The week of June 4th, 2018

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

-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 May 28th, 2018

-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.

-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.

The week of May 21st, 2018

-Students will continue to work on their Surface Area and Volume Culminating Activity. This is the 2nd and final day to work on this assignment. I will be collecting and marking them this week.

-Students will begin 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.

-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.

-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 May 14th, 2018

-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 Wednesday, May 16th.

The week of May 7th, 2018

-Students will write a quiz on finding the surface area of rectangular and triangular prisms.

-Students will begin working on a Surface Area Project pertaining to the Orion Capsule.

-As a class, we will examine how to find the volume of triangular prisms.

The week of April 30th, 2018

-Students will write their Patterning and Algebra Unit test.

-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 7th

The week of April 23rd, 2018

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

-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 Tuesday, April 24th.

-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 Friday, April 27th.

The week of April 16th, 2018

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

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

-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 Wednesday, April 18th.

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

The week of April 9th, 2018

-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, April 11th.

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

-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.

The week of April 2nd, 2018

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

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

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

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

The week of March 26th, 2018

-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 Thursday, March 29th.

The week of March 19th, 2018

-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 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 Friday, March 23rd.

The week of Monday, March 5th, 2018

-As a class, we will review all things fractions.

-Students will have a unit test on all material covered regarding fractions (changing between mixed and improper fractions, reducing fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, and multiplying a whole number by a fraction) on Tuesday, March 6th.

-Students will work individually to complete a Fraction Flag project.

-Enjoy the March Break!

The week of Monday, February 26th, 2018

-Together, we will discuss how to subtract fractions.

-Students will have class time to practice adding and subtracting fractions and prepare for their quiz.

-Students will have a quiz on adding and subtracting fractions on Wednesday, February 28th.

-Students will practice adding and subtracting mixed fractions.

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

-As a class we will review for their Fractions unit test on Tuesday, March 6th.

The week of Monday, February 19th, 2018

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

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

-Students will practice adding and subtracting mixed fractions.

-Students will have a quiz on adding and subtracting fractions on Monday, February 26th.

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

The week of Monday, February 12th, 2018

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

-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 Thursday, February 15th.

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

The week of Monday, February 5th, 2018

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

-Students will have a quiz on transformations this Wednesday, February 7th.

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

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

The week of Monday, January 29th, 2018

-Students will practice plotting points and reading graphs.

-As a class, we will look at reflecting, translating and rotating points and polygons.

The week of Monday, January 22nd, 2018

-Students will work in partners to solve challenge problems.

-They will have a quiz on Tuesday, January 23rd on missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals.

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

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

The week of Monday, January 15th, 2018

-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 Wednesday, January 17th on what they have learned so far in geometry.

-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.

The week of Monday, January 8th, 2018

-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.

-Students will participate in a Breakout box activity.

-In partners, students will complete a scavenger hunt for angles throughout the school.

-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 Monday, January 15th on what they have learned so far in geometry.

The week of Monday, December 18th, 2017

-Students will continue to work on their Measurement final project.

-Students will participate in an in-school math competition.

The week of Monday, December 11th, 2017

-Students will have a quiz on finding the area and perimeter of complex shapes on Monday, December 11th.

-Students will be working on the final assessment of the measurement unit in class, the "Extreme Home Makeover - Math Edition". 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.

-They will have a final unit test on finding the area and perimeter of triangles, quadrilaterals (including trapezoids), and irregular shapes on Friday, December 15th.

The week of Monday, December 4th, 2017

-As a class, we will determine how to find the area of a trapezoid.

-Students will have a quiz on area and perimeter of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids on Wednesday, December 6th.

-Students will complete an assessment where they find the area and perimeter of 3 shapes in the classroom.

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

The week of Monday, November 27th, 2017

-Together, we will dive into the different 2-D and 3-D shapes.

-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 Friday, December 1st.

The week of Monday, November 20th, 2017

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

-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 Tuesday, November 21st.

-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.

The week of Monday, November 13th, 2017

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

-Students will practice creating a table of values from a graph and a graph from a table of values.

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

-Students will have a graphing assignment related to graphing linear expressions.

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

-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 Tuesday, November 21st.

The week of Monday, November 6th, 2017

-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 Wednesday, November 8th.

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

-Students will be working on their stock market projects; these will be collected and evaluated Monday, November 13th.

The week of Monday, October 30th, 2017

-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.

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

The week of Monday, October 23rd, 2017

-As a class we reviewed adding and subtracting integers.

-Students participated in the Baxter excursion.

-Students will write their integer unit test.

-Individually, students will work to complete an assignment regarding an integer equation representing their favourite number.

-Together, we will discuss a class project regarding the stock market. Students will be responsible for checking their "stocks" every day and recording them.

The week of Monday, October 16th, 2017

-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.

-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 20th.

The week of Monday, October 9th, 2017

-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 have a quiz on comparing and ordering integers on Friday, October 13th.

The week of Monday, October 2nd, 2017

-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 25th, 2017

-Student fees are due ASAP. $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.

-There is a test on what we have learned thus far: GCF, LCM, factors, powers, prime and composite numbers, squares and square roots on Tuesday, September 26th.

-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 18th, 2017

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

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

-Together, students were exposed to the Lowest Common Multiple (LCM).

-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: prime and composite numbers, GCF, LCM, factors, powers, squares and square roots on Tuesday, September 26th.

The week of Monday, September 11th, 2017

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

-Together, we will review place value and rounding.

-Students will participate in an independent inquiry question related to the concept of multiples.

-As a class, we will review converting between measurements.

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

The week of Monday, September 4th, 2017

-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 8th.

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

-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 May 28th, 2018

-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.

-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.

The week of May 21st, 2018

-Students will continue to work on their Surface Area and Volume Culminating Activity. This is the 2nd and final day to work on this assignment. I will be collecting and marking them this week.

-Students will begin 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.

-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.

-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 May 14th, 2018

-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 Wednesday, May 16th.

The week of May 7th, 2018

-Students will write a quiz on finding the surface area of rectangular and triangular prisms.

-Students will begin working on a Surface Area Project pertaining to the Orion Capsule.

-As a class, we will examine how to find the volume of triangular prisms.

The week of April 30th, 2018

-Students will write their Patterning and Algebra Unit test.

-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 7th

The week of April 23rd, 2018

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

-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 Tuesday, April 24th.

-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 Friday, April 27th.

The week of April 16th, 2018

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

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

-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 Wednesday, April 18th.

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

The week of April 9th, 2018

-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, April 11th.

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

-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.

The week of April 2nd, 2018

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

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

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

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

The week of March 26th, 2018

-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 Thursday, March 29th.

The week of March 19th, 2018

-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 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 Friday, March 23rd.

The week of Monday, March 5th, 2018

-As a class, we will review all things fractions.

-Students will have a unit test on all material covered regarding fractions (changing between mixed and improper fractions, reducing fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, and multiplying a whole number by a fraction) on Tuesday, March 6th.

-Students will work individually to complete a Fraction Flag project.

-Enjoy the March Break!

The week of Monday, February 26th, 2018

-Together, we will discuss how to subtract fractions.

-Students will have class time to practice adding and subtracting fractions and prepare for their quiz.

-Students will have a quiz on adding and subtracting fractions on Wednesday, February 28th.

-Students will practice adding and subtracting mixed fractions.

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

-As a class we will review for their Fractions unit test on Tuesday, March 6th.

The week of Monday, February 19th, 2018

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

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

-Students will practice adding and subtracting mixed fractions.

-Students will have a quiz on adding and subtracting fractions on Monday, February 26th.

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

The week of Monday, February 12th, 2018

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

-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 Thursday, February 15th.

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

The week of Monday, February 5th, 2018

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

-Students will have a quiz on transformations this Wednesday, February 7th.

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

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

The week of Monday, January 29th, 2018

-Students will practice plotting points and reading graphs.

-As a class, we will look at reflecting, translating and rotating points and polygons.

The week of Monday, January 22nd, 2018

-Students will work in partners to solve challenge problems.

-They will have a quiz on Tuesday, January 23rd on missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals.

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

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

The week of Monday, January 15th, 2018

-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 Wednesday, January 17th on what they have learned so far in geometry.

-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.

The week of Monday, January 8th, 2018

-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.

-Students will participate in a Breakout box activity.

-In partners, students will complete a scavenger hunt for angles throughout the school.

-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 Monday, January 15th on what they have learned so far in geometry.

The week of Monday, December 18th, 2017

-Students will continue to work on their Measurement final project.

-Students will participate in an in-school math competition.

The week of Monday, December 11th, 2017

-Students will have a quiz on finding the area and perimeter of complex shapes on Monday, December 11th.

-Students will be working on the final assessment of the measurement unit in class, the "Extreme Home Makeover - Math Edition". 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.

-They will have a final unit test on finding the area and perimeter of triangles, quadrilaterals (including trapezoids), and irregular shapes on Friday, December 15th.

The week of Monday, December 4th, 2017

-As a class, we will determine how to find the area of a trapezoid.

-Students will have a quiz on area and perimeter of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids on Wednesday, December 6th.

-Students will complete an assessment where they find the area and perimeter of 3 shapes in the classroom.

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

The week of Monday, November 27th, 2017

-Together, we will dive into the different 2-D and 3-D shapes.

-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 Friday, December 1st.

The week of Monday, November 20th, 2017

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

-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 Tuesday, November 21st.

-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.

The week of Monday, November 13th, 2017

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

-Students will practice creating a table of values from a graph and a graph from a table of values.

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

-Students will have a graphing assignment related to graphing linear expressions.

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

-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 Tuesday, November 21st.

The week of Monday, November 6th, 2017

-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 Wednesday, November 8th.

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

-Students will be working on their stock market projects; these will be collected and evaluated Monday, November 13th.

The week of Monday, October 30th, 2017

-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.

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

The week of Monday, October 23rd, 2017

-As a class we reviewed adding and subtracting integers.

-Students participated in the Baxter excursion.

-Students will write their integer unit test.

-Individually, students will work to complete an assignment regarding an integer equation representing their favourite number.

-Together, we will discuss a class project regarding the stock market. Students will be responsible for checking their "stocks" every day and recording them.

The week of Monday, October 16th, 2017

-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.

-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 20th.

The week of Monday, October 9th, 2017

-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 have a quiz on comparing and ordering integers on Friday, October 13th.

The week of Monday, October 2nd, 2017

-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 25th, 2017

-Student fees are due ASAP. $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.

-There is a test on what we have learned thus far: GCF, LCM, factors, powers, prime and composite numbers, squares and square roots on Tuesday, September 26th.

-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 18th, 2017

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

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

-Together, students were exposed to the Lowest Common Multiple (LCM).

-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: prime and composite numbers, GCF, LCM, factors, powers, squares and square roots on Tuesday, September 26th.

The week of Monday, September 11th, 2017

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

-Together, we will review place value and rounding.

-Students will participate in an independent inquiry question related to the concept of multiples.

-As a class, we will review converting between measurements.

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

The week of Monday, September 4th, 2017

-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 8th.