Pre-Calculus

Calendar of Assignments

Ch 1 - Function from a Calculus Perspective

Ch 2 - Polynomials

Ch 4 - Trigonometry

Ch 3 - Exponentials and Logarithms

Ch 6 - Matrices

Ch 5 - Advanced Trigonometry

Ch 9 - Parametric & Polar Coordinates, Equations, and Graphs

Ch 8 - Vectors

Ch 10 - Sequences & Series

    • Day 1 - Section 10-0 Factorials Worksheet
    • Day 2 - Section 10-1 Day 1 - pg. 595 (2-16) Even, 18-21
    • Day 3 - Section 10-1 Day 2 - pg. 595 (1-9) Odd, 15, 23, 28, 29, 36-39, 57, 74-78
    • Day 4 - Section 10-1 Day 3 - Worksheets
    • Day 5 - Section 10-2 Day 1 - pg. 605 1-4, 10-13 (18-24) Even, 46-48, 76-78
    • Day 6 - Discuss Recursion Project, Section 10-2 Day 2 - pg. 605 5, 6, 14, 15, (19-25) Odd, 50, 51, 60, 61, 64, 65, 68
    • Day 7 - Section 10-2 Day 3 - pg. 605 34, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, (70-75) ONLY find the type of model
    • Day 8 - Section 10-3 Day 1 - pg. 615 (11-17) Odd, 20, 24, 30, 56, 57, 65, 68, 89, 90, 112
    • Day 9 - Section 10-3 Day 2 - Infinite Area & Perimeter Worksheet + Painted Cube Problem + pg. 615 9a, 61-63, 93-101
    • Day 10 - Section 10-5 Worksheet
    • Day 11 - Section 10-Review from the Review Practice Problems PDF (Problems to complete are in RED BOXES)
    • Day 12 - Go over Review, Board Work
    • Day 13 - CHAPTER 10 TEST
    • Floating Assignment: Painted Cube Problem
    • Floating Assignment: Recursion Project

Ch 12 / Unit 1 - Introduction to Limits

Unit 2 - Introduction to Derivatives

    • Day 1 - Unit 2-1 (1-4,7,8,10,11)
    • Day 2 - Unit 2-3 (1,2,3,4,6)
    • Day 3 - Derivative Worksheet 1 + Worksheet 2
    • Day 4 - Unit 2-2 (1-8)
    • Day 5 - Unit 2-5 (1-6,9-11)
    • Day 6 - Unit 2-4 Day 1 - Derivative Construction
    • Day 7 - Unit 2-4 Day 2 Worksheet
    • Day 8 - Unit 2-4 Day 3 Worksheet
    • Day 9 - Unit 2 Review All, Skip #9
    • Day 10 - Go over Review, Board Work
    • Day 11 - UNIT 2 TEST

Unit 3 & 4 - Derivative Formulas, Chain Rule

Unit 5 & 6 - Implicit Differentiation, Derivative Tests

    • Day 1 - HW: Unit 6-2 1, 2, (3-5) Part B & C (Use Calculator)
    • Day 2 - HW: Unit 6-3 All
    • Day 3 - HW: Unit 6-4 All
    • Day 4 - HW: Extrema & Concavity Review
    • Day 5 - HW: Unit 5-1 All (Skip 8)
    • Day 6 - HW: Unit 5-2 Problem Posted
    • Day 7 - HW: 6-5 Worksheet
    • Day 8 - HW: Practice Multiple Choice Packet
    • Day 9 - HW: Unit 5 Rev. - 1, 2, 6, Unit 6 Cum. Rev. - 8, 9, 10, Unit 6 Rev. - 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    • Day 10 - Go over Review, Board Work
    • Day 17 - UNIT 5 & 6 TEST

Unit 8 - Related Rates + Miscellaneous

    • Day 1 - Unit 8-3 1-10, 12
    • Day 2 - Unit 8-4 1-10
    • Day 3 - 8-3 and 8-4 Worksheet
    • Day 4 - Related Rates Worksheet 1-3
    • Day 5 - Related Rates Problems 4,5,1,2
    • Day 6 - Related Rates 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Day 7 - Area Day 1
    • Day 8 - Area Day 2

Floating Chapters

  • Base Numbers
    • Day 1 -
      • HW: Base Numbers Day 1 Worksheet
    • Day 2 -
      • HW: Base Numbers Day 2 Worksheet
    • Day 3 - Base Numbers Quiz
  • ACT Preparation

Grading Policies

Norwalk City Schools Grading Scale

This the standard grading scale for the entire district.

A+ 99 - 97 A 96 - 93 A- 92 - 90

B+ 89 - 87 B 86 - 83 B- 82 - 80

C+ 79 - 77 C 76 - 73 C- 72 - 70

D+ 69 - 67 D 66 - 63 D- 62 - 60

Grade Breakdown

  • 25% - Homework
  • 75% - Tests, Quizzes, & Other Assignments

Homework Grades

  • Grade of 4/4 – The student makes an honest effort on the entirety of the assignment.
  • Grade of 3/4 – The student makes an honest effort on at least 75% of the assignment.
  • Grade of 2/4 – The student makes an honest effort on at least 50% of the assignment.
  • Grade of 1/4 – The student makes an honest effort on at least 25% of the assignment.
  • Grade of 0/4 – The student fails to make an honest effort on a quarter of the assignment.