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5-15-06 PA Begin Final Review

Students got their Ch. Quiz back today and the grades are posted on I-Parent.

We started our review for the Final Exam. There is no formal written homework.

Tomorrow is the Diagnostic Test. This test will help with proper math placement as an 8th grader. Get a good night's sleep and eat a good breakfast tomorrow morning!

posted on: May 15, 2006

5-12-06 PA

We had AM and DEAR today. There is no formal homework.

I have the schedule for the next two weeks to students today. Parents, please check your child's agenda!

posted on: May 12, 2006

5-11-06 PA Quiz

Students took the Ch. 7 Equations Quiz today. Those have been graded and are posted on I-Parent.

Tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Bring reading material for 1/2 of the class period.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Diagnostic Test : Tuesday, May 16th
Final Exam : Monday and Tuesday, May 22nd and 23rd

posted on: May 11, 2006

5-10-06 PA More multi-step equations (7-5)

We reviewed homework today and then reviewed for our Quiz on Sections 7-2 and 7-5.

HW is WB-P 7-5, 2-20 evens. Show your work on notebook paper.

posted on: May 10, 2006

5-5-06 PA AM and DEAR

Today we had AM and DEAR. There is no formal homework over the weekend.

posted on: May 05, 2006

5-4-06 PA Test Analysis

Students received their chapter 9 test back and completed their test analysis. Parents, please sign! This is for a homework grade!

Also, classwork/homework is page 470, #41. Complete part a using the POW format and write a paragraph. Then, complete parts (b )and( c) using complete sentences.

Tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Please bring reading material for half of the class period.

posted on: May 04, 2006

5-3-06 PA Chapter 9 Test

Today we reviewed homework, answered questions, and then students took the Chapter 9 Test. Students also received Progress Reports. Please get these signed and return to class tomorrow.

There is no formal homework other than to get your Progress Report signed.

posted on: May 03, 2006

5-1-06 PA Review Chapter 9

It certainly was good to be back in class today!

We reviewed for the Chapter 9 Test which will be on Wednesday. Homework for tonight is pg. 782, 1-6 (skip 4); 8-15; 17-23, 26 & 27. Complete an On-line Glencoe Test as a review, turn it in on Wednesday and earn 2 bonus points!

Grade Sheets will be sent home on Wednesday.

posted on: May 01, 2006

4-21-06 PA DEAR and AM

Today we had DEAR and AM. There is no formal homework over the weekend.

posted on: April 21, 2006

4-20-06 PA Discount and Interest

Today the students learned how to find the discount amount of an item and also learned the simple interest formula: I=PRT

HW is WB-P 9-9, 15 - 27 odd (1st and 4th periods) and 15-22 for 3rd period.

Tomorrow is DEAR and AM so please bring reading material for 1/2 of the class period.

posted on: April 20, 2006

4-18 PA 9-5 continued

Today we learned how to use the percent proportion to change fractions to percents.

HW is WB-P -5, 1-8. Show your work on notebook paper.

posted on: April 18, 2006

4-14-06 PA Quiz and CRCT Review

Students took the quiz covering lessons 9-1, 9-2, and 9-4. The quizzes are graded and posted on I-Parent.

There is no formal homework over the weekend. Remember, CRCT testing starts Monday.

posted on: April 14, 2006

4-11-06 PA 9-4 Using Proportions

Students reviewed several ways to use proportions.

HW is WB-P 9-4, 1-20.

posted on: April 12, 2006

4-11-06 PA 9-3 Simple Probability

Students learned what simple probability is and how to calculate it. REMEMBER, ALL FRACTIONS MUST BE SIMPLIFIED.

Homework is WB-P 9-3, all.

posted on: April 11, 2006

3-30 PA CRCT Review

Today we reviewed for the CRCT.

HW is to complete the graphing worksheet handed out in class. Remember, too, that tomorrow is AM and DEAR. Please bring enough reading material for half of the class period.

GRADES HAVE BEEN ENTERED ON I-PARENT!

posted on: March 30, 2006

3-29 PA Test Analysis

Today students completed the test analysis for the chapter 12 test. Parents, please review your child's work, sign, and have your child return this tomorrow for a homework grade.

I gave out a worksheet that contains 32 common standardized test questions. If you did not complete this in class, please do so for homework.

posted on: March 29, 2006

3-28 PA Ch. 12 Test

Student's took the Chapter 12 Test today. They were allowed to use a calculator and their formula sheet.

There is no formal homework tonight.

posted on: March 28, 2006

3/27 BAG Volume

Today student's learned how find the volume of cylinders, prisms, cones, and pyramids.

HW is WB-P 11-3, odds, and 11-4, problems 1-6.

posted on: March 27, 2006

3/27 PA Review

Student's reviewed today for their Chapter 12 Test. Complete an on-line Glencoe.com test and get a parent signature and earn 2 bonus points on your test!

HW is to finish your classwork review if you did not finish in class.

posted on: March 27, 2006

3-24 PA AM and DEAR

We had DEAR and AM today. There is no formal homework over the weekend.

THE CHAPTER 12 TEST WILL BE ON TUESDAY!!

posted on: March 24, 2006

3-23 PA Volume of Pyramids and Cones

Today we learned the formulas for finding volume of pyramids and cones.

HW is WB-P 12-8, all. WE WILL TEST ON CHAPTER 12 NEXT TUESDAY!! Please be sure your purple formula sheet has all of the formulas because you will be able to use it on the test.

Tomorrow is AM and DEAR. Please bring reading material for one half of the class period.

posted on: March 23, 2006

3-22 PA Volume of Prisms and Cylinders

Today we learned the formula for finding the volume of prisms and cylinders.

HW is WB-P 12-7, all. Show your work on notebook paper and be sure to write to formula each time.

posted on: March 22, 2006

3-21 Quiz

We checked homework today and then the students took the quiz on area and surface area.

HW is the Chapter 12 Assessment, 1 a,b,and c.

posted on: March 21, 2006

3-20 PA Review for Quiz

We reviewed area and surface area in preparation of our quiz tomorrow. MAKE SURE YOU BRING YOUR PURPLE FORMULA SHEET TO CLASS because you will be able to use it on the quiz.

Homework is TB page 642, 1-5 and the following problem:

Find the surface area of a triangular prism with the following dimensions:
height of triangle 6.5 m
length of prism 12.5m
base of triangle 8.5m
legs of triangle 6.5m, 7m, and 8.5m

posted on: March 20, 2006

3-17 PA Surface Area of Cylinders

Today we learned how to find the surface area of cylinders. Students had DEAR after the lesson.

There is no formal homework over the weekend. There will be a quiz on Tuesday covering area and surface area.

posted on: March 18, 2006

3-16 PA 12-5 and Triangular Prisms

Today we discovered the formula for triangular prisms. Homework tonight is WB-P 12-5, problems 3,5,7, and 12. There should be four to five lines of work shown on notebook paper.

THIS HOMEWORK WILL BE CHECKED TOMORROW!

Please bring a DEAR book for tomorrow.

posted on: March 16, 2006

3-15 12-5 Surface Area of Prisms

Today we discovered how to find the surface area of a rectangular prism. The formula is: SA = 2(lw) + 2 (lw) + 2(lw).

Homework is WB-P 12-5, problems 6,8, and 10. You must show at least 4 lines of work.

posted on: March 15, 2006

3-14 PA 12-2

Today we reviewed the formula for area of a circle.

Homework is WB-P 12-2, all. Show work on notebook paper. Remember the steps:

1) Write the formula
2) Substitute values for the variables
3) Write your answer

Yes, you may use a calculator! :)

posted on: March 14, 2006

3-13 PA 12-1 Area of triangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids

Today we learned the formulas for area of triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids. Students were given a sheet of purple paper to write down the formulas along with a picture shape. They will be allowed to use this on quizzes and tests.

Homework is WB-P 12-1 all.

IMPORTANT: Students will be allowed to use a calculator with this chapter.

posted on: March 13, 2006

3-10 PA DEAR and AM

Students worked on AM and DEAR today. I will check the Cumulative Review on Monday.

There is no formal homework.

posted on: March 10, 2006

3-8 PA Test Analysis

Students got their Ch. 11 Tests back and completed the test corrections.

Homework is to get the Test Corrections signed and to write the POW paragraph from the POW problem last night.

posted on: March 08, 2006

3-7 PA Chapter 11 Test

Students took the Chapter 11 Test today.

Homework is the following word problem. Please solve it using the POW format.

Lois planted 1/4 of her garden with carrots, 1/3 with tomatoes, and the rest with beans. How much of the garden is planted in beans?

posted on: March 07, 2006

3-3 PA AM and DEAR

We had DEAR and AM today. There is no formal homework over the weekend.

Just a reminder, we will have the Ch. 11 Test on Tuesday!

posted on: March 06, 2006

3-6 PA Review for Test

Students completed and in-class review for their Chapter 11 Test which is tomorrow.

HW is pages 601 - 604, 1-35, but skip 16,17,30, and 31.
You may earn 2 bonus points on your test by completing a test from the Glencoe Website and getting a parent signature.

posted on: March 06, 2006

3-3 PA AM and DEAR

Students had DEAR and AM today. There is no formal homework over the weekend.

The Chapter 11 Test will be on Tuesday, March 7th.

posted on: March 03, 2006

3-2 Pre-Al 11-8 Polygons

Today we identified the different polygons and determined how to find the sum of the measures of their angles.

HW is WB-P 11-8, 1-15.

posted on: March 02, 2006

2-16 PA Quiz

Students took the quiz covering sections 11-1 and 11-3.

There is no formal homework over the 4-day weekend.

THE JEKYLL MATH PACKET IS DUE FEBRUARY 27th.

posted on: February 16, 2006

2-15 PA Review for Quiz

We reviewed sections 11-1 and 11-3 today in preparation for our quiz tomorrow.

Homework is Skills 1 and 2 handed out in class today. Also review WB-P 11-1 for reading a protractor and drawing various geometric shapes.

posted on: February 15, 2006

2-14 PA 11-3 Continued

We continued 11-3 today and learned about supplementary angles as well as the 8 special angle relationships formed when 2 parallel lines are but by a third line.

HW is WB-P 11-3, 1-13.

posted on: February 14, 2006

2-13-06 PA 11-3

Today we learned about different types of angles: vertical, adjacent, and complimentary.

Homework is TB pg. 355, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, and 25.

posted on: February 13, 2006

2-10-06 PA DEAR and AM

Today we had DEAR and AM. There is no formal homework for the weekend.

posted on: February 10, 2006

2-09-06 PA 11-1 The Language of Geometry

We learned basic geometric definitions today as well as measuring angle with a protractor.

HW is WB-P 11-1, 1-14.

Remember, tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Bring enough reading material for one half of the class period.

posted on: February 09, 2006

2-8-06 PA Test Corrections

Today students had an opportunity to correct missed problems from yesterdays test and earn half credit for each correct answer.

Homework is to read and take notes on 11-1. This section is about geometric terms. Write the terms, define them, and give an example.

posted on: February 08, 2006

2-7-06 PA Test Day

Students took the Chapter 6, Test #2 today. Those who did not finish the 14 question test will have no more than 15 minutes tomorrow to finish.

HW is 2 POW problems: pg. 324, problems 64 and 65. This is solving the problems using the POW format. DO NOT write a paragraph!

posted on: February 07, 2006

2-6-06 PA Review for Ch. 6 Test #2

We reviewed Sections 6-6, 6-7, and 6-9, which will be on the Test tomorrow.

HW is pg. 754 and 755 as follows:
Lesson 6-6 all
Lesson 6-7 odds
Lesson 6-9 all

posted on: February 06, 2006

2-3-06 PA Scientific Notation

Today we learned how to change numbers written in standard form to numbers written in scientific notation and numbers written in scientific notation changed to standard form.

Homework is WB-P 6-9, all.

We will have a quiz or test on Tuesday covering Sections 6-6, 6-7, and 6-9.

posted on: February 03, 2006

2-2-06 PA 6-7 Solving Equations and Inequalities

Today we applied what we've learned about multiplying and dividing fractions and decimal to solving equations and inequalities.

Homework is WB- 6-7, the left hand column. Show all work in notebook paper. You must show a check for the equations and graph the inequalities.

posted on: February 02, 2006

2-1-06 PA 6-6 Measures of Central Tendency

Today we learned that Measures of Central Tendencies are MEAN, MEDIAN, AND MODE....all topics the students are familiar with. We reviewed how to find each.

Homework is WB-P 6-6 all.

posted on: February 01, 2006

1/31/06 PA Test Corrections/analysis and POW

Students had another chance to make test corrections and then complete a test analysis on Chapter 6 Test.

Homework is to get the Test Analysis signed and WRITE A PARAGRAPH on the POW from page 288, #43.

posted on: January 31, 2006

1-26-06 PA Review for Test

We played the review game SNAKE to help prepare for our test tomorrow!

HW is TB pg. 322-323, 11-37 odds. The test will cover sections 6-1 through 6-5.

posted on: January 26, 2006

1/25/06 PA 6-5 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

Today we reviewed how to multiply and divide fractions.

HW is WB-P 6-5, 1-17, all.

The Chapter 6 Test is postponed until Friday.

posted on: January 25, 2006

1-24-06 PA More Dividing Fractions

We completed more practice problems in class today.

HW is Textbook pg. 292, problems 19 - 43 all.

posted on: January 24, 2006

1/23 PA Dividing Fractions

Today we reviewed the rules for dividing fractions and students completed practice problems in class.

HW is WB-P 6-4 all.

posted on: January 23, 2006

1-20-06 PA AM and DEAR

Today students had DEAR and AM. There is no formal homework.

Quizzes will be returned on Monday.

posted on: January 20, 2006

1-19-06 PA Quiz

Students took a quiz covering sections 6-1 through 6-3.

Homework tonight is TB 288, #43. Use the P.O.W. format to answer.

Tomorrow is AM and DEAR. Bring reading material for 1/2 of the class period.

posted on: January 19, 2006

1-18-06 PA Quiz Review

We completed an in-class review for the quiz which is tomorrow.

HW is out of your textbook pages 277, 15-31 0dd; 282, 15-29 odd; and 287, 7-15 all.

posted on: January 18, 2006

1-17-06 PA Review

Today we took a second day on multiplying fractions. The quiz for tomorrow has been postponed until Thursday.

Homework is TEXTBOOK pg. 287, 19 - 39 odd. Show your work on your own notebook paper.

You must remember signed number rules as well as rules for adding and subtracting fractions!

posted on: January 17, 2006

1-13-06 PA AM & Dear

Today we had DEAR and AM. There is no formal homework over the weekend!

posted on: January 13, 2006

1-12-06 PA 6-3 Multiplying Fractions

Today student's learned how to multiply fractions, mixed numbers, and improper fractions.

HW is WB-P 6-3, 1-25 odds.

Also, tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Bring reading material for atleast 1/2 of the period.

posted on: January 12, 2006

1-11-06 6-2 Estimating Products and Quotients

Today students learned different strategies to estimate products and quotients of fractions and decimals.

Homework is:
WB-P 6-2 odds
MEMORIZE THE FIVE FRACTIONS AND DECIMAL EQUIVLAENTS FROM THE YESTERDAY!

posted on: January 11, 2006

1-10-06 PA 6-1 Writing Fractions as Decimals

Today we learned how to write fractions as decimals, and compare two fractions, and a decimal and a fraction.

Homework is WB-P 6-1 odds, and to memorize the following 5 fractions and decimal equivalents:
1/4 = 0.25
1/3 = 0.333.... (or repitend bar over one three)
1/2 = 0.50
2/3 = 0.666.... (or a repitend bar over on six)
2/4 = 0.75

posted on: January 10, 2006

12-20-05 PA

The students took Chapter 5 Test 2 today. There is no formal homework tonight.

Bring reading material for DEAR and AM tomorrow.

posted on: December 20, 2005

12-19-05 PA Review for Test

Today we reviewed for Test #2 of Chapter 5. It will cover sections 5-5, 5-6, and 5-7. Homework is TB page 267, problems 40 - 59.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
46 - 51: show the inequality solving process and check

52 - 59: show the inequality solving process and graph

posted on: December 19, 2005

12-16-05 PA Solving Inequalities

Today we reviewed yesterday's classwork and then practiced solving One-Step Inequalities using fractions and decimals.

There is no written homework. However, students should beging studying for Chapter 5, Test 2, which will be on Tuesday. It will cover Sections 5-5,5-6, and 5-7.

posted on: December 16, 2005

12-13-05 Solving Equations using Rational Numbers

Today we solved one step equations using fractions and decimals.

Homework is WB-P 5-6, odds. Show all work (5 lines each problem) on notebook/graph paper.

posted on: December 13, 2005

12-12-05 PA

Today we continued with adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators.

Homework is the worksheet handed out in class today, both sides. Show work on a separate sheet of paper.

posted on: December 12, 2005

12-8-05 PA Test

Students took Chapter 5 Test #1 today.

Homework is TB pg. 237, #41. Use the POW format.

Tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Bring enough reading material for 30 minutes of class time.

posted on: December 08, 2005

12-07-05 PA Review for Test

Today we reviewed for out test tomorrow. The test will cover sections 5-1 through 5-4.

Homework is TB pg. 266-267, 13-27 odds, and 28-39 all.

posted on: December 07, 2005

12-06-05 PA Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

Homework for tonight is WB-P 5-4 all

Remember to follow the rules for signed numbers!

posted on: December 06, 2005

12-05-05 PA 5-3 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Today we applied the rules for signed numbers, combining like terms, and substitution to adding and subtracting decimals.

Homework is WB-P 5-3, all. Show your work using graph paper.

posted on: December 05, 2005

12-02-05 PA

We had DEAR and AM today. There is no formal homework.

posted on: December 02, 2005

12-01-05 5-2 Estimating sums and differences

Today we learned three methods for estimating sums and differences when adding and subtracting decimals and fractions.

Homework is WB-P 5-2 all. Also, tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Bring reading material to last for one half of the class period.

posted on: December 01, 2005

11-30-05 More on Rational Numbers

We took an extra day just to make sure students could identify, compare and rename these types of numbers.

Homework is TB page 750, Lesson 5-1, all, AND pg. 228, 52-50 if you did not finish this in class.

posted on: November 30, 2005

11-29-05 PA Rational Numbers (5-1)

Today we learned what types of numbers are classified as rational and irrational. We learned how to compare them and re-name them.

Homework is WB-P 5-1, all. Also, Progress Reports went home today. Please get those signed and return them tomorrow!

posted on: November 29, 2005

11-28-05 Chapter 4 Test Error Analysis

Today students received their Chapter 4 Test and completed the Test Error Analysis. Get that signed tonight and bring back tomorrow.

Also, complete problem 13 on page 183 using the P.O.W. format. We will check this in class tomorrow.

posted on: November 28, 2005

11-16-05 PA 4-8 and review for Test

Today we learned the rule for multiplying exponents that have a common base. Then we started reviewing for our Chapter 4 Test which is TOMORROW!

Complete an on-line Glencoe test and get your parents to sign it and earn 2 extra points on your test.

posted on: November 16, 2005

11-15-05 PA More on LCM and review

Today we finished the lesson on LCM and reviewed GCF, Simplifying Fractions and LCM.

Homework tonight is page 749, lessons 4-5 through 4-7, odds.

THE TEST HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THURSDAY!

posted on: November 15, 2005

11-14-05 PA LCM

Today we learned the third use of using Bob Sled...finding the LCM of 2 numbers.

Homework is as follows:
3rd period: Textbook page 202 and 203: 5, 6, 8, 9, and 18 - 23.
4th period: WB-P 4-7, 1-24 all. Show work on notebook paper.
6th period: WB-P 4-7, 1-24 all. Show work on notebook paper.

posted on: November 14, 2005

11-11-05 PA AM and DEAR

Today we had DEAR and AM. There is no formal homework over the weekend.

posted on: November 11, 2005

11-10-05 PA Simplifying Fractions

Today we learned how to simplify fractions using the Bob Sled method. Homework is WB-P 4-6 ODDS. Show your work on notebook paper.

Tomorow is DEAR and AM. Please bring reading material to last 1/2 of the class period.

posted on: November 10, 2005

11-09-05 Pre-AL 4-5 GCF

Today we learned the Bob Sled method of finding the greatest common factor of two or more numbers. Students also received their quiz back from Monday.

Homework is WB-P 4-5, left hand column. Show your work on notebook paper.

posted on: November 09, 2005

11-7-05 Review and Quiz

Today we reviewed sections 4-1 through 4-4 and then had a quiz covering those same sections.

Homework is Pg. 182, #8. Solve using the POW format.

There is no school tomorrow! See you Wednesday :)

posted on: November 07, 2005

11-04-06 P)A Prime Factoring

Today we learned how to factor composite numbers using prime numbers. Homework is WB-P 4-4, FIRST COLUMN ONLY. Use the factor tree method of factoring and please show your work on notebook paper.

posted on: November 03, 2005

11-02-05 PA Powers and Exponents

Today we learned about powers and exponents, what they mean, how to write them, and how to evaluate them.

Homework is WB-P 4-2, all.

posted on: November 02, 2005

11-1-05 PA Factors and Monomials

Today we learned about factors, multiples, monomials, prime and composite numbers, and divisibility rules.

Homework is WB-P 4-1 odds. Remember, the Cumulative Review on Chapters 1-3 is also due tomorrow.

posted on: November 01, 2005

10-31-05 PA Ch. 3 Test Analysis

Today students completed the Test Analysis on their Chapter 3 Test. Get the Test Analysis signed and return it to class tomorrow.

Students also were given a Cumulative Review covering Chapters 1 through 3. This will be checked on Wednesday.

Happy Halloween!

posted on: October 31, 2005

10-28-05 Pre-Al More on Word Problems

Today we finished our Web Quest on Taming Word Problems. Homework for tonight is WB-P 1-1, problems 1 through 5. Use your decoding worksheet we completed in class to help you. You will need to follow the P.O.W. format:
1) Identify important information in the problem
2) Write down what you are trying to solve for
3) Choose a strategy
4) Use the strategy to solve the problem
5) Record your answer. Did it answer what you are solving for from
number two above?

Show all work on notebook paper.

posted on: October 28, 2005

10-27-05 PA Taming Word Problems

Today we took an adventure on a Web Quest entitled "Taming Word Problems" with a Harry Potter theme. What is your wizard name and what house do you live in? What new words did you add to your Decoding list?

We will complete the in-class activity tomorrow. There is no formal homework tonight.

posted on: October 27, 2005

10-26-05 PA AM and DEAR

Today we had Accelerated Math and DEAR. There is no formal homework.

posted on: October 26, 2005

10-24-05 PA Review for Ch. 3

Today we reviewed Thursday homework and answered questions for the Chapter 3 Test which is tomorrow.

Homework is the Ch. 3 Test Review handed out in class today.

posted on: October 24, 2005

10-21-05 Pre-Algebra AM & Dear

Today we read for DEAR and worked on Accelerated Math. There is no formal homework.

To give you a heads up, the Chapter 3 test will be next Tuesday!

posted on: October 21, 2005

10-20-05 PA More on Solving Inequalities

Today we learned the rule for solving inequalities when multiplying or dividing by a negative number.

Homework is WB-P 3-7, all of the problems you did not solve last night. Make sure you solve, graph, and check.

Tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Please bring reading material for one-half of the class period.

posted on: October 20, 2005

10-19-05 PA Solving Inequalities using Mult. and Div.

The process for solving inequalities using multiplication and division is the same as when solving equations.

Homework is WB-P 3-7, problems 2,3,4,5,7, and 13.

posted on: October 19, 2005

10-17-05 PA 3-6 Solving Inequalities

Students got back their Quiz from last week.

Today we learned that solving inequalities is just like solving equations. It is only the meaning of the answer that is different!

Homework is
3rd period: WB-P 3-6, 1-16, skip 6 and 13
4th period: WB-P 3-6, 1-16, skip 13
6th period: WB-p 3-6, 1-8 all

posted on: October 17, 2005

10-13-05 PA

Today was AM and DEAR. There is no formal homework over the 3-day weekend.

posted on: October 13, 2005

10-12-04 PA

Today we learned how to solve different formulas using the one-step equation process. Homework is 3-4 all, solve each problem using the one-step equation process.

posted on: October 12, 2005

10-10-05 Pre-Algebra

Today we played Snake to review solving 1-step equations using all operations.

We will have a quiz tomorrow covering 3-2 and 3-3, 1-step equations using all operations, the rules and the steps.

Homework tonight is to study your notes taken in class for rules and steps, and page 745, Lessons 3-2, odds, and page 746, Lesson 3-3, odds.

posted on: October 10, 2005

10-6-05 PA More Practice with One-Step Equations using (x) and (/)

We took another day to practice solving one-step equations involving multiplication and division.

Homework for tonight is Study Guide Worksheet 3-3. Complete the work on your own notebook paper. This will be collected tomorrow for an accuracy grade.

Also, remember that tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Bring enough reading material with you for one-half of the class period.

posted on: October 06, 2005

10-5-05 PA

We learned how to solve one-step equations involving multiplication and division.

Homework is WB 3-3, all. Show your steps on notebook paper and complete the graph in the workbook.

posted on: October 05, 2005

10-4-05 PA More Practice with 1-step Equations

We practiced 1-step equations using addition and subtraction by playing Snake.

Homework is out of the textbook, page 127, 14-31 all. Make sure you show all 5 steps. Refer back to your notes from Monday as needed.

posted on: October 04, 2005

10-3-05 PA One-step Equations

We checked the Cumulative REview from Friday.

Today we learned the algebraic process to solve one-step equations. Homework is WB-P 3-2 all. Show your 5-step process on notebook paper and graph your solution on the graph in your workbook on 3-2.

posted on: October 03, 2005

9-28-05 PA Bingo and Snake

Today we reviewed skills by playing mulitplication bingo and a game called Snake. In Snake, the students "snake" around the rooom solving problems written on a card that has been placed at each desk.
This game helped to practice integer rules using and all operations.

There is no formal homework tonight.

posted on: September 28, 2005

9-23-05 PA

We had DEAR and AM. There is no formal homeworK.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY OR TUESDAY PER GOV. PERDUE. PLEASE CHECK OUR MABRY WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.

posted on: September 23, 2005

9-22-05 PA : Test Analysis and POW

We learned a format to use when solving word problems. Students are to use this format and complete problem number 53 on page 81.

Students got back their Chapter 2 Test. They completed a Test Error Analysis in class. Show your parents and get your parents signature.

Tomorrow is DEAR and AM. Please bring reading material for 1/2 of the class period.

posted on: September 22, 2005

9-21-05 PA : Finish Test and WAR

Students that did not finish the test yesterday had an opportunity to finish today. Afterwards, we went outside and played Integer War.

There is no formal homework tonight.

posted on: September 21, 2005

9-20-05 PA Chapter 2 Test

Today the students took their test on Chapter 2. There is no formal homework tonight!

Please return all signed Progress Reports.

posted on: September 20, 2005

9-19-05 PA

Today we reviewed for the Chapter 2 Test which is tomorrow.
Progress Reports were collected. If you didn't bring it in today, make sure you bring it tomorrow!

Homework is Page 775, all. Skip 34.

posted on: September 19, 2005

9-16-05 PA

Today we had AM and DEAR.

There is no formal homework over the weekend. However, remember that we will check WB 2-8 on Monday!

posted on: September 16, 2005

9-15-05 PA Dividing Integers, Lesson 2-8

I apologize for not posting yesterday. I was absent.

Students learned how to divide integers. They discovered that the same rules for multiplying integers apply to dividing integers.

Homework is WB 2-8, all. It will be checked Monday!

posted on: September 16, 2005

9-14-05 PA Lesson 2-7 Multiplying Integers

Students learned how to multiply integers today. Ask them about "matching socks" and "miss-matched socks"! They had time to start on homework in class. The assignment is WB 2-7 ALL.

The Chapter 2 Test is scheduled for next Tuesday.

posted on: September 14, 2005

9-13-05 PA : More of Subtracting and Adding Integers

We took an extra day to practice both adding and subtracting integers. This is a very important skill to master!

Homework is the worksheet handed out in class today, WS 5-6. Complete the first 10 problems showing your work in your notebook sheet of paper. Write the problem, circle your terms in a different color, and show your "arithmetic" on the side of your paper.

posted on: September 13, 2005

9-12-05 PA Subtracting Integers

Today students learned how to subtract integers.

Homework is WB 2-5, odds. Circle each term and follow the steps shown in class.

posted on: September 13, 2005

9-09-05 PA

Student's took their Chapter 2 Quiz today and then had DEAR and AM.

There is no formal homework.

posted on: September 09, 2005

9-8-08 Adding Integers Continued

We took an extra day in practicing adding integers. We extended the lesson by simplifying expressions which included negative numbers.

Homework tonight is the Worksheet handed out in class today. We WILL HAVE THE QUIZ TOMORROW! It will cover Sections 2-1 through
2-4. I felt it was in the best interest of the students to quiz before the weekend.

We will have DEAR and AM after the quiz.

posted on: September 08, 2005

9-7-05 Lesson 2-4 Adding Integers

Students learned how to add integers today.

Homework is WB 2-4 1 through 20 all. Make sure you write your problem on a separate sheet of paper, circle your terms, and show each step of multiple term problems.

I have postponed the Quiz until next Tuesday.

posted on: September 07, 2005

9-6-05 PA The Coordinate Plane and Comparing/Ordering Integers

Today the students learned to graph points in all quadrants of the coordinate plane and to compare and order integers.

Homework is WB 2-3 all.

posted on: September 06, 2005

PA 9-2-05

Today we began Accelerated Math and had DEAR. We will check Thursday's homework on Tuesday.

There is no formal homework. Be safe and have a great three day weekend!

posted on: September 02, 2005

PA 9-1-05 Lesson 2-1 Integers and Absolute Value

Today we learned about asolute value and how to graph integers on a number line.

Homework is WB 2-1, all.

posted on: September 02, 2005

PA 8-31-05

Students had an opportunity to finish their test today. Then, students completed a Test Analysis. We also worked on WS 1-1, Finding Addition and Subtraction Mistakes.

Homework tonight is to get the Test Analysis signed by a parent and complete WS 1-1.

posted on: August 31, 2005

PA 8-30-05

(The server was down 8/30 and this was posted 8/31)

Today students took the Chapter 1 Test and there is no formal homework.

posted on: August 31, 2005

PA 8-29-05

Today we reviewed for the Chapter 1 Test which is tomorrow.

Class work/ Homework is pages 58-60 in your textbook, problems 8-49, all and problems 63-68. Make sure you write the problem and then solve showing all steps. The only problems you won't show work for are those involving solving equations using the inverse operation. You may solve these mentally.

posted on: August 29, 2005

PA 8-26-05

Today we discussed "Intelligent Behaviors" and had DEAR. There is no formal homework this weekend.

posted on: August 27, 2005

PA 8-25-05

Homework is in your workbook (WB), Lesson 1-9. Complete 1-27 odd. Show your substitution and steps. Write out the word "true" or "false".

Tomorrow is DEAR. Make sure you bring school appropriate reading material to class.

posted on: August 25, 2005

8-24-05 PA

Students got their Ch. 1 Quiz back today and the grades are posted on I-Parent.

We covered Section 1-6 today. HW is TB pg. 34, 15-33 odd, and 34. Write the problem and the answer.

The Chapter 1 test will be next Tuesday.

posted on: August 24, 2005

PA 8-23-05

Today we took the Ch. 1 Quiz. There is no formal homework tonight.

posted on: August 23, 2005

PA 8-22-05

Today we reviewed Section 1-5, The Distributive Property. Homework tonight is the Chapter 1 Quiz Review. The Quiz is tomorrow and will cover Sections 1-2 through 1-5. There is a help session with Mrs. Heiber in the morning at 8:15am. She will pick you up from the Study Hall at 8:15am!

posted on: August 22, 2005

PA 8-19-05

Homework for this weekend is out of your textbook, pg. 741, Lesson 1-5. Complete problems 1-9. Your quiz has been postponed until Tuesday, 8/23.

posted on: August 21, 2005

PA 8-17-05

THE QUIZ FOR TOMORROW HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Homework tonight is pg. 28 and 29, problems 15 - 28 all. Write the problem and make sure you follow directions for each section.

We will continue with the second part of the Section 1-5 tomorrow as well has have DEAR (DROP EVERYTHING AND READ) for one half of the class period.

posted on: August 18, 2005

PA 8-17-05

Homework for 3rd and 4th periods is TB pg. 27, problems 17-47 odd. Write and the problem and the answer.

Homework for 6th period is to read Section 1-4. Then complete pg 27, problems 17-35, odd. Write and the problem and the answer.

There is a quiz on Friday covering Sections 1-1 through 1-5.

posted on: August 17, 2005

PA 8-16-05

Homework tonight is pg. 19, problems 17 - 39 odd. You must write down each problem and show all of your work.

Also, remember to bring your signed Syllbus tomorrow!

posted on: August 16, 2005

PA 8-15-05

Today we started Chapter 1, Section 2. Homework is TB pg. 14, 13-25 and 31.

I also handed out my Syllabus. Parents, please read, sign and have your child return these on Wednesday.

posted on: August 15, 2005

8-12-05 PA

Today students finished their Pre-Test, were able to work on their personal character, and were assigned textbooks.

The personal characters are due on Monday, and please have your textbook covered by Monday. The cloth bookcovers are the best!

Have a great weekend!

posted on: August 12, 2005

8-11-05 PA

Today we started on the PA Pre-Test. This grade will not be entered into the gradebook, and serves as an instrument that will monitor growth by the end of the year. Those who did not finish today will have an opportunity to finish tomorrow.

There is no formal homework tonight.

posted on: August 11, 2005

8-10-05

Today we went over some of the classroom procedures and I shared information with the students about myself.

We will start on the PA Pre-Test tomorrow. There is no formal homework tonight.

posted on: August 11, 2005

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