We have the Unit 2 test this week. To prepare for the test, students will complete the study guide. They will work on the study guide in class, but will also have part of it for homework each night. The study guide is due on Thursday. Reminder: Next Tuesday, November 7th, is a teacher work … Continue reading Week of October 30
I have updated my resource pages. Please explore the resources under the Unit 2 tab! In math class, we are continuing with Unit 2: Equations and Expressions. This week we are studying 2-step equations and inequalities. Students in my 2nd period and 6th period math classes have a blue packet of math problems that will … Continue reading Week of October 16
This week we are reviewing for the Unit 1 test. We will work on the study guide in class, and students should turn in the completed study guide on Thursday morning. The Unit 1 test is Thursday. Please see the materials under the “Resources by Unit” link above. Any of these videos or activities will … Continue reading Week 6 – Unit 1 Test and beginning of CoGAT/ IOWA testing
This week we are extending previously taught skills with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative integers to performing these math operations with positive and negative decimals and fractions. We will emphasize using a number line and equations to solve these problems. For additional videos and practice, please see my posts under “Resources by … Continue reading Week 5 – Operations with Rational Numbers
Open House for seventh grade is this Thursday, August 24th, between 6 and 8 pm. You will go through a shortened version of your child’s schedule, so you will be able to meet all his or her teachers. I will be reviewing my syllabus, classroom procedures, and math topics for seventh grade. I hope to … Continue reading Open House is this Thursday!
This week we are learning the rules for multiplying and dividing integers. We are using the properties of operations (such as the commutative, distributive, associative, identity, and zero properties) to help us understand and solve these problems. Students will have homework Monday through Thursday on their homework paper. I will stamp the paper on days … Continue reading Week 4 – Multiplying and Dividing Integers
This week we will continue with adding integers and learn to subtract integers. We will also review absolute value. We have been using counters and number lines to help learn the concepts. For extra resources, see my videos under the link above, “Seventh Grade Math Resources by Unit.” Look under Unit 1, Week Three. Students will … Continue reading Week Three – Adding and Subtracting Integers
The students have had a great start to the new school year. I have enjoyed meeting them, and I look forward to getting to know each student better as the year progresses. We have studied rational numbers and begun learning to add and subtract integers (positive and negative whole numbers.) Here is some basic information … Continue reading Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year
Students: As we wind down this year, I want to wish everyone a great summer. After you relax and have fun, please plan in some time to help you get ready for eighth grade. I recommend that you focus on improving your skills with solving one and two step equations and performing math operations using positive and negative numbers. … Continue reading Happy Summer!
Integer Review Sites: Adding Integers: http://www.mathnook.com/math/alien-math-integer-addition.html http://www.arcademics.com/games/spider-match/spider-match.html Subtracting Integers: http://www.mathnook.com/math/alien-math-integer-subtraction.html Multiplying Integers: http://www.mathnook.com/math/alien-math-integer-multiplication.html Dividing Integers: http://www.mathnook.com/math/alien-math-integer-division.html Mixed Practice: http://www.mathnook.com/math/bike-racing-math-integer.html http://www.mathnook.com/math/brainracerfractionint.html