### 2019 - 2020

##### January 13 - 17

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Students will start quarter 3 with a hybrid unit of Topics 4 & 5. This unit will cover expressions and equations. This week, they will learn to translate words into numeric and algebraic expressions, as well as evaluate expressions to find their value. They will have a quiz on Friday over lesson (4-1).

The Desman Projects were AMAZING! I will post a link to some of them so you can see what the students created - - SO IMPRESSIVE!

This week, they will be diving back in to finish Chapter 5. This week, they will be factoring polynomials, solving polynomial equations, and using the Remainder Theorem to find factors. They will have a quiz on Friday over lessons (5-5) and (5-6).

Students will be finishing the last lesson in Chapter 6 and starting Chapter 7. This will cover solving systems of linear inequalities and properies of exponents. This will require them to apply their knowlege of graphing linear equations to graph systems of inequalities.

##### January 6 - 10

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**7th Grade Math:**

Students will begin this quarter taking the Semester 2 Pre-Test. This test does not count for a grade and will be used as a beginning benchmark for growth as compared to the Semester 2 Post-Test.

They will also start quarter 3 with a hybrid unit of Topics 4 & 5. This unit will cover expressions and equations, so they will begin this week with a review of solving one-step equations that they learned in sixth grade.

**8th Grade Algebra 2:**

Students will begin this quarter taking the Semester 2 Pre-Test. This test does not count for a grade and will be used as a beginning benchmark for growth as compared to the Semester 2 Post-Test.

They will start quarter 3 with a review of some of the things they learned in Semester 1. Students will be working on the Desman Project. This project will be due on Friday, January 10.

**7th Grade Algebra 1:**

Students will begin this quarter taking the Semester 2 Pre-Test. This test does not count for a grade and will be used as a beginning benchmark for growth as compared to the Semester 2 Post-Test.

They will start quarter 3 with a review of some of the things they learned in Semester 1. Students will be working on the Stained Glass Project. This project will be due on Friday, January 10.

##### December 16 - 20

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## All students will take their Semester 1 Final Exams for Math on December 17 & 18.

**There will be no math tutoring this week!**

##### December 9 - 13

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## Semester 1 Assessments will be December 17 - 18

**Math Tutoring: After school every Tuesday from 2:30-3:45 in room 123 (Mrs. Webster's room).**

**7th Grade Math: ** Students in 7th grade math will finish up Topic 1: Integers & Rational Numbers. The Topic 1 TEST will be December 11. After the Topic 1 Test, students will start preparing for the Semester 1 Test next week. The Semester 1 Final Exam will be December 17.

**Algebra 2:** Students will finish up the first half of Chapter 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions. They will have a quiz over polynomial functions on Wednesday, December 11 and their Semester 1 Final Exam will be December 17.

**Algebra 1:** Students will be covering a few lessons in Chapter 6 this week to be sure we have covered all the topics they will see on the Semester 1 Test. They will take a quiz over the topics covered in Chapters 5 & 6 on Thursday, December 12. The Semester 1 Final Exam will be December 17.

##### December 2 - 6

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## Semester 1 Assessments will be December 17 - 18

Math Tutoring: After school every Tuesday from 2:30-3:45 in room 123 (Mrs. Webster's room).

**7th Grade Math: ** Students in 7th grade math will continue working on Topic 1: Integers & Rational Numbers. This week, they will be adding and subtracting rational numbers and learning the rules for multiplying and dividing them. There will be a Topic 1 TEST on December 11.

**Algebra 2:** Students will begin Chapter 5: Polynomials and Polynomial Functions. They will have two quizzes and a Semester Test before winter break.

**Algebra 1:** Students will begin Chapter 5: Linear Functions. They will be learning how to write linear equations.

##### November 25 - 29

**There will be no tutoring on Tuesday this week. The math teachers have to attend a training after school.**

**There will be no tutoring on Tuesday this week. The math teachers have to attend a training after school.**

**7th Grade Math: ** Students in 7th grade math will continue working on Topic 1: Integers & Rational Numbers. They will be adding and subtracting integers. They will have a Mid-Topic QUIZ on Tuesday, November 26.

**Algebra 2:** Students will continue working on Chapter 4: Solving Quadratic Equations. This week they will be finishing up the chapter and can expect the Chapter 4 Test to be on Tuesday, November 26.

**Algebra 1:** Students will begin Chapter 5: Linear Functions. They will be learning about slope and rate of change.

##### November 18 - 22

**7th Grade Math: ** Students in 7th grade math will continue working on Topic 1: Integers & Rational Numbers. They will be adding and subtracting integers. They will have a Mid-Topic QUIZ on Tuesday, November 26.

**Algebra 2:** Students will continue working on Chapter 4: Solving Quadratic Equations. This week they will be finishing up the chapter and can expect the Chapter 4 Test to be on Tuesday, November 26.

**Algebra 1:** Students will be finishing Chapter 4: Functions. They will have a test over Chapter 4 on Thursday, November 21. Next week, they will be working on a Stained Glass Project using what they've learned from Chapter 4.

##### November 11 - 15

**7th Grade Math: ** Students in 7th grade math are beginning Topic 1: Integers & Rational Numbers. They will be learning about what opposites and rational numbers are. They will have a quiz on Friday.

**Algebra 2:** Students have started on Chapter 4: Solving Quadratic Equations. This week they will focus on solving quadratic equations by completing the square and learn what complex numbers are.

**Algebra 1:** Students will begin learning about linear functions. They will be writing and graphing them, as well as learning how to distinguish between linear and nonlinear functions.

##### November 4 - 8

**7th Grade Math: ** Students are finishing up Topic 3: Percents. The Topic 3 Test is Tuesday. Students will need to know how to use the percent proportion or percent equation to find percent increase, decrease, tax, commission, percent error and simple interest.

**Algebra 2:** Students have started on Chapter 4: Solving Quadratic Equations. This week they will focus on solving quadratic equations by graphing and factoring. They will also be introduced to complex numbers.

**Algebra 1:** Students will test over Chapter 3, Inequalities, this week. Their test will be Tuesday. Chapter 4 introduces students to functions.

##### October 21 - 25

**Parent/Teacher Conferences: **

**Thursday, October 24 (evening only - early dismissal)****Friday, October 25 (daytime only - no school)**

**7th Grade Math: ** Students are working on Topic 3: Percents. This week they will focus on the percent equation and how to use this equation to find percent changes: increase, decrease, tax, commission, etc.

**Algebra 2:** Students will wrap up Chapter 3 this week: Solving Systems of Equations and Inequalities. They will be learning how to solve systems using 2 and 3 variables. This is a short chapter, so their **Chapter 3 Test will be Thursday, October 24.**

**Algebra 1:** Students will continue working on Chapter 3: Inequalities. They will be learning how to read, write, and solve inequalities, as well as how to interpret their solutions. They will have their first **quiz for this chapter on Wednesday, October 23**.

##### October 14 - 18

**End of 1st Quarter: Friday, October 18**

**Parent/Teacher Conferences: **

**Thursday, October 24 (evening only)****Friday, October 25 (daytime only)**

**7th Grade Math: ** Students are working on Topic 3: Percents. This week they will focus on the percent equation and how to use this equation to find percent changes: increase, decrease, tax, commission, etc.

**Algebra 2:** Students are beginning Chapter 3 this week: Solving Systems of Equations and Inequalities. They will be learning how to solve systems using 2 and 3 variables. This is a short chapter, so their **Chapter 3 Test will be Thursday, October 24.**

**Algebra 1:** Students will begin Chapter 3: Inequalities. They will be learning how to read, write, and solve inequalities, as well as how to interpret their solutions. They will have their first **quiz for this chapter on Tuesday, October 22**.

##### October 7 - 11

**7th Grade Math: ** Students are working on Topic 3: Percents. They will continue to examine the connections between percents and proportions. They will have a **QUIZ** on Friday, October 11.

**Algebra 2:** Students will finish up Chapter 2: Linear Relations and Functions. They are looking at parent graphs and how changes to the parent function produce changes to the graphs of these parent functions. Please encourage them to review and study their notes each night as this is a tough series of lessons for students to comprehend. **They will have a quiz over this information on Monday and their Chapter 2 Test on Friday.**

**Algebra 1:** Students will continue working on the second half of Chapter 2 which involves rates, ratios, and proportions. This week, they will examine percent increase, decrease, and error. **They will have a TEST over the second half of Chapter 2 on Thursday.**

##### September 30 - October 4

**7th Grade Math: ** Students will begin working on Topic 3: Percents. They will begin reviewing the connections between fractions, decimals, and percents. They will start the topic with the concept of finding the percent of a number.

**Algebra 2:** Students will continue working on Chapter 2: Linear Relations and Functions. They are looking at parent graphs and how changes to the parent function produce changes to the graphs of these parent functions. Please encourage them to review and study their notes each night as this is a tough series of lessons for students to comprehend. **They will have a quiz over this information on Friday.**

**Algebra 1:** Students will begin working on the second half of Chapter 2 which involves rates, ratios, and proportions. They will learn how to use them to find the better buy, equivalent ratios, and find proportional amounts. **They will have a quiz Wednesday.**

##### September 23 - 27

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY - Teacher Institute Day

**7th Grade Math: ** Students will continue studying Topic 2: Ratios & Rates. This week they learning how to use proportional relationships to find equivalent ratios. ** The Topic 2 Test will be Thursday, September 26.**

**Algebra 2:** Students will be working on Chapter 2: Linear Relations and Functions. This week, students will be looking at "parent" functions and how changes to these functions affect their graphs.

**Algebra 1:** Students will continue to work on solving equations this week. They will take a **Mid-Topic TEST on Thursday, September 26.**

##### September 16 - 20

**7th Grade Math: ** Students will continue studying Topic 2: Ratios & Rates. This week they learning how to use proportional relationships to find equivalent ratios. ** The Topic 2 Test will be Wednesday, September 25.**

**Algebra 2:** Students will be working on Chapter 2: Linear Relations and Functions. This week, students will learn how to calculate slope and rates of change, as well as writing equations to represent functions.

**Algebra 1:** Students will continue to work on solving equations this week. Please encourage them to refer to their notes and show their steps as this is an important part of learning the process of solving equations.

##### September 2 - 6

**7th Grade Math: ** Students will continue studying Topic 2: Ratios & Rates. This week they are looking at unit rates and how to use them to find equivalent ratios. They will have a quiz over this information on Monday, September 9.

**Algebra 1:** Students will continue reviewing some topics from last year such as order of operations, evaluating expressions, and solving equations. They will have a quiz over this information on Monday, September 9.

**Algebra 2:** This week, students will learn how to solve absolute value equations and inequalities, as well as compound inequalities. They will have a quiz on Friday and the **Chapter 1 TEST will be Tuesday, September 10.**

##### August 26 - 30

**7th Grade Math: ** These students will begin the year studying Topic 2: Ratios & Rates. They will explore ratios, rates and unit rates and how they are used in real world situations.

**Algebra 1:** These students will begin reviewing some topics from last year such as order of operations, evaluating expressions, and solving equations.

**Algebra 2:** These students will begin reviewing some topics from last year such as order of operations, evaluating expressions, and solving equations. They will have their first **QUIZ** on **Thursday, August 29**.