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  • Welcome to Back-to-School Night 2014-2015Ms. CummingsRm 25

  • Parents: Try thisA man is on a diet and goes into a shop to buy some turkey slices. He is given 3 slices which together weigh 1/3 of a pound, but his diet allows of a pound. How much of the 3 slices can he eat while staying true to his diet? Give an answer and explain your reasoning. You may use diagrams or mathematics equations.

    7th and 8th Grade Common Core State Standards Less, Deeper More Rigor

  • Math practicesMake sense of problems and persevere in solving them.Reason abstractly and quantitatively.Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.Model with mathematics.Use appropriate tools strategically.Attend to precision.Look for and make use of struction.Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

  • Class ExpectationsGrades based evidence of growth in the following areas:Tests/Quizzes HomeworkClass workSupplies need to be brought everydayTextbookBinderNotebookAgendaPencilsAttendance is Critical: Please do not take your child out for any extended period of time.

  • GRADEswww.engrade.com/studentsEvery student has their own user name and password.Grades are updated as grades are entered.Students can send me messages

  • Internet ResourcesMotion Math http:// www. motionmathgames.comConceptua Math http://www. www.conceptuamath.comBuzz Math - http://www.buzzmath.comDragon Box - http://www.dragonboxapp.com NOTE this is a location to get a smart phone appRefraction - play.centerforgamescience.org/refraction/site

  • Website:Ms. Cummings Websitewww.mscummings.com

    ObviousMake sense of quantities and their relationshipObviousDiagrams solve real rule problems. apply what they know.Tables diagrams, calculators, computersLanguage tooUse number properties to and rules to operationsGeneralize from patterns*