tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-10234142089288533882018-03-05T19:19:42.782-06:00Mrs. Anderson's math 8This blog is for my 8th grade students and their parents to find information about our class.Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.comBlogger232125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-88869925650478702562016-05-16T09:26:00.001-05:002016-05-16T09:26:07.612-05:00Week of May 16thWe are finishing our unit, It's In the System, this week and we will take our last test on Thursday. Homework will not be assigned this week. All missing work/corrections from this unit are due by 3:45pm on Tuesday.<br /><br />Monday: Systems of Equations - Substitution Method<br /><br />Tuesday: Review Systems of Equations<br /> ***All missing work/corrections from this unit due by 3:45pm today***<br /><br />Wednesday: Review Systems of Equations<br /><br />Thursday: It's In the System Test<br /><br />Friday: Turn in booksMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-8081056624604900382016-05-09T08:46:00.001-05:002016-05-09T08:46:56.093-05:00Week of May 9thWe are continuing our book, It's in the System, this week. Last week we finished problem 2.1.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 2.2<br /> HW: pg. 33 #9-14 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 2.2<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 2.3<br /> HW: pg. 34 #23-31 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 2.3<br /><br />Friday: Problem 2.3<br /> HW: Systems of equations practice due MondayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-14475437908448396112016-05-06T10:09:00.002-05:002016-05-06T10:09:34.991-05:00UPDATE: Week of May 2ndHomework has been changed for Friday, May 6th. The new assignment (due Monday, May 9th) is page 33 #3-8.Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-67344941936708932732016-05-02T09:04:00.001-05:002016-05-02T09:04:32.612-05:00Week of May 2ndWe are starting our last book of the school year today, It's in the System (IITS). This Wednesday the students have career day in the afternoon.<br /><br />Monday: IITS Problem 1.1<br /> HW: pg. 14 5-8 due Wednesday (due Thursday for 5th and 7th hours)<br /><br />Tuesday: IITS Problem 2.1<br /><br />Wednesday: IITS Problem 2.1/2.2<br /> HW: pg. 14 & 15 9-20 due Friday (all hours)<br /><br />Thursday: IITS Problem 2.2<br /><br />Friday: IITS Problem 2.3<br /> HW: pg. 34 23-31 due Monday Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-91061657785929444362016-04-25T09:48:00.001-05:002016-04-25T09:48:35.597-05:00Week of April 25thThis week we will finish our Say It With Symbols Unit. The unit test is Friday.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 4.3<br /> HW: Study guide-bring to class each day<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 4.3 and review<br /><br />Wednesday: Review<br /><br />Thursday: Review<br />***ALL missing work/corrections due by 3:45pm today***<br /><br />Friday: Unit test - Study guide due today at the beginning of the hour<br /> HW: Factoring Practice due MondayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-3517759073394264892016-04-18T15:28:00.001-05:002016-04-18T15:28:54.288-05:00Week of April 18thThis week we will start Investigation 4 in Say It With Symbols. We will finish this book next week and have the unit test on Friday, April 29th. All missing work/corrections are due by 3:45pm on Thursday, April 28th.<br /><br />Monday: No school<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 4.1<br /> HW: pg. 82 42-47 due Thursday<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 4.1/4.2<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 4.2<br /> HW: Study guide (completed for review on Wed/Thurs next week, completed copy due Friday)<br /><br />Friday: Problem 4.2/4.3 <br /><br />Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-77375201546347374512016-04-11T09:43:00.000-05:002016-04-11T09:43:07.407-05:00Week of April 11thThis week we will finish Investigation 3 and have a quiz over Investigation 2 & 3.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 3.4<br /> HW: Factoring Practice (worksheetworks.com) due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 3.4<br /><br />Wednesday: Investigation 2 & 3<br /> HW: SIWS pg. 59 #31-32 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: Quadratic Formula practice<br /><br />Friday: Problem 4.1<br /> HW: pg. 62 #59 due TuesdayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-85624744636060190542016-04-04T09:39:00.001-05:002016-04-04T09:39:06.739-05:00Week of April 4thWe are taking State Assessments this week. Our plan is flexible in case we have any testing issues.<br /><br />Monday: State Testing<br /><br />Tuesday: Equation Practice - Friday's homework pg. 58 24-26 due today<br /><br />Wednesday: State Testing<br /><br />Thursday: State Testing<br /><br />Friday: SIWS Problem 3.4<br /> HW: Equation Practice (choose 16) from class on Tuesday due MondayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-38609677494534462802016-03-28T09:03:00.001-05:002016-03-28T09:03:40.588-05:00Week of March 28thWe are working in Investigation 3 of our book, Say It With Symbols, this week. Next week we have state testing on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 3.1/3.2<br /> HW: pg. 56 4-7 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 3.2<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 3.3<br /> HW: Factoring/Distributing Practice Worksheet due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 3.3<br /><br />Friday: Problem 3.4<br /> HW: pg. 58 24-26 due Tuesday (due to testing Monday - track students need to turn it in before leaving for the track meet on Tuesday)Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-55328351619934213422016-03-21T09:45:00.002-05:002016-03-21T09:45:09.765-05:00Week of March 21stWelcome back from Spring Break! We are continuing in our book, Say It With Symbols.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 2.1<br /> HW: pg. 39 17-20 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 2.2<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 3.1<br /> HW: Distributive Property and Like Terms practice due Monday<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 3.1<br /><br />Friday: No school - Good FridayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-38362704198911173202016-03-07T09:14:00.002-06:002016-03-07T09:14:44.941-06:00Week of March 7thWe have one quarter left of 8th grade. I can't believe how fast the year has gone by! This is conference week and next week is Spring Break.<br /><br />Monday: Finish problem 1.2/start 1.4<br /> HW: pg. 20 28-30 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 1.4<br /><br />Wednesday: SIWS Investigation 1 Quiz<br /> NO homework over Spring Break<br /><br />Conferences: Tuesday 4pm - 8pm and Thursday 9am - 6pmMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-29843152887754446222016-02-29T07:54:00.002-06:002016-02-29T07:54:37.789-06:00Week of February 29thThis week we will start a new unit, Say It with Symbols (SIWS). We will also take the Performance task portion of the state assessment on Thursday.<br /><br />Monday: SIWS problem 1.1<br /> HW: pg. 18 #10 & 11 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: problem 1.1/1.2<br /><br />Wednesday: problem 1.2<br /> HW: Distributive Property Practice due Monday<br /><br />Thursday: State Testing<br /><br />Friday: No school - end of 3rd quarterMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-32671744220986720282016-02-22T07:59:00.000-06:002016-02-22T07:59:12.544-06:00Week of February 22ndWe are finishing up our unit, Growing, Growing, Growing this week. All missing work/corrections are due by 3:45pm on Wednesday. The unit test is Thursday, February 25th.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 5.1/5.2<br /> HW: Continue working on study guide<br /><br />Tuesday: Unit review - bring study guide to class<br /><br />Wednesday: Unit review - bring study guide to class<br /><br />Thursday: Unit test - study guide due at the beginning of the hour<br /><br />Friday: Volume/Surface area practice<br /> No HWMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-26663469731316356952016-02-16T07:50:00.000-06:002016-02-16T07:50:26.452-06:00Week of February 15thWe are finishing up our book, Growing, Growing, Growing. The study guide will be handed out this week and is due Thursday, February 25th. Students need to bring the study guide to class each day. The unit test is Thursday, February 25th. All missing work/corrections from this unit are due by 3:45pm on Wednesday, February 24th.<br /><br />Monday: No school<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 4.3<br /> HW: Scientific Notation Practice due Thursday<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 5.1<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 5.1/5.2<br /> HW: Exponent Rules Practice due Monday<br /><br />Friday: Shortened schedule/Fine Arts FairMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-59659700400559001472016-02-08T07:23:00.000-06:002016-02-08T07:23:05.124-06:00Week of February 8thWe will finish Investigation 3 in our book, Growing, Growing, Growing and move to Investigation 4 this week.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 3.3<br /> HW: pg. 52 #27-30 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 4.1<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 4.1/4.2<br /> HW: pg. 56-57 # 42-45 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 4.2<br /><br />Friday: Problem 4.3<br /> HW: Laws of Exponents practice due TuesdayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-83720717051720541232016-01-31T13:00:00.000-06:002016-01-31T13:00:12.719-06:00Week of February 1stWe are finishing Investigation 2 in our book, Growing, Growing, Growing and we will have a quiz over the first 2 investigations on Tuesday.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 2.2/2.3<br /> HW: GGG pg. 20 #17-21 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Investigation 1 and 2 Quiz<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 3.1<br /> HW: GGG pg. 49 #6-8 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 3.1/3.2<br /><br />Friday: Problem 3.2<br /> HW: GGG pg. 50 #10-15 due MondayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-42694263326671962452016-01-25T09:10:00.001-06:002016-01-25T09:10:14.856-06:00Week of January 25thWe are continuing our book, Growing, Growing, Growing this week.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 1.2<br /> HW: pg. 18 #14 (on a worksheet) due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 1.3<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 2.1<br /> HW: pg. 19 #15 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 2.2<br /><br />Friday: Problem 2.3<br /> HW: Scientific Notation Practice due MondayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-26849633197821184802016-01-19T07:46:00.001-06:002016-01-19T07:46:14.855-06:00Week of January 18thWe are starting a new book this week called Growing, Growing, Growing (GGG) about exponential growth and decay. Any missing work or corrections from our last book (from this semester) are due by 3:45pm, Tuesday. Any quiz corrections need to be completed by 3:45pm Wednesday.<br /><br />Monday: No school<br /><br />Tuesday: GGG Problem 1.1<br /> HW: Exponent Practice due Thursday<br /><br />Wednesday: GGG Problem 1.2<br /><br />Thursday: GGG Problem 1.2/1.3<br /> HW: Scientific Notation Practice due Monday<br /><br />Friday: GGG Problem 1.3Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-24901822350432935852016-01-12T07:50:00.000-06:002016-01-12T07:50:09.515-06:00Week of January 11thWe are finishing the book Thinking With Mathematical Models this week. The final quiz for the unit will be this Friday. All assignments for this unit are due Tuesday, January 18th at 3:45pm.<br /><br />Monday: TWMM Problem 4.4<br /> HW: Pgs. 98-99 # 4 due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: TWMM Problem 5.1<br /><br />Wednesday: TWMM Problem 5.1/5.3<br /> HW: pg. 101 #9 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: TWMM Problem 5.3<br /><br />Friday: Investigation 4 & 5 Quiz<br /> HW: Equation Practice DD32 due TuesdayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-56675585911679166702016-01-05T07:43:00.000-06:002016-01-05T07:43:37.705-06:00Week of Jan 4thWelcome back! I hope everyone had a relaxing break. We are continuing our book, Thinking With Mathematical Models this week.<br /><br />Monday: No school<br /><br />Tuesday: TWMM Problem 4.1 A,B,&D<br /> HW: pg. 74 31-35 due Thursday<br /><br />Wednesday: TWMM Problem 4.2<br /><br />Thursday: TWMM Problem 4.3 A,B,C,D 1&2, E 1&2<br /> HW: pg. 97 #3 and pg. 99 #5 due Monday<br /><br />Friday: TWMM Problem 4.4Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-22417918885496074622015-12-14T09:11:00.002-06:002015-12-14T09:11:38.382-06:00Week of December 14th Wow! We are already to the last week of the semester. This week we will finish Investigation 3 and take the quiz on Thursday. Any missing work or corrections from this unit (the first assignment was 11/18) are due by 3:45pm on December 16th. <br /><br />Monday: Problem 3.3<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 3.4<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 3.4<br /><br />Thursday: Investigation 3 Quiz<br /><br />Friday: Half-day scheduleMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-56261218056431739052015-12-07T07:43:00.001-06:002015-12-07T07:43:26.276-06:00Week of December 7thI can't believe how quickly this semester is going! We will not finish our unit, Thinking With Mathematical Models, before the semester ends. I let the students know on Friday that any missing work/corrections are due by December 16th @ 3:45pm so I can complete semester 1 grades. We will have the Investigation 3 quiz on December 17th. In January, we will finish the book and have a final quiz.<br /><br />Monday: Problem 2.5<br /> HW: pg. 49 14-19 (may need graph paper) due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: Investigation 1 & 2 Quiz<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 3.1<br /> HW: pg. 70 4-7 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 3.1/3.2<br /><br />Friday: Problem 3.2<br /> HW: pg. 73 #13 (need graph paper) due MondayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-693323876574925912015-12-01T15:19:00.001-06:002015-12-01T15:19:07.663-06:00Week of November 30thI hope everyone enjoyed Thanksgiving Break! We are continuing with our unit, Thinking With Mathematical Models, this week.<br /><br />Monday: No school<br /><br />Tuesday: Problem 2.1<br /> HW: Pg. 47 #6 & 7 (#6 on a worksheet) due Thursday<br /><br />Wednesday: Problem 2.2<br /><br />Thursday: Problem 2.2<br /> HW: Equation Practice 3.3 due Monday<br /><br />Friday: Problem 2.5Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-83166659441286803702015-11-23T15:34:00.001-06:002015-11-23T15:34:41.686-06:00Week of November 23rdWe are continuing our book, Thinking With Mathematical Models, this week. No homework this week! Happy Thanksgiving!!<br /><br />Monday: TWMM Problem 1.3<br /><br />Tuesday: TWMM Problem 2.1Melissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1023414208928853388.post-63459666756774873602015-11-16T08:34:00.002-06:002015-11-16T08:34:19.935-06:00Week of November 16thWe are starting a new unit this week, <i>Thinking With Mathematical Models</i>, where we will explore linear and non-linear relationships.<br /><br />Monday: TWMM Problem 1.1<br /> HW: Equation Practice (show all steps) due Wednesday<br /><br />Tuesday: TWMM Problem 1.1/1.2<br /><br />Wednesday: TWMM Problem 1.2<br /> HW: pg. 20 # 9 due Friday<br /><br />Thursday: TWMM Problem 1.2<br /><br />Friday: TWMM Problem 1.3<br /> HW: pg. 23 #21-28 (CHOOSE 6-show all steps) due MondayMelissa Andersonhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15039757879378185050noreply@blogger.com0