Archive - Ms. O'Neill's Math Blog


5/21/18 - 5/24/18

posted May 21, 2018, 2:54 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated May 21, 2018, 2:54 PM by Laura Karstens ]

I can't believe it is already the last week of school! Thank you to everyone who has helped make my time at Stargate great! Tuesday 5/22 will be our last day together as a math class. We will finish the year learning about lines of symmetry and playing some fun math games! I will be sending the math books home with the students on Tuesday, and would highly encourage students to work through Chapters 11, 12, and 13 over the summer! 

5/14/18 - 5/18/18

posted May 14, 2018, 2:58 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated May 14, 2018, 2:58 PM by Laura Karstens ]

This week our schedule is very tentative depending on how quickly we get through the new information. We will begin Chapter 10 which begins geometry and focuses on 2-dimensional figures. Next Tuesday 5/22 will be our last day of math. 

Monday: Chapter 9 Test (No Homework)
TuesdayBegin Chapter 10 (No Homework) 
Wednesday: No math, state fair (No Homework)
Thursday: Continue chapter 10 (No Homework)
Friday: Continue chapter 10 (No Homework) 

5/7/18 - 5/11/18

posted May 8, 2018, 1:12 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated May 8, 2018, 1:12 PM by Laura Karstens ]

This week we will finish Chapter 9 and prepare for the test next week! The focus of Chapter 9 is relating fractions and decimals. Our Chapter 9 test will be next Tuesday 5/15.

Monday: End of Year Math Assessment (No Homework)
Tuesday9.6 Adding Fractional Parts of 10 and 100 (Homework) 
Wednesday: Field Day (No Homework)
Thursday: 9.7 Comparing Decimals (Homework)
Friday: Staff PD Day- No School (No Homework) I would recommend that students begin the Chapter 9 review over the weekends, so we can clarify any questions they have on Monday. 

4/30/18 - 5/4/18

posted Apr 30, 2018, 3:44 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated Apr 30, 2018, 3:44 PM by Laura Karstens ]

This week we will continue with Chapter 9! The focus of Chapter 9 is relating fractions and decimals. We have earned a class party as a math class, so will be celebrating on Thursday. For the party students can wear pjs and bring a snack, stuffie, and electronics. 

Monday: 9.5 Problem Solving: Money (Homework)
TuesdayMAPS testing (No Homework) 
Wednesday: Chapter 9 Mid-Chapter Check (No Homework)
Thursday: Class Party (No Homework)
Friday: Assessment Day: No math (No Homework)

4/23/18 - 4/27/18

posted Apr 23, 2018, 2:44 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated Apr 23, 2018, 2:44 PM by Laura Karstens ]

This week we will start Chapter 9! The focus of Chapter 9 is relating fractions and decimals. 

Monday: 9.1 Relating Tenths and Decimals (Homework)
Tuesday9.2 Relating Hundredths and Decimals (Homework) 
Wednesday: 9.3 Equivalent Fractions and Decimals (Homework)
Thursday: 9.4 Relating Fractions, Decimals, and Money (Homework)
Friday: Adroit Expo- no math (No Homework)

4/17/18 - 4/20/18

posted Apr 17, 2018, 12:25 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated Apr 17, 2018, 12:25 PM by Laura Karstens ]

This week we will finish Chapter 8! On Tuesday we will continue Chapter 8 with lesson 8.4. On Wednesday we will go over Lesson 8.5. Thursday we will review Chapter 8 and on Friday we will take the Chapter 8 test.

Monday: Teacher Professional Development Day (No school for students)
Tuesday8.4 Multiplying a Fraction or Mixed Number by a Whole Number (Homework) 
Wednesday: 8.5 Problem Solving- Comparison Problems with Fractions (Homework)
Thursday: Chapter 8 Review (Chapter 8 Review due 4/20 for extra credit)
Friday: Chapter 8 Test (No Homework)

4/9/18 - 4/13/18

posted Apr 9, 2018, 1:46 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated Apr 9, 2018, 1:46 PM by Laura Karstens ]

This week we will finish Chapter 7 and begin Chapter 8! On Monday we will review Chapter 7, and on Tuesday we will take the Chapter 7 test. On Wednesday we will start with Lesson 8.1. The focus of Chapter 8 is multiplying fractions by whole numbers. 

Monday: Chapter 7 Review (Chapter 7 Review: Due 4/10 for extra credit)
TuesdayChapter 7 Test (No Homework) 
Wednesday: 8.1 Multiples of Unit Fractions (Homework)
Thursday: 8.2 Multiples of Fractions (Homework)
Friday: Mid Chapter Checkpoint and 8.3  (Homework)

4/2/18 - 4/6/18

posted Apr 2, 2018, 3:18 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated Apr 2, 2018, 3:18 PM by Laura Karstens ]

CMAS testing is taking place this week, so we will have math on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. We will be taking our Chapter 7 test on Monday 4/9.

Monday: 7.9 Algebra: Fractions and Properties of Addition (Homework)
TuesdayCMAS - No math (No Homework) 
Wednesday: 7.10 Problem Solving: Multistep Fraction Problems (Homework)
Thursday: CMAS and 7.8 and Chapter 7 Review (Chapter 7 Review Due on 4/9 for extra credit)
Friday: CMAS and Chapter 7 Review (Chapter 7 Review Due on 4/9 for extra credit

3/19/18 - 3/23/18

posted Mar 19, 2018, 1:58 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated Mar 19, 2018, 1:58 PM by Laura Karstens ]

This week we will continue with Chapter 7! CMAS testing is taking place this week, so we will only have math on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Monday: 7.6 Renaming Fractions and Mixed Numbers (Homework)
TuesdayCMAS - No math (No Homework) 
Wednesday: 7.7 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers (Homework)
Thursday: CMAS - No math (No Homework)
Friday: 7.8 Subtraction with Renaming (No Homework)

CMAS testing starts this week!
It's the week before and the week after spring break.
Note: Lit and math schedules/teachers will vary depending on who is proctoring which test.
Science and Social Studies time will be decreased during testing.

3/12/18 - 3/16/18

posted Mar 12, 2018, 4:07 PM by maison.oneill@stargateschool.org   [ updated Mar 14, 2018, 11:30 AM by Laura Karstens ]

This week we will begin Chapter 7! On Monday we will start with Lesson 7.1. The focus of Chapter 7 is adding and subtracting fractions. On Tuesday we will be practicing for CMAS so students will be with different teachers. We will spend Wednesday working on 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4! Thursday is another practice day for CMAS and Friday we will combine lesson 7.5 and our mid-chapter checkpoint. 

Monday: 7.1 Adding and Subtracting Parts of a Whole (Homework)
TuesdayCMAS Practice (No Homework) 
Wednesday: 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4  Writing Fractions as Sums, Adding and Subtracting Fractions Using Models (Homework- Finished in class)
Thursday: CMAS Practice (No Homework)
Friday: 7.5 and mid-chapter checkpoint  (No Homework)

CMAS testing starts next week!
It's the week before and the week after spring break.
Note: Lit and math schedules/teachers will vary depending on who is proctoring which test.
Science and Social Studies time will be decreased during testing.

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