What is happening in class:

Nine Weeks ends on Monday 11/5

Test Friday 11/9 on Word Problems with Decimals (6.5c)

It’s not what you do for your  children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.

                                           Ann Landers

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Things to Remember in Math for 2018-2019

  • Students need to know their multiplication facts.  It is the basis for so many skills in middle school.
  • Fractions, Decimals, and Percents are one of the most difficult standards to learn.
  • Students must come to class prepared daily with all supplies.
  • There will be daily bell ringers with bi-weekly quizzes once we are up and running.
  • Practice, practice, practice-homework is essential.  Students must complete homework.  I only take 8 assignment grades per nine weeks and it must be complete the day I check it.  I do give zeroes for no homework.
  • Benchmarks are cumulative-70% is considered mastery.
  • Students will receive review booklets each nine weeks from their teacher.  This will help with Benchmarks.  The teacher will assign what is to be completed in these booklets.
  • Study Island will be used at home and in school to practice skills.
  • If no written homework is given, students should review their notes.  They should review notes daily, but especially if there is no written homework.
  • STAR testing is given two times a year.
  • Check blog daily