April 19-20, 2018

Harrison High School students will receive a list of their courses for 8th grade to take home soon.  Check to make sure each academic class is listed.  Write any problems or concerns on the paper and return it to school if needed.  This is NOT a schedule, just a list of classes  for next school year.

Warm Up: Moby Max fluency drill- try not to use the calculator!

Lesson: Students will begin working on placemat problems solving systems of equations in preparation for next Friday’s unit 7 test.  This is due by the end of class Friday.

Homework: None- unless you have missing assignments or need to complete USA Test Prep.  

Weekly Skills will resume next week

Unit 7 Test Friday April 27, 2018

April 18, 2018

We are so happy to have Milestones behind us, but there are still 5 weeks left of school. 8th Grade math continues to work until the last day on content related learning activities. We will be completing unit 8, work to strengthen and extend current concepts, and previewing Algebra 1 content. Students are bringing home their textbook as we have utilized the material desired from it. We will be using activities, tasks, and other resources to complete the year.

Warm Up: fluency drill on Mobymax.com

Lesson: Continue Partner Activity with “I Can” questions for Unit 7- Systems of Equations

Homework: None, but mark your calendars for the Unit 7 Test next Friday, April 27th! 

 

April 9-17, 2018

Welcome back from Spring Break!  Hope you all enjoyed your week off.

Milestones testing begins Tuesday April 10th and ends Tuesday April 17th.  Students will have adjusted schedules during testing.  

The Math Milestones End of Grade Test will be Thursday and Friday April 12-13, 2018.  Calculators will not be provided to students during testing, unless they are testing online.  Students should bring their own calculator with the memory cleared.

Classwork: Students will complete a Review by Unit  in class prior to testing.

Graded assignment due: USA Test Prep assignment was given in March.  Students were informed it is due Tuesday April 10.  This assignment counts for 5 classwork grades (1 for each domain) and a quiz grade (average of the classwork grades).  2018 USA test prep review for EOG assignment

No Weekly Skills this week.  No other homework will be assigned.

We will resume preparing for the Unit 7 test after Milestones testing is concluded.

March 30, 2018

8th Grade Students will take the Milestones assessments from Tuesday, April 10 to Tuesday, April 17.  Students and parents interested in looking on the practice EOG website can use the following link:  http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

Warm Up: Turn in Weekly Skills 29

Lesson: Today we reviewed test taking skills and strategies as we worked through the problems in the Milestones Practice Questions Review Packet.  See answers here: Review packet answers

Review packet answers worked out

Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Slash the Trash! 

Stuck? Plug in the answer choices to see which one works.

Use your Calculator!

Even though you’re on the computer for testing, you should still show work! 

Don’t forget to finish up the 2018 USA test prep review for EOG  This assignment is due April 10th (the Tuesday after Spring Break).  No additional class time will be given for this assignment.

Homework: Work on USA Test Prep assignment if needed.  Have an awesome Spring Break! 

March 29, 2018

8th Grade Students will take the Milestones assessments from Tuesday, April 10 to Tuesday, April 17.  Students and parents interested in looking on the practice EOG website can use the following link:  http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

Warm Up: Progress check on Weekly Skills 29, due tomorrow

Lesson: Today we reviewed test taking skills and strategies as we worked through the problems in the Milestones Practice Questions Review Packet.

Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Slash the Trash! 

Stuck? Plug in the answer choices to see which one works.

Use your Calculator!

Even though you’re on the computer for testing, you should still show work! 

Don’t forget to finish up the 2018 USA test prep review for EOG  This assignment is due April 10th (the Tuesday after Spring Break).  No additional class time will be given for this assignment.

Homework: Finish Thursday’s problems on Weekly Skills 29 and problems 31-40 on the Review Packet

March 28, 2018

8th Grade Students will take the Milestones assessments from Tuesday, April 10 to Tuesday, April 17.  Students and parents interested in looking on the practice EOG website can use the following link:  http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

Warm Up: Progress check on Weekly Skills 29, due Friday

Lesson: Students were given time to work on the  USA TestPrep  benchmark tests in preparation for the upcoming Milestones.  This assignment will be due April 10th (after Spring Break).  Click on the link below to see the assignment and instructions for logging into the USA Test Prep website.

2018 USA test prep review for EOG

Homework: Finish Wednesday’s problems on Weekly Skills 29 and problems 21-30 on the Review Packet

March 27, 2018

8th Grade Students will take the Milestones assessments from Tuesday, April 10 to Tuesday, April 17.  Students and parents interested in looking on the practice EOG website can use the following link:  http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

Warm Up: Progress check on Weekly Skills 29, due Friday

Lesson: Students were given time to work on the USA TestPrep  benchmark tests in preparation for the upcoming Milestones.  This assignment will be due April 10th (after Spring Break).  Click on the link below to see the assignment and instructions for logging into the USA Test Prep website.

2018 USA test prep review for EOG

Homework: Finish Tuesday’s problems on Weekly Skills 29 and problems 11-20 on the Review Packet

March 26, 2018

8th Grade Students will take the Milestones assessments from Tuesday, April 10 to Tuesday, April 17.  Students and parents interested in looking on the practice EOG website can use the following link:  http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

Warm Up: Progress check on Weekly Skills 29, due Friday

Lesson: Students were given time to finish the Substitution and Elimination Quiz they began on Friday.  Then students were told they will have class time Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday during class to complete USA TestPrep  benchmark tests in preparation for the upcoming Milestones.  This assignment will be due April 10th (after Spring Break).  Click on the link below to see the assignment and instructions for logging into the USA Test Prep website.

2018 USA test prep review for EOG

Homework: Finish Monday’s problems on Weekly Skills 29 and problems 1-10 on the Review Packet

March 23, 2018

Warm Up: Turn in Weekly Skills 28, work on USA TestPrep Milestones review (due April 10)

Lesson: We checked the 3 word problems from the homework assignment, reviewed how to solve systems using Substitution (ISS) and Elimination (SMASH) and then took the quiz over both those topics.

Homework: Begin Weekly Skills 29, continue to work on USA Test Prep Milestones Review

March 22, 2018

 

QUIZ TOMORROW over Substitution and Elimination! 

Warm up: Work on USA TestPrep assignment (Due April 10), progress check on weekly skills 28 (due Friday)

Lesson: Today we reviewed solving systems with Elimination (SMASH), and practiced setting up word problems where you would solve them using a system of equations.

Homework: Finish Weekly Skills 28  and  finish setting up word problems on the riddle worksheet “Why are there rules in croquet?” problems 1,2, and 3