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July 22, 2014
HAPPY PI APPROXIMATION DAY!
Summer Math and Religion Practice
ALGEBRA - Go to jeopardylabs.com/play/7th-grade-final-test-review2 to review Pre-Algebra
PRE-ALGEBRA - Go to http://jeopardylabs.com/play/6th-grade-final-test-review to review 6th grade Math.
6TH GRADE MATH - Go to http://www.quia.com/quiz/439164.html and
http://www.quia.com/cb/270911.html?AP_rand=1500143190 to review 5th grade Math.
6TH GRADE RELIGION - Go to http://quizlet.com/43481601/flashcards to review.
8TH GRADE RELIGION - Go to http://quizlet.com/43305743/flashcards to review.
2014-2015 8th grade privileges
2014-2015 8th Grade Privileges
· Students may use the soda vending machine on Mondays and Fridays only. Soda is not permitted outside of the cafeteria and all bottles must be discarded at the end of lunch.
· Boys are permitted to wear non uniform ties when wearing the oxford collared dress shirts.
· Girls are permitted to wear MTRS sweatpants only underneath their school jumper during the winter when the weather is chilly in place of the navy blue tights.
· Students are permitted to wear different color matching socks on gym days. The socks must be a set and may not be knee socks.
· Students are permitted to wear their high school sweatshirts on Thursdays only during the school day once ALL students in the class have been accepted into their high school of choice.
· Students are permitted to wear their MTRS fleece year round.
· Students are permitted to wear either Uggs or Vans as their choice of school uniform shoes.
· Students will be allowed to order out for lunch once a month.
· Girls are permitted to wear minimal makeup.
Q: What does the zero say to the eight?
A: Nice belt!
What kind of roots do the plants in the Math classroom grow?
Blessed Mother Teresa
Stock Market Humor
Q: What will happen if the DOW average falls any further?
A: They’ll add a N to the end of it!
IN THE NEWS
With the stock market in the news, here is a brief guide to todays activity...
"Helium was up"
"Feathers were down"
"Beef steered into a bull market"
"Paper was stationary"
"Fluorescent tubing was dimmed in light trading"
"Pencils lost a few points"
"Hiking equipment was trailing"
"Escalators continued their slow decline"
"Weights were up in heavy trading"
"Light switches were off"
"Mining equipment hit rock bottom"
"The market for raisins dried up"
"Coca Cola fizzled"
"Caterpillar stock inched up a bit"
"Balloon prices were inflated"
"Sun stocks peaked at midday"
...and the best one...
"Diapers remain unchanged"
Polly wants a cracker.
Q. What did the math student say when she realized she forgot to feed her bird?
Q. What do you call an empty bird cage?
Where do math teachers eat dinner?
At the times table.
What kind of math do Snowy Owls like?
Q. What makes arithmetic hard work ?
A. All those numerals you have to carry.
What kind of tree does a math teacher decorate at christmas?
Why isn’t safe for turkeys to do math?
If they add 3 and 5, they get ate!
Q. What US state has the most math teachers?
Write the expression for the volume of a thick crust pizza with height “a” and radius “z”.
ANSWER: The formula for volume is π·(radius) x (radius) x (height). In this case, pi·z·z·a.
Why did the vampire stay up all night?
He was studying for his blood test.
What do you get when you divide the circumference of a pumpkin by its diameter?
Why did the student wear glasses during math class?
Because it improves di-vison!
MATH IS FUN
Go here for Think-a-Gram puzzles https://teacher.ocps.net/darcy.lessel/page77.html
What's the best dessert in the Math Teacher's Café?
A slice of chocolate pi.
How many calories are there in that slice of chocolate pi?
What do you get when you cross geometry with McDonalds?
A plane cheeseburger.
What shape is usually waiting for you at Wendy's?
What do your eyes do when you see a tough geometry problem?
Pick a number 1 to 9, I plea,
Then multiply by 15,873.
And again times seven,
The product to leaven;
Your number will repeat six times — you’ll see.
Practice the Pythagorean Theorem
Can you figure this out???
Four pigs named Hal, Herb, Helga and Helena wore different colored jackets. Their jackets were red, blue, green and yellow. They also had different nicknames. Their nicknames were Snookums, Snortums, Tiny and Cuddles. Each of the pigs played a different sport. One liked bowling; one liked to pole vault; one liked to high jump; and one liked basketball. Based on the clues, match the pigs with their jacket colors, their nicknames and their favorite sport.
1. Helga and the pig in the red jacket played sports that did not use a ball.
2. Hal and the pig nicknamed Snortums played sports that did use a ball.
3. Herb did not pole vault or high jump.
4. The pig in the yellow jacket was nickednamed Tiny and enjoyed the high jump.
5. Cuddles wore a blue jacket and loved bowling.
ANSWER Helga yellow jacket, Tiny, high jump
Helena red jacket, Snookums, pole vault
Hal, blue jacket, Cuddles, bowling
Herb, green jacket, Snortums, basketball
WELCOME BACK! Class Representative Form
Intent to Run for Student Council Class Representative
Due Friday, September 12th, 2014
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September 2014 Important websites for homework help
Free online graphing calculator http://www.meta-calculator.com/online/
Pre Algebra students visit http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078738180/student_view0/ for homework help.
Algebra IA students visit http:http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/mac/mac01/course1/ for homework help.
6th Grade students visit //glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078738229/student_view0/ for homework help.
Class Rules, Procedures, and Grading
Respect, Responsibility and Follow Directions . In order to ensure a safe learning environment, we have to follow a classroom policy for the benefit of all.
1.)Our primary class rule is RESPECT . All students should have respect for their teacher, their classmates and themselves.
2.) All students are expected to come to class prepared with their textbook, a notebook, assignment pad, pencils with erasers, calculator and completed homework assignments.
3.)All students are required to bring their assignment pads to class daily and write down the homework assignments when they are given.
4.) Homework is given in Math to reinforce the skills that are taught, and each assignment will be posted on the eboard.
5.) Homework will be graded using the rubric.
If your child is not able to complete an assignment because they truly do not understand the concept, please send in a note.
6.) Homework missed due to absences will be made up in accordance with school policy as outlined in the school handbook.
7.)All math work must be done in pencil .
8.)All chapter tests will be reviewed for and announced. Quizzes may or may not be announced.
20% Chapter Projects / Class work
10% Current Events / Notebook
10% Class Participation
Patricia Hale, Seventh Grade and Middle School Math
Mrs. Hale's Credentials
Mathematics Major & Education Major
Georgian Court University, Lakewood, N. J.
Georgian Court University, Lakewood, N. J.
N. J. Certification - Mathematics K-12
N.J. Certification - Elementary K-8
Student Personnel Services
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN