# Q3W25 Algebra

Teacher Carol Barnes Algebra 7th/8th Q3W25 Feb.21-25 Polynomials
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Review Classifying Polynomials

Factor Polynomials with Greatest Common Factor

Factor a Difference in Squares

Factor Trinomials

Factor Trinomials with a coefficient on the first term using “slip and slide”

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday:

Whole Group:  Finish test on Multiplying and Dividing Radicals.  Print and take notes on Factoring Polynomials with this page:  Factoring Polynomials Notes Day 1 .   From home, watch video of teacher going over notes at this link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0pqOkTqDNc

Independent Work:  Finish problems on back of note-taking page and turn in for a grade Wednesday.

Wednesday:

Whole Group:  Print and take notes on Factoring Polynomials with a Difference in Squares with this page:  Difference of Squares Notes Day 2.   From home, watch the video of teacher going over the notes at this link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_opSIAy1Jw8 .

Independent Work:  Finish the problems on the back of the page for classwork.

Thursday/Friday:

Whole Group: Print and take notes on Factoring Trinomials with this page:  Factoring Trinomials GCG Notes Day 3.   From home, watch the video of teacher going over the notes at this link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glkp5heu7r0.

Independent Work:  Finish the problems on the back of the page for classwork and turn in for grade.

Whole Group:  Print and take notes on Factoring Trinomials with “slip and slide” method with this page:  Factoring Trinomials Slip and Slide ax+ bx = c Day 5 .  From home, watch video of teacher going over the notes at this link:  https://youtu.be/rbLoxPtXy0w.

Independent Work:  Students will finish problems on the back of the page;

Homework:   Factoring Review Sheet (printable copy):  Polynomial Factoring Review

Assignments Due

Work to be graded this week includes:

The problems on the back of the pages of notes from Monday/Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday/Friday.