## Unit 1- Operations with Rational Numbers

## Click the green words for the PDF of today's lesson, notes, and homework.

**7/31/17:**Welcome to 7th grade math! Please bring your math supplies by Wednesday! Looking forward to a great year!

**8/2/17:**Today students learned about the number line, and created their own "number line of their life."

*Their homework is to finish their number line if they didn't already do so in class.*

**8/3/17:**Today students learned about absolute value and additive inverse. They practiced by drawing random blocks and creating their own problems.

*They have homework practicing this tonight.*

**8/4/17:**Today students learned how to add and subtract integers using integers chips. They used jerseys to demonstrate this live, and then chips at their desk.

**8/7/17:**Today students learned how to add and subtract integers using the number line. We then did practice problems with expo markers.

*They have homework practicing this tonight. Quiz on adding and subtracting integers Friday!*

**8/8/17:**Today students learned the rules, and how to use the T-Chart to add and subtract integers.

*They have homework practicing this tonight. Quiz Friday!*

**8/9/17:**Today students took the MI (math inventory) to get an estimate at what grade level they are currently performing at.

**8/10/17:**Today students completed a study guide for their

__quiz tomorrow__over adding and subtracting integers.

*They have a homework assignment tonight and need to study for the quiz!*They are able to use their notes tomorrow!

**8/14/17**: Today students practiced adding decimals by balancing a checkbook. Students learned to write checks, and keep up with their balance after paying bills!

*They have homework practicing this tonight.*

**8/15/17:**Today students continued practicing adding and subtracting decimals with negatives, as well as learned the rules for multiplying and dividing integers.

*They have a computation challenge assignment for homework which will be graded for accuracy!*

**8/23/17:**Today students learned how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions with integers. We will continue practicing this tomorrow. They have a homework assignment practicing this tonight. (Click here and scroll down for the homework!)

**8/28/17:**Today we did more practice with adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying fractions with integers. There will be a short quiz tomorrow. There is a homework assignment tonight.

**8/29/17 & 8/30/17**: Today students completed a mini fraction quiz. We then learned how to convert fractions into decimals.

*They have a few practice problems for homework tonight.*

**8/31/17:**

*Today students learned how to convert decimals into fractions. It is SO important they know their multiplication facts so they are able to simplify the fractions.*

*They have homework practicing this tonight. The UNIT 1 TEST is THURSDAY, SEP 7!*

**9/5/17:**Today students completed part 1 of their study guide for the TEST THURSDAY! They need to make sure they can complete the ** questions.

*They have a homework assignment tonight.*