**Math News**

Middle School Math Mrs. McClanahanWe're already in the 30th week of school! There is still a lot to learn!We are reviewing for our grade level math to excel during Testing. We are also pushing on with the learning that is set before us for this great year of Math Education! Please come to school ready to LEARN! :)Birthdays - We will celebrate birthdays on a monthly basis on the last Friday of each month.
Friday, April 27th, at 2 o'clock. If your child has a birthday during April, May, June, or July, please feel free to send them to school with a yummy treat, on this designated Friday, to share with each person in the class to celebrate! Khan Academy Challenge! - 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 Practice -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 will celebrate birthdays on a monthly basis on the last Friday of each month.
Friday, April 27rd, at 2 o'clock. If your child has a birthday during April, May, June, or July, please feel free to send them to school with a yummy treat, on this designated Friday, to share with each person in the class to celebrate! ******* 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!May 10th5:30-7:00 pm__________________________________________ _________________________________________ _____________________________________________ ________________________________________ Character Word of the week Honestythe quality of being sincere free of deceit and untruthfulness __________________________________________________________________________________ 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 - Spiral Review
- Vocabulary Review
- Displaying Data
7th grade - Spiral Review
- Vocabulary Study
- Linear Functions
8th grade - Spiral Review
- Vocabulary Review
- Statistics and Probability
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. ________________________ |