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Contact Information:               

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): No Game Folder Due in June!


Periods 1-2:  Students are currently studying graphing Input/Output Tables - Chapter 9

Periods 6-7: Students are currently working on proportions and variation--  Chapter 3 in red book.

Periods 8-9:  Students are currently studying Input/Output Tables - Chapter 9
















  NO POW Due!

1/2 Day Schedule - Noon Dismissal

 NO Weekly Review Due!

Next Week:

Upcoming Dates:

No Game Folder for Month of June!




 NO POW Due!

1/2 Day Schedule - Noon Dismissal


 NO Weekly Review Due!

Next Week:


Upcoming Dates:

No Game Folder for Month of June!


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     NO POW Due!

1/2 Day Schedule - Noon Dismissal

NO Weekly Review Due!

Next Week:

Upcoming Dates:

No Game Folder for Month of June!

This week's POW:   NO POW due Wed., June 17th: 

POW due Wed., June 10th: 

Twenty-five people are surveyed for a game show and asked the question “At what age did you get your first job?” The responses are shown in the box-and-whisker plot.

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    1.  What portion of the responses represent an age of at least 17 years old?

    2.  Can you determine the range of the data? If so, find it.

    3.  Can you determine which response is most frequent? If so, find it.

    4.  One of the line plots below represents the same set of data as the
box-and-whisker plot.

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         a.   Which line plot represents the data? Explain.

            b.         Contestants answer the question and receive a point for each person in the survey that gave the same answer. What answer is worth the most points? Explain your reasoning


POW due Wed., June 3rd: 

The table shows the portions of time you spent on several activities during a day
at an amusement park.


1.  How many times more is the portion of time spent going on rides than the
portion of time spent playing games? Justify your answer.
2. How many times more is the portion of time spent waiting in line for rides
than the portion of time going on rides? Justify your answer.
3. The portion of time spent swimming in the wave pool is two times more
than the portion of time spent having lunch. What portion of your time at
the amusement park was spent having lunch?
4. If “having lunch” is the only other activity not listed in the table, what other
method could you have used to find the answer in Exercise 3

 POW due Wed., May 27th:  Use the rectangle and octagon below.

Write an expression for the perimeter of each figure.



Perimeter of rectangle

Perimeter of octagon


























    2.  Complete the table. What do you notice?

What numbers could you fill in for the
side lengths of the triangle so that it has
the same perimeter as the rectangle and
octagon for every value of x?



POW Due Wed., May 20th:

The expression 20a + 13s can be used to find the admission costs for adults (a) and students (s) to a museum.

1. Find the total cost for four adults and 24 students. Show your work.
2. If the number of adults and students both double, will the cost double? Show your work and explain.

 NO POW Due Wed., May 13th:

 NO POW Due Wed., May 6th:

POW Due Wed., April 29th:  Justin and Ballard went to 4 different pet stores and found these prices for the dry food their dog eats.  Here is what they found:

Leiram’s Pet Shack:  20 pounds for $21.00

Gavin’s Best Pet:  15 pounds for $14.70

Madison’s All Pet Shop:  25 pounds for $27.25

Gabriella’s Pet Plus:  19 pounds for $21.85

What is the unit rate for each store and which store is the better buy?


POW Due Wed., April 22nd:

Find the area of the shaded portion of the large rectangle.  Explain your reasoning.


38 inches









Part B:

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

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

Two-Step Inequalities


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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