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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Getting ready for SLCs!

Please complete your final sharing page (the net on the cardstock) at home this evening if you missed class or were out.  If you don't have the paper at home, you can get one during homeroom tomorrow and complete it during the day.

Thanks!  No other homework!

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Due Thursday!

No Homework.

-Miss K  :)

Monday, April 28, 2014

Combining Like Terms again!

We continued to combine like terms in class today!  Examples below:

Tonight's homework is to complete your math word if you didn't finish in class.  If you missed class, please just complete the worksheet that you should have gotten (if you were in band or came in late) or can get tomorrow morning.  Directions are here:

Most classes were able to play the space invaders game!  If you want to play on your own, click here!

Tomorrow we will spend time getting ready for Student Led Conferences.  If you are going to miss class for Band/Chorus/whatever, please stop by in homeroom to get the paperwork you need!

-Miss K  :)

Friday, April 25, 2014

Combining Like Terms

Combining like terms:

Why it's important to combine like terms...

Have a great weekend!  If you owe me a redo on the vacation paper, it is due Monday, otherwise, no homework!

-Miss K  :)

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Trouble on the vacation paper?

Redos are due on Monday, April 28th.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

I will hold a review on Friday, April 25th for anyone who is interested.  Answers from the original paper are below.  Please use them to help you complete the redo.  Each question will be worth 20 points on the redo.  You will have the potential to bring your grade up to an 80 if you get all four questions correct.

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Variables, Constants and Expressions!

Today we began our new unit on Expressions and Equations!  We defined terms and provided examples of each.  See the final examples below!

We also worked on writing expressions.  Tonight's homework is to write expressions to match various scenarios and math statements.  See me tomorrow if you need a copy!

I will give more information tomorrow about the "vacation" homework assignment.  Please talk to me tomorrow if you have questions or concerns AFTER I have explained the plan in class.

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Earth Day Answers!

I hope that you had fun trying the Earth Day questions!  Answers are below:

Online Questions:
  1. 144,000 every 24 hours; 1,008,000 every week
  2. 1,925,000,000 trees in a year
  3. 2000/60 = 33 years
  4. 700 gals/wk; about 3000 gals/mo.
  5. 25x365=9125-20x365= 1825 gals.
  6. 1875 gallons
  7. 3x250,000+ 2x750,000= 2,250,000 gals.
Four 4's:

0 = 44-44
1 = 44/44 or (4+4)/(4+4) or (4/4) / (4/4) or [(4! - 4)/ 4] - 4
2 = 4/4+4/4 or (42-4-4)/4 
3 = (4+4+4)/4
4 = 4*(4-4)+4
5 = (4*4+4)/4
6 = 4*.4+4.4
7 = 44/4-4
8 = 4+4.4-.4
9 = 4/4+4+4
10 = 44/4.4
11 = 4/.4+4/4
12 = (44+4)/4
13 = 4!-44/4
14 = 4*(4-.4)-.4
15 = 44/4+4
16 = .4*(44-4)
17 = 4/4+4*4
18 = 44*.4+.4
19 = 4!-4-4/4
20 = 4*(4/4+4)
21 = (4.4+4)/.4
22 = 44*sqrt(4)/4
23 = (4*4!-4)/4
24 = 4*4+4+4
25 = (4*4!+4)/4
26 = 4/.4+4*4
27 = 4-4/4+4!
28 = 44-4*4
29 = 4/.4/.4+4
30 = (4+4+4)/.4
31 = (4!+4)/4+4!
32 = 4*4+4*4
33 = (4-.4)/.4+4!
34 = 44-4/.4
35 = 44/4+4!
36 = 44-4-4
37 = (sqrt(4)+4!)/sqrt(4)+4!
38 = 44-4!/4
39 = (4*4-.4)/.4
40 = 44-sqrt(4*4)
41 = (sqrt(4)+4!)/.4-4!
42 = sqrt(4)+44-4
43 = 44-4/4
44 = 44.4-.4
45 = 4/4+44
46 = 44-sqrt(4)+4
47 = 4!+4!-4/4
48 = 4*(4+4+4)
49 = (4!-4.4)/.4
50 = 4!/4+44

(Answers from mathisfun.com)

Tonight's homework is to complete the four geometry questions.

If you forgot yours, didn't get it or were absent...  The questions are here:

-Miss K  :)


To Complete the Earth Day Online questions, please go to this website and answer the questions.  You will need a calculator!  (solar powered)

After you finish that, please go to the white board under the blowup tiger head (never thought I would say type that...) and complete the activity!

Happy Earth Day!

-Miss K  :)

Monday, April 21, 2014

Juice Box Problem!

Ours probably won't be this cool, but it's interesting to think how we can conserve with even the most basic items!

Today we began the first of our two day PBA (Performance Based Assessment) on surface area and volume.  Your job was to create a new juice box container that retained the same volume as the old container, but reduced the amount of cardboard used.  If you missed class, please see me at the start of class for a copy of the assignment.  We will complete the assignment during class tomorrow.  In honor of Earth Day tomorrow, we will complete this conservation based assignment and work on two different Earth Day activities in class once you are done!

Please bring an internet ready device to class tomorrow if you have one!  No other homework tonight!

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Math test tomorrow!

Geometry test is tomorrow!

Please create your "cheat sheet" index card tonight.  You may use it on the test tomorrow IF you come to class with it completed.  You will not be able to work on it during class, go to your locker to go get it or borrow someone else's.  If you lost yours or weren't in school today, you may create an index card of notes to use on the test.  It may NOT be the neon card we made on Monday!

Have a great night!

-Miss K  :)

Monday, April 7, 2014


What's on the test:

Make your note card:

Answers to the review worksheets:


-Miss K  :)

Friday, April 4, 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Hexagon Activity

Helpful hints:

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Geometry Word problems

Today we began working with word problems in geometry.  We completed a few volume problems in class.  Answers are below.

Tonight's homework is to complete the four word problems on your worksheet tonight.  Keep in mind that the problems could be surface area OR volume, so be careful!

Here are the first two started from class and then the worksheet if you need to print it out!

Need the worksheet?  (Yes, I know they are sideways... so is the worksheet.  If you need to print this out, copy, paste and stretch it out to fill a side of a sheet of paper.  Thanks!)

Have a great night!  Test next Wednesday, April 9th!

-Miss K  :)