Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday 5/22

Today we started our SBAC Math Testing. We will be testing all week. Good luck everyone!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday 5/16

With the block schedules, I did not see your class today. See you tomorrow!

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday 5/15

Today was the start of the block schedule. The Math portion of SBAC testing will be next week Monday 5/22-Thursday 5/25. We are nearing the end of the school year so keep doing your best and we are close to summer!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday 5/2

Today we reviewed expressions and equations in preparation for the SBAC test. 

Homework: none

Monday, May 1, 2017

Monday 5/1

Today we took a practice test for the SBAC (expressions and equations). SBAC Testing is coming soon so here is the schedule for testing:

SBAC Testing Schedule

May 15-18: English Testing
May 22-25: Math Testing

Homework: none

Tuesday 4/25-Friday 4/28

I apologize for the late posts for last week. We were working on Chapter 14 and will be moving on to Chapter 15.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Monday 4/25

Today we worked on volume of rectangular prisms.

Homework: Finish volume packet 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday 4/21

Today we went to the Math Fair in the MPR to check out the projects of the 7th grade Honors Math students. We heard the various presentations and picked our top presentation. Thank you everyone for being respectful and attentive to the presenters!

Have a great weekend!!

Homework: none 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday 4/20

Today we finished our file cabinet 3 act lesson. We calculate 936 sticky notes and the answer was 935!!!!! Why were we off by one sticky note!? We did not account for the front handles so one less sticky note had to be used. Great job everyone!!

Homework: none

Wednesday 4/19

Today we worked on a 3 act lesson with a file cabinet. We had to figure out how many sticky notes it will take to cover the whole cabinet (not including the bottom). We will finish this activity tomorrow.

Homework: none

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday 4/18

Today we learned about slicing 3-dimensional shapes. We watched two videos to help us visualize the slicing:

Homework: Finish slicing packet

Monday 4/17

Today we finished Common Assessment #5 and worked on MATHia. 

Homework: none 

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday 4/7

Great job this week everyone with your projects!! They turned out great and I am so proud of each of you!

Happy Friday!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday 3/28

Today we started working on our blueprint of our model. Here is the schedule of the entire project:

  • Day 1 – Monday 3/27/17:  (Ch. 11.1 & 11.4) Come up with your idea for scale factor model and get it approved by Ms. Escher.  
  • Day 2 – Tuesday 3/28/17:  (Ch. 11.1 & 11.4) Make a blueprint/drawing of your model, including your scale factor and the new dimensions. 
  • Day 3 – Wednesday 3/29/17:  (Ch. 11.3) Draw a map showing how you went from Cope to the store for any supplies you may need for the project, and then from the store back to Cope—using a different route 
  • Day 4 – Thursday 3/30/17.(Ch. 11.2) Make your model!  
  • Day 5 – Friday 3/31/17Finish map/work on model  
  • Day 6  Monday 4/3/17: Work on poster 
  • Day 7  Tuesday 4/4/17: Work on poster  
  • Day 8 – Wednesday 4/5/17Projects are DUE and must be presented TODAY – late projects will receive ½ credit  LATE means 1-2 days late 
Final projects include: 
  • Original object or picture of object 
  • Model 
  • Poster with blueprint and assigned questions 
  • Map 

Monday 3/27

Today we started our Scale Model Project. Each student will be building a model of an object that is either smaller or bigger than the original. We will be working on different components of this project throughout the week and the final project will be due on Wednesday April 5th. 

Homework: Finalize your idea for your model

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday 2/24

Today we worked on 9.3 magic boxes. 

Homework: Finish 9.3 magic boxes

Have a great weekend!!

Thursday 2/24

Today we played the game Taboo with vocabulary terms from 9.1 & 9.2. Great job everyone!!

Homework: Finish 9.1 & 9.2 magic boxes if not done

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday 2/22

 Today we worked on our 9.2 magic boxes. Chapter 9 is heavy with lots of vocabulary so we are chunking the terms into sections. 

Homework: Finish 9.2 magic boxes

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday 2/21

Today we worked on 9.1 card sort in Desmos and our 9.2 magic boxes.

Thank you for celebrating my birthday with me!

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday 2/17

We sure had a busy week! With the Medieval Times field trip and the minimum day, it is finally Friday! 

Homework: none

Have a great 3-day weekend!!

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday 2/10

Today we worked on inequalities with Quizizz. Good job everyone!

Homework: none 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Thursday 2/9

Today you worked on MATHia with the sub.

Homework: none

Wednesday 2/8

Today we took the 8th Grade Mathematics Readiness Test. This test assesses your math skills and helps to determine if you are ready for the next grade level.  

I will be a training tomorrow so you will be completing MATHia with the sub.

Homework: none 

Tuesday 2/7

Today you worked on MATHia with the sub while I was gone.

Homework: none

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday 2/6

Today we explored solving inequalities. We learned that we are able to use our method of solving equations to solve inequalities. 

Tomorrow I will at a training so you will be working on MATHia with the sub.

Homework: none

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Sunday 2/5

I apologize for the technical difficulties with the daily blog posts. Posts will resume tomorrow!

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday 1/9

Welcome back and I hope you had a great break!

Today we worked on MATHia and we will be continuing with solving equations this week.