Week of 10-15

Standards:

6.RP.3c.  Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.

 

Upcoming Events:

  1. Parent/teacher conference week; students dismiss at 1:30 p.m.
  2. Unit 2B Test next week. (topics: rate, unit rate and percent)

The Unit 2B study guide is posted as part of the homework for Thursday!!

 

Weekly Game Plan:

Monday:  Students will be introduced to the relationship of decimals, fractions and percent.  Notes that were given are pictured below along with the video links from class.

Homework:  Percent Conversion Practice page   PercentConversionPracticeHW-25e0u7a

Homework Answers:

Notes from Class:

Video links from class:  

›https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeVSmq1Nrpw

›https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmVfZ9o-2gg&list=PLUPEBWbAHUswc_ZkzMMTWbtx6ofZmVLfO&index=2  (Watch from 0 to 5:36 minutes and 6:11 to 7:05)

Tuesday:  Students will continue to learn about percent by finding the part of a whole in order to solve real-world problems. (tip, tax, sales price, etc.)

Homework:  Complete practice tic-tac-toe questions 1-12 and fill in tic-tac-toe board, if incomplete

Homework Answers:

Class notes:

percent of a number tic tac toe-2j2up9t

Video from class:  

›https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR95Cbcjzus&list=PLUPEBWbAHUswc_ZkzMMTWbtx6ofZmVLfO&index=3

Wednesday:  Students will practice finding percent of a number using application worksheet and white boards.

Homework:  Page 318 #s 1, 3, 4, Page 319 #s 9 and 10

Thursday:  Students will complete real-world percent problems with a partner. “Percent problem solving”.

Homework:  Finish practice problems from class;  Begin working on rate/percent study guide, due Monday.  Bring study guide to class tomorrow!   Good Extra Practice:  Page 318 #s 1, 3, 4, Page 319 #s 9 and 10

Homework Answers  

Study Guide:  StudyGuide(rateandpercents)-undvyf   

Friday:   Percent task: Planning a Trip.

Homework:   Finish study guide and begin reviewing for test next week.

 

 

Week of October 8, 2018

Standards to be covered:

6.RP.2 Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b ≠ 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship.

 

6.RP.3 Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems utilizing strategies such as tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams (bar models), double number line diagrams, and/or equations.

Upcoming Events:

  1. Parent/Teacher Conference Week is next week. Be sure to have signed up with your student’s first period teacher!
  2. Unit 2A Retake is Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. Students must return the letter attached to their study guide, complete the study guide, and attend tutoring on Tuesday.

 

Game Plan for the Week:

Monday:  Students will learn what a rate is and how to use it to find a unit rate.  Notes were taken and are attached.

Homework:  page 203, #6 and 7; page 205, #16 and 17

Notes From Class:

 

Homework Answers:

Tuesday:  Students will continue to work on unit rate by completing a comparison shopping task.

Homework:  Complete Unit Rate Practice B worksheet in MSG.  Pick even or odd #s.  For #9 and #10 round answers to the nearest hundredths place, if needed.

Notes from class:

Homework Answers:

RETAKE STUDY GUIDE ANSWERS

Wednesday:  The study of unit rate continues with practice using unit rate problem solving activity with a partner.

Homework: do any homework that you have failed to do this week.  You will have a graded assignment Friday and practice is needed.

In  class activity:

Thursday:  (early release day)  Students will complete and activity where they must find their partners using unit rate.

Homework:  finish class assignment

Friday:  students will work on a task using unit rate to earn their first grade for the new marking period.

Homework:  NONE

Unit 2A Test remediation/retake information

Today students completed their test for unit 2A.  If they finished the test, the score is in the gradebook for viewing.  Students who are not satisfied with their score/overall average due to the test have the opportunity to retake the assessment.

Here is the plan:

  1.  Complete the remediation study guide  Unit 2A Remediation Study Guide-zcl8nf
  2. Attend tutoring on Tuesday morning at 8:15 a.m. (bring the study guide attached above)
  3. Take the retest Wednesday morning at 8:15 a.m.  (if this time is not possible, then students can come during homeroom or take the retest in class)

Please print and sign the letter attached to acknowledge that you have been made aware of the process.  Thanks so much!

Letter:  Unit 2A Retake letter-29vfawb

PLEASE NOTE:  If your student didn’t complete the assessment, there is no grade recorded.  They need to come see me at 8:15 a.m. Monday morning and/or during homeroom to complete the test.  

Week of October 1, 2018

Standards to be covered:

6.RP.1 Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

6.RP.3 Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems utilizing strategies such as tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams (bar models), double number line diagrams, and/or equations.

Upcoming Events:

  • 6th grade fiesta on Thursday. Students must have a permission slip to attend. (given in homeroom today) Free to PTSA members and $10 for non-members
  • Unit 2A Assessment on Friday (study guide given today)
  • TUTORING: Since we have a test Friday, I will tutor Tuesday AND Thursday this week.  Same time, same place!
  • October 15-19 is conference week. Sign up for a time with your child’s FIRST period teacher only.

Game Plan:

Monday:  students will learn to use a proportion to do simple conversions.

Homework:  Unit 2A study guide (due Wednesday)

Notes from today’s class:

Tuesday:  Students will review all information on ratios, proportions and conversions with proportions review working with a partner.  There will be a graded exit ticket in the last 10 minutes of class.

Homework:  Unit 2A study guide (due on Wednesday)

Notes from Class:

Wednesday:  Review continues with a scavenger hunt.

Homework:  study for unit test with USA Test prep assignment.  Also, be sure your MSG is in order for the Class Pets task in class tomorrow.

Study Guide Answers:

Scavenger Hunt  for Practice:

ScavengerHuntRatiosModifiedreallyeasy-pwf378

Ratio Video Links:  Remember to sign in as a guest! 

Video 1: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/ZF52X4X

Video 2: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/9MU2BW9

Video 3: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/VU8TC3Z/

Video 4: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/BPZCQUT/

Video 5: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/KPHFGRV/

Video 6: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/ZN89TVG/

 

 

Thursday:  Class Pets Task

Homework:  Study for your Unit 2A test tomorrow

Friday:  Students will take the Unit 2A test

Homework:  none

 

Conference Week 2018 (FIRST period only)

The week of October 15-19 is conference week.  In middle school things work a bit differently.  You will meet with your students first period teacher only.

If your student is in my first period class, please sign up for a conference time using the link provided below:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4CAEA9229-parentteacher

Please be aware that you have three options for conference week:

1.  face-to-face

2.  Phone

3.  No conference needed at this time (please email me if this is your intention  [email protected] )

Week of September 17

Standards to be covered

6.RP.1 Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

6.RP.3 Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems utilizing strategies such as tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams (bar models), double number line diagrams, and/or equations.

 

Upcoming Events

  • No tutoring this week!
  • Unit 2 begins. Please bring earbuds/headphones for class Monday
  • Students can now use 4 function calculators in class. They may not be on your phone or watch.
  • Unit 2 test (first half) on October 5!
  • Conference week is October 15-19
  • Hawk time on September 21
  • Yearbooks are on sale for $35 through January 18. The price will increase after this date.

SUPER helpful resource:

Game Plan

Monday:  Students will take notes using Learnzillion to introduce ratios.

Ratios:  An Introduction  

Worksheet:  IntroToRatioNotesfromLearnZillionvideos[1]-2kqytuw

Using the following codes in the order given, watch the video and complete the notes:

PLEASE NOTE:  sign in as a guest using your first and last name.  

Video 1: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/ZF52X4X

Video 2: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/9MU2BW9

Video 3: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/VU8TC3Z/

Video 4: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/BPZCQUT/

Video 5: https://learnzillion.com/assignments/KPHFGRV/

Video 6:  https://learnzillion.com/assignments/ZN89TVG

Homework:  finish your notes using the links above.

Tuesday:  Students will continue to study ratios.

Homework:  Page 193 #s 12, 13, 14, 15 and 17.  Check your answers on the blog!

Homework Answers:

Wednesday:  Students will learn the different types of ratios and how to write them using data collected during class.

Ratio Challenge Problem:  Using the attached data, answer the seven questions we did in class today for all the students that were present for the activity.  If you answer it correctly, you will have a treat waiting for you!!

Ratios by the Class Full (Challenge)-2bgutal

Homework:  Review your notes and the videos listed under Monday.

Thursday:  Bad Date notes to learn equivalent ratios (just like equivalent fractions!)

Homework:  Textbook proportions, Page 243 #s 1 and 3, Page 246 #s 19 and 20, Page 231, #1 and 2, Page 232, #10 and 11, Page 234, #20.  Check your answers below!

Homework Answers:

Friday:  Students will learn how to use a table to solve a ratio problem.

Homework:  Enjoy your holiday!

 

Week of September 10

Standards to be covered:

NS.1 Interpret and compute quotients of fractions, and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. 

NS.2 Fluently divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm.

NS.3 Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.

NS.4 Find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers less than or equal to 100 and the least common multiple of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12. Use the distributive property to express the sum of two whole numbers 1-100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor.

Upcoming Events

Monday:  Open house for parents

Tuesday:  Tutoring at 8:15 a.m.  Please meet me at the theater

Wednesday:  Quiz over Distributive property, Least common multiple and Greatest common factor

Thursday and Friday:  School Dance task (summative task)

 

Game Plan

Monday:  students took notes on what the distributive property is and how to convert between standard form and distributive form.  (see notes below)

Video helphttps://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-arith-prop/pre-algebra-ditributive-property/v/the-distributive-property

Class Notes:

Homework:  page 402, #5; page 403, #8-10; page 405, #27-29 (Answers attached below); complete study guide

Homework Answers:

Tuesday:  students will continue to practice with distributive property using Pick-A-Ride

Homework:  review notes and USA test prep quizzes for formative assessment tomorrow (LCM, GCF and distributive property)

Pick a Ride:  PickaRideGCFLCMDistributiveProperty-1xqmf68

Study Guide Answers:

Wednesday:  quiz over lcm, gcf and distributive property

Homework:  Get your MSG in order for task tomorrow.  You will be allowed to use it!

Thursday:  School Dance Task (cannot be taken home; completed in class)

Homework:  review notes to prepare for finishing task

Friday:  School Dance Task (due by end of period)

Week of 9-4-18

Standards Covered:

NS.1 Interpret and compute quotients of fractions, and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

NS.4  Find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers less than or equal to 100 and the least common multiple of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12. Use the distributive property to express the sum of two whole numbers 1-100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor.

Upcoming Events:

Division of fractions quiz tomorrow

Picture day tomorrow

Hat day Friday ($1)

 

Game Plan

Monday:  No School

Tuesday:  Students will complete a versatile activity to practice their fraction division.

Homework:  Complete the USA Test Prep activity on your account for division with fractions and work the problems from the versatile activity attached below.

Wednesday:  Students will quiz over fraction division.

Homework:  Work on your Unit 1 study guide #1-13 only.

Thursday:  Students will take notes in their MSG on the list and sled methods for finding GCF and LCM.

Homework:  Page 166 #s 1, 2, 4 and 5.  Page 167 #s 1, 5 and 6.  Check homework answers on the blog. Work on study guide.

Notes from Class:

Homework Answers:

Friday:  Students will use LCM to solve word problems

Try these problems answers:

Homework:  page 166, #7 and page 170, #28 and #29 (answers above)  Work on study guide, all questions except #16

Week of August 27

Standards:

NS.1 Interpret and compute quotients of fractions, and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. 

NS.3 Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.

Upcoming Events:

Tutoring Tuesday morning at 8:15 a.m.  (Meet me in the theater)

Early release day this week Wednesday.

Picture Day is September 5

Fraction division quiz on Tuesday

Game Plan for the Week:

Monday:  Students will take a quiz over decimal operations.

Homework:  finish page 106, 1-6 if not done so in class

 

Tuesday:    Students will learn to model fraction division using fraction bars

Homework:  rewatch video on fraction division   https://learnzillion.com/assignments/RUF93VY

Notes from class:

Wednesday:  Students will learn the algorithm for fraction division using SOaR

Homework: Page 151 #1-3, 8 and 10 and Check HW answers on blog

Notes from class:

Homework Answers:

Thursday:  Students will continue to practice fraction division.

Homework:  page 159, #1, 2, 5;  USA test prep practice quiz on fraction division is available on your student account.

Homework Answers:

 

Friday:  Practice on fraction division with scavenger hunt

Homework:  prepare for your quiz Wednesday using USA test prep. (if you forgot your log-in information, you will find it on page 2 of your MSG.

Scavenger Hunt:  ScavengerHunt Frac Div-11qq5it