Week of December 3, 2018

December3

This is going to be the week where EVERYTHING we have learned in Unit 5 will now make sense! We’ll be deriving equations from two points as well as applying this knowledge to real world situations.

Monday 12/3:
Learning Target: I can derive an equation in slope intercept form when given the slope and a coordinate.

We learned how to algebraically derive equations in Slope Intercept Form when only a point and the slope are given.

Here are two videos that do a great job explaining this:

How will I be assessed:

Finish Equations from a Slope and a Point here: Deriving-Equation-from-Point-and-Slope-12w9llx-rn1j8o

Math 8 – Choose any 6 problems from the back of the handout distributed in class today.

Tuesday 12/4:

Students worked on the following IXL assignments which are due this Friday:

Advanced Math 8:  Y.1, Y.2 and Y.6

Math 8: Y.1 and Y.2

Wednesday 12/5:

Learning Target: I can derive an equation in slope intercept form when given two points.

We continued with finding the equation of a line in the form of y = mx + b when two points are given.

This video shows how to do this:

How will I be assessed: Finish “Equation of a Line” here:

Linear Equations HW03-zdimtl

Thursday 12/6:

Learning Target: I can derive an equation in slope intercept form from a graph and when given two points.

Quizzes were returned. We continued to practice writing equations in slope intercept form when given a graph.

This video sums up just about everything for the quiz tomorrow:

How will I be assessed: Finish Finding equations from graphs here: Finding Equations from Graphs Thursday 2019-23rbqg2 & Finding Equations from Graphs b Thursday 2019-1l6in6e Quiz tomorrow on this material (look over quiz as well).

Algebra-Worksheet-3-13-KEY-1rze25x-16r0nhg

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Week of November 26, 2018

November26

Welcome back! And I mean it! We jumped right into the next section of Unit 5, Slope intercept form! Great job and stick with it. Keep in mind we’ll have a quiz Friday on this material.

Monday 11/26:

Learning Target: I can write equations from standard form to slope intercept form.

We picked up right were we left off. Writing equations in slope intercept form is quite easy if you are comfortable with solving equations.

The following PowerPoint was used: Video Tutorial PowerPoint-1ze43b5

Guided Notes from the PowerPoint are here: Solving for y guided notes-1830bis

This video demonstrates how to place equations to slope intercept form:

https://youtu.be/pa6qmB4zUAw?t=977

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish 1 – 5  & 11 – 15 from here: Standard to Slope Intercept Form b 2019-1ywgewt

Adv M8: Do 6 – 10 & 16 – 20 from here: Standard to Slope Intercept Form b 2019-1ywgeyn

Tuesday 11/27:

Learning Target: I can write equations from standard form to slope intercept form.

Another day of practice was needed when writing equations to slope intercept form. Homework was reviewed and corrected.

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Do 2–  30 even –  Standard to Slope Intercept form here: Standard Form to Slope-Intercept Form 2019 30 Questions-2o2swi2

Adv M8: D0 1 – 29 odd  – Standard to Slope Intercept Form here: Standard Form to Slope-Intercept Form 2019 30 Questions-2o2swix

Wednesday 11/28:

Learning Target: I can graph linear equations on the coordinate plane.

Great job! I think you now realize why it is so important to know slope intercept form. This makes graphing amazingly easy!

Here is a tutorial on how to do it:

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish both Sketching Lines from Equations front-1pyzey8Sketching Lines from Equations M8-1emnogh

Adv M8: Finish both Sketching Lines from Equations front-1pyzez0Sketching Lines from Equations adv M8-1nznuga

Thursday 11/29:

Learning Target: I can write equations in slope intercept form and graph equations from slope intercept form on the coordinate plane.

We reviewed for the quiz tomorrow. Here is a video that shows you how to graph linear equations:

This one show s how to place an equation to slope intercept form:

How will I be assessed:

Finish the review for the quiz here: Slope Intercept Form Worksheet 2 Review-1mg94d0 Quiz tomorrow on this material.

 

 

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Week of November 12, 2018

November12

We have begun the new week with a new Unit, Linear Functions! The material in this unit is not to be taken lightly. All assignments need to be completed in full each day. If you are absent, you missed something important. The Unit 4 Tests from Friday will be returned soon!

Monday 11/12:

Learning Target: I can determine the slope of a line when given two points.
We discussed slope and how everything has some type of slope incorporated into it (there are four types).

We used this PowerPoint: 4 Types of Slope-1r4vc1g
We practiced calculating slope using the formula when given two points.

This video can help:

https://youtu.be/lRrdUNh3s6

How will I be assessed: Complete Slope Between Two Points here: Slope From Two Points 2019-12fz90r

 

Tuesday 11/13:

Learning Target: I can find the slope from a graph using rise over run.

Slope was found using rise/run. This method is useful when a line is graphed on a coordinate plane.

This video can help:

How will I be assessed:

Finish Slope From Two Points 2019-12g14pv & Slope from Two Points b 2019-2iw0rwt & Slope – Rise and Run 2019-1tpa209 & Slope – Rise and Run b-1q8zkjx

 

Wednesday 11/14:

Learning Target: I can find the slope of a line.

We learned how to create a line when given a point and a slope as well as review identifying slope from a graph.

Here’s a video for creating a line when given the slope and a point:

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finding Slope of the Roof 2019-1c10cyi

Adv M8: Slope from a Graph Adv M8 2019-28fhw01 & Slope From a Graph Adv M8 b 2019-1fxd4o7

 

Thursday 11/15:

Learning Target: I can find slope when given a table.

After reviewing the homework, we learned how to calculate slope from a table.

This video can help:

How will I be assessed: Finish Assignment 12: Slope from Two Points here: Slope from Two Points and Tables-1sro449

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Week of November 5th, 2018

November8

Unit 4 is already coming to a close! Quizzes on Functions will be returned this week, we have off on Tuesday, a CTLS Test will be given Thursday, and our Unit 4 Functions Test is Friday.

Monday 11/5:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation is a function and whether or not it is linear.

Students complete practice problems/review for the test on Friday.

How will I be assessed: Finish the following: Unit 4 Review-1c9yqahFunctions Super Table M8 p2-1ykofx4 & Functions word search-1qs8nzr

 

Tuesday 11/6: No School

 

Wednesday 11/7:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation has a proportional linear relationship.

Quizzes were returned and corrected. Students learned how to determine if a relation has a proportional linear relationship.

How will I be assessed: CTLS Unit 4 Functions is tomorrow!

Math 8: Finish Workbook pages 490, 491 & 493

Adv M8: Finish Workbook pages 490, 491, 493, 494

 

Thursday 11/8:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation is a function and whether or not it is linear.

Good day today to all! We had a nice Milestone warmup and reviewed  for the CTLS Test on Functions AND the Unit 4 Test for tomorrow. Afterwards we took the CTLS Test for Unit 4.

How will I be assessed: No homework. Look over your quiz and study guide to prepare for the Unit 4 Functions Test tomorrow.

 

Friday 11/9: No homework. Unit 4 Functions Test taken today.

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Week of October 29, 2018

October29

Functions are easy, right? I think so. Everyone seems to be grasping functions quite well. Keep up the good work! Look out for a quiz on Friday containing everything about linear & nonlinear functions.

Monday 10/29:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation is a function through tables, graphs and equations.

We continued to work on how to determine if a relation is a function. Students were given the opportunity to complete the assignment from Friday in class today AND complete the new task.

Unit 3 Volume Tests were returned today as well.

How will I be assessed: Finish Unit 4 functions here: Unit-4 Functions 2019-r7d4k0

 

Tuesday 10/30:

Learning Target: I can determine whether a function is linear or nonlinear.

We discovered the different characteristics of linear and nonlinear functions. Remember, just because a relation has a curve does NOT mean it’s not a function. Follow the rules and it will all fall into place.

The following Power Point was shown: Linear vs Nonlinear PP-144gcho

The following notes go with the PowerPoint: Linear vs. Non Linear Notes 2019-v8b95t

This video may help distinguish between the two:

How will I be assessed: Finish “Is My Relation a Function” here: Is My Relation A Function – Is My Function Linear 2019-y6785t

 

Wednesday 10/31:

Learning Target: I can determine whether a function is linear or nonlinear.

We continued with determining  whether a relation is a function and whether it is linear or nonlinear through graphs, tables and equations. Real-world situations were matched to appropriate graphs & tables.

How will I be assessed: Finish Linear and Nonlinear Functions here: Linear and NonLinear Functions-1k5eez2

 

Thursday 11/1:

Learning Target: I can determine whether a function is linear or nonlinear.

Students had the full period to review and catch up on any gaps concerning functions. Practice sheets were distributed and serve as a good review for the quiz tomorrow.

How will I be assessed: Finish the ALGEBRA Relations and Functions practice sheets here: ALGEBRA Relations and Functions-1e409ft

Quiz tomorrow on functions.

 

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Week of October 22, 2018

October22

Great news! We’re almost ready to start a Unit 4-Functions! Unfortunately there’s only one thing in our way, the unit 3 test for volume. If the quiz we just took is any indicator of how you will do, I’m not worried! Our Unit 3 Test will be Tuesday 10/23.

Monday 10/22:

Learning Target: I can find the volume (and composite volume) of cylinders, cones and spheres.

Quizzes were returned and corrected and a study guide was distributed. Students worked on the study guide in class.

How will I be assessed:

Finish the study guide here: Volume Review 2019-zccwzl .

Unit 3 Test tomorrow on volume. Look over the study guide!

 

Tuesday 10/23:

Learning Target: I can find the composite volume of cylinders, cones & spheres and apply this towards real-world situations.

Unit 3 Test on Volume was taken today, no homework.

 

Wednesday 10/24:

Learning Target: I can analyze unit 3 standards through CTLS

How will I be assessed: No homework. The CTLS was taken for Unit 3

 

Thursday 10/25:

Learning Target: I can analyze Unit 3 Standards through CTLS. I can identify both a relation and a function.

Great job today! It was a very, very busy day for us all. Students analyzed their errors on the CTLS test which was taken yesterday. It was interesting to see some of the incorrect responses and why they were chose.

Functions was introduced. The following PowerPoint was shown: Relations vs. Functions PP 2019-2bzsjb8

Notes were taken on this outline: Relations-vs-Functions-notes 2019-1zw1b4h

How will I be assessed:

Finish the 4.1 Relations & Functions here: Function worksheet 2019-2n81hk4

 

 

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Week of October 15, 2018

October15

Conference week is this week! That means shortened days and much to cover with very little time. We’ll certainly have a quiz on volume Tuesday.

Monday 10/15:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of cylinders, cones and spheres.

After the warmup, new workbooks were distributed. As a review for the quiz tomorrow, students worked on finding the volume of cylinders, cones and spheres.

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Workbook pages 395 + 402. Quiz tomorrow.

Adv M8: Workbook pages 395 + 403. Quiz tomorrow.

 

Tuesday 10/16:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder, cone and sphere.

Took a quiz today on volume.

How will I be assessed: No hw. Quiz taken.

 

Wednesday 10/17:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder, cone and sphere.

Students used their devices to access Kahoot! online. Great job everyone!

No Homework.

 

Thursday 10/18:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder, cone and sphere.

We started a class task which incorporates choices when solving problems involving volume and the Pythagorean Theorem.

How will I be assessed: Class Task was collected and will be returned tomorrow for completion. No homework.

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Week of October 8, 2018

October8

What  a way to end the quarter! Projects submitted  Friday looked great and so did the Pythagorean Theorem tests! Don’t forget we’re taking the PSAT Tuesday. We will NOT have a quiz Friday!

Monday 10/8:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cone.

The volume of a cone was discussed and everyone seemed to pick this up rather quickly!

This PowerPoint was shown: Volume of Spheres PP-1snh9eg

These notes were given with the PowerPoint: Volume of Spheres Notes-1wcnwxq

This video explains how to do it!

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish Volume of Spheres here: Volume of a Sphere M8-1zyx0xl

Adv M8: Finish Volume of Spheres here (changed directions to volume, not surface area): Volume of a Sphere Adv M8-2n6wd36

 

Tuesday 10/9:

Took PSAT. No hw.

 

Wednesday 10/10:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a hemisphere.

We discovered how to find the volume of a hemisphere. Since we are working with half of a sphere, all we have to do is find the volume of a whole sphere and divide by two.

This student shows how it’s done!:

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish “Volume of Sphere & Hemisphere” here: Volume of hemispheres M8-1egobo2        Choose 10 from the back of this: Volume of Cylinders, Cones & Spheres Review-1wr88tp

Adv M8: Finish “Volume of Sphere & Hemisphere” here: Volume of Hemispheres Adv M8-19cpyuf        Choose 10 from the back of this: Volume of Cylinders, Cones & Spheres Review-1wr88ur

 

Thursday 10/11:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of hemispheres

We continued with hemispheres by completing the practice sheet “Volume of Sphere & Hemisphere” from yesterday for extra credit. Students also complete a Ticket Out of the Door before leaving.

How will I be assessed: No homework.

 

Friday 10/12:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of composite solids.

Volume of composite solids containing spheres, cones and cylinders were found. CTLS answers were uploaded from Unit 2.

This video demonstrates what is needed to find composite volume:

How will I be assessed: No homework. The following was submitted before the end of the period: Volume-of-Composite-Solids-2019-1t03yly& Volume of Cylinder Cone Sphere Real World -z2zbaq

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Week of October 1, 2019

October1

October is now here! This means Quarter is coming to a close. We have much to do and have opportunities to increase grades. Did you do your project? Although it is optional, your grade can significantly increase. The project is due October 5th and will count as a test grade.

Monday 10/1:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder.

We did a small review of the Pythagorean Theorem. Afterwards volume of cylinders was covered.

The following PowerPoint was discussed: Volume of Cylinder PP 2019-23u349o

The following notes assisted the PowerPoint: Volume of Cylinder Notes PP 2019-1g8k9jq

This video enhances what we learned. Remember, multiplication is commutative (order in which you multiply doesn’t matter):

 

How will I be assessed: Finish Volume – Cylinder practice sheet here: Volume Cylinders A 2019-178ofij  & Volume_Cylinders_B 2019-1yes62c. Don’t forget, quiz on the Pythagorean Theorem is tomorrow. Projects are do Friday!

 

Tuesday 10/2:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cone.

We took a quiz on the Pythagorean Theorem. Afterwards, students discovered for themselves the formula for finding the volume of a cone.

This PowerPoint may help: Volume of Cones PP 2019-2azhvmw

Guided notes for the PowerPoint are here: Volume of Cones Guided Notes 2019-2h0caxf

The following video demonstrates this:

How will I be assessed: Projects are due Friday!

Math 8: Finish Volume of a Cone practice sheet here: Volume of a Cone M8 2019-22v5bc6

Adv M8: Finish Volume of a Cone practice sheet here: Volume of Cones Adv M8 2019-2894txb

 

Wednesday 10/3:

Learning Target: I can find missing lengths of cones and cylinders when given the volume.

Students discovered how to work backwards to find either the height or radius of cones and cylinders when volume is given.

How will I be assessed: Finish Cylinders and Cones-2keyh2k. This study guide: Unit 3 Study Guide 2019-2njn4bc was distributed for the test on Friday.

 

Thursday 10/4:

Learning Target: I can find the missing side of a right triangle.

Quizzes were returned/corrected and the study guide was fully reviewed in class. Students had their choice as to how they wanted to prepare for tomorrow’s test.

How will I be assessed: No homework. Study for the Pythagorean Unit Test. Also, projects are due tomorrow.

 

Friday 10/5: 

Learning Target: I can show mastery of the Pythagorean Theorem by taking the Unit 3 test.

The Unit 3 Pythagorean Theorem Test was taken. Also, optional projects were due and collected today.

How will I be assessed: No homework. The last summative assessment was taken for the quarter, Unit 3 Test.

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Week of September 17, 2018

September18

We’ve really come a long way with the Pythagorean Theorem! The uses are endless and very practical if you give it a chance. This week we will continue with the theorem, take the Cobb County CTLS test for Unit 2 on Tuesday/Wednesday, and review Thursday/Friday before our much needed break!

Don’t forget, there is an optional Pythagorean Anchor Project Due October 5th. The rubric is here: Pythagorean Theorem Anchor Rubric-25k8he6

Project examples;

Monday 9/17:

Learning Target: I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find missing sides of right triangles.

We viewed a video tutorial on why the Pythagorean Theorem works and the many real world situations as to why it is useful

How will I be assessed: Finish Using the Pythagorean Theorem-15etzfrWarm-ups Pythag-y53pqt

 

Tuesday 9/18:

Learning Target: I can show master of Unit 2 material through the CTLS test.

We took the Cobb County CTLS Test for Unit 2 today. We’ll continue tomorrow. No homework.

 

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Week of September 10, 2018

September10

This week we will start Unit 3 “Geometric Applications of Exponents”! I don’t know about you but I’m ready for the Pythagorean Theorem and just something a little different. Keep in mind we will have to apply what we learned previously to Unit 3.

Also, Pythagorean Theorem Anchor Project Rubric is here: Pythagorean Theorem Anchor Rubric-1hkib46

Projects are due Friday October 5th. These will count as a test grade and are voluntary.

Monday 9/10:

Learning Target: I can determine solutions to linear equations as one, none, or infinite.

After completing the warmup on multistep equations, students were given an opportunity to receive extra credit towards their tests from Friday. If you were absent today you be able to complete this assignment in class only when you return.

Tests will be returned Wednesday.

How will I be assessed: No homework. Students submitted the 15 question extra credit assignment as they left class.

 

Tuesday 9/11:

Learning Target: I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the length of any missing side in a right triangle.

Students learned how to use the Pythagorean Theorem when finding missing sides of right triangles. The following videos explain it all:

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish Pythagorean Theorem M8-1frlh71. Show all steps!

Adv M8: Finish Pythagorean Theorem Adv M8-1lq29hk. Show all steps!

 

Wednesday 9/12:

Learning Target: I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-world situations.

Tests from Friday were returned and corrected. Afterwards, we discussed how the Pythagorean Theorem can be used in practical real-world situations.

This video demonstrates some situations:

 

How will I be assessed: Finish Pythagorean Real Life Situations-1aykyjb

 

Thursday 9/13:

Learning Target: I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points.

Students discovered another way to use the Pythagorean Theorem. Yes, to find the distance between two points on the coordinate plane.

 

Advanced Math 8 also used the distance formula (which is the Pythagorean Theorem written a different way).

This video might help with that:

How will I be assessed: 

Math 8: Do 1-12 from here: Distance Between Two Points-poolag

Adv M8: Finish this: Distance Between Two Points-poolbo

 

Friday 9/14:

Learning Target: I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find missing sides of right triangles.

Homework collected yesterday was returned and reviewed. Students then took a practice quiz on the Pythagorean Theorem. Students graded each other’s quizzes and made helpful comments on areas needing improvement.

Also, rubrics were distributed for the Pythagorean Anchor Project due Friday October 5. This project is not mandatory. However, it’s a great extra credit opportunity to increase your test average.

How will I be assessed: 

No hw. Students received a 100% daily grade for completion and correction of the practice quizzes.

Practice quizzes are here: Pythagorean Theorem Practice Quiz-z68wm1

Rubrics for the project are here: Pythagorean Theorem Anchor Rubric-1hkib46

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Week of November 12, 2018

November12

We have begun the new week with a new Unit, Linear Functions! The material in this unit is not to be taken lightly. All assignments need to be completed in full each day. If you are absent, you missed something important. The Unit 4 Tests from Friday will be returned soon!

Monday 11/12:

Learning Target: I can determine the slope of a line when given two points.
We discussed slope and how everything has some type of slope incorporated into it (there are four types).

We used this PowerPoint: 4 Types of Slope-1r4vc1g
We practiced calculating slope using the formula when given two points.

This video can help:

https://youtu.be/lRrdUNh3s6

How will I be assessed: Complete Slope Between Two Points here: Slope From Two Points 2019-12fz90r

Tuesday 11/13:

Learning Target: I can find the slope from a graph using rise over run.

Slope was found using rise/run. This method is useful when a line is graphed on a coordinate plane.

This video can help:

How will I be assessed:

Finish Slope From Two Points 2019-12g14pv & Slope from Two Points b 2019-2iw0rwt & Slope – Rise and Run 2019-1tpa209 & Slope – Rise and Run b-1q8zkjx

Wednesday 11/14:

Learning Target: I can find the slope of a line.

We learned how to create a line when given a point and a slope as well as review identifying slope from a graph.

Here’s a video for creating a line when given the slope and a point:

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finding Slope of the Roof 2019-1c10cyi

Adv M8: Slope from a Graph Adv M8 2019-28fhw01 & Slope From a Graph Adv M8 b 2019-1fxd4o7

Thursday 11/15:

Learning Target: I can find slope when given a table.

After reviewing the homework, we learned how to calculate slope from a table.

This video can help:

How will I be assessed: Finish Assignment 12: Slope from Two Points here: Slope from Two Points and Tables-1sro449

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Week of November 5, 2018

November5

Unit 4 is already coming to a close! Quizzes on Functions will be returned this week, we have off on Tuesday, a CTLS Test will be given Thursday, and our Unit 4 Functions Test is Friday.

Monday 11/5:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation is a function and whether or not it is linear.

Students complete practice problems/review for the test on Friday.

How will I be assessed: Finish the following: Unit 4 Review-1c9yqahFunctions Super Table M8 p2-1ykofx4 & Functions word search-1qs8nzr

Tuesday 11/6: No School

 

Wednesday 11/7:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation has a proportional linear relationship.

Quizzes were returned and corrected. Students learned how to determine if a relation has a proportional linear relationship.

How will I be assessed: CTLS Unit 4 Functions is tomorrow!

Math 8: Finish Workbook pages 490, 491 & 493

Adv M8: Finish Workbook pages 490, 491, 493, 494

 

Thursday 11/8:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation is a function and whether or not it is linear.

Good day today to all! We had a nice Milestone warmup and reviewed  for the CTLS Test on Functions AND the Unit 4 Test for tomorrow. Afterwards we took the CTLS Test for Unit 4.

How will I be assessed: No homework. Look over your quiz and study guide to prepare for the Unit 4 Functions Test tomorrow.

 

Friday 11/9:

No homework. Unit 4 Functions Test taken today.

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Week of October 29, 2018

October29

Functions are easy, right? I think so. Everyone seems to be grasping functions quite well. Keep up the good work! Look out for a quiz on Friday containing everything about linear & nonlinear functions.

Monday 10/29:

Learning Target: I can determine if a relation is a function through tables, graphs and mapping diagrams.

We continued to work on how to determine if a relation is a function. Students were given the opportunity to complete the assignment from Friday in class today AND complete the new task.

Unit 3 Volume Tests were returned today as well.

How will I be assessed: Finish Unit 4 functions here: Unit-4 Functions 2019-r7d4k0

Tuesday 10/30:

Learning Target: I can determine whether a function is linear or nonlinear.

We discovered the different characteristics of linear and nonlinear functions. Remember, just because a relation has a curve does NOT mean it’s not a function. Follow the rules and it will all fall into place.

The following Power Point was shown: Linear vs Nonlinear PP-144gcho

The following notes go with the PowerPoint: Linear vs. Non Linear Notes 2019-v8b95t

This video may help distinguish between the two:

How will I be assessed: Finish “Is My Relation a Function” here: Is My Relation A Function – Is My Function Linear 2019-y6785t

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Week of October 22, 2018

October22

Great news! We’re almost ready to start a Unit 4-Functions! Unfortunately there’s only one thing in our way, the unit 3 test for volume. If the quiz we just took is any indicator of how you will do, I’m not worried! Our Unit 3 Test will be Tuesday 10/23.

Monday 10/22:

Learning Target: I can find the volume (and composite volume) of cylinders, cones and spheres.

Quizzes were returned and corrected and a study guide was distributed. Students worked on the study guide in class.

How will I be assessed:

Finish the study guide here: Volume Review 2019-zccwzl . Solutions are here:

Unit 3 Test tomorrow on volume. Look over the study guide!

Tuesday 10/23:

Learning Target: I can find the composite volume of cylinders, cones & spheres and apply this towards real-world situations.

Unit 3 Test on Volume was taken today, no homework.

Wednesday 10/24:

Learning Target: I can analyze unit 3 standards through CTLS

How will I be assessed: No homework. The CTLS was taken for Unit 3

Thursday 10/25:

Learning Target: I can analyze Unit 3 Standards through CTLS. I can identify both a relation and a function.

Great job today! It was a very, very busy day for us all. Students analyzed their errors on the CTLS test which was taken yesterday. It was interesting to see some of the incorrect responses and why they were chose.

Functions was introduced. The following PowerPoint was shown: Relations vs. Functions PP 2019-2bzsjb8

Notes were taken on this outline: Relations-vs-Functions-notes 2019-1zw1b4h

How will I be assessed:

Finish the 4.1 Relations & Functions here: Function worksheet 2019-2n81hk4

 

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Week of October 15, 2018

October15

Conference week is this week! That means shortened days and much to cover with very little time. We’ll certainly have a quiz on volume Tuesday.

Monday 10/15:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of cylinders cones and spheres.

After the warmup, new workbooks were distributed. As a review for the quiz tomorrow, students worked on finding the volume of cylinders, cones and spheres.

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Workbook pages 395 + 402. Quiz tomorrow.

Adv M8: Workbook pages 395 + 402. Quiz tomorrow.

Tuesday 10/16:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder, cone and sphere.

Took a quiz today on volume.

How will I be assessed: No hw. Quiz taken.

Wednesday 10/17:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder, cone and sphere.

Students used their devices to access Kahoot! online. Great job everyone!

No Homework.

Thursday 10/18:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder, cone and sphere.

We started a class task which incorporates choices when solving problems involving volume and the Pythagorean Theorem.

How will I be assessed: Class Task was collected and will be returned tomorrow for completion. No homework.

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Week of October 8, 2018

October8

What  a way to end the quarter! Projects submitted  Friday looked great and so did the Pythagorean Theorem tests! Don’t forget we’re taking the PSAT Tuesday and will have a quiz Friday on volume.

Monday 10/8:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cone.

The volume of a cone was discussed and everyone seemed to pick this up rather quickly!

This PowerPoint was shown: Volume of Spheres PP-1snh9eg

These notes were given with the PowerPoint: Volume of Spheres Notes-1wcnwxq

This video explains how to do it!

 

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish Volume of Spheres here: Volume of a Sphere M8-1zyx0xl

Adv M8: Finish Volume of Spheres here (changed directions to volume, not surface area): Volume of a Sphere Adv M8-2n6wd36

Tuesday 10/9:

Took PSAT. No hw.

Wednesday 10/10:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a hemisphere.

We discovered how to find the volume of a hemisphere. Since we are working with half of a sphere, all we have to do is find the volume of a whole sphere and divide by two.

This student shows how it’s done!:

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish “Volume of Sphere & Hemisphere” here:         Choose 8 from the back.

Adv M8: Finish “Volume of Sphere & Hemisphere” here:         Choose 8 from the back.

Thursday 10/11:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of hemispheres

We continued with hemispheres by completing the practice sheet “Volume of Sphere & Hemisphere” from yesterday for extra credit. Students also completed a Ticket Out of the Door before leaving.

How will I be assessed: No homework.

Friday 10/12:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of composite solids.

Volume of composite solids containing spheres, cones and cylinders were found. CTLS answers were uploaded from Unit 2.

This video demonstrates what is needed to find composite volume:

 

How will I be assessed:  Complete the following Volume of Composite Solid assignment, if you did not turn in before the end of class today: Volume-of-Composite-Solids-2019-1t03yly& Volume of Cylinder Cone Sphere Real World -z2zbaq

 

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Week of October 1, 2018

October1

October is now here! This means Quarter is coming to a close. We have much to do and have opportunities to increase grades. Did you do your project? Although it is optional, your grade can significantly increase. The project is due October 5th and will count as a test grade.

Monday 10/1:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cylinder.

We did a small review of the Pythagorean Theorem. Afterwards volume of cylinders was covered.

The following PowerPoint was discussed: Volume of Cylinder PP 2019-23u349o

The following notes assisted the PowerPoint: Volume of Cylinder Notes PP 2019-1g8k9jq

This video enhances what we learned. Remember, multiplication is commutative (order in which you multiply doesn’t matter):

 

 

How will I be assessed: Finish Volume – Cylinder practice sheet here:

Volume Cylinders A 2019-178ofij  & Volume_Cylinders_B 2019-1yes62c.

Projects are do Friday!

Tuesday 10/2:

Learning Target: I can find the volume of a cone.

Students discovered for themselves the formula for finding the volume of a cone.

This PowerPoint may help: Volume of Cones PP 2019-2azhvmw

Guided notes for the PowerPoint are here: Volume of Cones Guided Notes 2019-2h0caxf

The following video demonstrates this:

How will I be assessed: Projects are due Friday!

Math 8: Finish Volume of a Cone practice sheet here: Volume of a Cone M8 2019-22v5bc6

Adv M8: Finish Volume of a Cone practice sheet here: Volume of Cones Adv M8 2019-2894txb

Wednesday 10/3:

Learning Target: I can find missing lengths of cones and cylinders when given the volume.

Students discovered how to work backwards to find either the height or radius of cones and cylinders when volume is given.

 

How will I be assessed: Finish Cylinders and Cones-2keyh2k. This study guide: Unit 3 Study Guide 2019-2njn4bc was distributed for the test on Friday.

Thursday 10/4:

Learning Target: I can find the missing side of a right triangle.

Quizzes were returned/corrected and the study guide was fully reviewed in class. Students had their choice as to how they wanted to prepare for tomorrow’s test.

How will I be assessed: No homework. Study for the Pythagorean Unit Test. Also, projects are due tomorrow.

Friday 10/5: 

Learning Target: I can show mastery of the Pythagorean Theorem by taking the Unit 3 test.

The Unit 3 Pythagorean Theorem Test was taken. Also, optional projects were due and collected today.

How will I be assessed: No homework. The last summative assessment was taken for the quarter, Unit 3 Test.

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Week of September 17, 2018

September17

We’ve really come a long way with the Pythagorean Theorem! The uses are endless and very practical if you give it a chance. This week we will continue with the theorem, take the Cobb County CTLS test for Unit 2 on Tuesday/Wednesday, and review Thursday/Friday before our much needed break!

Don’t forget, there is an optional Pythagorean Anchor Project Due October 5th. The rubric is here: Pythagorean Theorem Anchor Rubric-25k8he6

Project examples;

Monday 9/17:

Learning Target: I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find missing sides of right triangles.

We viewed a video tutorial on why the Pythagorean Theorem works and the many real world situations as to why it is useful

How will I be assessed: Finish Using the Pythagorean Theorem-15etzfrWarm-ups Pythag-y53pqt

Tuesday 9/18:

Learning Target: I can show master of Unit 2 material through the CTLS test.

We took the Cobb County CTLS Test for Unit 2 today. We’ll continue tomorrow. No homework.

Wednesday 9/19:

Learning Target: I can show master of Unit 2 material through the CTLS test.

Students continued working on the Cobb County CTLS Test for Unit 2 today.

How will I be assessed: Complete the handout that was given in class today.

Thursday 9/20:

Learning Target: I can find the missing side lengths in a right triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

We completed the review handout for Friday’s quiz in class which counted as a class grade.

pythagorean_theorem_worksheet-1jvsbzf

How will I be assessed:  No homework. Students received a 100% daily grade by completing the review handout in class.

 

 

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