10/26 Classwork & Homework
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Lessons-Part 1:  Copy and finish or answer...

  1.) If I reflect a point across the Y-axis,   (x,y) ...becomes... (     ,     )

  2.) If I reflect a point across the X-axis,   (x,y) ...becomes... (     ,     )

  3.) Describe what you think a "translation" might be.    ___________________________________________

Classwork:   Direct Instruction on "translation" transformations on a coordinate grid.

Turned-in:   nothing

Homework:   Complete the worksheet on "translation" transformations  (...worksheet available as a downloadable & printable PDF document below)



REMINDER:  At most, homework is designed such that students should spend 30-40 minutes maximum of focused effort on their homework assignments on any night. (*Please note that not all assignments are designed to take 30-40 minutes, that is only the maximum time... most homework assignments should be able to be accomplished in less time.) If an assignment is taking longer than that, students should stop working, and come in with the work, as completed, for class the next day to discuss with the teacher the issues the student may be having that is making it difficult for him/her to complete the assignment


  • Any students may re-take Learning Target quizzes to try to improve their score and to receive a passing grade showing that they understand the learning target. The top grade possible on a quiz "re-take" is an 85% score (a solid "B" grade)The highest grades possible for re-takes are:
    • ...for LT #2.3 - [Add & Subtract positive & negative rational numbers] - A score of 10 out of possible 12 pts.
    • ...for LT #2.4 - [Absolute Value] - A score of 9.5 out of possible 11 pts.
    • ...for LT #2.5 - [Coordinate graphing] - A score of 11 out of possible 13 pts.
    • ...for LT #2.7 - [Mult & Divide positive & negative rational numbers] - A score of 12 out of possible 14 pts.

In order to do a re-take, students need to KEEP their old quiz, and BRING it in, with the correct answers (with explanations) on a SEPARATE FORM on the items they missed. [RETAKE FORMS AVAILABLE IN MR. USEM'S ROOM, or are available as a downloadable PDF document on his WEBPAGE] This will qualify them "ready to re-take" the quiz. Re-takes are to be done outside of regular class time, and can be done before-school, after-school, during recess, or during study-hall in Advisories on Thursdays. Students should make arrangements with Mr. Usem to do the re-takes. Students will have at least 2 weeks from when the quizzes are handed back to complete the re-take.

  • (Deadline for LT #2.3, 2.4, & 2.5 is: Friday, Oct 27)
  • (Deadline for LT #2.7 is: Wednesday, Nov 1)
PDF Translation Homework worksheet   --  Translation Homework worksheet