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 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!
Today students finished their Equations Quiz and then took the Almost There Test with Hints on I-respond.
Tomorrow we will go over the study guide in preparation for Thursday’s test.
Homework: Complete the rest of the study guide on pages 38-40 of the Unit Packet
Chapter 4 Study Guide Answers
Weekly Skills 7 Due Friday
We began class by checking the word problem homework on pg 14.
Next we took notes on solving multi step equations and the 3 possible types of solutions to equations.
Types of Solutions
1 Solution: x=2
No Solution: 4=7 (not true)
Infinite Solutions: 3=3 (identical on both sides)
Homework: Finish page 23 of the Unit 2 part 1 packet an work on Weekly Skills 6 (due Friday)
Quiz Monday, Test Thursday!
Today students turned in Weekly Skills 4.
We reviewed a little bit and then took the quiz on Congruence and Similarity.
Homework: Continue working on the Chapter 2 Study Guide and begin Weekly Skills 5 (due next Friday)
Today students turned in Weekly Skills 3.
Next we began learning about Dilations and took notes on pages 9-11.
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Homework: complete page 12
Weekly Skills 4 due next Friday
Tonight is Parent Open House 7 pm
Today we checked the homework and student progress on Weekly Skills 2 (due tomorrow- don’t get Zapped!)
Next we reviewed the 3 types of Transformations: Translations, Rotations and Reflections before taking the Quiz.
Homework: Finish up Weekly Skills 2 and begin the Study Guide pages of the Unit packet (page 31)
Chapter 1 Test Next Tuesday 8/21/18 over Angles, Triangles and Transformations
Welcome to Rainy Wednesday!
Despite the rain, we had a successful first day of school going over the classroom expectations and procedures.
Homework: Get parent signature on the green syllabus to return tomorrow and join Mrs. Walsh’s Math 8 Remind group by texting “@mrswalshsd” to 81010.
It’s the end of the year! It’s been full of hard work and tons of calculations!
I’ve enjoyed teaching each of you this year and wish you all the success in the world as you head to high school.
Should you want any math practice over the summer, Mobymax.com accounts are still active.
Enjoy the summer!