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    There will be a Final Exam next week (June 3 & 4) to be taken in 2 parts over 2 days 

     May 28-31

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Memorial Day

    No School

     

    Turn in "Facing Math"

    Begin Review for Final Exam 

    Review Practice Final Part 1.

    Continue Review for Final Exam 

    Continue Review for Final Exam 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    No AD

    AD#99

    Practice Final - Part 1 

    Key PF1

    AD#100 

    Practice Final - Part 2

    Key PF2

    AD#101

    Practice Final - Part 3 

     Key PF3

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    All 8th graders will take the Entry Level Mathematics Assessment during class on Tuesday this week.

     May 20- May 24

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Warmup

    Homework Answers

     Practice Test

    ELMA Testing 

    Practice Test Due

     

    Warmup

     How Much Concrete-The Post Hole Problem

    Chapter 10 Test 

    Volume Formulas Study Guide

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD#97

    Chapter 10 Practice Test 

     

    No AD 

     Answer Key - Chapter 10 Practice Test

     AD#98

     Facing Math

     

    No AD 

    Happy Memorial Day.  Go to a parade.  

     

     

     

     

    Open House on Thursday May 16

    Entry Level Math Assessment (ELMA) next week on Tuesday (May 21) during class

     May 13 - May 17

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Warmup- Group Problem

    Finish cylinder or prism.

    Finish Math Slide on Pic Collage

    Continue volume testing 

    Warmup

    Quick Geometry Review

    In-class work on AD#94 

     

    Warmup

    Geometry and Pythagorean Theorem Review

    Begin work on AD#95 

    Open House on Thursday

     

    Warmup

    Group Quiz on Surface Area/ Volume/ PythagoreanTheorem

    Begin Work on Closure Problems 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD#93    10.1.4

    #'s 55-61

     

    AD#94

    Handout:

    Geometry Practice

     

    AD#95

    Handout:

    Worksheet Wednesday

     

    AD#96

    Chapter 10 Closure Problems #'s 72-78

     

     

     

    May 6 - May 10:  Math CAASPP Testing this week.  Modified Schedules.  Classes only meet 3 times.

     May 6 - May 10

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Review AD#92- Stamp ROA's

    Pre- Prism Project Practice.  (In class activity on Geometric Solids)

    Select Project Parameters

     

    Video on how to draw a cylinder and how to draw a prism

    Work on  Geometric Solids Practice

    Get Teacher Approval before constructing your geometric solid.

     

    Continue Work on Geometric Solids Project.

    Test your geometric solid's volume for accuracy 

     

     
    No Day 4 this week due to CAASPP testing schedule 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    No AD

    Get plenty of sleep, eat well, and stay hydrated.

    No AD

    Get plenty of sleep, eat well, and stay hydrated.

    No AD

    Get plenty of sleep, eat well, and stay hydrated.

    No Day 4 this week due to CAASPP testing schedule 

     

     

    April 29-May 3:  Language Arts CAASPP Testing this week.  Modified Schedules.  Classes only meet 3 times.

     April 29-May 3

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Warmup- Review Pythagorean Theorem and Prisms

    Volume of Prisms: Think Base Area x Height

    Notes on Surface Area and Volume of a Cylinder 

    Volume of Cones and Pyramids

    In-Class Demonstration of volume

     

     

    Volume of

    1. Prisms
    2. Cylinders
    3. Cones
    4. Pyramids
    5. Spheres - 
     
    No Day 4 this week due to CAASPP testing schedule 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD#90

    10.1.1   #12-14 

    10.1.2.  #23, 26-30

     

    AD#91

    10.1.3

    #'s 32-39; 41-45
     

    AD#92

     

    Handout-Volume of Solids and Pythagorean Theorem

    No Day 4 this week due to CAASPP testing schedule 

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of 4/22 to 4/26   *Ch. 8 Test on Day 3 (Wed/Thurs)

    Monday:  Finish Practice Test in Class/Review Answers - No Homework

    Practice Test Key

    Tuesday:  AD #89: Pythagorean Packet #1 (Due Monday) 

    Notes- Pythagorean Theorem.     Notes- Real Number System

    Wed/Thursday Chapter 8 Test 

    Friday:  Warmup - Volume of Prisms and Cylinders

    Work Period to finish AD#89

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of 4/15 to 4/19     *Ch.8 Test on Day 3 next week*

    AD #85:  Exponents #2 and Ch.8 Check Yourself

    AD #86:  Ch. 7/8 Review  and Notes: Add/Sub Scientific Notation

    AD #87:  We are skipping AD#87.

    AD #88:  Ch. 8 Practice Test

     

     

     

     

     

     

     April 1-5 

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Negative Exponents Notes

    Complete Exponent Notes

     

    Notes on Multiplying and Dividing in Scientific Notation 

    Notes on Multiplying in Scientific Notation

    Review Exponents and Scientific Notation 

    Warmup-Extra Practice Key

     More with Scientific Notation and Exponents

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD#82

    Chapter 8.2.3

    #72,73,75,77-86

    Resource Page for #86

     

     

    AD#83

     Scientific Notation #2

    Worksheet for use with AD#83

     

    AD#84

    Exponents #1



     

    No AD

    Enjoy Spring Break 

     

     

     

     Mar 25 - Mar 29

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Exponents Pre-Test

    Introduce Exponents

    Scientific Notation 

     Scientific Notation

     Exponent Notes

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD# 78

    8.2.1 

    #36-39, 55-57

     

    AD#79

    8.2.1 

    #40-45, 47, 48, 51, 53, 54



     

    AD#80-Scientific Notation 

    AD#81

    8.2.2

    #61-67

    Resource Page for #'s 61 & 62

     

     

     

     

     

     Mar 18 - Mar 22

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Slope in Different Representations More Circle Graphs

    Closure Problems

    Chapter 7 Quest

    Call it a Quiz or call it a Test it may be more like a Quest.

    Ch. 7 Quest Study Guide

     

    Daily

    Assignment

     

    AD#75 (7.2.3)

    #55,56,58,59,62-66

     

    Resource Page for #'s 55,56,59, & 65 



     

    AD#76 

    AD #76 - Creating Circle Graphs

     

    AD#77

    7.3.1  #95

    7.3.3. #115 (done as Checkpoint in class)

    Closure Problems  117-123



     

    No AD 

    Enjoy Your Weekend

     

     

     Mar 11 - Mar 15

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

     Slope using slope triangle

    Notes-Slope

     Slope from two points using slope formula

    Find slope several ways. 

     Circle Graph Revisited

     

    Daily

    Assignment

     

    AD#72 Slope#1 

     

    AD73 Slope #2 

     AD#74 Slope #3

     Homework- Finish Circle Graph Notes-2 sides (This is due but does not go on your ROA)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Mar 3 - Mar 7

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Review Closure Problems

    Begin Chapter 7.1.1

     

    Chapter 6 Test

     

     

    No School

    Teacher Work Day 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD70  (7.1.1)

    #'s 2-12

    AD70 is due on Day 3.

    Resource Page for Problem 7-2

     

    No new AD

    Finish AD70 from Monday.  AD70 is due on Day 3

     

    AD71

    #33 (7.1.3)

    #'s 35,38,40-42 (7.2.1) 

    Finish AD71 from Day 3

     

     

     

     

     

     Feb 25-Mar 1

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Review Warm-Up 6.2.4

    Chapter 6.2.4

    Check Yourself Warm-up

    Working with Corresponding Sides

    Practice Test Work in class

    Review Practice Test

    Closure Problems

    Vocabulary Review

     

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD#66

    Chapter 6.2.4 #76-83,85

    Resource Page

    AD#67

    Chapter 6.2.5 #86-94,96

    AD#68

    Chapter 6 Practice Test

     

    AD#69

    Chapter 6 Closure Problems #110-117 plus complete the handout on Chapter 6 Vocabulary.

    Chapter 6 Vocabulary Review

     

     

     

     

     

     Feb 11-15

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

     Identifying Similar Shapes

     

     Warmup-Review of 6.2.3

     

    Notes-Rotation about the Origin

     Quiz-Problems like those on Facts about Dogs

    Facts About Dogs Key

     Link to Key Lock Puzzles

     TBA

     

    Daily

    Assignment

     AD64. 6.2.3

    #'s 64, 65a&b, 66, 70-75

     

     

    AD#65-Rotations of Shapes 

    Not an AD# but there is homework.

    Homework is to create your own key-lock puzzle.

    Instructions for creating a key lock puzzle

     
    TBA 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Feb 4-8

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

     

    Check Yourself 6.1.1 to 6.1.4

    Review Order of Operations

    Turn in Artwork- Put your name on the back

    Artwork Contest

    Dilations 

     

    Dilations and Similar Figures 

    AD#61- Facts About Dogs is due Today

    Notes on Relections of Shapes

     Facts About Dogs Answer Key

     

    Daily

    Assignment

     AD#61 Facts About Dogs 

    AD#61 is due on Friday

     

     

    AD#62  6.2.1

     #42, 43, 46-51  

    Resource Page for 42 and 43  

    Table for Problem #43

    AD#63  6.2.2

    #52-54, 58, 60-62     

    Resource Page for 52, 53 & 58



     
    AD#63.5

     

     

     

     

     

     Jan 28 - Feb1

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Stamp ROA's for AD57

    Begin Chapter 6

    Notes on Rigid Transformations

    Practice Transformations on ipads

    Return Chapter 5 Tests

    Continue with AD#58 in class 

     

    Stamp ROA for AD#58

    More Transformations on the Coordinate Plane 

    Becoming an artist with Transformations

     

     

    Daily

    Assignment

     AD#58

    Chapter 6.1.1      #'s 1-7              (Due on Day 3)

    Problem 6-1 is the  Key-Lock Puzzles on ipad (walls and stars must be recorded on resource page). Work on Challenge Problems if done early.

    Record 6-1 on Resource Page

    Resource Page 6.1.1 

     

    Continue with AD#58 from Monday

    Complete AD#58 Due on Day 3.

     

    AD#59

    Chapter  6.1.2

    #8-10,14-17   

     

    Resource Page 6.1.2

    AD#60

    Chapter 6.1.4.   #33, 36-41    



     Resource Page 6.1.4

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Jan 21-25

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

     

    No School 

     

    Individual Work on 

    Practice Test 

    Review Practice Test

    Work on Closure Problems

    Extra Practice Problems to help prepare for the test


    Chapter 5 Test 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

     

    Finish Desmos Handout from Friday 

     

    AD#56

    Chapter 5 Practice Test

    Practice Test Answer Key

    AD#57

    Closure Problems

    #62-68 

    No AD

    Great chance to get caught up if you are behind

     

     

     

     

     Jan 14-18

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Check Yourself Warmup 

    Equal Value Method

    When are things quantities the same?

     

    Equal Value Method Notes.

     

    More Equal Value Method  Desmos Activity

     

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD#53. 5.2.3

    #'s 41-43, 49-51

     

     

    AD#54

    5.2.3  #'s 44-46, 48

    (#46 is Learning Log entry)

    5.2.4   #'s  57-61

    AD#55 - Handout

    Equal Value Methods Packet

     

    Use Desmos Calculator App to find the point of intersection in this handout: Desmos Handout 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Jan 7-11

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Decimal Busters

    Clearing Decimals in equations so that they are more manageable to solve

     

    More Decimal Busters. 

    Intersecting Lines

    Iditarod Problem 

    More Intersecting Lines 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

     

     AD49 - Decimal Busters#1

     AD#50-Decimal Busters 2

    AD51:  5.2.1

    #'s 23-25 and 27-31

     

    Resource Page 23-25 

    AD#52:  5.2.2

    #'s 32-35; 38-40

     Resource Page for Problems 32, 33, 34

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Dec. 17-21

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Solve multi-variable equations for the indicated variable.

     

    Solving equations with fractions.

    Notes on Fraction Busters

    Read "Methods and Meanings" on page 197 of the CPM Book.

    Watch this video to learn how to clear fractions before solving an equation

    Khan Academy Video on Fraction Busting

     

    Continue solving equations with fractions 

    See comments on Day2 to study this on your own.

     

     

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD46

    Chapter 5.1.1  #4

    Chapter 5.1.2        #'s 19-22

     

    AD47

    Fraction Busters #1 

    AD48

    Fraction Busters #2 

     

     

     

      

     

     

     

     

     Dec. 10-14

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Patterns Practice

    Closure Problems

    Chapter 4 Test 

     

    Begin Chapter 5

    Watch this video to learn how to convert an equation to y=mx+b

     Khan Academy Lesson on y=mx+b

     More Practice with slope intercept form

    y=mx+b

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD43

    Chapter 4 Closure Problems 72-80 

    No Homework 

    AD44

    5.1.1

    1-3, 5-9

    AD45

    Handout

    Slope Intercept Form 

     

     

     

     

     

     Dec. 3-7

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    More connections between pattern, rule, graph, and table

    Creating graphs from equations

     

    Warmup Problem 4-62

     

    Begin Review for Chapter 4 Test

     

    Shaded Area Problems

     

     

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD40

    Section 4.1.5

    #s 42,44-48,           50-52

     Resource Page for 4-42

    AD41

    Section 4.1.6

    #s 54-56, 60-63

    Resource Page Problems 55&56

     

    AD42

    Handout

    PRACTICE TEST-CH. 4

    Answer Key 

     No Homework

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Nov. 26-30

    Day 1

    Day 2

    Day 3

    Day 4

    Topics/Activities 

    Chapter 4.1.2

    Multiple Representations of Growth-

    Tile Pattern, Graph, Table, Rule 

     

    No Class 

     

    Chapter 4.1.3

    Connecting Linear Rules and Graphs 

    Warmup- Tile Pattern

    Journal Entry #2  same as problem #24 below

     

     

     

    Chapter 4.1.4

    What is the rule?

    How can we use the rule?

    y=mx+b notes 

     

    Daily

    Assignment

    AD 37

    Chapter 4.1.2

    #'s 12-15; 17-21

     

    No Assignment 

     

    AD 38

    Chapter 4.1.3

    #'s 22, 23, 24, 25-29

    #24 is the same as the journal entry above.

     

     

    AD 39

    Chapter 4.1.4

    #'s 31-34;

    #36 (in learning log)

    and #'s 37-41

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of November 12-16

    Monday- Veterans Day-No School

    Tuesday- AD36. Handout: Chapter 3 Closure Problems (Due Friday)

    Wednesday/Thurs.  Chapter 3 Test

    Friday- No School due to poor air quality.  I will collect ROA's and AD 36 when we return and they will count on the next trimester grade.

    Those who missed the Chapter 3 test will need to make it up at lunch time when we return from Thanksgiving break.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of November 5 - 9

    Monday - AD#33- Handout: Writing Equations #2 (4 pages)

    Tuesday - AD#34 Chapter 3.1.7 #'s 62 and 65; Chapter 3.2.2 #'s 81, 84-88

    Wed/Thurs - AD#35. Practice Test Chapter 3. (Chapter 3 Test on Day 3 next week.)

    Friday - 

     

     

     

     

    Week of October 29-November 2

    Monday - AD#30.  Chapter 3.1.5.  Problem #'s 44-46, 47(a), 49, 50

    Tuesday - AD#31.  Chapter 3.1.6.  Problem #'s 52, 53, 56-60

    Wed/Thurs -  No Assignment-Happy Halloween

    Friday - AD#32.  Handout: Writing Equations #1  Also Notes:  Writing Equations

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of October 22-26

    Monday - AD#27. Chapter 3.1.2. 10-13 and 15-17

    Tuesday - AD#28.  Chapter 3.1.3. Problems 18, 21, 23,24, 26-29, 31, 32

    Wed/Thurs. - AD#29.  Chapter 3.1.4 Problems 35-41.    

     

     

     

    Week of October 15-19  (Chapter 2 Test on Friday)

    Monday - AD#24 Chapter 2.1.9  #'s 88,89 & Closure Problems #'s 93-96

    Tuesday- AD #25  Practice Test  (Due Wed/Thurs.) Answer Key

    Wed/Thurs - AD#26  Chapter 3.1.1  Problem #'s 1a, 2-6, 8 (Due Monday)

    Friday - Chapter 2 Test

     

     

     

     

    Week of October 8-12

    Monday- No School

    Tuesday - AD#22 - Chapter 2.1.6. #'s 59-62   &   2.1.7. #'s 68-71

    Wed/Thurs - AD#23 - Chapter 2.1.8 #'s 75, 77-80  &  2.1.9  #'s 85-87

    Fri - No Additional Assignments due to Ropes Course Week

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of October 1-5   (Quiz on Friday). Quiz Study Guide Ch. 2

    Monday- AD#19  Handout: Equations#1

    Tuesday-AD#20  Handout: Equations#2

    Wednesday/Thursday-AD#21  Handout:  Equations #3                       

    Friday- Quiz in class on Friday.  Study Guide Quiz Chapter 2

     

    To prepare for your quiz:

    1.  Be able to do all problems on the study guide.

    2.  Be able to simplify expressions by combining like terms.

    3.  Be able to properly apply the distributive property to simply an expression.

    4.  When given an equation, such as y=2x+4, be able to find the points that make up the graph of the equation and then graph it.  Connect the points and if it is linear, add arrows to the ends of the line. (Problems 23 & 24 on page 2 of AD#16(Like Terms #2)

    5.  Be able to solve equations for the given variable, showing all of your steps along the way. Homeworks 19, 20, and 21.

    6.  Write and solve proportions by cross multiplying.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of September 24-28

    Monday- AD#15. Handout: Like Terms #1. 2 sides

    Tuesday-AD#16. Handout:  Like Terms #2

    Wed/Thurs- AD#17 Book- Section 2.1.3 #31; Section 2.1.4 #s43-45; Section 2.1.5 #s 51-55

    Fri- AD#18 - Handout:  Answer, Find and Shade (2-sides)  On the second side you need to simplify each espression, find all of the spaces above that contain that simplified expression, and then shade them in to create the mystery picture.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of September 17-21  -  Chapter 1 Test on Friday

    Monday- Finish Practice Test and check your answers. Practice Test Key

                    Finish AD #11 from last week.

    Tuesday - AD#12  Chapter 2.1.1 - #4, 6-10,   Chapter 2.1.2 - #12

    Wed/Thursday- AD#13 (Due Monday) Chapter 2.1.2 & 2.1.3 - #13, 14, 17-21, 29, 32, 33

    Friday - Chapter 1 Test worth 100 pts during class.  Finish AD #13 by Monday.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of September 10-14

    Monday- AD#9. Chapter 1.2.1:  42,43,47, 49-51 (Not due until Day 3 so you have time to study for the Tuesday Quiz).  Class Notes from Monday: Notes Proportional Relationships

    Study for Quiz which is on Tuesday.  Topics we have covered do far include diamond problems, problem solving with guess and check tables (or algebra), evaluating numerical expressions following PEMDAS, In/Out tables, interpreting graphs, area and perimeter of rectangles, plotting points, placing values on a numberline, finding the mean of several test scores, (Homework problems up through AD#8)

     Tuesday - Quiz in class.  For homework finish AD#9 from Monday

    Wednesday/Thursday - AD#10:  Chapter 1.2.2;  Problems 52, 55, 57-60

    Friday - AD#11:  Chapter 1 Closure 61-68 (These are chapter review problems).  I will accept this for full credit on Tuesday, but try to have it done for Monday.  Quiz Corrections due Monday: Test and Quiz Corrections Procedures

     

     

     

    Week of September 4-7

    Tuesday - AD#6  Handout:  Mixed Review.  Also Class Notes:  Evaluating Expressions

    Wed/Thurs - AD#7. Handout:  Graph It!

    Friday - AD#8  Finish the classwork, What's Your Shoe Size?  and then do problems 32-37; 40 in the book

    Quiz Next Tuesday (9/11) on topics through AD#8

     

     

     

     

    Week of August 27-31

    AD#2  Finish Handout (2-sides)  "The Best Buy" and "Four Threes". Here

    Link to ebooks:  http://sso.cpm.org/ 

     AD#3. Finish Scavenger Hunt (here) using your ebook and Chapter 1:  4-7

    AD#4.  Chapter 1:  Problems #10, and 12-16

    AD#5.  Chapter 1:  Problems 20-23 and finish Guess and Check Class Notes

     

     

     

     

    Week of August 23-24

    AD#1 (Assignment of the Day #1). Due Monday, August 27

    Bring your 3-ring math binder (1") with tab dividers for the following sections:

    1) Assignments; 2) Notes; 3) Tests/Quizzes; 4) Graph paper.  Be sure to have graph paper and pencil.

    Also bring your Day#1 Letter signed by your parents.  First Day Letter and Supplies List

    Diamond Problem Class Notes:  Diamond Problem Notes