Teaching
Note; *  slides have been presented in class, any corrections have been uploaded to the website.
Timeline January  May  Trigonometry  AP Calculus 



March 31  April 4 

Integrals Worksheet 03
Integrals Worksheet 02
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March 25  28 
Unit Overview: Graphing the Trigonometric Functions

Integrals Worksheet 01

March 17  20 
Unit Overview: The Unit Circle

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Feb 19  22 
Thurs: Slides Part 13
Introducing the Law of Cosines

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Fri: Unit Test Chap 4.1 to 4.3

Feb 11  15 
Mon: Slides Part 12
Introducing the Law of Sines
Unit Overview: Solving the oblique triangle

Mon: Slides Part 14, Semester 2
Mean Value Theorem.
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Feb 04  08 
Wednesday: UNIT TEST
Monday, Tuesday: review for UNIT TEST

Wed: Slides Part 13, Semester 2*
Finding Extrema analytically.
Tue: Slides Part 12, Semester 2*
Defining critical points.
Mon: Slides Part 11, Semester 2*
Introducing Absolute and Local Extrema
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January 28  Feb 01 
Slides Part 11*
Using angles of elevation indirectly
Slides Part 10*
Using angles as bearings, or directions (part 2)
Slides Part 9*
Using angles as bearings, or directions.

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January 22  25 
Slides Part 8*
Angles of elevation and depression.
Slides Part 7*
Solving Right Angled Triangles (cont.)
Slides Part 6*
Solving Right Angled Triangles
Unit Overview*

Friday: Sect 3.9, problems 29 to 32 and 51 to 53.
Slides Part 10*, Semester 2
Logarithmic differentiation
Slides Part 9*, Semester 2
Finding the derivative of logarithmic functions
Slides Part 8*, Semester 2
Finding the derivative of exponential functions
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January 14  18 
Friday; UNIT TEST
Thursday:Practice Unit Test
Wednesday; Practice chapter problems.
Naming Triangles Project
Project due January 23rd.
Slides Part 5*
Trigonometric Functions and Function Values (cont)

Slides Part 7, Semester 2
Using implicit differentiation to find higher order derivatives.
Slides Part 6, Semester 2
More examples of implicit differentiation. (See also Slides part 3, Semester 2 below)
Slides Part 5, Semester 2
Practicing the Chain Rule and derivatives of parametric equations.
Due at the end of class on Monday, Jan 14th.
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January 8  11 
Slides Part 4*
Trigonometric Functions and Function Values
Slides Part 3*
Similar Angles and similar triangles
Slides Part 2*
Angular velocity, Degrees Minutes Seconds
Slides Part 1*
Definitions of basic terminology
Slides Intro*
Classroom procedures  includes details on classroom binder
Trigonometry Facts;
will be updated as the course progresses.

Slides Part 4, Semester 2
Practicing the Chain Rule. Due at the end of class on Friday, Jan 11th.
Slides Part 3, Semester 2
Introducing implicit differentiation.
Slides Part 2, Semester 2*
Finding the slope of the line tangent or normal to parametric curves.
Slides Part 1, Semester 2*
Reviewing the derivative rules, especially the Chain Rule
Trig Identities
Handed out previous semester.
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Timeline August  December  Advanced Algebra  AP Calculus 



Dec 3  7, 2007

Logarithms 02
 rewriting and solving logarithmic and exponential equations
Logarithms 01
 rewriting and simplifying logarithmic expressions
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Nov 26  30, 2007

Exponential Functions 01
 Simplifying exponential expressions, calculating exponential growth and decay.
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Oct 29  Nov 02, 2007

Factoring Higher Degree Polynomials
 Factoring higher degree polynomials one factor at a time.
Polynomial Division 01 
Polynomial Long Division problems
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Oct 22  26, 2007

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Oct 15  19, 2007
Note: No classes Oct 18; Parent Teacher conferences 10am  6pm

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Oct 8  12, 2007 
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Oct 1  5, 2007 
Functions Worksheet 3  Finding the inverse of a quadratic function by completing the square.
Functions Worksheet 2  Finding the inverse of a polynomial function.
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Note: we have switched from slides to boardwork.
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Sept 24  28, 2007 
Functions Worksheet 1  Recognizing parent graphs and transformations
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Note: we have switched from slides to boardwork.
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Sept 17  21, 2007 
Reading asmt Sect 3.1  Symmetry of graphs of relations
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Part 17: Horizontal Asymptotes
Reading Asmt Sect 2.2: Infinite limits
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Sept 10  14, 2007 
Graphs Review Worksheet  Piecewise graphs, absolute value, and domain and range
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Part 16: Intro Sandwich Theorem and Polynomial Long Division
Part 15: Left and Righthanded limits
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Sept 4  7, 2007 
Graphs Worksheet 5  Absolute values
Graphs Worksheet 4
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Part 14: Calculating limits
Part 13: Properties of limits
Part 12: The start of limits
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Aug 27  31, 2007 
Graphs Worksheet 3
Graphs Worksheet 2
Graphs Worksheet 1
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Notepaper for sketching trig functions
Part 11 Slides (Note the change in homework assignment, from the weekly organizer.
Part 10 Slides
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Aug 20  24, 2007 
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Part 9 Slides
Part 8 Slides
Part 7 Slides
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Aug 13  17, 2007 
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Part 6 Slides
Part 5 Slides
Part 4 Slides
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Aug 8  10, 2007 

Part 3 Slides
Part 2 Slides


Useful Links
Binder Rubric
Winplot: A windows utility to graph functions in two and three dimensions, including derivatives.
Graphs Notepaper (6 to a page)
Blank Slides
First Day Slide Show with classroom procedures
QuickandDirty Guide to the TI83, TI83+, TI84,
and TI84+
Copyright (c) 2004 by Kenny Felder
