Conference Week Continues
Today students checked their homework from page 2 of the Unit 2 Part C packet. We also went over the Rational/Irrational Quiz answers. Students will get the chance to earn 10 bonus points on their quiz grade this coming Friday.
Next we learned how to Multiply Exponents – when you multiply terms with the same base, you add the exponents
Homework: Unit 2 Part C pg 5 (1-4) pg 7 (1-6)
Don’t forget Weekly Skills 10 (or Math Minutes 9-12) are due Friday)
Reminder: This is parent conference week, so students are on early release schedule and dismissed at 1:30 pm each day.
Today in class students were given time to finish the quiz from Friday if needed.
Next we began the new part of Unit 2: Exponents. We discussed how to write and evaluate expressions with exponents.
Homework: complete the evens on pg 3 of the new Unit 2 Part C Packet
Weekly Skills 10 due Friday!
Today students turned in Weekly Skills 9. Then we did some practice and review before taking the Rational and Irrational Numbers Quiz.
Remember next week is Parent Conferences and early release each day.
Enjoy the weekend!
Today 8th grade students took the PSAT 8/9. It was also an early release day.
Regular schedule and classes will resume tomorrow.
Remember: Quiz tomorrow over Rational and Irrational Numbers and Weekly Skills 9 is due!
Students finished up the Almost There test and entered their answers on I-respond for a classwork grade. We went over the correct answers to review and prepare for the Quiz Friday.
Then we worked on 4 different station rotations which are review for Friday’s Quiz over Rational and Irrational Numbers.
Homework: Get your calculator and pencils ready for the PSAT on Thursday. Work on Weekly Skills 9 (due Friday!)
Students checked their homework from Friday and then began the Unit 2 Part B Almost There Assessment. (We will finish it tomorrow)
Refer to the example problem to assist with tonight’s homework:
Homework: Unit 2 Part B packet page 23 (evens)
Thursday: PSAT- bring a calculator and pencils for testing
Friday: Weekly Skills 9 due, Quiz over Rational and Irrational Numbers
Today students turned in Weekly Skills 8 and took a Skills Check on I-respond over Rational and Irrational Numbers
Then we practiced comparing and ordering Rational and Irrational Numbers.
Homework: pg 23 (odds)
Today we checked homework, then learned how to solve cube root equations and estimate roots and cube roots. Check out these examples below:
Homework: Page 17 (1-10) Also- don’t forget Weekly Skills 8 is due tomorrow!
Today we checked homework and students completed their fluency drills on moby max.
Next we learned about square roots. Watch a short video clip here: https://safeshare.tv/x/ss5bb4aeaa6c12d#
We also learned how to solve equations with square roots.
Homework: complete problems 1-15 on page 11 of the Unit 2 Part 2 packet (skip problems 3 and 4) *use a calculator, but show your work
Weekly Skills 8 is due Friday
We reviewed what we discussed yesterday by watching this Colin Dodd’s video: https://safeshare.tv/x/ss5bb20b6a6b2f6#
Then we checked the homework.
Today’s lesson was converting fractions to decimals. Remember to take the numerator and divide it by the denominator! We also learned how to convert repeating decimals to fractions to decimals using the trick- see a line, use a nine!
Check out these examples:
Homework: pg 7 of the Unit 2 Part 2 Packet (evens)
Weekly Skills 8 Due Friday