**Math News**

Middle School Math Mrs. McClanahanWe're already in the 33rd week of school! Math Night. Was a HUGE SUCCESS! I heard wonderful reviews and comments about how well the students presented their HELPFUL information. Games were a hit! The FOOD was delicious!*I hope many of the students use the Math Websites this summer to keep their math minds growing! Khan Academy Challenge! Congratulations!!! Taylor Hug & Avery Frost - Any Middle School Student who completes their grade level in Khan Academy this school year will be honored at Award Night in May!.Math Minutes Masters -You are in charge of your own Math Minute Practice this quarter. Please practice a Math Minute each week. The opportunity to pass that Math Minute happens each Friday during Math class.Math Minute Hall of Fame! . 8th Grade
6th Grade
To earn this Award students need to pass 7 Different Math Minutes! . ******
I encourage students to do. can****** Test and Quiz Retakes <--this is a link to read more about this process. I believe that as a student participates in class and practices their Therefore, when a student wants to retake a quiz or test, I want to give them a chance to show their new understanding. Below are the requirements for this privilege. Students can retest in Math Students need to make an appointment with Mrs. McClanahan at least a day in advance of the retesting appointment Students need to correctly rework any missed proble ms on the test they are retaking. Students may be asked to complete a Khan Academy exercise to practice One test retake per appointment. (Don't wait until grades are due and try to retake 3 quizzes.) - Students need a dated note of permission to stay after school, e-mail or hand written by a parent/guardian.
******Important things to know about Math Homework: *
* I will answer any questions the following day. * I want students to * Students need to complete every assignment,
* assignments require the * Homework is collected sporadically to see that it is complete. All homework should be completed in the chronological order. (6th grade will work pages in there workbooks) * * The
* Math Minutes Practice - We study a basic math skill each week in class and will get an opportunity to pass that Math Minute each Friday.Students are definitely encouraged to practice at home!*******Birthdays - We celebrate birthdays on a monthly basis on the last Friday of each month.
Friday, May 25th, at 12:30. ******* Integrity Always doing what's right even when no one is watching | Developing students who are COMPETENT, Productive and Responsible by promoting the academic skills & character needed to succeed in life. __________________________________________ _________________________________________ Math Night!80 students participated, 60 people signed in as guests. Lots of Fun! Lots of Learning!__________________________________________ _________________________________________ Character Word of the week Generosity the quality of being kind and generous. The habit of giving FREELY without EXPECTING anything in return. __________________________________________________________________________________ What's going on in Math Class?Each week I will post here what we're studying in the different Math Classes. There is a link below you may follow to view what Standard each topic satisfies. 6th grade - adding and subtracting integers (negative and positive numbers)
7th grade - Geometric Trasformations
8th grade - Quadratic Equations
- The Pythagorean Theorem
- Simplifying Radical Equations
- Dividing Polynomials
- Radical Expressions
Links: What did I miss while I was absent? Homework What Standards we are learningthis week in: 6th grade All of them :) 7th grade All of them 8th grade. All of the Standards. _________________________________________ __________________________________________ School Bucks- This year, as a school, we are using a website, called School Bucks, for parents to pay for yearbooks and field trips. We will no longer accept cash for these things (or even for lunch money) we will still accept checks. ________________________ |