The week of Monday, June 19th, 2017

-As a class we will explore the difference between experimental and theoretical probability.

-In small groups, students will create a game where probability plays a role in winning. We will be working on these games until the end of the year. Next week, we will have a carnival day where students can play each other's games.

The week of Monday, June 12th, 2017

-Students will be creating a graph that shows a certain perspective; we will be reviewing how graphs are not always truthful.

-Students will try to match stories with graphs and label axis based on information given.

-As a class, we will be examining probability and the key terms in this unit.

The week of Monday May 31st, 2017

-Sorry for my absence, I injured my knee last week and spent most of the week icing and resting.

-Students will being the Data Management unit. We will discuss how to effectively collect data and avoid bias.

-As a class, we will review frequency tables as well as how to find the mean, median and mode.

-Together we will discuss graphs and how to interpret information from them.

-Students will begin a small project to analyze data and test their ability to create graphs.

The week of Monday, May 15th, 2017

-Students will write a quiz on finding the surface area of rectangular and triangular prisms on Monday, May 15th.

-As a class, we will explore how to find the volume of rectangular prisms.

-Together students will discover how to find the volume of triangular prisms.

-As a class, we will review surface area and volume of triangular and rectangular prisms.

-Students will have a unit test on Tuesday, May 23rd.

The week of Monday, May 8th, 2017

-We will begin our second measurement unit.

-As a class, we will review 2D vs 3D and how to make nets of prisms.

-Together we will review surface area of rectangular prisms.

-Students will explore how to calculate the surface area of a triangular prism.

-Students will have a quiz on finding the surface area of rectangular and triangular prisms on Monday, May 15th.

The week of Monday, May 1st, 2017

-Students will practice adding and subtracting mixed fractions.

-Together, we will explore multiplying fractions by a whole number.

-Students will work on a challenge problem regarding fractions. This will be submitted for evaluation.

-As a class we will review for their Fractions unit test on Friday, May 5th.

The week of Monday, April 24th, 2017

-Students will compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators.

-Together, we will discuss how to add and subtract fractions.

-Students will have a quiz on adding and subtracting fractions on Friday, April 28th.

The week of Monday, April 17th, 2017

-Students will practice converting mixed fractions to improper fractions and vice versa.

-Together, we will explore equivalent fractions.

-As a class, we will examine how to reduce fractions to their lowest terms.

-Students will have a quiz on converting between mixed fractions and improper fractions and equivalent fractions on Friday, April 21st.

The week of Monday, April 10th, 2017

-As a class we will review everything students have learned thus far in the Patterning and Algebra unit. They will have a unit test on Monday, April 10th.

-Together, we will look at where we can find fractions in real life.

-Students will review, using manipulatives, how to combine fractions.

-Students will practice converting mixed fractions to improper fractions and vice versa.

The week of Monday, April 3rd, 2017

-Students were introduced to how they should solve equations to determine the value of a variable.

-Students will have a short quiz on solving for a variable on Thursday, April 6th.

-As a class we will review everything students have learned thus far in the Patterning and Algebra unit. They will have a unit test on Monday, April 10th.

The week of Monday, March 27th, 2017

-We will review the algebraic expression quiz that students wrote on Friday.

-Together we will review the concept of graphing algebraic expressions. Students will have a worksheet to complete and are expected to create their own patterns at home.

-As a class, we will review substitution and how students use this concept mathematically to solve word problems.

-Students will have a short quiz to complete on graphing algebraic expressions and substitution on Thursday, March 30th.

-As a class, we will review how to solve for variables algebraically as opposed to using inspection or guess and check.

The week of Monday, March 20th, 2017

-We will be beginning our second part of Patterning and Algebra. As a class, we will review how to categorize patterns.

-Students will learn how to write algebraic expressions from word statements. They will have a quiz on this material on Wednesday, March 22nd.

-Together we will look at how to graph patterns and practice this concept together.

The week of Monday, March 6th, 2017

-Students will create scale drawings of real life objects (monuments, buildings, people, etc.). These will be submitted for evaluation.

-We will be reviewing important vocabulary from the patterning and algebra unit.

-Together, we will look at writing algebraic expressions based on word statements.

The week of Monday, February 27th, 2017

-Students are going to review the concepts of rate, unit rate, ratio and percent. Their unit test for this concept will be on Wednesday, March 1st.

-As a class, we will discuss scale. Students will begin a scale drawing assignment. This assignment will be submitted for evaluation.

-Together, we will review variables and how to represent mathematical equations.

The week of Monday, February 20th, 2017

-Students will practice finding the percent of a whole using word problems.

-They will have a short on what they have learned on switching between fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, and scale factor on Wednesday, February 22nd.

-Together we will discuss ratios.

-As a class, we will examine unit rate and how it can be applied to real world scenarios.

-They are expected to have a unit test on rates, ratios and percents on Wednesday, March 1st.

The week of Monday, February 13th, 2017

-Students will be introduced to tessellations and their tessellation project. Students will create a tessellation and be evaluated on their final product.

-As a class, we will begin a new unit: Rate, Ratio, Percents.

-Students will be introduced to ratio and where we can find them.

-Together, we will examine scale factor and how it can be used.

-Students will work on moving between fractions and decimals.

-Students will have a short quiz on what they have learned on rates, ratios and percents on Wednesday, February 22nd.

The week of Monday, February 6th, 2017

-We will continue to examine different types of transformations including translations, reflections and rotations.

-Students will have a quiz on transformations this Thursday, February 9th.

-Together we will examine pentiominoe puzzles and how they relate to translations.

The week of Monday, January 30th, 2017

-Students will begin working on a geometry activity where they must create a themed city and plot it on a Cartesian plane. This will be collected and evaluated.

-Students will have a quiz on finding the missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals, Wednesday, February 1st.

-As a class we will discuss congruence and similarity using tangrams.

-Together we will discuss translations, more specifically reflections.

The week of Monday, January 23rd, 2017

-Students will write the quiz on missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals that they didn't write on Friday because of lack of practice.

-Students will begin working on a geometry activity where they must create a themed city and plot it on a Cartesian plane. This will be collected and evaluated.

-Together we will go through how to plot points and how to name points. Students will go on a big scavenger hunt within the school trying to find different types of angles.

-As a class, we will review symmetry and more specifically, symmetry in polygons.

The week of Monday, January 16th, 2017

-Together we will look at opposite angles.

-Students will be reminded that all triangles add up to 180 degrees and they will begin problems where they have to solve for missing angles in triangles.

-As a class, we will review the amount of degrees in quadrilaterals and a rule that applies to all polygons.

-Students will work in partners to solve challenge problems.

-They will have a quiz on Friday, January 20th on missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals.

The week of Monday, January 9th, 2017

-Students will be introduced to the geometry terminology that they will need to know throughout this unit.

-Together, we will create a line foldable that defines the difference between parallel lines, a line, a line segment, a ray, a point and intersecting lines.

-We will then focus on the different types of angles and use actions and create a study sheet to help students classify angles.

-We will focus on complementary angles and supplementary angles respectively.

-They will have a quiz on Friday, January 13th on what they have learned so far in geometry.

The week of Monday, December 19th, 2016

-Students will be working on the final assessment of the measurement unit in class. They will be "redesigning" a bedroom by finding the area and perimeter of an irregular shape. They will be working on this in class and have three classes to complete it.

-Students will participate in the 2nd annual Math Olympics at St. FX.

The week of Monday, December 12th, 2016

-Students will look at how to find the area and perimeter of complex shapes.

-In partners, students will create complex shapes and find the area, perimeter and "building costs" of creating this shape.

-Students will have a quiz on finding the area and perimeter of complex shapes and trapezoids on Thursday, December 15th.

-Students will work independently to "remodel" a bedroom (summative assessment).

-Please remember to bring in the items you signed up for with the Christmas Hamper!

The week of Monday, December 5th, 2016

-Students will practice finding that area and perimeter of parallelograms. Our focus will be on word problems.

-Together, we will review how to find the area and perimeter of triangles.

-Students will have a quiz on area and perimeter of parallelograms and triangles, conversions and rounding/place value on Wednesday, December 7th.

-We will spend the remainder of the week looking at the area of trapezoids.

The week of Monday, November 28th, 2016

-We will be beginning our new unit, Measurement.

-Our focus, at first, will be conversions. Secondly, we will look at place value and rounding. Thirdly, we will dive into the different 2-D and 3-D shapes.

-Students will have a quiz on Friday, December 2nd pertaining to rounding, conversions, and finding the area and perimeter of a parallelogram.

The week of Monday, November 21st, 2016

-We reviewed their quiz from last week on patterning and expression creation.

-Students must create their own pattern for a competition we will be having during class.

-Students will be working on a fund raising activity with a partner to incorporate word problems and algebraic expression creation.

-We will use the patterns that the students created to have our own "Pattern Speed - Dating" event.

-We will review all concepts from the unit.

-Students will have a unit test on patterning and expression creation on Friday, November 25th,

The week of Monday, November 14th, 2016

-As a class, we will take up their homework.

-Together we will review how to figure out a pattern rule from a table of values.

-Students will have a quiz on creating pattern rules on Tuesday, November 15th.

-Students will be responsible for creating their own patterns and having their classmates solve them.

-Students will attend the 67s game day.

-Together, we will spend an entire lesson on graphing.

The week of Monday, November 7th, 2016

-Students will be writing their unit test on adding and subtracting integers.

-Stock Market Projects are due today, Monday.

-As a class, we will begin looking at patterning.

-Together, we will discuss the difference between term value and term number. We will use a table of values and graphs to help solve patterning questions.

The week of Monday, October 31st, 2016

-Students wrote their quiz on subtracting integers.

-This week, students will be working on their stock market projects; these will be collected and evaluated this Friday, November 4th.

-We will review the concepts of adding and subtracting integers as they will have a unit test this week, Friday, November 4th. The unit test will take place over the course of two periods (Friday's class and Monday's class).

The week of Monday, October 24th, 2016

-Students must continue to work on their stock market project. All of the forms for their stock market project can be found here.

-We will be reviewing how to solve multi-step integer addition questions involving positive and negative integers.

-Together, we will examine subtracting integers: adding zero pairs, using a number line and adding the opposite.

-Students will practice word problems involving both addition and subtraction of integers.

-There will be a quiz on subtracting integers, Friday, October 28th.

The week of Monday, October 17th, 2016

-Students will be introduced to their stock market project. We will spend the period researching various companies. All of the forms for their stock market project can be found here.

-We will review the concept of adding integers and making integer statements.

-Together we will look at various methods to add integers: number lines, tiles and absolute values.

-Students will play different games to solidify their understanding of adding integers.

-Students will have a quiz on adding integers, Friday, October 21st. We will begin to look at subtracting integers.

The week of Monday, October 10th, 2016

-Students finished their BEDMAS projects.

-We will review what integers are and where they can be found in every day life.

-Students will compare and order integers.

-We will use an activity on e-Learning to help students understand the zero principle.

-Students will be introduced to their stock market project. We will spend the period researching various companies.

The week of Monday, October 3rd, 2016

-Students will try BEDMAS word problems.

-They will work on an order of operations challenge individually. They will have two days to complete this challenge in class.

-We will begin our new unit, Integers, and their place in everyday society.

The week of Monday, September 26th, 2016

-Students should continue studying for their upcoming test, Tuesday, September 27th on GCF, LCM, factors, powers, squares and square roots.

-We will be beginning to review BEDMAS and order of operations.

-Students will have a small project to complete on the order of operations.

The week of Monday, September 19th, 2016

-Student fees are due by September 11th. $45 if only one student at school; $90 if two children at school; $110 per family (3 or more students at school)

-Students will review powers and practice writing them in exponent, expanded and standard form.

-Together we will explore squares and square roots. Students will begin to estimate square roots as well.

-There is a test on what we have learned thus far: GCF, LCM, factors, powers, squares and square roots on Tuesday, September 27th.

The week of Monday, September 12th, 2016

-Student fees are due by September 11th. $45 if only one student at school; $90 if two children at school; $110 per family (3 or more students at school)

-As a class, we will review the vocabulary introduced last class (multiple, factor, prime number and composite number). We will use this vocabulary to attempt word problems related to Least Common Multiple (LCM).

-Students will be introduced to factor rainbows and how they can be used to determine the Greatest Common Factor (GCF).

-Together we will look at divisibility and students will learn a poem about divisibility rules.

The week of Monday, September 5th, 2016

-Welcome to St. FX!

-I will be updating my website on a weekly basis and will use it to keep you informed about homework, projects, and upcoming tests.

-Please find the attached course outline. Please take the time to read through it; I am available to answer any questions that you may have.

-For homework, please sign and have your parents/guardians sign the slip of paper given to you at the end of the period today. That needs to be returned no later than Friday, September 9th.

-Student fees are due by September 11th. $45 if only one student at school; $90 if two children at school; $110 per family (3 or more students at school)

-As a class we will explore the difference between experimental and theoretical probability.

-In small groups, students will create a game where probability plays a role in winning. We will be working on these games until the end of the year. Next week, we will have a carnival day where students can play each other's games.

The week of Monday, June 12th, 2017

-Students will be creating a graph that shows a certain perspective; we will be reviewing how graphs are not always truthful.

-Students will try to match stories with graphs and label axis based on information given.

-As a class, we will be examining probability and the key terms in this unit.

The week of Monday May 31st, 2017

-Sorry for my absence, I injured my knee last week and spent most of the week icing and resting.

-Students will being the Data Management unit. We will discuss how to effectively collect data and avoid bias.

-As a class, we will review frequency tables as well as how to find the mean, median and mode.

-Together we will discuss graphs and how to interpret information from them.

-Students will begin a small project to analyze data and test their ability to create graphs.

The week of Monday, May 15th, 2017

-Students will write a quiz on finding the surface area of rectangular and triangular prisms on Monday, May 15th.

-As a class, we will explore how to find the volume of rectangular prisms.

-Together students will discover how to find the volume of triangular prisms.

-As a class, we will review surface area and volume of triangular and rectangular prisms.

-Students will have a unit test on Tuesday, May 23rd.

The week of Monday, May 8th, 2017

-We will begin our second measurement unit.

-As a class, we will review 2D vs 3D and how to make nets of prisms.

-Together we will review surface area of rectangular prisms.

-Students will explore how to calculate the surface area of a triangular prism.

-Students will have a quiz on finding the surface area of rectangular and triangular prisms on Monday, May 15th.

The week of Monday, May 1st, 2017

-Students will practice adding and subtracting mixed fractions.

-Together, we will explore multiplying fractions by a whole number.

-Students will work on a challenge problem regarding fractions. This will be submitted for evaluation.

-As a class we will review for their Fractions unit test on Friday, May 5th.

The week of Monday, April 24th, 2017

-Students will compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators.

-Together, we will discuss how to add and subtract fractions.

-Students will have a quiz on adding and subtracting fractions on Friday, April 28th.

The week of Monday, April 17th, 2017

-Students will practice converting mixed fractions to improper fractions and vice versa.

-Together, we will explore equivalent fractions.

-As a class, we will examine how to reduce fractions to their lowest terms.

-Students will have a quiz on converting between mixed fractions and improper fractions and equivalent fractions on Friday, April 21st.

The week of Monday, April 10th, 2017

-As a class we will review everything students have learned thus far in the Patterning and Algebra unit. They will have a unit test on Monday, April 10th.

-Together, we will look at where we can find fractions in real life.

-Students will review, using manipulatives, how to combine fractions.

-Students will practice converting mixed fractions to improper fractions and vice versa.

The week of Monday, April 3rd, 2017

-Students were introduced to how they should solve equations to determine the value of a variable.

-Students will have a short quiz on solving for a variable on Thursday, April 6th.

-As a class we will review everything students have learned thus far in the Patterning and Algebra unit. They will have a unit test on Monday, April 10th.

The week of Monday, March 27th, 2017

-We will review the algebraic expression quiz that students wrote on Friday.

-Together we will review the concept of graphing algebraic expressions. Students will have a worksheet to complete and are expected to create their own patterns at home.

-As a class, we will review substitution and how students use this concept mathematically to solve word problems.

-Students will have a short quiz to complete on graphing algebraic expressions and substitution on Thursday, March 30th.

-As a class, we will review how to solve for variables algebraically as opposed to using inspection or guess and check.

The week of Monday, March 20th, 2017

-We will be beginning our second part of Patterning and Algebra. As a class, we will review how to categorize patterns.

-Students will learn how to write algebraic expressions from word statements. They will have a quiz on this material on Wednesday, March 22nd.

-Together we will look at how to graph patterns and practice this concept together.

The week of Monday, March 6th, 2017

-Students will create scale drawings of real life objects (monuments, buildings, people, etc.). These will be submitted for evaluation.

-We will be reviewing important vocabulary from the patterning and algebra unit.

-Together, we will look at writing algebraic expressions based on word statements.

The week of Monday, February 27th, 2017

-Students are going to review the concepts of rate, unit rate, ratio and percent. Their unit test for this concept will be on Wednesday, March 1st.

-As a class, we will discuss scale. Students will begin a scale drawing assignment. This assignment will be submitted for evaluation.

-Together, we will review variables and how to represent mathematical equations.

The week of Monday, February 20th, 2017

-Students will practice finding the percent of a whole using word problems.

-They will have a short on what they have learned on switching between fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, and scale factor on Wednesday, February 22nd.

-Together we will discuss ratios.

-As a class, we will examine unit rate and how it can be applied to real world scenarios.

-They are expected to have a unit test on rates, ratios and percents on Wednesday, March 1st.

The week of Monday, February 13th, 2017

-Students will be introduced to tessellations and their tessellation project. Students will create a tessellation and be evaluated on their final product.

-As a class, we will begin a new unit: Rate, Ratio, Percents.

-Students will be introduced to ratio and where we can find them.

-Together, we will examine scale factor and how it can be used.

-Students will work on moving between fractions and decimals.

-Students will have a short quiz on what they have learned on rates, ratios and percents on Wednesday, February 22nd.

The week of Monday, February 6th, 2017

-We will continue to examine different types of transformations including translations, reflections and rotations.

-Students will have a quiz on transformations this Thursday, February 9th.

-Together we will examine pentiominoe puzzles and how they relate to translations.

The week of Monday, January 30th, 2017

-Students will begin working on a geometry activity where they must create a themed city and plot it on a Cartesian plane. This will be collected and evaluated.

-Students will have a quiz on finding the missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals, Wednesday, February 1st.

-As a class we will discuss congruence and similarity using tangrams.

-Together we will discuss translations, more specifically reflections.

The week of Monday, January 23rd, 2017

-Students will write the quiz on missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals that they didn't write on Friday because of lack of practice.

-Students will begin working on a geometry activity where they must create a themed city and plot it on a Cartesian plane. This will be collected and evaluated.

-Together we will go through how to plot points and how to name points. Students will go on a big scavenger hunt within the school trying to find different types of angles.

-As a class, we will review symmetry and more specifically, symmetry in polygons.

The week of Monday, January 16th, 2017

-Together we will look at opposite angles.

-Students will be reminded that all triangles add up to 180 degrees and they will begin problems where they have to solve for missing angles in triangles.

-As a class, we will review the amount of degrees in quadrilaterals and a rule that applies to all polygons.

-Students will work in partners to solve challenge problems.

-They will have a quiz on Friday, January 20th on missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals.

The week of Monday, January 9th, 2017

-Students will be introduced to the geometry terminology that they will need to know throughout this unit.

-Together, we will create a line foldable that defines the difference between parallel lines, a line, a line segment, a ray, a point and intersecting lines.

-We will then focus on the different types of angles and use actions and create a study sheet to help students classify angles.

-We will focus on complementary angles and supplementary angles respectively.

-They will have a quiz on Friday, January 13th on what they have learned so far in geometry.

The week of Monday, December 19th, 2016

-Students will be working on the final assessment of the measurement unit in class. They will be "redesigning" a bedroom by finding the area and perimeter of an irregular shape. They will be working on this in class and have three classes to complete it.

-Students will participate in the 2nd annual Math Olympics at St. FX.

The week of Monday, December 12th, 2016

-Students will look at how to find the area and perimeter of complex shapes.

-In partners, students will create complex shapes and find the area, perimeter and "building costs" of creating this shape.

-Students will have a quiz on finding the area and perimeter of complex shapes and trapezoids on Thursday, December 15th.

-Students will work independently to "remodel" a bedroom (summative assessment).

-Please remember to bring in the items you signed up for with the Christmas Hamper!

The week of Monday, December 5th, 2016

-Students will practice finding that area and perimeter of parallelograms. Our focus will be on word problems.

-Together, we will review how to find the area and perimeter of triangles.

-Students will have a quiz on area and perimeter of parallelograms and triangles, conversions and rounding/place value on Wednesday, December 7th.

-We will spend the remainder of the week looking at the area of trapezoids.

The week of Monday, November 28th, 2016

-We will be beginning our new unit, Measurement.

-Our focus, at first, will be conversions. Secondly, we will look at place value and rounding. Thirdly, we will dive into the different 2-D and 3-D shapes.

-Students will have a quiz on Friday, December 2nd pertaining to rounding, conversions, and finding the area and perimeter of a parallelogram.

The week of Monday, November 21st, 2016

-We reviewed their quiz from last week on patterning and expression creation.

-Students must create their own pattern for a competition we will be having during class.

-Students will be working on a fund raising activity with a partner to incorporate word problems and algebraic expression creation.

-We will use the patterns that the students created to have our own "Pattern Speed - Dating" event.

-We will review all concepts from the unit.

-Students will have a unit test on patterning and expression creation on Friday, November 25th,

The week of Monday, November 14th, 2016

-As a class, we will take up their homework.

-Together we will review how to figure out a pattern rule from a table of values.

-Students will have a quiz on creating pattern rules on Tuesday, November 15th.

-Students will be responsible for creating their own patterns and having their classmates solve them.

-Students will attend the 67s game day.

-Together, we will spend an entire lesson on graphing.

The week of Monday, November 7th, 2016

-Students will be writing their unit test on adding and subtracting integers.

-Stock Market Projects are due today, Monday.

-As a class, we will begin looking at patterning.

-Together, we will discuss the difference between term value and term number. We will use a table of values and graphs to help solve patterning questions.

The week of Monday, October 31st, 2016

-Students wrote their quiz on subtracting integers.

-This week, students will be working on their stock market projects; these will be collected and evaluated this Friday, November 4th.

-We will review the concepts of adding and subtracting integers as they will have a unit test this week, Friday, November 4th. The unit test will take place over the course of two periods (Friday's class and Monday's class).

The week of Monday, October 24th, 2016

-Students must continue to work on their stock market project. All of the forms for their stock market project can be found here.

-We will be reviewing how to solve multi-step integer addition questions involving positive and negative integers.

-Together, we will examine subtracting integers: adding zero pairs, using a number line and adding the opposite.

-Students will practice word problems involving both addition and subtraction of integers.

-There will be a quiz on subtracting integers, Friday, October 28th.

The week of Monday, October 17th, 2016

-Students will be introduced to their stock market project. We will spend the period researching various companies. All of the forms for their stock market project can be found here.

-We will review the concept of adding integers and making integer statements.

-Together we will look at various methods to add integers: number lines, tiles and absolute values.

-Students will play different games to solidify their understanding of adding integers.

-Students will have a quiz on adding integers, Friday, October 21st. We will begin to look at subtracting integers.

The week of Monday, October 10th, 2016

-Students finished their BEDMAS projects.

-We will review what integers are and where they can be found in every day life.

-Students will compare and order integers.

-We will use an activity on e-Learning to help students understand the zero principle.

-Students will be introduced to their stock market project. We will spend the period researching various companies.

The week of Monday, October 3rd, 2016

-Students will try BEDMAS word problems.

-They will work on an order of operations challenge individually. They will have two days to complete this challenge in class.

-We will begin our new unit, Integers, and their place in everyday society.

The week of Monday, September 26th, 2016

-Students should continue studying for their upcoming test, Tuesday, September 27th on GCF, LCM, factors, powers, squares and square roots.

-We will be beginning to review BEDMAS and order of operations.

-Students will have a small project to complete on the order of operations.

The week of Monday, September 19th, 2016

-Student fees are due by September 11th. $45 if only one student at school; $90 if two children at school; $110 per family (3 or more students at school)

-Students will review powers and practice writing them in exponent, expanded and standard form.

-Together we will explore squares and square roots. Students will begin to estimate square roots as well.

-There is a test on what we have learned thus far: GCF, LCM, factors, powers, squares and square roots on Tuesday, September 27th.

The week of Monday, September 12th, 2016

-Student fees are due by September 11th. $45 if only one student at school; $90 if two children at school; $110 per family (3 or more students at school)

-As a class, we will review the vocabulary introduced last class (multiple, factor, prime number and composite number). We will use this vocabulary to attempt word problems related to Least Common Multiple (LCM).

-Students will be introduced to factor rainbows and how they can be used to determine the Greatest Common Factor (GCF).

-Together we will look at divisibility and students will learn a poem about divisibility rules.

The week of Monday, September 5th, 2016

-Welcome to St. FX!

-I will be updating my website on a weekly basis and will use it to keep you informed about homework, projects, and upcoming tests.

-Please find the attached course outline. Please take the time to read through it; I am available to answer any questions that you may have.

-For homework, please sign and have your parents/guardians sign the slip of paper given to you at the end of the period today. That needs to be returned no later than Friday, September 9th.

-Student fees are due by September 11th. $45 if only one student at school; $90 if two children at school; $110 per family (3 or more students at school)