20192020 AP Calculus Textbook: Second Edition ©2012Rogawski's Calculus Early Transcendentals for AP*Jon Rogawski (University of California, Los Angeles) , Ray Cannon (Baylor University) 
Letter
to 20192020 AP Calculus AB Students:
Entering into AP Calculus means entering into your first year of college mathematics. When in Precalculus, there was a major shift in expectation for students to be able to recall many skills at a moment’s notice, this is even more true in AP Calculus. Certain concepts that have been taught to you over the previous years are assumed to be mastered. If you do not have these skills, you will find that you will consistently get problems incorrect this year as you make mistakes. It is frustrating for students who spend much of their homework time relearning algebra concepts in addition to learning how to tie the concepts together. The review packet is intended for you to brush up and possibly relearn these topics.
On the review packet linked below, you have assorted problems relating to specific topics. Each problem should be done in the space provided. If and when you are unsure of how to attempt problems, research on the internet any topic you are struggling with. Don’t fake your way through these problems. You are only setting yourself up for a future struggle.
Realize also that many concepts are interrelated. This will be the focus throughout this year as we examine the mathematical relationships between topics numerically, algebraically and graphically. While you may be strong in one of these approaches, you must learn to view each topic from multiple representations to achieve full understanding. Success on your tests and quizzes throughout the year will depend on you being able to do so.
You need to get off to a good start, so it is advised to spend some quality time on the review packet. Work should be shown when needed. Also, do not rely on the calculator to work though the majority of these problems. Many times, you will be tested without a calculator, so practice without a calculator.
You will be tested on this material after the first few weeks of school. You will be expected to efficiently work through problems under a time constraint. Many students are not prepared for this expectation and find they do not have the time to check their answers like they are used to. Prepare accordingly.
If you do a few concepts each day, the whole packet will take about 5 days to complete. (21 problems each day, 5 days to get all 105 problems done)
Should you have any questions regarding this packet, feel free to email me your question. Please let me know what steps you have taken on your own so I may give you better guidance to solve that problem.
I look forward to working with you this year as you begin your journey through calculus!
Ms. Laabs
KLaabs@nusd.org
Semester 1 Week 1
Day
Date
Assgn #
Assignment
Comments
Mon
08/19/2019

No School
Tues/Wed
08/2021

No School
Thurs
08/22/2019
01
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
1. Login: AP Classroom Read and follow instructions
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5^{th} Period
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1. Login: GoogleClassroom
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Code:
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2. Register for Remind, send me Hello message.
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3. Join KhanAcademy class,
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OPTIONAL  But Advised: Practice for the diagnostic test next week, USE THIS ONLINE Calculus Readiness Test
Click each of the items to the left. The sites are linked.
BOOKMARK each of the websites
**Remind can be used with your phone (text messaging) or through your computer on their website. Or Both!
Fri
08/23
02
Readiness Test next week:
Topics:
 Exponents & Radicals
 Functions & their Graphs
 Geometry, including Coordinate Geometry
 Linear Equations & Inequalities & their Graphs; Absolute Values
 Logarithmic & Exponential Functions & their Graphs
 Polynomials & Quadratic Equations & their Graphs
 Rational Expressions & Graphs of Rational Functions
 Trigonometry & Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
Use Test in link from yesterday to practice for diagnostic test
Use Khan Academy for additional study on topics listed
OPTIONAL but also advised: Work on this handout
REVIEW PACKET FOR AP CALCULUS
Semester 1 Week 2
Day
Date
Assgn #
Assignment
Comments
Mon
08/26/2019
03
L1: Functions and Graphs
Notes will be posted  Read and Copy notes the night before a lesson. Come to class prepared to participate and add to your notes as needed.
Tues/Wed
08/2728
04
AP Calculus Readiness Test
BRING CHARGED LAPTOP
Thurs
08/29
05
L2: Linear Functions
Fri
08/30
06
L3: Trigonometry Review
All HW to be posted to Google Classroom
NO SCHOOL MONDAY
Letter to 20192020 AP Calculus AB Students: 
Entering into AP Calculus means entering into your first year of college mathematics. When in Precalculus, there was a major shift in expectation for students to be able to recall many skills at a moment’s notice, this is even more true in AP Calculus. Certain concepts that have been taught to you over the previous years are assumed to be mastered. If you do not have these skills, you will find that you will consistently get problems incorrect this year as you make mistakes. It is frustrating for students who spend much of their homework time relearning algebra concepts in addition to learning how to tie the concepts together. The review packet is intended for you to brush up and possibly relearn these topics.
On the review packet linked below, you have assorted problems relating to specific topics. Each problem should be done in the space provided. If and when you are unsure of how to attempt problems, research on the internet any topic you are struggling with. Don’t fake your way through these problems. You are only setting yourself up for a future struggle.
Realize also that many concepts are interrelated. This will be the focus throughout this year as we examine the mathematical relationships between topics numerically, algebraically and graphically. While you may be strong in one of these approaches, you must learn to view each topic from multiple representations to achieve full understanding. Success on your tests and quizzes throughout the year will depend on you being able to do so.
You need to get off to a good start, so it is advised to spend some quality time on the review packet. Work should be shown when needed. Also, do not rely on the calculator to work though the majority of these problems. Many times, you will be tested without a calculator, so practice without a calculator.
You will be tested on this material after the first few weeks of school. You will be expected to efficiently work through problems under a time constraint. Many students are not prepared for this expectation and find they do not have the time to check their answers like they are used to. Prepare accordingly.
If you do a few concepts each day, the whole packet will take about 5 days to complete. (21 problems each day, 5 days to get all 105 problems done)
Should you have any questions regarding this packet, feel free to email me your question. Please let me know what steps you have taken on your own so I may give you better guidance to solve that problem.
I look forward to working with you this year as you begin your journey through calculus!
Ms. Laabs
KLaabs@nusd.org
Semester 1 Week 1
Day  Date  Assgn #  Assignment  Comments  
Mon  08/19/2019    No School  
Tues/Wed  08/2021    No School 
 
Thurs  08/22/2019  01  FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 1. Login: AP Classroom Read and follow instructions
1. Login: GoogleClassroom
2. Register for Remind, send me Hello message.
3. Join KhanAcademy class,
OPTIONAL  But Advised: Practice for the diagnostic test next week, USE THIS ONLINE Calculus Readiness Test  Click each of the items to the left. The sites are linked. BOOKMARK each of the websites **Remind can be used with your phone (text messaging) or through your computer on their website. Or Both!  
Fri  08/23  02  Readiness Test next week: Topics:
 Use Test in link from yesterday to practice for diagnostic test Use Khan Academy for additional study on topics listed OPTIONAL but also advised: Work on this handout REVIEW PACKET FOR AP CALCULUS 
Semester 1 Week 2
Day  Date  Assgn #  Assignment  Comments 
Mon  08/26/2019  03  L1: Functions and Graphs  Notes will be posted  Read and Copy notes the night before a lesson. Come to class prepared to participate and add to your notes as needed. 
Tues/Wed  08/2728  04  AP Calculus Readiness Test BRING CHARGED LAPTOP 

Thurs  08/29  05  L2: Linear Functions  
Fri  08/30  06  L3: Trigonometry Review  All HW to be posted to Google Classroom NO SCHOOL MONDAY 
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