February 5, 2018

Harrison Parent Night is tomorrow night at 7 pm.  Plan to attend if your student will be attending Harrison for 9th grade.

Warm Up: MobyMax Fluency Drill, Monday problems of weekly skills 23

Lesson: Students finished their skills check from Friday if needed.  Then the class went over the answers, while students analyzed errors.  Then students completed slope stations to review for the test.

Homework: Unit 5 Study Guide problems 1-10

Check out the unit 5 tab at the top of the blog if you need hints and help.

Unit 5 Test has been moved to Thursday!   Be ready! 

February 2, 2018

Students received their High School Electives forms today.  Please fill them out, get parent signature, and return to school by February 16th.

Warm up: Mobymax Fluency Drill, turn in Weekly Skills 22

Lesson: We reviewed, then students took a skills check over linear equations

Homework: Complete the Unit 5 Study Guide.  We will go over it Monday

Unit 5 Test is Tuesday!


January 31, 2018

Retention letters were sent home this week for students who are in danger of failing 8th grade.  Parents must sign those letters and return them to school by the end of the week to their student’s homeroom teacher.

Several students are out sick with the flu or other illnesses.  While we want students to avoid missing school, please do not come to school if you are running a fever or ill.

Warm Up: MobyMax Fluency Drill and progress check on Weekly Skills

Lesson: Today we discussed how to compare functions when they are given in different forms.  (equations, graphs, words, tables, and ordered pairs).  Students are expected to know how to find the slope and y-intercept from each of these representations.

Homework: Finish the Linear Functions matching worksheet.

Unit 5 Test Tuesday Feb 8th

January 30, 2018

The DLP Talent Show is tonight- 6:30 pm, $1 suggested admission to donate to Charity. Come support your friends! 

Rising Allatoona HS 9th Graders – 8th Grade Parent Night is this Thursday, February 1, 2018 in the Allatoona High School theater from 6:30 – 8 PM. 

Rising Harrison HS 9th Graders – 8th Grade Parent Night is next Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Harrison High School at 7:00 PM.  Doors open at 6:30 PM for activity information. 

Warm up: Mobymax fluency drill and progress check on Weekly Skills 22

Lesson:  Linear functions can be represented as tables, graphs, ordered pairs and equations.  We completed practice and example problems in class showing this.


Homework: Linear Functions Reteach Worksheet OR pg 539 (1-4, 6-10)

January 25, 2018

It’s FUN FRIDAY tomorrow!  Bring some cash to buy fun treats.  Students with missing assignments will go to ZAP instead.

Warm Up: Fluency Drill on Mobymax.com

Lesson: MobyMax review lesson on graphing linear equations in preparation for tomorrow’s quiz.

Homework: Finish MobyMax review lesson.


January 24, 2018

Tomorrow is a special Honor Roll Celebration for students who have all A’s and B’s with satisfactory conduct.

Warm Up: MobyMax fluency drill

Lesson: We worked problems creating slope intercept equations from graphed lines.

Homework: Finish the worksheet (problems 2-8)


January 11, 2018

Don’t for get FROYO Friday tomorrow- $3 (before school)

Today is the last day of the block schedule.  Tomorrow will be regular schedule.

Warm up: Fluency drill on MobyMax.com

Lesson: Students checked homework, completed review problems for slope and then took the slope quiz

Homework: Finish Weekly Skills 19- due tomorrow! 


January 10, 2018

Our class did not meet today due to the block schedule for testing.  We will meet tomorrow to check over the homework, review and take the quiz.

For the Quiz you should know:

  1. the 4 types of slope (positive, negative, undefined, zero)
  2. how to determine the slope of a line from a graph (use rise over run)
  3. how to find the slope from 2 ordered pairs (use the slope formula)

Remember Weekly Skills 19 is due Friday!


December 20, 2017

Today is early release at 1:30 pm and the Holiday Party. 

Today students are working on a holiday graphing activity to prepare for the next unit, completing missing work, and doing test corrections if needed.

Click here if you need to do test corrections: Test Corrections for Unit 4

Merry Christmas!  See you next year- on ThursdayJanuary 4th, 2018!