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Jan 27 Syllabus/Grading Info
|Homework: read P. 105-113 and answer questions|
|Feb 3 Homework: read foundations for fraction operations and answer questions.||Homework: read about addition and subtraction|
|Feb 10 Read about multiplication of fractions||read about division of fractions|
|Feb 17 Practice figuring out what word problems are multiplication and what are division. Here are some examples and an assignment.
Here are two more practice problems assigned, along with some specific instructions.
|Homework is fraction practice part 2
Resources: an addition example
Mixed number subtraction example
Fraction division example
Equivalent fractions example
Multiplying fractions examples
|Mar 3 Hot-cold cube soup video
|Second integer work homework.|
|Mar 10 option to make up problems 1 and 3 from the test.
Watch these examples of showing why we invert and multiply to divide. Ex1, Ex2, Ex3
|option to make up problems 2 and 4 from the test.|
|Mar 16 Spring||Break|
Optional practice problems
turn in draft mini lesson plan.
|Apr 7 Patterns and functions homework||test--integer chips and algebra tiles.
Read about ratios
|Apr 14 Read more about ratios; homework with proportional and non-proportional problems||No new homework today (finish anything you haven't turned in yet). Go read about 6th graders solving pattern problems, read about what the algebra 1 students (grade 7) do on their first day, and check out how Fawn Nguyen organizes her math talks (including pattern talks) on the math talk site. You should also check out anything else you see on Fawn's blog--amazing middle school math in action!|
|Apr 28 More with proportional and non proportional (find the equation using D=RT (using the WOM strategy when necessary), and if possible show how to find the equation a simpler way)||More with explicit equations for patterns. Homework|
|Final exam is Thursday, May 14, 7:45-9:45 am|