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Friday, September 1, 2017 - No homework!  Enjoy your Labor Day weekend!

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Today we took Test #1.  There is no assignment after the test.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 
Study for your Test #1 and complete the problems on the Review for Test #1 (in the hw section). The test is tomorrow!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 
Complete the Expressions Practice in the homework section of your OneNote.
Complete ALL of Part 1 and the ODDS in Part 2.

Since your test is on Thursday, take a few minutes to read over your notes.  We will be reviewing in class tomorrow.

Monday, August 28, 2017 -
1. Make sure you have completed your 5 vocabulary terms from Thursday.
2. Read "Clue Words" in OneNote Class Notes section, work 1-8 on Translate into Words.
3. Read "Algebraic Expressions"  in OneNote Class Notes section.

Coming up... Test #1 will be Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Friday, August 25, 2017- No Homework.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - NO HOMEWORK!  See you at the Ice Cream Social tonight!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - Quiz# 1 Prep
Don't forget to study your notes!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Finish Practice #2 - show all work and don't forget that you don't use remainders on the division!

Monday, August 21, 2017 - Complete the Eclipse Order of Operations practice (TRY!!! It reveals some cool facts about today's eclipse. We will discuss it further tomorrow in class).  

  • Remember, any number to the zero power equals one.
  • The fraction bar also means to divide.
  • Two parentheses next to each other means to multiply.
Eclipse simulator
Eclipse map

Eclipse safety
Coming up next week...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Math Quiz #1

Friday, August 18, 2017-
Complete the Order of Operations practice (except 2nd period, we will do this on Monday).

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 
Complete the following long division problems in your OneNote Homework section.
Remember, no remainders!  Use a decimal and add zeros after (as needed).
If it is not a terminating decimal, divide out to 3 decimal places.

1.  6,582 ÷ 8      2.   19,537 ÷ 11      3.   38,774 ÷ 14    

4.   987,654 ÷ 12        5.   2350 ÷ 21

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Complete the Powers and Exponents practice. 
The following are examples and explanations meant to help you with your assignment.
Identify the base and the exponent of the power.
 Example:        Base=7     Exponent=3

Write the product as a power.
 Example: 8 x 8 x 8 =  
When asked for the value of a power, it refers to the product after multiplying the base number.

When asked to write the power as a product, write it in expanded form.

7 = 7 x 7 x 7 x 7 x 7
Don't can also look back at the notes taken today in class!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - Familiarize yourself with your computer and the things you learned today in your classes.  Please ask your parents for fill out the Parent Information sheet.

6th period - Please ask your parents to fill out the Parent Information sheet.  Also, complete your Math About Me project.

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6th period did not meet for class today, due to technology deployment. You are not expected to complete the following assignment.

1st thru 4th period classes:
Complete p.6 #1-4, 6-34 even.
All problems must be completed on notebook paper.
I have attached the problem set below.  This is the same as your textbook.

Friday, August 11, 2017 - No homework.  I look forward to seeing you on Monday!  Don't forget about our meeting on Monday (either 1:30 pm or 6:00 pm) for Module 2 and technology deployment!  Please make sure you have signed up for one of the sessions.

Thank you all for a great day at GWA!!!  I hope everyone had a wonderful day.  :)

Don't forget Friday is our first Spirit Day of the school year.  You may wear a GWA t-shirt or uniform shirt and blue jeans (no tears or fray) or khaki shorts or pants.

There was no assignment today in class.  Have a wonderful evening!