## September 29, 2006

Algebra - Friday, Sept. 29

Reviewed for the test on Monday on Chapter 3. There will be a study session at 8:15 on Monday morning. You will also need graph paper for chapter four!

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:27 PM

BAG - Friday, Sept. 29

Last day of performance series testing.,...no presents...chapter 3 test next week!

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:26 PM

## September 28, 2006

Algebra - Thursday, Sept. 28

We went over the homework from yesterday. I told everyone that if you understood 11-25 and number 31 on p. 177, then you should feel very comfortable about the material, do not stress. We went over section 3.8 and completed a worksheet together in class on rate/ratio/percent. We started to review for the chapter 3 test which is on Monday. Homework is p. 190-192, 1-33, odd. I also gave several different suggestions for studying more for the test. There will be a study session on Monday at 8:15.

Posted by Moncrieff at 12:29 PM

BAG- Thursday, Sept. 28

We did performance series testing today. No presents! We will go over yesterday's homework on Monday!

Posted by Moncrieff at 12:26 PM

## September 27, 2006

Great websites to practice with

http://amby.com/educate/math/integer.html

http://www.edhelper.com/math/integers90.htm

http://www.mathwizz.com/integers/page6.html      interactive, students plug in whole numbers and the program generates the problems and checks for them.

http://www.leeric.lsu.edu/bgbb/7/ecep/math/e/e.htm  practice with integers and order of operations with answers to follow on the same page…

http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/math-integ.html   website with lots of possible practice in several categories…

http://www.fi.uu.nl/toepassingen/02018/toepassing_wisweb.en.html  solving equations with variables on both sides and you can keep score

http://www.algebrahelp.com/worksheets/view/simplifying/multiplesigns.quiz  good practice of equations with multiple signs

http://www.algebrahelp.com/  great general for algebra practice and tips(basics too)

http://www.321know.com/add.htm#topic60, interactive practice, but it does separate adding/subtracting from multiplying and dividing and this is generally where the kids have problems when they are all in together.

Posted by Moncrieff at 01:55 PM

Algebra - Wednesday, Sept. 27

Okay....new day and new test day as a result! We went over section 3.7 and worked several problems on the dry erase boards. The test has been moved to Monday with the study session on Monday, also. Homework for tonight is more practice on 3.7, p. 177, 3-33, all.

Posted by Moncrieff at 12:44 PM

BAG - Wednesday, Sept. 27

Great day! Collected signed tests and test corrections. Make sure that you have them done and signed by tomorrow, if you haven't already. We went over the homework on rates and ratios and completed a worksheet on converting fractions to decimals to percents. Homework is p. 116, 5-45, odd. Be sure to check your answers in the back of the book. We will be doing performance series testing the next two days.

Posted by Moncrieff at 11:18 AM

## September 26, 2006

Algebra - Tuesday, Sept. 26

We graded the quizzes in class today. We went over section 3.7 on Functions and Formulas. Homework is worksheet 3.7, 1 - 27, only. We will have the chapter 3 test on Friday with a study session Friday AM at 8:15,

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:13 PM

BAG - Tuesday, Sept. 26

Tests were returned today. They are to go home for parent signature and test corrections, if necessary. There will be a study session at 8:15 tomorrow to go over test corrections for anyone that is not 100% confident.
We also went over sections 3.1-3.3 in class today. We did a worksheet in class and presents are p. 106, 11-23, odd, p. 109, 11-31, ond p. 113, 11-25, odd. Have a terrific day!

Posted by Moncrieff at 10:59 AM

## September 25, 2006

Algebra - Monday, Sept. 25

We finished the quiz today that we started on Friday. Unfortunately, that was as far as we got....no presents! There will be a test on Chapter 3 on Friday with a study session at 8:15 on Friday.
Also, for chapter 4, you will need graph paper, so be sure and purchase some before next Monday if you don't have any.

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:45 PM

BAG - Monday, Sept. 25

We finished up our tests from Friday! We didn't start any new material today. No presents!

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:43 PM

BAG - Monday, Sept. 25

We finished up our tests from Friday! We didn't start any new material today. No presents!

Posted by Moncrieff at 10:49 AM

## September 21, 2006

BAG - Thursday, Sept. 21

WE are getting equations!!! We went over 2.10 homework and practiced solving equations with variables on both sides. We WILL have the test tomorrow on solving equations. There will be a study session at 8:15. Please plan to be there!

Posted by Moncrieff at 12:33 PM

Algebra - Thursday, Sept. 21

We went over homework on p. 157 and 159. We went over 3.6, solving equations with decimals. There will be a quiz tomorrow on 3.1 - 3.4 and 3.6.
Presents for tonight include worksheet 3.6, 1-6, all and 8-28, even.

Posted by Moncrieff at 12:32 PM

## September 20, 2006

BAG-Wednesday, September 20

Early release day...short classes. We took a brief break from equations and went over coordinate plane, section 2.10. Homework was workbook 2.10, 1-24, all. We will have a test on Friday on equations with a review session on Friday morning at 8:15.

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:32 PM

Algebra- Wednesday, Sept. 20

Early release day...short classes. We practiced on dry erase boards, more practice on 3.4, Solving equations with variables on both sides. Each class has a different homework, since we finished at different places.

3rd, p. 157, 23-41,odd, p. 159, 55-69, odd
6th, p. 157, 21-41, odd, p. 159, 55-69, odd
7th, p. 157, 17-41, odd, p. 159, 55-69, odd

Quiz Friday on 3.1-3.4, and 3.6.
Study session tomorrow(Thursday) at 8:15 for the quiz on Friday.

Website for extra practice: www.algebrahelp.com (go to section on simplifying)

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:30 PM

## September 19, 2006

BAG - Tuesday, Sept. 19

We are still taking the time to work on equations. We practiced on the distributive property in class, the "Ray Floob" worksheet. If you weren't here, you won't know what I am talking about. Homework is to finish 13-18 on Ray Floob side of worksheet and 1-6 on the other side with the equations. You are to show all work and checks. We are hoping to have our test on Friday. Stay tuned for more information in regards to the test.

Posted by Moncrieff at 01:22 PM

Algebra - Tuesday, September 18

Signed tests are ALMOST all turned in...make sure you have yours in tomorrow! We went over questions on homework worksheet 3.4, 1-24, all. Be sure to check each problem! We have a quiz on Friday on 3.1 - 3.4, and 3.6!

Posted by Moncrieff at 12:46 PM

## September 18, 2006

BAG - Sept. 18

Today was a big review day for working equations with the distributive property. There is still plenty of practice that needs to be done using integer rules. There will be a test on Friday on working equations and checking your work. There will also be a study session on Friday at 8:15 for the test.
Presents for tonight were worksheet 17(crossword that was started in class on Thursday) to be finished on a separate piece of paper. All work must be shown and checked.

Posted by Moncrieff at 03:12 PM

Algebra - Monday, Sept. 18

We went over homework on WS 3.1 and 3.2. Collected signed tests. If you didn't bring yours today, bring your signed test tomorrow. We took notes on 3.3. Presents were worksheet 3.3, 1 - 27, all. Be sure to check each problem! We will have a quiz on Friday on 3.1 - 3.4, 3.6. we will have a study session on Thursday at 8:15.

Posted by Moncrieff at 12:35 PM

## September 14, 2006

Algebra - Friday, September 15

We checked over worksheet 2.6C in class. Test corrections were passed back out and tests are to go home and be signed and returned on Monday. We started chapter 3 and covered 3.1 and 3.2, solving one step equations. We practiced the right way to set up an equation and solve as well as CHECK!! Very important step in solving equations. Worksheets 3.1 and 3.2 B are due on Monday,. Make sure to show all work and check for full credit!
**Progress reports were also sent home today. They do not need to be returned.

Posted by Moncrieff at 01:46 PM

BAG - Thursday, September 14

Chapter 1 test comes home today. Test corrections should be done as well as a parent's signature should be done by Monday. Overall, the grades were pretty good. We are working on solving equations in class. We spent today practicing on dry erase boards. Two worksheets are due on Monday, Solving Two-Step Equations with Integers and Solving Equations Using the Distributive Property. Be sure to show all work on a separate piece of paper and check.

** Progress reports went home today. They no longer need to be signed and returned since we have iParent.

Posted by Moncrieff at 01:41 PM

## September 11, 2006

BAG - Monday, Sept. 11

No class and no presents!

Posted by Moncrieff at 05:02 PM

Algebra- Monday, Sept. 11

We did a major review of the chapter 2 test. Test corrections are due on Wednesday for getting points back. Remember, you must, must show your work for credit!

Posted by Moncrieff at 05:02 PM

## September 05, 2006

BAG - Sept. 5

Reminder that the chapter 1 test is Friday. Homework for today is section 1.9, inequalities. Book work is p. 46, 13 - 29, do not graph and workbook 1.9, practice page, 1 - 11, all and do graph. In preparation for Friday's test, p. 647, 1 - 17, and 21-25, all. This will be due on Thursday. We will have a study session on Thursday morning at 8:15.

Posted by Moncrieff at 11:13 AM

Algebra - Tuesday, Sept. 5

Reminder, chapter 2 test will be this Friday. Homework for today is p. 103, 19-69, odd, p. 106, 95-113, odd. The review for the chapter 2 test is p. 798, 1 - 59, all, 6th and 7th periods will not meet on Wednesday and both of these assignments are due on Thursday. 3rd period will be able to work on these on Wednesday in class and they will be due on Thursday, also.
We will have a study session on Friday at 8:15, please plan to be there.

Posted by Moncrieff at 11:08 AM

## September 01, 2006

Algebra - September 1

We quickly reviewed over 2-5 on multiplying and dividing real numbers. Those that needed to finish the quiz, did so and then we checked it in class. Homework is worksheet 2.7, 1-24, all.
Have a super long weekend!

Posted by Moncrieff at 02:50 PM

BAG - Friday, September 1

Quizzes were returned and we went over them. We reviewed over 1-6 on translating verbal expressions into algebraic expressions. Wow! What an improvement. First period went over 1-7 and has homework, p. 35, 13-49, odd. Second period practiced more on the dry erase boards and do not have the homework since they completed that last night.