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Today’s classwork and Home practice
Monday, November 29

Chapter 4 Test on Wednesday

 

  • Home practice:
    • Finish the Chapter 4 Practice Test, be ready to discuss and ask questions tomorrow.
    • Please fill out this Yearbook survey about pets
    • Work on your 5 Dreambox lessons for this week. Be sure you have the sound or closed caption on when you work on the lessons so that you know all the instructions for the task.

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Past classwork and Home practice
Friday,
November 19
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Chapter 4 Review practice

 

  • Home practice:

 

Thursday,
November 18
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss The Real Number System practice
    • Start the Chapter 4 Review, pages 180-182, problems 1-71 odds

 

  • Home practice:
    • Finish the Chapter 4 Review, pages 180-182, problems 1-71 odds
    • Please fill out this Yearbook survey about pets
    • Work on your 5 Dreambox lessons for this week. Be sure you have the sound or closed caption on when you work on the lessons so that you know all the instructions for the task.

 

Wednesday,
November 17
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Square Roots and Cube Roots practice
    • The Real Number System, pages 174-176
  • Home practice:
    • The Real Number System practice, pages 177-178, problems 15-57 odds
    • Please fill out this Yearbook survey about pets
    • Work on your 5 Dreambox lessons for this week. Be sure you have the sound or closed caption on when you work on the lessons so that you know all the instructions for the task.

 

Tuesday,
November 16
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Square Roots and Cube Roots
  • Home practice:
    • Square Roots and Cube Roots practice, pages 172-173, problems 17-45 odds
    • Please fill out this Yearbook survey about pets
    • Work on your 5 Dreambox lessons for this week. Be sure you have the sound or closed caption on when you work on the lessons so that you know all the instructions for the task.

 

Monday,
November 15
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Compute with Scientific Notation practice – great discussion!
  • Home practice:
Friday,
November 12
 
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Scientific Notation practice
    • Compute with Scientific Notation, pages 160-162
  • Home practice:
    • Compute with Scientific Notation practice, pages 163-164, problems 11-51 odds
    • Work on your 4 Dreambox lessons for this week
Wednesday,
November 10
  • Classwork:
    • Scientific notation, pages 153-155
  • Home practice:
    • Scientific notation, pages 156-157, problems 13-51 odds
    • Work on your 4 Dreambox lessons for this week

 

Tuesday,
November 9

Welcome to Trimester 2 and a fresh start!

  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Multiplying and Dividing Monomials
    • Scientific notation, pages 153-155
  • Home practice:
    • Scientific notation, pages 153-155, do the Got It? problems and Guided Practice problems (answers)
    • Work on your 4 Dreambox lessons for this week

 

Monday,
November 8

Welcome to Trimester 2 and a fresh start!

  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Negative Exponents
    • Multiplying and Dividing Monomials
  • Home practice:
    • Multiplying and Dividing Monomials practice, pages 150-151, problems 19-63 odds 
    • Work on your 4 Dreambox lessons for this week

 

Friday,
November 5
  • Classwork:
    • Negative Exponents, pages 141-143
  • Home practice:
    • Negative Exponents practice, pages 143-144, problems 1-43 odds 
    • Work on your 5 Dreambox lessons for this week (by the end of the day Saturday). If you have missed past lessons do some extra to make up for the missing lessons. These lessons will be on the 1st trimester report card.

 

Thursday,
November 4
  • Classwork:
    • Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test RETAKE
  • Home practice:
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Wednesday,
November 3
  • Classwork:
    • Review for tomorrow’s Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test RETAKE
  • Home practice:
    • Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test RETAKE
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Tuesday,
November 2

Chapter 2 End of Chapter RETAKE on Thursday

 

  • Classwork:
    • Continue to practice concepts from the Chapter 3 End of Chapter test
  • Home practice:
    • Prepare for Thursday’s Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test RETAKE
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Monday,
November 1
  • Classwork:
    • Practice concepts from the Chapter 3 End of Chapter test
  • Home practice:
    • Continue looking at problems you want to retake from the Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

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Friday,
October 29
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Powers and Roots practice, pages 138-139, problems 13-57 odds. (class notes)
  • Home practice:
    • Read Negative Exponents, pages 141-143 and answer the Got It? problems and the Guided Practice (Got It? and Guided Practice problem answers)
    • Rework as needed – Powers and Roots practice, pages 138-139, problems 13-57 odds.
    • Continue looking at problems you want to retake from the Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Thursday,
October 28
  • Classwork:
    • Powers and Roots, pages 136-137
  • Home practice:
    • Powers and Roots practice, pages 138-139, problems 13-57 odds.
    • Continue looking at problems you want to retake from the Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Wednesday,
October 27
  • Classwork:
    • Chapter 3 homework check
    • Dividing fractions review
  • Home practice:
    • Continue looking at problems you want to retake from the Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test
    • Read Powers and Roots, pages 136-137 and try the Got It? problems. (Got It? problem answers)
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

 Tuesday, October 26
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss and correct the Chapter 3 End of Chapter Test
  • Home practice:
    • Continue looking at problems you want to retake from the Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)
Monday,
October 25
  • Classwork:
    • Finish Chapter 3 End of Chapter Test
    • Start looking at problems you want to retake from the Chapter 2 End of Chapter Test
  • Home practice:
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

Chapter 3 Test on Friday

Chapter 1 Retest Monday during FLEX

Friday,
October 22
  • Classwork:
  • Home practice:
    • Study for next week’s Chapter 1 Test retake (FLEX time on Monday)
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

Chapter 3 Test on Friday

Chapter 1 Retest Monday during FLEX

 

Thursday,
October 21
  • Classwork:
  • Home practice:
    • Study for torrow’s Chapter 3 End of Chapter test
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

Chapter 3 Test on Friday

Chapter 1 Retest Monday during FLEX

 

Wednesday,
October 20
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Chapter Review
    • Chapter 3 Practice test
  • Home practice:
    • Finish Chapter 3 Practice test
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Tuesday,
October 19
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions  practice
    • Chapter 3 – Chapter Review, pages 132-134, problems 1-77 odds
  • Home practice:
    • Finish Chapter Review, pages 132-134, problems 1-77 odds
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Monday,
October 18
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions  practice
    • Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions, pages 126-128
  • Home practice:
    • Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions practice, pages 129-130, problems 15-51 odds
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Thursday,
October 14
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss the Chapter 3 Quiz (groups then whole class)
    • Discuss Dividing Rational Numbers  practice
    • Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, pages 120-123
  • Home practice:
    • Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions practice, pages 123-124, problems 13-41 odds
    • You have 4 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Wednesday,
October 13
  • Classwork:
  • Home practice:
    • Finish Chapter 3 quiz (due tomorrow)
    • You have 4 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Tuesday,
October 12
  • Classwork:
    • Aeries quick check
    • Discuss Multiplying Rational  practice
    • Introduce Dividing Rational Numbers, pages 114-116
  • Home practice:
    • Dividing Rational Numbers practice, pages 117-118, problems 17-45 odds.
    • You have 4 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Monday,
October 11

  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Chapter test retake opportunity
    • Discuss Rational Numbers practice
    • Introduce Multiplying Rational Numbers, pages 107-109
  • Home practice:
    • Multiplying Rational Numbers practice, pages 110-111, problems 15-59 odds.

 

Friday,
October 8
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Chapter test retake opportunity
    • Discuss Fractions and Decimals practice
    • Introduce Rational Numbers, pages 101-103
  • Home practice:
    • Rational Numbers practice, pages 104-105, problems 11-55 odds.
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Thursday,
October 7
  • Classwork:
    • Correct and discuss the Chapter 2 End of Chapter test 
    • Discuss Fractions and Decimals, pages 94-97
  • Home practice:
    • Fractions and Decimals practice, pages 98-99, problems 17-55 odds.
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Wednesday,
October 6
  • Classwork:
    • Finish the Chapter 2 End of Chapter test 
  • Home practice:
    • Read Fractions and Decimals, pages 94-97. Complete the Got It? problems.
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)
Tuesday,
October 5
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss the Chapter 2 Practice test (worked out answers)
    • Start the Chapter 2 End of Chapter test 
  • Home practice:
    • This section will be updated after we start class
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Monday,
October 4
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss the Chapter 2 Review
    • Start working on the Chapter 2 Practice test (working alone so you know what you know)
  • Home practice:

Chapter 2 End of Chapter test  Tuesday

 

Friday,
October 1

  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Graphing in Four Quadrants practice
    • Chapter Review, pages 88-90, problems 1-77 odds
  • Home practice:
    • Finish Chapter Review, pages 88-90, problems 1-77 odds (due 10/4)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Thursday,
September 30
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Multiplying Integers practice and Dividing Integers practice
    • Graphing in Four Quadrants, pages 83-84
  • Home practice:
    • Graphing in Four Quadrants practice, pages 85-87, problems 11-45 odds and 61-73 odds (due 10/1)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Wednesday,
September 29
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Subtracting Integers practice
    • Multiplying Integers, pages 71-73 and Dividing Integers, pages 77-79
  • Home practice:
    • Multiplying Integers practice, pages 74-76, problems 11-51 every other odd and Dividing Integers practice, pages 80-81, problems 13-49 every other odd (due 9/30)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Tuesday,
September 28
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Adding Integers practice
    • Subtracting Integers, pages 63-65
  • Home practice:
    • Subtracting Integers practice, pages 65-66, problems 9-39 odds (due 9/29)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Monday,
September 27
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Adding Integers, pages 55-58
  • Home practice:
    • Adding Integers practice, pages 58-59, problems 11-43 odds (due 9/28)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Friday,
September 24
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Integers and Absolute Value practice,  pages 46-48
  • Home practice:
    • Practice Integers and Absolute Value, pages 49-50, problems 17-61 odds (due 9/27)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Thursday,
September 23
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Integers and Absolute Value, pages 46-48
  • Home practice:
    • Practice Integers and Absolute Value, pages 49-50, problems 17-61 odds (due 9/27)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Wednesday,
September 22

 

Tuesday,
September 21
  • Classwork:
    • Chapter 1 Test
  • Home practice:
    • Read Integers and Absolute Value, pages 46-48
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Monday,
September 20
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Chapter 1 Take at home quiz
  • Home practice:
    • Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 1 test
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Friday,
September 17
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Chapter Review
  • Home practice:
    • Chapter 1 Take at home quiz – assignment in Google Classroom (due 9/20) 
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Thursday,
September 16
Happy Mexican Independence Day! 

 

  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Words, Equations, Tables, and Graphs practice, pages 39-41
  • Home practice:
    • Chapter Review, pages 42-44, problems 1-41 odds (due 9/17)
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom) – if you did not do it already
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Wednesday,
September 15
  • Classwork:
    • Peer check of Home Practice
    • Class discussion Home Practice
  • Home practice:
    • Student feedback about Home Practice (assignment in Google Classroom)
    • You have 5 Dreambox lessons this week (by the end of the day Saturday)

 

Tuesday,
September 14
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Ordered Pairs and Relations practice
    • Introduce Words, Equations, Tables, and Graphs (pages 37-38)
  • Home practice:
    • Words, Equations, Tables, and Graphs practice, pages 39-41, problems 5-11 odds, 17-43 odds. (due 9/16)
    • Complete at least five Dreambox lessons this week

 

Monday,
September 13
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Problem Solving Strategies practice
    • Introduce Ordered Pairs and Relations (pages 31-33)
  • Home practice:
    • Ordered Pairs and Relations practice, pages 34-36, problems 13-37 odds, 41-63 odds. (due 9/14)
    • Complete at least five Dreambox lessons this week

 

Friday,
September 10
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Properties of Numbers practice
    • Introduce Problem Solving Strategies (pages 26-28)
  • Home practice:
    • Problem Solving Strategies practice, pages 29-30, problems 5-35 odds. (due 9/13)
    • Complete at least four Dreambox lessons this week

 

 

Thursday,
September 9
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Variables and Expressions practice
    • Introduce Properties of Numbers (pages 19-21)
  • Home practice:
    • Properties of Numbers practice, pages 22-24, problems 15-71 odds. (due 9/10)
    • Complete at least four Dreambox lessons this week

 

Wednesday,
September 8
  • Classwork:
    • finish STAR Math check-up
      1. NOT A TEST – Not part of your grade
      2. This helps me see where you are and what we need to work on, like a check-up when you visit your doctor.
  • Home practice:
    • Read Properties of Numbers (pages 19-21) and pay particular attention to the Example and Key Concepts information.
    • finish Chapter 1, Lesson 3 – Variables and Expressions, math book pages 16-18, problems 13-71, odds only (Due 9/9). Do the work in your spiral. 
    • Complete at least four Dreambox lessons this week
    • Get your school supplies – be sure to get a spiral just for math (Aggie Supply List 2021)
    • Complete the registration and first lesson of the    How to Learn Math online class

 

Tuesday,
September 7
  • Classwork:
    • STAR Math check-up
      1. NOT A TEST – Not part of your grade
      2. This helps me see where you are and what we need to work on, like a check-up when you visit your doctor.
  • Home practice:
    • finish Chapter 1, Lesson 3 – Variables and Expressions, math book pages 16-18, problems 13-71, odds only (Due 9/9). Do the work in your spiral. 
    • Complete at least four Dreambox lessons this week
    • Get your school supplies – be sure to get a spiral just for math (Aggie Supply List 2021)
    • Complete the registration and first lesson of the    How to Learn Math online class

 

Friday,
September 3
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss Words and Expressions practice
      • Check odd problems using Selected Answers in the back of the book (go to Student Handbook in the table of contents and scroll to Selected Answers)
      • Group and class discussion of missed problems.
    • Variables and Expressions (chapter 1, lesson 3) 
  • Home practice:
        • Chapter 1, Lesson 3 – Variables and Expressions, math book pages 16-18, problems 13-71, odds only (Due 9/9). Do the work in your spiral. 
        • Complete at least one Dreambox lesson (get to Dreambox through Clever)
          • You have three Dreambox lessons due this week
        • Get your school supplies – be sure to get a spiral just for math (Aggie Supply List 2021)
        • Complete the registration and first lesson of the    How to Learn Math online class

 

Thursday,
September 2
  • Classwork:
    • Discuss the three parts of each home practice assignment
      1. Doing the work
      2. Checking your answers using the Selected Answers (green section) in the back of the book
      3. Asking questions about the problems you didn’t understand
    • Discuss A Plan for Problem Solving practice
      • Check odd problems using Selected Answers in the back of the book (go to Student Handbook in the table of contents and scroll to Selected Answers)
      • Group and class discussion of missed problems.
  • Home practice:
        • Chapter 1, lesson 2 – Words and Expressions, math book pages 9 and 10, problems 12-50, odds only (Due 9/3). Do the work in your spiral. 
        • Complete at least one Dreambox lesson (get to Dreambox through Clever)
          • You have three Dreambox lessons due this week
        • Get your school supplies – be sure to get a spiral just for math (Aggie Supply List 2021)
        • Complete the registration and first lesson of the    How to Learn Math online class

 

Wednesday,
September 1
  • Classwork:
    • Dreambox
  • Home practice:
    • Complete at least one Dreambox lesson (get to Dreambox through Clever)
      • You have three Dreambox lessons due this week
    • Get your school supplies – be sure to get a spiral just for math (Aggie Supply List 2021)
    • Complete the registration and first lesson of the    How to Learn Math online class

 

Tuesday,
August 31
  • Classwork:
    • Talk about home practice policy
    • Discuss the Chapter 1 “Are You Ready” handout
    • Introduction to A Plan for Problem Solving (connect through Clever )
  • Home practice:
    • Chapter 1, Lesson 1 – A Plan for Problem Solving, math book pages 4 and 5, problems 4-24 (Due 9/1). Do the work in your spiral. 
    • Get your school supplies – be sure to get a spiral just for math (Aggie Supply List 2021)
    • Complete the registration and first lesson of the    How to Learn Math online class

 

Monday,
August 30
  • Classwork:
    • check-in
    • Discuss the class Home practice policy and tonight’s Home practice
    • “Number Talks”

 

Friday,
August 27

 

Thursday,
August 26
  • Classwork:
    • Finish the “How many fist bumps” activity
    •  Introduce “Number Talks”
  • Home practice:
    • Get your school supplies – be sure to get a spiral just for math
    • Complete the registration and first lesson of the    How to Learn Math online class

 

Wednesday,
August 25

 

Tuesday,
August 24

 

Monday,
August 23
  • Classwork:
    • Don’t forget to make your educated guess for how many pennies in the Estimation jar. Chance to win $100,000 (one winner per period)
    • finish discussion How many rectangles? group activity (on paper)
    • Get your math books.
  • Home practice:
    • finish your Mathography (Thank you to those who had it done by this weekend. If you didn’t, please get it finished so we can learn more about you.) 
    • If you didn’t get it done last week please finish the Weekly 3-2-1

 

Friday,
August 20
  • Classwork:
    • Welcome to Redwood slide show – day 3
    • Don’t forget to make your educated guess for how many pennies in the Estimation jar. Chance to win $100,000 (one winner per period)
    • Continue and discuss How many rectangles? group activity (on paper)
    • Weekly 3-2-1
  • Home practice:
    • finish your Mathography (You will find this assignment in Google classroom). Please finish your Mathography by Sunday.

 

Thursday,
August 19
  • Classwork:
    • Welcome to Redwood slide show – day 2
    • Using the class website – be sure to bookmark the website
    • Estimation jar – how many pennies? Chance to win $100,000 (one winner per period)
    • How many rectangles? group activity (on paper)
  • Home practice:
    • finish your Mathography (You will find this assignment in Google classroom). Please finish your Mathography by Sunday.

 

Wednesday,
August 18, 2021
  • Classwork:
    • Welcome to the new school year!
    • Estimation jar – how many pennies? Chance to win $100,000 (one winner per period)
    • Welcome to Redwood slide show – day 1
    • Getting to know you – Mathography
  • Home practice:
    • Mathography (You will find this assignment in Google classroom)