Monday, April 29, 2013

Week of April 29th

The unit tests for Growing, Growing, Growing are graded and entered in PS. I will show students their tests today.

Monday: Sof A Problem 2.2/2.3
    Homework: Equation Practice DD-40 (Show all steps) due Wednesday

Tuesday: SofA Problem 2.3

Wednesday: SofA Problem 3.1
    Homework: Inequality Practice DD-53 (Show all steps) due Friday

Thursday: SofA Problem 3.1/3.2

Friday: SofA Problem 3.2
    Homework: SofA pg. 45 #15-26 due Monday

Looking Ahead: DMCT Monday and Tuesday next week. I will let students know this week if they need to take the DMCT.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Update to Week of April 22

Homework for Friday:
 The Shapes of Algebra pg. 32 #13-20 due Monday

Reminder: All missing work/ corrections from Growing, Growing, Growing are due by Monday at 3:45pm

Thank you!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

GGG missing work/corrections

We took the unit test for our book Growing, Growing, Growing yesterday. We are starting a new book called The Shapes of Algebra tomorrow. If students have any missing work or corrections from GGG they must be turned in by Monday, April 29th @ 3:45pm.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Week of April 22nd

I had a great time at the NCTM National Conference! I learned many wonderful things to bring back to the classroom!
I still have the unit test tentatively scheduled for tomorrow. I would like to check in with the students today to make sure they will be ready for that, if not, I may move the test to Wednesday.

Tentative Schedule:

Monday: Review day
    Homework: study guide due with unit test

Tuesday: Unit test

Wednesday: Large numbers activity
    Homework: Equation Practice due Friday

Thursday: New book The Shapes of Algebra problem 2.1

Friday: The Shapes of Algebra problem 2.2
    Homework: To be determined due Monday

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Week of April 15th

This week we will continue Investigation 5. I still plan to have the unit test on April 23rd depending on how the week goes.
I will be gone Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week to attend the National NCTM conference in Denver, Colorado. I'm very excited to be the student for a few days and learn as much as I can to bring back to the classroom.
I will leave information for my substitute and ask that he/she provides assignments if students are gone this week. There will be a homework assignment on Monday and the study guide will be handed out on Tuesday, due next week. Please have your child work on the study guide for 15 minutes per night.
Please email me if you have any questions or concerns.

Monday: Wrap-up problem 5.1 and start 5.2
    Homework: Exponent Practice due Wednesday

Tuesday: Problem 5.2
    Homework: Study guide due Monday for review day, final due Tuesday with unit test

Wednesday: Problem 5.3
    Homework: work on study guide

Thursday: Problem 5.3
    Homework: work on study guide

Friday: no school
    Homework: work on study guide due Monday for review day.

Have a great week!

Monday, April 8, 2013

Week of April 8th

This week we will finish Investigation 4 and begin Investigation 5. I have tentatively scheduled the unit test for the week of April 22nd.

Monday: Problem 4.1/4.2
    Homework: pg. 45#43-45 & pg. 55#7 due Wednesday

Tuesday: Problem 4.2/4.3

Wednesday: Problem 4.3
    Homework: Growth/Decay Factor Practice due Friday

Thursday: Problem 5.1

Friday: Problem 5.1/5.2
    Homework: Exponent Practice due Monday

Monday, April 1, 2013

Week of April 1st

Wow! It's already April! We are working our way through our book, Growing, Growing, Growing. We will have a quiz this week over Investigations 2 & 3.

Monday: Continue Problem 3.2
    Homework: pg. 41 #22 & pg. 42 #24-30 due Wednesday

Tuesday: Problem 3.3

Wednesday: Problem 3.3/Review
    Homework: pg. 40 #10-15 & pg. 41 #20 & 21 (show work) due Friday

Thursday: Investigation 2 & 3 Quiz

Friday: Begin Investigation 4 Problem 4.1
    Homework: pg. 53 #2, pg. 54 #4 &5, and pg. 55 #8 due Monday

Have a great week!