Monday, November 25, 2013

Week of November 25th

We started our book Thinking With Mathematical Models on Friday and the kids really enjoyed the bridge building activity. We will continue to test bridges this week.
Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break!

Monday: TWMM Problem 1.1/1.2
    Homework: pg. 20 #9 due Monday, December 2nd

Tuesday: TWMM Problem 1.2

Wednesday: No School

Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving!!

Friday: No School

Monday, November 18, 2013

Week of November 18th

We are finishing our book Looking For Pythagoras (LFP) this week with the unit test on Thursday. On Friday we will start a new book called Thinking With Mathematical Models (TWMM).

I will have two review sessions in preparation for the test- Wednesday from 3:15pm-3:45pm and Thursday from 7:15am to 7:45am.

Monday: LFP Problem 5.1
    HW: Study guide is due tomorrow for review. I would like students to review their study guide each night for 10-15 minutes in preparation for the test.

Tuesday: Review Day

Wednesday: Review Day

Thursday: LFP Unit Test (completed study guide due today)

Friday: New Book Thinking With Mathematical Models Problem 1.1
    HW: Equation Practice due Monday - We will review how to solve equations on bell work today. I will ask students to use the bell work to complete the homework assignment. If you are helping them with homework please ask them where the bell work is to see completed problems.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Week of November 11th

I love that today is 11/12/13! We are continuing Looking For Pythagoras. This week we will finish Investigation 3 and start Investigation 5. We are almost finished with this book and will have the unit test on Thursday, November 21st. Students will get a study guide on Thursday that will be due the day of the test.
Any missing work/corrections from this unit are due by Tuesday, November 19th.

Monday: No school

Tuesday: Go over problem 3.3/continue 3.4
    HW: Pythagorean Practice Worksheet CC-53 due Thursday

Wednesday: Finish problem 3.4

Thursday: Pythagorean Thm practice day
    HW: Study Guide due Thursday, November 21st

Friday: Problem 5.1

Monday, November 4, 2013

Week of November 4th

This week will continue working through Investigation 3, including a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.

Monday: Finish Problem 3.1 and start problem 3.2
    HW: Complete the square worksheet due Wednesday

Tuesday: Problem 3.2

Wednesday: Problem 3.3
    HW: Square Root Practice CC-49 due Friday

Thursday: Problem 3.3/3.4

Friday: Problem 3.4
    HW: LFP pg. 50 9-12 (I will give the students a copy of the page so they can write on it) due Tuesday - No school on Monday, November 11th