W 4/16 - Math - Have a great break
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
No homework over break. If you would like, you may work ahead in the Algebra packet.
No homework over break. If you would like, you may work ahead in the Algebra packet.
Finish Algebra HW #1 for Wednesday.
We finished the section with the section test today. No homework. Enjoy the weekend.
Good luck. I know you all will do a great job.
Exam has been moved to Friday
We had a practice test yesterday (T 4/8) & reviewed it today. We will review more tomorrow. (Answers are attached to this post.)
Key ideas in the section are:
Proportion
Conversions (one-step and multi-step)
Conversions using the Chain Method
Density - weight & volume
Review the...
[read more]Exam on Thursday
We had a practice test today T 4/8 (it is linked to this post if you were absent) & will review it and any other questions on W 4/9.
Key ideas in the section are:
Proportion
Conversions (one-step and multi-step)
Conversions using the Chain Method
Density - weight & volume
Review the explanations...
[read more]Exam moved to Thursday
We will have a practice test on T 4/8 & review some more on W 4/9.
Key ideas in the section are:
Review the explanations in the handouts, look over the questions that you have done in...
[read more]The test on this section is on W 4/9. Start preparing now. We will have a practice test on Friday. Then more review on Tuesday.
The test on this section is on W 4/9. Start preparing now. We will review in class tomorrow. We will probably have a practice test on Friday. Then more review on Tuesday.
Finish HW #7.
Looking ahead: test on W 4/9. We will begin reviewing tomorrow.
Now that we have gone over #6-8 on HW sheet #6, try #9 & 10 again.
On HW #7 do #1-3.
Finish HW sheet #6
Homework sheet #6 #1-5
Finish Homework sheet #5.
(A few students have been asked to do HW #5 from #1-8 & a metric stair diagram. Please, email me (rwelcher@chicagowaldorf.org) if you aren't sure.)
If you have not already finished this or handed it in incomplete today:
Group Worksheet #3 - Question #3 - Do this on a separate sheet of paper. Include the...
Group Worksheet #3 - Question #3 - Do this on a separate sheet of paper. Include the GIVEN, FIND, and CONVERSIONS/OTHER before showing all the steps of the solution. This will be collected at the beginning of class.
Correct Answer: ~14.3 acres/household
Key conversion you may need: 1 square mile = 640 acres
Homework #5 - #1-8 - be...
[read more]Finish Group Worksheet #3.
Finish HW #4
Homework #4 complete #1-11.
No homework tonight. Study well for your physics test. Expect homework over the weekend.
You may not be able to do all the exercises, but I expect that you will have tried and have some preliminary steps finished on every question.
You may work on Group Worksheet #2 on your own at home to get ahead a bit. There will be time to work on it in class tomorrow.
Due to Senior Project presentations, math class will not meet on W, Th or F this week. Our next class will be T 3/11.
HW #2 and HW #3 are due on T 3/11. You have a whole week to finish these. If you have questions, find me during senior project breaks. I will answer as many questions as possible.
Finish Homework Sheet #2 for class on Tuesday.
Group Worksheet #1 should be complete through question #3.
Finish question #1 on Group Worksheet #1
No Homework
Finish HW #1. Use the example on the sheet and the conversion sheet to help you.
Today was a math puzzle day. We will be begin our new section on Tuesday.
Well done on the exam. Enjoy the evening of no math homework.
Percentages test on Thursday.
Percentages exam is on Thursday February 6. We will review on Tuesday and Wednesday. Study over the weekend and bring questions for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Finish HW #6.
HW #6 #1-19
Continue reviewing and building your review packet.
Continue to work on your study guide and HW #5 & #6
Continue reviewing. Bring questions.
continue work on HW #5 and preparing study guide
Review all sheets for percents and growth. Be prepared to share ideas of what should be put into the study guide we are creating.
We will continue on HW #5 in class on Thursday.
Finish any remaining exercises on HW #4.
HW #5 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
Through #3 on HW #3.
Finish Group Worksheet #2. You will need to the Growth Rate Table to finish this sheet.
No homework tonight.
Go up to question #3a only on the group worksheet.
#8 on HW #2
HW #2 is due on Tuesday. Try to do #1-5 in your head, as stated on the homework.
Also, ponder the interest questions (#5 & #6) on Group Worksheet #1. Try explaining it to someone else or ask someone to explain it to you. We will be returning to this idea next week.
#5 & #6
HW #1 should have been finished in class. GW#1 - attempt up to question #4.
Complete the homework dictated in class. Be prepared to share answers tomorrow.
NO HW - Enjoy the holiday.
See you on Tuesday.
No Homework. Good luck on the play; I look forward to seeing it on Friday. I'll see you in class on Tuesday.
NO math homework.
Exam on Pythagorean Theorem - study well.
Homework: study for the exam on Pythagorean Theorem (and square root algorithm) on Wednesday. Bring questions on Tuesday.
SUGGESTION FOR STUDYING: Re-do a variety of different exercises from the homework - from easy to challenging - without looking at what you did before or the answer until after you have completed it. Then compare...
[read more]Pythagorean Theorem HW #5 due on Friday.
Pythagorean Theorem HW #4 due on Thursday.
Pythagorean Theorem Homework #3 due tomorrow - Wednesday.
Finish Pythagorean Theorem Group Worksheet #3 for Tuesday.
Pythagorean Theorem HW #2 is due Friday.
Finish Pythagorean Theorem Group Worksheet #2.
Finish Group Worksheet #1.
Pythagorean Theorem HW #1.
Both should be ready to be checked at the beginning of class tomorrow. We will go over in class and I will collect at the end.
Try a couple more examples with square root algorithm. Give give group worksheet #1 a try if you like.
Use the Square Root Algorithm to try the example on the handout as well as another pratice number of your own choosing. Be prepared to hand in your practice number.
No Math Skills class on Friday. Have a good play rehearsal. Homework is due on T 10/29.
Write an algorithm for long division for a friend who knows addition, subtraction, multiplication, and simple division. Use remainders rather than decimals in the quotient.
Finish performing the Prime Number Algorithm to 500 or 100.
No math today. See you on Thursday. Be sure to look for your Square Root Algorithm sheet. Bring on Thursday if you find it.
Try to find the sheet you received last year with the Square Root Algorithm. Bring to class on Thursday.
Work on the puzzles I gave you today. They will not be handed in, but we will share answers.
No homework tonight. Enjoy.
At the beginning of the exam, you should turn in all your group work sheets and homework sheets, in order, stapled together.
You will only need a pencil and eraser for the exam. No calculator is allowed.
Any missing homework assignments that were collected and any corrections that were required are due by Tuesday 10/15 at the latest. The list is posted in the classroom and here as an attached document. Please, check. No homework or art projects for the Bases section will be accepted after Tuesday.
If you were visiting the high...
[read more]Fri 10/11: We will finishing going over Group Worksheet #7 in class tomorrow. If you are not in class because you are visiting the high school, check answers with your classmates.
HW #7 - do as much of this as possible. We will begin going over in class.
Tue 10/15: finish going over HW #7 in class and review for bases test.
Wed...
[read more]HW #6 is due on Thursday (all students except those who visited the high school today should have handed this in today)
HW #5 corrections are due on Thursday
Group worksheet #7 should be finished and ready to discuss in class.
Looking ahead:
No new homework - HW #6 should be complete. We will discuss/go over it on Wednesday. You may start working on Group Worksheet #7 if you would like.
EXAM NEXT WEEK: Due to 8th grade visiting the high school, the test on bases will be next week. I'm hoping for Tuesday, but not sure if that will work yet with three days this week with...
[read more]Corrections to HW #2 & #4 (if not already turned in)
Hexadecimal art project (if not already turned in)
HW #6 - to be handed in on Tuesday.
LOOKING AHEAD - Test on bases moved to Tuesday due to 8th grade visits to CWS high school this week.
Have Group Worksheet #6 finished and ready to compare answers at beginning of class. You may work on HW #6 also, but it will not be due until next week
Looking ahead - Exam on bases next Friday.
Finish Bases HW #4, if you have not done this already.
Finish Bases HW #5, be ready to hand in at beginning of class.
Finish corrections to Bases HW #2, if you have not done this already.
Finish Bases HW #4, be ready to hand in on Wednesday.
Work on Bases HW #5, be ready to hand in later in the week, as early as Thursday.
Your hexadecimal art project is due on Tuesday, October 1. You should plan time to work on it over the weekend and have it finished or nearly finished by Sunday night. Monday night should be to polish it up and final details. You should not be finishing it late on Sunday - i.e. staying up all night. If you have questions as you are...
[read more]Group Worksheet #5 & Homework #5 are due on Friday.
Reminder: bring in your hexadecimal art project for a check-in. The final version is due on T 10/1.
Please, bring hexadecimal art projects in on Friday 9/27 for a check in.
Bases homework sheet #4 is due on Wednesday.
Step 6 of the Hexadecimal Art Project should be completed. Bring the project to school on Tuesday.
Complete Step 5 of Hexadecimal Art Project. This does not have to be brought in to school on Friday.
Step 4 of the Hexadecimal Art project should be completed. This does not have to be brought in to school on Thursday.
The hexadecimal times table on Group Worksheet #4 should be completed tonight.
Please, follow the link below to instructions for the Hexadecimal Art Project. Due dates are included in the instructions. The final due date is T 10/1.
We are currently working on different number bases. So far we have worked with decimal (base 10 - the modern system we use), octal (base 8), hexadecimal (base 16), pental (base 5), and binary (base 2). Students work regularly in groups and have homework sheets, regularly, but not every night.