**Tuesday Feb 20th **

Students will divide more efficiently with fractions, mixed numbers and decimals. They will relate fraction division to rates.

Homework: Lesson 7.2.4 problems 7-74 to 7-78

**Friday Feb 16th **

Students will divide more efficiently with fractions, mixed numbers and decimals.

Homework: Lesson 7.2.3 problems 7-64 to 7-68

**Thursday Feb 15th **

Students will divide more efficiently with fractions, mixed numbers and decimals.

Homework: Lesson 7.2.2 problems 7-52 to 7-56

**Wednesday Feb 14th **

Students will divide more efficiently with fractions, mixed numbers and decimals.

Homework: Lesson 7.2.1 problems 7-44 to 7-48

**Tuesday Feb 13th **

Students will learn to compare rates and ratios and represent them with tables and graphs.

Homework: Lesson 7.1.3 problems 7-30 to 7-34

**Monday Feb 12th **

Students will learn to compare rates and ratios and represent them with tables and graphs.

Homework: Lesson 7.1.1 problems 7-9 to 7-13 and Lesson 7.1.2 problems 7-19 to 7-23

Friday Feb 9th

Students were shown how to access their textbook through the Nampa School District web site. They then solved a Puzzle Investigator Problem with their new table team.

Homework: None

**Thursday Feb 8th **

Students will show what they have learned through the first six chapter as they take the Chapter 6 Test. Their chapter 6 homework packet was collected today.

Homework: None

**Wednesday Feb 7th **

Students will work with algebra tiles and use their areas and perimeters to build expressions and combine like terms.

Homework: Chapter 6 Closure problems

**Tuesday Feb 6th **

Students will work with algebra tiles and use their areas and perimeters to build expressions and combine like terms.

Homework: None

**Monday Feb 5th **

Students will work with algebra tiles and use their areas and perimeters to build expressions and combine like terms.

Homework: Lesson 6.2.5 problems 6-115 to 6-119

**Friday Feb 2nd **

Students will work with algebra tiles and use their areas and perimeters to build expressions and combine like terms.

Homework: Lesson 6.2.4 problems 6-106 to 6-110

**Thursday Feb 1st **

Students will work with algebra tiles and use their areas and perimeters to build expressions and combine like terms.

Homework: Lesson 6.2.3 problems 6-96 to 6-100

**Wednesday Jan 31st **

Students will be introduced to algebra tiles and use their areas and perimeters to build expressions and combine like terms.

Homework: Lesson 6.2.2 problems 6-86 to 6-90

**Tuesday Jan 30th **

Students took the Number Systems block test. This is a practice ISAT test to help us determine how the students are doing with this section of the test.

Homework: None

**Monday Jan 29th **

Students practiced solving story problems involving fraction division. This was an in-class activity.

Homework: None

**Friday Jan 26th **

Students will evaluate numerical expressions while completing a "crossnumber" puzzle.

Homework: None

**Thursday Jan 25th **

Students will be exploring rules developed for the area of a trapezoid to solidify the order operations are completed when evaluating expressions.

Homework: Lesson 6.2.1 problems 6-74 to 6-78

**Wednesday Jan 24th **

Students will be exploring rules developed for the area of a trapezoid to solidify the order operations are completed when evaluating expressions.

Homework: None

**Tuesday Jan 23rd **

Students will be exploring rules developed for the area of a trapezoid to solidify the order operations are completed when evaluating expressions.

Homework: Lesson 6.2.1 problems 6-69 to 6-73

**Friday Jan 19th **

Students took the Decimal and Fraction proficiency test. The Chapter 5 tests were returned to them. Students may make corrections to any question they scored a 1 or 2 on.

Homework: None

**Thursday Jan 18th **

Lesson 6.1.4 Students will extend their their understanding of division to include division of fraction by fractions and represent division problems in multiple ways.

Homework: problems 6-56 to 6-60

**Wednesday Jan 17th **

Lesson 6.1.4 Students will extend their their understanding of division to include division of fraction by fractions and represent division problems in multiple ways.

Homework: problems 6-51 to 6-55

**Tuesday Jan 16th **

Lesson 6.1.3 Students will identify problems that can be solved using division and create models to show the problem.

Homework: 6-38 to 6-42

**Friday Jan 12th **

Lesson 6.1.3 Students will identify problems that can be solved using division and create models to show the problem.

Homework: 6-33 to 6-37

**Thursday Jan 11th **

Lesson 6.1.2 Students will determine that a fraction can be seen as one number formed by division and construct various models to represent the problem.

Homework: 6-21 to 6-25

Homework:

**Wednesday Jan 10th **

Lesson 6.1.1 Students will divide quantities and represent the result in multiple ways. Students will use visual fraction models and equations to represent division.

Homework: problems 6-10 through 6-14

**Tuesday Jan 9th **

Lesson 6.1.1 Students will divide quantities and represent the result in multiple ways. Students will use visual fraction models and equations to represent division.

Homework: problems 6-5 through 6-9

**Monday Jan 8th **

Students took the Chapter 5 test today.

**Friday Jan 5th **

Students created a concept map today with vocabulary discussed in the first 5 chapters. This was a powerful activity that showed how concepts are tied together.

Homework: None

**Thursday Jan 4th **

Today we will "take a walk down memory lane". Students will look look at the five major themes explored in the first five chapters and recall how those concepts were developed. Those themes are: Area, Portions, Negative Numbers, Enlarging and Reducing Shapes, Variables.

Homework: None

**Wednesday Jan 3rd **

Students will review the topics covered in the first five chapters.

Homework: None The homework packet for chapter 5 will be collected tomorrow.

**Tuesday Dec 19th **

Students will practice their decimal skills as they work on the 12 days of Christmas Challenge.

Homework: None

**Monday Dec 18th **

Students will practice their decimal skills as they work on the Decimal Face It worksheet.

Homework: None

**Friday Dec 15th **

Students will use their understanding of finding the area of parallelograms, triangles and trapezoids as they work through the "Park Problem".

Homework: None

**Thursday Dec 14th **

Lesson 5.3.4 Students will use their understanding of finding the area of parallelograms and triangles to find the area of trapezoids.

Homework: problems 5-101 to 5-105

**Wednesday Dec 13th **

Lesson 5.3.3 Students will use their understanding of finding the area of parallelograms to find the area of triangles.

Homework: problems 5-91 to 5-95

**Tuesday Dec 12th **

Lesson 5.3.2 Students will find the area of parallelograms.

Homework: problems 5-80 to 5-84

**Monday Dec 11th **

Lesson 5.3.1 Student will decompose polygons to find the area.

Homework: problems 5-71 to 5-75

**Friday Dec 8th **

Lesson 5.2.2 Students will understand that multiplication can increase or decrease a quantity depending on the multiplier.

Homework: problems 5-61 to 6-65

**Thursday Dec 7th **

Lesson 5.2.1 Students will multiply fractions, decimals and percents.

Homework: problems 5-48 to 5-52

**Wednesday Dec 6th **

Lesson 5.2.1 Students will multiply fractions, decimals and percents.

Homework: None

**Tuesday Dec 5th **

Lesson 5.1.4 Students will compare multiplication strategies for mixed numbers and decimals.

Homework: problems 5-34 to 5-38

**Monday Dec 4th **

Lesson 5.1.3 Students will understand and apply the standard algorithm for multiplying fractions.

Homework: problems 5-24 to 5-28

**Friday Dec 1st **

Lesson 5.1.2 Students will use models to multiply fractions.

Homework: problems 5-13 to 5-17

**Thursday Nov 30th **

Lesson 5.1.1 Students will extend their understanding of the multiplication operation with fractions and use area models to solve multiplication problems in context.

Homework: problems 5-4 to 5-8

**Wednesday Nov 29th **

Chapter 4 Test

**Tuesday Nov 28th **

Chapter 4 Closure

Homework: None. Chapter 4 homework packets will be collected tomorrow.

**Monday Nov 27th **

Lesson 4.2.4 Students will use ratios to solve problems.

Homework: problems 4-80 to 4-84

**Friday Nov 17th **

Lesson 4.2.3 - Students will use ratios to compare similar figures.

Homework: None

**Thursday Nov 16th **

Lesson 4.2.3 Students will use ratios to compare similar figures.

Homework: problems 4-70 to 4-79

**Wednesday Nov 15th **

Lesson 4.2.2 Students will determine that the make a correct enlargement or reduction all sides must be multiplied by the same number.

Homework: problems 4-58 to 4-62

**Tuesday Nov 14th **

Lesson 4.2.2 Students will determine that the make a correct enlargement or reduction all sides must be multiplied by the same number.

Homework: None

**Monday Nov 13th **

Lesson 4.2.1 Students will enlarge an image examine the relationship between the original and the enlargement.

Homework: problems 4-47 to 4-51

**Friday Nov 10th **

We took a Fraction Proficiency test today. Then we started lesson 4.2.1.

Homework: None

**Thursday Nov 9th **

I was at training today. The students worked on a worksheet practicing evaluating algebraic expressions involving decimals numbers and problem solving questions. It will be collected tomorrow.

**Wednesday Nov 8th **

Lesson 4.1.3 Students will generate algebraic expressions to generalize relationships.

Homework: problems 4-39 to 4-43

**Tuesday Nov 7th **

Lesson 4.1.3 Students will generate algebraic expressions to generalize relationships.

Homework: problems 4-34 to 4-38

**Monday Nov 6th **

Lesson 4.1.2 Students will generalize and compare counting strategies using the number of squares in a patterned figure.

Homework: problems 4-16 to 4-20

**Wednesday Nov 1st **

Lesson 4.1.1 Students will represent unknown quantities with a variable. They will evaluate expressions for unknowns.

Homework: problems 4-7 to 4-11

**Tuesday Oct 31st **

Lesson 4.1.1 Students will represent unknown quantities with a variable. They will evaluate expressions for unknowns.

Homework: None

**Monday Oct 30th **

Student will show what they learned in Chapter 3 as they take the Chapter 3 Test.

**Friday Oct 27th **

No School

**Thursday Oct 26th **

End of Quarter 1

Students will review concepts covered in chapter 3 to prepare for the chapter test.

Homework: Chapter Closure problems 3-133 to 3-141

**Wednesday Oct 25th **

Lesson 3.2.4 Students will draw polygons on a coordinate plant and use the coordinates to find the length of a side.

Homework: problems 3-128 to 3-132

**Tuesday Oct 24th **

Day two of the practice ISAT - the Performance Task.

**Monday Oct 23rd **

Students took a practice ISAT today - the multiple choice section. We will use this data to track progress and identify strengths and weaknesses which will help direct our teaching.

**Friday Oct 20th **

Lesson 3.2.3 Students will understand absolute value and compare rational numbers using inequalities.

Homework: problems 3-118 to 3-122

**Thursday Oct 19th **

Lesson 3.2.2 Students will position rational numbers on a number line and make statements using inequalities.

Homework: problems #3-106 to 3-110

**Wednesday Oct 18th **

Lesson 3.2.1 Students will informally connect movement along a number line with the addition and subtraction of positive numbers. They will also recognize opposites.

Lesson 3.2.2 Students will position rational numbers on a number line and make statements using inequalities.

Homework: none

**Tuesday Oct 17th **

Lesson 3.2.1 Students will informally connect movement along a number line with the addition and subtraction of positive numbers. They will also recognize opposites.

Homework: problems 3-94 to 3-98

**Monday Oct 16th **

Lesson 3.1.6 Students will use ratio language to describe a relationship between two quantities and use a diagram and table to represent the ratio.

Homework: problems 3-84 to 3-88

**Friday Oct 13th **

Lessons 3.1.4 and 3.1.5: Students will be able to fluidly move between fractions, percents, decimals and words.

Homework: None

The Chapter 2 Test was returned to the students today. The students may retake the test in order to raise their grade. This is to be done during Hawk Time and/or after school. The grade they receive on the retake will replace the original grade, even if the retake score is lower.

**Thursday Oct 12th **

Lessons 3.1.4 and 3.1.5: Students will be able to fluidly move between fractions, percents, decimals and words.

Homework: problems 3-62 to 3-66 and problems 3-73 to 3-73

**Wednesday Oct 11th **

Lesson 3.1.3 Students will be able to recognize the connection between fraction, percents and decimals.

Homework: problems 3-50 to 3-54

**Tuesday Oct 10th **

Lesson 3.1.3 Students will be able to recognize the connection between fraction, percents and decimals.

Homework: problems 3-45 to 3-49

**Monday Oct 9th **

Lesson 3.1.2 Student will develop an understanding of percents as a way to express and compare portions of a whole.

Homework: problems 3-31 to 3-35

**Wednesday Oct 4th **

Lesson 3.1.1 Students will create equivalent fractions by using the multiplicative identity.

Homework: problems 3-12 to 3-21 evens only

**Tuesday Oct 3rd **

Lesson 3.1.1 Students will create equivalent fractions by using the multiplicative identity.

Homework: None

**Monday Oct 2nd **

Students are taking the Chapter 2 Test today. The homework packet for Chapter 2 will be collected today.

**Friday Sept 29th **

Chapter 2 Closure Students will review concepts from chapter 2 to prepare for the chapter 2 test.

Homework: None

The Chapter 2 Homework packet will be turned in on Monday.

**Thursday Sept 28th **

Lesson 2.3.4 Students will use generic rectangles and factoring to discover and then apply the distributive property to multi-digit problems.

Homework: problems 2-86 to 2-90

**Wednesday Sept 27th **

Lesson 2.3.3 Students will define greatest common factor (GCF) and use it to find the dimensions of generic rectangles.

Homework: problems 2-75 to 2-79

**Tuesday Sept 26th **

Lesson 2.3.2: Students will use generic rectangles to multiply multi-digit numbers.

Composition book: page 27

Homework: problems 2-65 to 2-69

**Monday Sept 25th **

I was gone for training on our new textbook. Students work on a problem solving practice worksheet. The worksheet will be collected tomorrow.

**Friday Sept 22nd **

Lesson 2.3.1: Students will use generic rectangle area models to represent multiplication of multi-digit numbers.

Composition book: pages 25 and 26

Homework: problems 2-55 to 2-59

**Thursday Sept 21st **

Lesson 2.2.2 and Lesson 2.2.3: Students will extend their understanding of area and will explore how area and perimeter affect one another using base ten blocks.

Composition book: page 22 and 23

Homework: problems #2-46 to 2-50

Wednesday Sept 20th

Lesson 2.2.2 and 2.2.3: Students will extend their understanding of area. We will also begin exploring how area and perimeter affect one another.

Composition book: page 21

Homework: problems #2-34 to 2-38

**Tuesday Sept 19th**

Lesson 2.2.1 and 2.2.2: Students will explore are of 2-dimensional figures and define "unit of measure"

Composition book: page 19 and 20

Homework: #2-24 to 2-28

**Monday Sept 18th**

Lesson 2.1.1 and Lesson 2.1.2 Students will analyze the strength and weaknesses of dot plots, bar graphs and venn diagrams. Students will learn how to collect data and display the data in a stem-and-leaf plot and a histogram.

Composition book: page 17 and 18

Homework: 2-6, 7, 9, 17, 18, 19

**Friday Sept 15th **

Checkpoint Quiz #1

We set up our composition books for Chapter Two (page 15 and 16)

No Homework

Thursday Sept 14th

Chapter One Closure

Composition book: page 13 and 14

No Homework

Wednesday Sept 13th

Lesson 1.2.4 Students will write numbers as a product of its prime factors using exponents

Composition book: page 11 and 12

Homework: problems 1-91 to 1-94

Tuesday Sept 12th

Lesson 1.2.4 Students will used an extended multiplication table to further develop their understanding of factors, factor pairs and properties of numbers.

Composition book: page 11

Homework: problems 1-85 to 1-90

**Monday Sept 11th **

I was absent today (caught a nasty head cold). Students worked on a problem solving worksheet. This will be collected tomorrow.

**Friday Sept 8th **

Lesson 1.2.3 Students will represent whole numbers with rectangular arrays and categorize as prime, composite, odd and/or even.

Composition book: page 9 and 10

Homework: problems 1-68 to 1-72** **

Thursday Sept 7th

Lesson 1.2.2 Students decomposed numbers in multiple ways and compared valued of numerical expressions and quantities using appropriate symbol notation.

Composition book: page 7 and 8

Homework: problems 1-57 to 1-61

Wednesday September 6th

Lesson 1.2.1 Students decomposed quantities into sums of multiple parts and represented them with words, symbols and diagrams.

Homework: problems 1-46 to 1-50

Tuesday September 5th

Lesson 1.1.5: Students made and justified conjectures as they made sense of a logic problem. Homework: problems 1-36 to 1-40

**Friday September 1st **

Lesson 1.1.4: We generated questions about data and explored ways to organize data to answer different questions. Homework: problems 1-29 to 1-32

Thursday August 31st

Lesson: 1.1.3 Today we explored patterns and looked at ways to generalize the pattern to make a prediction about the 40th, 50th, 100th terms. Homework: problems 1-19 to 1-23

**Wednesday August 30th **

Students worked with their teams to explore area and perimeter. They were then assigned problem 1-10 through 1-14. This will be corrected tomorrow.

**Tuesday August 29th**

Students self-assessed their Mathography. Homework is kept in their team folder and turned in at the end of the chapter. Assignments can be finished and/or corrected and their score changed anytime during the chapter.

We began lesson 1.1.2 Students worked with their table teams through the first question. We will finish the lesson tomorrow.

Monday August 28th

We started in the textbook today - Lesson 1.1.1 - Identifying strengths and weaknesses of histograms and scatterplots. Their homework is "Mathography".

**Friday August 25th **

Students were given their math textbook today. It needs to be covered by Monday. Then the students took a Decimal and Fraction Proficiency test.

Lastly they were given "You are "You"nique" - an informational sheet that will be collected on Monday.

**Thursday August 24th **

Students worked in their Table Teams to review mathematical vocabulary.

Wednesday August 23rd

*What it Means to be a Hawk

*Tangram Puzzle Activity

*Students wrote in their planner the supplies needed for this class