• # Week 6/12 - 6/16

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 6/11/2017

I will be out all week, so students will have a substitute. I will return on Monday June 19. Please remember this is the last week before EOG's!

Math 6:

This week students will be reviewing different areas of math we have covered throughout the year in preparation for EOG testing next week.

Math 7:

Students will be reviewing concepts we have worked on all year this week as a way of reviewing for their EOG's next week.

Math 8:

This week students will finish their unit on Transformations by looking at rotations and dilations. On Wednesday, the students will have a dilation name activity that will be graded. Thursday and Friday will be EOG review. Please check Powerschools and help your child turn in any missing work, as this quarter is rapidly coming to a close.

• # Week 6/5 - 6/9

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 6/5/2017

This week Track 1 tracks out on Wednesday and Track 2 tracks back in on Thursday.

Math 6:

On Monday and Tuesday, students will be reviewing different skills through word problems. On Wednesday, we will review how to solve Expressions and Equations. On Thursday and Friday, Track 2 will review boxplots and look at histograms. TTracks 3 and 4 will continue their EOG review.

Math 7:

Track 1 students are finishing up their school year this week. Track 2 will be back on Thursday and we will begin reviewing for their EOG.

Math 8:

Students will take their Unit 13 test on Monday on Systems of Equations. On Tuesday we begin the last unit on figure transformations. We will look at translations, reflections, and rotations for the rest of the week.

• # 5/22 - 5/26

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 5/22/2017

Don't forget that EOG's start on Wednesday for Track 1!

Math 6:

Students will start the week finishing up with histograms and then looking at dot/line plots. Because of EOG testing starting on Wednesday, students not on Track 1 will have math class with their teams for the rest of the week.

Math 7:

On Monday and Tuesday, students will be reviewing adding and subtracting with fractions, then solving equations. EOG's start on Wednesday, so students will not have math class for the rest of the week.

Math 8:

This week students will continue the unit on solving systems of equations. They will begin the week solving systems by graphing, then move on to substitution and elimination.

• # Week 5/15 - 5/19

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 5/15/2017

Math 6:

This week students will spend the first part of the week practicing how to create box and whisker plots. Towards the end of the week we will look at how to read and create histograms. Don't forget that Track 1 EOG's start next week!

Math 7:

This week we will review different parts of the 7th grade curriculum. Tuesday we will work on combining like terms, Wednesday- order of operations practice, Thursday- absolute value practice and adding/subtracting integers, and Friday- adding and subtracting integers.

Math 8:

On Monday we will take a quiz on Scatterplots. Then we will learn how to create and read two-way tables. On Thursday we will begin the next unit on Systems of Equations.

• # Week 5/8 - 5/12

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 5/7/2017

This week, Track 2 tracks out on Thursday and Track 3 returns on Friday.

Math 6:

This week we will begin our last unit on Statistics. Students will learn about what makes a good statistical question. Then we will spend a few days learning how to calculate the mean, median, mode, and range of a data set. Students will take a quiz on mean, median, mode, and range on Wednesday. Towards the end of the week, we will begin learning how to create a box and whisker plot.

Math 7:

This week students will begin the last unit on 3-Dimensional geomtery. We will begin the week reviewing geometry terms such as faces, vertices, edges, and nets, and matching nets to 3-D shapes.  Then we will spend the rest of the week reviewing how to calculate surface area of different 3-D shapes.

Math 8:

This week we will quickly finish up the unit on linear equations. The Linear Equation quiz from last week was moved to this Tuesday, as students needed more time to practice this skill. Then we will move on to the unit on Scatterplots and Two-way tables. Students will learn how to create a scatterplot, read a scatterplot, and create a line of best fit in order to make predictions.

• # Week 5/1 - 5/5

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 4/30/2017

Math 6:

This week students will be reviewing nets of 3-D shapes, as well as learning how to calculate surface area. Students will have a 4-question quiz on Thursday on finding surface area of 3-D shapes. On Friday, we will look at how surface area and volume can be used in the real-world.

Math 7:

This week students will be finishing Unit 10 on 2-D geometry. We will practice finding the area of inscribed figures on Monday and Tuesday. The rest of the week, students will be taking an assessment on unit 10.

Math 8:

On Monday, students will take their Unit 10 test. For the rest of the week, we will look at equations of lines and how to graph them using slope-intercept form. Students will take a quiz on Linear Functions on Friday.

• # Week 4/24 - 4/28

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 4/24/2017

Math 6:

This week students will continue practicing about how to calculate volume with fractional edges, as well as using volume in the real world. On Tuesday, students will have a volume quiz.

Math 7:

This week students will continue investigating the effects of changing dimensions on area. We will also look at how to find area and perimeter of compund shapes, as well as the area of inscribed figures.

Math 8:

This week students will finish learning about slope. We will investigate how the y-intercept impacts a linear equation, as well as look at how the slpe impacts the steepness of a line. Students will take their Unit 10 test on Friday.

• # Week 4/17 - 4/21

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 4/16/2017

During this week, Track 3 will track out on Wednesday and Track 4 will return on Thursday.

Math 6:

This week students will finish Unit 11 on area and perimeter. When Track 4 returns on Thursday, we will begin Unit 12 on volume and surface area. Students will begin with a lesson on 3-D vocabulary and identifying nets. Then we will review how to find the volume of 3-d shapes.

Math 7:

This week students will begin Unit 10 on Two-Dimensional Geometry. We will begin by reviewing how to find perimeter and area. Then we will spend the rest of the week understanding terms related to circles (ex. radius, diameter, circumference, etc.), and how to find the circumference and area of a circle. On Thursday we will explore how changing a shape's dimensions can affect the area of that shape.

Math 8:

On Monday and Tuesday, students will continue learning how to read scatterplots and using the line of best fit to make predictions. On Tuesday, students will have a quiz on scatterplots. Track 3 students will not have class on Wednesday because they will be away on a field trip. When Track 4 returns on Thursday, they will review how to find the slope of a line and they will have a slope quiz on Friday.

• # Week 4/10 - 4/14

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 4/7/2017

Don't forget that this Friday is the Good Friday holiday and there will be no school that day.

Math 6:

This week students will continue the unit on Area and Perimeter. On Monday, we will look at finding the area of inscribed figures. For the rest of the week, we will look at finding the area and perimeter of figures on the coordinate grid.

Math 7:

This week we will continue our unit on probability. On Monday, we will be researching a probability question and graphing the data with the help of our school media specialist. For the rest of the week, we will be examining independent and dependent events and how to calculate their probability.

Math 8:

This week we will continue our short unit on linear equations. Students were given their Unit 10 test back last Thursday and they will have until this Thursday to turn in test corrections. They will also have a quiz on Tuesday on Linear Functions.

• # Week 4/3 - 4/7

Posted by Sarah Paynter on 4/3/2017

Math 6:

This week students will continue learning about area and perimeter. We will look at decomposing polygons to find the area, and how to find the area of inscribed figures. On Tuesday, students will take a mid-unit quiz. On Thursday and Friday we will look at finding the area of shapes on the coordinate grid.

Math 7:

This week students will continue their unit on probability. We will continue practicing finding the theoretical and experimental probability of events. Students will have a short quiz on Thursday on finding the probability of events.

Math 8:

This week we will be finishing up Unit 10 on slope. Students will have their unit 10 test on Tuesday. On Wednesday we will begin Unit 11 on Equations of Lines. Students will be learning how to identify parts of an equation in slope intercept form and how to graph those equations. Students will also take a short quiz on Friday on linear frunctions.