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January 29th-February 2nd
Monday- We will complete our study guide for our chapter 9 test.  Assignment: Dear Teacher letter:

1.) What is the difference between radius and diameter? 2.) How is calculating the circumference of a circle different from calculating the area of a circle? 3.) How do you calculate the area of a composite figure? 4.) What is surface area, and why is it measured in squared units instead of cubic units? 5.) What is volume?

Tuesday- We will take our chapter 9 Geometry Test.

Wednesday- We will learn how to use samples to gain information about a population. Assignment: populations and samples handout

Thursday- We will make inferences from random samples. We will practice problems in our textbook from pages 318-321.

Friday- We will continue to make inferences from random samples and learn how to use technology to generate a random sample.  Assignment: Making Inferences from Random Samples handout

January 22nd-26th

I will be at a Technology Conference in Florida during this week. Students will have a substitute.

Monday- We will take our winter online universal screener with Mrs. Holley.

Tuesday- We will go to the computer lab to complete an online assignment on my.hrw.com. The assignment is Module 4 Rates and Proportionality. Calculators are allowed. Every student has a unique username and password.  If students have lost their username and password, the substitute has a copy of everyone's information.  Early finishers will get on Tenmarks.com as a chance to earn extra credit.

Wednesday- Students will complete pages 13-14 (1-14), pages 15-16 (1-13), and page 25 (1-9) in their purple Assessment Readiness workbook.  Since this deals with fluency, calculators are not allowed.  This is homework if it is not finished in class.  Do not tear these pages out because we will go over them when I return from my conference.

Thursday- We will go to the computer lab to complete an online assignment on my.hrw.com. The assignment is Module 6 Expressions and Equations. Calculators are allowed. Every student has a unique username and password. If students have lost their username and password, the substitute has a copy of everyone's information. Early finishers will get on Tenmarks.com as a chance to earn extra credit.

Friday- We will go to the computer lab to complete an online assignment on my.hrw.com. The assignment is Module 7 Inequalities. Calculators are allowed. Every student has a unique username and password. If students have lost their username and password, the substitute has a copy of everyone's information. Early finishers will get on Tenmarks.com as a chance to earn extra credit.

January 15-19

Monday- no school

Tuesday- We will find the volume of prisms.  No assignment (early dismissal)

Wednesday- Snow Day

Thursday- Snow Day

Friday- We will continue to find the volume of prisms and composite solids made up of prisms. Assignment: solving volume problems handout 

January 8th-12th

Monday- We will continue to calculate the area of circles. We will learn how to find area when we are given circumference. We will practice problems from textbook pages 274-275. Assignment: area of circles handout

Tuesday- We will calculate the area of composite figures. We will have an exit ticket, but no take-home assignment.

Wednesday- We will continue to calculate the area of composite figures. We will practice problems from pages 278-280. Assignment: composite figures handout

Thursday- We will calculate the surface area of three-dimensional figures. We will have an exit ticket.

Friday- We will continue to calculate the surface area of three-dimensional figures. Assignment: surface area handout

Week of January 1st

Monday-Wednesday- No School; Happy New Year!

Thursday- We will begin to explore the relationship between circumference and pi. We will practice problems from pages 265-268 and complete a circumference handout.

Friday- We will calculate the area of circles. We will complete problems from pages 269-271 in our textbook and a practice handout.

Week of December 11th

Monday- We will create a winter scene based on directions that we get from solving fraction problems.

Tuesday- field trip to Real to Reel

Wednesday- early dismissal

Enjoy your break!!!

December 4th-8th

Monday- We will draw shapes that satisfy given conditions. Assignment: creating and classifying triangles handout

Tuesday- We will learn about angle relationships. We will practice problems in our textbook from pages 252-253.

Wednesday- We will continue to learn about angle relationships. Assignment: angle relationships handout

Thursday- We will complete our study guide for our chapter 8 test. Assignment: Dear Teacher letter: 1.) What is a scale drawing? 2.) If you know 2 angle measurements of a triangle, how do you find the third angle measurement?  3.) What are vertical angles? 4.) What are adjacent angles? 5.) What is the difference between complementary and supplementary angles?

Friday- We will take our test on Geometric Figures. 

Due Today: 7th Grade Math Notebook Checklist (worth 7 points)
____ Tabs labeled POTD, EQ/Notes, Foldables, Dear Teacher, Tasks
____ Problems of the Day kept up with in POTD section
____ Essential Questions and notes in EQ/Notes section
____ Dear Teacher letter about inequalities Dear Teacher letter section
____ Orange Conversion Factors sheet in Foldables section
____ Inequalities foldable in Foldables section
____ Inequalities task sheet in Tasks section

November 27th-December 1st

Monday- We will solve multi-step problems involving applications of percents. We will practice problems from textbook page 157. Assignment: applications of percents handout

Tuesday- We will complete our study guide for our percents test. Assignment: Dear Teacher letter- Answer the following questions in complete sentences:
1.) What is a percent?
2.) What is the difference between a percent increase and a percent decrease?
3.) What is a real life example of a markup?
4.) What is a real life example of a markdown?
5.) How do you calculate simple interest?

Wednesday- We will take our chapter 5 test on Percents.

Thursday- We will learn about scale and scale drawings. We will complete problems from textbook pages 239-240.

Friday- We will continue to use scale and scale drawings. We will complete pages 241-242 (6-11).

Due next Friday: 7th Grade Math Notebook Checklist (worth 7 points)
____ Tabs labeled POTD, EQ/Notes, Foldables, Dear Teacher, Tasks
____ Problems of the Day kept up with in POTD section
____ Essential Questions and notes in EQ/Notes section
____ Dear Teacher letter about inequalities Dear Teacher letter section
____ Orange Conversion Factors sheet in Foldables section
____ Inequalities foldable in Foldables section
____ Inequalities task sheet in Tasks section

 

November 20-21

Monday- We will continue to solve problems involving markups and markdowns. Assignment: Percent markup and markdown handout

Tuesday- We will solve multi-step problems involving percents. practice: page 156 (1-13)

Enjoy Thanksgiving Break!

November 13th-17th

Monday- We will solve percent problems using proportions. Assignment: Solving Percent Proportions handout

Tuesday- We will solve percent problems using equations. Assignment: Solving Percent Equations handout

Wednesday- We will calculate percent increase and percent decrease. Assignment: page 144 (1-22)

Thursday- We will rewrite percent expressions to calculate percent increase or percent decrease. Practice: page 150 (1-12)

Friday- We will continue to rewrite percent expressions to calculate markup and markdown.

November 6th-10th

Monday- We will continue to identify and represent proportional relationships. Assignment: constant of proportionality handout

Tuesday- We will use graphs to analyze and represent proportional relationships. Assignment: graphing proportional relationships handout

Wednesday- We will complete textbook page 135 and a study guide for our test on proportional relationships.

Thursday- Chapter 4 Test on Proportional Relationships

Friday- We will learn how to use cross multiplication to solve and check proportions.

October 30th-November 3rd

Monday- We will calculate unit rates that involve complex fractions. Assignment: unit rate handout

Tuesday- We will use dimensional analysis to convert units of measure. 

Wednesday- No School

Thursday- We will continue to use dimensional analysis to convert units of measure. Assignment: dimensional analysis practice sheet

Friday- We will identify and represent proportional relationships. Assignment: textbook page 126

October 23-27

Monday- Chapter 7 Inequalities test

Tuesday- We will review what we have learned about expressions and equations with tasks and a tic-tac-toe game. Extra Credit Opportunity: Create a display with an example each of a numerical expression, an algebraic expression, an equation, and an inequality. Be sure to label which is which. Under each example, write (in complete sentences) what makes it different from the others. Due Thursday

Wednesday- We will review what we have learned about inequalities with tasks and a tic-tac-toe game. Remember, the extra credit opportunity is due tomorrow.

Thursday- We will take a unit quiz on expressions, equations, and inequalities. Extra credit is due today.

Friday- We will calculate unit rate and use it to compare amounts to find the best value. No assignment

Week of October 16th-20th

Monday: We will write two-step inequalities. We will practice problems from textbook pages 211-213 and 215 (7-14). Assignment: writing two-step inequalities handout

Tuesday: Barter Theater field trip

Wednesday: We will solve two-step inequalities. We will practice problems from textbook pages 218-220. Assignment: solving two-step inequalities handout

Thursday- We will complete page 221 (8-17 PICK evens OR odds) and two constructed response tasks to practice multi-step problems involving inequalities.

Friday- We will complete our study guide for our chapter 7 test and a Dear Teacher letter about inequalities: 1.) How do you solve a one-step inequality?
2.) When graphing the solution of an inequality, how do you know when the circle is open or closed?
3.) How do you solve a two-step inequality?
4.) How are inequalities different from equations?
5.) When solving an inequality, when do you need to reverse the inequality symbol?

Week of October 9th- 13th

Monday-no school

Tuesday- We will learn how to use inequalities to compare two quantities.

Wednesday- We will solve 1-step inequalities that involve addition or subtraction. Assignment: inequalities handout

Thursday- We will solve 1-step inequalities that involve multiplication or division.

Friday- We will take a quiz on solving 1-step inequalities.

September 11th-15th

Monday- We will complete our study guide for our test. Extra Credit is due today.

Tuesday- test

Wednesday- Field Trip to Long View Ranch

Thursday- no school

Friday- no school- Enjoy Fall Break!

September 4- 8

Monday- no school

Tuesday- We will write two-step equations. We will work problems from pages 188-189 (1-14) in our textbook.

Wednesday- We will solve two-step equations. Assignment: two-step equations handout

Thursday- We will finish solving two-step equations. Assignment: two-step equations handout

Friday- We will complete a gallery walk in order to practice writing and solving two-step equations. Assignment: Dear Teacher letter- Answer the following questions using constructed response:
1.) What is the difference between an expression and an equation?
2.) How do you factor an expression, such as 9x-24?
2.) What are inverse operations?
3.) How can you check the solution to an equation?
4.) How do you solve a two-step equation such as 6x-10 =26?
Sign your name at the bottom.

Extra Credit Opportunity! (due Monday, September 11)

Write your own two-step equation word problem. Then, set up the equation that would represent your word problem, and solve it. Finally, show how to check your solution to your equation.
10 possible points:
2 points- word problem
2 points- fractions or decimals involved
2 points- 2-step equation that matches the word problem
2 points- showing steps used to solve equation
2 points- checking your solution

August 28th- September 1st

Monday- We will begin to write algebraic expressions to represent situations.

Tuesday- We will add, subtract, factor, and multiply algebraic expressions. Assignment: algebraic expressions handout

Wednesday- We will solve one-step equations involving addition and subtraction. Assignment: addition and subtraction with one-step equations handout

Thursday- We will solve one-step equations involving multiplication and division. Assignment: multiplication and division with one-step equations handout

Friday- We will solve one-step multiplication and division equations that include rational number coefficients. Assignment: rational coefficients handout

Math Binder Checks will take place this week:

____  Tabs labeled POTD, EQ/Notes, Foldables, Dear Teacher, Tasks

____ Problems of the Day kept up with in POTD section

____ Essential Questions and notes in EQ/Notes section

____ Dear Teacher letter about math (1st letter of 9 weeks) in Dear Teacher letter section

____ Dear Teacher letter about integers in Dear Teacher letter section

____ Multiplying integers foldable in Foldables section

____ Inverse Operations foldable in Foldables section

Week of August 21-25th

Monday- no school; enjoy the eclipse

Tuesday- We will learn how to factor and expand expressions. Assignment: expanding and factoring handout

Wednesday- We will add linear expressions. Assignment: adding linear expressions handout

Thursday- We will use the additive inverse to subtract linear expressions. Assignment: subtracting linear expressions handout

Friday: no school

August 14th-18th

Monday: We will review multiplication and division with rational numbers by solving word problems.

Tuesday: We will take a quiz on multiplying and dividing with rational numbers.

Wednesday: We will review for our unit 1 test by completing textbook page 109 and doing a tic-tac-toe review game.

Thursday: Unit 1 Test on integers and rational numbers

Friday: We will use mathematical properties to write equivalent expressions. Assignment: equivalent expressions handout

August 7th-11th

Monday: We will take a quiz on adding and subtracting with rational numbers.

Tuesday: We will multiply rational numbers. Assignment: textbook page 86 (5-17)

Wednesday: We will divide rational numbers. Practice: textbook page 92 (1-12)

Thursday: We will solve word problems involving operations with rational numbers. Assignment: multiplying and dividing with rational numbers word problems handout

Friday: We will practice single-step and multi-step constructed response items that involve multiplication and division. There will be a quiz on multiplying and dividing with rational numbers on Tuesday.

Week of July 31st-August 4th

Monday: We will learn how to write rational numbers as terminating or repeating decimals. Assignment: textbook page 64 (1-18)

Tuesday: We will compare and order rational numbers. We will complete a practice handout on this in class.

Wednesday: We will add rational numbers. Assignment: textbook pages 72-73 (2-22 evens)

Thursday: We will begin to subtract rational numbers. Practice: page 79 (1-10)

Friday: We will continue to subtract rational numbers. Assignment: rational numbers handout

 

Week of July 24th-28th

Monday: We will learn how to multiply integers. We will create a foldable and complete textbook page 40 (1-18)

Tuesday: We will divide integers. Assignment: multiplication and division handout

Wednesday: We will apply the order of operations to multi-step expressions involving integers. We will complete textbook p. 52 (7-14)

Thursday: We will complete our study guide on our chapter 2 test and complete an applying integer operations handout.

Friday: We will take our chapter 2 test on multiplying and dividing integers.

Week of July 17th-21st

Monday: We will learn how to subtract integers. We will work through problems in pages 19-22 of our textbook.

Tuesday- We will continue to subtract integers and learn how to use absolute value when a situation can only be represented by a positive solution. Assignment: subtracting integers handout

Wednesday- We will solve multi-step problems involving adding and subtracting integers. Assignment: p. 28 (1-12)

Thursday- We will complete our study guide for our chapter test. Assignment: Dear Teacher letter

1. How do you add integers with the same signs?
2. How do you add integers with different signs?
3. What is another word for additive inverse?
4. How do you subtract integers?
5. What is one strategy you can use if you are solving a multi-step problem involving adding and subtracting integers?
Exit Ticket: At the bottom of your letter, write down your goal for your test. Would you like an A, a B...?
Sign your name on your friendly letter. 

Friday: We will take our test on adding and subtracting integers.

Week of July 10th-14th

Monday: Early dismissal at 11:00

Tuesday: We will go over our syllabus

Dear Teacher Letter:

Start your letter with "Dear Mrs. Milhorn". Write a 5-sentence paragraph. The sentences should include whether you find math easy or difficult, your favorite part about math last year, and your least favorite part about math last year. Tell me your goal in math this year. Finally, tell me one more thing you think I should know about you. Sign your name at the bottom.

Wednesday: We will add integers with the same signs. Textbook page 10-11 (9-22)

Thursday: We will take our universal screener. No assignment

Friday: We will add integers with different signs. No assignment

 

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