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Homework and Information for the week 1/6/2014 to 1/10/2014
Today we will begin to switch our web site over to a new and cool tool called Schoology. I will continue to post information and assignments here until the transition is complete. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we change our class web page.
Here are our tasks and goal for today:
In class you will be getting your tests returned that we took prior to break. You will look over the feedbackalong with this Review and Summary document --> 01_07_2014 percent test review_1.pdf You will use class time today to make sure you have mastered the material and make corrections to your test. If you do not finish the corrections, please come to office hours this week to complete the corrections.
Also, you will receive the 2 homework assignments that began our new unit on operations with fractions. Your task will be to review the answer keys to these assignments and then complete the reflections documents to self-assess your level of understanding and mastery.
The "Land Sections" Assignment answer key --> 12_17_2013 land sections_add subtract fractions ANS.pdf
The "Land Sections" Reflections document --> 12_17_2013Investigation_HWBigIdeasLandSections.pdf
The "Spice Shop" Assignment answer key --> 12_18_2013 spice shop_add and sub fractions and mixed nbrs ANS.pdf
The "Spice Shop" Reflections document --> 12_18_2013Investigation_HWBigIdeasSpiceShop.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 12/16/2013 to 12/20/2013
Test day - no homework
Today's homework --> 12_17_2013 land sections_add subtract fractions.pdf
Today's homework --> 12_18_2013 spice shop_add and sub fractions and mixed nbrs.pdf
Today's homework --> 20 to 30 minutes of ALEKS time - Thanks!!
Homework and Information for the week - 12/9/2013 to 12/13/2013
Today's Homework --> 12_09_2013 HW test prep - part 1.pdf Work for 25 minutes on this assignment. If you need additional time, you can finish it inclass tomorrow
Today's Homework --> 12_10_2013 test prep part 2.pdf Work for a solid 25 minutes at home on this assignment. If you need additional time, you can work on it tomorrow in class.
Study guide for unit test (Monday) --> 12_10_2013 study guide.pdf
Todays's homework: complete 2 of the 3 skill practice "puzzle" packets. Complete all 3 for extra credit
Complete the puzzle problems from yesterday (2 are required; the 3rd will be scored as extra credit)
Study, review, and prepare for unit test on Monday.
Homework and Information for the week - 12/2/2013 to 12/6/2013
Todays homework and activity --> 12_02_2013 making sense of percents.pdf
Remember our "I'm Stuck..Now What" form and procedure --> Im Stuck Now What.pdf
Today's homework --> 12_03_2013 HW making sense of percents.pdf
Today's homework --> 12_04_2013 HW working with percents.pdf
Note: Due to our little incident during period 5 today, Period 5 does not need to complete this homework assignment tonight. We will get caught up in period 5 tomorrow.
Today's Homeowrk (Due Monday 12/9) --> 12_05_2013 HW (percents - changing forms).pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 11/18/2013 to 11/22/2013
Today's investigation and homework combined (Due Wednesday) --> 11_18_2013 decimals on the number line.pdf
No additional homework - complete the investigation from yesterday. Today we were introduced to ALEKS. Please continue to work steadily to full mastery of all of the basic math facts.
Todays homework --> 11_20_2013 HW decimals on the number line.pdf
Also complete today's investigation as part of your homework --> 11_20_2013 decimals on the number line part 2.pdf
Answer keys (Decimals on the numbe line) --> 13_11_20 decimals on number line inv and HW ANS.pdf
Today's homework and investigation; complete "moving from fractions to decimals" --> 11_21_2013 investigation moving from fractions to decimals.pdf
Answer key --> 13_11_21 investigation moving from fractions to decimals ANS.pdf
Today's investigation (we will complete this in class after the holiday break): 11_22_2013 making sense of percents.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 11/11/2013 to 11/15/2013
Today's homework --> 11_11_2013 HW quiz prep.pdf
Answer key --> 11_11_2013 HW quiz prep ANS.pdf
Organize all papers in your math binders
Study/review/prepare for mid-unit quiz
Today's homework --> 11_14_2013 HW comparing and ordering rational numbers.pdf
Today's investigation --> 11_14_2013 Investigation estimating and ordering rational numbers.pdf
Today's homework --> 11_15_2013 HW sharing with decimals.pdf
Today's investigation --> 11_15_2013 Investigation sharing 100 things.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 11/4/2013 to 11/8/2013
Today's homework --> 11_04_2013 HW more work with equivalent fractions.pdf
Answer key --> 11_04_2013 HW more work with equivalent fractions ANS.pdf
No homework today
Today's Investigation --> 11_05_2013 Investigation Equal Shares CBP 2_1.pdf
Today's homework: --> 11_05_2013 HW equal shares.pdf
Answer key --> 11_05_2013 HW equal shares ANS.pdf
Today's homework (Period 5 only) --> 11_07_2013 HW unequal shares.pdf
Today's homework (periods 3 and 5) --> 11_07_2013 HW unequal shares.pdf
Answer key --> 11_07_2013 HW unequal shares ANS.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 10/28/2013 to 11/1/2013
Today's homework: Read and share Unit Objectives with parents and return with parent signature --> 10_28_2013 Unit Objectives (Fraction, decimals, percents - concepts).pdf
Today'sActivity/Homework: The Fundraising Thermometer. We started this activity in class and you are to complete it as homework --> 10_29_2013 Investigation_HW Fundraising Thermometers.pdf
Today's homework --> 11_01_2013 HWworking with equivalent fractions.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 10/21/2013 to 10/25/2013
Today's Homework: Practice Quiz--> 10_21_2013 HW Practice Quiz (intro to integers).pdf
Answer Key --> 10_21_2013 HW Practice Quiz (intro to integers) ANS.pdf
Today's homework - study, review and prepare for test. I will talk about good study habits in class today.
Today's Homework: Organize your math binder and study for test.
Unit Test: Signed numbers
Homework and Information for the week - 10/14/2013 to 10/18/2013
No homework today
Today's investigation: Discovering an algorithm for adding any 2 signed numbers --> 10_15_2013 Investigation_algorithm for adding signed numbers.pdf
Homework delayed - sorry
Today's Homework: Adding and subtracting signed numbers --> 10_16_2013 HW (adding and subtracting positives and negatives ).pdf
Answer key --> Electronically checked; see me for an answer key
Today's homework: Multiply and divide integers --> 10_18_2013 HW (mult, divide integers ).pdf
Answer key --> 10_18_2013 HW (mult, divide integers ) ANS.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 10/7/2013 to 10/11/2013
Assessment today. For homework, complete the assignment from last Friday.
Today's Homework: Complete the Investigation "Extending the Number Line (sections A - C)" --> 10_08_2013 Investigation Extending the Number Line.pdf<--
Today's homework: complete the investigation (Sauna to Snowbank) --> 10_09_2013 Investigation from sauna to snowbank.pdf
Thursday 10/10/2013 (periods 3 and 5)
Start-up activity (Collected) Extending the number line --> 10_10_2013 start up_Extending the Number Line.pdf
Answer key for start up ACTIVITY --> 10_10_2013 start up_Extending the Number Line ANS.pdf
Today's homework - using the chip model --> 10_10_2013 HW using a chip model.pdf
Answer Key --> 13_10_10 HW using a chip model ANS.pdf
Today's Investigation --> 10_10_2013 Investigation in the chips.pdf
Friday 10/11/2013 (period 4)
Start up activity (Collected) Extending the number line --> 10_10_2013 start up_Extending the Number Line.pdf
Answer key for start up activity --> 10_10_2013 start up_Extending the Number Line ANS.pdf
Today's homework (Since Period 6 did not meet yesterday, your homework is the same) - using the chip model --> 10_10_2013 HW using a chip model.pdf
Answer key --> 13_10_10 HW using a chip model ANS.pdf
Today's investigation --> 10_10_2013 Investigation in the chips.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 9/30/2013 to 10/4/2013
Please come see me for the answer key to today's homework if you need it.
Today's activity: We will be practicing using the order of operations with a Bingo Game.
Answer key --> 13_10_01 HW Distributive property practice ANS.pdf
Answer key --> 10_02_2013 HW Formalizaing the Distributive property ANS.pdf
Today's Homework (Due Tuesday):
Homework answers --> 10_04_2013 HW ANS Intro to signed numbers.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 9/23/2013 to 9/27/2013
Test day today - no homework
No homework today; we are introducing the very important topic of "The Distributive Property"
Today's Investigation --> 09_24_2013 Investigation Using the Distributive Property.pdf
Homework answer key --> 09_25_2013 dist prop HW SOLUTION.pdf
Homework answers --> 09_26_2013 HW ANS Dist Prop and Ord of Ops.pdf
Answer Key --> 09_27_2013 HW order of ops day 2 ANS.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 9/16/2013 to 9/20/2013
Flood recovery day - stay safe and well
Flood recovery day - stay safe and well
Homework solution guide --> 09_18_2013 Test Prep Nbr Theory_1 ANS.pdf
Homework solution guide --> 09_19_2013 HW practice and prep_2 ANS.pdf
Study/review/prepare for test
Homework and Information for the week - 9/9/2013 to 9/13/2013
Homework solution guide --> 09_09_2013 HW ANS More practice with factors and multiples.pdf
Today's Investigation Activity:
Homework Solution Guide --> 09_11_2013 HW prime factorizations ANS.pdf
No school due to flood conditions - Please stay safe.
Please stay safe - I look forward to catching up with all of you.
Homework and Information for the week - 9/2/2013 to 9/6/2013
Happy Labor Day
Homework Solution Guide --> 09_04_2013 HW_Practice with multiples ANS.pdf
Solution Guide Practice with Factors --> 09_05_201 HW ANS practice with factors.pdf
Homework and Information for the week - 8/26/2013 to 8/30/2013
Today we will officially begin our first unit called "Prime Time". We will work with many properties and characteristics of whole numbers and how to use those properties to solve problems.
Today's Notes --> 08_26_2013 Notes_ Intro to Number Theory (Factors and Multiples).pdf
Homework Solution Guide --> 13_08_26 HW ANS for self_assess.pdf
Homework Solution Guide --> 13_08_27 HW ANS factor game day 1.pdf
Complete the assignment --> 08_28_2013 HW Factor Game_Day 2.pdf
Today's investigation work is very helpful in completing the homework, so I would suggest you do not attempt the homewrok until after you have had class today.
Homework Solution Guide --> 08_28 HW ANS Factor Game Day 2.pdf
Today's in-class investigation:
Complete the assignment --> 08_29_2013 HW Product Game Day 1.pdf
. You need to understand the rules of the Product Game in order to complete today's homework. We played the Product Game in class today so everybody should understand the rules of the game.
Homework Solution Guide --> 13_08_29 HW ANS Product Game.pdf
Today's in-class investigation:
Homework and Informationf for the week - 8/19/2013 to 8/23/2013
MAP testing today - no additonal homework