Puzzle 19: River Crossing Puzzles
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Due to shortened class plus it is the class before Spring Break, we only solved River Crossing puzzles today.
Puzzle 19: River Crossing Puzzles Today we continued looking at solving onestep equations. Half the class was at the French concert; hence, we only did some practice on whiteboards.
No puzzle or numeracy task today. We went over solving onesteps equations today, in the form of ax=b, x/a = b, and a/x = b. We also went over the worksheet handed out last class.
Practice: Chapter 8.1 Page 302 # 613, 18, 19 No puzzle or numeracy task today. We started Chapter 8 today, which is about solving equations. Students worked on the whiteboards. Puzzle 56: Turn on the Lights
We went over the worksheet from last class as a review for Math 8 in preparation for our next chapter.
Puzzle 66: Fifteen We did a quick review before the quiz today.
Quiz 5 on Chapter 6 Linear Relations today. No puzzle or numeracy task. We finished looking at Chapter 6 today. We will have review next week before the quiz on Thursday.
Practice: Chapter 6.3 Page 239 # 5  8, 10, 11, 13 Puzzle 92: Removing Chips We covered Chapter 6.2 Interpreting Graphs today. Students are encouraged to review the material from the textbook.
Practice: Chapter 6.2 Page 226 # 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15 No puzzle or numeracy task today. We started Chapter 6 today and covered 6.1. Chapter 6 is a short chapter, and we will have a quiz on it soon (see announcements).
Announcements: Quiz 5 on Chapter 6 on Feb 27 Thurs Practice: Chapter 6.1 Page 217 # 5, 9, 10, 12 Puzzle 102: Long Division Problem We have Test 5 on Polynomials Multiplication and Division (Chapter 7) on today.
We went over the worksheet from last class and then started our review for the test next Tuesday.
Practice: See previous postings. No puzzle or numeracy task today. We continued to look at dividing polynomials by monomials today. Quiz 4 today on Monomials Multiplication and Division Practice: Chapter 7.3 Page 275 # 4, 6, 8, 11, 13 No puzzle or numeracy task today.
We went over the worksheets for 7.1 and 7.2 today. We started 7.3, dividing polynomials by monomials, but didn't really have time to get into it.
No puzzle or numeracy task today. We looked at more examples on multiplying polynomials by monomials today. (Whiteboard work) Announcements: Quiz 4 on Monomials Multiplication and Division on Feb 3 Mon Test 5 on Chapter 7 on Feb 11 Tues Practice; Chapter 7.2 Page 269 # 4, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 17 No puzzle or numeracy task today.
We looked at the distributive rule and how to multiply polynomials by monomials. Project rubric distributed. Puzzle 93: Order of Operations
We looked at dividing monomials today, using whiteboards. We looked at how to read the model and also work algebraically.
Practice: Chapter 7.1 Page 260 # 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 12, 15  18 No puzzle or numeracy task. We reviewed exponent laws for multiplying and the looked at multiplying monomials by monomials (using model and algebraically).
Announcements: Math Project due Feb 13 Thurs before midnight Numeracy Task 6: The Class Pet We have our Test 4 on Intro to Polynomials (Add and Subtract) Chapter 5 today.
Review in class: perimeter, add, subtract, models. Students are given a worksheet to complete in class after some whiteboard practice. Puzzle 91: How many 1's?
We review the polynomial chapter (Chapter 5) in preparation for the test next Tuesday. We went through the definitions again, reviewed add and subtraction, as well as modelling with algebra tiles.
Puzzle 90: Seed Numbers We looked at the answers to the last worksheet today and played some TedEd riddles.
Announcements: Test 3 on Polynomials on Jan 14th Tuesday Happy Holidays! We did a quick review and then have our quiz today. Students were given a worksheet to complete after the quiz. I cannot post this worksheet online, so please come by to pick one up.
Quiz 3 today on Polynomials No puzzle or numeracy task. 
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