Today students took the Unit 1 Post Test.

1-Clear Desk

2-Unit 1 Post Test

3-Turn-in W/U#1-10 with cover sheet on top

4- Show Mrs. Garrett your 10 practice problems for the Unit 1 Post Test

5- CW - TB pages 181-184

.HW -Complete CW - TB pages 181-184

End of unit 1 TEST - Thursday, Sept. 7th

Absolute Value

Comparing Rational Numbers

Using the number line to Add/Sub Integers

All Operations with Integers

Word Problems with Integers

Operations with decimals and fractions

Conversions - fractions, decimals, and percents

Today students for the Unit 1 end of Unit Test.

1-W/U #9 - WS-Comparing and Ordering

2-Checked -HW, Quiz, and Midway test corrections for questions.

3- Partner Review for Test tomorrow.

.HW -Complete 10 practice problems on notebook paper to be turned-in tomorrow and be ready to turn-in w/u #1-10 for Unit 1. Warm-up #10 will be your Study Guide with corrections on it.

End of unit 1 TEST - Thursday, Sept. 7th

Absolute Value

Comparing Rational Numbers

Using the number line to Add/Sub Integers

All Operations with Integers

Word Problems with Integers

Operations with decimals and fractions

Conversions - fractions, decimals, and percents

Today students reviewed operations with integers. Students also practiced solving more word problems using integers.

Class Activities:

1-W/U #8 - WS Practice 2.9 - Integer Word Problems

2-Checked -WS ...Dracula for questions

3- Kahoot! - Integer Review for quiz today!.

4 - Took quiz over integer operations.

.HW - WS - Complete warm-up #8 Practice 2.9. Study Guide for the unit 1 end of unit test is due tomorrow-Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

End of unit 1 TEST - Thursday, Sept. 7th

Absolute Value

Comparing Rational Numbers

Using the number line to Add/Sub Integers

All Operations with Integers

Word Problems with Integers

Today students checked word problems using their knowledge of integers for questions. Students also reviewed operations with integers.

Class Activities:

1-W/U #7 - WS Dracula.....

2-Checked -CW - WS - Integer Word Problems for questions.

3- Went over warm-up #6 to check answers.

4- Kahoot! - Integer Review for quiz on Tuesday, Sept. 5th.

5 - Study Guide for Unit 1 end of unit test - Due Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

.HW - WS - Complete warm-up #7 and review TB pages on operations with integers. Study Guide for the unit 1 end of unit test is due Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

Quiz - Tuesday, Sept. 5th

All operations with Integers

End of unit 1 TEST - Thursday, Sept. 7th

Today students practiced solving word problems using their knowledge of integers.

Class Activities:

1-W/U CC#9 -Practice

2-CW - WS - Integer Word Problems - must show all work on a separate sheet of paper or in your composition notebook.

Draw picture/diagrams

.HW - WS - Integer and Word Problems - must show picture/diagram and math to support answers - ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF NOTEBOOK PAPER ATTACHED-for credit or in composition notebook!

Quiz - Tuesday, Sept. 5th

All operations with Integers

End of unit 1 TEST - Thursday, Sept. 7th

August 30, 2017 Wednesday

Today students practiced the rules for both multiplying and dividing integers. They also got a bookmark with all of the integer rules on it:-)

Class Activities:

1-W/U #6 - WS -Review for Mastery - 2D

2-Midway Test corrections in class with

yellow instruction sheet.

HW - Complete Midway Test unit 1 corrections and complete the warm-up both sides - WS - Review for Mastery 2D.

Quiz - Tuesday, Sept. 5th

All operations with Integers

End of Unit - Test for Unit 1 - Thursday, Sept. 7th.

Today students took the Midway Unit 1 Test.

Class Activities:

1-W/U - Check HW and clear desk

2-Midway Test - Unit 1

4- CW - TB Pages 49 - 52 ALL (Multiply Integers)!

HW - TB Pages 59 - 62 ALL (Divide Integers) and classwork if not done in class!

Test Make-up date - Friday at 8:15am in room 7B2 if you were absent today!

August 28, 2017 MondayToday students reviewed for the Midway Test for Unit 1 tomorrow. Class Activities: 1-W/U#5 -WS - Use the Number Line 2-Review for Test- SmartBoard/White Boards 3- Formative check on adding/subtracting integers - irespond 4- Checked Study Guide for any questions!!!!! Help session at 8:30am - tomorrow:-) HW - 10 practice problems for the Midway Test for Unit 1 tomorrow. Must be completed on a clean sheet of notebook paper with 2 problems for each of the concepts listed below! Midway Test - Unit 1- Tuesday, August 29th Absolute Value Comparing Rational Numbers Adding Integers Subtracting Integers Using the number line to Add/Sub Integers |

August 25, 2017 FridayToday students reviewed how to model adding integers on the number line. They also went over how to use a picture to find the distance between integers. Class Activities: 1-W/U CC#4 -WS - Adding integers with modeling on the number line. 2-Above and Below 3- CC#7 for a grade 4- CW - checked our graded classwork from yesterday for questions. Help Sessions every Monday at 8:15am. HW - WS -Study Guide for the Mid-Unit 1 test due Monday, Aug. 28th. Mid-Unit 1 Test - August 29th. |

August 24, 2017 ThursdayToday students completed a classwork assignment for a grade. They also completed a practice computation challenge. Class Activities: 1-W/U - WS - CC#5 - Practice (10 minutes) 2-Check HW for questions. 3-Classwork Grade - Add/sub. integers, ordering rational numbers, and absolute value - plus review decimal and fraction operations 4- CW/HW - Above and Below - levels of the sea with integers HW - WS -Above and Below - both worksheets completed. Study Guide for the Mid-Unit 1 Test due on Monday! Mid-Unit 1 Test - Tuesday, Aug. 29th |

August 23, 2017 WednesdayToday students reviewed the rules for subtracting integers and adding integers. Class Activities: 1-W/U - TB pages 31-34 2-Check HW for questions then come see me for your formative assessment 3-CW - WS Lions.....using directions included on front of WS HW - WS - lions, tigers, and leopards...Follow directions on the front of the WS for full homework credit. Class work grade tomorrow Absolute Value- TB p.7 Comparing Rational Numbers- TB p.87 Common Conversions - review quiz 1 Adding and Subtracting Integers-TB page 19 and page 31 Operations with Fractions - review quiz 1 Test - Mid-unit 1 - Tuesday, Aug. 29th |

August 22, 2017 TuesdayToday students learned how to rewrite subtraction problems as addition problems by adding the opposite! Class Activities: 1-IN-ticket - formative assessment(see me in homeroom to make-up if you were absent) 2-Subtracting Integers - rewrite as an addition problem. Students should Add the Opposite.....Practice! Example: 1- Add the Opposite 5 - 4 same as Adding 5 + -4 -3 - 2 same as Adding -3 + -2 -6 - -7 same as Adding -6 + 7 Add the Opposite...... HW - WS - p. 15 -Subtracting Integers - Students must write the addition sentence on the blank then solve using the addition rules for integers. The final answer should be in a box. CW Grade- Thursday, August 24th Absolute Value Comparing Rational Numbers Common Conversions Adding and Subtracting Integers |

August 18, 2017 FridayToday students continued to practice how to Add Integer using the rules. 1-W/U#3 - WS - Sum UP 2-Check HW pages 19-22 3- Syllabus and Grades. HW - Complete W/U#3 - Sum Up WS - be ready to check your work on Tuesday! Classwork Grade- Wednesday, August 23rd Absolute Value Comparing Rational Numbers Common Conversions Adding and Subtracting Integers |

Today students continued to learn how to Add Integer using the number line and vectors. They also found the rules for adding integers with both like signs and unlike signs.

Class Activities:

1-W/U-Check HW pages 88-90

2- Adding integers using the number line and vectors.

2-Notes - Rules for Adding Integers in composition notebook.

HW - TB pages 19-22 complete ALL problems along the way and at the end!

Classwork Grade- Wednesday, August 23rd

Absolute Value

Comparing Rational Numbers

Common Conversions

Adding and Subtracting Integers

August 16, 2017 - WednesdayToday students to learned how to use 2-color counters to represent integers and add integers. Class Activities: 1-W/U - check HW answers and W/U #2. 2 - PPT - Adding integers with ninjas 3- Adding Integers with 2 -color counters pages 17 in the textbook. HW - Textbook pages 88-90. Complete ALL question along the way a-f and #1-5 on page 90. Classwork Grade - Wednesday, 8/23 Absolute Value Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers Adding and Subtracting Integers |

August 15, 2017 - TuesdayToday students learned how to compare rational numbers. Class Activities: 1-W/U#2 -WS - Integers and Absolute Value Practice #1-25 2- PPT- Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers using the number line-students took notes in their composition notebook. 3- Class Activity - ordering rational numbers 4 - Students were given back their Summer Math Packets to use for a classwork grade:-) HW - WS - HW: Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers - back of warm-up! . Remedial Quiz Work due tomorrow: Anyone that made below a 70% on the quiz over review skills has been given a remedial worksheet to help them study for the Remediation Assessment on Friday, Aug. 18th at 8:30am in Room 7D2. Please see me tomorrow during homeroom to check your answers and to help with any questions you may still have on the Remediation Assessment. Remediation Assessment on Friday, Aug. 18th at 8:30am in Room 7D2 - Must have remediation work in order to take the assessment:-) Quiz Common Conversions Absolute Value Comparing Rational Numbers Adding and Subtracting Integers |

Today students learned about absolute value and how to use it.

Class Activities:

1-W/Up - Check homework with a green or red pen

2- Absolute Value- SmartBoard-students took notes in their composition notebook.

3 - CC#1 for a grade - 10 minutes ONLY!

HW - Textbook pages #7-10. Students should read carefully and answer ALL questions throughout the reading including letter a-g and complete all problems on page 10.

Quiz

Common Conversions

Absolute Value

Comparing Rational Numbers

Adding and Subtracting Integers

Today students were introduced to the REAL NUMBER SYSTEM. Students also got their quiz back to correct and ask questions.

Class Activities:

1-W/U - CC#5 - practice

2- The Real Number System - SmartBoard-students took notes and then used a graphic organizer to place numbers in the appropriate number set.

HW - WS -Semantic Feature Analysis - classifying a number according to it's number set within the REAL NUMBER SYSTEM. Students should use the graphic organizer that they used in class for notes to help them.

Class Activities:

1 - Quiz over 6th grade concepts

2- SMI

3- WS - Review multiplying and dividing fractions - cross them out and gone fishing- both sides

HW - WS - Cross them out and Gone fishing - show work on separate paper:-)To get full credit for homework students must complete 6 problems on both sides of the worksheet! They do NOT have to complete the entire worksheet. This is designed to give them practice on both multiplying and dividing fractions.

Students reviewed conversions of fractions, decimals, and percents. Students also practiced operations with fractions and decimals with a partner by going around the world to complete 10 problems.

Class Activities:

1-W/U - WS - Decimal, Fraction, and Percent Wheel of conversions (back of last Wednesday's homework ....What kind of T.V. show is relaxing to watch? )

2- Homework questions - WS - Humpty Dumpty

3- Around the World with a partner to complete 10 fraction/decimal problems to help review for the quiz tomorrow.

4- Cooperative Groups work was given back today for questions.

HW - 10 practice problems on notebook paper with all work shown for credit. You pick the problems from previous homework, classwork, and warm-ups that have been checked in class. Make sure that you pick a variety of problems that cover ALL of the concepts on the quiz - Operations with both fractions and decimals, converting between fractions, decimals, and percents, and order of operations.

Quiz - tomorrow! Need help - come to chess and checkers club at 8:00(Room 7B1) or see me in homeroom- happy to help with any last minute questions:-)

Quiz - Thursday,

Review Skills

Fractions

Decimals

Order of Operations

Conversions between fractions, decimals, and percents.

Today students took the Scholastic Math Test for a baseline score today in Math class.

Class Activities:

1- Scholastic Math Test in the 8th grade computer lab.

2-Notebook Tabs

1-W/U - warm-ups

2-CW- classwork

3-HW - homework

4-GW/CC -graded work/Computation Challenges

HW - WS -Humpty Dumpty - show ALL work on notebook paper and attach to the worksheet. This homework will be due on Wednesday for credit.

Quiz - Thursday, 8/10/17

Review Skills

Fractions

Decimals

Order of Operations

Conversions between fractions, decimals, and percents.

August 7, 2017 - MondayToday students continued to review operations with fractions. Class Activities: 1-W/U - Check HW answers with a green/red pen -questions 2- "Agenda Stuff" for cobb county rules 3- Continued Notes from Friday on operations with fractions 4- Cooperative Group Questions??? HW - WS -Humpty Dumpty - show ALL work on notebook paper and attach to the worksheet. This homework will be due on Wednesday for credit. We will be in the 8th grade computer lab tomorrow taking our SMI testing - this is NOT for a grade! Quiz - Thursday, 8/10/17 Review Skills Fractions Decimals Order of Operations Conversions between fractions, decimals, and percents. |

August 4, 2017 - FridayToday students took notes to review how to work with decimals and fractions. Class Activities: 1-W/U - check HW answers - Order of Operations WS 2- Notes in composition notebook over operations with decimals and fractions- examples taken using 2-column notes. HW - WS Sticky Code - must show all work for credit. Quiz - Thursday, 8/10/17 Review Skills Fractions Decimals Order of Operations Conversions between fractions, decimals, and percents. |

August 3, 2017 - ThursdayToday students completed their -cooperative learning activity, and we reviewed as a class how to work with fractions. Class Activities: 1-W/U - WS - HW - Sections 5-8 - complete in class 2-Cooperative groups for 10 minutes 3-Discussed cooperative group work to answer questions 4- Notes in composition notebook over operations with fractions - examples taken using 2-column notes. HW - WS -Sticky Code - front only- show all work for credit:-) Notebook Tabs 1-W/U - warm-ups 2-CW- classwork 3-HW - homework 4-GW- graded work/Computation Challenges |

August 2, 2017 - WednesdayToday students reviewed order of operations using GEMS.... Class Activities: 1-W/U#1 - WS - Common Conversions 2-WS - GEMS - notes over order of operations 3- Collected homework and went over W/U #1 - common conversions WS HW - WS - What kind of T.V. show is relaxing to watch? - Complete ONLY sections#1-4 for homework. We will complete it tomorrow in class. Make sure that your notebook has the required tabs and that you have a composition notebook for math:-) Notebook Tabs 1-W/U - warm-ups 2-CW- classwork 3-HW - homework 4-GW- graded work/Computation Challenges |

August 1, 2017 - TuesdayToday students learned how to work in cooperative groups to complete an activity designed to help them recall operations with fractions that will be used in unit 1. Class Activities: 1 - Use T-shirt to introduce yourself 2 - CC#3 used as a baseline for the year 3 - Cooperative Groups - WS - Unit 1 Pre-requisite Skills Assessment. HW - WS - Common Conversions - front side ONLY:-) Back side is designed to help students with place value when reading a decimal! |

July 31,2017-MondayWelcome Back... Today students began a "getting to know you activity" - T-Shirt design Students also turned-in their Summer Math Packet - Link on the right! HW -Students should complete their T-shirt design and be ready to present it to the class tomorrow. If you did not turn-in your summer packet today, please bring it tomorrow. |