Today students took the unit 2 test.

Class Activities:

1-W/U- Turn-in warm-ups #1-10 for unit 2

2-Test unit 2

3-Check CC#16 answers for questions - correct any missed problems

HW - CC#18 for practice - time yourself:-) Warm-up #2 - WS - Theorectical Probability Practice- for unit 3 should be completed and ready to go over tomorrow!

Test Make-up at 8:30 tomorrow morning:-)

Test - Unit 2

Lesson 1 - Making Predictions

Lesson 2- Samples/Populations

Valid/Not valid

Reading and Creating box and whisker plots

Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center

Lesson 4- Comparing Populations

October 4, 2016 TuesdayToday students reviewed for the unit 2 test tomorrow. Class Activities: 1 - W/U #2(Unit 3) - WS - Theorectical Probability Practice - both sides 2-Musical Math Review 3-Checked quiz answers for best written responses 4-Study Guide - Questions Help Session at 8:30am HW - Study for the unit 2 test. Complete at least 10 practice problems. Warm-ups for unit 2 due tomorrow! Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday, Oct. 5th. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center Lesson 4- Comparing Populations |

October 3, 2016 MondayToday students reviewed for the unit 2 test on Wednesday, October 5th. Students were also reminded that when writing in math that they must write complete sentences. Class Activities: 1-W/U#1 (Unit 3)- WS - Practice B - front only 2-Notes - introduction to Probability. 3- Review for Unit 2 - Inferences Test - Quiz corrections with peer for writing short answer responses using the non-negotiables
- Musical Math Review - if time.
- Around the World - if time.
HW - Study for the unit 2 test Wednesday. Study Guide for Unit 2 due tomorrow. Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday, Sept. 30th. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center Lesson 4- Comparing Populations |

Today students continued to learn how to compare 2 sets of data. Students were also reminded that when writing in math that they must write complete sentences.

Class Activities:

1-W/U#10- WS - Study Guide for Unit 2 test - Due Tuesday, Oct. 4th.

2-CC#16 for a grade

3-Check pages 41-45 in the textbook

Redo - pg. 46 #1-3, and pg. 47 #1-3 if not written in complete sentences.

4 - Quiz correction

HW -Quiz corrections and Redo - pg. 46 #1-3, and pg. 47 #1-3 if not written in complete sentences.

Study Guide for Unit 2 due on Tuesday, Oct. 4th..

Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday, Oct. 5th.

Lesson 1 - Making Predictions

Lesson 2- Samples/Populations

Valid/Not valid

Reading and Creating box and whisker plots

Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center

Lesson 4- Comparing Populations

September 22, 2016 Thursday Today students took the unit 2 quiz. Class Activities: 1-W/U #10 - Study Guide-Due Tuesday, Oct. 4th 2-Quiz (30 minutes) 3-Pretest for unit 3 - Probability 4 - CC #14 for Practice 5-Read pages 41-47 in the textbook Complete a-c, pg. 46 #1-3, and pg. 47 #1-3. HW - Read pages 41-47 in the textbook Complete a-c, pg. 46 #1-3, and pg. 47 #1-3. Study Guide due Tuesday, Oct. 4th. Test - Unit 2 -Wednesday, Oct. 5th. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center Lesson 4- Comparing Populations |

September 20, 2016 Tuesday and September 21, 2016 WednesdayPeriod 6 - Tuesday Periods 1st and 7th - Wednesday Today students reviewed for the unit 2 quiz. Class Activities: 1-W/U#9- WS - Quiz Review 2-Valid/Not Valid Activity 3-Kahoot it! - Populations and Sample Help Session at 8:30 am - quiz tomorrow!!!! HW - 10 practice problems for the unit 2 quiz on Thursday. Quiz - Unit 2 -Wednesday, Sept. 22nd. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday Oct. 5th. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center Lesson 4- Comparing Populations |

September 19, 2016 Monday and September 20, 2016 TuesdayPeriod 6th and 7th - Monday Period 1st - Tuesday Today students created a double box and whisker plot using the graphing calculator. Class Activities: 1-W/U#8- WS - Temperatures 2-Got Friends? -using graphing calculator 3-check HW HW - Complete W/U #8 and WS - Valid/Not Valid samples #1-8. Review for the Quiz. Quiz - Unit 2 -Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center Test - Unit 2 -Wednesday, Oct. 5th. |

COGAT and IOWA Test - September 15 - September 21 .

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September 15, 2016 Thursday and September 16, 2016 FridayToday students created a double box and whisker plot. Class Activities: 1-W/U#7- WS - Got Friends? 2-check HW - and W/U #6-back. 4 -Kahoot It - Reading box and whisker plots using more than 1 set of data HW - Complete warm-up #7 - Got Friends. Students should also review all of their previous work for unit 2 - inferences - lessons 1 and 2 from the textbook, warm-ups, classwork, homework, vocabulary, and notes in their composition notebook. Quiz - Unit 2 -Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center Test - unit 2 - Wednesday, October 5th. |

September 14, 2016 WednesdayToday students reviewed how to create and read box and whisker plots. Students also began to use their knowledge of box and whisker plots to analyze and compare 2 sets of data. Class Activities: 1-W/U#6- WS - Reading Box and Whisker Plots 2-Class discussion -Using the box and whisker plots - creating and reading - complete front of Box it up as a class review!!!! 3-check HW - and W/U #6-front only HW - WS - Box-it-up and back of Warm-up #6 if not already completed. Students should also review all of their previous work for unit 2 - inferences - lessons 1 and 2 from the textbook, warm-ups, classwork, homework, vocabulary, and notes in their composition notebook. Quiz - Unit 2 -Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Lesson 1 - Making Predictions Lesson 2- Samples/Populations Valid/Not valid Reading and Creating box and whisker plots Choosing the Appropriate Measure of Center |

Coffee w the Counselors

Learn about Magnet Schools in the Cobb County School District.

9/14 @ 9:00 AM in the 8th grade commons

7th grade IOWA scores are used for Magnet Placement.

Learn about Magnet Schools in the Cobb County School District.

9/14 @ 9:00 AM in the 8th grade commons

7th grade IOWA scores are used for Magnet Placement.

September 13, 2016 TuesdayToday students used their knowledge of measures of center (mean, median, and mode) to begin to decide which measure of center is best given different situations. Students also continued to focus on learning needed vocabulary for unit 2- Inferences. Class Activities: 1-W/U#5- WS - Using the Appropriate Statistics 2-Class discussion -Using the appropriate measure of center 3-check HW - and W/U #4 - Bowling Dilemma. 4- Valid/Not Valid Activity HW - WS - Lesson 2 - both sides (Reteach and Skills Practice). Students should also review all of their previous work for unit 2 - inferences - lessons 1 and 2 from the textbook, warm-ups, classwork, homework, vocabulary, and notes in their composition notebook. Quiz - Unit 2 -Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Inferences Test - Wednesday, Oct. 5th. |

September 12, 2016 MondayToday students continued to focus on learning needed vocabulary for unit 2- Inferences. Students began to analyze if a situation was valid or not valid using their knowledge of statistics. . Class Activities: 1-W/U#4- WS -Bowling Dilemma- Analyzing Measures of Center 2-PPT- Valid/Not Valid? -group activity 3-check HW - and W/U #1-3. 4- -check HW pg. 18-19 before group work! HW - WS - Calculating the Mean and W/U #4 Quiz - Unit 2 -Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday, Oct. 5th Inferences |

September 9, 2016 FridayToday students continued to focus on learning needed vocabulary for unit 2- Inferences. Students watched a BrainPop to help them understand Statistics. We also reviewed vocabulary -AGAIN -using a PowerPoint. Class Activities: 1-W/U#3- WS - 7H Review for Mastery - both sides 2-BrainPop - Statistics and a class quiz 3-PPT - Samples and Populations 4- Notes - attached HW - WS - Food Survey - Do NOT write a letter for part D instead write a brief explanation (1-3 sentences) as to why you chose the option you did! Quiz - Inferences - TBA Making Predictions - TB Lesson 1 Bias/Unbias - TB Lesson 2 Valid/Not Valid |

September 8, 2016 ThursdayToday students continued to focus on learning needed vocabulary for unit 2- Inferences. Students began to analyze if a situation was valid or not valid using their knowledge of statistics. Class Activities: 1-W/U#2- WS - Quiz -Sample/Populations 2-check HW #7-10 -questions??? HW - Revisit HW page 18 and 19 - check for: Population being represented? Sample is Random? IS any Bias present? Quiz - Inferences - TBA Making Predictions - TB Lesson 1 Bias/Unbias - TB Lesson 2 Valid/Not Valid |

September 7, 2016 WednesdayToday students focused on learning needed vocabulary for unit 2- Inferences. Students also checked their test corrections for questions. Class Activities: 1-W/U#1- WS - Anticipation Guide-front only 2-check test unit 1 corrections for questions 3-Graphic organizer -group vocabulary activity 4- checked homework from Thursday evening - TB pages 7-10-Making Predictions. HW -TB pages 15-19 - complete all questions along the way and page 18 #1-3 - be ready to discuss your answers. Page 19 -#1-4. |

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