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2/20/18 Classwork-Went over items being donated for our Care Packages, Sample problems from IXL S.4 and or S.5, Notes- 3 ways to do "percent of" problems, Continued the worksheet Taxes, Tips and Sale Price 2/19/18 Classwork-Go over pp. 190-191 1-8, 12-19 & 21. Must explain (in words) your mental process on solving 19 and 21. Fraction -Decimal-Percent Conversion (projected on board). Worksheet-Tips and taxes (did not finish) 2/16/18 Classwork-Percent Problems (projected on white board), Percent Problems worksheet front and back 2/15/18 Classwork-Fraction of Review, 10% of (mental math), Board work with mental math 2/14/18 Classwork- Play Frac-Tac-Toe, Discuss and take notes on Consumer Education (sale price, regular price, savings,taxes, interest) 2/13/18 Classwork- Go over Textbook p. 185-187 #’s 1-9, 20-45 and 48-51, Worksheet (converting fractions to decimals to percents) 2/12/18 Classwork- Go over worksheet from Friday, Do some practice problems converting from decimals to percents and percents to decimals. Play Frac-Tac-Toe 2-4-8 percent version. 2/9/18 Classwork-Go over p. 181 #'s 1-9 and 15-20, Finish Taking notes on Fractions Decimals Percents 2/8/18 Classwork-Went over Snow Day assignment (Percents-took notes) and took notes on fractions decimals and percents 2/6/18 Classwork-Worked on IXL O.9 problems together and Played a game called Ratio Runway
1/31/18 1/30/18 Classwork- 1/29/18 Classwork- This will push back our study guide to Wednesday and the test being on Thursday. 1/26/18 Classwork- Go over worksheet Understanding Ratios from homework 1/25/18 Classwork: 1/24/18 Classwork-Go over p. 168-169, student medal in R.7, R.8 (15 problems) 1/23/18 Classwork-Go over worksheets 1/22/18-Classwork- Go over p. 162 #’s 1-11 (from Lesson 1) 1/19/18 Classwork- Begin Lesson 2-Unit Rates
Announcement- If there is a snow day in the future, check Google Classroom for assignments 1/17/18 Classwork- 1/11/18 Classwork- 1. Pretest for Ratios and Rates 2. Set up new playlist for ratios and rates.3. Playlist is due 1/25/18 (2 weeks). 4. Watch Video-Intro to ratios (3:58) 5. Watch video-Basic ratios (2:52) 6. Practice-Basic Ratios (7 problems) 7. Practice-Ratio Review (3 problems) 8. Start Turner's video if time 1/10/18 Classwork- Homework collection, Finish PEMDAS Activity, medal in O.3, start on homework if possible 1/9/18 Classwork-Reviewed order of operations 1/5/18 Classwork-Go over homework. Continued the activity with order of operations. 1/4/18 Classwork- Bell ringer worksheet about order of operations. Activity Cards over order of operations (began this activity) 1/3/18 Welcome Back! Classwork- Took notes on Order of Operations. Began working on IXL O.3 Evaluate numerical expressions involving whole numbers. 12/15 Classwork-Bell ringer-Finish p. 142 #/s 9-12. Medal in L.1, L.2. L.5. Worksheet to practice multiplying and dividing fractions. 12/14 Classwork- Bell ringer- p. 138 problems 6-16. Division of mixed numbers notes and examples. 12/13 Classwork-Bell ringer-textbook p.134-135 #’s 5-6, 14-15, 24, 27 a, b and c and go over 12/12 Classwork-went over yesterday's bellringer. Modeling fraction division notes and practice problems 12/11 Classwork-Bell ringer A nature hike problem with fractions. Students worked on finishing up their multiplying and dividing fractions playlist. 12/7 Classwork-Bell ringer-mixed number to improper fraction and improper fraction to mixed number. Find the GCF for 280 and 144. Students worked on playlist. 12/6 Classwork- Bellringer-mixed to improper and improper to mixed 12/5 Classwork-Check homework STAR Math Test Playlist 12/4 Classwork-Bell ringer-Representing Mixed Numbers (worksheet). Went over homework from Friday and the packet that we finished last week (packet number 1 titled, "Fraction Multiplication Algorithm". Continued working on packet # 2: Mixed Number Multiplication 12/1 Classwork-Finish Fraction packet (from Wed.),Area Model of multiplication with mixed numbers, multiplying mixed numbers by turning them into improper fractions. 11/30 Classwork- Bell ringer convert mixed numbers to improper fractions, convert improper to mixed numbers and multiply a mixed number set. Go over bell ringer and last nights' homework. Continue working on yesterday's fraction packet. 11/29 Classwork-Bell ringer- #’s 1, 2, and 3 on fraction packet, Fraction x fraction rest of p.1 and p.2 in packet, Picture model for fraction multiplication p.3, Playlist 11/28 Classwork- Bell ringer Calculate the GCF for 48, 72, 108. Took notes on Least Common Multiple (LCM). Students worked on their multiplying and dividing fractions playlist. 11/26 Classwork- Bell ringer write the following in exponential notation 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 or 8 x 8 x 8 x 8 x 8. Then tell which is the base and which number is the exponent. Students worked on their multiplying and dividing fractions playlist. 11/21 Classwork-Took notes on prime factorization-trees. Played a game (reviewed GCF, listing factors, and prime factorization) 11/20 Classwork- Bell ringer-GCF using division ladder. Worked on Multiplying and Dividing Fractions Playlist. 11/17 Classwork- Bell ringer- Calculate the GCF for 70, 84 and 42 using the division ladder method. Also, find the prime factorization for 144 using the "jail" method. Worked on their playlist. Went over homework. (Today had shortened periods due to the hungry hippo assembly). 11/16 Classwork- Bell ringer-Find the GCF for 54 and 84 using the division ladder method. Take notes on Prime Factorization-Division Ladder Method a.k.a "Jail". Some classes had time to work on their playlist. Notes (click on this to see the notes we took in class) 11/15 Classwork-Bell ringers Compare the square root of 91 (which two whole numbers does the square root of 91 lie between) and Expand the following number; 23,456.809; using methods 1, 2 and 3. Took notes on GCF-Division ladder method. Began working on homework so they could ask questions. 11/14-Homework-Medal or land in the 90's for smart score on IXL E.3 Prime and Composite 11/13-Homework- Medal or land in the 90's for smart score on IXL E.4 Identify Factors 11/10 Classwork- Bell ringer-watch video on estimating square roots. Did example problems together. Students worked on IXL problems for D.11 Estimating Square Roots on their own for 10-15 minutes. Students worked on their multiplying and dividing fractions playlist if time allowed. |

11/9 Classwork- Bell ringer-IXL E.3 Prime and Composite and Quizziz game for prime, composite, factors and multiples. Discovered the first 12 square numbers and determined a definition for square numbers.

Homework-Watch the video below titled, "square roots" and take notes. Then, Do IXL 20 problems in D.10 Square Roots of Perfect Squares.

Square Roots video

11/8 Classwork - Quizziz Game on Greatest Common Factors (GCF). Worked on their multiplying and dividing fractions playlist.

Homework- IXL Do 20 problems in E.3 Prime and Composite (students can use their notes to help them as well as should be using their divisibility tests to help them determine prime or composite).

11/7 Homework-Set timer for 30 minutes and do as many items on multiplying and dividing fractions playlist as possible.

11/6 Classwork- Bellringer on Divisibility and Properties of Operations. Finish work on GCF. Work on multiplying and dividing fraction playlist.

Homework- IXL- E.4 Identify factors. Do 20 problems (hint- use your divisibility tests to help you determine the factors for numbers).

11/3 Classwork-Calendar Math- 3 1/8 - 1 3/4 and 36.84 divided by 10^4. Continued working on Factors and GCF. Playlist

Homework-Did not officially assign homework but if you feel like you need to get some things done on the playlist then feel free do work on the playlist.

11/2 Classwork-Bell ringer- Fraction of a square; adding fractions with like and unlike denominators. Took notes on factors and began reviewing factor rainbows.

Homework- IXL Medal (earn 100 or land in the 90's) in A.2 Choose word names for numbers. Do two things on your multiplying and dividing fraction playlist.

Reminder, your "saying" or "song" for divisibility test 2, 4, 5, 8, or 10 is due tomorrow, 10/3/17 (only have to choose one of the tests-not all of them)

11 /1 Classwork-Went over odd/even and prime/composite in class (took notes). Set up the multiplying and dividing fractions playlist.

Homework-IXL Medal or land in the 90's for the smart score for C.1 Divisibility Rules. Medal=100 this will go in Infinite Campus as a grade so if you land in the 90's, it's still an A. Plus all periods do one thing on the new multiplying and dividing fractions playlist.

Reminder-your divisibility test "saying" or "song" (for 2, 4, 5, 8, or 10) is due Friday. You can work by yourself, with a partner, or in a group. You can even work with someone from a different class period; you just have to work with someone who is in our family.

10/31 Classwork-Played "Pick Your Poison" math game

Homework-Have a safe and happy Halloween!

Reminder-your divisibility test "saying" or "song" (for 2, 4, 5, 8, or 10) is due Friday. You can work by yourself, with a partner, or in a group. You can even work with someone from a different class period; you just have to work with someone who is in our family.

10/30 Homework- IXL C.1 Divisibility Rules. Students do 15 problems (don't have to medal at this point)

Reminder-your divisibility test "saying" or "song" (for 2, 4, 5, 8, or 10) is due Friday. You can work by yourself, with a partner, or in a group. You can even work with someone from a different class period; you just have to work with someone who is in our family.

10/27 Classwork-Bellringer. Pretest for Multiplying and dividing fractions. Work on Playlist.

Homework- None- have a great weekend :)

10/26 Classwork- Bell ringer What is the LCD for 3,8? 6,4? 9,6? Simplify: 6/8 and 1 9/8. Adding and Subtracting Fractions Test.

Homework- IXL A.2 Choose word names for numbers. IXL A.2 -https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/choose-word-names-for-numbers. If your playlist for Notation or Adding and subtracting fractions is incomplete then continue to work on them. (if not finished with playlist, set clock for 30 min and get as many items done as possible in those 30 min.)

10/19 Classwork-Calendar Math- 3 2/3 + 2 2/7; write the following in expanded notation (all three methods), 6,756,024.123 Playlist and notes on subtracting fractions having to borrow

Homework- Watch video posted in Google classroom or visit period 2's assignment/log page and take notes (video is less than 6 minutes) plus do (2) things on your playlist (notation should be the focus if you haven't finished).

Announcement- Testing over notation and adding and subtracting fractions will occur on Tues. and Wed. of next week (10/24 and 10/25)

10/18 Classwork - Calendar Math- 3/7 + 2/7 and 4/5 - 1-5; write the following expression in exponential notation, b x b x b x b x b. Work on playlist. Unlike denominator notes. Playlist.

Homework- Watch video that is posted in Google Classroom, or go to 2nd period's homework log, and take notes. Need textbook and math notebook. Also, do one thing on your playlist.

Announcement- Testing over notation and adding and subtracting fractions will occur on Tues. and Wed. of next week (10/24 and 10/25)

10/17 Classwork -Bell ringer-Tammy bought 9.6 gallons of orange juice and used 5 gallons of it to make popsicles. How much orange juice does Tammy have left? Set up adding and subtracting fractions playlist. Targets and goals for playlists.

Homework - do 2 things on your notation playlist (or whatever playlist you are working on)

Announcement- Testing over notation and adding and subtracting fractions will occur on Tues. and Wed. of next week (10/24 and 10/25)

10/12 Classwork-Calendar Math Identity Property of Addition- define and give an example. Playlist for Notation.

Homework- Do 2 things on your playlist. This is not intended to be weekend homework. Please try and do homework tonight as if we were having school tomorrow so that you have the 4 days to enjoy and relax. (it is not mandatory to do tonight, just a suggestion).

10/10 Classwork-Calendar Math-calculate 956/100,000 do 236.589 x 10,000, which property is this? (3+4) + 7 = 3 + (4 +7). One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Powers of ten dance to the tune of cupid shuffle. Took notes for notation. Playlist for notation.

Homework-Watch the 2 videos below. Must take notes in your math notebook for each video. The videos are titled, "Symbols" and "Words that signal operations"

Symbols-go to first periods assignment/homework log to view this video.

Words that signal (indicate) operations-go to first periods assignment/homework log to view this video.

10/9 Classwork - One student presented their "Getting to Know You". Calendar Math - 36.5 x 0.75 and Write the following number in expanded notation (methods 1, 2 and 3) 32,065.89. Students worked on their notation playlist.

Homework- IXL H.6 multiplying and dividing decimals by powers of ten.H.6 multiply and divide decimals by powers of 10 . Finish it (medal)

10/6 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Calendar Math- Calculate 3 and 2/5 (as a decimal) and write the following in written or word notation; 2,037.869. Some students did retake assessment for multiplying and dividing decimals. Some students worked on their Notation Playlist.

Homework-Have a great weekend!

10/5 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting To Know You" slides. Calendar Math-Calculate 0.345 divided by 0.03 and write the following number in standard notation; six hundred and fifty-two thousandths. Notation Playlist. Periods 2-4 continued their work on multiplying and dividing decimals by powers of 10.

Homework- Test corrections for any of the three assessments. How to do this? Log in to IC and click on mathematics-6 Turner. It will display the 3 assessments and your scores for each. Open up your web mail and find the test you want to correct (type Turner in search to shorten that list). Follow procedures for correcting an assessment. http://www.boone.kyschools.us/olc/page.aspx?id=73330&s=2122

(ALSO- if you didn't pass your assessment for multiplying and dividing decimals then you should be studying and practicing-retake test is tomorrow)

10/4 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Calendar Math- Calculate 11/12 and which property represents 10x2x3=3x10x2? Did the powers of ten dance, kids checked the Roll it with powers of ten worksheets we worked on yesterday. Students worked on Notation Playlist.

Homework-H.6 multiply and divide decimals by powers of 10 in IXL. Minimum of 10 problems (Remember, our goal is to earn a medal (100%) in this area so we are chunking to get there instead of doing all the problems at once. You may do as many problems as you like). Plus, do one item on your notation playlist.(ALSO- if you didn't pass your assessment for multiplying and dividing decimals then you should be studying and practicing)

Announcement- All test corrections for any of the three assessments are due to me by Friday. Students must follow protocol listed on my website titled, "Procedures for making corrections on an assessment".

10/3 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Learned a song and dance to the tune of "Cupid Shuffle" for multiplying and dividing by powers of 10. Completed a worksheet on multiplying and dividing by powers of 10.

Homework- H.6 multiply and divide decimals by powers of 10 in IXL. Minimum of 15 problems. (ALSO- if you didn't pass your assessment for multiplying and dividing decimals then you should be studying and practicing)

Announcement- All test corrections for any of the three assessments are due to me by Friday. Students must follow protocol listed on my website titled, "Procedures for making corrections on an assessment".

10/2 Classwork- Students took Multiplying and Dividing Decimals Assessment if they hadn't done so already. Students not taking assessment worked on the next "additional" area's playlist (Notation). Homework-None (exception- if you didn't pass your assessment for multiplying and dividing decimals then you should be studying and practicing)

9/28 Classwork - One student presented their "Getting to Know You" Slides. Students worked on one of the following:

Practice Multiplying and dividing decimals worksheet

Taking the Multiplying and dividing decimals assessment

Playlist for Notation

Homework- Finish Multiplying and Dividing decimals playlist and study for test on Monday (Multiplying and Dividing decimals). If they have already passed the multiplying and dividing decimals assessment then they don't have any homework.

9/26 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Went over last night's homework. Started the game "Trashketball" for multiplying and dividing decimals.

Homework- textbook page 41 numbers 31-40 (5 multiplication problems, 5 division problems)

Announcement- Multiplying and Dividing Assessment will happen Monday, Oct. 2nd if students have not already taken it by that date.

9/25 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Took notes and worked practice problems for dividing decimals by decimals. Students worked on their multiplying and dividing decimals playlists. Some students studied over their properties of operations so that they can do a retake. Some students have moved on to their Notation playlist.

Homework- Textbook p. 34 #'s 21-25. Must check work using a multiplication algorithm. Homework checkers will be looking for 10 complete problems; 5 division and 5 multiplication.

9/22 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Study groups for those students who didn't pass the properties of operations or who would like to retake for a better grade. Students worked on their playlists for multiplying and dividing decimals. Homework- Have a good weekend!

9/21 Homework- p. 34 14-18 must check work using multiplication (so they end up having 10 problems.

9/20 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Students took Properties of Operations Assessment if they hadn't already done so. Students worked on their multiplying and dividing decimals playlists.

Homework- due to students being called out for vision screenings and students taking assessments, we did not get to the notes for division portion of class. Therefore, there isn't any homework tonight

9/19 Classwork- One child presented their "Getting to Know You Slides". Calendar Math- 25 x 1 = 25 (identity property of multiplication-when you multiply a number by one, the product is the number). Took notes and worked examples for dividing: fractions to decimals. Had time to work on their playlist for multiplying and dividing decimals.

Homework- Study Property of Operations- students will take assessment tomorrow, 9/20 if they have not already taken it. Text book pp. 4-7 can help with their studies.

9/15 Classwork- classes were shortened to 30 minutes due to assembly in the morning. One student presented their "Getting to know You" slides. Went over last nights homework.

Homework- Have a great weekend!

9/14 Classwork- Finished playing Connect Four game, One Student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides, students worked on playlists and took assessments if ready.

Homework- Textbook p.27 #'s 1, 6, 8, 10, 12, 22, 32

9/13 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Calendar Math-Properties of Operations- Identity Property of Addition. Continued playing the multiplication math game of connect four where students were learning/practicing/solidifying two multiplication methods; lattice and traditional.

Homework- Do one thing on the playlist (something highlighted in orange) from the area of Properties of Operations

9/12 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" slides. Finished taking notes if necessary. Properties of Operations-Calendar Math-Commutative Property of Addition. Learned rules for multiplication of decimals game and began playing game.

Homework- Do one thing from your playlist, "Properties of Operations". If student has finished playlist for properties of operations then they need to (a) study properties of operations-review their notes, do some practice problems-so that they are ready to test or (b) Start working on their playlist for multiplying and dividing decimals.

9/11 Classwork- Finished Creating Playlist for Multiplying and Dividing Decimals. Started Taking Notes over the vocabulary associated with multiplying and dividing decimals. Started working through examples of multiplying with decimals traditional/standard algorithm.

Homework- To complete one item on their playlist for Properties of Operations

9/8 Classwork - One student presented their "Getting to Me" slides. Finished going over pretest and some classes started making their Playlist for Multiplying and Dividing Decimals.

Homework- Have a great weekend!

9/7 Classwork- One student presented their "Getting to Know You" Slides. Went over homework. Students got back pretest and we started going over each question. Template was given for a playlist (multiplying and dividing decimals).

Homework-Student needs to complete one item on their playlist for Properties of Operations. They may do more than one item if desired. Must have some form of proof (picture, parent signature, notes)

9/6 Classwork-Presented One Getting to Know you Slide Show. Students who needed to finish their pretest for multiplying and dividing decimals continued testing. Students not testing worked on the Additional Content Area for Properties of Operations. Went over homework expectations.

Homework-Worksheet (half sheet). 2 review problems, work on playlist for Properties of Operations, study the "future" block.

9/5 Classwork- We discussed STAR papers that were handed out Friday. We discussed the math symbols that students drew (and will be their identification a lot this year). Took Pretest on multiplying and dividing decimals. If students didn't finish they will have time tomorrow. Homework- None

9/1 Classwork - Students took test on Adding and Subtracting Decimals if they hadn't done so already or needed to do a retake. Star Scores were passed out that needs to stay in their math folders. Students continued working through their Playlist if not testing.

Homework-Have a great Weekend!

8/31Classwork- Students picked their math symbols. Went over 8-13 and 18-26 odd numbers. Worked on Playlist. Test Tomorrow over adding and subtracting decimals if a student has not attempted to take it by this point.

Homework- None unless student is doing things to retake test, test corrections or studying for assessment

8/30 Classwork- Students went over homework using accountable talk strategies. Reviewed how to redo test or do test corrections which is now posted on Mrs. Turner's webpage. Worked on individual playlists. Homework- p.21 #'s 8-13 and 18-26 odd #'s, no estimating just add or subtract. Must Show Work.

8/29 Classwork- Kids working through their playlist (some students are on adding and subtracting decimals; some students have moved on to properties of operations)

Homework- Textbook p.21 #'s 8-13 and 18-26 even #'s only. Directions are changed from book. #'s 8-13 Find the sum-no estimating. #'s 18-26 find the difference-no estimating.

8/22 Took STAR Math assessment and continued working on "Getting to Know You" assisngnment

8/21 Worked on a getting to know you assignment (posted on Google Classroom)

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