# BATES' BITS

### January 14, 2013

We are still in the process of setting up our Edmondo accounts. My goal is to have all classes set up and ready to go by the end of the month. One of the delays is students' behavior in the classroom. Please remind your students that visiting the computer lab is a privilege and this right needs to be earned.

## 1st, 3rd and 5th Periods' Coursework

This week we will be tackling evaluating expressions and reviewing orders of operations as well as touching on labeling and identifying parts of an expression. Two websites that will assist with evaluating expressions are:

**Be sure and check out the video posted on our class blog titled "Order of Operations Math Rap by Mr. Tomai's class."**

Monday 1/14/13 - Notes and foldable for evaluating expressions. Homework assignment.

Tuesday 1/15/13 - Practice evaluating expressions. Homework assignment.

Wednesday 1/16/13 - Practice evaluating and writing expressions. Homework assignment.

Thursday 1/17/13 - Quiz on evaluating and writing expressions. Begin notes on identifying parts of an expression. Homework assignment.

Friday 1/18/13 - Practice identifying parts of an expression.

## 2nd and 4th Periods' Coursework

http://www.algebralab.org/lessons/lesson.aspx?file=Algebra_OneVariableOneStep.xml

http://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/solving-linear-equations-and-inequalities/equations_beginner/e/one_step_equations

**Be sure and check out the video posted on our class blog titled "Mr. B's Equation Rap."**

Monday 1/14/13 - Solving one-step equations with fractions and decimals. Homework assignment.

Tuesday 1/15/13 - Practice solving one-step equations. Homework assignment.

Wednesday 1/16/13 - Notes on writing and solving equations. Homework assignment.

Thursday 1/17/13 - Practice writing and solving equations. Homework assignment.

Friday 1/18/13 - Practice writing and solving equations. Start study guide.

## This Week in Math History

## REMINDERS

One subject spiral ring notebook due 1/14/2013

Blog website - www.batesmathbits.blogspot.com

Edmodo website - http://www.edmodo.com

My email address - kbates@tcss.net