Class Assignments
Week of 9/13/2010
Monday: Factor Towers (finding factors of different numbers)
Tuesday: Hand out Syllabus and Syllabus homework (signed sheet); Basic Factor Trees (homework unless finished in class)
Wednesday: More factor trees, and an introduction/review of exponents(powers), pushing to the goal of prime factorization
Thursday: Prime Factorization and assessment, possibly start new book (Variables and Patterns)
Friday: Investigation 2.1 in Variables and Patterns or short review of investigation 1
Week of 9/21/2010
Monday: Review of coordinate graphing and look over graphing assessment from last week
Tuesday: Correct Prime factor assessment from last friday and introduce the new book
Wednesday: Investigation 1.1 in Accentuate the Negative(positives and negatives)
Thursday: Investigation 1.2/1.3
Friday: Finish up and Assessment on Prime factors again and pre-assess add/subtract/multiply/divide positives and negatives
Week of 9/27/2010
Monday: Investigation 1.3
Tuesday: Investigation 1.4... introduces the chip model for pos/neg. Red chips= Negative values and Black Chips= Positive values. Also, return assessment from Friday if time
Wednesday: Investigation 2.1 (adding integers), homework
Thursday: Review Homework. More adding Investigation 2.2 (Subtracting Integers)
Friday Early Release: Investigation 2.3/2.4 (pos/neg connections and fact families
Week of 10/4/2010
Monday: Investigation 2.2 Subtracting Integers
Tuesday: Finish 2.2 and Start Investigation 2.3/2.4
Wednesday: Algorithm Poster and Adding and Subtracting Integers assessment
Thursday: Investigation 3.1 Multiplying Integers
Friday: No School
Week of 10/11/2010
Monday: Investigation 3.1 - Multiplying integers
Tuesday: Finish Investigation 3.1 and start Investigation 3.2- more multiplying
Wednesday: Investigation 3.3 - Dividing integers and HOMEWORK
Thursday: Quiz on Integers and rational numbers
Friday: Integer product game or "whats the story?" task
Week of 10/18/2010
Monday: Start Investigation 3.1 in the new book(writing equations)
Tuesday: Finish Investigation 3.1
Wednesday: Start Investigation 3.2(more equations) and HOMEWORK
Thursday: Finish Investigation 3.2 and start Investigation 3.3(using equations)
Friday: Review Homework and Finish Investigation 3.3
Week of 10/25/2010 (Conference Week)
Week of 11/1/2010
Monday: Fishy Task (comparing tables, graphs, equations)
Tuesday: Go over Fishy Task and Start Investigation 2.3 (Looking at what equations are written for)
Wednesday(Sub): Go over 2.3 and start 3.1 (Solving equations by using tables and graphs) and Homework
Thursday(Sub): Continue work on 3.1
Friday(Sub): Start Investigation 3.2, the coins and pouches visual for solving equations.
Week of 11/8/2010
Monday: Review behavior from the sub, work on graphing linear equations
Tuesday: Practice equations/graphs/tables
Wednesday: Investigation 3.2, coins and pouches visual for solving equations, Homework
Thursday: No School, Veterans Day
Friday: Return Homework and Assessment
Week of 11/15/2010
Monday: Catch-up day: go over work from last week, students get caught up on tests, review homework from Friday
Tuesday: Return Assessments from Friday; Start Investigation 3.3 (going from coins and pouches to equations)
Wednesday: Finish Investigation 3.3 and Start Solving 2-step linear equations
Thursday: More Equations
Friday-early release: More equation work
Week of 11/22/2010
Monday: Progress Reports Go Home (Due after break)
Tuesday: Assessment
Wednseday: 1/2 day Harvest Hoopla
Week of 11/29/2010
Monday: Progress Reports (due Thursday) and review for Unit Assessment
Tuesday: Unit Assessment
Wednesday: Benchmark Assessment
Thursday: Starting a new unit Finish benchmark
Friday: Harvest Hoopla Early Release
Week of 12/6/2010
Monday: Start Investigation 1.1 in new book: Stretching and Shrinking. The unit is about similar shapes and the effect multiplication has on similar shapes. Also Homework, due Wednesday
Tuesday: Start Inv 1.2, the rubber band method for enlarging shapes
Wednesday: EasyCBM Test in the Library
Thursday: Finish up Inv. 1.2, and possibly start Inv 1.3 which involves identifying corresponding sides and angles of similar shapes
Friday: Early Release, Finish Inv 1.3 Pre Assessment
Week of 12/13/2010
Monday: Investigation 1.3, which is looking at what effect percents have on changing the size of a figure
Tuesday: Investigation 2.1, a group task involving coordinate graphing and rules to change the shape and size of figures
Wednesday: Finish Inv. 2.1
Thursday: Investigation 2.2, more altering of figures using rules, this time showing the effect of adding and subtracting as opposed to multiplying
Friday: Finish Inv. 2.2
Weeks of 12/20 and 12/27: Winter Break
Week of 1/3/2011
Monday: Review of the week before break
Tuesday: Investigation 2.3 on scale factor (how many times larger the sides of a figure are compared to a similar shape)
Wednesday: Finish going over Investigation 2.3, and begin work on their homework (due friday)
Thursday: The second assessment on similarity and scale
Friday Early Release: Extreme games are rescheduled for today, the rest of the classes will be doing review work.
Week of 1/10/2011
Monday: Investigation 3.1, using pattern blocks to look at the relationship between scale factor and side lengths, perimeter, and area of similar shapes.
Tuesday: Investigation 3.3, Investigating similar shapes, and finding missing side lenghts and missing angles; return tests from last thursday
Wednesday: Investigation 4.1 and homework (due Friday)
Thursday: Investigation 4.2
Friday: Investigation 4.3 Homework due
Week of 1/17/2011
Monday: No School - MLK Jr. Day
Tuesday: EASYCBM Testing in the library
Wednesday: Investigation 4.2 (more practice using ratios to find similar shapes) and Homework... due friday
Thursday: Investigation 4.3 (using ratios and scale factor to find missing side lengths in similar shapes)
Friday Early release: Unit assessment and homework due
Week of 1/24/2011
Monday: Investigation 1.1 in the new book Comparing and Scaling. This book focuses on ratios, how to write ratios and scale them up and down. It also covers unit rates as well as solving proportions.
Tuesday: Investigation 1.2 (Comparing ratios from written problems)
Wednesday: Return tests from Friday and notifying students of their Semester Grades. Investigation 1.3 (introduction on scaling ratios) Homework Due Friday
Thursday: Investigation 2.1 (comparing ratios)
Friday: Semester Over. Homework Due. Investigation 2.2
Week of 1/31/2011
Monday: My Fair Share group task. (comparing ratios)
Tuesday: Wrap up My Fair Share group task
Wednesday: Investigation 2.3 (Starting to scale ratios up and down) Homework assigned... due Friday
Thursday: Investigation 3.1 (looking at rates, and scaling rates) Went over 2.3 as a class
Friday Early Release: 1st Assessment of new unit and Homework Due
Week of 2/7/2011
Monday: Investigation 3.1 (looking at rates, and scaling rates)
Tuesday: Investigation 3.2 (More rates) Skill practice homework
Wednesday: Investigation 3.3 (Unit rates)
Thursday: Finish Investigation 3.3, Extra practice homework
Friday: Investigation 3.4 (Calculating unit rates, and deciding wich division is correct)
Week of 2/14/2011
Monday: Investigation 4.1 (Proportions) Homework Assigned due Wednesday
Tuesday: Finish 4.1
Wednesday: 2nd Unit Rate/Proportion Assessment and Homework Due
Thursday: Skateland Reward - Proportions practice
Friday: No School- Mid Winter Break
Week of 2/21/2011
Monday: No School- Mid Winter Break
Tuesday: Taught Cross-multiplication method for solving proportions and Investigation 4.2(more proportional practice)
Wednesday: Word Problems Pre-test, Review 4.2 and start 4.3(more proportion practice with decimals) Homework Assigned
Thursday: Finish Inv 4.3
Friday: Early release- Shadow Method
Week of 2/28/2011
Monday: Review of proportions and work from last week possibly start Inv. 4.3(more proportions practice)
Tuesday: Inv. 4.3
Wednesday: Shadow Method (using proportions to fins missing heights)
Thursday: Imbedded Triangles
Friday: Finding the slope of a line
Week of 3/7/2011
Monday (Sub): Slope Practice
Tuesday (Sub): Review Packet
Wednesday (Sub): Benchmark Test
Thursday: Finsih Benchmark and Mirror Method
Friday: No School
Week of 3/14/2011
Monday: Intro to 3D geometry, PI Day
Tuesday: 3rd attempt for Proportions Test
Wednesday: Investigation 3.1(Volume of Boxes) in the new book, Filling and Wrapping Pre-test on volume and surface area
Thursday: Volume versus Surface area of Prisms
Friday Early Release: Catch-up
Week of 3/21/2011
Monday: Volume of Cylinders (notes and practice) Homework assigned, due Wednesday
Tuesday: Surface area of Cylinders (notes and practice)
Wednesday - Conferences - Homework Due, Real applications with cylinders. Homework assigned, due Friday
Thursday - Conferences - Real applications continued
Friday - 1/2 day - Wrap-up real applications and/or volume of cones and pyramids
Week of 3/28/2011
Monday: Practice volume of a cylinder
Tuesday: Volume of cones and pyramids
Wednesday: Practice Geometry
Thursday: Geometry Assessment
Friday: 1/2 day
Week of 4/4/2011
SPRING BREAK!!!!!
Week of 4/11/2011
Monday: Started a new unit on probability. Investigation 1.1 Reviewing experimental probability. Also, test retakes on Friday!!!
Tuesday: Finish up Inv. 1.1 and start 1.2 Reviewing Theoretical probability and tree diagrams for multiple outcomes
Wednesday: Finish 1.2, and start 1.3 the product game (more theoretical and experimental probability. Homework assigned due Friday
Thursday: Inv. 2.1 Using an area model for theoretical probability Finish 1.3
Friday Early Release: Test Retakes and Homework Due
Week of 4/18/2011
Monday SUB: Probability worksheet
Tuesday: Guided note sheet on sample space for probability, compare organized list, tree diagram, and area model
Wednesday: MSP Demo in the Library, Probability Practice Homework Due Friday
Thursday: Mystery Spinner Activity
Friday: Assessment on probability, Homework due
Week of 4/25/2011
Monday: Investigation 2.1- Practicing finding the Mean(average) and the numbers needed to make a certain mean(average) Homework assigned to be due Tuesday
Tuesday: Homework due, Investigation 2.2- more mean
Wednesday: 3rd Benchmark Assessment
Thursday: Investigation 2.3 Median
Friday: Investigation 2.4 Mode
Week of 5/2/2011
Monday: Wrap up Mean
Tuesday: Median, Mode, and Stem and Leaf Plots practice
Wednesday: 2nd Probability Assessment and 1st Data Assessment
Thursday: Writing MSP
Friday: Converting measurements. For example: feet to inches, inches to yards, yards to miles
Week of 5/9/2011
Monday: Metric Conversions
Tuesday: Percentage review and practice
Wednesday: More percents
Thursday: Savings and discounts
Friday: Word problems involving proportions
Week of 5/16/2011
Monday: Writing MSP Day 2
Tuesday: Word Problems
Wednesday: Word problems
Thursday: equations and graphing review
Friday: 3rd Period Math MSP
Week of 5/23/2011
Monday: 5th Period Math MSP
Tuesday: MSP Review
Wednesday: 4th Period MSP
Thursday: Rating graphs
Friday: Experimental Probability
Week of 5/30/2011
Monday: Memorial Day- No School
Tuesday: Introduction to Histograms
Wednesday: 1/2 day schedule for Good Timber, finish Tuesday work
Thursday: Making Historgrams
Friday: Retake Tests and finish histograms
Week of 6/6/2011
Monday:
Tuesday: Literacy Team to Flight Museum, History of flight lesson
Wednesday:
Thursday: EASYCBM all classes
Friday: SUB
Week of 6/13/2011
Monday:
Tuesday: Math/Science Team to Flight Museum
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
Week of 6/20/2011
Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday: Wild Waves
Thursday: Towering Teamwork part 2
Friday: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!!!!!!