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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:  Three Ring Binder, Folder 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): This week's game: Fraction/Decimal/Percent  Bags (5 games)!   February Folder due 2-29-16

Assignments: 

Periods 1-2:  Students are currently studying percent - Chapter 4

Periods 6-7: Students are currently studying Tables, Graphs, and Functions - Topics 9

Periods 8-9:  Students are currently studying percent - Chapter 4

CLASS

PERIOD

2-8-16

Monday

2-9-16

Tuesday

2-10-16

Wednesday

2-11-16

Thursday

2-12-16

Friday

PERIODS

1-2


1/2 Day Schedule
Parent Confereces 6-8 pm
  

  POW Due!

1/2 Day Schedule
Parent Confereces 12:30 - 2:30 pm






I Love Math Day Guest Math Teacher

1/2 Day Schedule
No School
NO Weekly Review Due


Next Week:


Upcoming Dates:

February Family Math Game Folder due 2-29-16

 
PERIODS

6-7

  1/2 Day Schedule
Parent Confereces 6-8 pm

Study for Test on Chapter 9
POW Due!

1/2 Day Schedule
Parent Confereces 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Test on Chapter 9



I Love Math Day Guest Math Teacher

1/2 Day Schedule
No School

NO Weekly Review Due

Next Week:


Upcoming Dates:
February Family Math Game Folder due 2-29-16
PERIODS

8 - 9

Click Here for Mrs. Caporale



1/2 Day Schedule
Parent Confereces 6-8 pm


POW Due!

1/2 Day Schedule
Parent Confereces 12:30 - 2:30 pm





I Love Math Day Guest Math Teacher

1/2 Day Schedule
No School

NO Weekly Review Due

Next Week:


Upcoming Dates:
February Family Math Game Folder due 2-29-16

This week's POW:  POW Due Feb. 10th:

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 Feb. 3rd: 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 Jan. 27th:   You can buy a 3-pound bag of apples for $3.39 or you can buy apples for $1.29 a pound.

A.  How much do apples cost per pound if you buy the bag?

B.    How much do you save if you buy 2 bags of apples than if you buy 6 pounds of apples?

POW Due Jan. 20th:  At a traffic checkpoint, environmental safety officers checked every 18th car for excess carbon monoxide and every 15th car for a damaged exhaust system.  If the first car at the checkpoint is car one, what will be the number of the car checked for both problems?

POW Due Jan. 13th:  Valerie purchased a coat for $158.97, including tax. She gave the clerk twelve $10 bills, six $5 bills, six $1 bills, 7 quarters, 8 dimes, and 9 nickels.
1. How much money did Valerie give the clerk? Show your work.
2. How much change should the clerk give Valerie? Show your work.

NO POW Due Jan. 6th:

POW Due Dec. 23rd:  Use the rectangle and octagon below.

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    1.  Write an expression for the perimeter of each figure.

 

x

Perimeter of rectangle

Perimeter of octagon

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    2.  Complete the table. What do you notice?

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    3.  What can you say about the expressions in Exercise 1?

 

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side lengths of the triangle so that it has
the same perimeter as the rectangle and
octagon for every value of x?

 

POW Due Dec. 16th:  At Happy Foods Groceries you can buy a 5 lb. package of ground beef for $11.50. At Riser Groceries a 3 lb. package of the same quality ground beef sells for $6.75. Which is the better buy?

POW Due Dec. 9th:  You are buying fruit to make fruit baskets. Apples come in bags of 20. Oranges come in bags of 16, and bananas come in bags of 32.
1. You have one bag of each fruit. Each fruit basket must be identical.
a. What is the greatest number of fruit baskets that you can make using all of the fruit?
b. How many of each type of fruit are in each fruit basket in part (a)?
2. You decide that not only must the fruit baskets be identical, but each one must have the same numbers of apples, oranges, and bananas.
a. What is the least number of bags of each fruit you need to have the same number of apples, oranges, and bananas?
b. How many of each type of fruit do you have?
c. There must be at least 5 but no more than 10 of each type of fruit in each basket. How many different ways can you arrange the fruit baskets when using all of the fruit? Explain your reasoning.

NO POW DUE 12/2/15

 POW Due Nov. 25th: A school band has 75 members. The band enters a band competition at a rival school.

    1.  There is a $200 entrance fee for each band plus a $25 entrance fee for each drill team. The competition has a total of 32 bands and 25 drill teams. Write and evaluate an expression for the total amount of money collected from entrance fees.

    2.  For the competition, each band member needs $12 for food. To get to the competition, the school rents 3 buses that cost $580 each. Write and evaluate an expression for these costs.

    3.  The food and bus costs will be split evenly among the band members. Write and evaluate an expression for the total cost per band member.

Write and evaluate an expression to find the number of band members in each formation.

    4.  One part of the formation has eight rows with five band members per row. The other part has four rows with seven members in each row.

    5.  One part of the formation has three rows with thirteen band members per row. The other part has six rows with six members in each row.

    6.  One part of the formation has seven rows with seven band members per row. Another part of the formation has four rows with four members in each row. The last part has three rows with three members in each row.

 

 POW Due Nov. 18th: Julie is swimming in an ocean race and needs to reach the buoy 60 yards from shore. She already swam 3/10 of the distance. How many yards does she need to still swim to reach the buoy?

No POW Due Nov. 11th:

POW Due Nov. 4th: The Swan Lake Swim team practices every day after school.  They record the number of laps (the more laps the better) they swim each day.  Belinda recorded the following laps for 1 week: 8, 13, 14, 8, and 12 then calculated her mean, median, mode, and range. Which number would she want the coach to record for the week?

 

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:  

Weather Bug

PARCC Math Games

PARCC Practice

Math Games

Common Core Practice

Grade 6 Math Vocabulary

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

    Dividing Decimals

    Decimal Jeopardy 

   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

Distributive Property

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

Two-Step Inequalities

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

Skunk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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