We will be working on our bridge project for the next several days....I will keep you posted if there is anything you need to do outside of class.

posted on: May 04, 2007

We took a partner quiz on function tables and graphing. We will begin bridges tomorrow so if you signed up to bring in cardboard or any other supplies, please bring them in.

posted on: May 02, 2007

We went over graphing with a function table to prepare for the quiz tomorrow. No homework.

posted on: May 01, 2007

We went over 10.4 and homework was worked on in class. Workbook 10.4, both study guide and practice, all. We will have a quiz on Wednesday.

posted on: April 30, 2007

Quizzes were passed back. We went over 10.1 and 10.2, functions and graphing with functions. Homework is WB 10.1 and 10.3, both study guide and practice pages for each section.

posted on: April 27, 2007

Quiz today on 13.1-13.4. No presents!

posted on: April 26, 2007

We went over 13.3 Subtracting with polynomials. Homework is p. 575, 10-25 and 29, 32. Also, p. 576, 4-10,mid chapter self test. We will have a quiz tomorrow on 13.1-13.4.

posted on: April 25, 2007

We went over 13.3, adding polynomials. Homework is p. 572, 10-27, 31-31 and Workbook 13.3, practice, 5-16.

posted on: April 24, 2007

We finished the movie, "Stand and Deliver" and went over 13.1 polynomials. Homework is p. 563 (24-31, 38, 39) and p. 569 ( 21-32, 37, 40).

posted on: April 23, 2007

We continue to watch "Stand and Deliver". No presents!

posted on: April 20, 2007

Finally, I am back.....thanks for everyone's support while I am trying to recover from surgery. Thanks to Mrs. Johnson that kept us up to date on where we should be! Tomorrow is the big day for the math CRCT! You can do it! Take your time and concentrate. This is what we have been working towards all year! Good luck! I am sure you will make me proud!

posted on: April 17, 2007

The quiz was passed back and gone over. We also went over converting measurement. A packet was given that is due tomorrow.

posted on: March 29, 2007

Quiz on 4.1/4.3/4.4

posted on: March 28, 2007

We went over mean, median;, mode and range. We will have a quiz tomorrow on mean, median, mode, range, bar graphs and histograms and line plots.

posted on: March 27, 2007

We went over 4.1 and 4.3, Bar graphs, histographs and line plots. Homework is workbook 4.1, practice, all and 4.3, practice, all. We will have a quiz on Wednesday on 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3.

posted on: March 26, 2007

Test corrections on chapter 12 test. Make sure to have them signed. We also went over CRCT packet #4. We went over transformations. The transformation worksheet is due on Monday.

posted on: March 23, 2007

Test corrections on chapter 12 test. Make sure to have them signed. We also went over CRCT packet #4. We went over transformations. The transformation worksheet is due on Monday.

posted on: March 23, 2007

Chapter 12 test today! No homework!

posted on: March 22, 2007

We reviewed on dry erase boards for the chapter 12 test tomorrow. There will be a study session tomorrow at 8:15.

posted on: March 21, 2007

We started to review for our chapter 12 test on Thursday. Page 658, 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-5 and 12, 6.and 6.6.

posted on: March 20, 2007

We reviewed over 12.2 and 12.3, Permutations and Combinations. We also went over 6.6, Probability. Homework is workbook, practice, 6.6, all.

posted on: March 15, 2007

We went over 12.1, counting outcomes and started 12.2/12.3. Homework is 12./2 and 12.3 workbook, practice, all. Tomorrow is pie day, remember to bring your goodies!

posted on: March 13, 2007

Signed chapter 11 tests were collected. We also signed up for Pie Day on Wednesday. Be sure to do your shopping tonight or plan to tomorrow night! We started chapter 12 and went over 12.1, Counting outcomes. Homework is workbook practice, 12.1, 1-8, all and book work p. 520, 7-18, all.

posted on: March 12, 2007

Chapter 11 tests were passed back to 1st period and most of 7th period for test corrections. When test corrections were completed and checked by Ms. M for accuracy, the students worked on a CRCT packet that is due next Friday. Chapter 11 tests are to be signed and returned on Monday.

posted on: March 09, 2007

We took the chapter 11 test today. We are closing in on those CRCTs, so even though there is no written homework, you can always practice for the CRCT!

posted on: March 08, 2007

We went over surface area of rectangular prisms and triangular prisms. Homework is workbook 11-5, practice, 1-11, all.

posted on: February 28, 2007

We reviewed over volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones. Finish the worksheet we started in class and be sure to bring your formula sheet with you for the quiz. There will be a study session at 8:15 tomorrow.

posted on: February 26, 2007

We went over volume of pyramids and cones. Homework is workbook, 11-4, practice, 1-11, all. Try #9!!!

posted on: February 23, 2007

We worked on a CRCT review packet that is due tomorrow.

posted on: February 21, 2007

We took a quiz today on perimeter, area, circumference and are of circles. No presents! Enjoy your long weekend!

posted on: February 16, 2007

Chapter 5 tests were passed back today and test corrections as well as a parent signature are needed. We started working on both area and perimeter which will be found in a variety of chapters. Today we discussed the area and perimeter of the rectangle, square and parallelogram only. You are given a formula sheet that you may fill in and use on quizzes and tests. Be sure to hold onto this because you will not be given another. We worked in class on a two sided worksheet that is to be completed tomorrow.

posted on: February 12, 2007

We reviewed for our chapter 5 test tomorrow. There will be a study session tomorrow at 8:15. There is no written homework, but you need to study by practicing problems, doing chapter test at end of chapter or using the publisher's website.

posted on: February 08, 2007

We started to review for our chapter 5 test that is on Friday. P. 617, do sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5 and 5.6, all problems. I have an answer key for you to check your work for accuracy. Make sure you are studying and come to class with questions tomorrow. There will be a study session Friday at 8:15.

posted on: February 07, 2007

We went very slowly over congruent and similar triangles. We took notes and went over part of the worksheet on similar triangles. Homework is to do numbers 2-10 on the right hand side of the worksheet given in class.

posted on: February 06, 2007

We took each other's practice quizzes (lots were excellent!!) and then took the vocabulary quiz. No presents this weekend!

posted on: February 02, 2007

We went over 5.5, congruent triangles. We did some high tech practice!!! Homework is p. 212, 8-14, 18, only.

posted on: January 31, 2007

We reviewed over geometry vocabulary getting ready for a vocabulary quiz on Friday. We worked on angle tangle worksheet together in class using the properties learned about parallel lines that have a transversal going through it. Both sides of the worksheet were worked on. Anything not completed in class is to be finished for homework.

posted on: January 30, 2007

We went over characteristics of quadrilaterals and used a flow chart to help organize thoughts and characteristics. Homework is p. 203, 4-19, omit #8. We will have a vocabulary quiz on Friday on the whole geometry vocabulary packet.

posted on: January 29, 2007

We went over classifying triangles today based on sides and angles. Homework is page 198, 9-21, 25-27.

posted on: January 26, 2007

We went over 5.1, parallel lines. Homework is 191-192, 10-32, omit 28.

posted on: January 25, 2007

I checked for signed tests and test corrections. We started chapter 5, Geometry. We went over vocabulary with our vocab packets. We will be doing a drawing tomorrow using all the vocabulary tomorrow.

posted on: January 22, 2007

Chapter 9 tests went home today and you need to do test corrections and get them signed. We did accelerated math in class today. Have a super weekend!

posted on: January 20, 2007

Chapter 9 test today!! I hope everyone does well! No presents....next week we will start geometry!

posted on: January 18, 2007

Get ready for the chapter 9 test on Thursday. We did review work in class today on 9.1-9.5. We did book work, p. 630, section 9.1 (2-30, evens). 9.2 (2-28, even), 9.3, (1-5, all) NO CALCULATORS ON 9.1-9.3, BUT YOU MAY USE THEM ON 9.4 AND 9.5, 9.4, (1-14, all) and 9.5 (1-3, all, not section 9-5A). We will have a study session on Thursday at 8:15. I would certainly plan to be there.

posted on: January 16, 2007

We went over 9.4 and worked on 9.5, Using the Pythagorean Theorem. Homework is workbook, 9.5, study guide 1-3, practice, 1-6, and book work p. 394, 1-10 in the mid-chapter test.

posted on: January 11, 2007

Phew, how about that Pythagorean Theorem? We took notes and practices the Pythagorean Theorem. Homework is p. 400, 11-29, 34-37.

If you are reading this on Wednesday, January 10, print a copy of this, have your parent's sign and return to me tomorrow for a free homework pass! :)

posted on: January 10, 2007

Short chapter in chapter 9! We did sections 9.2 and 9.3 today in class. Homework is workbook practice, 9.2 1-24, all, and 9.3, 1-9, only. We will have our chapter test next Thursday with a study session at 8:15 that morning.

posted on: January 09, 2007

Happy New Year! Welcome back. We jumped right in to chapter 9 and did section 9.1, square roots. Homework is workbook 9.1, practice, 1-21, all.

posted on: January 08, 2007

Happy Holidays and a Happy, Happy New Year!!

posted on: December 20, 2006

Chapter 8 tests were passed back. They are to be signed and test corrections made. We are doing some fun holiday packets in class.

posted on: December 18, 2006

Chapter 8 test...I am hopeful, everyone seems ready! No presents!!

posted on: December 15, 2006

I am back and pleased with how you guys are doing!!! We went over the mock test and worked in partners on p. 654, 1-17, all. We will have the test tomorrow and there will be a study session in Mrs. Klucsarits room at 8:15 tomorrow!

posted on: December 14, 2006

We went over simple interest and completed a worksheet together in class. Another practice worksheet for homework.

posted on: December 07, 2006

Short day! We worked in class on a worksheet on percent of change. Finish for homework if you didn't finish in class.

posted on: December 06, 2006

Quizzes were returned from yesterday and we went over 8.5 Percent of Change. Homework is workbook 8.5, practice, 1-20, all.

posted on: December 05, 2006

We took a quiz today on 8.1-8.4, grades were pretty good overall. No presents!

posted on: December 04, 2006

We went over workbook 8.4 and did accelerated math. We will have a quiz on Monday on 8.1-8.4 with a study session Monday morning at 8:15. Please plan to be here!

posted on: December 01, 2006

We went over 8.4, large and small percents. We did a worksheet in class together and workbook 8.4 practice is for homework. We will have a quiz on 8.1-8.4 on Monday with a study session on Monday at 8:15.

posted on: November 30, 2006

We went over last night's homework on workbook 8.3. We went shopping!! We shopped through catalogs to come up with 20 items we would like to receive and calculated the discount and sale prices. Finish calculations for homework..

posted on: November 29, 2006

We went over homework on 8.1 and took notes on 8.2 and 8.3. Homework is 8,3 workbook, practice, all. You may use either the proportion method or the equation method, whichever you prefer.

posted on: November 28, 2006

We went over 8.1, using proportions. Homework is workbook 8.1, both study guide and practice, all problems.

posted on: November 27, 2006

Chapter 7 tests were returned....you guys are really improving!! Yeah! We did accelerated math. No presents....less than a week until we eat turkey!

posted on: November 17, 2006

Great job! I am so excited to see the progress you guys are making! We went over 7.10 workbook and began our two day review for the test on Thursday. It was book work, p. 623, 7.1,7.2,7.3 (do evens 2-18) and turn to page 627 and do 7.8, 7.9 and 7.10, the left hand column. Solutions were given out so that you will check your answers, rework any problem you missed and come to class prepared to ask questions. Test is on Thursday with a study session on Thursday at 8:15.

posted on: November 14, 2006

We went over solving inequalities, section 7.10 and graphing the solutions on a number line. We did workbook 7.10 study guide together in class and homework is 7.10 practice in the workbook, all. We will have our chapter 7 test on Thursday with a study session on Thursday at 8:15.

posted on: November 13, 2006

Hurray!!! We are doing so much better with our integers! We took an integer quiz today and I am so excited about the large number of 100's!!! We did accelerated math. No presents, but we do have the chapter 7 test next Thursday.

posted on: November 10, 2006

One of our hardest topics of the year!! We worked on dry erase boards to work on the workbook practice 7.9, solving equations with rational numbers. Homework is practice workbook 7.4, 1 - 18, all. We will have a test on chapter 7 next week.

posted on: November 09, 2006

We graded the quiz re-take in class and happily they did MUCH BETTER! We took notes on 7.4 and 7.9 and did practice in the workbook study guide pages, 7.4 and 7.9. No presents today!!! We are going to spend one more day working together and then I will set you free!

posted on: November 08, 2006

We went over the quizzes that were not good!! Quiz corrections were copied down and we took a new quiz on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. This is just more proof to me that working with integer rules is weak. Please practice. Anyone that didn't finish the quiz in class has to finish for Wednesday at the first of class.

posted on: November 06, 2006

Quiz today on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. No presents!! Have a great weekend!

posted on: November 03, 2006

We went over classwork from yesterday that was practice combining integers and rational numbers. We will have the quiz on Friday on 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.8. Practice worksheets were worked on during class and are due tomorrow.,

posted on: November 02, 2006

Signed tests and test corrections were collected today and we went over homework. We went over multiplying and dividing of fractions and practiced on dry erase boards. No presents!! We do have a quiz on Thursday on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. We will have the study session tomorrow, Wednesday at 8:15.

Happy Halloween!! BOO!

posted on: October 31, 2006

We went over 7.1 and 7.2 today on adding and subtracting fractions. Homework is p. 283, 4-33, all. Also, be sure to have your chapter 6 test signed and test corrections for tomorrow, if you haven't already.

posted on: October 30, 2006

Chapter 4 tests were to be signed and test corrections completed. We did accelerated math today. No presents.

posted on: October 27, 2006

Chapter 6 tests were passed back. Test corrections and parent signatures are due back tomorrow. We researched websites for specific topics.

posted on: October 26, 2006

Chapter 6 test today! No presents!!

posted on: October 25, 2006

We reviewed on dry erase boards for the chapter 6 test tomorrow. There will be a study session at 8:15 tomorrow.

posted on: October 24, 2006

Review for the chapter six test on Wednesday. We did classwork on page 269-270, 10-40, all and 45-59, all. Solutions were passed out so that they will check their solutions and check for careless errors versus not understanding. We will have a study session on Wednesday morning at 8:15.

posted on: October 23, 2006

We went over scientific notation homework from yesterday and practiced integers with cards and dry erase boards. Our test will be next Wednesday. No presents for the weekend!

posted on: October 20, 2006

We went over scientific notation, 6.9. Homework is workbook practice 6.9, all. We will have a test next Wednesday on chapter 6 with a study session on TUESDAY morning at 8:15.

posted on: October 19, 2006

Quiz today! No presents!

posted on: October 18, 2006

We went over homework from 6.4 and 6.5 and went over 6.8, ordering rational numbers. We will have a quiz tomorrow on 6.4, 6.5 and 6.8. There will not be a study session due to conferences. Homework for tonight is 6.5 STUDY GUIDE and 6.8, practice in your workbook.

posted on: October 17, 2006

Short classes. We went over sections 6.4 and 6.5 on rational numbers and decimals. Homework is workbook 6.4 Practice, all and 6.5, Practice, all. We will have a quiz on Wednesday on 6.4, 6.5 and 6.8.

posted on: October 16, 2006

We went over 6.3 and 6.7 today, greatest common factor and least common multiple.

Homework is workbook 6.7, but don't follow the directions that are given. Find both the GCF and the LCM for all the problems.

We will have a quiz tomorrow on 6.1-6.3 and 6.7. There will be a study session at 8:15.

posted on: October 11, 2006

We went over 6.1 and 6.2, Divisibility Rules and prime factorization. We took notes on a graphic organizer for the divisibility rules and did a worksheet to determine the prime numbers between 1 and 100. Homework is in your workbook, practice pages for both 6.1 (1-26, all) and 6.2 (1-24, all). If you have not had your test signed, PLEASE HAVE IT FOR TOMORROW!

posted on: October 10, 2006

We went over the review packet for chapters 1-3 and worked on computers to evaluate some math websites. We visited several different websites and took notes to help in compiling a list of quality tutorial websites. No presents!

posted on: October 06, 2006

Chapter 3 tests were returned and we did test corrections. These need to be signed tonight. We worked on the review pakcet for chapters 1-3. Both are due tomorrow.

posted on: October 05, 2006

Chapter 3 test today. A review packet for chapters 1-3 was given out. We will work on this in class tomorrow and it is due on Friday.

posted on: October 04, 2006

Chapter 3 test is tomorrow. We had our study session today. We reviewed in class. I gave several sample problems to give additional practice. Good luck!

posted on: October 03, 2006

We went over section 3.5, Finding Percents. Homework is workbook 3.5, practice page, 1 - 20, all. We will have the chapter 3 test on Wednesday on sections 3.1-3.5, only. We will have the study session tomorrow, Tuesday, at 8:15. Please plan to attend if you have any questions.

posted on: October 02, 2006

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

posted on: September 29, 2006

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

posted on: September 28, 2006

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 on: September 27, 2006

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 on: September 26, 2006

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

posted on: September 25, 2006

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

posted on: September 25, 2006

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 on: September 21, 2006

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 on: September 20, 2006

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 on: September 19, 2006

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 on: September 18, 2006

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 on: September 14, 2006

No class and no presents!

posted on: September 11, 2006

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 on: September 05, 2006

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.

Enjoy your long weekend!

posted on: September 01, 2006

1st period - We went over the homework today and the students seemed to need a little extra practice. We finished the quiz today. We will practice more with 1.6. There are no presents!!

2nd period - We went over the homework and took notes on 1.7, two step equations. We finished our quiz from yesterday. Homework is p. 35, 13 - 43, odd, omit 37.

posted on: August 31, 2006

We went over homework and section 1.6 on writing equations and exponents. We took a quiz on 1.2 - 1.5.

Homework is in your workbook, Practice page for 1-6, # 1 - 27, all. (Not the study guide page.)

posted on: August 30, 2006

We reviewed over last night's homework and took notes on 2.4 and 2.5, one step equations, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing. We played equation bingo and began our homework in class. Homework is p.19 (13 - 29, odd), p. 24, (13 - 29, odd). We will have a quiz tomorrow on 1.2 - 1.5.

posted on: August 29, 2006

Check it out!! I have sent a copy of today's notes that you can review if you were absent or just wanted to review. Let me know how it works.

Quizzes were passed back today. We went over 1.2 and 1.3.

Homework is p. 10, 13-33, odd

p. 14, 15 - 39, odd ***Remember, to check your answers in the back of the book PRIOR to class tomorrow.

We will have a quiz on Wednesday on 1.2 - 1.5.

posted on: August 28, 2006

We took a quiz today on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers. NO PRESENTS!!

posted on: August 25, 2006

We reviewed for the quiz tomorrow by working on dry erase boards and completing a math crossword puzzle. No assigned homework, but you can review for the quiz by practicing adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers. Go online and google integers, there are tons of websites that will have practice problems!

posted on: August 24, 2006

We went over homework from yesterday. We also went over sections 2.7 and 2.8 on multiplying and dividing integers.

Homework is: p. 80, 13-33, odd

p. 82, 15-39, odd, 47, 49

Remember, quiz on Friday on +, - x, / integers

posted on: August 23, 2006