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

PARCC Practice Test
Socrative
Ten Marks Math Challenge
Stock Market Game   

http://petruccigrade6math.wikispaces.com/ 

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): Shocking Places (reviews decimal place value) March Folder Due by Tuesday, March 31st!

Assignments: 

Periods 1-2:  Students are currently studying equations- Chapter 7

Periods 6-7: Students are currently working on integers--  Chapter 1 in red book.

Periods 8-9:  Students are currently studying equations- Chapter 7

CLASS

PERIOD

3-30-15

Monday

3-31-15

Tuesday

4-1-15

Wednesday

4-2-15

Thursday

4-3-15

Friday

PERIODS

1-2

Study for Chapter 7 Test on Equations Sections 7.1-7.4  
Chapter 7 Test on Equations Sections 7.1-7.4
 POW Due!

NO Weekly Review Due!

Next Week:

Spring Break April 6-7!
NO POW due April 8th!


Upcoming Dates:

WFMA Game Folder Due 4-30-15


No School - Spring Break!

 No School - Spring Break!
 
PERIODS

6-7

Study for Chapter 1 Quiz on Multiplying/Dividing Integers and the Coordinate Grid Chapter 1 Quiz on Multiplying/Dividing Integers and the Coordinate Grid  POW Due!

NO Weekly Review Due!

Next Week:

Spring Break April 6-7!
NO POW due April 8th!


Upcoming Dates:

April 15th - Design Your Own Grid Project Due!

WFMA Game Folder Due 4-30-15
 No School - Spring Break! No School - Spring Break!
PERIODS

8 - 9

 Study for Chapter 7 Test on Equations Sections 7.1-7.4   Chapter 7 Test on Equations Sections 7.1-7.4  POW Due!

NO Weekly Review Due!

Next Week:

Spring Break April 6-7!
NO POW due April 8th!


Upcoming Dates:

WFMA Game Folder Due 4-30-15
  No School - Spring Break!

No School - Spring Break!

This week's POW:   POW Due Wed., April 1st:

The Swan Lake Swim team practices every day after school.  They record the number of laps they swim each day.  Belinda recorded the following laps for 1 week: 8, 13, 14, 8, 12 and then calculated her mean, median, mode, and range. Which number would she want the coach to record for the week?

 

POW Due Wed., March 25th:

Mr. Ruiz is starting a marching band at his school. He first does research and finds the following data about the other local marching bands.

 

Band 1

Band 2

Band 3

Number of Brass  Instruments Players

123

42

150

Number of Percussion Instrument Players

41

14

50

 Part A

Mr. Ruiz realizes that there are ______ brass instrument player(s) per percussion player.

Part B

Mr. Ruiz has 210 students who are interested in joining the marching band. He decides to have 80% of the band made up of percussion and brass instruments. Use the unit rate found in part A to determine how many students should play brass instruments. How many students should play percussion instruments? How many students play other? Show or explain all your steps.

Students who play Brass Instruments: _____________________

Students who play Percussion Instruments: __________________

Students who play Other Instruments: _____________________

 

NO POW Due Wed., March 11th or March 18th:

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.

Number

Of Weeks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

Savings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Dessert

Number made

Number per box

Cannolis

475

15

Cream puffs

350

12

Cupcakes

450

24

Muffins

400

24

TA: R:\msga6wb01.01\Art\Gr 6 Performance Task Ancillary\NS\msga6_pt_ns_000.eps,2/13/2012 3:50:53 PM

 

 

 

 

    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
desserts?

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

Voicethread

Memiary

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

Decimals: 

    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

Geometry:

    Transformations

    Coordinate Plane/Ordered Pairs

    Mixed Review:  Lines, angles, shapes, area formulas

    Area/Perimeter

    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

     Circumference

     Area of a Circle

    Pi/Circles

    Pi Book

    Line Symmetry

    Symmetry Designs

    Tessellations

    Pentominoes

    Nets

    Surface Area and Volume

Surface Area Video Tutorial

3D Figures

Patterns

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

Exponents

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

Algebra

Algebra

Algebra

Variable/Expressions

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

Integers: 

Comparing Integers

More Comparing Integers

Integers

    http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/math-integ.html

    http://www.gamequarium.com/integers.html

    Jeopardy with Integers

       http://www.uen.org/3-6interactives/math.shtml#integers

Absolute Value

Absolute Value Millionaire

FRACTIONS:

    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:

    Ratios

   Equivalent Ratios

    Unit Rate

    Cross Multiplying Proportions

    Find the Better Buy!

    Scale Drawing

   Percent/Fraction Comparisons

    Challenge Game For 1 or 2 Players

    Rates/Percentages

    Equivalent Fraction/Decimals/Percents

    Mixed Review of Fractions/Decimals/Percents

    Golden Ratio

    Scale Factor

    Scale Factor Video Clip

   Percents

    Percent Shopping

    Percentage Game

Square Root Flashcards

Tangrams:  Woodlands

Math Olympics

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