October 10, 2019

PSAT 8/9 Test day- students took the test and had early dismissal.  No regular classes were held today, regular schedule resumes tomorrow.

October 8, 2019

Today students took the Unit 2 test over Equations, Exponents and Scientific Notation.  Answers were entered on i-respond.

Homework: finish DeltaMath Week 8 (due tomorrow)

PSAT 8/9 will be given on Thursday- students must provide their own Calculators on that day if they wish to use one.  Here is the list of approved calculators: PSAT Acceptable Calculators

September 13, 2019

Today we handed back the Equations Quiz- students who scored 73% or below can complete Quiz Recovery corrections by Monday to earn up to a 74% with a parent signature.

Next we learned how to multiply and divide with Exponents!  So Fun!

When you multiply – you add the exponents!  When you divide- you subtract the exponents!

Homework: Pg 3 (odds)

August 28, 2019

Today we had early release schedule so classes were short! We passed back the Transformation Quiz* then used the rest of the time for a Unit 1 Scavenger Hunt.

*Students who scored below 74% on the can turn in corrections with a parent signature on Friday  for Quiz Recovery

Homework: Prepare for tomorrow’s test!  Here are some Quizizz games to help.  Pick the area you struggle with most and practice!

Enter one of the following 6 digit game codes to take a practice quiz: (skip entering an email if it asks)

Naming Angles: 498721

Transversals: 110657

Transformations: 573813

Similarity: 347021

Triangle Angle Sums: 563336

August 15, 2019

Remind your parents to attend Back to School Night tonight at 7 pm!

Today we learned about the first 2 types of Transformations

Traslations- SLIDES

Find point B and. Find point C and. 6 Units. A. A’ count 6 units to the right. Plot point A’. B’ B. C. C’ count 6 units to the right. Plot point B’. count 6 units to the right. Plot point C’.

Reflections: flip across the x axis or y axis

(mashupmath.com)

Homework: pg 4-5 (evens)

August 7, 2019

Today we checked the homework, learned how to solve ratio problems with triangle properties, and reviewed everything we’ve done so far in unit 1.

And we’re going to check them in class tomorrow!  Be ready!

Homework: page 9-10 (3, 12, 16, 19 22, 24)  Show work in your math spiral notebook IN PENCIL!  :0)

Signed Syllabus Slip due Friday (8/9)

QUIZ next Tuesday (8/13)

Deltamath assignment 1 due next Wednesday (8/14)

August 2, 2019

Today we reviewed 2 step equations- remember to do (solve the equation) you have to “undo” the operations (PEMDAS) backwards!

Monday we will start unit 1, so come to class ready with your math spiral notebook, a pencil, dry erase marker, calculator, and any color pens or highlighters you want to use for notes.

August 1, 2019

We made it through the first day of 8th grade!  No homework today!

Please remember to always have a pencil and your math notebook (spiral) with you each day of math class.

It’s also good to bring: a dry erase marker, color pens or highlighters for notes, and a calculator.

I’m so excited for a new school year!  I can’t wait to meet many of you at 8th grade Meet and Greet Wednesday July 31, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:15 pm and on the first day of school on Thursday August 1, 2019.

May 20-22, 2019

Last week of school!  We made it!

Monday: Last day to turn in any missing or late assignments

Tuesday: Early Release Schedule (Blocks 1,3,5,7) Dismissal at 1:30 pm

Wednesday: Early Release Schedule (Blocks 2,4,6) 8th grade Walk, Dismissal at 1:30 pm

Thanks for a great year!  Enjoy your summer and good luck in high school!