Math Matters Week 18

Honors 7 Math Rocks 7 Math 7 Newsletter Jan 19 2016

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Announcement about AMC 10B:

AMC 10B will be held on February 17 after school until 5! This is open to ALL students on campus. If you or your student are interested please sign up with Mr. Mutke.

2015-2016 Teacher Contact Information for 7th Grade Math

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MAP Testing for Burnett and Anderson Math Students this week!

Tuesday, Jan. 19th, 8:30am to Thursday, Jan. 21st, 3:30pm

2400 Maumelle Drive

Plano, TX

Math 7 Information

Mrs. Anderson’s classes are going to be MAP test Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Friday we will be back in the classroom. The Similar Figures Quiz was returned on Tuesday. Students who need to retake will need to arrange times before or after school with Ms. Burnett or Ms. Koestler.

Ms. Koestler’s classes are continuing to study applications of similarity leading up to a test soon.

Important: We have sent home study tips and test taking strategies to help our kids with testing. We have encouraged the kids to share this material and discuss it with their families. We are wanting to start this new year off right.

Students are bring home Volume I of their book to keep as a reference. They have been given Volume 2 to use this semester at school.

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Math Honors 7 Information

Important:
We have sent home study tips and test taking strategies to help our kids with testing. We have encouraged the kids to share this material and discuss it with their families. We are wanting to start this new year off right.
This week:
The students completed their first quiz last Friday for the 6 weeks. We have talked to the kids about retest opportunities for this quiz. We have left the videos below for them to watch if they did not quite grasp the content and need to review outside of class. Also, please encourage your kids to attend tutoring if their grade is low...we are also encouraging them! We are here for them!
Very Important Info:
Mrs. Anderson will be out Wednesday and Thursday of this week...so come to tutoring with Ms. Burnett before or after school in 7th grade computer lab or in her room!
Also, if the student wants an extra practice sheet before their retest...see Ms. Burnett!
We will be MAP testing all week except for Friday. Friday will be an activity day focused around re-teach/enrichment activities regarding slope and slope-intercept and y-intercepts and intersection of two lines.
Other important items to discuss:
Students have also been given their NEW 4th 6 Weeks Calendar with upcoming events! Students will be getting their Volume II of their textbook for the semester. Students will need to keep their Volume I (1st semester book) at home for reference.
Definition of Slope
Slope-Intercept Form
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Math Rocks 7 Information

Upcoming Events to Note:
Students will be taking their AMC 10A test on February 2nd in my room during 1st and 2nd period. All periods will report to my room 1st period to begin the exam. Also, students will be competing in the AMC 10B test after school on February 17 until 5.
Important:
We have sent home study tips and test taking strategies to help our kids with testing. We have encouraged the kids to share this material and discuss it with their families. We are wanting to start this new year off right.
This week:
The kids have the exponential rules down and have completed their first quiz and concept check. This week we will be MAP testing until Friday. The kids will need to complete the AMC practice problems as homework this week due Friday outside of class. We are going to switch things up and team up with the 6tth graders this Friday to work on and discuss the AMC practice problems. The kids WILL NOT be having homework over the weekend! :-)
Other important information:
Students are to bring home Volume I of their book to keep as a reference. They have been given Volume 2 to use this semester at school.
Students have also been given their NEW 4th 6 Weeks Calendar with upcoming events!
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