Betsy Stara

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Betsy Stara

A graduate of Midland University, Betsy Stara has

taught algebra and pre-algebra at Lakeview since 2009.  

She previously worked for the Schuyler school district

and for Aquinas HS in David City.  

  • Jan 13-17

    Algebra

    Mon  6.4 Solving Compound Inequalities involving "AND"   Wkst A/B

    Tues  6.5 Solving compound Inequalities  "OR" p. 351 #22-40 evens
    Wed  6.1-6.4 Quiz     

            6.6 Solving Absolute Value Equations p. 358 #10-26 evens
    Thurs  6.6 cont add #32-42 evens, 50-66 evens

              6.7  Solving Absolute-Value Equations p. 358 #10-24 evens
    Fri  6.7 cont. Challenge Problems......Classwork



    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  6.1  Ratios & Probability  p. 278 #10-28 evens, #48

    Tues  6.2  Writing & Solving Proportions  p. 287  #10-28 evens, #32, #40

    Wed  6.3  Solving Proportions using Cross Products  p. 294 #12-30evens, #38, 48, 50, 54

    Thurs  6.4  Similar & Congruent Figures  p. 302 #3-5 all, 7-14 all, #26, 30

    Fri   6.5  Similarity & Measurement  p. 307 #3-12 all, 20, 24

     

     

    Jan 6 - 10

    Algebra

    Mon   6.1 Solving Inequalities using Addition/Subtraction p. 326 #4-54 evens

    Tues  6.2 Solving Inequalities using Multiplication/Division p. 334 #36-48 all

    Wed  1:30 dismissal   6.3 Solving Multi-Step Inequalities p. 339 #20-40 evens

    Thurs  6.1-6.3 Review using whiteboards   

           6.4 Solving Compound Inequalities involving "AND" p. 345 #3, 4, 8-10, 16, 30, 32

    Fri    Solving Compound Inequalities involving "AND"      Wkst

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  5.6  Using Mult Inverses to Solve Equations  p. 255  #12-18 evens,  #22-28 evens

    Tues  5.7  Equations/Inequalities w/ Rational Numbers  p. 261 #14-36 evens, #56

    Wed 1:30 Dismissal   Quiz  5.6/5.7

    Thurs  Prerequisite Skills   6.0  p. 274 (#2-12 all)

               6.1  Ratios & Probability  p. 278 #10-28 evens, #48

    Fri  6.2  Writing & Solving Proportions  p. 287  #10-28 evens, #32, #40

     

     

     

     

     

    Dec 2-6

    Algebra

    Mon 5.2 Continued  Point-Slope Formula

    Tues  5.3 Writing Equations given 2 Points p. 288 #4-30 evens, 41, 42

    Wed  5.1-5.3 Quiz  

    Thurs  5.4 Writing Equations in Standard Form p. 294 #4-26 evens, 30-44 evens, 62

     Fri 1:30 Dismissal  5.5 Solving Story Problems using Standard Form p. 301-304

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  5.1  Rational Numbers  p. 224 #2-42 evens, #58, 60 evens, 74

     

    Tues  5.2  Add/Subtract Like Fractions  p. 231 #4-22 evens, 30-42 evens, 46,  48, 64

     

    Wed  5.3  Adding/ Subtracting Unlike Fractions  p. 237   #4-26 evens, #36-42 evens, 62

     

    Thurs  Mid Chapter Quiz  p. 240 #1-25 odds

     

    Fri  1:30 Dismissal 5.4  Multiplying Fractions  p. 244   #8-18 evens, #24-32 evens, 43, 44,  #52

     

     

    Nov 25-27

    Algebra

    Mon   5.1 Write Equations: Slope-Intercept Form p. 272 #14-38 evens, 54, 55, 56, 60, 62

    Tues  5.2 Writing Equations in Point-Slope Form p. 281 #14-44 evens , 49, 50, 51

     Wed  Snow Day

    Thurs  Thanksgiving Break

    Fri  Thanksgiving Break

     

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  Ch 1-4 Cumulative Review Packet

    Tues  finish packet

    Wed Snow Day

    Thurs  Thanksgiving Break

    Fri  Thanksgiving Break

     

    Nov 11-15--Algebra

    Mon 4.4 Graphing Lines Using Intercepts p. 225 #4-38 evens

    Tues  4.5 The Slope of a Line p. 233 #2-20 evens, 28, 30, 32
     

    Wed  1:30 Dismissal   4.4/4.5 Review Hmwk: Wkst
     

    Thurs  4.7 Graphing Lines using Slope-Intercept Form p. 246 #18-42 evens

    Fri  add  #44-52 evens; Wkst -- graphing lines using slope-intercept

     

    Nov 18-22--Algebra

    Mon  4.6   Direct Variation  p. 237 #6-32 evens

    Tues 4.8 Functions p. 255 #8-44 evens

    Wed  Quiz over 4.4-4.8  

    Thurs  Ch 4 Review

    Fri  Ch 4 Test

     

    Nov 11-15--Pre-Algebra

    Mon  4.3  Equivalent Fractions  p. 186   #12-42 evens

    Tues  4.4  Least Common Multiple  p. 191 #4-34 evens, 40-44 evens

    Wed  1:30 Dismissal  Mid Chapter Quiz  p. 194 #1, 2, 10, 14, 16, 18, 22

    Thurs  4.5  Rules of Exponents  p. 198 #4-34 evens, #46-56 evens

    Fri  4.6  Negative/Zero Exponents  p. 203 #16-36 evens, #44-50 evens

     

    Nov 18-22--Pre-Algebra

    Mon  4.7  Scientific Notation  p. 208   #16-36 evens

    Tues  4.5-4.7 Quiz 

             Ch 4 Review

    Wed    Ch 4 Test

    Thurs  5.0  Prerequisite Skills  p. 220 #4, 8, 12, 14

              5.1  Rational Numbers  p. 224 #2-42 evens, #50-60 evens

     Fri  5.2  Adding/Subtracting Like Fractions  p. 231 #10-40 evens, #48

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    Nov 4-8

    Algebra

    Mon   4.1 The Coordinate Plane p. 206 #10-26 evens, 36-39 all
     

    Tues   4.2 Graphing Linear Equations p. 213 #4-48 evens, # 58, 60, 68, 74, 80
     

    Wed     4.3 Graphing Horizontal and Vertical Lines p. 219 #4-32 all, #36-46 evens

    Thurs   4.4 Graphing Lines Using Intercepts p. 225 #4-38 evens, 56, 60, 72, 74

    Fri  $.1-4.4 Quiz

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  Ch 1-3 Review

    Tues   4.0  Prerequisite Skills  p. 172 #4, #8

             4.1  Factors & Prime Factorization  p. 176 #4-40 evens

    Wed   4.2  Greatest Common Factor  p. 181 #12-28 x4’s,  #36-42 evens

    Thurs  4.3  Equivalent Fractions  p. 186   #12-42 evens

    Fri      4.4  Least Common Multiple  p. 191 #4-34 evens, 40-44 evens

     

     

    Oct 28 - Nov 1

    Algebra

    Mon  No School

    Tues  3.8 Rates and Ratios p. 180 #6-38 evens, 39-46 all, 54, 56, 60

             3.9 Percents p. 186 #3-10 all, #16-26 evens

    Wed  Review ratios, rates and percents 3.8/3.9 Wkst

    Thurs  Ch 3 Review

    Fri  Ch 3 Test

     

    Pre-Algebra 

    Mon  No School

    Tues  Ch 3 Review

    Wed  Ch 3 Test

    Thurs  4.0  Prerequisite Skills  p. 172 #4, #8

              4.1  Factors & Prime Factorization  p. 176 #4-40 evens

    Fri  4.2  Greatest Common Factor  p. 181 #12-28 x4’s,  #36-42 evens


     

     

    Oct 21-25

     Algebra

    Mon  No School

    Tues  3.7 Formulas Wkst

             Solving Equations Practice  p. 147 #21, 27, 33, 35, 39, 47

                                                     p. 154 #23, 29, 33, 41, 43

    Wed   1:30 Dismissal    p. 169 #1-21 odds, 22

    Thurs  Ch 3 Story Problems  p. 161 #40-43,   p. 167 #36-38,    p. 175 #18-23, 25, 26

              Notes over  3.8 Ratios/Rates

    Fri  3.8 Wkst and p. 161 #25, 29, 31, 33, 35, 49

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  No School

    Tues  3.4  Solving  Inequalities  p. 142  #4-22 all,  49, 50  skip #11 #22-36 evens,

    Wed  3.5  Solving Inequalities using Mult/Div  p. 148 #12-34 evens, #54,  #60

    Thurs  3.6  Solving Multi-Step Inequalities  p. 153 #4-30 evens

    Fri  3.4-3.6 Review, then Quiz

     

    Oct 14-18

    Algebra

    Mon 3.5 More on Linear Equations p. 160 #8-48 x4's

    Tues  3.6 Solving Decimal Equations p. 166 #8-28 evens, 30, 34, 40

    Wed  3.4-3.6 Quiz

    Thurs  3.7 Formulas p. 174 #3-8 all, 15, 16, 20-23 all

    Fri   3.5-3.7 Review Worksheet

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  3.1  Solving 2-Step Equations  p. 122 #4-18 evens, #24-32 evens

    Tues  3.2  Solving Equations w/ Like Terms & (  )  p. 127 #4-36 evens, #40-54 evens

    Wed Review  p. 139 #4-10, p. 781 #1-22

    Thurs  3.3  Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides  p. 133 #4-30 evens

    Fri  3.4  Solving  Inequalities  p. 142  #4-22 all,  49, 50  skip #11 #22-36 evens


     

     

    Oct 7-11

    Algebra

    Mon 3.0/3.1 Solving Equations using Addition/Subtraction p.  135 #26-52 evens, 58-78 evens

    Tues 3.2 Solving Equations Using Multiplication and Div p. 141 #22-44 evens, 48-56 evens

    Wed  3.3 Solving Multi-Step Equations p. 147 #8-38 evens
    Thurs 3.3 cont.. Practice with whiteboards....... p. 785 #1-22 all
    Fri     3.1-3.3 Quiz

             3.4 Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides p. 154 #22-48 evens, 54, 56

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  Ch 2 Review

    Tues  Ch 2 Test

    Wed  Test Corrections / 3.0 Prerequisite Skills   p. 118 (#2-13 all)

    Thurs  3.1  Solving 2-Step Equations  p. 122 #4-18 evens, #24-32 evens

    Fri  3.2  Solving Equations w/ Like Terms & (  )  p. 127 #4-36 evens, #40-54 evens

     

     

    Sept  30 - Oct 4

    Algebra

    Mpn  2.7 Combining Like Terms p.110 #4-36 evens

    Tues   2.8 Dividing Real Numbers p. 116 #4-52 evens

    Wed  Quiz 2.5-2.8 /  Ch 2 Review  p. 125 #2-36 evens, 40, 42

    Thurs  Ch 2 Test
     

    Fri  3.1 p. 135 #26-52 evens, 58-78 evens

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  2.6  Solving Equations using Mult/Div  p. 99 #8-24 evens, 28-34 evens

    Tues  2.7  Decimal Operations & Equations with Decimals  p. 105 #4-34 evens

    Wed  Ch 2 Review                            

    Thurs  Ch 2 Test

    Fri  3.0 Prerequisite Skills   p. 118 (#2-13 all)

          3.1  Solving 2-Step Equations  p. 122 #4-18 evens, #24-32 evens

     

     

    Sept 23-27

    Algebra

    Mon  2.6  The Distributive Property p. 104 #20-52 evens  #80-92 evens (in class)

    Tues  2.7 Combining Like Terms p.110 #4-36 evens

    Wed 2.8 Dividing Real Numbers p. 116 #4-52 evens

    Thurs  College Access Day No Algebra Class

    Fri  No School

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  2.4  Variables and Equations     p. 87 #4-18 evens, 20-30 evens

    Tues  2.5  Solving Equations Using Add/Subtract  p. 93 #12-26 evens, 32-40 evens

    Wed  2.6  Solving Equations using Mult/Div  p. 99 #8-24 evens, 28-34 evens

    Thurs  College Access Day  No Pre-Algebra Class

    Fri  No School

     

    Sept 20-24

    Algebra

    Mon    2.1 The Real Number Line p. 68 #14-40 x4's, #60-62 all


    Tues   2.2 Absolute Value p. 74 #4-40 multiples of 4’s, #56-59

    Wed    2.3 Adding Real Numbers p. 81 #1-17 all; 18-48 evens

    Thurs 2.4 Subtracting Real Numbers p. 89 #10, 16-44 multiples of 4’s

    Fri      2.1-2.4 Quiz  

     Pre-Algebra

    Mon  Test Corrections

    Tues  2.0  Pre-Requisite Skills   p.  62  (#2-11 all)

            2.1  Properties and Operations   p. 66  #16-38 evens

    Wed  2.2  The Distributive Property   p. 75 #8-26 evens, 56-60 evens

    Thurs  2.3  Simplifying Variable Expressions p. 8 #16-30 evens, 44-52 evens

    Fri  Mid Chapter Quiz  p. 84 #1-22 all

     

    Sept 9-13

    Algebra

    Mon  1.8 An Introduction to Functions p. 51 #8-24 evens

    Tues 1.4-1.8 Quiz/Review

    Wed  Chapter 1 Review

    Thurs  Chapter 1 Test

    Fri   2.0

           2.1 The Real Number Line p. 68 #14-42 evens, #60-70 evens, #80 
     


    Pre-Algebra

    Mon 1.7  Multiplying/Dividing Integers on white boards/5 Question Quiz

    Tues  1.8  The Coordinate Plane  p. 49 #17-24 all, 27, 28

    Wed  Mean/Median/Mode/Range  p. 40 #1-8    

    Thurs  Ch 1 Review

    Fri   Ch 1 Test  

     

     

    Sept 2-6 

    Algebra

    Mon  Labor Day   No School

    Tues  1.4/1.5 Wkst in class; 1.4/1.5 Quiz
     

    Wed  1.6  A Problem Solving Plan Using Models p. 39 #4, 10, 14, 16, 22, 24-32 evens
     

    Thurs   1.7  Tables and Graphs p. 45 #6-22 all, #24
     

    Fri   1.8   An Introduction to Functions p. 51 #8-24 evens

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  Labor Day   No School

    Tues   1.5  Adding Integers          p. 31  #16-38 evens, #48, #68

    Wed   1.6  Subtracting Integers  p. 36 #12-30 evens, 36-46 evens

    Thurs   Mean/Median/Mode/Range  p. 40 #1-8

    Fri      1.7  Multiplying and Dividing Integers  p. 44 #4-24 evens, 30-42 evens

     

    Aug 26-30   

    Algebra

    Mon  1.1 Variables in Algebra  p.  #10-66 evens

    Tues 1.2 Exponents and Powers p. 12 #14-58 evens, #66 
     

    Wed   1.3 Order of Operations p. 18 #4-40 evens, #54-57 all, 68
     

    Thurs  1.1-1.3 Story Problems     1.1-1.3 Quiz

    Fri       1.4 Equations and Inequalities p. 27 #26-62 evens

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon  1.1  Expressions and Variables  p. 7  #4-36 evens, #42-48 evens

    Tues  1.2  Powers and Exponents   p. 12  #4-32 evens, #36, #48

    Wed  1.3  Order of Operations   p. 18 #4-34 evens

    Thurs  1.4  Comparing and Ordering Integers  p. 24 #18-40 evens, #44-50 evens

    Fri     Mid-Chapter Quiz  

     

    August 19-23   

    Algebra

    Mon---No School

    Tues---Meet and Greet Students/Introductions/Seating Chart

    Wed---Skills Test/Computation Review

    Thurs---Interest Inventory/Computation Review/Class Rules and Procedures

    Fri---Book Scavenger Hunt/Vocabulary

     

    Pre-Algebra

    Mon---No School

    Tues---Meet and Greet Students/Introductions/Seating Chart

    Wed---Skills Test/Computation Review

    Thurs---Interest Inventory/Computation Review/Class Rules and Procedures

    Fri---Book Scavenger Hunt/1.1 Pre-Requisite Skills 4  (#1-10 all)

     

     

     

     

     

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