Wednesday, October 17th
Today students finished their Order of Operation notes from Friday. Then, students worked through a selfpaced Nearpod. The code for the selfpaced Nearpod is > YERCW . Tomorrow we'll continue working through the Order of Operations.
Friday, October 12th
Today we continued practicing with Exponents and then we moved on to reviewing our current understanding of the Order of Operations. Next week we'll continue working through the order of operations.
Thursday, October 11th
Today we began learning all about exponents. We refreshed our memory from Elementary school with a quick warm up of 2 to the power of 3. Then, students watched a fun Flocabulary Exponents video that had a catchy tune. Afterwards, we worked through some Doodle Notes together. Students LOVED the doodle notes.
Wednesday, October 10th
Today class was split into 3 groups.
Group 1 > Students who had to take a retake of the Coordinate Plane Quiz
Group 2 > Students who owe work from the 1st 9 weeks (Today was the deadline)
Group 3 > Students who created their own city on a coordinate plane using their knowledge of points, reflections, and quadrants.
Group 1 > Students who had to take a retake of the Coordinate Plane Quiz
Group 2 > Students who owe work from the 1st 9 weeks (Today was the deadline)
Group 3 > Students who created their own city on a coordinate plane using their knowledge of points, reflections, and quadrants.
Tuesday, October 9th
Today students worked through a USATestPrep Coordinate Plane assignment.
Monday, October 8th
Today we continued working with distance and reflections in the coordinate plane. Students worked with a partner on an activity packet.
Friday, October 5th
Today we continued reflecting points in the coordinate plane.
6th & 7th period got to participate in a partner Fortnite Coordinate Plane activity.
5th Period will get to do the activity on Monday.
6th & 7th period got to participate in a partner Fortnite Coordinate Plane activity.
5th Period will get to do the activity on Monday.
Thursday, October 4th
Today we reviewed distance and polygon's in the coordinate plane and then moved on to learning all about reflections.
We took notes over reflections in the coordinate plane.
We took notes over reflections in the coordinate plane.
Wednesday, October 3rd
Today students took their 2nd notebook check.
Then, we continued working on distance and polygon's in the coordinate plane.
Students finished notes and completed a partner activity.
Then, we continued working on distance and polygon's in the coordinate plane.
Students finished notes and completed a partner activity.
Tuesday, October 2nd
Today students got 6 minutes of class time to work on their Character graphs (maple leaf OR Mickey Mouse). In 6th & 7th period, students were given the option to buy (3 rebel passes) an additional character graph to complete within one week for a maximum of 10 points extra credit.
Then, students learned how to find distance between two points.
Then, students learned how to find distance between two points.
Monday, October 1st
Today students received their weekly homework sheet.
Then, we reviewed graphing in the coordinate plane from Friday. Students finished their activity with finding others that had ordered pairs that fit certain criteria. Then, students received their Character graph. Some received a Maple Leaf and others received a Mickey Mouse graph.
Character Graphs are due on Monday, October 8th, 2018. We continue working on them a little bit in class each day.
Then, we reviewed graphing in the coordinate plane from Friday. Students finished their activity with finding others that had ordered pairs that fit certain criteria. Then, students received their Character graph. Some received a Maple Leaf and others received a Mickey Mouse graph.
Character Graphs are due on Monday, October 8th, 2018. We continue working on them a little bit in class each day.
Friday, September 28th
Today students finished their coordinate plane foldable and learned how to graph ordered pairs in all four quadrants. We also did a class activity that involved them trying to find people in the room with certain ordered pairs.
We'll continue working with graphing ordered pairs on Monday.
We'll continue working with graphing ordered pairs on Monday.
Thursday, September 27th
Today students took a quiz over our second Unit...Integer's. This is really the easiest quiz we have in 6th grade math. There isn't a single calculation involved.
After the quiz, students were able to work on items they owed me and correct a few things.
Then, once everyone was finished we began discussing the Coordinate Plane and all 4 quadrants.
After the quiz, students were able to work on items they owed me and correct a few things.
Then, once everyone was finished we began discussing the Coordinate Plane and all 4 quadrants.
Wednesday, September 26th
Today we reviewed Absolute value from yesterday. Then, students competed in a friendly game of Integer Review using Quizizz. If you'd like to work through the review problems again at home you can visit... > join.quizizz.com and type the code: 011406
This quiz will be live for 1 day!
This quiz will be live for 1 day!
Tuesday, September 25th
Today I had to be absent for a doctors appointment. Students learned all about Absolute Value with Mr. Denton.
See notes below. You can also watch the video!
See notes below. You can also watch the video!
Monday, September 24th
Today students received their homework sheets. Then, we quickly reviewed rational numbers from last week. Afterwards, we learned how to compare and order rational numbers.
Friday, September 21st
Today students continued learning about Rational Numbers. They located them on a number line. We really focused on fractional numbers and decimals. Students then received a number of their own and had to create a human number line with everyone in the class. This was actually hilarious!! However, they managed to do a phenomenal job!
5th period put themselves in order in under 4 minutes
6th period put themselves in order in under 2 minutes
7th period put themselves in order in under 1 minute!!! WOW!!!
5th period put themselves in order in under 4 minutes
6th period put themselves in order in under 2 minutes
7th period put themselves in order in under 1 minute!!! WOW!!!
Thursday, September 20th
Today we finished our Integers in the real world & their opposites lesson from yesterday. Then, we reviewed the NUMBER LINE. Students glued a number line in their notebooks and we labeled a few things on the line. Then, we learned a little bit about Rational numbers.
Wednesday, September 19th
Today students began their second UNIT!!! YAY!!!
They learned all about integers in the real world and their opposites!
We began a Nearpod lesson that goes along with our notes. We'll finish tomorrow.
They learned all about integers in the real world and their opposites!
We began a Nearpod lesson that goes along with our notes. We'll finish tomorrow.
Tuesday, September 18th
Today we used the first 510 minutes of class to review our study guide and answer student questions about the test. Then, students used the remainder of class time to complete their Unit Test!!!
Monday, September 17th
Today students worked through their study guides with a partner. Then, we went over all the answers in class.
Friday, September 14th
Today we finished our word problems from yesterday and then students received their study guides for Tuesday's test.
Thursday, September 13th
Today students checked their division problems from last night in class. Then, they began to learn how to solve division of fraction problems with real life applications.
Weekly homework sheet is due tomorrow.
Weekly homework sheet is due tomorrow.
Wednesday, September 12th
Today students reviewed Keep, Change, Flip from yesterday. We finished our notes from yesterday by working a REALLY complicated mixed number divided by another mixed number. This is the first set of problems students have had to work through with multiple steps involved.
Then, students practiced what we've learned by working in small group or with a partner.
Homework: Students are to complete 5 additional problems on the back side of the practice sheet.
Then, students practiced what we've learned by working in small group or with a partner.
Homework: Students are to complete 5 additional problems on the back side of the practice sheet.
Tuesday, September 11th
Today we recapped dividing with fractional models. Then, students learned the best method of all...KEEP CHANGE FLIP! We simply multiply by the reciprocal!
I also announced that it's our goal to have our first Unit test this Friday. I'm not sure if we'll meet the goal, but we're going to give it our best shot!
I also announced that it's our goal to have our first Unit test this Friday. I'm not sure if we'll meet the goal, but we're going to give it our best shot!
Monday, September 10th
Today students received their weekly homework sheet. I would just like to say how proud I am of all my students that have been turning theirs in each Friday and haven't turned in any late assignments. Good Job!!!
Today students learned how to divide fractions using models. We tried something new today...a LIVE Nearpod lesson.
Then, we glued a copy of slotted notes on Dividing fractions with models into our notebooks.
Today students learned how to divide fractions using models. We tried something new today...a LIVE Nearpod lesson.
Then, we glued a copy of slotted notes on Dividing fractions with models into our notebooks.
Friday, September 7th
Today we graded the weekly homework sheets in class. Then, students took a notes test (basically a free 100%). Then, they had class time to work on any corrections or turn in missing assignments for me.
Thursday, September 6th
Today students reviewed concepts of multiplying fractions from yesterday. They worked independently to show what they'd learned from yesterday's lesson by completing an inclass practice sheet. Then, in a few classes they got to solve challenging problems posted around the room.
Wednesday, September 5th
Today students reviewed tonight's column of homework problems. Then, we reviewed how to multiply fractions from elementary school. Not surprising but several students had forgotten how to multiply fractions and how to simplify in the end. We took notes today and will practice tomorrow.


Tuesday, September 4th
Today students received their week 5 homework sheet. Then, we reviewed changing mixed numbers into improper fractions from last Thursday. They rewatched the Shmoop video below. Then, we took notes to better our understanding.
Students also received a practice sheet that we'll finish tomorrow in class and then begin on multiplying fractions.
Students also received a practice sheet that we'll finish tomorrow in class and then begin on multiplying fractions.
Thursday, August 30th
Today we reviewed how to change mixed numbers to improper fractions. Students will need to recall this from elementary school in order to multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers.
We played a game called "Mixed up Kings". 

Wednesday, August 29th
Today we quickly reviewed tonight's column of homework problems. Then, students took their quiz over Decimals.
Tomorrow we'll move on to reviewing converting Mixed numbers to improper fractions.
Tomorrow we'll move on to reviewing converting Mixed numbers to improper fractions.
Tuesday, August 28th
5th Period:
Today students reviewed dividing with decimals. Then, they worked with a randomly assigned partner to solve decimal problems all over the room. Afterwards, students were able to check their work using the answer key. Quiz over decimals is tomorrow! Study your decimal notes! 
6th & 7th Period:
Today students learned how to solve decimals in the real world by working through word problems that applied to real life situations. Then, we cut/paste the notes into our notebook. Afterwards, students worked with a partner to solve decimal operation problems posted around the room. These problems were designed to be a review for their Quiz tomorrow over decimals. 
Monday, August 27th
5th Period:
Today students received their weekly homework sheet. Then, we reviewed long division. However, today we added in dividing with decimals! 
6th & 7th periods:
Today was CRAZY!! We had an AntiBullying speaker at 1:30 so 6th & 7th periods were cut super duper short. Students received their weekly homework sheet. Then, I gave them about 5 good minutes of class time to set up and begin working through Monday's column of problems. Then, students received a Decimals in the real world sheet that we'll work on tomorrow! 
Friday, August 24th
5th period:
Today we graded our weekly homework sheet. Then, students took notes over Long division! They did such a great job dividing!!! I also told them they would have a quiz over decimals next Wednesday. They need to study the notes in their notebooks. 
6th Period:
Today we graded our weekly homework sheet. Then, students practiced what they've learned about dividing with a fun game of Trasketball!! Way to go Team A!!! 
7th Period:
Today we graded our weekly homework sheet. I was extremely disappointed that several students did NOT have theirs in class. Then, we finished our notes over dividing with decimals. See photo from yesterday's post. 
Thursday, August 23rd
5th Period:
Today we reviewed Thursday night's column of homework problems. Then, students worked 4 multiplying decimals problems on the white board. The problems were a simple review from yesterday's lesson. Then, students worked with a partner on four multiplying decimals problems that were on the back of the "Decimal Operations" sheet they received earlier in the week. Next, students cut/paste a slotted notes paper on "Long Division" into their notebooks while watching a Math Antics video that's posted on yesterday's post about dividing. Tomorrow we'll review division. 
6th Period:
Today we reviewed Thursday night's column of homework problems. Then, students finished long division notes from yesterday. They did VERY well with this concept. Afterwards, we moved on to dividing with decimals on page 18 of our notebooks. Then, students worked with a partner to complete a few division problems on the "Decimal Operations" paper we've been working on all week. 
7th Period:
Today we reviewed Thursday night's column of homework problems. Then, students took notes over Long Division. Yesterday, they were able to watch the videos posted below, but ran out of time to take notes. Many students struggled with dividing in this class. Please encourage your child to review the videos posted below at home for additional help. 
Wednesday, August 22nd
5th Period:
Today students learned how to multiply decimals. Then, we practiced what we've learned. 
6th & 7th Period:
Today students reviewed Wednesday night's column of homework problems. Then, they completed #14 multiplying decimals on their Decimal operations sheet. Afterwards, we began notes over long division. 


Tuesday, August 21st
5th Period:
Today students reviewed Tuesday night's column of homework problems. Take note on #1...it should say, "Which of the following is a factor of 16?". I have no clue why I accidentally deleted the words?! Then, we quickly reviewed subtracting across zeros from yesterday. Afterwards, students worked with a partner or in a small group of 3 to find the sum or difference of decimals. Then, we did two adding/subtracting decimal word problems together in class. 
6th & 7th Periods:
Today students reviewed Tuesday night's column of homework problems. Take note on #1...it should say, "Which of the following is a factor of 16?". I have no clue why I accidentally deleted the words?! Then, we reviewed adding and subtracting decimals from yesterday. We completed two word problems together in class. Afterwards, students watched a brief decimal operations video (posted below on yesterday's post), and then took notes over multiplying decimals. 
Monday, August 20th
5th, 6th, & 7th periods:
Today students received their weekly homework sheet. Then, we reviewed Monday night's column of problems. Afterwards, we watched the video below on the right about adding & subtracting decimals. Then, students took notes over adding and subtracting decimals. We focused a good bit on subtracting across zeros!
6th period > complete #16 on the additional sheet tonight
7th period > complete #13 on the additional sheet tonight
Today students received their weekly homework sheet. Then, we reviewed Monday night's column of problems. Afterwards, we watched the video below on the right about adding & subtracting decimals. Then, students took notes over adding and subtracting decimals. We focused a good bit on subtracting across zeros!
6th period > complete #16 on the additional sheet tonight
7th period > complete #13 on the additional sheet tonight



Friday, August 17th
5th, 6th, & 7th Periods:
Today students graded their weekly homework in class. Then, they worked independently on a Quizizz assignment over GCF and LCM. Their goal was to score 80% or higher.
Today students graded their weekly homework in class. Then, they worked independently on a Quizizz assignment over GCF and LCM. Their goal was to score 80% or higher.
Thursday, August 16th
5th Period:
Today students reviewed Thursday night's column of homework problems. The weekly sheet is due in class tomorrow. Then, we reviewed LCM from yesterday by working through a practice sheet and then checking together in class. Afterwards, students worked with a partner on GCF and LCM problems interchangeably. Mr. Forney and I quickly learned that students need some extra practice on these. We'll continue working with these tomorrow. 
6th & 7th Periods:
Today students reviewed Thursday night's column of homework problems. Weekly sheet is due tomorrow!!! Then, students worked through word problems with a partner and turned them in. 
Wednesday, August 15th
5th Period:
Today students reviewed Wednesday night's column of homework problems with Mr. Forney. Then, we reviewed students understanding of multiples. Afterwards, students took notes over Multiples and LCM. Then, students completed the back page of the packet from the beginning of the week over Multiples and turned it in. 
6th & 7th Period:
Today students reviewed Wednesday night's column of homework problems. Then, we learned how to solve GCF/LCM real world applications through problems on an interactive flipchart. 
Tuesday, August 14th
5th Period:
Today students reviewed Tuesday night's column of homework problems with Mr. Forney. Then, we checked the Factor problems that were additional homework last night. Afterwards, students learned a new method of finding the GCF called the Ladder Method. 
Ladder Method

6th & 7th Periods:
Today students reviewed Tuesday night's column of homework problems. Then, we finished our LCM notes from yesterday. Afterwards, students worked with a partner to complete a practice paper over Multiples and LCM. 
Monday, August 13th
5th Period:
Today students received their weekly homework sheet and we reviewed Monday night's column together. Then, We took notes over finding the Greatest Common Factor (GCF). Afterwards, students continued to work through their factor sheet from Friday. Those who did not finish in class must finish for additional homework tonight. 
6th & 7th Periods:
Today students received their weekly homework sheet and we reviewed Monday night's column of problems. Then, we quickly reviewed GCF from Friday. Afterwards, students began notes over LCM. We didn't quite finish, so we'll finish tomorrow. 
Friday, August 10th
5th Period:
Today students took notes over Factors & Multiples. Then, they worked with a partner on a practice sheet where they listed out factors. 
6th & 7th Period:
Today students took notes over Greatest Common Factor. They learned a new method called the Ladder Method. This method makes finding the GCF and the LCM so much easier. After notes, students worked independently or with a partner (their choice) on a Factors & GCF practice paper. 
Thursday, August 9th
5th Period:
Today we quickly reviewed tonight's column of homework. Then, students finished reviewing the location of decimals on a number line. Afterwards, they completed an in class practice sheet over place value, rounding, & decimal comparisons. Then, we watched a quick Flocabulary video over Factors. Then, students glued a paper on Factors and Multiples into their notebooks. Tomorrow we'll fill in the blanks and learn more about factors and multiples. 

Wednesday, August 8th
5th, 6th, & 7th periods:
Today students worked through Wednesday night's column of the weekly homework sheet in class. All of them should be finished unless they were absent today. Then, we took notes over Place Value and Rounding. Tomorrow we'll finish up with rounding and talk about factors.
Today students worked through Wednesday night's column of the weekly homework sheet in class. All of them should be finished unless they were absent today. Then, we took notes over Place Value and Rounding. Tomorrow we'll finish up with rounding and talk about factors.
Tuesday, August 7th
5th Period:
Today students set up their math notebooks. They made the first two pages the "Table of Contents". Then, we began some review notes over "Place Value & Rounding". See below. Tonight students should work on completing Tuesday night's column of homework problems. 
6th & 7th Periods:
Today we finished going over the Math Procedures Powerpoint from yesterday. Then, we reviewed Monday and Tuesday night's column of Homework problems. Afterwards, students set up their Math Notebooks for class. MANY MANY students DID NOT have their Composition books. If you purchased your child one and they left it at home, please consider donating it to the class supply. We only got to set up our Table of Contents pages today. 
First few days of school
On the first day of school we'll be receiving all of our First Day of School paperwork to go home along with our new AGENDAS! In each class students will be reading sections of the Agenda as well as learning all about the process of 6th grade.
Feel free to browse through the Google Slides document for our First Day of School.
On Monday, August 6th, students will be learning all about their classes and the classroom expectations. Below you'll discover the Math Google Slides presentation for viewing prior to Monday.
First Day of School Google Slideshow
Mrs. Morgan's Math Class Slideshow
Feel free to browse through the Google Slides document for our First Day of School.
On Monday, August 6th, students will be learning all about their classes and the classroom expectations. Below you'll discover the Math Google Slides presentation for viewing prior to Monday.
First Day of School Google Slideshow
Mrs. Morgan's Math Class Slideshow