

BURROWS FALL SCHEDULE

1st Period  – AMDM – 417back-to-school-913074_960_720

2nd Period – Planning – 9317

3rd Period  – Geometry – 9223

4th Period  – Alg II – 9223

Positive words of the day.

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely!

3rd and 4th period with Miss Johnson

1st Period AMDM with Hodorowski

August 13- 17, 2018

Please refer to the course links to find helpful information to assist with daily work, reminders, test preparation, and/or remediation.

Also just click the link for Hodorowski’s blog to find out what we did in class each day and for the weekly plan.

http://www.cobblearning.net/hodorowskim/greeting-from-mr-hodorowski/

August 1- 3, 2018

Wednesday, August 1

College Readiness Syllabus and Standards

College Readiness Syllabus Fall 2018

Standards for College Readiness

ntroductions and Expectations
Lesson

Learning Target: I know the expectations for this class and I will be successful.

Objectives: Introduction to course and expectations.

Agenda:

  • Seating assignment/phones
  • Pass up transcripts
  • Introduction exercise
  • Class rules/ Course expectations/ Syllabus
  • Learning Inventory
  • Opening: 45 minutes
  • Find assigned seat/ have students store phones in storage bin.
  • Introductions
  • Discuss agenda
  • Collect Transcripts
  • Discuss phones, class rules, expectations and syllabus
  • Field any specific questions

Working Session: 35 minutes

  • Learning Inventory

Closing Session: 10 minutes

  • Hand back Transcripts
  • Have students retrieve phones

Differentiation: Introductions can be verbally presented or written on paper.

Homework:  Review syllabus with parents and return signed copy.

Standards
MM1P3
Students will communicate mathematically.
MM1P3.b
Communicate their mathematical thinking coherently and clearly to peers, teachers, and others.
College Readiness
Unit 1
Introductions/Expectations
Lesson

Opening Session: 30 minutes

  • Transcripts
  • Syllabus and class rules
  • Learning inventory

Working Session: 50 minutes

  • Transcripts
  • Getting to know you exercise
  • Learning inventory

Closing Session: 10 minutes

  • return transcripts

Differentiation:  Product, Content, Environment and Process

Standards
MCC9-12.N.CN.1
Know there is a complex number i such that I2 = -1, and every complex number has the form a + bi with a and b real.
MCC9-12.N.CN.2
Use the relation I2= -1 and the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to add, subtract, and multiply complex numbers.

Thursday, August 2

Practice Ratios/ percentages
Lesson

Learning Target: I can apply simple ratio reasoning to larger abstract thinking.

Objectives: Students will review pre-requisite skills for course

Opening session: 15 minutes

  • Collect homework
  • Summer packet expectations
  • Model rigor DOK 1-3 on Smart board
  • Guided practice on a pair of similar problems on Smart Board

Working session: 60 minutes

  • Individually complete assigned problems
  • Students can choose from a group of problems to complete
  • Students will be graded for accuracy

Closing session: 15 minutes

  • Based on formative assessment build into review for tomorrow
  • TOTD

Differentiation: Collaborative pairs and choice of rigorous problems 

Homework

Finish Fall packet

Answer following question?  How many tennis balls can you fit in the 400 hallway stacked floor to ceiling?

Standards
MAMDMN1.a
Use proportional reasoning to solve problems involving ratios.
MAMDMN1.b
Understand and use averages, weighted averages, and indices.
MAMDMN1.c
Solve problems involving large quantities that are not easily measured.
College Readiness
Unit 2
Adding, subtracting polynomial expressions
Lesson

Learning Target:  I can perform algorithms on polynomial expressions.

 

Opening Session: 5 minutes

  • What happens when we add and subtract individual terms together?

Working Session: 70 minutes

  • model
  • Guided practice
  • Practice
  • formative assessment
  • provide feedback

Closing Session: 10 minutes

  • TOTD

Differentiation:  Product, Content, Environment and Process

Homework

Finish assigned problems from class

Standards
MCC9-12.A.APR.6
Rewrite simple rational expressions in different forms; write a(x)/b(x) in the form q(x) + r(x)/b(x), where a(x), b(x), q(x), and r(x) are polynomials with the degree of r(x) less than the degree of b(x), using inspection, long division, or, for the more complicated examples, a computer algebra system.
MCC9-12.A.APR.7
Understand that rational expressions form a system analogous to the rational numbers, closed under addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division by a nonzero rational expression; add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions.

Friday, August 3

Solving rational equations practice
Lesson

Learning Target:  I can solve rational equations to apply to real world scenarios.

Opening session: 10 minutes

  • Solicit input on “What are rational equations?”
  • Write answers on board
  • How would you solve one?
  • Write answers on board

Working session: 70 minutes

  • Display real world problem, and have students attempt it.
  • Model DOK 1-3
  • Guided Practice
  • Check for understanding with hand held boards
  • Individual or elbow buddy collaboration on assigned rigor

Closing session: 10 minutes

  • Based on formative assessment build into review for tomorrow
  • TOTD

Differentiation: leveled questions 

Homework

Finish class work not completed

Standards
MAMDMN1.c
Solve problems involving large quantities that are not easily measured.
MAMDMG1
Students will create and use two- and three-dimensional representations of authentic situations.
College Readiness
Unit 2
multiplying polynomial expressions
Lesson

Learning Target:  I can perform algorithms on polynomial expressions.

Opening Session: 5 minutes

  • What happens when we multiply individual terms together?

Working Session: 70 minutes

  • model
  • Guided practice
  • Practice
  • formative assessment
  • provide feedback

Closing Session: 10 minutes

  • TOTD

Differentiation:  Product, Content, Environment and Process

Homework

Finish assigned problems from class

Standards
MCC9-12.A.APR.6
Rewrite simple rational expressions in different forms; write a(x)/b(x) in the form q(x) + r(x)/b(x), where a(x), b(x), q(x), and r(x) are polynomials with the degree of r(x) less than the degree of b(x), using inspection, long division, or, for the more complicated examples, a computer algebra system.
MCC9-12.A.APR.7
Understand that rational expressions form a system analogous to the rational numbers, closed under addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division by a nonzero rational expression; add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions.