Math 7/8

Today students took the unit 1 test.

Class Activities:

1-Turn-in Warm-ups #1-10 for Unit 1.

2- Turn-in Homework to the class file folder.

3-Test - unit 1 - Geometry

8:15am Thursday, September 7th -Make-up test in room7B2.

HW - TB pages 7 - 10 complete all problems/questions along the way!

September 5, 2017 TuesdayToday students reviewed for the unit 1 test tomorrow. Class Activities: 1-10 minute - questions for test! 2- SmartBoard Review - unit 1 test:-) 8:30am Help Session tomorrow morning for unit 1 test questions. HW - 10 practice problems on notebook paper for unit 1 test tomorrow and be ready to turn-in warm-ups #1-10 for a grade. Test unit 1 - Wednesday, Sept. 6th. |

Today students took checked ALL of their practice problems for the Unit 1 Test on Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

Class Activities:

1-W/U - Check answers to the summer packet - rework any problems as needed

2- Check Problem Solving both perimeter/circumference and SA/Volume. Students were also given a chance to ask question over their computation challenges #8 and #10.

3-Kahoot! - Geometry Terms review for Test on Wednesday, Sept. 6th

4-Study Guide for Unit 1 Test - due Tuesday, Sept. 5th

HW - Complete Study Guide for unit 1 Test and rework any problem solving problems as needed.

Help Session for Unit 1 test - Wednesday, Sept. 6th at 8:30am.

Test unit 1 - Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

Today students took their accuracy grade over angle relations and the properties of triangles. They also took the CC#10 for practice.

Class Activities:

1-W/U - CC#10 - Practice

2- Accuracy grade - angle relations - no calculator.

3-Study Guide for Unit 1 Test - due Tuesday, Sept. 5th

HW - Complete W/U-CC#10 and work on Study Guide for unit 1 Test.

Due Friday - Both Problem Solving - Perimeter and Circumference and Surface Area and Volume.

Test unit 1 - Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

August 30, 2017-Wednesday

Today students took a formative over circles.

Class Activities:

1-W/U - Check Homework answers for station #7

2-Formative Check - Circles

HW - WS - Problem Solving- surface area and volume - 6 problems

WS - Problem Solving - Perimeter and Circumference due Friday!

Accuracy grade -Thursday, Aug. 30th- Angle measurements .

Warm-ups for unit 1- #1-10 are due on Wednesday -9/6! Cover sheet attached!

Test unit 1 - Wednesday, Sept. 6th.

August 29, 2017 TuesdayToday students continued to work through stations to review Geometry concepts for both the Accuracy grade on Thursday and the Unit 1 Test Wednesday, September 6th. Class Activities: 1-W/U - WS - CC#10- Lesson Practice - both sides 2- Group Work - Accuracy grade and Unit 1 Test Review! HW - WS - Station #7 HW Accuracy grade -Thursday, Aug. 31st- Angle measurements Test unit 1 - Wednesday, Sept. 6th August 28, 2017 MondayToday students worked through stations to review Geometry concepts for both the Accuracy grade on Thursday and the Unit 1 Test Wednesday, September 6th. Class Activities: 1-W/U - WS - CC#9 - Find the Surface Area 2- Group Work - Accuracy grade and Unit 1 Test Review! HW - WS - 9.2 -Problem Solving - Perimeter and Circumference - back of problem solving/application WS Accuracy grade -Thursday, Aug. 31st- Angle measurements Test unit 1 - Wednesday, Sept. 6th |

Today students learned how to find the Volume of solids. Students also learned how to manipulate Formulas (Equations) to solve for any Variable or Measurement!

Class Activities:

1-W/U #8 - AGAIN - copy the rest of the notes for Volume of Solids

2- Notes - finding Volume using warm-up #8 - copy 3 examples!

3- Manipulating Formulas/Equations to solve for any variable/measurement!

4- CC#8 for a grade!

HW - WS -10-2 - Volume of solids all 12 problems. Must show work for credit - may use a calculator.

Accuracy grade -Aug. 31st - Angle relations and their measurements.

Test -Unit 1 - September 6th.

August 24, 2017 ThursdayToday students learned how to find the perimeter and circumference of composite figures. Students also reviewed how to find the Surface Area of solids. Class Activities: 1-W/U #8 - WS - Find the Surface area of prisms and pyramids. 2- Group Work - Problem Solving with composite figures - using perimeter and circumference. 3-Notes - finding Volume using warm-up #8 - copy 3 examples! HW - WS -8-7 - Surface Area of solids #1-8. Must show work for credit - may use a calculator. Accuracy grade -Aug. 31st - Angle relations and their measurements. Test - September 6th |

August 23, 2017 WednesdayToday students learned how to find the area of composite figures including circles and semi-circles. Students also found the relationship between the circumference of a circle and it's diameter. Class Activities: 1-W/U#6 - Squares and Square roots chart 2- Using string and a cylinder students learned about the ratio of every circles circumference and it's diameter = Pi:-) 3- Notes over composite figures with circles and semi-circles 4-CW/HW - WS - Problem Solving -Worked through finding the Area of composite figures including circles. HW - WS -Complete WS - Problem Solving Application #15-24- must show all work like examples done in class on separate sheet of notebook paper. Front Only! Accuracy grade -Aug. 31st - Angle relations and their measurements. Test - September 6th |

Today students learned how to find the circumference and area of circles. Students also learned ALL of the parts of a circle.

Class Activities:

1-W/U #6 - WS - Surface Area Formula Sheet - copy notes

2- CC#6/2 - questions over corrections

3-CW-Notes over Circles and how to find the Circumference and Area.

HW - Textbook page 117 #1-6 and page 127 #1-3 and #9-11. Must Show All Work like examples done in class - May use a calculator :-)

Remember - use 3.14 for Pi!!!!!!!

August 18, 2017 FridayToday students took the quiz. Class Activities: 1-check homework - turned-in to class file 2- Quiz 3-CW/HW - WS - Formulas and vocabulary rating scale HW - Complete classwork/homework WS and correct computation challenge #6 - 10 minute practice. |

August 17, 2017 ThursdayToday students Reviewed for the quiz tomorrow. Class Activities: 1-W/U#5- WS - Triangle Combinations 2- Musical Math- Quiz review 3 - Around the World......Review with angle relations and finding missing measures - if time! 4- Explained how to complete homework practice problems HW - At least 10 practice problems on a piece of notebook paper showing all your work. Students should have about 2 problems for each concept listed below to show that they reviewed all content on the quiz tomorrow. The problems you choose should be previous problems solved in class or as homework that you have the correct answer recorded. Quiz - Friday, August 18th Angle relations Triangle Properties Solids Cross-sections |

August 16, 2017 - WednesdayToday students reviewed angle relations,properties of triangles, and cross-sections of solids(both perpendicular and parallel to the base). Class Activities: 1-W/U#4- WS - Chapter 8 Classwork - both sides 2 - Box of Solids activity - Can you list all of the perpendicular/parallel cross-sections for each solid? 3- Bingo - Angle relations HW - Complete warm-up #4 -Chapter 8 classwork. Quiz - Friday, August 18th Angle relations Triangle Properties Solids Cross-sections |

August 15, 2017 - TuesdayToday students reviewed names and parts of Solids again with notes. Students also were introduced to Cross-Sections of Solids. Class Activities:Tuesday 1-W/U - Copy Solid Notes as a graphic organizer in your composition NB 2- PPT - Cross-Sections of solids in composition notebook. 3- Checked WS 6.6 and Skills 78/79. HW - WS - Cross-sections of a cube. This is an extension activity. Have fun with it and we will discuss results in class tomorrow. Do any of the ones that it will allow you to complete. Answers are linked to the solution button on the right:-) Quiz - Friday, August 18th Angle relations Triangle Properties Solids Cross-sections |

August 14, 2017- MondayToday students reviewed names and parts of Solids. Students also went over the different dimensions of Geometry. Class Activities: 1-W/U#3-WS - Skills 78 2-Flatland - DVD and note in composition notebook 3 - Checked HW - WS 6.6 HW - WS - Skills 79 Quiz - Friday, August 18th Angle relations Triangle Properties Solids Cross-sections |

Today students shared their "golden nuggets" from each station.

Class Activities:

1-W/U -Think-Share-Pair with groups - students shared their golden nuggets

2-Stations #1-3- Discovering properties of Triangles - Answers/explanation

3- CC#2 for a grade

HW - WS - Triangles 6.6

Quiz

Angle relations

Solids

Cross-sections

Today students completed rotating through 3 stations to help discover important properties of Triangles.

Class Activities:

1-W/U -Complete the 2 stations from yesterday that you did not finish and Stations #4/5

2-Stations #1-3- Discovering properties of Triangles - rotated through the last station today

3- Completed SMI in computer lab if needed

HW - WS - work on Station #4 and #5 - due tomorrow! Students should attempt each problem. My expectation is that all students spent 2o minutes on homework both Wednesday and Thursday night trying to answer the questions for Stations 4/5 homework problems. We will go over all of the stations tomorrow to clarify any questions the students still have.

Quiz

Angle relations

Solids

Cross-sections

August 9, 2017 - WednesdayToday students rotated through 3 stations to help discover important properties of Triangles. Class Activities: 1-W/U-Check HW - Algebra with angle relations 2 - Stations #1-3- Discovering properties of Triangles HW - WS -Station #4 and #5 - Due Friday, Aug. 11th. Quiz Angle relations Solids Cross-sections |

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 - Algebra Application with Angles - due to SMI testing tomorrow in Math Class students homework will be due and checked for credit on Wednesday!

Quiz

Angle relations

Solids

Cross-sections

August 7, 2017 - MondayToday students practiced finding missing angles using their knowledge of geometry vocabulary and solving multi-step equations. Students also took a computation challenge practice. Class Activities: 1-W/U#2 - WS - Lines, Angles, and Angle Relations 2-Went over CC#4, HW, and W/U for questions?? Students learned how I grade computation challenges - no partial credit. They also learned how I check homework for credit - plus(100) Must complete all problems and SHOW ALL work, check(50) only did 1/2 of the problems or did all of the problems without enough work for full credit, zero(0) No credit for homework - did not do it or did NOT complete it correctly for ANY credit. 3- Set-up our Warm-ups for a classwork grade per each unit of study 4- Students were also introduced to "How to use Mrs. Garrett's Blog" - visit before you NEED it!!!!! HW - WS - Algebra Application with Angles - due to SMI testing tomorrow in Math Class students homework will be due and checked for credit on Wednesday! Quiz Angle relations Solids Cross-sections |

August 4, 2017 - FridayToday students learned how to find missing angles using their knowledge of geometry vocabulary and solving multi-step equations. Class Activities: 1-W/U -Solve the 3 equations on the SmartBoard in your composition notebook - Mrs. Garret will be going around the room checking for correct steps/answers(checkpoint) 2-Notes -Class notes WS-Using equations to find missing angle measurements. 3- Questions over CC#4???? HW - WS - Independent Practice Quiz - Unit 1 Angle relations Solids Cross-sections |

August 3, 2017 - ThursdayToday students learned new vocabulary needed for unit 1. We also went over important items in their agenda concerning the Cobb County Policies. Class Activities: 1-W/U #1 - WS - Reading Strategies - front and back 2-Notes in composition notebook over angle relations vocabulary 3- Checked CC#4 for questions 4 - Notebook Tabs 1-W/U - warm-ups 2-CW- classwork 3-HW - homework 4-GW- graded work/Computation Challenges HW - WS - 6-3 - Types of Angles - Front Only # 25 - 40:-) Be sure that you know the vocabulary by tomorrow!!! |

Today students checked their prerequisite skills worksheet for unit 1 from their cooperative groups yesterday for questions.

Class Activities:

1-Checked group work for questions over the prerequisite skills for unit 1

2-Discussed the good, the bad, and the ugly.... cooperative group strengths and weaknesses that occurred during the process of working on the activity and following directions from yesterday.

3-Students learned what their personality color is and some attributes associated with it.

4-Notebook Tabs

1-W/U - warm-ups

2-CW- classwork

3-HW - homework

4-GW- graded work/Computation Challenges

5 - 6th and 7th period got their textbook today:-)

HW - Bring to class you composition notebook and have your binder set-up with the following Math Sections......

Notebook Tabs

1-W/U - warm-ups

2-CW- classwork

3-HW - homework

4-GW- graded work/Computation Challenges

Today students continued to work in cooperative groups to complete an activity designed to help them recall vocabulary words needed in unit 1 and help them with the 7th grade capstone project.

Class Activities:

1 - W/U - Complete T-shirt to introduce yourself

2 - Cooperative Groups - WS - Geometry unit pre-requisite skills test

3 - Personality Colors - Attributes given today:-)

4 - CC#4 given today as a baseline for the year!

HW - Be ready to introduce yourself and turn-in your T-shirt design!

Welcome Back ....

Today students began a "getting to know you activity" - T-Shirt design

Students also turned-in their Summer Math Packet - http://www.cobbk12.org/HightowerTrail/78SY15-16.PDF

In Class we worked in cooperative groups to learn "how" to interact during group work given a specific job/task. Students began to brainstorm the math skills that would be required to build a water filter. They also worked through some prerequisite skills needed to help them be successful in Unit 1- Geometry!

Math Classroom Norms....

1.- Agenda posted and followed

2- Warm-ups - where to get them and when to start them....

HW -Students should bring their T-shirt design to class tomorrow. If you did not turn-in your summer packet today, please bring it tomorrow.