Tuesday, May 22, 2012


Congratulations to all the 8th graders! It was wonderful to see you at promotion last night. Good luck in high school next year!

I will have the quizzes from Friday graded and in the gradebook sometime tomorrow.

Thanks for a wonderful year and have a great summer vacation!!

Mrs. Anderson

Monday, May 14, 2012

Week of May 14th

This is our last week of school! I can't believe how fast the year went by. We are finishing up the book Say It With Symbols this week and we will have a final quiz on Friday.

Monday: SIWS Problem 1.4
    Homework: pg. 17 37-45 due Wednesday
Tuesday: SIWS Problem 2.1
Wednesday: SIWS Problem 2.2
    Homework: pg. 31 #17 and pg. 32 #19-24 CHOOSE 4
Thursday: Problem 2.3
Friday: Final Quiz
Note: 4th and 5th hour students have chosen this week as their "No Homework" week as their reward from their hard work on the state assessments.

Have a great week!

Monday, May 7, 2012

Week of May 7th

We took the unit test last week for Growing, Growing, Growing. I was very impressed with how well the students did on the test! This week we are taking the DMCT on Monday and Tuesday and starting a new book on Wednesday.

Monday: DMCT
Tuesday: DMCT
Wednesday: Say It With Symbols (SIWS) Problem 1.1
    Homework: pg. 12 #1,2 & pg. 15 #10 due Friday
Thursday: SIWS Problem 1.2
Friday: SIWS Problem 1.3
    Homework: pg. 15 #11, 12, 15, 16, 17 due Monday

Have a great week!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Week of April 30th

I can't believe it is already May! We are wrapping up Growing, Growing, Growing this week. Next week, on Monday and Tuesday, we will have the DMCT.

Tuesday: Review for Unit Test - study guide is due today
Wednesday: Review for Unit Test (afternoon is Career Fair)
Thursday: Unit Test
Friday: DMCT Practice - for students that have passed the DMCT they will work on Investigation 5 in the book Growing, Growing, Growing. This is great practice with exponents!

Homework: During the week the students need to study for the unit test. Any missing work or corrections are due by 3:45pm on Friday. I would like students to complete this work before the unit test.
I will not assign homework on Friday.