## Friday, November 18, 2016

### Friday 11/18

Today we worked in MATHia.

I hope you enjoy your Thanksgiving break with your family and friends! When you return I will be on Leave. Please see the following links to keep an update on what is happening in 8th Grade Math :).

http://math8escher.blogspot.com/

http://math8rothe.blogspot.com/

http://math8-vazquez.blogspot.com/

## Thursday, November 17, 2016

### Thursday 11/17

## Wednesday, November 16, 2016

### Wednesday 11/16

Today we solved real world problems with the Pythagorean Theorem. Great job everyone!

Tomorrow we will be doing a fun activity outdoors. Don't forget to bring your math brain and have some fun!

Tomorrow we will be doing a fun activity outdoors. Don't forget to bring your math brain and have some fun!

**Homework:**Complete Pg. 334## Monday, November 14, 2016

### Monday 11/14

Since we've now wrapped up our main work with functions for the year, we put our new-found knowledge to the test with a practice CAASPP Functions test today. We'll go over your solutions later this week.

**Homework:**MATHia (You should be working in Right Triangles Module)## Saturday, November 12, 2016

### Thursday 11/10

We talked a bit about the Desmos Function Carnival activity a bit today, shared back some thinking, and then did a piecewise function activity (instead of Lesson 4.5). It was awesome!

**Homework:**Finish the piecewise function activity

## Wednesday, November 9, 2016

### Wednesday 11/9

Today we finished Lesson 4.3 and are now proficient with both the standard form and the slope-intercept form for linear equations, including converting from one form to the other.

**Homework:**Equations & Graph Review## Tuesday, November 8, 2016

### Tuesday 11/8

Today in my absence you worked on the awesome Function Carnival activity from Desmos!

Also, those that earned lower than a C on the Chapter 3 test are encouraged to study their work at home, learn from mistakes they made, and retake the test any day this week at lunch. You can improve your grade up to a 75% by showing you've mastered the skills on a retake.

*Period 1: BKZWK*

*Period 2: KYN7*

*Period 3: 9T9Q9*

*Period 4: EMZSX*

**Homework: Complete Function Carnival and MATHia**

Also, those that earned lower than a C on the Chapter 3 test are encouraged to study their work at home, learn from mistakes they made, and retake the test any day this week at lunch. You can improve your grade up to a 75% by showing you've mastered the skills on a retake.

### Monday 11/7

I was at a math meeting all day today, but in my absence you worked in MATHia X.

The deadline for the Functions and Linear Models module is Friday at midnight. Have you completed the module yet? If not, do you have a plan in place to get it done this week?

Remember, there's no school on Friday - use that to your advantage if needed!

**Homework:**MATHia practice (whatever it takes to meet your goals)

## Thursday, November 3, 2016

### Thursday 11/3

Today we worked with equations written in standard form in the first half of Lesson 4.3. More on this next week.

**Homework:**Textbook page 240 (#6a); Don't forget to use what you learned on #1-4 to help you!

## Wednesday, November 2, 2016

### Wednesday 11/2

Today in class we worked on Problem 2 worksheet to determine . . . will he catch him?

Here is the correct solutions for #4 on your worksheet (in slope-intercept form):

You'll need #4 to be correct in order to successfully complete the rest of the assignment.

**y = 4/5x - 8 or y=.8x -8**

You'll need #4 to be correct in order to successfully complete the rest of the assignment.

**Homework:**Page 236. Problem 1 part 1.## Tuesday, November 1, 2016

### Tuesday 11/1

We jumped into Chapter 4 today with Lesson 4.1 in class. We did problem 1 in groups and went over solutions together in class today.

Your homework is to complete Problem 1. Tomorrow we will be taking a look at Willie's friend Kevin to see if Willie will catch him.

Your homework is to complete Problem 1. Tomorrow we will be taking a look at Willie's friend Kevin to see if Willie will catch him.

**Homework:**Period's 2, 4, 6, 1: Complete 4.1 Problem # 1 Page 218-221 Period 3: Finish the Problem 2 worksheet

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