February 26, 2018

Welcome back from the break!

Today in class students were given progress reports to have signed by parents.

Warm Up: MobyMax fluency drill, progress check on Weeky Skills 24 (due Friday)

Lesson: Students finished up the skills check from Friday 2/16 and learned about how to interpret information from qualitative graphs

Homework: Complete Qualitative Graphs HW worksheet

February 16, 2018

No school next week due to Winter Break!  See you February 26th!

Warm Up: turn in Weekly Skills 23, Mobymax Fluency Drill

Lesson: We did some practice problems in the text book on page 590 reviewing how to interpret the rate and initial value for real world situations.  Then the students completed a skills check.

Homework: None!  Enjoy your break!  Students were given Weekly Skills 24 if they want to work ahead or get a jump on the next week’s assignment (Not due until March 2)

February 15, 2018

High school registration forms are due tomorrow!  Don’t forget!  

Warm Up: Fluency drill on Mobymax.com. and progress check on Weekly Skills 23- which is due tomorrow.

Lesson: We discussed how to interpret linear functions by explaining what the rate  (m) and initial value (b) mean in terms of the situation given.  See the example below:

Homework: complete 1 problem on page 591- interpret the rate of change and initial in the form of a sentence.  Remember Weekly Skills 23 is due tomorrow!

 

Februaray 14, 2018

Happy Valentines Day!  

Remember High School Registration forms are due Friday, Feb 16th.

Warm Up: Progress check on weekly skills 23 and Mobymax fluency drill

Lesson: We checked the homework from last night (finding equation from 2 points) and discussed how to find the equation from a table.  Then the class played a game to match equations to tables.

Homework: Work on Weekly Skills 23 (due Friday)

February 13, 2018

Don’t forget High School Registration Forms are due Friday!

Warm up: Progress check on Weekly Skills 23 (due Friday) and Moby Max Fluency Drill

Lesson: We checked a few of the homework problems.  Then we learned how to find the equation of a line from 2 points.

 

Homework: Complete 1-5 on the Fruit Company Riddle Worksheet

 

February 12, 2018

High school elective forms are due by Friday Feb 16th.

Warm Up: MobyMax fluency drill, finish Unit 5 test if needed

Lesson: Today we began unit 6.  Parent letters and student standards were given and sent home for a parent signature that gets 5 bonus points on the next test.  Students learned how to find an equation from the slope and a point.

 

Homework: Finish at least 6 problems on the Bakery Riddle worksheet.  Work on weekly skills 23 (due Friday).  Get In it 6 parent letter signed (on lavender paper).

February 9, 2018

Today was the student vs. Teacher volleyball game.  Totally fun!

Warm-up: Mobymax Fluency drill

Lesson: Finished Unit 5 Test

Many students have been absent due to illness recently.  Students are expected to make up assignments and assessments in a timely manner and are responsible for information covered in their absence.  Students should attend before school tutoring on Thursdays at 8:15 am and homeroom tutoring to get caught up on work and concepts missed.  

Homework: Begin weekly skills 23

February 8, 2018

Today is Test day!

Warm up: Review major concepts of slope and linear equations by checking the last few homework problems from the study guide.

Lesson: Students will take the multiple choice section of the Unit 5 Test today (tomorrow is the constructed response)

Homework: Continue to study for the test.  (No Weekly Skills this week!)  You can complete the bonus Stained Glass activity if you’d like.

Here are the answers to the Study Guide- if you want to check your work: unit 5 study guide answer key-27

February 7, 2018

Progress reports go out next Friday.  Make sure you don’t have any missing work or zeros! 

Warm Up: MobyMax fluency drill

Lesson: Students had their study guides checked and then continued to work on their slope stations.

Homework: Finish questions 21-26 on the Study Guide.  (See the Unit 5 tab at the top of the blog if you need help)

The Unit 5 Test will be Tomorrow! 

February 7, 2018

Rising 9th grade night at Harrison High School –  7 PM TONIGHT, Tuesday, February 6th.  Doors open at 6:30 PM for student activities information.   

8th Grade Parents – Don’t let your student miss “Reality U” – this Thursday, February 8, 2018.  Be sure your student turns in the permission slip by Wednesday!  Reality U is an incredible activity for 8th graders to learn financial literacy and the correlation between fiscal well-being and academic achievement while having fun.  We partner with Communities and Schools to create this wonderful opportunity.     

Picture Day – Spring pictures will be taken TOMORROW, Wednesday, February 7th.  Students must bring their completed prepaid envelopes to have their pictures taken.

Warm Up: MobyMax fluency drill

Lesson: Students had their study guides checked and then continued to work on their slope stations.

Homework: Finish questions 11-20 on the Study Guide.  (See the Unit 5 tab at the top of the blog if you need help)

The Unit 5 Test will be Thursday!