# Wisnoski's World

### January 18, 2016

## Tutoring Schedule for This Week

Tuesday - No tutoring

Wednesday - 7:30 - 7:50 and 3:30 - 4 pm

Thursday - 7:30 - 7:50 am, Lunch, and 3:30 - 4 pm

Friday - 7:30 - 7:50 am

If you stay for afternoon tutoring, make sure to be picked up by 4:05 pm.

## Algebra I

## Test on Friday

Test will cover solving systems of equations using graphing and substitution.

## Concepts for this week

We will continue to solve systems of equations this week using graphing and substitution. Completing practice problems and homework is important for mastering concepts.

## Homework grades that are below 70

Students may attend tutoring to redo homework from the first two weeks back from Christmas Break to bring homework grade up to a 70. Completing or redoing this work will help to study for test on Friday. All late homework must be completed and turned in during tutorial time.

## Practice Problems

## Math Models

## Concepts this week

Students create a model of a famous building. Students will determine an appropriate scale factor to use for their scale model, draw front, side and top views and build model in class.

## Money Matters

## Concepts for this Unit

We will research stocks and determine which stocks to "invest" in for a class project.

- Analyze the relationship between risk and return
- Distinguish between the most common types of investments
- Choose methods that can be used to assist with investment risk reduction
- Compare a full‐service brokerage firm and a discount brokerage firm
- Analyze the pros and cons of utilizing a financial advisor at a full‐service brokerage firm
- Assess the value of tax‐advantaged investments
- Explore the most common retirement plans

## Sign-up for Remind if you have not already.

I am excited about the 2015-2016 school year. If you have not signed up for my Remind, please do so. You can find the instructions on my website http://jshs.ascisd.net/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=515073&type=u

If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

## Rebecca Wisnoski

Teacher

Algebra I, Mathematical Models, Money Matters

Anderson-Shiro Jr/Sr High