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SAT/ACT Prep - Math (Semester 2) (Period 5-ACE)

Instructor
Ms. Jennifer Silhan
Term
2017-2018
Department
Mathematics
Description
 This course is intended to give students the opportunity to enhance the skills they will need to be successful on the SAT and/or ACT exams. In one semester students will work on verbal and vocabulary skills, and in the other, mathematical concepts and skills will be covered. NOTE: Students taking Band, Chorus or Orchestra, those receiving Resource Room services and Juniors in the Science Research class may not have enough available periods in their schedules to take this course.

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The Final Exams Scheduled have been posted (There is no final exam for this class). However the date for the math finals is:
Friday, June 8th @ 8:00 - 10:00 A.M. for Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus & H. Pre-Calculus.

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Test #4 (LAST TEST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR!) on the 9 Test Questions from the ACT Projects.

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End of the Year Party! 
 
I will be ordering the class pizza from Mario's and I ask that you please bring in snacks/drinks.

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This is just a reminder:
 
Please make sure to have notes taken for ALL worksheets that were handed out to you during the ACT Project Presentations. I will be collecting these from you at the beginning of class on Wednesday, June 6th before your test.
 
Thank you!

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Third Round of Presentations for ACT Project.

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Second Round of Presentations for ACT Project.

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Homework #15 due Wednesday, May 23rd.
 
Please complete the Method Test Prep assignment we started today in class for homework due on Wednesday, May 23rd. The Method Test Prep assignment is under the SAT and is the No Calculator Section of the Full-length SAT #1. You may take the test as many times as you wish until you get the grade you desire. This will be counted as a quiz grade!
 
** I will also be checking that you showed work on a separate piece of paper or in your notes considering you can not use a calculator for this section!! IF YOU FAIL TO SHOW WORK YOU WILL LOSE POINTS!!

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Just a friendly reminder!
 
Today starts Presentations for the ACT Project. Remember you are responsible for asking at least 1 question during EVERY student's presentation. In addition, you are responsible for taking notes during EVERY presentation.
 
YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO USE YOUR CHROMEBOOKS DURING PRESENTATIONS!!!
 
DO NOT THROW OUT THE WORKSHEETS GIVEN TO YOU DURING THE PRESENTATIONS!! -- Remember, Test #4 will be made up of all 9 Test Questions from each student's lesson.
 
See you 5th period :)

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First Round of Presentations for ACT Project.

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Homework #14 due Monday, May 21st.
 
"Final Draft" Lesson due Monday, May 21st!
 
-- Your lesson must be finalized for your presentation date.
-- You must have your worksheet completed and shared with me so I can make copies for your presentation.
-- You must have work/answers for every single question of your lesson (Do Now, Guided Practice, Independent Practice, Test Question)
 
** Presentations begin on Wednesday, May 23rd! **

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"Rough Draft" Lesson due Wednesday, May 16th!
 
-- You should have ALL aspects of the lesson completed and you should be designing your lesson and creating a worksheet!

-- JUST A HEADS UP! -- Today (5/9) & Wednesday (5/16) will be the last days we will be working on the ACT project in class!!
 
* "Final Draft" Lesson due Monday, May 21st! *
** Presentations begin on Wednesday, May 23rd! **

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Just a friendly reminder, "Rough Draft" Lesson due Wednesday, May 16th!
 
-- You should have ALL aspects of the lesson completed and you should be designing your lesson and creating a worksheet!
-- Today in class was the last day of working on the ACT Project in class!!
 
* "Final Draft" Lesson due Monday, May 21st! *
** Presentations begin on Wednesday, May 23rd! **

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Complete ACT - Math Evaluation on Method Test Prep that we started today during class until you get the desired grade you want (will be graded as a quiz grade) due Monday, May 14th!

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Please have your CHARGED Chromebooks and calculators with you to class tomorrow, Thursday, May 10th! We will be working on a Method Test Prep assignment that will be graded as a quiz grade.

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Independent Questions, Test Question and Summary due Wednesday, May 9th! (with work AND answers!)

· Independent Practice Questions – At least 3 questions that students will work independently on.
· Test Question – One question that will be used for Test #4 to follow the ACT project
· Summary – Summarize the lesson and point out the important information. You may use bullets, questions, fill-ins or a short summary.

We will also be working on the Independent Questions, Test Question & Summary in class on Monday, April 7th.

* "Final Draft" Lesson due Monday, May 21st! *
** Presentations begin on Wednesday, May 23rd! **

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Just a friendly reminder that Independent Questions, Test Question and Summary due Wednesday, May 9th! (with work AND answers!)

· Independent Practice Questions – At least 3 questions that students will work independently on.
· Test Question – One question that will be used for Test #4 to follow the ACT project
· Summary – Summarize the lesson and point out the important information. You may use bullets, questions, fill-ins or a short summary.

* "Final Draft" Lesson due Monday, May 21st! *
** Presentations begin on Wednesday, May 23rd! **

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Test #3 - ACT - Parts I & II (#1-60) Test Corrections due Monday, May 7th
 
Directions: For each question you did incorrect, you must:
1. Show ALL work.
2. Box in your answer.
3. Write a sentence or two explaining why you got the question incorrect. An answer as “I don’t know” or “I skipped it” will not be accepted. I want to know why you didn’t know how to solve the problem or why you skipped it.
4. You must also submit Test #3 along with the Test Corrections.

These test corrections are MANDATORY and will be graded as a quiz grade for the 4th Quarter.

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Just a friendly reminder that Test #3 Test Corrections are due on Monday, May 7th!

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Aim, Do Now and Guided Practice Questions for the ACT project are due on Thursday, May 3rd (with work AND answers!)

• Aim – What is your lesson topic?
• Do Now – At least 2 questions that students will know how to do already from prior knowledge that coordinates to your topic.
• Guided Practice Questions - At least 2 questions that you complete with the students step-by-step.
 
*You should have also decided which technology tool you are going to use for your lesson presentation!

** Final Draft Lesson due Monday, May 21st! **

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** Just a friendly reminder that the Aim, Do Now & Guided Practice Questions for the ACT Project are due in class on Thursday, May 3rd. Remember you must have answers and work for each question (this includes the Do Now and Guided Practice Questions.) **
 
-- You may e-mail me a copy of your Aim, Do Now & Guided Practice Questions with work and answers
-- OR you can hand write them and hand them into me during class.
 
** You DO NOT have to have your lesson set up yet with the technology tool you choose, however you may want to do this so you can decide how you want to format/layout your lesson! I do not have to see your lesson set up in the technology tool until the "Rough Draft" due date which is Wednesday, May 16th. **

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We will be beginning an ACT project on Wednesday, April 25th that will require you using your Chromebook. I kindly ask as a reminder that you please bring your Chromebooks with you to class and please make sure they are CHARGED!
 
Thank you :)

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Test #3 (ACT) Part II on Monday, April 23rd.
 
 
** DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR CALCULATORS WITH YOU TO CLASS ON MONDAY FOR THE TEST! **

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Study for Test #3 (ACT) - Part I (#1-30) on Thursday, April 19th and Part II (#31-60) on Monday, April 23rd!
 
 
** DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR CALCULATORS WITH YOU TO CLASS ON THURSDAY & MONDAY FOR THE TEST! **

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1. Practice Test #4 (ACT) #41-60.
2. Test #3 (ACT) Part I on Thursday, April 19th and Part II on Monday, April 23rd.
3. Please bring your highlighters with you to next class!
 
** DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR CALCULATORS WITH YOU TO CLASS ON THURSDAY & MONDAY FOR THE TEST! **

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1. Practice Test #4 (ACT) #21-40.
2. Test #3 (ACT) Part I on Thursday, April 19th and Part II on Monday, April 23rd.
3. Please bring your highlighters with you to next class!

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1. Practice Test #4 - ACT: Please finish #1-20 in Practice Test #4 if you did not finish in class.
2. Please bring in HIGHLIGHTERS with you to next class!

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Finish Math Evaluation on Method Test Prep. You may take the Math Evaluation as many times as you would like until you get the grade you desire. This assignment will be due Sunday, April 8th (last Sunday of break before we come back to school) This assignment will be counted as a quiz grade for the 3rd Quarter!

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Mandatory Test Corrections (will be graded as a quiz grade) for Test #1 & Test #2 (Parts I & II) are due on Tuesday, March 27th! 

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Please make sure to bring in Test #1 (Section 3 - #1 - 17) to class on Friday, March 23rd!

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- Pi Day Celebration! -- Please bring in cups, soda, pi(e) or any circular treat you wish to bake/bring in honor of celebrating Pi Day!
- ** PLEASE make sure to have your Chromebooks with you AND charged to class on Monday, March 19th for our Pi Day Celebration!! **

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Test #2 - Part II (Section 4 - #16 - 31) - Calculators permitted is now moved to Thursday, March 15th due to half of the class being absent on Tuesday, March 13th. With that being said, our Pi Day Celebration will be moved to Monday, March 19th! (Hopefully we do not get anymore snow that will change our schedule/plans once again!!)
 
*PLEASE DO NOT FORGET YOUR CALCULATORS FOR THE TEST ON THURSDAY!

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Part II of Test #2 (Section 4) - Calculators permitted on Tuesday, March 13th.
HW: To honor Pi Day on March 14th we will be celebrating  by having a Pi Day Celebration on Thursday, March 15th. Please bring in cups, soda, pie or any circular treat you wish to bake/bring!

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Due to the Snow Day on Wednesday, March 7th, Part I of Test #2 (Section 4) - Calculators permitted will be moved to Friday, March 9th and Part II will be Tuesday, March 13th.

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Study for Test #2 - Section 4 - CALCULATORS PERMITTED (Part I on Wednesday, March 7th and Part II on Friday, March 9th)

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Study for Test #2 - Section 4 - CALCULATORS PERMITTED (Part I on Wednesday, March 7th and Part II on Friday, March 9th)

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Homework:
1. Complete Practice Test #3 (#1 - 31) if you did not finish today in class due Thursday, March 1st
2. Bring in different color highlighters to class on Thursday, March 1st
3. Test #2 (Section 4 - Calculators) Part I on Wednesday, March 7th & Part II on Friday, March 9th

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There is no Homework assignment but to have a great winter break and enjoy! See you on Tuesday, February 27th!

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Study for Test #1 - Section 3 (#1 - 17) - No Calculators on Friday, February 16th

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Practice Test #2 - Section 3 (#1 - 17) - No Calculators due Wednesday, February 14th

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Practice Test #1 - Section 4 (#22 - 31) - Calculators permitted due Monday, February 12th

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Practice Test #1 - Section 4 (#11 - 21) - Calculators permitted due Thursday, February 8th

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Practice Test #1 - Section 4 (#1 - 10) - Calculators permitted due Tuesday, February 6th

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Completed and signed (by both student and parent/guardian) "Student Information Sheet" due Friday, February 2nd.

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Practice Test #1 - Section 3 (#1 - 17) - No Calculators due Friday, February 2nd