• Math Activities for Corona virus days

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 4/8/2020

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  • Math Lessons for Mar. 9 - 13, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 3/9/2020

    Math 7

                  Monday      6.4                        Make More Comparative Inferences About Populations

           Objective    to compare populations using the mean, median, mode, range, interquartile range, and mean absolute deviation.

        Essential Q    How can dot plots and statistical measures be used to compare populations?

              Method    Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 339 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 340.

      Assessment     p. 339 – 40

     

     

     

          Tuesday      Topic 6 Review

        

      Assessment        p. 348

     

     

            Wednesday      Topic 6 Test

       

      Assessment        Test 6

     

     

               Thursday      Test Corrections

     

     

              Friday      no school – have a good Spring Break

    Math 8

               Monday    6-8          Angles, Lines, and Transversals                 8.G.A.5          MP 2,5,7

           Objective      to understand the relationships of angles formed by parallel lines and a transversal

                                  to find unknown angle measures

        Essential Q      What are the relationships among angles that are created when a line intersects two parallel lines

     

              Method      Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 349 / 1-8

      Assessment      participation, ” p. 349 / 1-8

     

     

     

              Tuesday    6-8          Angles, Lines, and Transversals                 8.G.A.5          MP 2,5,7

           Objective      to understand the relationships of angles formed by parallel lines and a transversal

                                  to find unknown angle measures

        Essential Q      What are the relationships among angles that are created when a line intersects two parallel lines

             Method   Follow lesson thru Example 2. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”   Work together on p. 350 then students work in groups on p. 351.

      Assessment      participation

     

     

     

    Wednesday      6.9     Interior and Exterior Angles of Triangles   8.G.A.5          MP 2,4,7,8

           Objective       to understand the relationship of the interior angles of a triangle to find unknown angle measures

        Essential Q    How are the interior and exterior angles of a triangle related

              Method     Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment     participation, ” p. 356 – 1-6

     

     

       Thursday      6.9     Interior and Exterior Angles of Triangles   8.G.A.5          MP 2,4,7,8

           Objective       to understand the relationship of the interior angles of a triangle to find unknown angle measures

        Essential Q    How are the interior and exterior angles of a triangle related

              Method    Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how?  

                        Start p. 357-58 / 7 - 15

      Assessment     p. 357-58 / 7 - 15

     

     

             Friday      no school – have a good Spring Break

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  • Math Lessons for Mar. 2 - 6, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 3/2/2020

    Math 7

            Monday      Mid-Topic 6 Review

           Objective     

        Essential Q     

              Method      Work through p. 345-347 as a class then in pairs to finish p. 327.

      Assessment      p. 345-47 / all, p. 327 / 1-5 , T

     

     

                                 

           Tuesday      Mid-Topic 6 Test

    Assessment         Test

     

     

                                 

      Wednesday      6.3                      Make Comparative Inferences About Populations

           Objective    to draw comparative inferences about two populations using median and interquartile range (IQR)

        Essential Q    How can data displays be used to compare populations?

              Method     Explore It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to model comparing populations using data displays. Work on p. 332 together to complete.

      Assessment     p. 332

     

     

         Thursday    6.3             Make Comparative Inferences About Populations

           Objective    to draw comparative inferences about two populations using median and interquartile range (IQR)

        Essential Q    How can data displays be used to compare populations?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 333 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 334.

      Assessment     p. 333-4

     

     

                                 

                Friday      6.4                 Make More Comparative Inferences About Populations

           Objective    to compare populations using the mean, median, mode, range, interquartile range, and mean absolute deviation.

        Essential Q    How can dot plots and statistical measures be used to compare populations?

              Method    Explore It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to model comparing populations using dot plots. Work on p. 338 together to complete.

      Assessment     p. 338

    Math 8

           Monday   6-6        Describe Dilations

           Objective      to understand dilations                8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.4      MP 2,3,7,8

                                  to dilate to enlarge or reduce a figure in a coordinate plane

        Essential Q      What is the relation between a preimage and its image after a dilation

            Method    Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 336 / 1-6

      Assessment      participation

     

     

          Tuesday      6-6        Describe Dilations

           Objective      to understand dilations                8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.4      MP 2,3,7,8

                                  to dilate to enlarge or reduce a figure in a coordinate plane

        Essential Q      What is the relation between a preimage and its image after a dilation

              Method      Review: “Do you Understand, do you know” questions. Work with students on p. 337 then let them work in pairs to complete p. 338.

      Assessment      participation

     

     

    Wednesday     6-7       Understand Similar Figures

           Objective      to understand similarity

                                  to complete a similarity transformation

                                  to identify similar figures

        Essential Q      How are similar figures related by a sequence of transformations?

              Method      Follow lesson thru Example 2. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 342 / 1-6

      Assessment      participation

     

            Thursday     6-7       Understand Similar Figures

           Objective      to understand similarity

                                  to complete a similarity transformation

                                  to identify similar figures

        Essential Q      How are similar figures related by a sequence of transformations?

              Method      Follow lesson thru Example 2. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”   Work together on p. 343 then students work in groups on p. 344.

      Assessment      participation

     

     

             Friday   Finding the height of a light pole

    or                    6-8          Angles, Lines, and Transversals                 8.G.A.5          MP 2,5,7

           Objective      to understand the relationships of angles formed by parallel lines and a transversal

                                  to find unknown angle measures

        Essential Q      What are the relationships among angles that are created when a line intersects two parallel lines

     

              Method      Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 349 / 1-8

      Assessment      participation, ” p. 349 / 1-8

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  • Math Lessons for Feb. 24 - 28, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 2/22/2020

    Math 7

            Monday     Get Ready for Topic 6

           Objective   

        Essential Q    

              Method    Discuss topic and what students already know. Then work through p. 309 together.

      Assessment     p. 309

     

     

          Tuesday      6-1               Populations and Samples   7.SP.A.1        MP 1,2,3,4,6,8

           Objective      to distinguish between a population and a sample

                                  to establish whether a sample is representative of a population

                                  to generate random samples

        Essential Q      How can you determine a representative sample of a population?

              Method      Use Examples to define terms and model the similarities and differences between population and sample. Then work through p. 315 together.

      Assessment      p. 315

     

    Wednesday      6-1   Populations and Samples   7.SP.A.1        MP 1,2,3,4,6,8

           Objective      to distinguish between a population and a sample

                                  to establish whether a sample is representative of a population

                                  to generate random samples

        Essential Q      How can you determine a representative sample of a population?

              Method      Continue lesson through Example 4. Then have students work on assignment.

      Assessment      p. 315 / 3-6, p. 316-18 / finish 7 – 23 and turn in.

     

     

       Thursday      6-2   Draw Inferences from Data               7.SP.A.1, 7.SP.A.2, 7.RP.A.2c, 7.EE.B.3

           Objective      to make qualitative inferences from a sample data set.

                                  to make quantitative inferences from a sample data set.

                                  to make estimates about a population based on a sample data set, and assess whether the inferences are valid

        Essential Q      How can inferences be drawn about a population from data gathered from samples?

              Method      Follow lesson through Example 2. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions 16

      Assessment     p. 323 / 1, 2, 5, and p. 324-25 / 11, 14, 15,

     

     

             Friday      6-2   Draw Inferences from Data               7.SP.A.1, 7.SP.A.2, 7.RP.A.2c, 7.EE.B.3

           Objective      to make qualitative inferences from a sample data set.

                                  to make quantitative inferences from a sample data set.

                                  to make estimates about a population based on a sample data set, and assess whether the inferences are valid

        Essential Q      How can inferences be drawn about a population from data gathered from samples?

              Method      Finish lesson through Example 4

      Assessment      p. 323 / 3,4,6 and p. 324-25 / 8,9,10, 13, 17,18,19

    Math 8

            Monday      6.4                   Compose Transformations

           Objective       to describe and perform a sequence of transformations

        Essential Q       How can you use a sequence of transformations to map a preimage to its image?

              Method       Review and discuss questions on Do You Understand and Do You Know How. Work as a class on p. 319 and then have students work in pairs to complete p. 320.

      Assessment        p. 319 – 20

     

     

     

           Tuesday     6-5                        Understand Congruent Figures

           Objective      to understand congruence of figures using a series of transformations

                                  to identify congruent figures       8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3                  MP 2,3,7

        Essential Q      How does a sequence of translations, reflections, and rotations result in congruent figures?                     

              Method      Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 328 / 1-6

      Assessment      p. 328

                                 

     

      Wednesday      6-5                        Understand Congruent Figures

           Objective      to understand congruence of figures using a series of transformations

                                  to identify congruent figures       8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.3                  MP 2,3,7

        Essential Q      How does a sequence of translations, reflections, and rotations result in congruent figures?                     

              Method      Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how? Work as a class on problems p. 329 than students finish p. 330

      Assessment      p. 329-30

     

     

          Thursday      Mid-Topic Review

           Objective     

        Essential Q     

              Method      Do review problems for Lessons 1 – 5 on pages 366 – 368 together. Then work individually on p. 331.

      Assessment      participation

     

                                 

                Friday      Mid-Topic 6 Test

           Objective     

        Essential Q     

              Method     

      Assessment      Mid-Topic 6 Test

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  • Math Lessons for Feb. 17 - 21, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 2/15/2020

    Math 7

              Monday    5.2                        Solve Two-Step Equations

           Objective       to solve a problem with a two-step equation.

        Essential Q     How is solving a two-step equation similar to solving a one step equation?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 263 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 264.

      Assessment     p. 263 – 264

     

     

     

                 Tuesday      5.3           Solve Equations Using the Distributive Property

           Objective    to use the distributive property to solve equations

        Essential Q    How does the distributive property help you solve equations?

              Method    Explain it! Then use Examples 1 to 3 to model using the distributive property to solve equations. Make sure students can distribute negative numbers and fractions. Work together to complete p. 268.

      Assessment     P. 268

     

     

            Wednesday      5.3                        Solve Equations Using the Distributive Property

           Objective    to use the distributive property to solve equations

        Essential Q    How does the distributive property help you solve equations?

              Method    Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 269 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 270.

      Assessment     p. 269 – 270

     

     

     

       Thursday      Mid-Topic 5 Review

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method     

      Assessment     p. 302 , p. 271

     

     

     

              Friday      Mid-Topic 5 Test

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     Mid-Topic 5 test

    Math 8

            Monday       6.2                        Analyze Reflections

           Objective       to reflect two-dimensional figures

        Essential Q       How does a reflection affect the properties of a two-dimensional figure?

              Method       Use Examples 1 – 3 to define terms and to model translating figures. Discuss the difference between “transformation” and “translation.”   How is reflection different from translation? Make sure students can answer Essential Question. Work through p. 306 as a class.

      Assessment        p. 306

     

     

           Tuesday       6.2                        Analyze Reflections

           Objective       to reflect two-dimensional figures

        Essential Q       How does a reflection affect the properties of a two-dimensional figure?

              Method       Review and discuss questions on Do You Understand and Do You Know How. Work as a class on p. 307 and then have students work in pairs to complete p. 308.

      Assessment        p. 307-8

     

     

      Wednesday       6.2                        Analyze Reflections

           Objective       to reflect two-dimensional figures

        Essential Q       How does a reflection affect the properties of a two-dimensional figure?

              Method       Review and discuss questions on Do You Understand and Do You Know How. Work as a class on p. 307 and then have students work in pairs to complete p. 308.

      Assessment        p. 307-8

     

     

         Thursday       6.3                        Analyze Rotations

           Objective       to rotate a 2-Dimensional figure

        Essential Q       How does a rotation affect the properties of a two-dimensional figure?

              Method       Use Examples 1 – 3 to define terms and model what a rotation does to a two dimensional figure. Remind students often that a positive rotation is counterclockwise and that each rotation can be described by either a positive or negative rotation.. Generalize rotations with the rules for mapping 90, 180, and 270 degrees ccw. Make sure all students can answer the Essential Question. Work through p. 312 as a class.

      Assessment        p. 312

     

     

               Friday       6.3                        Analyze Rotations

           Objective       to rotate a 2-Dimensional figure

        Essential Q       How does a rotation affect the properties of a two-dimensional figure?

              Method       Review and discuss questions on Do You Understand and Do You Know How. Work as a class on p. 313 and then have students work in pairs to complete p. 314.

      Assessment        p. 313 – 14

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  • Lessons for Feb. 10 - 14, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 2/8/2020

    Math 7

            Monday    Review Multiplication and Division Equations

           Objective          to solve multiplication and division equations

        Essential Q    How do inverse operations help solve equations

              Method     Review inverse operations and using them to solve equations. Hand out worksheets and lets students work in pairs to complete.

      Assessment     Worksheet 134

     

     

     

                   Tuesday    5-1            Write Two-Step Equations

           Objective    to represent a problem with a two-step equation

        Essential Q          How does an equation show the relationship between variables and other quantities in a situation?

              Method    Explore It! p. 253. Use Examples 1 to 3 to show how equations show relationships between equal quantities. Make sure students can identify the words that show +, - , x and ÷ in a story problem.   As a class, complete p. 256.

      Assessment     p. 256

     

     

             Wednesday    5-1            Write Two-Step Equations

           Objective    to represent a problem with a two-step equation

        Essential Q          How does an equation show the relationship between variables and other quantities in a situation?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 257 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 258.

      Assessment     p. 257-58

     

     

     

                 Thursday    5-1            Write Two-Step Equations

           Objective    to represent a problem with a two-step equation

        Essential Q          How does an equation show the relationship between variables and other quantities in a situation?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 257 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 258.

      Assessment     p. 257-58

     

     

     

                Friday    5.2                        Solve Two-Step Equations

           Objective       to solve a problem with a two-step equation.

        Essential Q     How is solving a two-step equation similar to solving a one step equation?

              Method       Solve and Discuss It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to define terms and model steps in solving a two-step equation. As a class, do p. 262.

      Assessment      p. 262

    Math 8

            Monday       Topic 5 Review

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        p. 290, worksheet p. 393 algebra

     

     

     

           Tuesday       Topic 5 Test

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method       complete review, start test

      Assessment        topic 5 test paper

     

     

     

      Wednesday       Get Ready for Topic 6

           Objective            

        Essential Q      

              Method       Discuss Congruence and Similarity similarities and differences. Discuss lessons in Topic 6. Then work through p. 295 together.

      Assessment        p. 295

     

     

     

     

         Thursday       6.1                        Analyze Translations

           Objective       to translate 2-dimensional figures

        Essential Q       How does a translation affect the properties of a two-dimensional figure.

              Method       Use Examples 1 – 3 to define terms and to model translating figures. Discuss the difference between “transformation” and “translation.”   What are some other transformations besides translation? Make sure students can answer Essential Question. Work through p. 300 as a class.

      Assessment        p. 300

     

     

     

               Friday       6.1                        Analyze Translations

           Objective       to translate 2-dimensional figures

        Essential Q       How does a translation affect the properties of a two-dimensional figure.

              Method       Review and discuss questions on Do You Understand and Do You Know How. Work as a class on p. 301 and then have students work in pairs to complete p. 302

      Assessment        p. 301 – 2

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  • Lessons for Jan. 27 - 31, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 1/25/2020

    Math 7

                    Monday    4.6                        Add Expressions

           Objective    to add expressions that represent real-world problems

        Essential Q          How can properties of operations be used to add expressions?

              Method    Solve and Discuss It! Then use Examples 1 – 3 to model adding expressions. Identify the properties used to rearrange and group like terms. Make sure students remember that subtraction is the same as adding the opposite. Work together to complete p. 228.

      Assessment     p. 228

     

     

     

                   Tuesday    4.6                        Add Expressions

           Objective    to add expressions that represent real-world problems

        Essential Q          How can properties of operations be used to add expressions?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 229 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 230.

      Assessment     p. 229 – 30 / 8 - 19

     

     

       Wednesday      4.7                       Subtract Expressions

           Objective       to subtract expressions using properties of operations.

        Essential Q     How can properties of operations be used to subtract expressions?

              Method       Explore It! Then use Examples 1 to 3 to model subtracting expressions. Identify the properties used and make sure students can change a subtraction into adding the opposite. Work together to complete p. 234.

      Assessment      p. 234 / 1 - 6

     

     

     

          Thursday    4.7                        Subtract Expressions

           Objective       to subtract expressions using properties of operations.

        Essential Q     How can properties of operations be used to subtract expressions?

              Method       Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 235together. Then students work in pairs on p. 236.

      Assessment      pp. 235 - 36

     

     

               Friday    4.8                        Analyze Equivalent Expressions

           Objective          to use an equivalent expression to find new information

        Essential Q    How can writing equivalent expressions show how quantities are related

              Method     Solve and Discuss It! Then use Examples 1 to 3 to model writing equivalent expressions and what they mean. Give students a chance to figure out the meanings of the expressions. Work together to complete p. 240.

      Assessment     p. 240

    Math 8

            Monday       5.2                        Solving Systems by Graphing

           Objective       to find the solution to a system of equations using graphs

        Essential Q       How does the graph of a system of linear equations represent its solution?

              Method       Use Examples 1 to 3 to model solving systems of equations by graphing. Make sure students know that the graph of an equation is the set of all solutions to the equation and that the intersection of the two lines represents the x and y-value that makes both equations true. Work as a class through p. 266

      Assessment        p. 266

     

     

     

           Tuesday       5.2                        Solving Systems by Graphing

           Objective       to find the solution to a system of equations using graphs

        Essential Q       How does the graph of a system of linear equations represent its solution?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 267 together then students work in pairs to complete p. 268.

      Assessment        p. 267 - 268

     

     

      Wednesday       Mid-topic 5 Review

           Objective            

        Essential Q      

              Method       work through p. 288-89 as a class then students work on p. 269

      Assessment        p. 288 – 89, p. 269

     

     

     

         Thursday       Mid-topic 5 Test

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        topic 5 test

     

     

     

               Friday       5.3      Solve Systems by Substitution

           Objective       to solve systems of equations by substitution

        Essential Q                   When is substitution a useful method for solving systems of equations?

              Method       Explain It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to model substitution as a method for solving systems of equations. Make sure students understand why it works. Then do p. 274 as a class. Have students do problems 4 – 6 on the board.

      Assessment        p. 274

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  • Math Lessons for Jan. 13 - 17, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 1/19/2020

    Math 7

              Monday    No school – work day

                           

     

             Tuesday    4.5                        Factor Expressions

           Objective       to use common factors and the Distributive Property to factor expressions.

        Essential Q     How does the distributive property relate to factoring expressions?

              Method       Explain It! p. 213. Use Examples 1 – 3 to model factoring out a common factor from a group of terms.   Practice finding common factors using lists. And practice using a negative common factor. Work together on p. 216.

    Assessment        p. 216 / 1 – 5

     

     

     

       Wednesday    4.5                       Factor Expressions

           Objective       to use common factors and the Distributive Property to factor expressions.

        Essential Q     How does the distributive property relate to factoring expressions?

              Method           Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 217 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 218.

      Assessment     p. 217 – 18 / 6 - 19

     

     

     

                 Thursday    Integer Rules Test and start Mid-Chapter Review Review 4-1 to 4-5

           Objective         

        Essential Q   

              Method    Work as a class to complete the assignment

      Assessment     p. 244, p. 219 / 1 – 5

     

     

     

                      Friday    Mid-Topic 4 Test

           Objective   

        Essential Q         

              Method   

      Assessment     On line mid-topic 4 test

    Math 8

            Monday       no school – work day

     

     

           Tuesday       5.1                        Estimate Solutions by Inspection

           Objective       to find the number of solutions of a system of equations by inspecting the equations

        Essential Q             How are slopes and y-intercepts related to the number of solutions of a system of linear equations?

              Method       Solve and Discuss It! Use examples 1 to 3 to define terms and model how slopes and y-intercepts are related to how many solutions a system of equations has.

      Assessment        Work as a class through p. 260.

     

     

      Wednesday       5.1                        Estimate Solutions by Inspection

           Objective       to find the number of solutions of a system of equations by inspecting the equations

        Essential Q             How are slopes and y-intercepts related to the number of solutions of a system of linear equations?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 260 together then students work in pairs to complete p. 261.

      Assessment        p. 260 - 61

     

     

     

     

         Thursday       5.1                        Rewriting Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method       Write a variety of equations on the overhead for students to rewrite in slope-intercept form.

      Assessment        p. 260 - 61

     

     

     

               Friday       5.1                        Estimate Solutions by Inspection

           Objective       to find the number of solutions of a system of equations by inspecting the equations

        Essential Q             How are slopes and y-intercepts related to the number of solutions of a system of linear equations?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 260 together then students work in pairs to complete p. 261.

      Assessment        p. 260 - 61

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  • Math Lessons for Jan. 13 -1 7, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 1/13/2020

    Math 7

              Monday    4.2                       Generate Equivalent Expressions

           Objective          to write equivalent expressions for given expressions

        Essential Q    What are equivalent expressions

              Method    Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 199 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 200.

      Assessment     p. 199 – 200

     

     

             Tuesday   4.3  Simplify Expressions

           Objective     to use properties of operations to simplify expressions

        Essential Q     How are properties of operations used to simplify expressions?

              Method       Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 205 together.

      Assessment      p. 205

     

     

       Wednesday   4.3  Simplify Expressions

           Objective     to use properties of operations to simplify expressions

        Essential Q     How are properties of operations used to simplify expressions?

              Method     Solve and Discuss it! Then use Examples 1 to 3 to model combining like terms with integer and rational coefficients. Make sure that students can answer the Essential Question. Work together on p. 204.

      Assessment     p. 204

     

     

          Thursday   4.3             Simplify Expressions

           Objective     to use properties of operations to simplify expressions

        Essential Q     How are properties of operations used to simplify expressions?

              Method     Review p. 205 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 206.

      Assessment     p. 205 - 206

     

     

     

                      Friday    Integer Rules Test and start Mid-Chapter Review

                                Review 4-1 to 4-3

           Objective         

        Essential Q   

              Method    Work as a class to complete the assignment

      Assessment     p. 244, p. 219 / 1 – 5

    Math 8

            Monday       4.4                        Interpret Two-Way Frequency Tables

           Objective       to display and interpret relationships between paired categorical data

        Essential Q             How does a two-way frequency table show the relationships between sets of paired data?

              Method       Explore It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to reading and making two-way frequency tables. Make sure students understand that in categorical data there are no dependent and independent variables. Work as a class through p. 234.

      Assessment        p. 234

     

     

     

           Tuesday       4.4                       Interpret Two-Way Frequency Tables

           Objective       to display and interpret relationships between paired categorical data

        Essential Q             How does a two-way frequency table show the relationships between sets of paired data?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 235 together then students work in pairs to complete p. 236.

      Assessment        p. 235 – 6

     

     

      Wednesday       4.5                        Interpret Two-Way Relative Frequency Tables

           Objective       to find the relative frequencies of two-way tables and interpret what they mean.

        Essential Q             What is the advantage of a two-way relative frequency table for showing relationships between sets of paired data?

              Method       Solve and Discuss It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to model making and reading two-way relative frequency tables. Discuss the differences from two-way frequency tables. Work as a class through p. 240.

      Assessment        p. 240

     

     

         Thursday       4.5                       Interpret Two-Way Relative Frequency Tables

           Objective       to find the relative frequencies of two-way tables and interpret what they mean.

        Essential Q             What is the advantage of a two-way relative frequency table for showing relationships between sets of paired data?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 241 together then students work in pairs to complete p. 242.

      Assessment        p. 241-2

     

     

     

               Friday       Topic 4 Review

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method       Work as a class on p. 247, review p. 248 – 249, work together on p. 250.   Explain p. 251 and have students complete.

      Assessment        p. 247 – 250, p. 251

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  • Math Lessons for Jan. 6 - 10, 2020

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 1/12/2020

    Math 7

              Monday   Get Ready for Chapter 4

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 187

     

     

             Tuesday    4.1                        Write and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions

           Objective       to write and evaluate algebraic expressions

        Essential Q     How can algebraic expressions be used to represent and solve problems?

              Method       Solve and Discuss It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to model how to write and evaluate expressions. Make sure that students can answer the Essential Question. work together on p. 192.

      Assessment      p. 192

     

     

       Wednesday    4.1                       Write and Evaluate Algebraic Expressions

           Objective       to write and evaluate algebraic expressions

        Essential Q     How can algebraic expressions be used to represent and solve problems?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 193 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 194.

      Assessment     p. 193 – 94

     

     

     

          Thursday    4.2                        Generate Equivalent Expressions

           Objective          to write equivalent expressions for given expressions

        Essential Q    What are equivalent expressions

              Method    Explore it? Then use Examples 1 to 3 to explore combining like terms using the commutative and distributive properties. Make sure that students can answer the Essential Question. Work together on p. 198

      Assessment     p. 198

     

     

     

                Friday   Snow Day

    Math 8

            Monday       4.3                        Use Linear Models to Make Predictions

           Objective             to make a prediction by using the equation of a line that closely fits a set of data

        Essential Q       How do linear models help you to make a prediction?

              Method       Solve and Discuss It! Use Examples 1 to 3 to model writing an equation for a scatterplot and using the equation to find other values. Make sure students can answer the essential question. Work through p. 226 as a class.

      Assessment        p. 226

     

     

     

           Tuesday       4.3                        Use Linear Models to Make Predictions

           Objective             to make a prediction by using the equation of a line that closely fits a set of data

        Essential Q       How do linear models help you to make a prediction?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 227 together then students work in pairs to complete p. 228.

      Assessment p.     p. 227-28

     

     

     

      Wednesday       Mid-Topic Review

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method       work as a class to review p. 248 – 9, then have students work in pairs on p. 229.

      Assessment        p. 248 – 49, p. 229

     

     

         Thursday       Mid-Topic 4 Test

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        On-line test.

     

     

               Friday      Snow Day

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  • Math Lessons for Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2019

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 9/28/2019

    Math 7

            Monday      1-7             Multiply Rational Numbers

           Objective      to multiply rational numbers

        Essential Q      How is multiplying rational numbers like multiplying integers

              Method      Explore it. Then use examples 1 – 3 to model multiplying decimals and fractions and mixed numbers. Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment       p. 48 / 1 - 6

     

           Tuesday      1-7             Multiply Rational Numbers

           Objective      to multiply rational numbers

        Essential Q      How is multiplying rational numbers like multiplying integers

              Method      Explore it. Then use examples 1 – 3 to model multiplying decimals and fractions and mixed numbers. Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment       p. 48 / 1 - 6

     

     

                                 

      Wednesday      1-7             Multiply Rational Numbers

           Objective      to multiply rational numbers

        Essential Q      How is multiplying rational numbers like multiplying integers

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 49 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 50.

      Assessment       p. 49 – 50 / 7 - 20

     

     

       Thursday      1-8            Divide Integers

           Objective    to divide integers

        Essential Q    How does dividing integers relate to multiplying integers?

              Method     Explore it. Then use examples 1 – 3 to discuss how the rules for dividing integers. Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment     p. 54 / 1 – 6

     

     

             Friday      1-8            Divide Integers

           Objective    to divide integers

        Essential Q    How does dividing integers relate to multiplying integers?

              Method    Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 55 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 56.

      Assessment     p. 55 – 56 / 7 - 20

    Math 8

            Monday       1.8                        Use Powers of 10 to Estimate Quantities

           Objective       to estimate large and small quantities using a power of 10.

        Essential Q             When would you use a power of 10 to estimate a quantity?

              Method       Show “Solve and Discuss It”.   Continue with Examples 1 to 3. Make sure students understand the meaning of positive and negative powers of 10 and can translate them to standard form. Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question

      Assessment        p. 54 / 1 – 6

     

     

           Tuesday       1.8                        Use Powers of 10 to Estimate Quantities

           Objective       to estimate large and small quantities using a power of 10.

        Essential Q             When would you use a power of 10 to estimate a quantity?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 55 together then students work in pairs to complete p.56.

      Assessment        p. 55 – 56 / 7 - 17

     

     

      Wednesday       1.9                        Understand Scientific Notation

           Objective       to use scientific notation to write very large or very small quantities

        Essential Q       What is scientific notation and why is it used?

              Method       Define Scientific Notation and Standard form and use examples 1 – 2 to show how it is used to write small and large numbers. Use Example 3 to model how to convert between standard and scientific notation.

      Assessment        p. 60 / 1 - 7

     

         Thursday       1.9                        Understand Scientific Notation

           Objective       to use scientific notation to write very large or very small quantities

        Essential Q       What is scientific notation and why is it used?

              Method       Review the questions from “Do you know, do you understand”. Work the problems on p. 61 together then students work in pairs to complete p.62.

      Assessment        p. 61 – 62 / 8 – 22

     

     

               Friday       1 – 10       Operations with Numbers in Scientific Notation

           Objective       to perform operations with numbers in scientific notation

        Essential Q       How does using scientific notation help when computing with very large or very small numbers?

              Method       Use Example 1 to show two ways of subtracting numbers in scientific notation. Then Use Examples 2 and 3 to model multiplying and dividing numbers in scientific notation. Review the key concept and then start assignment.

      Assessment        p. 70

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  • Math Lessons for Sept. 9 - 13, 2019

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 9/7/2019

    Math 7

           Monday      Add Integers

           Objective      to add positive and negative integers

        Essential Q    How do you use what you know about absolute value to add integers?

              Method     Explore it. Then use examples 1 – 3 to discuss methods for adding integers.   Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment     p.22 / 1 – 6

     

     

     

          Tuesday      Add Integers

           Objective      to add positive and negative integers

        Essential Q    How do you use what you know about absolute value to add integers?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 23 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 24.

      Assessment       p. 23 – 24

     

     

     

            Wednesday      Subtract Integers

           Objective    to understand subtraction of integers as adding the additive inverse, p – q = p + (-q)

        Essential Q      How is subtracting integers related to adding integers?

              Method    Explore it. Then use examples 1 – 3 to discuss methods for adding integers.   Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment     p.28 / 1 – 6

     

     

     

     

               Thursday      Subtract Integers

           Objective    to understand subtraction of integers as adding the additive inverse, p – q = p + (-q)

        Essential Q      How is subtracting integers related to adding integers?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you understand” then work p. 29 together. Then students work in pairs on p. 30.

      Assessment       p. 29 – 30

     

     

     

               Friday      Rules for Adding and Subtracting Integers

           Objective      to state how to add and subtract integers

        Essential Q       What rules can be used to add or subtract integers?

              Method     Have students describe how they add or subtract integers and discuss their methods. Have them summarize the discussion in rules for adding and subtracting integers. Have students copy the rules into their notes.

      Assessment       participation

    Math 8

            Monday       1-3            Compare and Order Real Numbers

           Objective       to approximate square roots by using perfect squares

                                  to compare and order rational and irrational numbers

        Essential Q       How can you compare and order rational and irrational numbers?

              Method       Show “Solve and Discuss It”.   Continue with Examples 1 to 3. Have students list the perfect squares up to 225 and make sure students can estimate square roots by finding perfect squares on either side of a number.   Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment        p. 22 / 1 – 7

     

     

           Tuesday       1-3            Compare and Order Real Numbers

           Objective       to approximate square roots by using perfect squares

                                  to compare and order rational and irrational numbers

        Essential Q       How can you compare and order rational and irrational numbers?

              Method       Discuss the homework then work p. 23 together. Then students work in pairs to complete p. 24

      Assessment       p. 23 – 24

     

     

      Wednesday       1-4            Evaluate Square Roots and Cube Roots

           Objective       to evaluate square roots and cube roots to solve problems

                                  to evaluate perfect squares and perfect cubes

        Essential Q       How do you evaluate cube roots and square roots?

              Method       Show “Solve and Discuss It”.   Continue with Examples 1 to 3. Make sure students understand the difference between perfect squares and square roots, perfect cubes and cube roots   Relate topic to area and volume. Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment        p. 28 / 1 - 6

     

     

         Thursday       1-4            Evaluate Square Roots and Cube Roots

           Objective       to evaluate square roots and cube roots to solve problems

                                  to evaluate perfect squares and perfect cubes

        Essential Q       How do you evaluate cube roots and square roots?

              Method       Discuss the homework then work p. 29 together. Then students work in pairs to complete p. 30.

      Assessment        p. 29 – 30 / 7 - 18

     

     

               Friday       1-5            Solve Equations Using Square Roots and Cube Roots

           Objective             to solve equations involving squares or cubes

        Essential Q       How can you solve equations involving squares or cubes?

              Method       Show “Solve and Discuss It”.   Continue with Examples 1 to 3. Have students find the answers to problems having two solutions and others having one solution, Spend time so students can come up with and describe answers to the Essential Question.

      Assessment        p. 34 / 1 – 7 .

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  • Math Lessons for May 29 - June 1, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 5/26/2018

    Math 7

         

              Monday   Mid-Topic 3 Review

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 155

     

     

     

             Tuesday   Mid-Topic 3 Test

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     on-line

     

     

     

       Wednesday   Test corrections

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method    separate sheet of paper, copy problem and show all work

      Assessment 

     

     

     

          Thursday   Thanksgiving

     

     

                Friday    Holiday

     

     

    Math 8

            Monday       Holiday

     

     

           Tuesday       Solving 1-Step Equations

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 2-1

     

      Wednesday       Solving 2-Step Equations

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 2-2

     

     

         Thursday       Solving Multi-Step Equations

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 2-3

     

     

               Friday       Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 2-4

     

    Algebra

     

              Monday           Holiday

     

     

     

             Tuesday           Chapter 1 - 2 Review

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 68 – 72 / 1 – 99 odd , p. 153 – 156 / 1 – 64 odd

     

     

       Wednesday           Chapter 3- 4 Review

           Objective              

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 222 – 226 / 1 – 59 odd, p. 283 – 86 / 1 – 31 odd

     

     

         Thursday      Chapter 5 – 6 Review

           Objective     

              Method    

      Assessment       p. 353 – 56 / 1 – 39 odd, p. 408 – 10 / 1 – 31 odd

     

     

               Friday      Chapter 7 – 8 Review

           Objective     

              Method    

      Assessment       p. 474 – 78 / 1 – 85 odd, p. 353 – 58 / 1 – 77 odd

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  • Math Lessons for May 21 - 25, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 5/19/2018

    Math 7

            Monday    Topic 5 Review

           Objective              

        Essential Q   

              Method     

      Assessment     p. 303 - 304

     

     

           Tuesday      Topic 5 Test

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     Topic 5 Test on-line

     

      Wednesday            Camping Trip

           Objective   

        Essential Q              

              Method   

      Assessment

     

     

         Thursday      Camping Trip

           Objective     

        Essential Q     

              Method    

      Assessment      

     

     

               Friday      Camping Trip

           Objective     

        Essential Q              

              Method    

      Assessment      

     

     

    Math 8

            Monday       Real Numbers and the Number Line

           Objective            

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 1 – 3

     

     

           Tuesday       Properties of Real Numbers

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 1 – 4

     

      Wednesday       Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 1 – 5

     

     

         Thursday       Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 1 – 6

     

     

               Friday       The Distributive Property

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 1 - 7

     

     

    Algebra

     

            Monday    The Pythagorean Theorem       

           Objective    to solve problems using the Pythagorean Theorem

                               to identify right triangles

              Method     Have students read pp. 614 - 616

      Assessment     p. 616 – 18 / 1 – 3, 6 – 28 all, 30 – 34 even, 36, 38

     

     

           Tuesday      Quadratic Equation Review

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 604 / 5 – 29

     

    Wednesday      9.6     The Quadratic Formula and the Discriminant

           Objective    to solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula

                               to find the number of solutions of a quadratic equation

              Method     Write the quadratic formula and have students write it in their notes. Use 2x2+3x-5 as an example to show its use. Continue with Problem 2. Then do problems 1 and 2 to check for understanding and have students continue with assignment.

      Assessment     p. 586 – 88 / 1, 2, 7 – 22 all, 50 -54, 58 - 61

     

     

       Thursday      9.6     The Quadratic Formula and the Discriminant

           Objective    to solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula

                               to find the number of solutions of a quadratic equation

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 586 – 88 / 3, 4, 23 – 34 all, 36 – 40 even, 41 – 44 all

     

     

               Friday      Programming the Quadratic Formula on the Calculators

           Objective      to program the quadratic formula on the TI-86 calculators

              Method     Write the quadratic formula on the board and write a flow chart for how it could be programmed. Identify the commands and what they do as we are programming.   Discuss problems and how to isolate them.

      Assessment       participation

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  • Math Lessons for May 14 - 18, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 5/12/2018

    Math 7

     

            Monday      5 – 5           Solve Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division

           Objective      to solve inequalities using multiplication or division

        Essential Q               How is solving inequalities with multiplication and division similar to and different from solving equations with multiplication and division?

              Method      Review “Do you know, Do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     XL 5 – 5

     

     

           Tuesday      5 – 6           Solve 2-Step Inequalities

           Objective               to write and solve two-step inequalities

        Essential Q    How is solving a 2-step inequality similar to and different from solving a 2-step equation?

              Method    Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete and discuss questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment     p. 292

     

      Wednesday      5 – 6           Solve 2-Step Inequalities

           Objective               to write and solve two-step inequalities

        Essential Q    How is solving a 2-step inequality similar to and different from solving a 2-step equation?

              Method    Review “Do you know, Do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     XL 5 – 6

     

     

         Thursday      5 – 7           Solve Multi-step Inequalities

           Objective      to solve inequalities that require multiple steps

        Essential Q      How is solving a multi-step inequality similar to and different from solving a multi-step equation?

              Method     Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete and discuss questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment       p. 298

     

     

               Friday      5 – 7           Solve Multi-step Inequalities

           Objective      to solve inequalities that require multiple steps

        Essential Q      How is solving a multi-step inequality similar to and different from solving a multi-step equation?

              Method    Review “Do you know, Do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     XL 5 – 7

     

    Math 8

     

            Monday       Variables and Expressions

           Objective            

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        worksheet 1 – 1

     

     

           Tuesday       Order of Operations and Evaluating Expressions

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        Worksheet 1 - 2

     

      Wednesday       Survival

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment       

     

     

         Thursday       Survival

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment       

     

     

               Friday       Survival

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment       

     

    Algebra

           Monday      Mid-Chapter 9 Review

           Objective   

              Method     Students work in groups to complete

      Assessment     p. 575 / all

     

     

             Tuesday     Mid-Chapter 9 Test

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment     Mid-Chapter 9 Test

     

       Wednesday           Survival Trip

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment    

     

     

          Thursday           Survival Trip

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment    

     

     

                Friday           Survival Trip

           Objective              

              Method   

      Assessment    

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  • Math Lessons for May 7 - 11, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 5/5/2018

    Math 7

     

            Monday    Topic 8 Review

           Objective              

        Essential Q   

              Method     

      Assessment     p. 480 – 482 / 8-6 to 8-9

     

     

           Tuesday      Topic 8 Test

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     Topic test on-line

     

      Wednesday      5 – 4           Solving Inequalities Using Addition and Subtraction

           Objective    to solve inequalities using addition and subtraction

        Essential Q               How is solving inequalities with addition and subtraaction similar to and different from solving equations with addition and subtraction?

              Method    Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete and discuss questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

    Assessment       p. 276

     

         Thursday      5 – 4           Solving Inequalities Using Addition and Subtraction

           Objective    to solve inequalities using addition and subtraction

        Essential Q               How is solving inequalities with addition and subtraaction similar to and different from solving equations with addition and subtraction?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     XL 5 – 4

     

     

               Friday      5 – 5           Solve Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division

           Objective      to solve inequalities using multiplication or division

        Essential Q               How is solving inequalities with multiplication and division similar to and different from solving equations with multiplication and division?

              Method     Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete and discuss questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment       p. 282

     

    Math 8

     

            Monday       5 – 3         Solve Systems by Substitution

           Objective       to solve systems of equations by substitution

        Essential Q             When is substitution a useful method for solving systems of equations

              Method       Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how?  Then students start on assignment.

      Assessment        XL 5-3

     

     

           Tuesday       5-4            Solve Systems by Elimination

           Objective       to solve systems of equations by elimination

        Essential Q       How are the properties of equality used to solve systems of linear equations

              Method       Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” 

      Assessment        p. 280

     

      Wednesday       5-4            Solve Systems by Elimination

           Objective       to solve systems of equations by elimination

        Essential Q       How are the properties of equality used to solve systems of linear equations

              Method       Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how?  Then students start on assignment.

      Assessment        XL 5 – 4

     

     

         Thursday       Topic 5 Review

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        p. 290

     

     

               Friday       Topic 5 Test

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment        topic 5 test on-line

     

    Algebra

     

              Monday           9.1        Quadratic Graphs and Their Properties

           Objective               to graph quadratic functions of the form y = ax2 and y = ax2 + c

              Method    Define the terms on p. 546 – 7. Use Problem 1 to identify the vertex and Problem 2 to model graphing y = ax2.   Use Problem 3 to show how changing the coefficient changes the graph including negative coefficients. .As a class, answer questions 1 and 2 to check for understanding then students continue.

      Assessment     p. 549 – 52 / 1,2,7 – 15 odd, 28 - 46

     

     

             Tuesday           9.1      Quadratic Graphs and Their Properties

           Objective               to graph quadratic functions of the form y = ax2 and y = ax2 + c

              Method     Use Problems 4 and 5 to model graphs of y = ax2 + c and falling objects. Check for understanding with problems 3 – 5. Then students continue.

      Assessment     p. 549 – 52 / 3 – 5, 16 – 28 all, 30, 32, 33, 34 – 40 even, 46, 48

     

     

       Wednesday           9.2        Quadratic Functions

           Objective    to graph quadratic functions of the form ax2 + bx +c

              Method    Use DESMOS to change values of a, b, and c and show the differences they make. Change c first, then a, and then b. Show how to find the line of symmetry using –b/2a. Use Problems 1 and 2 to model graphing. Use problems 1 and 2 to check for understanding then students continue.

      Assessment     p. 556 – 58 / 1,2, 7 – 27 all, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34

     

     

          Thursday           9.3        Solving Quadratic Equations

           Objective    to solve quadratic equations by graphing and using square roots.

              Method    Define quadratic equation and “roots of the equation” or “zeros of the function”   Use Problems 1 – 3 to model solving quadratic equations by graphing or square roots. And choosing a reasonable solution. Do problems 1 – 3 together to check for understanding then student continue.

      Assessment     p. 563 – 66 / 1 – 3, 9 – 35 odd, 37 - 57

     

     

                Friday           9.4        Factoring to Solve Quadratic Equations

           Objective               to solve quadratic equations by factoring

              Method    Have students read pages 568 – 570 and work in groups on assignment. They can check answers in the folder.

      Assessment     p. 570 – 2 / 1 – 4, 8 – 28 all, 30 – 40 even

     

     

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  • Math Lessons for Apr. 30 - May 4, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 4/28/2018

    Math 7

     

            Monday      in-service (no students

     

     

     

           Tuesday    8.8     Solve Problems Involving Surface Area

           Objective               to find the area and surface area of 2-dimensional composite shapes and 3-dimensional figures.

        Essential Q    How is finding the area of composite 2-dimensional figures similar to finding the surface area of 3-dimensional figures?

              Method     Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete and discuss questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment     p. 468

     

     

      Wednesday    8.8     Solve Problems Involving Surface Area

           Objective               to find the area and surface area of 2-dimensional composite shapes and 3-dimensional figures.

        Essential Q    How is finding the area of composite 2-dimensional figures similar to finding the surface area of 3-dimensional figures?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     XL 8-8

     

     

         Thursday      8.9  Solve Problems Involving Volume

           Objective      to use the area of the base of a 3-dimensional figure to find its volume

        Essential Q               How does the formula for volume of a prism help you understand what volume of a prism means?

             Method       Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment       p. 474

     

     

               Friday      8.9  Solve Problems Involving Volume

           Objective      to use the area of the base of a 3-dimensional figure to find its volume

        Essential Q               How does the formula for volume of a prism help you understand what volume of a prism means?

              Method     Review “Do you know, Do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment       Math XL 8-9

     

    Math 8

     

            Monday       Professional Development – no students

     

     

           Tuesday       8.4                        Find Volume of Spheres

           Objective       to find the volume of a sphere and use it to solve problems.

        Essential Q             How is the volume of a sphere related to the volume of a cone?

              Method       Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how?  

      Assessment        XL 8-4

     

      Wednesday       Topic 8 Review

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment        p. 449 - 450

     

     

         Thursday       Topic 8 Test

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        Topic 8 Test on-line

     

     

               Friday       5 – 3         Solve Systems by Substitution

           Objective       to solve systems of equations by substitution

        Essential Q             When is substitution a useful method for solving systems of equations

              Method       Review systems of equations and how we solved them by graphing. Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” 

      Assessment        p. 274

     

    Algebra

     

           Monday      Professional Development – no students

     

     

             Tuesday           8.8        Factoring by Grouping

           Objective               to factor higher-degree polynomials by grouping

              Method    Students work in groups.

      Assessment     p. 531 – 33 / 3, 28 – 30, 38, 40, 47 - 61

     

     

       Wednesday           Review – Chapter 8

           Objective   

              Method    Students work in groups.

      Assessment     p. 539

     

     

     

          Thursday           Test – Chapter 8

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment    

     

     

     

                Friday           Chapter 9 – Get Ready

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 543

     

     

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  • Math Lessons for Apr. 23 - 27, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 4/20/2018

    Math 7

     

            Monday    Mid-Chapter 8 Test    

           Objective              

        Essential Q   

              Method     

      Assessment     mid chapter 8 test and test corrections

     

     

     

           Tuesday      8.6  Solve Problems Involving Area of a Circle

           Objective               to solve problems involving the area of a circle

        Essential Q    How can the area formula for a circle be used to solve problems?

              Method    Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment     p. 452

     

     

      Wednesday      8.6  Solve Problems Involving Area of a Circle

           Objective               to solve problems involving the area of a circle

        Essential Q    How can the area formula for a circle be used to solve problems?

              Method       Review “Do you know, do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     p. 453 – 454

     

     

     

     

         Thursday      8.7 Describe Cross Sections

           Objective      to determine what the cross section looks like when a 3D figure is sliced

        Essential Q      How do the faces of a three-dimensional figure determine the two-dimensional shapes created by slicing the figure?

              Method     Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment       p. 462

     

     

               Friday      Describe Cross Sections

           Objective      to determine what the cross section looks like when a 3D figure is sliced

        Essential Q      How do the faces of a three-dimensional figure determine the two-dimensional shapes created by slicing the figure?

              Method     Review “Do you know, do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment       p. 463 – 464

     

    Math 8

     

            Monday       Mid-Topic 8 Review

           Objective            

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        p. 429, p. 448 – 449 – lessons 8.1 and 8.2

     

     

           Tuesday       Mid-Topic 8 Test

           Objective      

        Essential Q      

              Method      

      Assessment        Mid-Topic 8 Test

     

      Wednesday       8-3            Find the Volume of Cones

           Objective       to find the volume of cones

        Essential Q             How is the volume of a cone related to the volume of a cylinder?

              Method       Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment        p. 434

     

     

         Thursday       8-3            Find the Volume of Cones

           Objective       to find the volume of cones

        Essential Q             How is the volume of a cone related to the volume of a cylinder?

              Method       Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how?  

      Assessment        p. 435 – 436

     

     

               Friday       8.4                        Find Volume of Spheres

           Objective       to find the volume of a sphere and use it to solve problems.

        Essential Q             How is the volume of a sphere related to the volume of a cone?

              Method       Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”  Assessment                 

    Assessment         p. 440

     

    Algebra

     

           Monday      8.6     Factoring ax2 +bx + c

           Objective    to factor trinomials of the form ax2 +bx + c

              Method     Use problems 1 – 3 to model how to factor the given trinomials. Use problems 1 – 3 to check for understanding then students work on assignment.

      Assessment     p. 520 – 22 / 1, 2, 8 – 19 all

     

     

             Tuesday           8.6        Factoring ax2 +bx + c

           Objective    to factor trinomials of the form ax2 +bx + c

              Method    Use problems 4 to model factoring a common monomial out first. Use problems 3 and 4 to check for understanding then students work on assignment.

      Assessment     p. 520 – 22 / 3, 4, 20 – 27 all, 28 – 34 even, 35,36, 38 – 46 even

     

       Wednesday           8.7        Factoring Special Cases

           Objective    to factor perfect-square trinomials and the differences of two squares

              Method    review squaring a binomial and discuss the factoring of perfect-square trinomials. Practice with some and do problems 1 and 2. Check for understanding with problems 1-2 on the assignment then students continue.

      Assessment     p. 526 – 28 / 1,2, 9 – 23, 58 - 67

     

     

          Thursday           8.7        Factoring Special Cases

           Objective    to factor perfect-square trinomials and the differences of two squares

              Method    Review (a+b)(a-b) and factor several examples including Problems 3 and 4. Check for understanding with problems 3 – 5 on the assignment then students continue.

      Assessment     p. 526 – 28 / 3 – 5, 24 – 40, 42, 43, 49

     

     

                Friday           8.8        Factoring by Grouping

           Objective               to factor higher-degree polynomials by grouping

              Method    Use Problems 1 and 2 to model factoring by grouping and factoring completely.  Use Problem 3 as and example of applying factoring to a story problem. Use problems 1 and 2 to check for understanding then students continue.

      Assessment     p. 531-33/ 1,2, 9 – 27, 32, 34, 35

     

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  • Math Lessons for Apr. 16 - 20, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 4/13/2018

    Math 7

     

              Monday           8-4      Solve Problems Using Angle Relationships

           Objective               to solve problems involving angle relationships

        Essential Q    How are angles formed by intersecting lines related?

              Method     Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 438

      Assessment     p. 438

     

     

     

           Tuesday            8-4      Solve Problems Using Angle Relationships

           Objective       to solve problems involving angle relationships

        Essential Q         How are angles formed by intersecting lines related?

              Method             Review “Do you know, do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment        p. 439 – 440

     

     

     

      Wednesday      8.5            Solve Problems Involving Circumference of a Circle

           Objective            to solve problems involving radius, diameter, and circumference of circles

        Essential Q       How is the circumference of a circle related to the length of its diameter?

              Method       Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment        p. 444

     

     

         Thursday            8.5        Solve Problems Involving Circumference of a Circle

           Objective            to solve problems involving radius, diameter, and circumference of circles

        Essential Q       How is the circumference of a circle related to the length of its diameter?

              Method       Review “Do you know, do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment        p. 445-446

     

     

               Friday       Mid-Chapter 8 Review

           Objective      

        Essential Q            

              Method      

      Assessment        p. 447, p. 478 – 80 / 8-1 to 8-5

     

    Math 8

     

            Monday       Get Ready Topic 8 – Solve Problems Involving Surface Area and Volume

           Objective

        Essential Q 

              Method       Have students copy formulas for area in their notes. Circle, triangle, parallelogram, rectangle, trapezoid. Students work to complete p. 415. When finished, do test corrections.

      Assessment        p. 415

     

     

           Tuesday       8-1            Find Surface Area of Three Dimensional Figures

           Objective       to find the surface areas of cylinders, cones, and spheres

        Essential Q       how are the areas of polygons used to find the surface area formulas for three-dimensional figures?

              Method       Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment        p. 420

     

      Wednesday       8-1            Find Surface Area of Three Dimensional Figures

           Objective       to find the surface areas of cylinders, cones, and spheres

        Essential Q       how are the areas of polygons used to find the surface area formulas for three-dimensional figures?

              Method       Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how?  

      Assessment        p. 421 – 422

     

     

         Thursday       8 – 2         Find Volume of Cylinders

           Objective       to find the volume of a cylinder

        Essential Q       How is the volume of a cylinder related to the volume of a rectangular prism?

              Method       Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment        p. 426

     

     

               Friday       8 – 2         Find Volume of Cylinders

           Objective       to find the volume of a cylinder

        Essential Q       How is the volume of a cylinder related to the volume of a rectangular prism?

              Method       Discuss questions on Do You Understand? and Do you know how?  

      Assessment        p. 427 428

     

    Algebra

     

              Monday           8.4        Multiplying Special Cases

           Objective               to find the square of a binomial and to find the product of a sum and a difference

              Method     Use problem 4 and 5 in the lesson to model how to find the product of a sum and a difference and to give examples. Do problems 4 and 5 as a class then students continue to finish the assignment.

      Assessment     p. 507-09 / 4,5, 25 – 35 all, 36 – 50 even, 51, 52

     

     

             Tuesday           Review

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 510 / 1-30

     

       Wednesday           Test

           Objective   

              Method   

      Assessment     Mid-Chapter 8 Test

     

     

          Thursday           8.5        Factoring x2 +bx + c

           Objective    to factor trinomials of the form   x2 +bx + c

              Method    Use problems 1 – 3 to model how to factor the given trinomials. Use problems 1 – 3 to check for understanding then students work on assignment.

      Assessment     p. 515-17 / 1-3, 10 – 29 all, 61 - 73

     

     

                Friday           8.5        Factoring x2 +bx + c

           Objective    to factor trinomials of the form   x2 +bx + c      

              Method    Use problems 4 and 5 to model factoring trinomials with 2 variables and applying factoring to problems. Use problems 4 and 5 to check for understanding then students work on assignment.

      Assessment     p. 515-17 / 4, 5, 30 – 40 all, 42 – 44 all, 50 – 54 even

     

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  • Math Lessons for Apr. 9 - 13, 2018

    Posted by Ole Sullivan on 4/8/2018

    Math 7

     

              Monday      8-2                        Draw Geometric Figures                  7.G.A.2   MP 1,2,3,5

           Objective      to sketch quadrilaterals with given conditions

                                  to name and classify quadrilaterals according to their properties.

        Essential Q      How can a shape that meets given conditions be drawn?

              Method      Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 424 / 1-6

      Assessment      participation

     

     

     

          Tuesday      8-2                        Draw Geometric Figures                  7.G.A.2   MP 1,2,3,5

           Objective      to sketch quadrilaterals with given conditions

                                  to name and classify quadrilaterals according to their properties.

        Essential Q      How can a shape that meets given conditions be drawn?

              Method     Review “Do you know, do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     p. 425-26

     

     

       Wednesday           8-3       Draw Triangles with Given Conditions

           Objective    to draw triangles when given information about their side lengths and angle measures

        Essential Q    How can you determine when it is possible to draw a triangle given certain conditions?

              Method     Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 431

    Assessment        p. 431

     

     

          Thursday           8-3       Draw Triangles with Given Conditions

           Objective    to draw triangles when given information about their side lengths and angle measures

        Essential Q    How can you determine when it is possible to draw a triangle given certain conditions?

              Method             Review “Do you know, do you Understand” questions then start on assignment

      Assessment     p. 432-434

     

     

                Friday           8-4       Solve Problems Using Angle Relationships

           Objective               to solve problems involving angle relationships

        Essential Q    How are angles formed by intersecting lines related?

              Method         w lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know” p. 438

      Assessment     p. 438

     

    Math 8

           Monday      Understand the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem

           Objective    to use the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem to identify right triangle

        Essential Q    How can you determine whether a triangle is a right triangle?

              Method     Discus the questions: “Dou You Understand” and “Do You Know How?”

      Assessment     p. 391-92

     

     

             Tuesday           Mid-Topic 7 Review

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     p. 393

     

       Wednesday           Mid-Topic 7 Test

           Objective   

        Essential Q   

              Method   

      Assessment     on line assessment

     

     

          Thursday           7.4        Distance in the Coordinate Plane

           Objective    use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in the coordinate plane

        Essential Q    How can you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points?

              Method    Follow lesson thru Example 3. Discuss the key concept. Have students complete questions: “Do you Understand, do you know”

      Assessment     p. 404

     

     

                Friday           7.4        Distance in the Coordinate Plane

           Objective    use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in the coordinate plane

        Essential Q    How can you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points?

              Method     Discus the questions: “Dou You Understand” and “Do You Know How?”

      Assessment     p. 405-406

     

     

    Algebra

     

              Monday           8.2      Multiplying and Factoring

           Objective    to multiply a monomial by a polynomial

                               to factor a monomial from a polynomial

              Method    Use problems 1 – 3 to model multiplying a monomial and a polynomial and also factoring a monomial from a polynomial by looking for common factors. Then start assignment.

      Assessment     p. 494 – 96 / 1-3, 9-26 all, 44 – 58

     

     

             Tuesday           8.2        Multiplying and Factoring

           Objective    to multiply a monomial by a polynomial

                               to factor a monomial from a polynomial

              Method    Use problems 1 – 3 to model multiplying a monomial and a polynomial and also factoring a monomial from a polynomial by looking for common factors. Then start assignment.

      Assessment     p. 494 – 96 / 27, 28, 30-34 even, 35, 36, 38, 40

     

                           

     

       Wednesday           8.3        Multiplying Binomials

           Objective               to multiply binomials or a trinomial by a binomial

              Method    Use problems 1 – 3 to model multiplying binomials using the distributive property, a table, area model and FOIL. Use problems 1-3 on the assignment to check for understanding then have students complete.

      Assessment     p. 501-03/ 1-3, 8 – 28 all

     

     

     

          Thursday           8.3        Multiplying Binomials      

           Objective               to multiply binomials or a trinomial by a binomial

              Method    Use problem 4 on page 500 to illustrate multiplying binomials in a problem situation. Check for understanding using problems 4 and 5 and have students complete the assignment.

      Assessment     p. 501 – 03/ 4, 5, 29 – 35 all, 36 – 46 even

     

     

     

                Friday           8.4        Multiplying Special Cases

           Objective               to find the square of a binomial and to find the product of a sum and a difference

              Method    Use problems 1 – 5 to show the key concept of the square of a binomial and the product of a sum and a difference and to give examples. Use problems 1-3 on the assignment to check for understanding then have students complete the assignment.

      Assessment     p. 507 – 509/ 1-3, 9 – 24 all, 59 - 71

     

     

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