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Periods 12: Students are currently studying integers, comparing integers, and absolute value  Topics 13 at back of text
Periods 67: Students are currently working on ordering integers and absolute value Topic 13 in green book.
Periods 89: Students are currently studying integers, comparing integers, and absolute value  Topics 13 at back of text
CLASS PERIOD 
12615 Monday 
12715 Tuesday 
12815 Wednesday 
12915 Thursday 
13015 Friday 
PERIODS 12 

POW Due! 
Marking Period 2 Ends on Jan. 29th! Coordinate Grid Due! 
Weekly Review Due January WFMA Due Next Week: Upcoming Dates: February WFMA Due 22715 

PERIODS 67 
Study for Test on 8.1  8.4 
Test on 8.1  8.4 * In case of a snow day, test will be given the day we return! 
POW Due! 
Marking Period 2 Ends on Jan. 29th! Coordinate Grid Due! 
Weekly Review Due January WFMA Due Next Week: Upcoming Dates: February WFMA Due 22715 
PERIODS 8  9 
POW Due! 
Marking Period 2 Ends on Jan. 29th! Coordinate Grid Due! 
Weekly Review Due January WFMA Due Next Week: Marking Period 2 Ends on Jan. 29th! Upcoming Dates: February WFMA Due 22715 
This week's POW: POW Due Wed., January 28th:
You can buy a 3pound bag of apples for $3.39 or you can buy apples for $1.29 a pound.
How much do apples cost per pound if you buy the bag?
How much do you save if you buy 2 bags of apples than if you buy 6 pounds of apples?
POW Due Wed., January 21st:
The table shows the average price of gold (in
dollars per ounce) for several years.
Year 
1970 
1980 
1990 
2000 
2010 
Average price (dollars per ounce) 
36.02 
615.00 
383.51 
279.11 
1224.53 
1. Find the quotient of the
averages prices of gold in 2010 and 1970. What does the quotient mean?
2. A miner found three pieces of gold in an underground mine in
1970. The pieces weighed 0.080 ounce, 0.122 ounce, and 0.096 ounce.
a. Find the total weight of the gold.
b. Find the total value of the gold when it was mined.
c. About how much more was the gold worth in 2010 than in
1970?
d. The miner sold 0.1 ounce of the gold in 2011 for $186.05.
How much should the miner have received for the remaining gold?
POW Due Wed., January 14th:
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 Wed., January 7th!
POW Due Wed.,
December 17th: 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.
POW Due Wed.,
December 10th: 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.
No POW Due Wed., December 3rd:
Due Wed., November 26th: The school has raised $1,200.00 over the last 2 years at the Spring Fling. This year the school raised $200.00 more than last year. How much money did the school raise last year?
Due Wed., November 19th: Jackson lent his friend onehalf of his CD collection. Of those, 3/5 were missing covers. Jackson has 50 CDs. How many were missing covers?
NO POW Due Wed., November 12th:
Due Wed., November 5th: The sum of Mary’s age and her Mother’s age is 36. Mary’s mother is 5 times older than Mary. How old is each person?
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Math Sites:
Lesson Review Site for all Math Topics
Math Video Review  all topics
Math Power Points on All Topics
Skill Builder This site is greatclick 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
Decimals:
Geometry:
Coordinate Plane/Ordered Pairs
Mixed Review: Lines, angles, shapes, area formulas
Area of Parallelograms and Trapezoids
Circumference and Area of Circles/Mixed Geometry Review
Math Properties  Click on type then scroll down past lesson for activity
Order of Operations Graded Review
Ordering Rational Numbers Video Clip
Divisibility Rules  Flashcards
Divisibility Rules 3 and 9 Song
Stock Market Sites
Algebra
Another Algebra OneStep Equations  Scroll down page for activity menu
Integers:
http://classroom.jcschools.net/basic/mathinteg.html
http://www.gamequarium.com/integers.html
http://www.uen.org/36interactives/math.shtml#integers
FRACTIONS:
Comparing and Ordering Fractions  lessons, games, practice
Fraction to Decimal Conversion
Fraction Practice Site  Mixed Review of skills
Factors, GCF, LCM and Fractions
Mixed Review Woodlands
Ratio, Rate, Proportion and Percents:
Challenge Game For 1 or 2 Players
Equivalent Fraction/Decimals/Percents
Mixed Review of Fractions/Decimals/Percents
Tangrams: Woodlands