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This week in math

Sent May 12th 2015

This week in math: [*]Tuesday, May 12th – Algebra Readiness Test [*]Friday, May 15th – Benchmark Test 4th Quarter (students will have a homework review Wednesday) [*]Students will begin a project to wrap up the year called, “It’s My Life” in which they will create a household budget for 1 month of expenses (see daily homework link for specific due dates & forms) [*]Ask your child what career they "chose" as well as lifestyle!  Daily Homework: https://msdlt.instruct...

This week in math

Sent May 4th 2015

This week in math: [*]We are completing an “End of Year” review packet this week: all work will be completed in class – packets will not be sent home for homework [*]Next week, students will take an “Algebra Readiness” exam (exact date to be posted next Monday) [*]Students should also be completing problems each night (I recommend 10/night) on their MobyMax account using the “Math” or “Test Prep” link in MobyMax. Students will have an opportunity to earn extra ...

ISTEP math testing this week

Sent April 27th 2015

This week in math: [*]ISTEP math testing this week! No regular math classes will be held, therefore, no daily assignments or homework this week. _Friday, May 1st_ - Midterm Reports go home! Ask to see your child's report! Grades: Skyward Grades Log-in Please make sure you check your student’s web grades on a weekly basis. Contact: Feel free to reach me with any questions or concerns at heatherclark@msdlt.k&...

This week in math

Sent April 20th 2015

This week in math: [*]We are reviewing the following concepts this week as we prepare for ISTEP: mean, median & mode, Pythagorean theorem, rules of exponents, multi-step equations, & inequalities [*]There will be no quizzes/tests this week. (See Daily Homework Link below for daily homework details) [*]_April 27th_ - _ISTEP_ round 2 begins for math! Please have your child practice using the following practice test link. Try it out & take a look yourself too! The answer key for the practice test is attac...

This week in math

Sent April 15th 2015

This week in math: [*]We are taking the ISTEP practice test for math this week – this requires 2 – 3 days, so no other test/quizzes are assigned for this week. (See Daily Homework Link below for exact details) [*]_ISTEP_ round 2 will be coming up the last week in April for math! It will be different this year, so please have your child practice using the following practice test link. Try it out & take a look yourself too! The answer key for the practice test is attached. [*]ISTEP PRACTICE TEST LINK ...

Important Reminders for Math!

Sent April 9th 2015

Important Reminders! [*]_Friday, April 10th _ [*]_Daily Math Review / Homework Quiz_ (students should be taking notes each day when we go over answers; Concepts include scientific notation, Pythagorean theorem, graphing linear equations, & probability. Homework problems will include types of transformations (reflections, translations, rotations) [*]Students will be able to use their notes for tomorrow’s quiz, so ask your child to see his/her notes for this week. _ISTEP_ round 2 will be coming up the last...

Calculator & Math Test Reminder

Sent February 26th 2015

Two important reminders for Math & ISTEP: 1. Please make sure your child has a calculator! (Really important for ISTEP next week) 2. Math Benchmark Test for graphing is tomorrow: students should complete "Graphing Review #2" tonight for homework [*]Students should grade their own homework after completing it tonight (using answer key on canvas - see link below) [*]If your child does not have their homework, have them print one out from the same link below Canvas Link for Pre-Algebra CLARK: https...

This week in math

Sent February 9th 2015

This week in math: [*]_Friday, February 13th_ [*]_Daily Math Review Quiz_ (students have 3 DMR sheets to study from & will turn in tomorrow); Concepts include solving multi-step equations, adding & subtracting in scientific notation, & defining variables/writing & solving equations in word problems. [*]_Midterm Reports_ go home! _The “Top 5” MobyMax winners_ were announced last Friday. These students completed the most practice sessions with an average score of 75% or higher. Congratula...

This week in math

Sent February 2nd 2015

_This week in math_: [*]_Wednesday, February 4th_ – Slope-Intercept Quiz (students will need to interpret slope intercept form as y = mx + b & sketch the line of the graph) [*]We will begin reviewing ISTEP item sampler problems from the IDOE website. Ask your child to see his/her work from this coming Friday! Homework links are on the Canvas Home Page: https://msdlt.instructure.com/courses/2429 Grades: Skyward Grades Log-in Please make sure you check your student’s web grades on a weekly basis...

This week in math

Sent January 20th 2015

This week in math: [*]_Friday, January 23rd _– Daily Math Review Quiz (problem solving, using the Pythagorean theorem to find a missing side length, converting #’s from standard form to scientific notation) New for this semester: I am excited to implement a new web-­based curriculum called MobyMax in our classroom. MobyMax is tailored to your child's individual needs, and I think you will be very impressed by how fast your child will excel while using Moby. Moby's features include: [*]Placeme...

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