Nov.25-26, Dec. 2-6

During this short week and regular week, we will be looking at how to find the surface area of rectangular prisms. Quiz H will happen on Friday. 
 
Videos that will be helpful for Quiz H:
 
Online practice that will be helpful for Quiz H:

surface area of rectangular prisms

Nov. 18-22

We continue our study of area this week as we think about finding the area of trapezoides and irregular shapes. Quiz G will happen on Friday. 

The following video will be helpful as you prepare for Quiz G: 

 
 
The following online practice will be helpful as you prepare for Quiz G. 
 
 

Nov. 11-15

This week we are continuing to think about about finding the area of different shapes. We will be thinking about kites, rhombi, trapezoids, and irregular shapes. Quiz F will be on Friday. 
 
The following videos will be helpful as you prepare for Quiz F: 
 
The following online practice will be helpful as you prepare for Quiz F. 

Nov. 4-8

This week we are beginning Unit 3. Unit 3 focuses on 2-D and 3-D geometry. We'll begin by learning how to find the area and perimeter of triangles and parallelograms. Quiz E will occur on Friday.
 
These videos may be helpful for Quiz E: 
 
These online practices may be helpful for Quiz E: 

Oct. 28-31

This week we will be be reviewing Unit 2 and taking the Unit 2 test on Tuesday. This is a challenging test and can not be retaken. You will want to pay close attention to the review on Monday and spend time outside of class studying. Content from quizzes B,C, and D will be on this test. 

Oct. 21-25

This week we'll be covering how to multiply and divide fractions. Quiz D will occur on Friday.
 
***The unit 2 test will occur on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. To prepare for the unit test, you will want to be familiar with everything in your Unit 2 notebook, as well as everything from quizzes B, C, and D. This is a very challenging test. Please be as prepared as you can possibly be. 
 
The quarter is coming to an end soon. All quiz retakes and missing work must be turned in by Wednesday, Oct. 30.
 
The following videos may help prepare you for Quiz D:
All of the videos listed for Quiz C that have to do with multiplying fractions (see the Weeks Past section)
How to know if you should multiply or divide in a word problem? This is long, but you may find it useful. 
 
The following online practice may help prepare you for Quiz D:
The practices that are listed for Quiz C that have to do with multiplying fractions (see the Weeks Past section)

Oct. 14-15

During this short week we'll be continuing last week's learning by doing a review activity. There will not be a quiz this week.

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