Touchstone3: originally Tuesday the 9th (will need to reschedule, will notify when the date is secured)

Touchstone 3 study guide: TOUCHSTONE 3 STUDY GUIDE-w71mhq

**Monday 10/8**

- WU1: pg. 389 Geography Connections
- Notes: Immigration
- Actv: Imperialism Chart

**Tuesday 10/9**

- WU2: review questions
- Notes: Political Machines / Bosses
- Actv: lab / usatestprep

**Wednesday 10/10** – PSAT Day, schedule will be shortened

only 3rd and 4th will meet

- WU
- Notes:

**Thursday 10/11** – Early Release Day

only 1st and 2nd will meet

- WU
- Notes:

**Friday 10/12 * ***original test date. Will be moving test to next week. Problem is I (Coach Storey) have jury duty starting the 15th. I will not know what the schedule looks like until we get to this point. Will make fair adjustments as needed!*

- WU
- Notes:
- Actv:

Agenda:

Radicals review

Practice simplifying radicals.

Check radical review

Review the Pythagorean Theorem

Practice the Pythagorean theorem

**Tuesday, October 9** – Students will discover the short cuts associated with finding the sides of a triangle given one side length if the right triangle is a special right triangles.

Agenda:

Go over homework

Complete task

**Wednesday, October 10** – Students will be able to use the rules of special right triangles to solve problems.

Agenda:

Check Homework

Powerpoint on special right triangles

practice work on special right triangles

**Thursday, October 11** – Students will be able to use the rules of special right triangles to solve problems

Agenda:

Check Homework

Powerpoint on special right triangles

practice work on special right triangles

**Friday, October 12** – Students will be able to demonstrate a minimum of 75% mastery of special right triangles and Pythagorean theorem.

Agenda:

Quiz

Introduction to Trig

(sides of a triangle and calculator functions)

]]>**Monday, October 1**

- WU #10 – Expansion of Industry
- Notes: Gilded Age
- Visual Vocab – open range, homestead, assimilate, entrepreneur, laissez-faire, monopoly, trust, arbitration, closed shop, tenement, political machine, party boss, Social Darwinism, philanthropy, settlement house, Americanization, yellow journalism, sphere of influence, Open Door policy, muckracker, direct primary, referendum, recall, initiative

Agenda:

Students to turn in review

Get back and go over tests

Review of parallel lines and transversals using white boards

- review the relationships
- practice
- Review solving for x
- practice
- Identify congruent angles in shapes
- practice

**Tuesday, October 2** – Students will be able to find missing information using the relationships between angles in a triangle.

Agenda:

Check and go over homework

Review sum of interior angles theorem

practice

Review exterior angle theorem

practice

review triangle inequality theorem

practice

**Wednesday, October 3** – Students will be able to identify when triangles are similar and use similarity to find missing measures.

Agenda:

Go over Homework

Cumulative check for the past two days

Review similarity statements

practice

Review similarity postulates (tests for similarity)

Practice

Review using proportions to solve for missing information

practice

**Thursday, October 4** – Students will be able to identify congruent triangles and explain, with a proof, how we know the triangles are congruent.

Agenda:

Check/Go over similar triangles homework

Review of congruent triangles

Practice

Return and go over unit review

Cumulative check

**Friday, October 5** – Students will be able to demonstrate a much improved demonstration of mastery of the topics covered in Unit 2.

Agenda: Unit 2 re-test

]]>Friday Sept. 21st – Touchstone 2 (study guide: New Republic Touchstone Study Guide-1bna82f )

**9/17: Monday**

- WU9
- discuss
- Notes: Civil War
- Finish vocab – due today
- vocab 1&2: IWI vocab 1&2-1501gwt

- Glory – will have questions with it

**9/18: Tuesday**

- WU10
- discuss
- Notes: Reconstruction
- Glory

**9/19: Wednesday**

- WU check 2
- Notes: End of Reconstruction
- People Chart1

**9/20: Thursday**

- 10 min review time / Q&A
- Civil War – Reconstruction NOTES Quiz
- New Notes Packet: Industry, West, Immigration
- Notes:
- People Chart1 – turn in by

**9/21: Friday**

- Notes:
- Touchstone #2 (in the lab)
- Notes:
- People Chart 2

Agenda:

Students will work independently on a review packet

Answer key will be posted in the last 15 minutes of class for students to check their work

Students will circle answers that they got wrong

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**Tuesday, September 18** – Students will be able to correct misconceptions or misunderstandings about Unit 2 topics.

Agenda:

Students will check their answers to Reviews 1 and 2

Teacher will demonstrate the problems from reviews 1 and 2 during whole class instruction.

Students will start on review 3. The answer key will be posted on the blog. Students who are still missing questions should attend the Wednesday morning review session.

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**Wednesday, September 19** – Students will be able to demonstrate a minimum of 75% accuracy on unit 2 topics.

Agenda:

Unit 2 test

Unit 2 notebook check

**Thursday, September 20**** – **Students will be able to identify why they made mistakes on the unit 2 assessment and will be able to do similar problems correctly.

Agenda:

Get back and go over all test questions

Receive and work on Review #4

Answers will be posted in the classroom and on the blog for students to check their work.

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**Friday, September 21** – Students will be able to demonstrate a minimum of 80% mastery on the unit 2 Re-test.

Agenda:

Unit 2 re-test

Students will start the cumulative review of all topics covered in the course so far.

]]>**9/10 Monday**

- WU7
- discuss
- notes: Manifest Destiny
- New Republic – Reconstruction Preview Test
- America Story of Us

**9/11 Tuesday**

- WU8
- discuss
- Notes: Heading towards Division
- Maps: Compromise 1850 / Kansas – Nebraska Act / Secession

**9/12 Wednesday**

- Notes: War Breaks Out
- Review Day
- go over preview test answers
- go over people chart
- go over study guide

**9/13 Thursday**

- 15 min Q&A
- New Republic – Reconstruction Test
- test will cover up to the start of the Civil War – due to time constraint we will have a notes quiz on Tuesday 9/18 over Civil War and Reconstruction (about 25 or so questions) – 9/19 if time becomes a factor

- Industry / West / Imperialism Vocab 1

**9/14 Friday**

- WU9
- discuss
- notes: Civil War
- Vocab 2

Agenda:

Notes on triangles congruence

Practice congruence

Notes on postulates

Practice identifying congruent triangles using the postulates

Homework using congruence postulates.

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The following video will provide additional support.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bv-pxv5p5Qg&list=PLPvy1npyk49vt51Blb_fQUcMiwjKV_a1y&index=48

**Tuesday, September 11** – Students will be able to determine if two triangles are congruent using congruence postulates.

Agenda:

inform students about USA test prep assignment

PowerPoint notes on triangle congruence postulates.

Practice work

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**Wednesday, September 12** – Students will be able to prove if two triangles are congruent using the triangle congruence postulates.

Agenda:

Continued practice on using the triangle congruence postulates

Introduction to proofs

Scrambled proofs

Practice proofs

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**Thursday, September 13** – Students will be able to formally prove that two triangles are congruent.

Agenda:

Continued proofs practice

-students will be paired up and given proofs to work.

– team that completes the most proofs accurately will earn bonus points on the next test (1st, 2nd, & 3rd place groups)

Skills check on proofs.

**Friday, September 14** – Students will be able to find the centroid of a triangle by constructing the medians of the triangle.

Agenda:

Students will continue practice with writing proofs about congruent triangles and parallelograms.

]]>Vocab Quiz 9/6 – QUIZLET

Unit Test 9/13

Touchstone 9/21

New Republic Outline packet & study guide

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**9/3: Monday**

NO SCHOOL – Labor Day

**9/4: Tuesday**

- WU4
- discuss
- Notes: War of 1812
- Jefferson Cartoon
- Finish People Chart

**9/5: Wednesday**

- WU5
- discuss
- notes: Industry and Transporation
- Visual Vocab: Due today (check off) keep to study for quiz tomorrow

**9/6: Thursday**

- 10 min review
- Vocab Quiz: New Republic – Reconstruction
- Notes: The Jackson Years

**9/7: Friday**

- WU6
- discuss
- Notes: Religion and Reform

**Tuesday, September 4** – Students will be able to explain in a proof how two triangles are similar.

Agenda:

Check and go over homework.

extra practice on similar triangles

peanut butter a jelly sandwich directions writing assignment

written explanations of how two triangles are similar

practice proving two triangles are similar

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**Wednesday, September 5** – Students will be able to prove that two triangles are similar using similarity postulates.

Agenda:

Homework check

Introduction to proofs

Writing a proof that shows two triangles are similar Practice

**Thursday, September 6** – Students will be able to construct a dilation of similar triangles.

Agenda:

Check homework

Students will be guided through a construction process to dilate a triangle with a scale factor of 2.

**Friday, September 7** – Students will be able to demonstrate a minimum of 70% mastery of similar triangles. Students will be introduced to triangles that are congruent.

Agenda:

Quiz on identifying similar triangles, proving triangles similar, and constructing a set of similar triangles.

This assessment will be a highlighter helper assessment meaning that students will have one opportunity to have the teacher highlight correct answers that have already been provided.

Introduction to congruent triangles in the last 30 minutes of class.

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