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Pre-AP Math 8

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Kathleen Kees

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Upcoming Assignments

Past Assignments

Week of 4/9-4/13 Due: Sunday April 15, 2018
Focus: This students will review for the volume assessment and the upcoming SBAC testing.
Assignments:
M: Review and Practice SA
Independent Practice: Finish WS and Corrections
Tu: Review
Independent Practice: Finish WS
W: Summative Assessment
Independent Practice: Prodigy for 20 minutes/Khan Academy reteach
Th: SBAC Review
Independent Practice: Prodigy for 20 minutes/Khan Academy reteach
F:
Independent Practice: Prodigy for 20 minutes/Khan Academy reteach
Assessments: Summative Assessment Wednesday

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Week of 4/9-4/13 Due: Sunday April 15, 2018
Focus: This students will review for the volume assessment and the upcoming SBAC testing.
Assignments:
M: Review and Practice SA
Independent Practice: Finish WS and Corrections
Tu: Summative Assessment
Independent Practice: None
W: SBAC Review
Independent Practice: Finish WS
Th:
Independent Practice:
F:
Independent Practice:
Assessments: Summative Assessment Tuesday

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Week of 2/26-3/2 Due: Sunday March 04, 2018
Focus: This week we are working with the Pythagorean Theorem.
Assignments:
M: Finding missing side lengths.
Independent Practice: Finish Packet from class
Tu: Pyth. Thr. Algebraically
Independent Practice: Pythagorean Theorem WS
W: Pyth. Thr. Word Problems
Independent Practice: Distance WS
Th: Pyth. Thr. and the Coordinate Plane
Independent Practice: Pythagorean Theorem WS
F: Review
Independent Practice: None
Assessments: Formative Assessment daily

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Week of 2/12-2/16 Due: Sunday February 18, 2018
Focus: This week we will finish working with angle relationships.
Assignments:
M: 10.1e Similar Figures
Independent Practice: Finish CW & 10.1e HW
Tu: 10.1f Self Assessment
Independent Practice:
W: Review
Independent Practice: Finish Review WS
Th: Review
Independent Practice: Packet through #6
F: Practice SA
Independent Practice: None
Assessments: Practice Summative Assessment Thursday

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Week of 1/29-2/2 Due: Sunday February 04, 2018
Focus: This week we will begin working on angle relationships.
Assignments:
M: 10.1 Comp/Supp Angle WS
Independent Practice: 10.1a HW (#1-8)
Tu: 10.1b Special Angles formed by Transversals
Independent Practice: 10.1b HW
W: 10.1c Parallel Lines and Transversals
Independent Practice: 10.1c HW
Th:
Independent Practice: Finish any classwork from the week.
F:
Independent Practice:
Assessments: Daily Formative Assessments

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Week of 1/29-2/2 Due: Sunday February 04, 2018
Focus: This week we will begin working on angle relationships.
Assignments:
M: 10.1 Comp/Supp Angle WS
Independent Practice: 10.1a HW (#1-8)
Tu: 10.1b Special Angles formed by Transversals
Independent Practice: 10.1b HW
W: 10.1c Parallel Lines and Transversals
Independent Practice: 10.1c HW
Th:
Independent Practice: Finish any classwork from the week.
F:
Independent Practice:
Assessments: Daily Formative Assessments

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Week of 1/22-26 Due: Sunday January 28, 2018
Focus: This week we will finish rigid transformations and dilations.
Assignments:
M: Dilations
Independent Practice: Finish Packet
Tu: Fishbowl!
Independent Practice: Review WS
W: Practice Summative
Independent Practice:
Th: Review
Independent Practice: Review WS
F: Transformation Summative Assessment
Independent Practice: Finish Packet
Assessments: Summative Assessment on Friday

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Week of 1/8-1/12 Due: Sunday January 14, 2018
Focus: This week we will begin working on transformations.
Assignments:
M: SA Corrections/Begin 9.1a Translations
Independent Practice: None :)
Tu: Complete 9.1a Translations
Independent Practice: 9.1a HW #1-7
W: 9.1b Reflections
Independent Practice:
Th: Reassessment-Systems
Independent Practice: None :)
F: Complete 9.1b Reflections
Independent Practice: Finish Packet
Assessments: Systems of Equations Reassessment Thursday-Students need to sign up.

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Week of 1/8-1/12 Due: Sunday January 14, 2018
Focus: This week we will begin working on transformations.
Assignments:
M: SA Corrections/Begin 9.1a Translations
Independent Practice: None :)
Tu: Complete 9.1a Translations
Independent Practice: Finish Packet
W: 9.1b Reflections
Independent Practice: None :)
Th: Lit Assessment
Independent Practice: None :)
F: Complete 9.1b Reflections
Independent Practice: Finish Packet
Assessments: Systems of Equations Reassessment Friday-Students need to speak with me beforehand.

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Week of 12/18-12/21 Due: Sunday December 24, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is Systems of Equations. The summative assessment in Wednesday.
Assignments:
M: Practice Assessment Corrections & Reflection
Independent Practice: None :)
Tu: Systems of Equations: Finish Systems Review
Independent Practice: Corrections and Pkt 4.2f (after e) #1-11 ODDs
W: SA: Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Independent Practice: None :)
Th: Would you rather?
Independent Practice: None :)
F: No School-ENJOY the Winter BREAK!!!
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Summative Assessment Wednesday

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Week of 12/18-12/21 Due: Sunday December 24, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is Systems of Equations. The summative assessment in Wednesday.
Assignments:
M: Practice Assessment Corrections & Reflection
Independent Practice: None :)
Tu: Systems of Equations: Finish Systems Review
Independent Practice: Corrections and Pkt 4.2f (after e) #1-11 ODDs
W: SA: Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Independent Practice: None :)
Th: Would you rather?
Independent Practice: None :)
F: No School-ENJOY the Winter BREAK!!!
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Summative Assessment Wednesday

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Week of 12/11-12/15 Due: Sunday December 17, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is on systems of equations: Elimination
Assignments:
M: Solving Systems of Linear Equations using the Elimination Method
Independent Practice: 4.2c finish classwork problems (through #5-6)
Tu: Systems of Equations: Elimination
Independent Practice: Systems Elimination WS
W: More Systems Practice
Independent Practice: Systems Elimination WS
Th: More Systems!
Independent Practice: Systems Review WS
F: Practice, Practice, Practice
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 12/11-12/15 Due: Sunday December 17, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is on systems of equations: Elimination
Assignments:
M: Solving Systems of Linear Equations using the Elimination Method
Independent Practice: 4.2c finish classwork problems (through #5-6)
Tu: Systems of Equations: Elimination
Independent Practice: Systems Elimination WS
W: More Systems Practice
Independent Practice: Systems Elimination WS
Th: More Systems!
Independent Practice: Systems Review WS
F: Practice, Practice, Practice
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 11/27-12/1 Due: Sunday December 03, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is on systems of equations.
Assignments:
M: SA Corrections/Continue WS
Independent Practice: 4.1c WS 1-4
Tu: Systems of Equations Self Assessment
Independent Practice: Formative Corrections
W: Intro to Substitution Method
Independent Practice: TBD
Th: More Systems!
Independent Practice: TBD
F: Field Trip
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 11/27-12/1 Due: Sunday December 03, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is on systems of equations.
Assignments:
M: SA Corrections/Continue WS
Independent Practice: 4.1c WS 1-4
Tu: Systems of Equations Self Assessment
Independent Practice: Formative Corrections
W: Intro to Substitution Method
Independent Practice: TBD
Th: More Systems!
Independent Practice: TBD
F: Field Trip
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 11/13-11/17 Due: Sunday November 19, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is on systems of equations.
Assignments:
M: 14-1 Understanding Solutions to Systems of Linear Equations
Independent Practice: Prodigy
Tu: Real World Systems-Chickens & Pigs Packet (4.1a)
Independent Practice: Solutions to Systems WS
W: RW Systems Continued (4.1b)
Independent Practice: Solutions to Systems WS (4.1bHW)
Th: More Systems!
Independent Practice: Systems Graphing WS
F: Review
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 11/13-11/17 Due: Sunday November 19, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is on systems of equations.
Assignments:
M: 14-1 Understanding Solutions to Systems of Linear Equations
Independent Practice: Prodigy
Tu: Real World Systems-Chickens & Pigs Packet (4.1a)
Independent Practice: Solutions to Systems WS
W: RW Systems Continued (4.1b)
Independent Practice: Solutions to Systems WS (4.1bHW)
Th: More Systems!
Independent Practice: Systems Graphing WS
F: Review
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 11/6-11/10 Due: Sunday November 12, 2017
Focus: This week we will be preparing for our summative assessment Thursday.
Assignments:
M: Interpreting Slope & Y-Intercept
Independent Practice: Prodigy
Tu: Practice SA
Independent Practice: Prodigy
W: Review
Independent Practice: Practice Assessment Corrections
Th: Summative Assessment
Independent Practice: None :)
F: NO SCHOOL
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Summative Assessment Thursday

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Week of 10/23-10/27 Due: Sunday October 29, 2017
Focus: This week we will be working with slope and y-intercept.
Assignments:
M: Interpreting Slope
Independent Practice: 11-2 WS
Tu: Discrete vs. Continuous
Independent Practice: Discrete/Continuous WS
W: 12-2
Independent Practice: 12-2 WS
Th: 12-3 Graphing
Independent Practice: Graphing WS
F: Review
Independent Practice: None :)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 10/16-10/20 Due: Sunday October 22, 2017
Focus: This week we are working with linear equations and slope.

Assignments: Visit the Google classroom for a link to the Independent Practice Answer Key.

M: Notes: Multi step Equations-Special Cases
Independent Practice: HW#6 WS (#1-9)

Tu: 11-1 Linear Equations and Slope
Independent Practice: 11-1 Additional Practice #21-25

W: 11-2 More on Linear Equations and Slope
Independent Practice: 11-2 Additional Practice #26-30

Th: 12-1 Identifying Slope using Tables & Graphs
Independent Practice: 12-1 Additional Practice #31-35

F: 12-2 Comparing Slopes of Different Lines
Independent Practice: 12-2 Additional Practice #31-35

Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 10/16-10/20 Due: Sunday October 22, 2017
Focus: This week we are working with linear equations and slope.

Assignments: Visit the Google classroom for a link to the Independent Practice Answer Key.

M: Notes: Multi step Equations-Special Cases
Independent Practice: HW#6 WS (#1-9)

Tu: 11-1 Linear Equations and Slope
Independent Practice: 11-1 Additional Practice #21-25

W: 11-2 More on Linear Equations and Slope
Independent Practice: 11-2 Additional Practice #26-30

Th: 12-1 Identifying Slope using Tables & Graphs
Independent Practice: 12-1 Additional Practice #31-35

F: 12-2 Comparing Slopes of Different Lines
Independent Practice: 12-2 Additional Practice #31-35

Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 9/25-9/29 Due: Saturday September 30, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on solving multi-step equations.

Assignments: Visit the Google classroom for your Prodigy class code (if you haven't joined us yet!)

M: Distributive Property & Combining Like Terms
Independent Practice: Multi-Step Equations WS #2

Tu: Multi-Step Equations-Variables on BOTH Sides
Independent Practice: Multi-Step Equations WS #3

W: Variables on BOTH Sides Day 2
Independent Practice: Multi-Step Equations WS #4

Th: Review
Independent Practice: Choose 5 from any unfinished worksheets

F: Review
Independent Practice: None :)

Assessments: Daily Formatives
HAVE A GREAT BREAK!!! See you again on October 16th :)

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Week of 9/25-9/29 Due: Saturday September 30, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on solving multi-step equations.

Assignments: Visit the Google classroom for your Prodigy class code (if you haven't joined us yet!)

M: Distributive Property & Combining Like Terms
Independent Practice: Multi-Step Equations WS #2

Tu: Multi-Step Equations-Variables on BOTH Sides
Independent Practice: Multi-Step Equations WS #3

W: Variables on BOTH Sides Day 2
Independent Practice: Multi-Step Equations WS #4

Th: Review
Independent Practice: Choose 5 from any unfinished worksheets

F: Review
Independent Practice: None :)

Assessments: Daily Formatives
HAVE A GREAT BREAK!!! See you again on October 16th :)

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Week of 9/18-9/25 Due: Sunday September 24, 2017
Focus: This week our focus is patterns and equations.

Assignments: Visit the Google classroom for your Prodigy class code (if you haven't joined us yet!)

M: 9-1 Representing Patterns
Independent Practice: SB p109 #18-21

Tu: 9-2 Write and Evaluate Expressions
Independent Practice:

W: Distributive Property & Combining Like Terms
Independent Practice: Solving Equations WS

Th: Multi-Step Equations
Independent Practice: Solving Equations WS

F: Multi-Step Equations with Variables on BOTH sides
Independent Practice: None :)

Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 9/11-9/15 Due: Sunday September 17, 2017
Focus: This week we are finishing up scientific notation, reviewing, and preparing for the summative assessment on Thursday.

Assignments: Visit the Google classroom for your Prodigy class code (if you haven't joined us yet!) The link is below...

M: Add and Subtract Scientific Notation
Independent Practice: At least 20 minutes on Prodigy Math

Tu: Practice Summative
Independent Practice: Quizizz Unit 1 Review

W: Review
Independent Practice: At least 20 minutes on Prodigy Math

Th: Review
Independent Practice: None :)

F: Summative Assessment
Independent Practice: None :)

Assessments: Summative Assessment Friday

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Week of 9/4-9/8 Due: Saturday September 09, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on Scientific Notation.

Assignments: REMEMBER to check/fix your answers with the key

M: No School
Independent Practice: Prodigy

Tu: 7-1 Scientific Notation
Independent Practice: Converting Sci Notation WS

W: Comparing and Ordering
Independent Practice: Converting Sci Notation WS (same as yesterday-not all got it) Also, continue some practice problems from today's packet if you did the worksheet yesterday.

Th: 8-1 Multiplying and Dividing with Scientific Notation
Independent Practice: Mult/Divide w/Sci Notation WS

F: 8-2 Adding and Subtracting with Scientific Notation
Independent Practice: Add/Sub w/Sci Notation WS

Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 9/4-9/8 Due: Saturday September 09, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on Scientific Notation.

Assignments: REMEMBER to check/fix your answers with the key
M: No School Independent Practice: Prodigy
Tu: 7-1 Scientific Notation Independent Practice: Converting Sci Notation WS
W: Exponent Rules and Sci. Notation Independent Practice: Mult/Div Sci Noation WS
Th: Operations with Scientific Notation Independent Practice: Sci Notation Review WS
F: Review Independent Practice: None :-)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 9/4-9/8 Due: Saturday September 09, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on Scientific Notation.

Assignments: REMEMBER to check/fix your answers with the key
M: No School Independent Practice: Prodigy
Tu: 7-1 Scientific Notation Independent Practice: Converting Sci Notation WS
W: Exponent Rules and Sci. Notation Independent Practice: Mult/Div Sci Noation WS
Th: Operations with Scientific Notation Independent Practice: Sci Notation Review WS
F: Review Independent Practice: None :-)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 9/4-9/8 Due: Saturday September 09, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on Scientific Notation.

Assignments: REMEMBER to check/fix your answers with the key
M: No School Independent Practice: Prodigy
Tu: 7-1 Scientific Notation Independent Practice: Converting Sci Notation WS
W: Exponent Rules and Sci. Notation Independent Practice: Mult/Div Sci Noation WS
Th: Operations with Scientific Notation Independent Practice: Sci Notation Review WS
F: Review Independent Practice: None :-)
Assessments: Daily Formatives

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Week of 8/28-9/1 Due: Sunday September 03, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on exponents.

Assignments: REMEMBER to check/fix your answers-key at end/back
M: 6-1 Mult/Div Exponents Independent Practice: Mult/Div Exponents WS
Tu: Review Mult/Divide Exponents Independent Practice: Exponents WS
W: 6-2/6-3 Negative Exponents/Power to a Power Independent Practice: Power to a Power WS
Th: Properties of Exponents Review Independent Practice: Exponents Review WS
F: Properties of Exponents Review Independent Practice: None :-)
Assessments: Formative Assessments Daily.

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Week of 8/28-9/1 Due: Sunday September 03, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on exponents.

Assignments: REMEMBER to check/fix your answers-key at end/back
M: 6-1 Mult/Div Exponents Independent Practice: Mult/Div Exponents WS
Tu: 6-2 Negative Exponents Independent Practice: Negative Exponents WS
W: 6-3 Power to a Power Independent Practice: Power to a Power WS
Th: Properties of Exponents Review Independent Practice: Exponents Review WS
F: Properties of Exponents Review Independent Practice: None :-)
Assessments: Formative Assessments Daily.

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Week of 8/21-8/25 Due: Saturday August 26, 2017
Focus: This week we are working on estimating and comparing irrational numbers

Assignments: REMEMBER to check/fix your answers-key at end of packet
M: Review Converting Fractions, Decimals, & Percents Independent Practice: #14-17 in Notes packet (terminating/repeating decimals)
Tu: 5-1 Estimate Irrational Roots Independent Practice: #56, 57ace, 59
W:Review Estimating Independent Practice: Number-line Worksheet (Key on Google classroom)
Th: 5-2 Compare Rational/Irrational Numbers Independent Practice: #61, 62, 64, 65
F: 6-1 Mult/Divide Exponents Independent Practice: #66a-e
Assessments: Formative Assessments Daily.

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Week of 8/14-8/18 Due: Saturday August 19, 2017
Focus: Students will explore rational and irrational numbers.

Assignments:
M: 3-1 Area, Squares, Square Roots (HW: Lesson Practice Pkt 3-1 #26-30, REMEMBER to check/fix your answers-key at end of pkt)
Tu: 3-2 Volume, Cubes, Cubed Roots (HW: Lesson Practice Pkt 3-2 #31-35)
W: 3-3 Exponents, Roots, Order (HW: Lesson Practice Pkt 3-3 #36-40)
Th: 4-1 Rational Numbers (HW: Lesson Practice Pkt 4-1 #41-45)
F: Review (HW: )
Assessments: Formative Assessments Daily.

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Week of 8/7-8/11 Due: Saturday August 12, 2017
This week are continuing with the Week of Inspirational Math to work on developing a growth mindset and collaboration. Please text @3e86g to the number 81010 which is what I will use to send updates regarding assessments, tutoring and other information related to your child in Math 8. Thanks!

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Week of August 1st Due: Saturday August 05, 2017
This week we will work on class procedures and developing a growth mindset!

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