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Week of Oct 23, 2017
  • Test on rational numbers on Thurs, Oct 26. Study guide completion the rest of the week.

Links
Buzz Math - www.buzzmath.com
Khan Academy - www.khanacademy.org
Front Row Ed - https://student.frontrowed.com/#login
Math Warriors - www.mathwarriorswebseries.com
Buzz Math Class Codes - 7Pattee 6AEA-AB23 7Merten 3485-6A7E
Sphero SPRK - How To Videos

Class Action Blog

Thurs, Oct 19-Tues, Oct 24, 2017
Study Guide completion for test on Thurs.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Shortened classed today due to the trip to see the Daily Show set . . . we watched a short video on "What is scientific notation?" and added some notes together as well as practice problems. Some students began working on the Buzz Math "Intro to Scientific Notation."
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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
After the quiz today, we discussed what a rational number is and how we can distinguish it from an irrational number. After doing some practice problems on p 34 in the book, we played Kahoot.
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Monday, Oct 16, 2017
Integer Warp
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Friday, Oct 13. 2017
Work for Class:
1) p 25 #1-13
2) Finish Buzz Math "Investigating Patterns of Multiplication & Division"
3) Finish Buzz Math "Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide Integers"
HW: p 28 #14-28

Thurs, Oct 12, 2017
Groups shared their Golf Anyone? projects and we reviewed how to multiply and divide integers.
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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
After a check in on adding integers using a number line, students worked on a project together depicting a round of Jordan Spieth's golf on a number line.

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
*Ms. Key to correct HW in small groups during class

Group A
1) put notes in notebook
2) p 19-20 ALL
3) Buzz Math "Integer Subtraction by Adding the Opposite"

Group B
1) p 21 #6-17
2) Integer Shell Math Project (in groups of 2-3 only)

Monday, Oct 9, 2017
No School

Friday, Oct 6, 2017
Group A
1) Regroup + review; copy chart into notes
2) p 15 #1-10

Group B
1) p 18 #11-19 (check with Ms. Key)
2) Buzz Math "Using Integer Addition and Subtraction to Solve Problems II or III"


Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
After sharing our notes from yesterday on how to convert fractions to decimals, students practiced to get ready for their quiz on fractions tomorrow by practicing on p 13 #1-15 and #33-41 odds.
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Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Stations
1) Decimal Jeopardy (Promethean Board)
2) Arcademic Skillbuilder "Multiplying Fractions" Game (bean bags by desk)
3) Correct HW with Ms. Key (black table by air conditioner or black table by bball hoop)
4) PowToon "Terminating and Repeating Decimals" video + notes (then game) (notes)

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
Group 1 (black table by computers)
1) p 8 #2-6
2) Buzz Math

Group 2 (couch)
1) Virtual Nerd + notes (Multiplying or Dividing - Ms. Key will tell you
2) Buzz Math

Group 3 (tables and bean bags)
1) p 10 #10-30 in book
2) Buzz Math Mission "The Lost Talisman"

Monday, Oct 2, 2017
Group 1 (black table by computers)
1) p 4 #9-25 (see Ms. Key which ones to do)

Group 2 (Couch)
1) Watch Virtual Nerd + notes (click ADVANCED and then click allow at bottom of screen)
2) p 5 Try These A and #3-4, check with teacher when done

Group 3 (Black Table by Ms. Key's desk and/or bean bags by desk)
1) Watch Virtual Nerd + notes (click ADVANCED and then click allow at bottom of screen)
2) p 6 Try These B and #5-13, check with teacher when done

Group 4 (at regular tables)
Charmin Challenge Exemplar

Test Retake Instructions:
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Friday, Sept 29, 2017
No School

Thursday, Sept 28, 2017
U1 test on data analysis

Tuesday, Sept 26-Wed, Sept 27, 2017
Study Guide completion

Monday, Sept 25, 2017
We completed a practice problem on comparing populations using box plots together to get ready for our quiz tomorrow. Then we finished our MAD practice problems from last week. Students worked on that in partners before beginning their study guides.
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Friday, Sept 22, 2017
Students worked on a box plot problem in their notebook for BW. We shared what we learned about MAD last night and completed a practice MAD problem. Then they worked on pairs on some MAD comparison problems.
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Thurs, Sept 21, 2017
During class we corrected HW and completed a check in on p 370 #22-26.

These are the questions for your HW video:
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Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017
We corrected our HW and then practiced using box plots on Buzz Math "interquartiles . . ."

Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017
After reviewing our HW, we worked on how to make a box plot. Students watched the Virtual Nerd "What is a box and whisker plot? and took notes. Then we did a few problems together on the board and then in partners on p 362 #1-5.
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Monday, Sept 18, 2017
Students shared their sampling project and wrote their conclusions.

Wednesday, Sept 13-Friday, Sept 15, 2017
Students worked on sampling projects in their table groups. Information for the GoogleForms and poster are below.
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Tuesday, Sept 12, 2017
Review for the quiz tomorrow on sampling variability . . . students completed a check in on Mastery Connect and then looked at what we've learned about sampling variability. Students also began working on their Sampling Project in groups.
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Monday, Sept 11, 2017
Today we collected samples of different sizes using the random paper clip method from last week. Results are below. Students noticed that as the sample size gets bigger, the variability decreases and the data is more representative of the population.
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practice for quiz on Wed 9.13.17


Friday, Sept 8, 2017
Students practiced an inference question with sample data for BW. Then we finished our check in on p 336 #1-6 on LL. Students played the SolveMe Mobiles game below when they were done.
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SolveMe Mobiles


Thursday, Sept 7, 2017
We collected another sample of summer book reading, this time with a more random method of tossing paper clips. We noticed that the dot plots were more clustered around the actual population mean. When you select a sample randomly, the data is more representative of the population.
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Wednesday, Sept 6, 2017
Students shared what they know about displays and what type of data goes on each. Then we began a sampling activity on p 328. Students began by guessing and choosing samples on their own. We looked at how this changes the data.
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Tuesday, Sept 5, 2017
Students used their pie charts from over the weekend to write part to part and part to whole comparisons on p 325 #5-10 in their books. Then we discussed what they remembered last year about statistical questions (notes below). We practiced identifying statistical questions on NearPod too.
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Monday, Sept 4, 2017
NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

Friday, Sept 1, 2017
Students worked on Buzz Math "Interpreting Data from a Sample" and then shared what tney know about populations, a census, and a sample. We added these to our notes in our math book. Then with their table we completed p 325 #1-4 in their book.
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For HW we will create a pie chart of the birthdays in our class on GoogleSheets. Use the data below for your HOMEROOM ONLY. This video can help you if you don't know how to make a pie chart on GoogleSheets.
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Thursday, Aug 31, 2017
Groups completed their mystery line plots, and then we discussed which questions went with each set of data. We saw how each type of data tells a story, and you have to look closely at the characteristics to help explain things about the sample. We also talked about what techniques we used to calculate with such large groups of numbers.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Students worked in groups to analyze the data from our questionnaire yesterday. They are creating line plots and finding the measures of center for each set of data. We'll use these attributes to determine what information goes with each question.

Tues, Aug 29, 2017
7th Grade Math Questionnaire

After taking a preassessment on data analysis for the unit, students reviewed the measures of center, writing the definitions in their notebooks and worked on a few practice problems with their table groups.
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Thursday, Aug 24, 2017
Supplies and book distribution! For HW, follow the steps below to activate your Buzz Math account.

1) Go to www.buzzmath.com/activate
2) Enter the code listed above in the "Links" section for your class.
3) Complete the information listed. If you are an old student, make sure you check the correct box.