November 30, 2005
Complete workbook lesson 3-1, Study Guide page, problems 1-14.
Posted by Beals at 02:20 PM
November 29, 2005
Complete Study Guide 7A, SYW.
There will be a study session tomorrow morning at 8:15.
Math test tomorrow.
Posted by Beals at 06:43 PM
November 28, 2005
It is great to have everyone back. This class was ready to go this morning and we accomplished a lot.
HOMEWORK: Complete Study Guide for Test. Have your parents sign your weekly quiz from 11/14-18, and on your progress report.
I will have Math study sessions Tues., Wed., and Thurs. of this week. Students who wish to attend should report to the theater at 8:15. Students attending STARS early morning classes should attend their STARS class.
We will have a test Wed., and we are using Monday and Tuesday class time to review for the test.
Posted by Beals at 09:57 AM
November 18, 2005
No homework - Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!
Posted by Beals at 10:27 PM
November 16, 2005
Complete lesson 35, SYW.
Several students need to have a parent sign their quiz from last week.
I cannot have a study session tomorrow morning due to a meeting.
Posted by Beals at 01:08 PM
November 15, 2005
Ask your parent to sign your quiz from last week.
Complete Lesson 34, SYW.
Check yesterday's blog for two "Decimal websites" for fun practice.
Posted by Beals at 10:48 AM
November 14, 2005
Ask for parent signature on last week's "Weekly Quiz".
Complete Lesson 32, Decimal place value. SYW.
Quiz tomorrow over the Decimal Chart.
Skills important for working with decimals:
Decimals are another way of writing a fraction = part of a whole.
You read "." as and.
Place value to the right of the decimal; tenths, hundredths, thousandths, ...
Read and write decimals.
When adding and subtracting decimals; line up the decimals and bring the decimal straight down into your answer.
When multiplying decimals; count the number of places behind the decimal in both numbers and move the decimal left in the answer.
When dividing decimals by whole numbers; move the decimal straight up into the quotient.
When dividing decimals by decimals; sweep the outside decimal to the right - sweep the inside decimal the same number of places, then move the decimal straight up into the quotient.
Two good web sites for practice:
Posted by Beals at 11:10 AM
November 11, 2005
Complete the Equation worksheet, SYW. Remember to show your answer as "w = 8". Put your answer on a simple number line and tell if the number is a whole number (W) and/or rational number (R).
Next week we will begin working with decimals.
Posted by Beals at 12:13 PM
November 10, 2005
Workbook practice page, Section 1-5, odd problems. If you write large, on a separate sheet of notebook or graph paper, write the problems and "bring down". If you write small you can work in the workbook and "bring down". Remember your Order of Operations - P E M D A S
Example: Solve if W=13
W + 12 =
13 + 12 = 25
We will have weekly quiz problems directly from Wed. and tonight's homework and the three vocabulary words; equation, variable, and equal sign.
Posted by Beals at 01:00 PM
November 09, 2005
Workbook practice page 1-5, even problems. If you write large, on a separate sheet of notebook or graph paper, write the problems and "bring down". If you write small you can work in the workbook and "bring down". Remember your Order of Operations - P E M D A S
Example: Solve if W=13
W + 12 =
13 + 12 = 25
Posted by Beals at 10:40 AM
November 07, 2005
Complete Set J worksheet, rewriting the fraction problems on a separate sheet of graph or notebook paper, SYW. Complete the back, equation problems, on the worksheet, SYW. "Bring down" the answer.
3 + R = 9
R = 6
Quiz Wed over new vocabulary words and tonight's homework.
Enjoy Tuesday :)
Posted by Beals at 12:18 PM
November 04, 2005
Write a paragraph solution for two (2) word problems from lesson 31. Write complete sentences describing each step you did to solve the problem. Be specific, using the numbers in the problem.
Posted by Beals at 09:45 AM
November 03, 2005
Complete lesson 31, SYW on graph or notebook paper.
We will have two study sessions next week, Wed. and Thurs. at 8:15.
Math homework 11/3/05
Posted by Beals at 04:33 PM
November 02, 2005
Complete worksheet Set I, SYW on separate graph or notebook paper.
Posted by Beals at 09:59 AM
November 01, 2005
Workbook practice page 7-4, problems 10-18. Show your work.
Write each of the following steps on your paper for every problem.
d = _____
C = pi X d
"work the problem"
C = answer with "last name" (measurement)
Posted by Beals at 10:58 AM