3NW Midpoint — overall 68% of students demonstrated mastery (district average was 58%) … Four students earned the gold dollar for 100 on the test: Seth Berryman, Grant Gill, Macey Jenkins, and Reluca Rilla.
Started collecting Set #5 for grades; distributed Set #6 and worked on pages 206-207 … new learning unit on Consumer Math applications.
Extra credit points for finding out the origin/history of the percent (%) symbol. Due next week!
Block 4 was honored today for their SMOOTH MOVES on the 2nd Nine Weeks Test (81 % mastery). Mrs. Clary from FACS made tasty tropical smoothies as an after-lunch treat — YUMMMMMM!
3NW Midpoint testing underway — should be wrapped up tomorrow. Looking for Set #5 booklets to be turned in for grades.
Friday is College Spirit Day where students in my homeroom should wear college gear related to my alma maters: Cobleskill A & T College (associates degree), Norfolk State University (bachelors degree), or Old Dominion University (masters degree). During my 20-year Navy career, I also earned credits from University of Albany (NY), St. Leo’s College, and University of Oklahoma.
Let’s HEAR IT and show some SPIRIT!
We’re marching along … into MARCH (already??) …
Midpoint Test coming up Monday, March 3rd … been reviewing intensely in class … tie up the loose ends over the weekend and by ready to show mastery on the test …
Coming up next Friday … Mrs. Clary, our FACS teacher, is preparing a smooth treat for my Block 4 class … they had the highest mastery score of all Suffolk middle schools on the 2nd Nine Weeks Test … 81% of those Block 4 students mastered the test … Smoothies coming your way next Friday in recognition of the achievement.
Homework — Rotations in Set #5, pages 199-200; finish Take Home Quiz by Wednesday (2/26)
Graded assignment on Angle Pairs; Battleship Transformations;
Homework — a Take Home Quiz on Translations and Reflections!!
On February 20 of this year, astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. Glenn, who circled the globe three times in his Mercury capsule before landing, subsequently became a Congressman from Ohio.
My date is divisible by 2, 3, 6, and 9.
My tens digit is 2⁄3 of my hundreds digit.
My units digit is 1⁄3 of my tens digit.
The sum of all digits is 18.
WHAT YEAR AM I?
Classwork and Homework from Set #5, pages 192 – 197: transformations in the coordinate plane!
Note-taking for transformations in class;
Homework is a worksheet on translations (191)
Returned Angle Relationship test for repairs if needed. Points will be rewarded for corrections if signed by parent/guardian.
Introduced Ambigrams — introduced this transformation process that generates decorative lettering in word art. The material can be found in the textbook on page 226. Students are asked to try writing their first name in ambigram style.
Line and Angle Relationships — through page 186 in Set #5. Students took a quiz today covering angle measurements and the relationships of angles from intersecting lines.
Project due today — Name Design with angles and shapes.
Homework —-> no homework!
Project Due 2/12 — Name Design using lines, angles and shapes
Classwork — Identifying Angle Relationships — Set #5
Homework — through page 184 in Set #5
Quiz 2/12 on Angle Measurements and Relationships