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You can email adam.casey@cobbk12.org if you have questions, but student recognitions should be sent through the form. http://www.cobbk12.org/hightowertrail/student_recognition.aspx November 13, 2015 Friday Today students learned what complex fraction are and how to solve them. 1- Pick up new textbook -Volume 2-Green/7th period get their books on Monday. 2- Complex Fractions - notes in composition notebook Textbook Volume 2 - page 357 - 364 3-Test Unit 2 - Test Corrections - Green/7th will do this on Monday.Use your notes/textbook/warm-up/study guide - don't forget your More practice for the unit 2 test HW WS!!!!!!! 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Help Session - Monday, Nov. 16th at 8:30am.- be there if you still have a zero for warm-ups and need my help finding them! Warm-ups for unit 2 were due last Friday! FYI - Warm-ups #1-10 are numbered on the buttons to your right if you are missing any or do NOT know what it looks like! HW -WS - Lesson 2 Reteach #1-10 Must show ALL work for credit! Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 12, 2015 ThursdayToday students completed taking the unit 2 test. 1- W/U -Turn-in Warm-ups for unit 2 #1-10 2-Test Unit 2 - students were given the opportunity to complete their test and to correct any missed problems. 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Warm-ups for unit 2 were due last Friday! FYI - Warm-ups #1-10 are numbered on the buttons to your right if you are missing any or do NOT know what it looks like! HW -No written homework. Many of you would benefit by reviewing your basic facts by using First In Math. Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 11, 2015 Wednesday Today students took the unit 2 test. 1- W/U -Turn-in HW - 10 practice problems 2-Test Unit 2 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Warm-ups for unit 2 were due last Friday! If you did not turn them in you must work on them during class for partial credit tomorrow. FYI - Warm-ups #1-10 are numbered on the buttons to your right if you are missing any or do NOT know what it looks like! HW -Must turn-in your warm-ups for unit 2 completed before you will be able to correct your unit 2 test. Study again for the test - tomorrow you will be given some class time to correct any missed problems. You will NOT be able to use your notes. If you did not complete it in class today, you will be able to finish it during class tomorrow. Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 10, 2015 TuesdayToday students practiced how to write and solve two-step inequalities -AGAIN! Students were also given the opportunity to go around the classroom with simplifying algebraic expressions. 1- W/U -WS - Learning Task - Area and Algebra- focus on perimeter with algebraic expressions 2 - Check HW - More practice for the unit 2 test 3-Check- Formative - solving 2-step inequalities 4- Check Study Guide Answers 5-Around the World with algebraic expressions 5-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Help session at 8:30am tomorrow for the unit 2 test-bring your questions:-) HW - 10 practice problems for the unit 2 test tomorrow! Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 9, 2015 MondayToday students practiced how to write and solve two-step inequalities. 1- Turn-in Study Guide for unit 2 Test 2 - Scholastic Math Test 3-Correct Formative - solving 2-step inequalities 4- Work on HW - WS - More practice for the unit 2 test 5-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! HW - WS - More Practice for the Unit 2 Test Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 6, 2015 Friday Today students learned how to write and solve two-step inequalities. 1- W/U- WS - Writing Inequalities 2 - WhiteBoard - show what you know - writing inequalities 3- CW - Complete writing and solving inequalities WS 4-W/U #1-10 - turned-in 5- Study Guide for unit 2 test went home Wednesday, Nov.4 - DUE Monday, Nov. 9th with parent signature! 6-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Warm-ups due Friday, Nov. 6th - unit 2 #1-10. Study Guide went home today - DUE Monday, Nov. 9th with parent signature! HW - Study guide due Monday, Nov. 9th - will be graded for accuracy:-) Study for the Unit 2 test! Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 5, 2015 ThursdayToday students learned how to solve two-step inequalities. 1- W/U- WS - 2-step equations - front only - writing and solving word problems 2 - Notes - Went over setting- up each of the word problems on the warm-up 3-Checked the answers to our previous quiz and formatives 4- Study Guide for unit 2 test went home Wednesday, Nov.4 - DUE Monday, Nov. 9th with parent signature! 5-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Warm-ups due Friday, Nov. 6th - unit 2 #1-10. Study Guide went home today - DUE Monday, Nov. 9th with parent signature! HW - Textbook page 289 #1-4. Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 4, 2015 WednesdayToday students learned how to solve two-step inequalities. 1- W/U- WS - 2-step equations - front only - writing and solving word problems 2 - Notes - solving 2-step inequalities 3-Checked homework and checked to make sure that students switched the inequality symbol ONLY when multiplying or dividing BOTH side by a negative ( this will show up in their work as an inverse operation with a negative) 4- Study Guide for unit 2 test went home today - DUE Monday, Nov. 9th with parent signature! 5-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to be come more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Warm-ups due Friday, Nov. 6th - unit 2 #1-10. Study Guide went home today - DUE Monday, Nov. 9th with parent signature! Make-up quiz tomorrow morning at 8:15am Please come in if you need to make-up your quiz! HW - WS - 12.7 Reteach - Solving 2-step inequalities. Must show all work on separate paper (given to you in class) as done in class today. This will be collected . Use notes from class to help with steps or textbook page 327. Test - Unit 2 - Wednesday (11/11) Order of Operations Properties Evaluating an expression Simplifying an expression(use distributive property and combining like terms) Translating both expressions and equations Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers Solving 2-step inequalities with integers Writing and Solving word problems with equations and inequalities Understanding the difference between an equation and an expression Understanding the difference between the solution for an equation versus an inequality November 3, 2015 TuesdayToday students learned how to solve one-step inequalities. 1- W/U #10 - Reteaching WS 12.4 - Inequalities 2 - learned how to write an inequality from word phrases to math symbols 3-Checked homework and went over how to complete the check step for inequalities 4- Notes - Solving, checking, and graphing inequalities by multiplying and dividing. 5-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Make-up quiz tomorrow morning at 8:15am Please come in if you need to make-up your quiz! HW - Complete WS 12.6 #4, 6, 7, 9(back of yesterday's HW). Must show all work on separate paper as done in class today. Use notes from class to help with steps or textbook page 319. Test - Unit 2 - Tuesday (11/10) Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers November 2, 2015 MondayToday students reviewed key concepts from unit 2 using Kahoot it and learned how to solve one-step inequalities. 1- Check CC#19 for questions 2-Kahoot it - review of unit 2 key concepts 3- Notes - Solving, checking, and graphing inequalities by adding and subtracting. 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Make-up quiz tomorrow morning at 8:15am Please come in if you need to make-up your quiz! HW - Complete WS 12.5 #1-4. Must show all work on separate paper as done in class today. Use notes from class to help with steps or textbook page 311. Test - Unit 2 - Tuesday (11/10) Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers October 30, 2015 FridayToday students took a quiz over 2-step/multi-step equations. 1- Quiz - Equations 2-CC#19 practice 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Help Session on Monday at 8:15am. Please come in if you need to make-up your quiz! HW - Complete CC#19 if not done in class. Test - Unit 2 - Tuesday (11/10) Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers. October 29, 2015 ThursdayToday students reviewed how to solve 2-step/multi-step equations. 1- W/U -Find new seats:-) 2-Check HW for questions 3-CW - WS - Quiz Review(6 problems)-Work with a partner to solve multi-step equations or with the teacher to work on solving 2-step equations and multi-step equations using the 5-step process-will complete tomorrow in class. 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! HW - Complete 10 practice problems for practice for the quiz tomorrow. If you need to complete the 6 review problems from class the answer KEY is attached. Complete using the 5 step process. QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Friday (10/30) Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers. October 28, 2015 WednesdayToday students practiced how to write an equation to represent a real world situation(word problem) and reviewed how to solve 2-step/multi-step equations. 1- W/U #9- WS - Challenge 1.8 -writing 2-step equations for a real world situation. 2-Check HW for questions 3-CW - WS - Quiz Review(6 problems)-Work with a partner to solve multi-step equations or with the teacher to work on solving 2-step equations and multi-step equations using the 5-step process-will complete tomorrow in class. 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! HW - Complete CW - WS- Practice Quiz. Complete using the 5 step process. QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Friday (10/30) Solving 2-step equations with integers and Multi-step equations with integers. October 27, 2015 TuesdayToday students learned how to write an equation to represent a real world situation(word problem) and reviewed how to solve 2-step equations. In-Ticket - 2-step/multi-step equations - how are we doing??? 1- W/U #8 - WS - Solving it all - Again! - Students should complete the backside on a separate sheet of notebook paper to be attached to the WS and included in the warm-up packet. 2-Check HW for questions 3-CW - WS/NOTES - Writing Two-step equations - students learned how to define a variable, write an equation to represent the situation, and solve for the answer. Answers are to be written in complete sentences per the 7th grade standards. 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! HW - Complete CW - WS- Words to Two-step equations -show all work in your composition notebook as modeled in class. QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 -Either Friday (10/30) or Tuesday (11/3). Solving 2-step equations with integers. October 26, 2015 MondayToday students learned how to write an equation to represent a real world situation(word problem) and reviewed how to simplify algebraic expressions-AGAIN! 1- W/U #8 - WS - Solving it all - students learned how to use VersaTiles to check their answers 2-Check HW for questions 3-CW - WS/NOTES - Writing one-step equations - students learned how to define a variable, find the operation represented, and write an equation to represent the situation 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! HW - Complete CW - WS- One step equations with word problems. Students should also correct any missed problems from Friday's HW that was checked in class today. Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Solving 2-step equations with integers. October 23, 2015 FridayToday students used their knowledge of 2-step equations to complete an accuracy grade in class today. They also reviewed how to simplify algebraic expressions-AGAIN! 1- W/U Clear desk for accuracy grade 2-Accuracy grade - solving 2-step equations working backwards with integers 3-CW - WS - Combine like terms to simplify the expression. 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Accuracy Make-up - Monday at 8:15am. HW - Complete CW - WS- Combine like terms to simplify the expression. Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Solving 2-step equations with integers. October 22, 2015 Thursday Today students used their knowledge of 2-step/multi-step equations to analyze mistakes in given situations. They then continued to solve multi-step equations using the 5-step process. 1- W/U #7 - WS - Solving Equations - Is it correct? 2-HW - Questions?????#17-24 from previous WS 3-Correct warm-up #6 formative check-if not turned-in yesterday 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- integers! Help Session at 8:30am -tomorrow for accuracy grade over 2-step equations! HW - Complete 10 practice problems over solving 2-step equations to help you study for the accuracy grade on solving 2-step equations using the 5-step process tomorrow! HELPFUL ITEMS TO USE!!! Textbook pages 283-287 Textbook pages 295-299 PPT on solving EQUATIONS Warm-up #6 HW - Worksheet - 2-step equations Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Solving 2-step equations with integers. October 21, 2015 Wednesday Today students corrected their quiz for credit back. They then continued to solve multi-step equations using the 5-step process. 1- W/U - Turn-in homework 2-Correct quiz for credit - may use notes/textbook/checklist 3-Correct warm-up #6 formative check 4- CW/HW - #17-24 form previous homework sheet - AGAIN! 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and Come in at 8:30am tomorrow to complete your quiz corrections if not done in class HW - Complete the - WS - Two-Step Equations with Integers - #17-24 using the 5-step process for credit! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Solving 2-step equations with integers. October 20, 2015 TuesdayToday students learned how to solve multi-step equations using the 5-step process. 1- W/U - Check homework 2-Notes - Solving Multi-Step Equations 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Complete the - WS - Two-Step Equations with Integers - #6-8,and #12(Total of 4 problems) using the 5-step process for credit! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Solving 2-step equations with integers October 19, 2015 MondayToday students practiced solving 2-step equations using the 5-step process. 1- W/U #6 - WS - Working Backwards 2- Check Homework 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Complete the - WS - Two-Step Equations with Integers - #9-16(omit #12)-using the 5-step process for credit! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Solving 2-step equations with integers October 16, 2015 FridayToday students learned how to solve 2-step equations using the 5-step process. 1- W/U -Kathoot.it - Adding Integers 2-2-step equations using the 5-step process 3- CW - WS - two-step equations with integers -Front only. Must show ALL 5-Steps for credit! Omit #6-8! 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Complete the CW - WS - Two-Step Equations with Integers -FRONT ONLY- using the 5-step process for credit! OMIT #6-8! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #2 - Unit 2 - Solving 2-step equations with integers. October 15, 2015 ThursdayToday students took the quiz. 1- W/U -check HW and clear desk for the quiz. 2 - Quiz QUIZ #1 - Unit 2 -Thursday, Oct. 15th. Order of Operations Evaluating Expressions Distributive Property Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Translating Word to Math Expression VS. Equation 3- CW - WS - one-step equations with integers -ODDS only. Must show ALL 5-Steps for credit! 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Complete the CW - WS - One-Step Equations with Integers -ODDS ONLY- using the 5-step process for credit! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #1 - Unit 2 -Thursday, Oct. 15th. Order of Operations Evaluating Expressions Distributive Property Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Translating Word to Math Expression VS. Equation October 14, 2015 WednesdayToday students reviewed for the quiz Thursday. 1- W/U -Kahoot-it - Translating 2 - Quiz -Review Questions over practice quiz-HW 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - At least 10 practice problems for the quiz tomorrow. Each student also got a WS for property flashcards! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #1 - Unit 2 -Thursday, Oct. 15th. Order of Operations Evaluating Expressions Distributive Property Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Translating Word to Math Expression VS. Equation October 13, 2015 TuesdayToday students reviewed for the quiz Thursday by rotating through stations to practice key concepts with their groups. 1- W/U#5 - AGAIN -WS - 1.6 Practice- Evens on the back 2 - Quiz -Station Rotation Green - Evaluate Blue - Simplify Orange - Translate * Play property concentration if you get done early in any of your stations 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - WS- Practice quiz #1 -Unit 2. Must show all work for credit! Each student also got a WS for property flashcards! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ #1 - Unit 2 -Thursday, Oct. 15th. Order of Operations Evaluating Expressions Distributive Property Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Translating Word to Math Expression VS. Equation October 12, 2015 MondayToday students learned the 5-step process for solving equations. 1- W/U#5 - WS - 1.6 Practice- odds only 2 - PPT - 5-step process for solving 1-step equations -Slides #8-15 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - 4 practice problems - solving 1-step equations with integers. Located on PPT slide #15 titled - TRY THIS:-) Students should complete these 4 practice problems in their composition notebook using the 5-step process as described on slides #8-14 of the PPT! Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ - Unit 2 Order of Operations Evaluating Expressions Distributive Property Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Translating Word to Math Expression VS. Equation October 9, 2015 FridayToday students practiced using the distributive property to simplify algebraic expressions. 1- W/U- Check HW - CC#15 practice 2 - CC#17 - for an accuracy grade 3- Practiced using the distributive property with their group or Mrs. Garrett 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - 6 practice problems - combining like terms( simplifying algebraic expressions)- must show ALL work on notebook paper for credit. Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ - Unit 2 Order of Operations Evaluating Expressions Distributive Property Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Translating Word to Math Expression VS. Equation October 8, 2015 ThursdayToday students reviewed how to translate words to math - both Expressions and Equations. Students also continued to review how to simplify algebraic expressions. 1- W/U#4- WS - Translate the following into Algebraic Expressions 2 - Venn Diagram to help understand Expressions/Equations both Algebraic and Numeric. 3- Check homework and complete PPT - Translating Words into Math 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - CC#15 for practice for computation challenge tomorrow. Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, QUIZ - Unit 2 Order of Operations Evaluating Expressions Distributive Property Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Translating Word to Math Expression VS. Equation October 6, 2015 Tuesday and October 7, 2015 Wednesday Today students learned how to translate words to math - both Expressions and Equations. Students also continued to review how to simplify algebraic expressions. 1- W/U - In-Ticket -AGAIN - Students, were given back their warm-up from Friday 10/2 - In-Ticket to rework the front problems #1-5 if they missed any. 2- CW - WS - Translating words to operations and words to math. 3 - PPT - Translating Words to Math 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - WS - Pre-Algebra WS 1 - translating both expressions and equations from words to math. Please continue to review how to simplify algebraic expressions using the attached PowerPoints, textbook(pages ), and your previous notes/CW/HW, October 5, 2015 MondayToday students continued to identify and use like terms and the distributive property to simplify algebraic expressions. Class Activities: 1- W/U-Have your composition notebook on your desk. 2- PPT - More Distributive Property and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions Revisited today to go over lesson again(reteach based on formative from Friday 10/2) 3-Formative - - simplifying algebraic expressions -AGAIN! 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Complete PPT - More Distributive Property and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions. You can print it off or put it in your composition notebook. October 2, 2015 FridayToday students continued to identify and use like terms and the distributive property to simplify algebraic expressions. Class Activities: 1- W/U#4 -WS - Algebraic Expressions with the distributive property - turned-in for a formative check 2- PPT - More Distributive Property and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 3-checked hw page 202 - 203 a-e and page 205 #1-6 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Complete PPT - More Distributive Property and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions. You can print it off or put it in your composition notebook. October 1, 2015 ThursdayToday students did not have math class due to the CoGat testing schedule. We will have class on Friday! Please review Algebraic Expressions by reviewing the attached PPT- Simplifying Algebraic Expressions and completing your homework assignment from Wednesday:-) September 30, 2015 WednesdayToday students learned how to identify and use like terms and the distributive property to simplify algebraic expressions. Class Activities: 1- W/U-Check HW page 193 - Questions??? 2- PPT - Simplify Algebraic Expressions 3- Used snacks to reinforce the concept of like terms 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Textbook pages 202-203- read and complete examples a-e. Then complete #1-6 0n page 205. Students must show ALL work for credit. 4September 29, 2015 TuesdayToday students learned how to use the distributive property to evaluate and simplify algebraic expressions. Class Activities: 1- W/U-IN- Ticket - adding and subtracting integers 2- PPT - Distributive Property - student completed their purple WS - graphic organizer to include the examples of the distributive property 3 - TB pages 190-191 a-g in class 4- Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Textbook pages 189-192- read and complete ALL examples as you go. Then complete #1-12 0n page 193. Students must show ALL work for credit. September 28, 2015 MondayToday students reviewed properties. They also learned how to simplify algebraic expressions using the properties to justify each step. Class Activities: 1- W/U #3- WS -Properties graphic organizer(Purple WS) 2- PPT - Properties-completed graphic organizer and worked all of the problems on the back together. 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and HW - Textbook pages 181-184- read and complete ALL examples as you go. Then complete #1-5 0n page 184. |

September 18, 2015 FridayToday students reviewed writing and evaluating algebraic expressions. Class Activities: 1- W/U #2- WS - Problem Solving Algebraic Expressions 2- Check HW pages 163- 166 3-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! and No Homework over break unless you need to make-up previous work. Retest Opportunity for Unit 1 test went home today with students who scored below a 75%. Retest for unit 1 on Monday, September 28th at 8:15am. |

September 17, 2015 ThursdayToday students took computation challenge #13 for a grade. Students also worked with order of operations with integers and learned how to evaluate and simplify expressions.Class Activities: 1- W/U - 5# order of operation problems in your composition notebook- worked out together with Mrs. Garrett 2- PPT - Evaluate Algebraic Expressions- goes along with lesson 1, Chapter 3 (pg. 163-167) in the Textbook. 3-Computation Challenge #13- for a grade (10 minutes) 4- CW - Reread pages 163-167 and complete a-h, pg. 166 #1-4. 5-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! HW - Reread pages 163-167 and complete a-h, pg. 166 #1-4. Must show ALL work for homework credit! Retest Opportunity for Unit 1 test went home today with students who scored below a 75%. Retest for unit 1 on Monday, September 28th at 8:15am. |

September 16, 2015 WednesdayToday students were given the opportunity to ask questions about their CC#9 and CC#11 corrections. Students also reviewed order of operations with positive integers. Class Activities: 1- W/U #1- WS(2) - Practice A - Order of Operations. Students were given a white warm-up worksheet to show ALL work for #1-17. 2- CC#9 and CC#11 -Check and ask questions 3-Computation Challenge tomorrow for a grade 4-Firstinmath.com - check out "Just the Facts" - Integers - practice ALL operations. Students should use this website with their user name and password to become more proficient - work on fluency- with integers! HW - Complete 10 practice problems on notebook paper using problems from previous computation challenges #1-11. Students should focus on problems that they previously missed and CC#9 and 11 - with integer operations included. Study for the computation challenge tomorrow for a grade! |

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