My little girl woke me up at 4 this morning with a temperature of 102. My husband doesn't get sick time with his job, so it's always on me to make arrangements when the kids are sick. These are the worst possible kind of days off - the ones you can't plan for!
I immediately put in for a sub (we have a neato new way to do it online so I didn't have to wait for a decent hour to make a phone call) and tried to think what I could get the kids to do today without me. It actually worked out well that because I was out on Monday for the STEM conference my seating charts are still sitting on top of my desk at school. Normally they'd be hidden in a filing cabinet or not even current.
Precalc was pretty easy - I gave them a list of book assignments for the chapter, so they are to move on on their own. It should be a review (Inverse Functions) but I guess we'll see about that when I get back tomorrow!
Algebra 2 was the toughest; we just had a test yesterday and are in between topics. I have the next chapter laid out by day and was going to give them a copy of my plan today.... guess I'll need to go change some dates! I ended up some of the "practice for the next chapter" problems and then a little activity about plotting real-type data to determine if it's discrete or continuous. I think they can handle it.
Algebra 1 was the easiest; I already had a review sheet ready for them - we're having a test on Friday. Staying home today actually gives me some time to get a review game of some sort ready for them for tomorrow.
The funniest thing is that I immediately went to my textbook websites to figure out assignments and such at 4 this morning. In getting my girl socks and a drink and a tissue a few minutes ago I noticed that all of my teacher editions are stacked on a side table in the family room. I can only plead that it was super duper early and I was too tired to think about that.... and it also shows me that my dependence on the hard-copies of the books is obviously waning. I'm obviously comfortable with accessing my resources online!
Hopefully she'll be better tomorrow. Otherwise, I may have to call in the reserves (in-laws).