6th Grade College Prep Math
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Friday, May 31
Classwork: Inequalities
Homework: graphing worksheet
Thursday, May 30
Classwork: Inequalities
Homework:
2nd hour  worksheets 124 Reteach and 124 Practice B
3rd hour  factoring worksheet
6th hour  worksheets 124 Reteach, 124 Practice B and graphing worksheet
Wednesday, May 29
Classwork: Factoring
Homework: worksheet
Tuesday, May 28
Classwork: NWEA Test
Homework: none
Friday, May 24
Classwork: NWEA Test; Also collected Statistics Test Corrections
Homework: none
Thursday, May 23
Classwork: Review for NWEA Test
Homework: Algebra Packet Page 4 (labeled Practice C). Statistics Test Corrections due tomorrow (Friday).
Wednesday, May 22
Classwork: Review of Distributive Property
Homework: Algebra Packet Pages 2 and 3, and correct your Statistics Test (all corrections must be on a separate sheet of paper)
Tuesday, May 21
Classwork: Algebra  Combining Like Terms and the Distributive Property
Homework: Algebra Packet Page 1, #1315 and #1939
Monday, May 20
Classwork: Finished Statistics Test; Began Algebra review
Homework: Algebra Packet Page 1, #112
Friday, May 17
Classwork: Statistics Test
Homework: none
Thursday, May 16
Classwork: Practice problems
Homework: Finish Study Guide and study for the test!!!
Wednesday, May 15
Classwork: Choosing the best measure of central tendency; last two pages of the Statistics packet
Homework: Study Guide and Holt pg. 304 #2 and 3, and pg. 316 #58
Tuesday, May 14
Classwork: Histograms Day 2  worksheet and then Holt pg. 316 #24 and #68
Homework: Finish the Histogram packet (65 Practice C and the Histogram worksheet)
Monday, May 13
Classwork: Histograms (notes from the board and practice problems)
Homework: worksheet
Friday, May 10
Classwork: Scatter Plot Practice  Packet pages labeled 97 Reteach and 97 Practice A
Homework: Statistics Packet  Plotting Points (2 pages)
Thursday, May 9
Classwork: Scatter Plots
Homework: Statistics Packet  page labeled 79 Reteach
Wednesday, May 8
Classwork: Measures of Variability and BoxandWhisker Plots (book assignment)
Homework: Statistics Packet  pages labeled 75 Reteach and 75 Practice C
Tuesday, May 7 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Review of Measures of Central Tendency and Measures of Variability, Day Two
Homework: Statistics Packet  pages labeled 63 Reteach (1 page) and 72 Reteach (2 pages). Also another worksheet labeled 94 Practice A and Practice C. The additional worksheet is not in your packet.
Monday, May 6
Classwork: Measures of Variability
Homework: Statistics Packet  pages labeled 94 Reteach and 94 Practice B
Friday, May 3
Classwork: Line Plots
Homework: Pages 3, 5, and 6 in the Statistics Packet (Labeled 65 Reteach and Lesson 5.4 Line Plots respectively. Only do the first page of the 65 Reteach, the one with the playing cards on the top of it.)
Thursday, May 2
Classwork: Sampling Methods and Surveying Populations
Homework: Statistics Packet pages 1 and 2 (Labeled 91 Reteach and 91 Practice A, respectively)  Sorry, this Packet cannot be uploaded to the website. See Mrs. Allan for a copy.
Wednesday, May 1
Classwork: Mean, Median, Mode and Range review
Homework: Holt pg. 301 #915
Tuesday, April 30
Classwork: Mean, Median and Mode practice
Homework: Measures of Central Tendency Packet
Monday, April 29
Classwork: Mean, Median and Mode practice
Homework: Review packet
Friday, April 26
Classwork: Mean, Median, Mode practice
Homework: Holt pg. 300 #18
Thursday, April 25
Classwork: Measurement Test
Homework: none
Wednesday, April 24
Classwork: Review for tomorrow's test
Homework: Study!!!! Do practice problems from the book and your homework to prepare for the test.
Tuesday, April 23
same as Monday, April 22, for the group that went on yesterday's field trip. All classwork and homework will be checked on Wednesday when all students are back in class.
Monday, April 22
Classwork: Review for Thursday's test. Holt pg. 590 #27, pg. 591 #89, pg. 592 #17, 18, 20, 23, 24 and pg. 593 #5, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17 and 18
Homework: Study Guide for Thursday's test
Friday, April 19
Classwork: Graphing Polygons Part 2
Homework: worksheet packet
Thursday, April 18
Classwork: Graphing Polygons Part 1
Homework: worksheet packet
Wednesday, April 17
Classwork: Volume practice  Holt pg. 574 #13, 710, 1416 and 1819
Homework: worksheet (skip #710 on Practice A and #79 on Practice B)
Tuesday, April 16
Classwork: Volume Lab
Homework: finish Volume Lab and Surface Area practice worksheet #1316
Monday, April 15
Classwork: Surface Area, continued
Homework: Surface Area practice worksheet #112
Thursday, April 11
Classwork: Surface Area, continued
Homework: Surface Area worksheet (Due to some of the measurements being written in on this worksheet, I do not have an electronic copy. Email me if you need one.)
Wednesday, April 10
Classwork: Review of Surface Area (Cubes, Prisms, and Pyramids)
Homework: worksheet
Tuesday, April 9
Classwork: Surface Area of Cubes, Rectangular Prisms and Triangular Prisms using nets
Homework: worksheet
Monday, April 8
Classwork: Review of Area and introduction to Surface Area Concepts
Homework: Review Packet
Thursday, March 28
Game Day, no homework. Enjoy your break!
Wednesday, March 27
Classwork: Area of trapezoids, part 2
Homework: Holt pg. 548 #57 and #1316
Tuesday, March 26
Classwork: Area of parallelograms, triangles and trapezoids  pg. 548 #13 and #812
Homework: worksheet
Monday, March 25 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Area of quadrilaterals and triangles
Homework: none
Friday, March 22
Classwork: Ratios, Rates and Measurement Test
Homework: none
Thursday, March 21 (posted in advance)
Classwork: worksheets on conversions (worksheet 1 and worksheet 2)
Homework: Finish classwork
Wednesday, March 20
Classwork: Proportion Word Problems
Homework: Study Guide for Friday's Test
Tuesday, March 19
Classwork: Ratios and Rates (graphing with tables)
Homework: Review worksheet for Friday's test (sorry, cannot post this online)
Monday, March 18
Classwork: Conversions within metric measurements (using ratios)
Homework: pg. 502 #122 (#15 were done in class). Show all work, using ratios to solve all problems as demonstrated in class!!!
Friday, March 15
Classwork: Conversions within customary measurements (using ratios)
Homework: pg. 498 #712 and #1419. Show all work, using ratios to solve all problems as demonstrated in class!!!
Thursday, March 14
Happy Pi Day!!!
Classwork: Distance, rate and time problems
Homework: worksheet (Show all work on a separate sheet of paper. May use a calculator.)
Wednesday, March 13
Classwork: Solving Percent problems using ratios
Homework: worksheet
Tuesday, March 12
Classwork: Unit Rate Problems (MATHO game)
Homework: worksheet
Monday, March 11
Classwork: Solving Proportions
Homework: worksheet Friday, March 8
Classwork: Unit Rate Practice and Graphing Ratios
Homework: worksheet packet
Thursday, March 7
Classwork: Ratio tables. Practice problems in Holt pg. 358 #122.
Homework: worksheet
Wednesday, March 6
Classwork: Unit Rates and Best Buy problems
Homework: worksheet
Tuesday, March 5
Classwork: Introduction to Ratios and Rates
Homework: worksheet
Monday, March 4
Classwork: Quiz on Integer Concepts
Homework: none
Friday, March 1
Classwork: Practice Problems for Monday's quiz
Homework: study for quiz
Thursday, February 28
Classwork: Graphing and Absolute Value practice
Homework: Study Guide for Monday's quiz
Wednesday, February 27
Snow Day
Tuesday, February 26
No Class due to field trip
Monday, February 25
Classwork: Integer practice with Absolute Value (#138 only)
Homework: worksheet
Friday, February 15
Classwork: Graphing Game
Homework: Graphing exercise  due Monday, February 25. Choose either the cartoon drawing or the Hunger Games drawing
Thursday, February 14
Classwork: Problem 2.5 in Accentuate the Negative
Homework: Graphing exercise
Wednesday, February 13
Classwork: Coordinate Graphing Practice
Homework: worksheet
Tuesday, February 12
Classwork: Coordinate Graphing Practice
Homework: worksheet (all work on a separate sheet of paper) and Quiz Corrections (also on a separate sheet of paper)
Monday, February 11
Classwork: Finished NWEA Testing
Homework: worksheet (doublesided), may write answers on the actual worksheet.
Friday, February 8  Snow Day
Thursday, February 7
NWEA testing  no classwork or homework
Wednesday, February 6
Classwork: Began Integers Unit
Homework: worksheet
Tuesday, February 5
Classwork: Fraction Story Problem Quiz (and binder cleanout, and turned in Bits 2 book.)
Homework: none
Monday, February 4
Classwork: Practice problems for tomorrow's quiz (out of the Holt book)
Homework: Bits book pg. 50 Parts A and B, pg. 51 Parts A and B, and pgs. 5253 Parts A and B, all problems. Also BRING A POCKET FOLDER for binder cleanout tomorrow.
Friday, February 1
Classwork: Practice problems for Tuesday's quiz
Homework: Study Guide Packet #1122
Thursday, January 31
Classwork: Holt pgs. 272273 #42, 43 52, and 66 and pgs 282284 #15, 22, 36, 43 and 50.
Homework: Study Guide Packet #110
Wednesday, January 30
Classwork: Problem 3.3 on page 36 and 37, Parts AD
Homework: Bits 2 book: pg. 41 #69; pg. 42 #1213; and pg. 43 #1720
Tuesday, January 29
Classwork: Received new textbook (Bits and Pieces 2), completed Problem 2.2 on pg. 20
Homework: Bits 2 (new textbook) pg. 25 #26
Monday, January 28
Snow Day
Thursday, January 24
Classwork: Decimal and Fraction Progress Test
Homework: none
Wednesday, January 23
Classwork: Decimal Review  finish Review Packet all questions (see Tuesday for link)
Homework: Holt pg. 153 #2126 and #5158 and pg. 154 #5962 and 6467
Tuesday, January 22
Classwork: Decimal Review
Homework: Review Packet #14, 912 and 1720
Friday, January 18
Classwork: Reviewed test and prepped for Thursday's Decimal/Fraction Progress Test
Homework: Correct your test ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER and finish the book assignment: pg. 285 #1, 2, 512, 1631, 3439
Thursday, January 17
Classwork: Fraction Operations Test
Homework: None
Wednesday, January 16
Classwork: Review for Thursday's test
Homework: Study Guide for Chapter 5  Holt pgs. 282284 #158 (skip #7 and #8)
AND check your answers in the back of the book!!!
Extra Credit due tomorrow (see below for link).
Tuesday, January 15
Classwork: Review Problems for Thursday's test
Homework: Study Guide (Also passed out answer key and list of questions for the test.)
Extra Credit Opportunity  due Thursday!!!
Monday, January 14
Classwork: Review worksheet on fraction operations (good practice for Thursday's test!) Also passed out Fraction flow chart (for your reference.)
Homework: Fraction equations worksheet
Friday, January 11
Classwork: Fraction Equations, continued. Holt pg. 276 #113
Homework: worksheet (BACK SIDE ONLY) All work on a separate sheet of paper!!!
Thursday, January 10
Classwork: Fraction Equations
Homework: worksheet (FRONT SIDE ONLY for those of you who received it in class.) All work on a separate sheet of paper!!!
Wednesday, January 9
Classwork: Review of fraction division and Holt pg. 272 #135
Homework: worksheet (BACK SIDE ONLY of the worksheet you received yesterday)
Tuesday, January 8
Classwork: Finish Labsheet and discuss fraction division algorithm
Homework: worksheet (FRONT SIDE ONLY for those of you who received it in class.)
Monday, January 7
Classwork: Discussion of fraction division
Homework: Labsheet 4.4 (Parts 1, 2, and 3 ONLY)
Friday, January 4
Classwork: Exploratory lesson in fraction division
Homework: Worksheet (back side of worksheet you received on Thursday)
Thursday, January 3
Classwork: Multiplying fractions practice problems pg. 256 #13, 30 and 49 and pg. 262 #33 and 34
Homework: Crosssimplifying worksheet and division worksheet (front side only if you received it in class)
Friday, December 21
Classwork: Multiplying fractions with crosssimplifying
Homework: Review packet (Due Jan 3rd, the first day back to school)
Enjoy Winter Break!!!
Thursday, December 20
Classwork: Multiplying fractions
Homework: worksheet (back side only, of the same worksheet you received Tuesday!) Wednesday, December 19
No class due to International Taste Festival
Tuesday, December 18 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Holt pg. 252 #325 (show all work!)
Homework: worksheet (front side only)
Monday, December 17
Classwork: Addition and Subtraction equations with fractions
Homework: pg. 250 #823
Friday, December 14
Classwork: Subtracting Fractions continued  practice problems pg 246 #115
Homework: pg. 246 #1625
Thursday, December 13
Classwork: Subtracting Fractions (with regrouping)
Homework: Holt pg. 236 #823 and pg. 240 #614
Wednesday, December 12
Classwork: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Homework: Holt pg. 236 #17 and pg. 240 #14
Tuesday, December 11
Classwork: Adding and Subtracting Fractions; Friday's test was handed back
Homework: Holt pg. 204 #25 and #1927 and Correct your test in pen!!!
Monday, December 10
Classwork: Least Common Multiple
Homework: worksheet
Friday, December 7
Classwork: Fraction Concepts Test
Homework: none
Thursday, December 6
Classwork: Review problems from book (pg. 200 #3542)
Homework: Holt pg. 210 #19 and Study for the TEST!!!!
Suggested Practice Problems:
pgs 216218 #125, 3559 (all answers listed in back of book)
pg. 219 #13 and 728 (no answers listed in back of book)
pgs. 720721 #112 and 1755 (odd numbered answers listed in back of book)
As discussed in class, I recommend that you do a few from each section and check your answers to see which areas need more work, then focus on those. Make sure you memorize your fractiondecimal equivalency chart!!!
Wednesday, December 5 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Comparing and Ordering Fractions. Practice problems: Holt pg. 200 #69 and 1926
Homework: Study Guide for Friday's test
Tuesday, December 4
Classwork: Converting mixed fractions to improper and vice versa. Practice problems: Holt pg. 194 #123 odd
Homework: worksheet
Monday, December 3
Classwork: Equivalent fractions
Homework: worksheet (back side only, front side will not upload)
Friday, November 30
Classwork: Converting decimals/fractions, part 2. Received equivalency chart to begin memorizing.
Homework: Holt pg. 183 #911 and 2833
Thursday, November 29
Classwork: Converting decimals to fractions and fractions to decimals
Homework: Holt pg. 183 #18 and 1227
Wednesday, November 28
Classwork: Greatest Common Factor
Homework: Holt pg. 175 #827
Tuesday, November 27
Classwork: Factoring practice in Holt  pg. 171 #14 and 916 (this is additional homework if you didn't finish)
Homework: worksheet on divisibility
Monday, November 26
Classwork: Went over Decimals Test; Rules of Divisibility
Homework: Holt pg. 166 #132 (refer to Rules of Divisibility on pg. 164)
Tuesday, November 20 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Decimals Test
Homework: none! enjoy Thanksgiving break
Monday, November 19 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Review for Test  Holt pg. 122 #425 and pg. 148 #725
Homework: Study for the Test!!!! Do practice problems out of the book!!! (This is optional, but highly recommended.) Suggested problems include, but are not limited to, the following:
Chapter Test pg. 155 in Holt
Extra Practice pages 718 and 719 in Holt
Chapter 3 Online Interactive Practice Quiz (get to this from http://my.hrw.com)
Redo any problems you got wrong on the study guide or homework assignments
***Keep in mind that we did not cover Lesson 4 in Chapter 3 (on scientific notation) so skip that section!
Friday, November 16
Classwork: Review for Tuesday's Test
Homework: Study Guide for Tuesday's Test
Thursday, November 15
Classwork: Decimal Expressions worksheet
Homework: Holt pg. 154 #5975  Show all work!!
Wednesday, November 14
Classwork: Decimal Equations
Homework: Holt pg. 146 #17 and 917. Students must show all work for solving the equations! Students may use a calculator when they do the "Check" for each problem.
Tuesday, November 13
Classwork: Review of decimal operations
Homework: Holt page 152 #1020, page 153 #2132 and #5158
Monday, November 12
Classwork: Dividing Decimals continued
Homework: Holt pgs. 142 and 143, #16 and also #9
Friday, November 9
Classwork: Dividing Decimals
Homework: Holt pg. 139 #120
Thursday, November 8
Classwork: Multiplying and Dividing Decimals
Homework: Holt pg. 136 #1025
Wednesday, November 7
Classwork: Multiplying decimals Homework: Holt pg. 132 #120 all Monday, November 5 Classwork: Decimal addition and subtraction practice
Homework: Holt pg. 120 #14 and #2235 all (show all work!)
Friday, November 2
Classwork: Went over quizzes
Homework: quiz corrections and decimal addition/subtraction worksheet (estimate all answers first, and show all work on a separate sheet of paper!)
Thursday, November 1
Classwork: Adding and Subtracting Decimals practice
Homework: worksheet
Wednesday, October 31
Classwork: Adding and Subtracting Decimals; binder cleanout
Homework: Holt pg. 120 #521 odd numbered problems only
Tuesday, October 30
Classwork: Finished Friday's quiz and began ordering and comparing decimals
Homework: Holt pg. 110 #68, 1416, and 2537 and bring a pocket folder for binder clean out tomorrow!!
Monday, October 29 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Took PreTest on Decimals and Fractions (not for a grade)
Homework: none
Friday, October 26
Classwork: Checked homework and took the Quiz on graphing
Homework: none
Thursday, October 25
Classwork: Completed vocab definitions and Problem 2.3 on page 34
Homework: Skill page worksheet and study for the quiz! Bring in your blue book tomorrow.
Wednesday, October 24
Classwork: Worked on study guide for Friday's quiz
Homework: Finish Study Guide
Tuesday, October 23
Classwork: Finished Problem 2.1 and began the homework
Homework: Problem 2.1 Homework Packet
Monday, October 22
Classwork: Began Problem 2.1 (Part A only)
Homework: finish your graph
Friday, October 19
Classwork: Problem 1.4
Homework: pgs 20 and 21 #7, 8 and 9
Thursday, October 18
Classwork: Finished Problem 1.3 in the new book Homework: pg. 15 #1 and pg. 17 #4 (make graphs and answer questions)  in the new book Wednesday, October 17 Classwork: Turned in test corrections; worked on Investigation 1.3 Part A
Homework: Investigation 1.3 Parts B, #1 and #2 only (pg. 10 in your new book)
Tuesday, October 16
Classwork: Passed out tests from Friday
Homework: Test corrections (On a separate sheet of paper)
Monday, October 15
Classwork: Binder CleanOut, Investigation 1.1 in the new Variables and Patterns book
Homework: Make a graph of your Jumping Jacks data
Friday, October 12
Classwork: Chapter 2 Test
Homework: Bring in a pocket folder for binder cleanout on Monday. You should have purchased 6 pocket folders to use throughout the year.
Thursday, October 11
No Class due to MEAP schedule
(Except 6th hour, which completed their assignment in class, so no homework.)
Keep studying for Friday's test!!!!
Wednesday, October 10
Classwork: Corrected homework
Homework: worksheet and start studying for Friday's test!!!
Tuesday, October 9
Classwork: Corrected Monday's classwork; started on homework
Monday, October 8
Classwork: Went over vocabulary for algebra unit; practice problems in class (#121)
Homework: Study vocabulary for Friday's test!
Friday, October 5
Classwork: Multiplication and Division Equations, part 2
Homework: worksheet (doublesided, show all work on a separate sheet of paper)
Thursday, October 4
Classwork: Multiplication and Division Equations
Homework: worksheet (doublesided, show all work on a separate sheet of paper)
Wednesday, October 3
Classwork: Addition and Subtraction Equations, Part 2
Homework: Holt pg. 76 #1829 (all problems) and pg. 80 #1627 (all problems)
Tuesday, October 2
Classwork: Addition and Subtraction Equations
Homework: Holt pg. 76 #117 (odd numbers only) and pg. 79 #115 (odd numbers only)
Monday, October 1
Classwork: Equations and their solutions  practice problems in class
Homework: worksheet (doublesided  show all work on a separate sheet of paper!!!)
Friday, September 28
Classwork: Translating between words and expressions
Homework: Holt book (that's the big orange book) pg. 60 #135
Read the directions carefully!!!!!
Thursday, September 27 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Algebra unit, Chapter 2, Lesson 1
Homework: worksheet
Wednesday, September 26 (posted in advance)
Classwork: Went over Friday's quiz, began algebra unit
Homework: none (due to the Jewish holiday)
Tuesday, September 25 (posted in advance)
Classwork: MEAP Review (MEAP packets collected)
Homework: none (due to the Jewish holiday)
Monday, September 24
Classwork: MEAP Review
Homework: MEAP Packet #3161 (Due to State of Michigan guidelines regarding MEAP testing, this packet cannot be uploaded to the website.)
Friday, September 21
Classwork: Quiz on Whole Number Operations and Order of Operations
Homework: MEAP Packet #130 (Due to State of Michigan guidelines regarding MEAP testing, this packet cannot be uploaded to the website.)
Thursday, September 20
Classwork: Review for quiz
Homework: Mental math worksheets
Wednesday, September 19
Classwork: Properties and Mental Math
Homework: review worksheet for Friday's quiz
Tuesday, September 18
Classwork: Order of Operations, Day Two
Homework: worksheet (Practice B only)
Monday, September 17
No homework due to NWEA Testing (and Rosh Hashanah)
Friday, September 14
No Homework due to NWEA Testing
Thursday, September 13
2nd hour: No Homework due to NWEA Testing
Classwork: Review of Order of Operations
Homework: worksheet (Practice A only)
Wednesday, September 12
Classwork: Review of Exponents  Holt pg. 16 #131 (skip #12)
Homework: worksheet (and finish classwork if necessary)
Tuesday, September 11
Classwork: Review of long division (worksheet)
Homework: Division homework worksheet #2
Monday, September 10
Classwork: Review of long division
Homework: Division homework worksheet #1
Friday, September 7
Classwork: Reviewed whole number multiplication (traditional method, NOT lattice)
Homework: Multiplication worksheet (must show all work, traditional method only)
Extra Credit Opportunity!!! If you play "Penguin Jump" for 30 minutes, and bring in a note from your parents that you did so, you will earn 2 extra credit points. Due Monday.
Thursday, September 6
Classwork: Reviewed whole number subtraction
Homework: Subtraction worksheet
Wednesday, September 5
Classwork: Passed out textbooks, organized binders
Homework: Textbook Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, September 4:
Have your parents sign your Policies and Procedures handout and bring your supplies for binder setup!
