Wednesday, May 31, 2017
No class due to MAP testing

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Monday, May 29, 2017
NO SCHOOL

Friday, May 26, 2017
Test on geometric proportions

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Review day

Monday, May 22-Wed, May 24, 2017
Study guide completion, test on Friday

Friday, May 19, 2017 1) Finish Dilation wksht
2) Pythagorean Theorem Buzz Math (calc allowed on Buzz Math)
3) Design a Garden

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Practice today with the Pythagorean Theorem. Students learned what the equation was and what it represents.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Practice with dilation of figures on a coordinate grid

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Practice today with scale factors . . . students worked individually with teachers to get ready for the quiz tomorrow on similar figures. Then we practiced converting units with scale factors on p 111 #1-10 before begin work on the Design a Garden project.

Friday, May 12, 2017
Tessellation Reflection Paragraph Your paragraph with complete sentences should include:
1) Title of your art piece
2) How you made your stencil
3) Transformations present in your art piece
4) Inspiration

Thursday, May 11, 2017
1) Mastery Connect Preassessment
2) Watch Virtual Nerd "What is a similar figure?" + notes
3) p 162 #7 + p 164 #1-2 --> check with teacher
4) Buzz Math "Similar Figures and Missing Measurements"

Tuesday, May 9-Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Tessellations

Monday, May 8, 2017
No school - teacher PD

Friday, May 5, 2017
U8 Test on transformations

Wednesday, May 3-Thursday, May 4, 2017
Study Guide Completion

Monday, May 1-Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Tessellation work

Complete the following questions about your graph on a Googledoc with your team and submit to Ms. Key. Include a picture of your graph!
1) Where does your graph start?
2) Is your graph linear or nonlinear or both?
3) Break your graph up into intervals describing it. (Ex: From 0-4 sec it increases linearly from 0 to 5; from 4-6 it is flat; from 6-9 it decreases nonlinearly back to 0.)
4) Where does your graph end? Is it at the same level it started?

What Needs To Be In Your Video
1) Blank graph set-up (label axes)
2) Full speed video
3) Half speed video
4)

Monday, April 24, 2017
Quiz today on rotations, reflections, and translations Tessallations

Friday, April 21, 2017
Students shared what they learned about reflections of the x-axis, y-axis and the diagonal line y = x. As a class we practiced these as well as flipping them over vertical and horizontal lines that were not an axes. Students worked on Buzz Math "Reflections on a Coordinate Grid" and then a practice worksheet.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
More practice with sequences of rotations . . . students continued their sequence practice packet.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
More practice today with rotating shapes with a compass and protractor but this time in a sequence! After sharing struggles and successes with the HW, we worked in small groups to rotate shapes.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Learned how to rotate a shape with a compass and a protractor today:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Check in today with translating shapes . . . then we did a clothesline!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
We continued practice today using vectors to translate shapes and geometric figures using vectors. After reviewing how to identify movement on a coordinate grid, we also practiced using vectors to translate shapes in free space. Using rules we can measure the vertical and horizontal movement of a vector and then translate the preimage.

Monday, April 10, 2017
Students started the new unit with a preassesment on standards 8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.2, and 8.G.A.3 on Mastery Connect. Then we played Polygraph Transformations on Desmos. We learned that in order to communicate how shapes move, we need precise language and common terminology. We learned some common definitions and terms and wrote them in our notebooks before practicing translations on coordinate grids on Buzz Math.

Friday, April 7, 2017
Quiz on volume of prisms and pyramids, then watch Flatland

Thursday, April 6, 2017 1) Finish Buzz Math “Volume of Pyramids” 2) p 221 #1-16 3) Volume Review Jeopardy in partners HW: Check in on volume tomorrow

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
No class due to confessions

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Volume of Pyramids today . . . students worked on Buzz Math "Volume of Pyramids" after doing a few practice problems together on the board.

Monday, April 3, 2017
Today we began a mini-unit on volume of 3D figures, starting today with a review of prisms. Students took notes and then reviewed a problem together before practicing on Buzz Math "Volume of Prisms" and "Volume of Prisms with Fractional Sides."

Friday, Mar 31, 2017
U7 test on geometric relationships today - and clean out your math folder except for tests!

Tuesday, Mar 28-Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
Study guide completion for test on Friday. The following concepts will be tested:

angle pairs

writing equations from angle pairs

angles in polygons & writing equations from them

drawing triangles

identifying unique triangles

area and perimeter of polygons

area and circumference of circles

Monday, Mar 27, 2017
After reviewing our HW on composite shapes, we learned our final concept for the unit on inscribed area.

Friday, Mar 17, 2017
More practice today with composite shapes . . . students found the perimeter and area of composite shapes in partners (worksheet) and then worked on an Aspire Review quizlet.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
After the quiz today constructing triangles and area of polygons, students practiced finding the area of composite shapes. We began by working on p 179 #1-2 with their table groups.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
More practice with circles . . . students worked on Buzz Math "Intro to Area of Circles" and "Circumference of Circles."

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017
Pi Day! After eating pi(e), we read Sir Cumference & the Diameter of Pi and talked about how pi is related to circles.

Monday, Mar 13, 2017
After a check in on constructing unique triangles, students worked on practice with area of polygons. After Check in:
1) Buzz Math "Area of Polygons"
2) Buzz Math "Rhombi & Parallelograms"
3) Buzz Math "Perimeter & Area of Polygons"

Friday, Mar 10, 2017
No school due to parent teacher conferences

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017
More practice with constructing triangles

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
After reviewing our HW on triangle theorem, we worked with a protractor and straight edge today to draw triangles given certain dimensions and determine whether or not they create unique triangles.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 While students are finishing their Sphero project . . . 1) Buzz Math "Constructing Triangles" 2) p 150 #7-19-- Draw #16-18 in notebook or on LL

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 1) Quiz on Angles in Polygons 2) Finish coding polygon on wksht 3) Finish coding on iPad DO NOT Test on Sphero
4) Unique Triangle Video + notes

Friday, Mar 3, 2017
1) Finish coding Sphero on wksht - at desk
2) Begin coding into iPad program/test (you only get two trials on Sphero) - on bean bags
3) p 147 #1-5 in book - at desk or couch

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
Students designed their polygons to code into Sphero LIghtning Lab based on how it was modeled yesterday. Tomorrow we'll begin coding the programs into the iPad for painting on Monday.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
We modeled today how to draw a polygon and use its exterior angles to program the Sphero to draw it. Tomorrow in class they will design their own polygon and write programs for the Sphero.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
More practice with finding exterior and interior angles of polygons today . . . students worked on more complex star and intersection problems after completing a check in.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017
Students shared what they learned in their investigation on interior angles of a polygon. We discussed and added to their notes. Then they worked on Buzz Math "Angle Measures: Sums of Angles in a Polygon."

Friday, Feb 24, 2017
1) Quiz on angle relationships (angle vocab sheet allowed)
2) Interior Angles of Polygons Geogebra Investigation
--tape chart + questions into notebook
--use this applet to complete investigation

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
Students continued practice with writing equations for angle pairs, this time with angles formed by transversals and parallel lines. They finished their packet they began for HW last night, writing equations for the relationships. They also worked on a Buzz Math "Parallel Lines & Transversals."

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Today we discussed our investigation from yesterday on the angles formed form parallel lines and transversals. Students shared their observations and color coded notes together. Then we practiced identifying these angles on Kahoot.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Parallel Lines Cut By Transversal:
1) Copy questions from website board into notebook.
2) Visit this link to investigate each type of angle.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
More practice today with using angle relationships to find missing angles . . . after reviewing our HW Aspire Quizlet on Statistics, students worked on p 141 #14-22 with practicing on finding missing angles and writing equations based on those relationships. Our quiz on Tuesday will be on similar types of problems.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Shortened class today due to Valentine's Day parties . . . students worked on their notes from yesterday and then began working on Buzz Math "Angle Measures."

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 1) Mastery Connect Bubblesheet Preassessment

a. Merten Test Code – 264498

b. Dohan Test CodeCode - 265538

2) Getting Ready p 136 #1-8 in book, correct (answer key attached) 3) Students complete Angle Vocab sheet (included) while watching video linked on wiki. Only need to compelte vocab #1-8. Complete individually 4) p 137 #1-10

Friday, Feb 10, 2017
U6 Linear Relationships test

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 Options for Review:
1) Direct Variation/Proportional Relationship Extra Practice

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
More practice today with direct variation equations. Students also began their study guides for the unit test on Friday.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Today we practiced finding the k values and equations for proportional relationships given x and y values. We did some practice problems together before working on problems in partners and small groups.

Monday, Feb 6, 2017
Students finished p 97 #1-23 on LL. Some students began working on slope on Buzz Math as well.

Friday, Feb 3, 2017
Today students completed a check in on p 97 #1-23 on LL. Students also reviewed their quizzes on unit rates with the teachers.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
More practice today with finding the unit rate and writing equations using the constant of proportionality. Students worked on Buzz Math "Proportional Relationships & Graphs."

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Today we practiced finding equations for proportional relationships. The constant of proportionality (k) is equal to the unit rate. We watched the Virtual Nerd video "What is direct variation?" and then worked on Buzz Math "Proportional Relationships."

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
After the quiz on unit rates, students worked on p 89-91. We began identifying what a proportional relationship looks like in a table, graph, and equation.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017
After the Aspire test prep practice below, students worked on p 89 #1-10 with their table to preview proportional rates. We also reviewed our work from Friday on comparing unit rates to find the best buy to prepare for our quiz tomorrow.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017
After practicing unit rates on p 81, students completed a brief check in on comparing unit rates. Then we began looking at graphing stories and how we can create graphs that represent real life situations.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
We began a new unit today which will focus on linear relationships. We're beginning our discussion with ratios, rates, and unit rates. Today in class a few students show baskets and we determined what rate per second they are making shots. Students worked on p 79-80 with their table groups.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
U5 test on inequalities

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2016
Review Day

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 1) Finish study guide, will review before review games tomorrow 2) If finished early, can do practice word problems on wiki on LL (or can print off if you'd like)

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Students worked in partners on p 67 #1-15, writing inequalities from word problems.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
More practice with solving inequalities . . . students practiced on Buzz Math "Solving Two-Step Inequalities."

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Beginning our new unit today on solving inequalities . . . today we reviewed how to graph inequalities and basic strategies they learned last year for solving.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017
No School

Friday, Jan 13, 2017
Test on solving equations

Wednesday, Jan 11-Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
Study Guide completion . . . test will cover the following concepts:

properties

expanding expressions with the distributive property

factoring expressions

combining like terms

solving equations with one variable with variables on both sides of the equations

writing equations to represent word problems

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
Students practiced writing equations for word problems and solving them on Buzz Math "Writing Equations to Solve Problems."

Monday, Jan 9, 2017
MAP testing

Friday, Jan 6, 2017
After our quiz on solving equations, we talked about patterns with word problems and parts of algebraic expressions. We realized that the rate is always the coefficient of the equation while the start or base value is always the constant of the expression. Using those patterns, students practice pon p 59 #1-5 in the book before beginning p 60 #6-12 in partners.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017
We started by correcting our Aspire Quizlet on together on the Promethean Board. Then students divided into groups to do equation relay races to practice further for the quiz tomorrow on solving equations on both sides. The quiz will also have a few distributive and factoring expressions problems as well.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017
After catching up after break, students reviewed how to solve equations. We did a practice problem together before reviewing on Quizlet Live.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016
Today we learned how to solve equations with variables on both sides. We watched a video and took notes from Virtual Nerd "How do you solve an equation with Variables on Both Sides?". We talked about the steps and did a few practice problems together. Students then worked on Buzz Math "Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides" and "Solving More Equations with Variables on Both Sides."

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016
No Class due to Christmas Concert Rehearsal

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
More practice today on solving two step equations and equations with variables . . . Students reviewed with the BW problem below and then practiced on Buzz Math "Solving Equations with Positive and Negative Coefficients" and "Solving More Equations with Positive and Negative Coefficients."

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
Today we began looking at how to solve equations. Students learned how to use inverse operations an d properties to solve. They took a preassessment and then worked on a few examples in their notebooks.

Monday, Dec 12, 2016
No class due to field trip

Friday, Dec 9, 2016
Quiz today on properties of numbers and factoring expressions. Students also completed a preassessment on solving equations and inequalities. They also reviewed how to use cue words to write expressions and equations.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
Students completed a check in on p 58 to practice with properties and specifically using the distributive property to expand and factor.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 Stations:
1) EngageNY wksht (black table)
2) Buzz Math Number Properties (couch)
3) Watch "What are like terms?" + notes (regular tables)
4) Like Terms Invaders Game (bean bags by Ms. Key desk)

*If finish any work at a station early, complete the Buzz Math from yesterday (distributive property)

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
Students watched the short video below on the distributive property for BW before sharing out what they learned and took notes. Then we practiced evaluating with the distributive property and factoring before practicing on Buzz Math.

Thursday Dec 1-Monday, Dec 5, 2016
More practice today with the properties. Students practiced identifying properties on NearPod. Then they began working in groups to create posters for the properties.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Students completed a preassessment for U4 on properties of numbers on Mastery Connect. Then we talked about properties of numbers. Students watched the Properties of Numbers Rap Video.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
U3 Test on percent application

Monday, Nov 28, 2016
Review game for test tomorrow

Monday, Nov 21-Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Study Guide completion . . . test on Tuesday, Nov 29

Friday, Nov 18, 2016
After correcting our HW and review our BW on writing algebraic expressions, we finished our Buzz Math from yesterday. Some students were able to begin their study guides.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
For BW today we practiced writing algebraic expressions for percent application word problems. We'll practice these for HW every day before our test. Then students completed p 127 Try These B before beginning a Buzz Math "Solving Problems with Percents"

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
After the quiz, students watched a video on Simple Interest and took notes. Then work worked on practice problems. Dirt Bike Proportions

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
1) Fix mistakes on assessment from yesterday
2) Practice problems as a group (work on white boards or on paper)
3) Percent Application Jeopardy (only when completed packet - can be used to review tonight) IGNORE SIMPLE INTEREST

Monday, Nov 14, 2016
Students continued practice percent change, this time including the vocabulary "discount" and "markup." Students completed a check in and then began working on practice problems on Buzz Math "Percent Proportions."

Friday, Nov 11, 2016
More practice with percent change today . . . students watched the end of the Biggest Loser episode to see if their percent change calculations were correct. Then we practiced some percent change word problems on NearPod together.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
Today we began talking about how to calculate percent increase/decrease. Students worked on using percent change to find the winner in the Biggest Loser.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Stuents continued practice of tax, tip and commission problems. They workedon p 121 #1-15 odds individually after we reviewed HW and BW.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
More practice today with percent application. First we reviewed our check in from yesterday and how find the percent of a number. We disussed the importance of identifying what the problem gives you and what it is asking before setting up an equation or proportion. Tables presented the HW problems and then started more practce on p 121.

Monday, Nov 7, 2016
Students completed a check in on quantity of a number. Then we reviewed percent application vocab - tax, tip and commission. Students took notes on the definitions and then completed practice problems on NearPod.

Friday, Nov 4, 2016
No Class due to Cubs winning the World Series

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016
Students began practicing methods for finding percent of a number. Students practiced using propoertions and equations.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
Students began U3 on Percent Application with a preassessment on Mastery Connect. Then we reviewed cue words for operations and converting fractions, decimals, and percents. Students practice on Buzz Math "Fractions Decimals Percents I or II."

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
U2 Test on Rational Numbers

Monday, Oct 31, 2016
Final review day for test tomorrow.

Thursday, Oct 27-Friday, Oct 28, 2016
Study Guide completion . . . U2 Test will be on Tuesday, Nov 1 and will cover the following concepts:

operations with fractions and decimals

operations with integers

converting between fractions and decimals

word problems with integers/rational numbers

identifying and classifying rational numbers

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Students shared what they learned about how to write numbers in scientific notation. We did a few practice problems together before students began Buzz Math "Intro to Scientific Notation" independently.

Monday, Oct 22, 2016
Today we learned what a rational number is and how to categorize the different types of rational numbers - natural, whole, and integers. Students watched a BrainPop video and then we compared rational vs. irrational numbers. We worked on p 34 #1-3 in the book and played Kahoot to practice.

Friday, Oct 21, 2016
BW: Integer Warp Game while correct HW with teacher

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
Classwork:
1) p 28 #14-20 (leave open so teacher can check)
2) Buzz Math "Solving Problems with Integers I and II"
3) Work on Buzz Missions

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Groups finished their golfing project, creating number lines and equations to represent Jordan Spieth's golf rounds. Then we completed a check in on adding and subtracting integers.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
More practice today with adding and subtracting integers. Students took a quiz on operations with fractions and decimals and then began modeling Jordan Spieth's golf round with equations and number lines. We'll regroups with these tomorrow and combine all of the rounds.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 Group A,B,C
1) Review steps for subtracting integers Virtual Nerd "Subtracting Integers"
2) L2-2 p 19-20 all
3) Buzz Math "Integer Subtraction by Adding the Opposite

Group D,E,F,G
1) Lesson 2-2 p 21 #6-17
2) Buzz Math "Integer Subtraction by Adding Opposite" and "On a Number Line"
2) Integer Shell Math Project (in groups)

Friday, Oct 14, 2016
No Class - Holy Fire

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

Group A + B Group C, D E, F
1) p 18 #11-19
2) Buzz Math "Using Integer Addition and Subtraction to Solve Problems II and III"

Thursday, Sept 29, 2016
We started class by classifying the measures of center and the corresponding measures of variability. Then students continued working on the study guide. U1 Test on Tuesday.

Wednesday, Sept 28, 2016
Quiz today on box plots . . . we briefly reviewed our MAD HW but will continue working on that tomorrow.

Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016
More practice today in small groups to review for our quiz. Students reviewed p 372 with teachers and then worked on MAD practice with a partner.

Monday, Sept 26, 2016
Students completed a check in on comparing box plots. We will review these tomorrow in small groups. Then we moved on to learning and practicing MAD. Students watched the video below and answers questions in their notebook before moving on to practice problems.

Friday, Sept 23, 2016
No school due to teacher PD.

Thursday, Sept 22, 2016
Students continued practice with comparing box plots. We completed a check in on Mastery Connect for standard 7.SP.B.3 comparing overlap of populations. Then we worked on some problems together in the book.

Wednesday, Sept 21, 2016
Today students began practicing comparing box plots to determine if two populations are truly different of if the differences are due to sampling variability. Students worked on p 33 #6-12 with their table groups and then started Buzz Math "Box Plots and Interquartile Ranges."

Tuesday, Sept 20, 2016
Groups finished their sampling project presentations. Then we worked to share what we learned about box plots on our HW from last night.

Monday, Sept 19, 2016
Finishing up sampling projects today

Friday, Sept 16, 2016
Students continued working on their sampling project. They worked on Sections 1-5 with their group and began working on their posters. Students will need to complete Sect 6 independently.

Thursday, Sept 15, 2016 What needs to be on your poster has a asterisk* next to it

Wednesday, Sept 14, 2016
Students continued working on their sampling projects, beginning to send out their questions to people in their sample. For HW, students will need to collaborate and finish Sections I-III. (Format are below.)

Tuesday, Sept 13, 2016
After the quiz today, students worked on their sampling project. We discussed some of the "To Dos" for class today as a group and then students began working.

Monday, Sept 12, 2016
Groups finished up their random sampling with larger sample sizes. After analyzing the data, students realized that when you have a larger sample size, the effect of outliers gets lessened and you get less variability. We also reviewed for our quiz tomorrow on statistical questions and sampling.

Friday, Sept 9, 2016
Students began collecting random samples of varying sample sizes using the paper clip procedure. Arcademic Skillbuilders

Thursday, Sept 8, 2016
Students completed a check in on p 336 #1-6 on LL. Then we began setting up for another random sample using paper clips. Students will compare the data collected on p 333 to data collected yesterday.

Wednesday, Sept 7, 2016
After students completed a check in on Socrative over statistical questions, we began looking at how you can randomly choose a sample from a population. Students chose from data by guessing and then by selecting "representative" individuals.

Tuesday, Sept 6, 2016
Today we reviewed what a statistical question is. Students practiced writing and identifying statistical questions on NearPod. We also reviewed how to read and use stem-and-leaf plots as well as a quick brain dump on what they learned about histograms from last year.

We reviewed what a population, census, and sample were as students took notes on their BW and HW from last night. Then we worked in groups on p 325 #1-6 in the book. For HW students will create a pie chart with the birthday data listed below.

Thursday, Sept 1, 2016
More practice with organizing data. Students continued calculating the measures of center for their class questionnaire. We also did a check in assessment on mean, median, and mode on Socrative.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Today we reviewed what the three measures of center are--mean, median, and mode. Students practiced word problems with their table and then began finding the measures of center for the 7th Questionnaire Data from HW last night.

Week of June 5, 2017Final assessment on volume & surface area on Monday, June 5LinksBuzz 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 - 7Dohan

C5F8-AFE8,7MertenAE7D-BBE5Sphero SPRK - How To VideosClass Action BlogFriday, June 2, 2017Review games for final assessment on Monday on volume, surface area, and slicing solids.

Thursday, June 1, 2017Voluem & Surface Area practice games

Wednesday, May 31, 2017No class due to MAP testing

Tuesday, May 30, 2017Monday, May 29, 2017NO SCHOOL

Friday, May 26, 2017Test on geometric proportions

Thursday, May 25, 2017Review day

Monday, May 22-Wed, May 24, 2017Study guide completion, test on Friday

Friday, May 19, 20171)Finish Dilation wksht2) Pythagorean Theorem Buzz Math (calc allowed on Buzz Math)

3) Design a Garden

Thursday, May 18, 2017Practice today with the Pythagorean Theorem. Students learned what the equation was and what it represents.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017Practice with dilation of figures on a coordinate grid

Tuesday, May 16, 2017Practice today with scale factors . . . students worked individually with teachers to get ready for the quiz tomorrow on similar figures. Then we practiced converting units with scale factors on p 111 #1-10 before begin work on the Design a Garden project.

Monday, May 15, 20171) p 167 #1-11 odds on LL (check in)

2) Scale Factors & Dilations video + notes

3) Buzz Math "Scale Factors"

Friday, May 12, 2017Tessellation Reflection Paragraph

Your paragraph with complete sentences should include:1) Title of your art piece

2) How you made your stencil

3) Transformations present in your art piece

4) Inspiration

Thursday, May 11, 20171) Mastery Connect Preassessment

2) Watch Virtual Nerd "What is a similar figure?" + notes

3) p 162 #7 + p 164 #1-2 --> check with teacher

4) Buzz Math "Similar Figures and Missing Measurements"

Tuesday, May 9-Wednesday, May 10, 2017Tessellations

Monday, May 8, 2017No school - teacher PD

Friday, May 5, 2017U8 Test on transformations

Wednesday, May 3-Thursday, May 4, 2017Study Guide Completion

Monday, May 1-Tuesday, May 2, 2017Tessellation work

Tuesday, April 25, 2017-Friday, Apr 28, 2017Desmos Graphing Stories Activity

Graphing Stories Collection (PW: rockets)

Complete the following questions about your graph on a Googledoc with your team and submit to Ms. Key. Include a picture of your graph!1) Where does your graph start?

2) Is your graph linear or nonlinear or both?

3) Break your graph up into intervals describing it. (Ex: From 0-4 sec it increases linearly from 0 to 5; from 4-6 it is flat; from 6-9 it decreases nonlinearly back to 0.)

4) Where does your graph end? Is it at the same level it started?

What Needs To Be In Your Video

1) Blank graph set-up (label axes)

2) Full speed video

3) Half speed video

4)

Monday, April 24, 2017Quiz today on rotations, reflections, and translations

Tessallations

Friday, April 21, 2017Students shared what they learned about reflections of the x-axis, y-axis and the diagonal line y = x. As a class we practiced these as well as flipping them over vertical and horizontal lines that were not an axes. Students worked on Buzz Math "Reflections on a Coordinate Grid" and then a practice worksheet.

Thursday, April 20, 2017More practice with sequences of rotations . . . students continued their sequence practice packet.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017More practice today with rotating shapes with a compass and protractor but this time in a sequence! After sharing struggles and successes with the HW, we worked in small groups to rotate shapes.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017Learned how to rotate a shape with a compass and a protractor today:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017Check in today with translating shapes . . . then we did a clothesline!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017We continued practice today using vectors to translate shapes and geometric figures using vectors. After reviewing how to identify movement on a coordinate grid, we also practiced using vectors to translate shapes in free space. Using rules we can measure the vertical and horizontal movement of a vector and then translate the preimage.

Monday, April 10, 2017Students started the new unit with a preassesment on standards 8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.2, and 8.G.A.3 on Mastery Connect. Then we played Polygraph Transformations on Desmos. We learned that in order to communicate how shapes move, we need precise language and common terminology. We learned some common definitions and terms and wrote them in our notebooks before practicing translations on coordinate grids on Buzz Math.

Friday, April 7, 2017Quiz on volume of prisms and pyramids, then watch Flatland

Thursday, April 6, 20171) Finish Buzz Math “Volume of Pyramids”

2) p 221 #1-16

3) Volume Review Jeopardy in partners

HW: Check in on volume tomorrowWednesday, April 5, 2017No class due to confessions

Tuesday, April 4, 2017Volume of Pyramids today . . . students worked on Buzz Math "Volume of Pyramids" after doing a few practice problems together on the board.

Monday, April 3, 2017Today we began a mini-unit on volume of 3D figures, starting today with a review of prisms. Students took notes and then reviewed a problem together before practicing on Buzz Math "Volume of Prisms" and "Volume of Prisms with Fractional Sides."

Friday, Mar 31, 2017U7 test on geometric relationships today - and clean out your math folder except for tests!

Tuesday, Mar 28-Thursday, Mar 30, 2017Study guide completion for test on Friday. The following concepts will be tested:

Monday, Mar 27, 2017After reviewing our HW on composite shapes, we learned our final concept for the unit on inscribed area.

Friday, Mar 17, 2017More practice today with composite shapes . . . students found the perimeter and area of composite shapes in partners (worksheet) and then worked on an Aspire Review quizlet.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017After the quiz today constructing triangles and area of polygons, students practiced finding the area of composite shapes. We began by working on p 179 #1-2 with their table groups.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017More practice with circles . . . students worked on Buzz Math "Intro to Area of Circles" and "Circumference of Circles."

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017Pi Day! After eating pi(e), we read

Sir Cumference & the Diameter of Piand talked about how pi is related to circles.Monday, Mar 13, 2017After a check in on constructing unique triangles, students worked on practice with area of polygons.

After Check in:1) Buzz Math "Area of Polygons"

2) Buzz Math "Rhombi & Parallelograms"

3) Buzz Math "Perimeter & Area of Polygons"

Friday, Mar 10, 2017No school due to parent teacher conferences

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017More practice with constructing triangles

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017After reviewing our HW on triangle theorem, we worked with a protractor and straight edge today to draw triangles given certain dimensions and determine whether or not they create unique triangles.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017While students are finishing their Sphero project . . .1) Buzz Math "Constructing Triangles"2) p 150 #7-19-- Draw #16-18 in notebook or on LLMonday, Mar 6, 20171) Quiz on Angles in Polygons2) Finish coding polygon on wksht3) Finish coding on iPadDO NOT Test on Sphero4) Unique Triangle Video + notes

Friday, Mar 3, 20171) Finish coding Sphero on wksht - at desk

2) Begin coding into iPad program/test (you only get two trials on Sphero) - on bean bags

3) p 147 #1-5 in book - at desk or couch

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017Students designed their polygons to code into Sphero LIghtning Lab based on how it was modeled yesterday. Tomorrow we'll begin coding the programs into the iPad for painting on Monday.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017We modeled today how to draw a polygon and use its exterior angles to program the Sphero to draw it. Tomorrow in class they will design their own polygon and write programs for the Sphero.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017More practice with finding exterior and interior angles of polygons today . . . students worked on more complex star and intersection problems after completing a check in.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017Students shared what they learned in their investigation on interior angles of a polygon. We discussed and added to their notes. Then they worked on Buzz Math "Angle Measures: Sums of Angles in a Polygon."

Friday, Feb 24, 20171) Quiz on angle relationships (angle vocab sheet allowed)

2) Interior Angles of Polygons Geogebra Investigation

--tape chart + questions into notebook

--use this applet to complete investigation

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017Students continued practice with writing equations for angle pairs, this time with angles formed by transversals and parallel lines. They finished their packet they began for HW last night, writing equations for the relationships. They also worked on a Buzz Math "Parallel Lines & Transversals."

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017Today we discussed our investigation from yesterday on the angles formed form parallel lines and transversals. Students shared their observations and color coded notes together. Then we practiced identifying these angles on Kahoot.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017Parallel Lines Cut By Transversal:

1) Copy questions from website board into notebook.

2) Visit this link to investigate each type of angle.

Quizlet Gravity Vocab Game

Monday, Feb 20, 2017No School - Presidents Day

Friday, Feb 17, 2017No school - teacher PD

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017More practice today with using angle relationships to find missing angles . . . after reviewing our HW Aspire Quizlet on Statistics, students worked on p 141 #14-22 with practicing on finding missing angles and writing equations based on those relationships. Our quiz on Tuesday will be on similar types of problems.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017Stations:1) Equation Writing Practice w/ Ms. Key

2) Fundamental Counting Principle video (watch only)

3) Angle wksht

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017Shortened class today due to Valentine's Day parties . . . students worked on their notes from yesterday and then began working on Buzz Math "Angle Measures."

Monday, Feb 13, 20171) Mastery Connect Bubblesheet Preassessment

- a. Merten Test Code – 264498
- b. Dohan Test CodeCode - 265538

2) Getting Ready p 136 #1-8 in book, correct (answer key attached)3) Students complete Angle Vocab sheet (included) while watching video linked on wiki. Only need to compelte vocab #1-8. Complete individually

4) p 137 #1-10

Friday, Feb 10, 2017U6 Linear Relationships test

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017Options for Review:1) Direct Variation/Proportional Relationship Extra Practice

2) Jeopardy Review Game

3) Slope Extension on Buzz Math (any of these)

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017More practice today with direct variation equations. Students also began their study guides for the unit test on Friday.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017Today we practiced finding the k values and equations for proportional relationships given x and y values. We did some practice problems together before working on problems in partners and small groups.

Monday, Feb 6, 2017Students finished p 97 #1-23 on LL. Some students began working on slope on Buzz Math as well.

Friday, Feb 3, 2017Today students completed a check in on p 97 #1-23 on LL. Students also reviewed their quizzes on unit rates with the teachers.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017More practice today with finding the unit rate and writing equations using the constant of proportionality. Students worked on Buzz Math "Proportional Relationships & Graphs."

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017Today we practiced finding equations for proportional relationships. The constant of proportionality (k) is equal to the unit rate. We watched the Virtual Nerd video "What is direct variation?" and then worked on Buzz Math "Proportional Relationships."

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017After the quiz on unit rates, students worked on p 89-91. We began identifying what a proportional relationship looks like in a table, graph, and equation.

Monday, Jan 30, 2017After the Aspire test prep practice below, students worked on p 89 #1-10 with their table to preview proportional rates. We also reviewed our work from Friday on comparing unit rates to find the best buy to prepare for our quiz tomorrow.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017After practicing unit rates on p 81, students completed a brief check in on comparing unit rates. Then we began looking at graphing stories and how we can create graphs that represent real life situations.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017We began a new unit today which will focus on linear relationships. We're beginning our discussion with ratios, rates, and unit rates. Today in class a few students show baskets and we determined what rate per second they are making shots. Students worked on p 79-80 with their table groups.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017U5 test on inequalities

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2016Review Day

Monday, Jan 23, 20171) Finish study guide, will review before review games tomorrow

2) If finished early, can do practice word problems on wiki on LL (or can print off if you'd like)

3) Jeopardy review game

Friday, Jan 20, 2017Study guide completion

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017Students worked in partners on p 67 #1-15, writing inequalities from word problems.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017More practice with solving inequalities . . . students practiced on Buzz Math "Solving Two-Step Inequalities."

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017Beginning our new unit today on solving inequalities . . . today we reviewed how to graph inequalities and basic strategies they learned last year for solving.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017No School

Friday, Jan 13, 2017Test on solving equations

Wednesday, Jan 11-Thursday, Jan 12, 2017Study Guide completion . . . test will cover the following concepts:

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017Students practiced writing equations for word problems and solving them on Buzz Math "Writing Equations to Solve Problems."

Monday, Jan 9, 2017MAP testing

Friday, Jan 6, 2017After our quiz on solving equations, we talked about patterns with word problems and parts of algebraic expressions. We realized that the rate is always the coefficient of the equation while the start or base value is always the constant of the expression. Using those patterns, students practice pon p 59 #1-5 in the book before beginning p 60 #6-12 in partners.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017We started by correcting our Aspire Quizlet on together on the Promethean Board. Then students divided into groups to do equation relay races to practice further for the quiz tomorrow on solving equations on both sides. The quiz will also have a few distributive and factoring expressions problems as well.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017After catching up after break, students reviewed how to solve equations. We did a practice problem together before reviewing on Quizlet Live.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016Today we learned how to solve equations with variables on both sides. We watched a video and took notes from Virtual Nerd "How do you solve an equation with Variables on Both Sides?". We talked about the steps and did a few practice problems together. Students then worked on Buzz Math "Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides" and "Solving More Equations with Variables on Both Sides."

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016No Class due to Christmas Concert Rehearsal

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016More practice today on solving two step equations and equations with variables . . . Students reviewed with the BW problem below and then practiced on Buzz Math "Solving Equations with Positive and Negative Coefficients" and "Solving More Equations with Positive and Negative Coefficients."

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016Today we began looking at how to solve equations. Students learned how to use inverse operations an d properties to solve. They took a preassessment and then worked on a few examples in their notebooks.

Monday, Dec 12, 2016No class due to field trip

Friday, Dec 9, 2016Quiz today on properties of numbers and factoring expressions. Students also completed a preassessment on solving equations and inequalities. They also reviewed how to use cue words to write expressions and equations.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016Students completed a check in on p 58 to practice with properties and specifically using the distributive property to expand and factor.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016Stations:1) EngageNY wksht (black table)

2) Buzz Math Number Properties (couch)

3) Watch "What are like terms?" + notes (regular tables)

4) Like Terms Invaders Game (bean bags by Ms. Key desk)

*If finish any work at a station early, complete the Buzz Math from yesterday (distributive property)

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016Students watched the short video below on the distributive property for BW before sharing out what they learned and took notes. Then we practiced evaluating with the distributive property and factoring before practicing on Buzz Math.

Thursday Dec 1-Monday, Dec 5, 2016More practice today with the properties. Students practiced identifying properties on NearPod. Then they began working in groups to create posters for the properties.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016Students completed a preassessment for U4 on properties of numbers on Mastery Connect. Then we talked about properties of numbers. Students watched the Properties of Numbers Rap Video.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016U3 Test on percent application

Monday, Nov 28, 2016Review game for test tomorrow

Monday, Nov 21-Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016Study Guide completion . . . test on Tuesday, Nov 29

Friday, Nov 18, 2016After correcting our HW and review our BW on writing algebraic expressions, we finished our Buzz Math from yesterday. Some students were able to begin their study guides.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016For BW today we practiced writing algebraic expressions for percent application word problems. We'll practice these for HW every day before our test. Then students completed p 127 Try These B before beginning a Buzz Math "Solving Problems with Percents"

Simple Interest Game

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016After the quiz, students watched a video on Simple Interest and took notes. Then work worked on practice problems.

Dirt Bike Proportions

Tuesday, Nov 15, 20161) Fix mistakes on assessment from yesterday

2) Practice problems as a group (work on white boards or on paper)

3) Percent Application Jeopardy (only when completed packet - can be used to review tonight) IGNORE SIMPLE INTEREST

Monday, Nov 14, 2016Students continued practice percent change, this time including the vocabulary "discount" and "markup." Students completed a check in and then began working on practice problems on Buzz Math "Percent Proportions."

Friday, Nov 11, 2016More practice with percent change today . . . students watched the end of the Biggest Loser episode to see if their percent change calculations were correct. Then we practiced some percent change word problems on NearPod together.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016Today we began talking about how to calculate percent increase/decrease. Students worked on using percent change to find the winner in the Biggest Loser.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016Stuents continued practice of tax, tip and commission problems. They workedon p 121 #1-15 odds individually after we reviewed HW and BW.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016More practice today with percent application. First we reviewed our check in from yesterday and how find the percent of a number. We disussed the importance of identifying what the problem gives you and what it is asking before setting up an equation or proportion. Tables presented the HW problems and then started more practce on p 121.

Monday, Nov 7, 2016Students completed a check in on quantity of a number. Then we reviewed percent application vocab - tax, tip and commission. Students took notes on the definitions and then completed practice problems on NearPod.

Friday, Nov 4, 2016No Class due to Cubs winning the World Series

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016Students began practicing methods for finding percent of a number. Students practiced using propoertions and equations.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016Students began U3 on Percent Application with a preassessment on Mastery Connect. Then we reviewed cue words for operations and converting fractions, decimals, and percents. Students practice on Buzz Math "Fractions Decimals Percents I or II."

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016U2 Test on Rational Numbers

Monday, Oct 31, 2016Final review day for test tomorrow.

Thursday, Oct 27-Friday, Oct 28, 2016Study Guide completion . . . U2 Test will be on Tuesday, Nov 1 and will cover the following concepts:

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016Students shared what they learned about how to write numbers in scientific notation. We did a few practice problems together before students began Buzz Math "Intro to Scientific Notation" independently.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 20161) Virtual Nerd "What is scientific notation?" + notes

2) Buzz Math "Scientific Notation"

Monday, Oct 22, 2016Today we learned what a rational number is and how to categorize the different types of rational numbers - natural, whole, and integers. Students watched a BrainPop video and then we compared rational vs. irrational numbers. We worked on p 34 #1-3 in the book and played Kahoot to practice.

Friday, Oct 21, 2016BW: Integer Warp Game while correct HW with teacher

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016Classwork:

1) p 28 #14-20 (leave open so teacher can check)

2) Buzz Math "Solving Problems with Integers I and II"

3) Work on Buzz Missions

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016Groups finished their golfing project, creating number lines and equations to represent Jordan Spieth's golf rounds. Then we completed a check in on adding and subtracting integers.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016More practice today with adding and subtracting integers. Students took a quiz on operations with fractions and decimals and then began modeling Jordan Spieth's golf round with equations and number lines. We'll regroups with these tomorrow and combine all of the rounds.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016Group A,B,C1) Review steps for subtracting integers Virtual Nerd "Subtracting Integers"

2) L2-2 p 19-20 all

3) Buzz Math "Integer Subtraction by Adding the Opposite

Group D,E,F,G1) Lesson 2-2 p 21 #6-17

2) Buzz Math "Integer Subtraction by Adding Opposite" and "On a Number Line"

2) Integer Shell Math Project (in groups)

Friday, Oct 14, 2016No Class - Holy Fire

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016Group A + BGroup C, D E, F1) p 18 #11-19

2) Buzz Math "Using Integer Addition and Subtraction to Solve Problems II and III"

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016Stations

1) Arcademic Skill building "Multiplying Fractions" (bean bags, floor by blue shelves)

2) Decimal Jeopardy (Promethean Board) - get white boards for each person

3) Correct HWp 14-29 at side black table with teacher

4) Watch + notes on "Terminating and Repeating Decimals" + Repeating + Termininating Game (on couch)

5) Making Hot Cocoa II (wksht at window black table)

Monday, Oct 10, 2016No school - Columbus Day

Friday, Oct 7, 2016Group 1: Addition/Subtraction Review1) p 8 #2-6

2) Word problems on addition/subtraction

Group 2 - Multiplication/Division Review1) Watch Virtual Nerd "How do you divide fractions?" and "How do you multiply fractions?"

2) p 9 #7-9

3) Word problems on multiplying/dividing fractions

Group 3: Extension1) p 10 #14-30 in book

2) Work on "Lost Talisman" Mission in Buzz Math

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016No class due to Rocket Run

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016Group 1 - Addition/Subtraction1) p 4 #9-15

Group 2: Multiplication Review1) Watch Virtual Nerd + notes "How do you multiply decimals?"

2) p 5 #1-4 +Try These A

Group 3: Division Group1) Watch Virtual Nerd "How do you divide a decimal by a decimal?" + notes

2) p 6 Try These B and #5-13

Group 4: Charmin Challenge - show all work. Support your conclusions with evidence! Use complete sentences and because statements.

Multiplication/Division Review

1) Review multiplying decimals Virtual Nerd "

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016U1 Test on analyzing data

Monday, Oct 3, 2016Reviewed for test

Friday, Sept 30, 2016Study Guide completion

Thursday, Sept 29, 2016We started class by classifying the measures of center and the corresponding measures of variability. Then students continued working on the study guide. U1 Test on Tuesday.

Wednesday, Sept 28, 2016Quiz today on box plots . . . we briefly reviewed our MAD HW but will continue working on that tomorrow.

Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016More practice today in small groups to review for our quiz. Students reviewed p 372 with teachers and then worked on MAD practice with a partner.

Monday, Sept 26, 2016Students completed a check in on comparing box plots. We will review these tomorrow in small groups. Then we moved on to learning and practicing MAD. Students watched the video below and answers questions in their notebook before moving on to practice problems.

Friday, Sept 23, 2016No school due to teacher PD.

Thursday, Sept 22, 2016Students continued practice with comparing box plots. We completed a check in on Mastery Connect for standard 7.SP.B.3 comparing overlap of populations. Then we worked on some problems together in the book.

Wednesday, Sept 21, 2016Today students began practicing comparing box plots to determine if two populations are truly different of if the differences are due to sampling variability. Students worked on p 33 #6-12 with their table groups and then started Buzz Math "Box Plots and Interquartile Ranges."

Tuesday, Sept 20, 2016Groups finished their sampling project presentations. Then we worked to share what we learned about box plots on our HW from last night.

Monday, Sept 19, 2016Finishing up sampling projects today

Friday, Sept 16, 2016Students continued working on their sampling project. They worked on Sections 1-5 with their group and began working on their posters. Students will need to complete Sect 6 independently.

Thursday, Sept 15, 2016What needs to be on your poster has a asterisk* next to itWednesday, Sept 14, 2016Students continued working on their sampling projects, beginning to send out their questions to people in their sample. For HW, students will need to collaborate and finish Sections I-III. (Format are below.)

Tuesday, Sept 13, 2016After the quiz today, students worked on their sampling project. We discussed some of the "To Dos" for class today as a group and then students began working.

Monday, Sept 12, 2016Groups finished up their random sampling with larger sample sizes. After analyzing the data, students realized that when you have a larger sample size, the effect of outliers gets lessened and you get less variability. We also reviewed for our quiz tomorrow on statistical questions and sampling.

Friday, Sept 9, 2016Students began collecting random samples of varying sample sizes using the paper clip procedure.

Arcademic Skillbuilders

Thursday, Sept 8, 2016Students completed a check in on p 336 #1-6 on LL. Then we began setting up for another random sample using paper clips. Students will compare the data collected on p 333 to data collected yesterday.

Wednesday, Sept 7, 2016After students completed a check in on Socrative over statistical questions, we began looking at how you can randomly choose a sample from a population. Students chose from data by guessing and then by selecting "representative" individuals.

Tuesday, Sept 6, 2016Today we reviewed what a statistical question is. Students practiced writing and identifying statistical questions on NearPod. We also reviewed how to read and use stem-and-leaf plots as well as a quick brain dump on what they learned about histograms from last year.

Monday, Sept 5, 2016No School

Friday, Sept 2, 20167Merten BW Padlet

7Dohan BW Padlet

We reviewed what a population, census, and sample were as students took notes on their BW and HW from last night. Then we worked in groups on p 325 #1-6 in the book. For HW students will create a pie chart with the birthday data listed below.

Thursday, Sept 1, 2016More practice with organizing data. Students continued calculating the measures of center for their class questionnaire. We also did a check in assessment on mean, median, and mode on Socrative.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016Today we reviewed what the three measures of center are--mean, median, and mode. Students practiced word problems with their table and then began finding the measures of center for the 7th Questionnaire Data from HW last night.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016MAP Fall testing

Monday, Aug 29, 2016To activate your Buzz Math account, go to www.buzzmath.com/activate