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    Wednesday, 10/24/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Writing Inequalities worksheet (blue)
        -Follow the directions.
        -Write your answers ON the worksheet.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Popcorn Graphs worksheet (both sides, yellow)
        -Write your answers ON the worksheet.

     


    Monday, 10/22/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Consecutive Integers, #6-12 (blue)
    Extra Credit:  Equation Square II
        -You may do your work ON the worksheet.
        -Due by Tuesday, 10/23.
    Math section clean out.  Leave papers in a safe place at home. 

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Read section 4-1 "Graphing Relationships" in your text.
    Do pages 237-239, #1-16, #23-28
        -When you make your graphs, you do NOT need graph paper.  
        -Lined paper is fine.
    (FYI:  "Discrete" means the same as "Distinct".)

     


    Friday, 10/19/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    MATHCOUNTS "Warm-Up 1" (yellow)
        -Make at least an attempt on all 10 problems.
        -Using the back of the paper is fine.
    Extra Credit:  Equation Square II
        -You may do your work ON the worksheet.
        -Due by Tuesday, 10/23.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    MATHCOUNTS "Warm-Up 1" (yellow)
        -Make an attempt on at least 7 of the problems.
        -Using the back of the paper is fine.

     


    Thursday, 10/18/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Finish/Do practice problems from class (both sides, salmon).
        -Answers will be posted on my homework page.
    Quiz (Solving Equations) signed, corrected, explained by tomorrow.
    STUDY for tomorrow's QUIZ on Solving Equations.
        -Study guide is posted.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    STUDY for tomorrow's "Operations and Equations" TEST.
        -Study guide is posted.

     


    Wednesday, 10/17/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Practice C worksheet (pink)
        -Do your work on LINED paper or on the back.
        -You may write the answers on the worksheet if you'd like.
    Quiz (Solving Equations), signed, corrected, explained by Friday, 10/19.
    QUIZ (Solving Equations #2) will be this Friday, 10/19.
            Topics:  Algebraic Proportions, Quadratic Equations
                        Absolute Value Equations, and Literal Equations
            Study guide IS posted.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Evaluating Expressions Review #2 (blue, both sides)
        -Do your work on LINED paper.
    Test (Operations and Equations) is this Friday, 10/19.
            -Study guide IS posted!


    Tuesday, 10/16/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Literal Equations worksheet (yellow)
        -Follow the directions!  Use LINED paper.
    Quiz (Equations #2) this Friday, 10/19.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Text page 119, #11-20 (all)
    Test (Operations and Equations) is this Friday, 10/19.
            -Study guide IS posted!
    Extra Credit (Magic Square II) due tomorrow, 10/17.

     


    Monday, 10/15/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Absolute Value Equations continued worksheet (purple)
        -Do your work on LINED paper.
        -Remember both cases.
    Quiz ... Test (Equations) will be ... this Friday (maybe).

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Review worksheet #9-32 (green, both sides)
        -Do your work on LINED paper.
        -Check to be sure your answers are in the answer column.  
        -There is one EXTRA answer on each side.
    Extra Credit worksheet due by Wednesday, 10/17.
        -Do your work ON the worksheet.
    Test (What we've done so far...) this Friday, 10/19.

     


    Friday, 10/12/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Solving Quadratic and Absolute Value Equations worksheet (yellow)
        -Show your work on LINED paper.      
        -Remember to include both cases!

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Problem Solving worksheet (pink)
        -Do your work on LINED paper.
    STUDY for Monday's QUIZ on "Problem Solving using Equations".
        -Study guide is posted under Handouts.

     


    Thursday, 10/11/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Solving Algebraic Proportions worksheet (blue)
        -Follow the directions!  Do work on LINED paper.
    Extra Credit due tomorrow:
        -Writing and Solving Equations.
    Progress Reports ... make-up work and signature due tomorrow.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    "World's Most Expensive College" worksheet (EVEN only, purple)
        -Do your work on LINED paper.
        -Make sure your solutions are in the box at the top of the page.
    Progress Reports (signed and make-up work) due by tomorrow.
    Quiz (Problem Solving using Equations) may be on Monday, 10/15.
        -Study guide IS posted under Handouts.

     


    Wednesday, 10/10/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Extra Credit:                                                
        "Just for Fun" Equation from Back To School Night due by tomorrow.
        Writing and Solving Equations worksheet (both sides) due by 10/12.
            -Show your work on lined paper.
        Progress Reports (signed and make-up work) due by 10/12.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    "Astronauts" worksheet 3.17 (#3-6, yellow)
        -Do on LINED paper please.                                              
            -Remember to define your variable.
            -Write an equation to represent the situation as given.
            -Solve your equation.
            -Label your answer by writing a sentence.
    Quiz (Solving Equations) signed, corrected, explained by tomorrow.
    Extra Credit:  
        "Just for Fun" Equation from Back To School Night due tomorrow.
    Progress Reports (signed and make-up work) due by this Friday, 10/12.

     


    Tuesday, 10/9/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Review (Solving Equations) worksheet (green)
        -Do your work on LINED paper please.
    STUDY for tomorrow's QUIZ on Solving Equations.
    Quiz (Algebraic Expressions) signed, corrected, explained by 10/10.
    "Just for Fun" equation (from Back To School Night) due by 10/11.
    Progress Reports (signed and make-up work) due by Friday, 10/12.
    Reminder: IMLEM tryouts this Thursday or Friday.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    "...Arrow..." worksheet 3.11 (ODD only, yellow)
        -Do on LINED paper please.
            -Remember to define your variable.
            -Write an equation to represent the situation as given.
            -Solve your equation.
            -Label your answer by writing a sentence.
    Quiz (Solving Equations) signed, corrected, explained by 10/11.
    Progress Reports (signed and make-up work) due by 10/12.

     


    Friday, 10/5/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Reminders:
    Quiz (Solving Equations) ... next Wednesday, 10/10.
        -Study guide IS posted.
    Due by Wednesday, 10/10:
        Quiz (Algebraic Expressions) signed, corrected, explained.
    Due by Thursday, 10/11:
        "Just for Fun" equation (from Back To School Night).

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Extra Credit Reminders:   
    Due by Wednesday, 10/10:
            Writing and Solving One-Step Equations   
    Due by Thursday, 10/11:    
            "Just for Fun" equation (from Back To School Night).

     


    Thursday, 10/4/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    "What Do You Call an Arrow..." worksheet 3.11 (all, purple)
        -Do on LINED paper please.                    
            -Remember to define your variable.
            -Write an equation to represent the situation as given.
            -Solve your equation.
            -Label your answer by writing a sentence.
    Quiz (Solving Equations) ... next Wednesday, 10/10.
    Quiz (Algebraic Expressions) signed, corrected, explained by Wednesday, 10/10.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Error Correcting worksheet (both sides, blue)
        -Write your answers/do your work on the worksheet.
    Extra Credit:   
        Writing and Solving One-Step Equations due by Wednesday, 10/10.       

     


    Wednesday, 10/3/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Worksheet pages 103-104, #24-32, #34-36   
            -Follow the directions for #34-36.
            -Do your work on LINED paper.
            -"Check" using your calculator.
    Quiz (Solving Equations) this Friday?

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    "Cow Conundrums" worksheet 3.18 (purple)
        -Do your work on lined paper.
        -Some problems have already been done for you.
    STUDY for tomorrow's QUIZ on Solving Equations.
        -Study guide IS posted under Handouts.
    Quiz (Real Number Operations) signed ... if you forgot.

     


    Tuesday, 10/2/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Solving Multi-Step Equations worksheet (salmon)
        -Do your work on LINED paper.
        -Check your work on your calculator.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Algebra 1 Text page 103, #24-32 (all)
         -Just solve!  No need to check.
    Quiz (Real Number Operations) signed, corrected, explained by tomorrow.
    Quiz (Solving Equations) this Thursday, 10/4.
        -Study guide IS posted.


    Monday, 10/1/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    "Find and Fix the Mistakes" worksheet (both sides, green)
        -Do your work on the worksheet.
    Extra Credit:        
        -Writing and Solving Equations 1 ... due tomorrow.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Algebra 1 Text* page 103, #2-9 (all)
        *also posted under Handouts...
        -Show your inverse operations.
        -No need to "check your answer".
    Quiz (Real Number Operations) signed, corrected, explained by Wednesday, 10/3.

     


    Friday, 9/28/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Problem Solving worksheet (both sides, pink)
        -Write your answers ON the worksheet.
    Extra Credit:
        "Writing and Solving One-Step Equations 1" worksheet due by Tuesday, 10/2.            
        -Follow the directions!  You may solve the equations using mental math, but you still need to write the equations down.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Two-Step Equation Maze worksheet (yellow)
        -You may do your work ON the worksheet.

     


    Thursday, 9/27/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Algebraic Expressions Review worksheet (blue)
        -Do your work ON the worksheet.
    STUDY for tomorrow's QUIZ on Algebraic Expressions.
        -Study guide is posted.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Solving Equations (Day Three) worksheet (both sides, salmon)
        -Do your work ON the worksheet.

     


    Wednesday, 9/26/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    "...Glue Factory..." worksheet 2.11 (purple)
        -Follow the directions:  Simplify THEN evaluate.
        -Do EVEN or ODD.
        -Do your work on LINED paper or on the back.
    Quiz (Algebraic Expressions) is this Friday, 9/28.
        -Study guide IS posted.
    Bring your iPad to math class tomorrow!
        -Download the "Socrative" app if you don't have it.
    Start looking through the WIN offerings!

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Solving Equations #2 worksheet (both sides, purple)
        -Do your work ON the worksheet.

     


    Tuesday, 9/25/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Algebraic Proofs worksheet (both sides, green)  
        -Write your answers ON the worksheet.
    Quiz (Expressions) will be this Friday, 9/28.
        -Study guide will be posted soon.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Solving Equations worksheet (both sides, green)
         -Write your answers ON the worksheet.
    Extra Credit:  "A Friendly Puzzle" due tomorrow.

     


    Monday, 9/24/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    "Superman's Girl Friend ..." worksheet (yellow)
                OPTIONS:  Do #1-12 or Do #10-18
        -Do work on LINED paper or on the BACK of the worksheet ...

         NOT on FRONT of the worksheet.
        -Copy original problem, distribute, and combine like terms.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Solving Equations worksheet (blue)
        -Do your work on the worksheet (bottom of front and/or the

         back OR on lined paper).
    Extra Credit:                                                     

         "A Friendly Puzzle" due by Wednesday, 9/26.


    Friday, 9/21/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Combining Like Terms (both sides, blue)
        -Show your work / write your answers ON the worksheet.
        -FOLLOW the directions!
    Quiz (signed, corrected, explained) by Monday, 9/24.
        -Signature on front page of quiz.
        -Corrections on LINED paper.  No need to correct Extra Credit.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Review #2 (Real Number Operation) worksheet (both sides, pink)
        -Do your work ON the worksheet.
    STUDY for Monday's QUIZ.
        -Study guide/notes are posted under Handouts.

     


    Thursday, 9/20/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Writing Algebraic Expressions worksheet (both sides, purple)
        -Please write your answers/do your work ON the worksheet.
    Quiz (signed, corrected, explained) by Monday, 9/24.
        -Signature on front page of quiz.
        -Corrections on LINED paper.  No need to correct Extra Credit.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Review Real Number Operations worksheet (yellow)
        -Follow the directions!
    STUDY for MONDAY's QUIZ on "Real Number Operations".

     


    Tuesday, 9/18/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    None.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    None.

    Reminder:

         Quiz (Real Number Opeartions) is this Friday, 9/21.

           -Study guide is posted under "Handouts - Grade 8 Math".

     


    Monday, 9/17/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Using your Graphing Calculator worksheet (both sides, pink)

         -Write your answers/do your work ON the worksheet (for the back).

    Extra Credit:  A Friendly Puzzle" is due by Tuesday, 9/18.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Distributive Property continued worksheet (yellow)

         -Write your answers/show your work ON the worksheet.

    Quiz (Real Number Operations) will be this Friday, 9/21.

         -Study guide is posted under "Handouts - Grade 8 Math".

     


    Friday, 9/14/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Bring in your graphing calculator on Monday, 9/17.

         -Make sure it has your name on it "permanently".

         -If you need to borrow one, see me for a letter.

    Extra Credit:  A Friendly Puzzle" is due by Tuesday, 9/18.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Combining Like Terms (both sides, purple)

         -Write your answers/show your work ON the worksheet.

     


    Wednesday, 9/12/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Complete the Review worksheet (yellow).
        -Follow the directions!  (some answers can be written on the sheet, some work/answers on LINED paper - or on the BACK)
    STUDY for Friday's QUIZ on Real Number Operations.
        -Study guide is posted under "Handouts - Math 1".
    BRING your GRAPHING CALCULATOR to class starting Monday, 9/17.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    None.

     


    Tuesday, 9/11/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Evaluating Expressions worksheet #1-12 (both sides, pink)

         -You may do your work ON the worksheet or on LINED paper.

    Quiz ("Real Number Operations") will be this Friday, 9/14.

         -Study Guide is posted under the "Handouts-Math 1" tab on the left.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Writing Algebraic Expressions worksheet (both sides, blue)

         -Follow the directions.  Write your answers ON the worksheet.

     


    Friday, 9/7/18

     Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    None.

     Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    None. 

     


    Thursday, 9/6/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    "Powers, Roots, and Order of Operations Homework" worksheet, #1-6 (both sides, purple)
            -FOLLOW the DIRECTIONS!
            -You may write ON the worksheet for #1-5.
            -Show your proof (on another piece of paper) for #6.

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Finish the 3 problems from class ("Evaluating Expressions").

     


    Wednesday, 9/5/18

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Order of Operations - Fractions, #1-11 (pink)

         -Do your work ON the worksheet or on LINED paper.

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Order of Operations (continued) worksheet (both sides, salmon)

         -Do your work ON the worksheet or on LINED paper.

     


    Tuesday, 9/4/18

     

    Math 1 (Red, Green, Blue)

    Order of Operations worksheet #1-10 (both sides, blue)

         -Do you work ON the worksheet or on LINED paper.

    Expectation packet signature due by tomorrow.

    Supplies . . .

     

    Grade 8 Math (Yellow)

    Order of Operations worksheet #1-12 (yellow)

         -Do your work ON the worksheet or on LINED paper.

    Expectation packet signature due by tomorrow.

    Supplies . . .

     


    Thursday, 8/30/18

    ALL CLASSES:

       Expectation packet signature due by Wednesday, 9/5.

       Extra Credit ("Welcome Back Unscramble") due by Tuesday, 9/4.  

       Supplies due by Tuesday, 9/4.  (see list below)

     


    Wednesday, 8/29/18

    ALL CLASSES - Supply list:

       -PencilS (mechanical preferred)

       -EraserS

       -Correcting PenS (red and/or green - NO clicky pens please)

       -Filler paper:  Lined (8.5 by 11 preferred)

                             Graph Paper (1/4 inch boxes)

       -12" Ruler (plastic preferred - NO metal ones)

       -GRAPHING calculator (TI83 or TI84 family - any model)

       -Pencil case (that your graphing calculator will fit in)

       -Binder (for just math) or a section in your large binder

    Any questions, don't hesitate to ask!!

     

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    Teacher Name:
    Ms. Laurenza

    Courses Taught:  

    Math 1, Grade 8 Math

    Classroom

    207

    Email

    llaurenza@lexingtonma.org