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PHONE:  625-6600  Ext. 1068     E-Mail: petruccim@hamiltonschools.org  

PARCC Practice Test
Ten Marks Math Challenge
Stock Market Game   


Overview of Curriculum:  Throughout the year, students will study statistics; place value; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; fact review; problem solving strategies; algebra concepts; ratio, proportion, & percents; integers.   

School supplies:  Notebook and Pencil (Optional: dry erase marker, crayons/colored pencils)

Please note:  There is no need to purchase a calculator unless you want one for home use.  A calculator will be provided for classroom use.

Weekly Family Math Activity (and Extra Credit Points): Decimal War (reviews decimal place value) March Folder Due by Tuesday, March 31st!


Periods 1-2:  Students are currently studying data analysis- Chapter 5

Periods 6-7: Students are currently working on functions--  Chapter 9 in green book.

Periods 8-9:  Students are currently studying data analysis-- Chapter 5















POW Due!

Histogram Due

 Weekly Review Due

Next Week:
PARCC Testing the week of March 9th!

Upcoming Dates:



  Worksheet 9-5  POW Due!
  Weekly Review Due

Next Week:

Upcoming Dates:


8 - 9

     POW Due!

  Weekly Review Due

Next Week:

PARCC Testing the week of March 9th!

Upcoming Dates:

This week's POW: POW Due Wed., March 4th:

Scientists are sending a rover to the moon. Their plan is to study a rectangular area of the moon using the map shown. On the grid, 1 unit represents 1 kilometer (km).


Part A:


The rover will land at (2.5, 1), explorer up to (2.5, 4) and then over to (1, 4). Plot these three points on the map.


Part B:

What are the coordinates of the fourth vertex of the rectangle that the scientists plan to explorer?

(_____, _______)

Part C:

What is the horizontal length of the rectangle? _________________

What is the vertical length of the rectangle? ___________________

Part D:

Find the perimeter of the moon exploration area in meters. Show your work and explain. 

Part E:

Find the area of the moon exploration area in square meters. Show your work and explain.

POW Due Wed., February 25th:

Sadie is saving her money to buy a new pony, which costs $600. She has already saved $75. She earns

$50 per week working at the stables and wonders how many weeks it will take to earn enough for a pony of her own.


a. Make a table showing the week number, w, and total savings, s, in Sadie’s savings account.


Of Weeks





























b. Show the relationship between the number of weeks and Sadie’s savings using an expression.  

c. How many weeks will Sadie have to work to earn enough to buy the pony?

POW Due Wed., February 18th: Fitness First Health Club has an annual membership fee of $259.99 which covers all the club’s services except the use of the racquetball courts.  Using the racquetball courts is an extra fee of $3.75 each time.

Part A:  Write an expression to represent the yearly cost for using the club with an unknown amount of racquetball court usage: 

Part B:  One of the members, Derek, spent $436.24 on membership and fees last year.  How many times did he use the racquetball courts?  Write and solve an equation:


 POW Due Wed., February 11th:

Angela is planting flowers down the side of her house. She can plant 3 flowers every 2 minutes. If she continues to plant the flowers at the same rate, how many flowers will she plant in 30 minutes?

POW Due Wed., February 4th:

TA: R:\msga6wb01.01\Art\Gr 6 Performance Task Ancillary\NS\msga6_pt_ns_001.eps,2/13/2012 3:50:30 PMA bakery is making desserts for a festival. The table shows how many desserts were made and how many will fit in a box.


Number made

Number per box




Cream puffs









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    1.  What is the least number of boxes the bakery will need to transport all the cannolis? How do you know your answer is reasonable?


    2.  What is the least number of boxes the bakery will need to transport all the cream puffs? How do you know your answer is reasonable?


    3.  What is the least number of boxes the bakery will need to transport all the cupcakes? How do you know your answer is reasonable?


    4.  What is the least number of boxes the bakery will need to transport all the muffins? How do you know your answer is reasonable?


TA: R:\msga6wb01.01\Art\Gr 6 Performance Task Ancillary\NS\msga6_pt_ns_002.eps,2/13/2012 4:08:58 PM    5.  The festival prices for each dessert
are shown in the banner. At the end
of the festival, there are 24 cannolis,
30 cream puffs, and 62 muffins left
over. How much money did the
bakery collect from selling desserts?
How much more would the bakery
have collected if they sold all the

Books:  Big Ideas  -----Remember to Choose "Common Core" from the pull-down menu!

                                  Periods  1-2 and 8-9     

Text: Big Ideas - Green Book  - 6th Grade Remember to Choose "Common Core" from the pull-down menu!

                            Student Link: http://www.bigideasmath.com/students/?level=7.00

Parent Link:  http://www.bigideasmath.com/parents/

Periods  6-7

Text: Big Ideas - Remember to Choose "Common Core" from the pull-down menu!

Green Book  - 6th Grade

                            Student Link: http://www.bigideasmath.com/students/?level=7.00

Parent Link:  http://www.bigideasmath.com/parents/

Red Book - 7th Grade Remember to Choose "Common Core" from the pull-down menu!

                                                           Student  Link:  http://www.bigideasmath.com/students/?level=8.50

                        Parent Link:  http://www.bigideasmath.com/parents/

Math Sites:  

PARCC Math Games

Common Core Practice

Multiplication Fact Quiz

Another  Fact Quiz Site

Xtra Math



Flashcard Maker

Math Fact Quizzes

More Math Fact Quizzes

Fact Games

Manga High

PBS Kids Cyberchase

Math Olympics

Decention Game

Lesson Review Site for all Math Topics

Math Video Review - all topics

Math Tutorials - Khan Academy

Mixed Math Review Site

Math Power Points on All Topics

Math Videos

Skill Builder  This site is great--click on grade level then skill and it will provide a list of resources!

20 Great Math Sites/Apps for Students and Teachers

20 Great YouTube Videos on Math

Problem-Solving Games

Coordinate Grid Activities

Measurement Converter

Metric Conversions


    Rounding Decimals

    Adding Decimals

    Subtracting Decimals

    Ordering Decimals

    Add/Sub/Mult/Div Decimals

   Caribbean Decimals

   Decimal Place Value

    Scooter Place Value

Algebra Balance Scale    

Scientific Notation



    Coordinate Plane/Ordered Pairs

    Mixed Review:  Lines, angles, shapes, area formulas


    Measuring Angles

    Angle Matching

     Sums of Polygon Angles

    Geometry Quiz

    Shape Quiz

Quad Rap- Mrs. Christman

    Pythagorean Theorem Intro

    Pythagorean Theorem Practice

    Pythagorean Theorem Simulator

    Area of Triangles

    Area of Parallelograms and Trapezoids

    Circumference and Area of Circles/Mixed Geometry Review


     Area of a Circle


    Pi Book

    Line Symmetry

    Symmetry Designs




    Surface Area and Volume

Surface Area Video Tutorial

3D Figures


Math Properties -  Click on type then scroll down past lesson for activity

Order of Operations

Order of Operations Graded Review

Ordering Rational Numbers Video Clip

Prime Factorization

Divisibility Rules - Practice

Divisibility Rules - Flashcards

Divisibility Rules 3 and 9 Song

Divisibility Rules Song


Reading Graphs

Graphs and Data Analysis

Graph Making

Box and Whisker Plots

Box-and-Whisker Generator

Venn Diagram Maker

Venn Diagram Shape Sorter

Stock Market Sites





Solve for Variables

Combining Like Terms

More Combining Like Terms

Algebra One-Step Equations

Another Algebra One-Step Equations  - Scroll down page for activity menu

Two-Step Equations


Comparing Integers

More Comparing Integers




    Jeopardy with Integers


Absolute Value

Absolute Value Millionaire


    Equivalent Fractions

    Equivalent Fractions 2

    Equivalent/Lowest Terms

    Comparing and Ordering Fractions - lessons, games, practice

    Fraction to Decimal Conversion

Fraction, Decimals, Percents

    Fraction Practice Site - Mixed Review of skills

    Factors, GCF, LCM and Fractions

    Mixed Review- Woodlands

    All Types of Fractions

    Another Mixed Review

Ratio, Rate, Proportion and Percents:


   Equivalent Ratios

    Unit Rate

    Cross Multiplying Proportions

    Find the Better Buy!

    Scale Drawing

   Percent/Fraction Comparisons

    Challenge Game For 1 or 2 Players


    Equivalent Fraction/Decimals/Percents

    Mixed Review of Fractions/Decimals/Percents

    Golden Ratio

    Scale Factor

    Scale Factor Video Clip


    Percent Shopping

    Percentage Game

Square Root Flashcards

Tangrams:  Woodlands

Math Olympics


























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