May 4, 2018

8th grade Alice in Wonderland dance tonight 7-9 pm!  Come dressed in your Sunday best.  Don’t be late!

Warm up: Turn in Weekly Skills 33, complete a 5 minute fluency timed drill

Lesson: Work with a partner to complete a color by number Order of Operations picture

Homework: Finish the Unit 7 deltamath.com test recovery assignment (see previous post for instructions/info)

May 1-3, 2018

Reminder: Turn in your RSVP for the 8th grade dance this Friday – May 4th- 7-9 pm (Sunday dress)

Students who scored below a 70% on the Unit 7 test can complete a test recovery assignment on Deltamath.com (see instructions below)- due Friday.

– Log in with your cobb county office 365 email address and password 

                        (firstname.lastname@students.cobbk12.org)  (use your regular password)

      – Enter Mrs. Walsh’s teacher code: 320358

     – Select “Unit 7 Test Recovery” Assignment

Warm up: Progress check on Weekly Skills 33 (due Friday) and 5 Minute Frenzy timed drill

Lesson: Students will begin a Pythagorean Quilt project today- due Thursday.  This combines skills from transformations and using geometry formulas.

Making pythagorean quilt task

Homework: continue to work on Weekly Skills 33 and Unit 7 Test recovery on Deltamath (both due Friday)

 

April 30, 2018

Remember to RSVP for the 8th Grade Dance this coming Friday- May 4th (7-9 pm).

Warm up: Students were given Weekly Skills 33 (due Friday) and allowed to work with  a partner to complete 5 problems of their choice.  We also did a 5 minute frenzy drill.

Lesson: Most students needed time to complete the Unit 7 test from Friday.

Homework: Get Progress Reports signed, work on Weekly Skills 33 (due Friday)

April 27, 2018

TEST DAY!

Warm Up: Turn in Weekly Skills 32, fluency fact drill

Lesson: Students took the Unit 7 test over systems of equations

Homework: None!  

Don’t forget to RSVP for the 8th Grade Dance- Next Friday March 4th 7-9 pm

April 26, 2018

Unit 7 Math Test over Systems of Equations is this Friday! 

Warm up: 5 Minute Frenzy Fact Drill (no calculator allowed). Work on Weekly Skills 32 (due Friday)

Lesson: Students  spent time working on the unit 7 study guide

Homework: Finish the Unit 7 Study Guide and continue to work on Weekly Skills 32 (due Friday)  Check out the Unit 7 tab for help, tutorials, and examples  if you need assistance.

Unit 7 Study Guide

Unit 7 Study Guide- answers

April 25, 2018

Unit 7 Math Test over Systems of Equations is this Friday! 

Warm up: 5 Minute Frenzy Fact Drill (no calculator allowed). Work on Weekly Skills 32 (due Friday)

Lesson: Students entered their answers to the partner test on I-respond and then analyzed their scores and errors to prepare for Friday’s test.  Any extra time was spent working on the unit 7 study guide.

Check out the Unit 7 tab for help, tutorials, and examples  if you need assistance.

Homework: Pick 5 problems from the Unit 7 Study Guide and continue to work on Weekly Skills 32 (due Friday)

Unit 7 Study Guide

April 23-24, 2018

Unit 7 Math Test over Systems of Equations is this Friday! 

Warm up: 5 Minute Frenzy Fact Drill (no calculator allowed). Work on Weekly Skills 32 (due Friday)

Lesson: Students worked on a partner test for Unit 7.  This will be completed by the end of class Tuesday.  Grades will count as a test grade.  Work must be shown for each problem.

Homework: Begin working on the Unit 7 Study Guide and continue to work on Weekly Skills 32

Unit 7 Study Guide

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

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