AP Calculus Daily Agendas:  August 26 - August 27
 
Monday
Teacher Work Day - No School for Students
Tuesday
Teacher Work Day - No School for Students
Wednesday
Teacher Work Day - No School for Students
Thursday
  1. Bell Task
    a.   
    Pick up textbook and complete Student Book & Data Sheet
  2. Business
    a.  Collect Summer Assignments
    b.  Distribute Course Syllabus
  3. Workshop
    a.  Class discussion about policies and procedures which will guide our learning this year; emphasis on class routine, grades and rubric grading system, class expectations, and the AP Exam.  Read the syllabus for detailed explanations.
    b.  3rd period "honors study hall" and using calcchat.com for HW help
    c.  Rules about recommendation letters for applications and scholarships: 
         i. Give me at least two weeks' notice for the first letter you request
        ii. I will give only two recommendations for a particular scholarship, first
             come, first served.  If two other students have already requested a letter
             from me for a scholarship for which you are applying, you will have to seek
             your recommendation elsewhere.
  4. Exit Task
    a.  Skills check questions on prior knowledge 1 - 4, finish on your own if not done in class.
  5. DW
    a. Read p. 42 - 46, complete the two Exploration problems in the gold boxes and bring for discussion tomorrow 
Friday
  1. Bell Task
    a. 
    Check answers to skills check problems 1 - 3 from yesterday
    b.  Present equations for #4 and try it.
  2. Business
    a.  Collect any syllabus signature slips
  3. Workshop
    a.  Overview of calculus:  
    What is calculus?  Explain in your own words.
    b.  Branch 1: Tangent Line Problems, Slopes of curves, Derivatives
    c.  Branch 2: Area Problems, Anti-derivatives aka Integrals
    d.  Exploration problems from reading assignment
  4. Exit Task
    a.  NA
  5. DW
    a.  1.1 p. 47:  3 - 6, 8 - 10