Week of May 14, 2018

May14

This is going to be quite a busy week! Our main concerns are the FINAL which is Tuesday and of course Field Day on Wednesday!

Monday 5/14: We corrected, reviewed and studied the Unit 8 Study Guide “Show What You Know.” Final exam is tomorrow.

Tuesday 5/15: No homework. We took the final exam.

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Week of May 7, 2018

May7

Just three weeks to go? Yes, believe it! As exciting as this sounds remember to keep up with your assignments. We will begin the week with Part 2 of the Unit 1 test and then prepare for the final which will be next week.

Monday 5/7: Review Unit 2 in preparation for upcoming final.

Tuesday 5/8: Finish the following study guide: Unit 8 – Show What You Know-1plazei  The final exam will be during the last week of school.

Wednesday 5/9: No hw. Review study guide for final. Students will take the MI tomorrow in the Media Center.

Thursday 5/3:

Learning Target: I can use angle relationships to find missing angle measures.

We continued with the performance task from yesterday. Students were also given a study guide for the upcoming test on Monday.

How will I be assessed: Performance Tasks were submitted and the following study guide was distributed: Unit 1 Study Guide P2-2am2u2i

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Week of April 30, 2018

April30

The end of the year is definitely here! There are so many things going on.  Students who were on the band trip will need to make up the test (and some work) from last week. Be aware that everyone will be doing a performance task this week which will also count as a test grade. There are many opportunities, are you taking them?

Monday 4/30: 

Learning Target: I can use angle relationships to find missing angle measures.

Students started a Performance Task based on angle relationships. This will count as a test grade and will be completed in class only. Also, any students who did not complete the Unit 1 test finished these today.

Advanced – City Project Task

Math 8 – Marietta Pizza Task

Tuesday 5/1: 

Learning Target: I can use angle relationships to find missing angle measures.

Students continued to work on performance task that will count as a test grade.

Wednesday 5/2: 

Learning Target: I can use angle relationships to find missing angle measures.

Students worked on study guides in preparation for Thursday’s Part B of the Unit 1 Test

How will I be assessed: Performance Tasks were submitted and the following study guide was distributed: Unit 1 Study Guide P2-2am2u2i

Thursday 5/3: 

Learning Target: I can use angle relationships to find missing angle measures.

Students took Part B of the Unit 1 test.  They also had an opportunity to complete performance tasks.

Friday 5/4: 

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Week of April 23, 2018

April23

We are now right at the 4 1/2 week mark! Progress Report grades will be posted Tuesday (Remember: this is totally online). The Unit 1 Test P1 will be given Wednesday. Afterwards we’ll prepare for Part 2.

Monday 4/23:

Learning Target: I can use angle relationships to find missing angle measures.

Students had the full period to work on two practice sheets which cover missing angles with triangles and parallel lines.

How will I be assessed: Finish the Angle Relationships Practice sheets distributed in class today here: Angle Relationships 2 page-1u3399n and don’t forget about the Unit 1 Test P1 on Wednesday. We’ll prepare for this tomorrow by returning the quiz and answering any questions on Similar Figures and Transformations.

Tuesday 4/24:

Learning Target: I can prepare and show mastery of transformations and similar figures for the test tomorrow.

A study guide was distributed and quizzes were returned/corrected. Look over this material for the Unit 1 Test, P1, tomorrow.

How will I be assessed: No homework. The study guide is here: Unit 1 Study Guide, v2-2141t4b . Solutions are here: Unit 1 Study Guide, v2 solutions-22judiv

Wednesday 4/25:

No hw. The Unit 1 Part 1 test was taken today.

Thursday 4/26:

Learning Target: I can use angle relationships and equations to find missing angle measures.

We practiced using equations to find missing angles with parallel lines crossed by transversals.

How will I be assessed: Finish Equations and Transversals-1rh8ikr

 

 

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Week of April 16, 2018

April16

One more day of testing! Makes you appreciate just a normal day doesn’t it! Well, we are almost to that point. Keep in mind we will have a quiz on Transformations and Similar figures on Friday and a Unit test afterwards. Some students believe we are going to sit around and do nothing. Trust me, there is much to do!

Monday 4/16:

Learning Target: I can use similar figures to solve real-world situations.

Students refreshed their memories of using similar triangles to find missing measurements.

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Finish Similar Triangles M8-21cgc2h

Adv M8: Finish Similar Triangles Adv M8-ybevzg

 

Tuesday 4/17:

Learning Target: I can identify transformations and use similar figures to find missing measures.

We are continuing to prep for our upcoming quiz on Friday. A review was distributed for students to work on in class and submit.

How will I be assessed: Finish Simillarity Congruence and Transformation Quiz Review-2exbsv8

 

Wednesday 4/18:

Learning Target: I can dilate a figure when given a scale factor.

Students created their own polygons and dilated them to specific scale factors. Dazzling Dilations was distributed and will count as a daily grade.

How will I be assessed: Finish Dazzling Dilations-13y51ct . Quiz Friday on Similar Figures and Transformations.

 

Thursday 4/19:

Learning Target: I can use similar figures to determine missing measures.

Study guides were returned and corrected for the quiz tomorrow. More practice was given towards finding missing measures using similar triangles.

How will I be assessed: Quiz tomorrow on transformations and similar figures. Finish Indirect Measurement-2iu6sar & Indirect Measurement 2-1d58l6l

 

Friday 4/20:

No homework. Students had the opportunity to prepare for the quiz during the beginning of the class period. Quiz was taken.

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Week of April 9, 2018

April9

This is our week! We have prepared, prepared more and are certainly prepared! Tuesday it starts……ELA. The math section will be Thursday. Be sure to ask any questions you may have as we review! Be sure to go back to any videos posted on the blog from the past. Remember, every new section covered throughout the year has a video tutorial to help!

Monday 4/9:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing mastery of Unit 6 material.

We corrected the Unit 5 study guide (distributed Friday before Spring Break). Study guides for Unit 6 were distributed.

How will I be assessed: Finish the Unit 6 Study Guide

Tuesday 4/10:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing mastery of Unit 7 material.

The Unit 6 study guide was corrected in class today. Afterwards, students worked on Unit 7 (our last!).

How will I be assessed: Finish the Unit 7 Study Guide here:  Systems Study Guide-2jjtxiq

Solutions are here: Systems Milestone Study Guide Solutions-1lmaa22

 

Wednesday 4/11:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing mastery of all Units!

We had an open review and covered System of Equations as well as angle relationships.

Crazy Triangles is a great way to incorporate all the rules pertaining to angle relationships:

Crazy Triangles 1 is hereCrazy Triangles!-2ghvinq with solutionshere: Crazy Triangles Solution-1vooh80

Crazy Triangles 2 is here: Crazy Triangles 2-10eokak with solutionshere: Crazy Triangles 2 Solutions-15xgj09

Here’s one we didn’t cover in class for you to practice:

Crazy Triangles 3 is here: Crazy Triangles 3-v15kc8

Thursday 4/12:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing mastery of all Units.

I would like to first say GREAT JOB with taking the Milestone today! Many of you stated it was EASY! That’s what I like to hear!

I decided to make Crazy Triangles 3 an extra credit assignment and distributed it in class today since all of you didn’t do it from the blog yesterday.

How will I be assessed: For extra credit finish Crazy Triangles 3-v15kc8Tic Tac Toe Assessment Pyathagorean Theorem-2l109ye

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Week of March 26, 2108

March26

Review for the Milestone is now upon us! We will review one unit per day this week starting with (you guessed it) Unit 1 – Transformations, Congruence and Similarity. This should be easy since we actually just covered the material. Anything we distribute and cover is extremely important. Grades are going to be heavily based on the work done in class.

Monday 3/26:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing mastery of Unit 1 material.

Students were given the study guide that would normally be given for the Unit 1 test. This was reviewed in class and will help with the Milestone. In addition, a take home quiz was given “Figuring Dilations.”

How will I be assessed: Look over the Unit 1 study guide here: Unit 1 Test Corrections-26op4iy and finish the take home quiz Figuring Dilations here: Figuring Dilations-wy4iqh

Tuesday 3/27:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing mastery of Unit 2 material.

We’re continuing our Milestone review with Unit 2. There many exponent rules. However, they are quite easy.

How will I be assessed: Do the following: Unit 2 – Exponents Study Guide P1-2ago0xt & Unit 2 Test-2j6tzq3

 

Wednesday 3/28:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing Mastery of Unit 3 material.

We reviewed Unit 2 again during the beginning of class and went straight to Unit 3.  This unit deals mainly with the volume of cylinders, cones and spheres as well as using the Pythagorean Theorem in real-world situations. Use these study guides to your advantage!

How will I be assessed: Finish Unit 3 Study Guide-2ho3v1mPythagorean Theorem Unit 3 Review 2018-2hmdyo3

Thursday 3/29:

Learning Target: I can prepare for the Milestone by showing mastery of Unit 4 material.

We corrected the Unit 3 study guides and proceeded with Unit 4 – Functions.

How will I be assessed: Finish this study guide here: Unit 4 Review-1byfuef

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Week of March 19, 2018

March19

We have officially started the 4th quarter! Remember, we are learning something new each and every day. If you are absent PLEASE visit the blog and make up your work AND learn the material through the tutorials.

Monday 3/19

Learning Target: I can dilate a figure on the coordinate plane.

Students were able to determine whether a transformation is a dilation and learned how to dilate figures according to a given scale factor. The following PowerPoint was used Dilations PP with guided notes Dilations Guided Notesand may help. The following video may also help when trying to figure out how to dilate a figure on the coordinate plane:

How will I be assessed:

Complete Dilations Practice B and Dilations Practice C

Tuesday 3/20:

Learning Target: I can find unknown angles in triangles.

Students learned how to find missing angles in triangles by using the Triangle Sum Theorem.

Use this PowerPoint: Interior-Angles-Theorem-1qtriqu

This video may help:

 

 

How will I be assessed: Finish the “Triangle Interior Angle” here: Interior Angles of Triangles-z50xyn

Wednesday 3/21:

Learning Target: I can find unknown angles in triangles.

Great job with the homework from yesterday! Now we are finding measures of exterior angles by using the Exterior Angle Theorem. You all said this is really easy. Guess what? It is!

PowerPoint is Here: Exterior-Angle-Theorem-19fv2ts

Guided Notes to PowerPoint here: Day 18 – Exterior Angles notes pp-1eiytpn

 

How will I be assessed: Finish the “Exterior Angles” Practice Sheet here: Exterior Angle Theorem Practice-238xce8

Thursday 3/22:

Learning Target: I can identify parallel and perpendicular lines and the angles formed by a transversal.

We moved ahead and covered the angle relationships formed when parallel lines are cut by a transversal. The following Power Point was viewed: Parallel-Lines-Transversals-pvo43g

Guided notes for the Power Point are here: Parallel Lines and Transversals Guided Notes-1wzjx94

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Do 1 – 7 odd & 19-27 odd from Parallel Lines and Transversals Practice -rgd8z4

Adv M8: Do 1-8 & 19-28 from Parallel Lines and Transversals Practice -rgd90t

Friday 3/23:

Learning Target: I can use indirect measurement and similar triangles to find unknown measures.

We applied our knowledge of using proportions with similar figures to finding missing values in real world situations. The following videos show how it’s done!

 

How will I be assessed: Finish the “Similar Triangles & Indirect Measurement” Practice Sheet

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Week of March 12, 2018

March12

 

We are finally through Unit 7! This week we will begin Unit 1. I know, it seems backwards. However, we did not start the year with this Unit. Also, the quarter ends Wednesday.

Monday 3/12:

Field trip today. Students finished their Unit 7 tests from Friday.

How will I be assessed: Extra Credit assignment available here: Systems of Equations Extra Credit-2lhe8c1

 

Tuesday 3/13:

Learning Target: I can find the missing side of similar polygons by creating a proportion

Students discovered how to use proportions to find missing sides of polygons. This is the beginning of a new unit (and our last) before Milestones.

The following videos were shown in class:

How will I be assessed: Finish “Worksheet 4.2: Proportions & Similar Figures”

Wednesday 3/14:

Learning Target: I can describe what transformations are and identify the different types.

Students learned how to perform translations and reflections. A powerpoint was shown with guided notes here: Transformations 2018-10mjhc9

How will I be assessed: No homework. We will continue with transformations tomorrow.

 

Thursday 3/15:

Learning Target: I can describe what transformations are and identify the different types.

We continued with transformations, specifically translations and reflections. A BrainPop video tutorial was shown.

The following video may help:

How will I be assessed: Finish both the Translation WS and the Reflections WS here: Transformations 2018-10mlemx & Reflections 2018-1hz3xfy

  •      Grade Recovery Test Option: For any student who did not
  •        score a 75% on either the Unit 7/CTLS OR Unit 7 Part 1,
  •      Go To: https://quizizz.com/join/ and type in the code 739826  . This will replace one of your test grades with a maximum of 75%. Deadline is Saturday 11:45 pm. Bring your work for each problem Monday or no credit!

Friday 3/16:

Learning Target: I can rotate polygons on the coordinate plane.

We learned how to rotate and point or polygon on the coordinate plane either clockwise or clockwise. Patty paper was used and the following video was shown:

How will I be assessed: Finish the Rotations WS here: Rotations 2018-1stvhl2

  •      Grade Recovery Test Option: For any student who did not score a 75% on either the Unit 7                                                                       CTLS OR Unit 7 Part 1,
  •      Go To: https://quizizz.com/join/ and type in the code   739826 . This will replace one of your test grades with a maximum of 75%. Deadline is Saturday 11:45 pm. and USE YOUR NAME! If I can’t tell who you are, no credit will be given. Bring your work for each problem on Monday or no credit will be given!

 

 

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Week of March 5, 2018

March5

We are nearing the end of Unit 7! After we finish solving real world situations using systems there will be a two part which will take place Thursday and Friday.

Monday 3/5:

Learning Target: I can use system of equations to solve real-world situations.

We used this PowerPoint to help present word problems: Systems Word Problems PP 2018-2amahzt . Students set up and solved numerous real-world situations using either substitution or elimination.

Here are some videos that can help:

How will I be assessed:

Math 8: Do 1-8 from Systems Word Problems-pti2w5 handout.

Adv 8: Finish 1 – 11 from Systems Word Problems-pti2xc handout.

Tuesday 3/6:

Learning Target: I can use system of equations to solve real-world situations.

We continued with word problems by viewing the video tutorials posted from Monday. Students went along with the video. We also completed a “Ticket In the Door.” This is a class grade to assess progress with systems.

The following PowerPoint may help which guides you through each problem: Systems Word Problems Notes PP-23jp70b

How will I be assessed: Finish System Word Problems Half sheet here: Systems Word Problems 2018 Half Sheet-24nla71. If you were

Absent Students: Do this Ticket in the Door for a Class Grade: systems Ticket In-sg1xek. On the back of ticket in the door, watch the videos from the post on Monday and do those problems.

Wednesday 3/7:

Learning Target: I can solve system of equations through graphing, substitution and elimination.

Students analyzed graphs which displayed system of equations and made deductions when questioned. Quizzes on all 3 methods were returned and corrected. Study guides for the test tomorrow and Friday were distributed.

How will I be assessed: Unit 7 Test Part 1 is tomorrow. This will cover word problems only. Use the PowerPoint from Tuesday’s blog to help as well as the study guide here: Systems Study Guide-28kgnrm

 

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