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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

  1. Today we start class with another translate this bell work:
  2. Once done students worked on workbook page 38;
  3. Homework wb p. 37 was corrected;
  4. Lastly students worked on workbook pages 34 + 35, these are to be finished for homework!


Monday, October 15, 2018

  1. Translate This bell work :
  2. Algebraic expressions and brackets;
  3. Homework is workbook page 37.

TGIFriday, October 12, 2018

Today we start class by working on page 33, focusing on translating words to numbers & symbols.

Once done students worked on an ALGEBRA learning activity, reading various phrases/tasks and completing them. As 3 questions were completed students checked in with the teacher to ensure answers were correct!

Happy Friday, no homework for the weekend :)

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Today we started class by doing workbook page 32, working on translating phrases to numbers and symbols.

Today's math lesson covered up to slide 18.

Homework is to review notes.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Today we start class with a BEDMAS C4U.

Once done we continued with our 'INTRO TO ALGEBRA', we covered up to slide 12.

Last 10 minutes of class was spent reviewing the polygon test from last week.

Student should be getting this test signed and completing 1 or both word problems on page 2 for homework.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Today is a work session class all about INTEGERS, students worked on workbook pages 25+26+27+28+29 all math class.

Thursday, October 4, 2018


Once done students worked on workbook pages 22 + 23, to be finished for homework!

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Today we are doing POLYGON review all class in a learning activity called chunking!

The student will receive 1 question/word problem at a time, as they finish they check in with me to see if they have the correct solution!

There are 5 or 6 questions for them to work through.

If done all questions they will make sure their memory aid is ready for tomorrow's test on POLYGONS.

Tuesday, October 2nd 2018

Today we start class with a POLYGON CONSTRUCTION BELL WORK:

Construct 3 or more adjacent regular polygons with 5 or more sides and side lengths of 2 cm.

Find a & A for each polygon. See diagram below.

Once done students worked on workbook page 15, if not finished in class this is homework.

Students also received their C1 back, we reviewed it. It should be signed and returned to please.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Today is a work session class, students are working on the following:

  1. Solving the SOLARIUM bell work word problem, picture above;
  2. Then working on workbook pages 13 + 14, if not finished these pages are for homework.


Course outline and Term 1 overview are posted on my website.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email or call me at the school!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Today students have a C1 ASSESSMENT all class!

polygon term unscramble.doc

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Today we start class with a POLYGON TERMINOLOGY unscramble.

Once done students worked on page 12 in the workbook in preparation for tomorrow's C1 ASSESSMENT!

Monday, September 17, 2018

Today students start class by solving the following 4 BEDMAS questions:

  1. 3 + [(32/8) + (9 – 6)]
  2. 42 /4 x 2 + (7 – 6)
  3. (9 - 5)2 + 3 x (6 - 2)
  4. 33 + [43 - 70]

Once done, students worked on workbook pages 9 + 10 + 13, pages 8 + 9 were corrected in class. PAGE 10 is homework!

Friday, September 14, 2018

Today was a work session in math class.

Students worked on workbook pages 8+9 all class.

No homework for the weekend!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Today we continue to practice with our new area of a REGULAR POLYGON formula: A = P (a)/2

We also looked at how to find the APOTHEM in each regular polygon we draw so that we can find the area! There's a video in the "How-to" section on how to do this!

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Today we start class by adding to our memory aids polygon information, under the memory aid section of my website you will find polygon information.

Next we looked at the last few slides of the polygon powerpoint, we discussed perimeter and then how to find the AREA of a REGULAR POLYGON.

Students then worked in their workbook on pages 5 + 6, these are to be finished for homework tonight!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Today we start class with a POLYGON C4U.

Once done [20-25 minutes] students worked on workbook pages 4+5+6.

Once all C4U's were complete students constructed a regular decagon with a perimeter of 30 cm using a ruler and protractor.

Homework tonight is workbook page 4.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Today we start class with some formula bell work to remember what we learned last week:

  • We reviewed all formulas prior to individual work completion.

September 10 continued... once done correcting the bell work we reviewed the steps to draw regular polygons by creating a regular HEPTAGON WITH A PERIMETER OF 14 cm.

  • Using a ruler and protractor to construct.

Homework for Monday, September 10 is to contruct a NONAGON with a perimeter of 22.5 cm!

Friday, September 7, 2018

Today in math we start focusing on REGULAR POLYGONS, this is our focus for this unit. We start to learn how to construct regular polygons with a ruler and protractor, we will continue with this on Monday.

We covered slides 19 to 24 in class, no homework... it's the weekend, enjoy it!

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Today we continue to talk about diagonals, slides 13 to 18 were covered in class. Students filled the first 3 columns on workbook page 11 in with the new concepts discussed in class.

Homework is workbook page 3!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Today we continued discussing polygons, slides 6 to 13 were covered and page 2 in the workbook was homework!

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Today in math we begin our 1st unit, POLYGONS.

We cover slides 1 to 6.

Homework is to come up with the steps to solve the following question [just the steps, no solving].

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

  • Today in math we will be reviewing school and class expectations.
  • Here is a suggested list of supplies for grade 8 math:
  1. Pencils, pens for correcting, highlighters, erasers;
  2. Notebooks, 2 packages or 4 of the Hilroy style or similar notebooks;
  3. Binder with dividers [zipper one is recommended];
  4. Calculator [2-line display if possible];
  5. Geometry set;
  6. Graph paper;
  7. Page protector for memory aid.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Today in math students completed 1 or 2 "What do you remember?" handouts. These are for my use to check in on some of the skills learned last year... not for marks just for me! No homework tonight!