Oct. 7-11

This week we will be learning about mixed numbers and improper fractions, and how to multiply them. Quiz C will be on Friday.
 
The following videos will be a nice review for Quiz C:
 
This online practice maybe be helpful to prepare for Quiz C:

Sept. 30-Oct. 4

This week we'll begin our second unit of study: Rational Numbers. We'll be starting by talking about how to find equivalent fractions.
 
On Monday, many students opted to take the Unit 1 test this week instead of last week. For those students, they will begin thier week with a test. Unit 1/Notebook 1 will be collected. 
 
On Tuesday, there will be a pretest for Unit 2 to help me understand where students' are strong and where there is room to grow.
 
On Wednesday and Thursday, we'll be concentrating on equivalent fractions.
 
On Friday, students will take Quiz B. 
 
The following videos will help you prepare for Quiz B:
 
 
This online practice will help you prepare for Quiz B:
 
 

Sept. 23-27

This week we'll be learning how to use the Order of Operations when working with problems that include fractions. Fastbridge testing will happen on Friday, so there will not be a quiz this week. Our final unit test will happen next week. 

VIdeos that may help you prepare this week:

What is the Order of Operations?

 
Online practice that will review concepts for this week: 
 
 
 

Sept. 16-20

Thiw week we'll be focusing on prime factors, least common multiples (LCM), greatest common factors (GCF), and finding common denominators in order to do problems with fractions. Quiz A will happen on Friday, which will cover everything that we have studied since the beginning of the year. 

VIdeos that may help you prepare for Quiz A:

What is a multiple?

How to find the least common multiple (LCM)

What is a factor?

How do you find all of the factors of a number?

What is a greatest common factor (GCF)?

What's a prime number?

What's another definition for prime and composite numbers?

How do you find the prime factorization of a number using a tree?

How do you write the prime factorization of a number using exponents?

How do you find a common denominator?

How do you add fractions with different denominators?

How do you subtract fractions with different denominators?

Online practice that will review concepts for Quiz A: 

Identify factors and multiples

Pumpkin multiples

Math lines: x factor

Catch the stars: multiples

Factor game

Identify prime numbers

Prime and composite numbers

Prime and composite numbers-Fruit Splat

Prime and composite-box vs. bin

Factor tree game

A collection of games about LCM and GCF

Common denominators

Adding and subtracting fractions quiz

 

Sept. 9-13

Our year begins with Numbers and Operations. This week we will be learning about multiples, factors, and finding/listing the prime factors of a number using exponents. 

Videos that you can watch to review these concepts are:

What is a multiple?

What is a factor?

What's a prime number?

What's another definition for prime and composite numbers?

How do you find the prime factorization of a number using a tree?

How do you write the prime factorization of a number using exponents?

Online practice that will review these concepts are: 

Identify factors and multiples

Pumpkin multiples

Math lines: x factor

Catch the stars: multiples

Factor game

Identify prime numbers

Prime and composite numbers

Prime and composite numbers-Fruit Splat

Prime and composite-box vs. bin

Factor tree game