## CLASS NEWSMr. Tully's Classes Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8 "Pure mathematics is, in its own way, the poetry of logical ideas." Albert Einstein Mathematics - Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8The seventh and eighth grade mathematics curriculum is rigorous and challenging. Students receive a solid foundation in pre-algebra that prepares them for high school mathematics. Our curriculum is based on the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and the Common Core State Standards. Grades five and six continue to master earlier concepts and are introduced to new concepts needed for pre-algebra in grades seven and eight. Language Arts: Grade 8The eighth grade language arts program encompasses reading, both non-fiction and fiction, English/grammar, vocabulary and writing. Emphasis is placed on writing in all subject areas using the Collins Writing Program. Students produce Narrative, Expository/Informational and Argument writing assignments based primarily on non-fiction reading assignments. School Phone: 617-666-9116 EMail: Mr.Tully@yahoo.com |
## CLASS DATESChess Club - Wednesdays - 3:15 - 4:15
Spring Chess Tournament Starts - 3/28 Math Tutoring & Extra Help for all subjects is available EVERYDAY !! Monday - Friday! Please feel free to email me with questions or to schedule a conference about your child’s progress. mr.tully@yahoo.com |

## Mr. Tully's CLASS HOMEWORK

Week of: March 26, 2018Grade 8Math: Chapter #2 - Real NumbersSection: #5 - Estimate Square Roots Objectives: To estimate the decimal value of non-perfect square roots.Textbook: p. 42 & 43 - Objectives, Key Concepts, Examples, & Try These Problems - p. 43, # 1 - 8Workbook: p. 45 & 46, #2 - 44(All)Khan Academy - Practice on a daily basis!! 3% progress gain - minimum - per week! Math Journal: Language Arts:English/Grammar: Chapter #3 - Pronouns Section #10 - Indefinite PronounsTextbook: p. 50 & 51; Copy Definitions and Examples of indefinite pronouns into notesHomework: p. 50 & 51, Exercises: 1 - 3(All)Collins Writing: ArgumentHydraulic Fracturing: Three Body Paragraphs Use peer review to revise and edit Type III Draft Rewrite as Type Four Draft Literature: Up the Slide by Jack LondonVocabulary - p. 155 - Copy terms & Definitions p. 162: Complete Review & Assess Questions, # 1 - 7(all) Vocabulary:Study for Mastery Test - Units: 4 - 6 |
Grade 7 Math: Chapter #4 - Rational Numbers: DecimalsTo compare and order positive and negative decimals.Section: #3 - Compare & Order Decimals Objectives: Textbook: p. 76 & 77 - Copy - Objectives, Key Concept & Remember Boxes, BOTH examples -p.77.Complete Try These Problems - p. 77, # 1 - 10 Workbook: p. 87 & 88, #1 - 40(All)Khan Academy Practice - One Hour Per Week or3% progress gain per week - minimum!! Math Journal: Grade 6 Math: Chapter #4 - Expressions & Equations Section: #3 - Evaluate Algebraic Expressions Objectives: To evaluate algebraic equations when given a value for the variable. To combine like terms in an algebraic expression.Textbook: p. 126 & 127: Copy example problem - p. 126; Copy 'Combine Like Terms' chart - p. 127; Complete #1 - 13(All) Workbook: Khan Academy Practice - 10 minutes daily;One Hour Per Week - minimum Math Journal: Grade 5 Math: Chapter #3 - DivisionSection #11 - Two-Digit Divisors Objectives: To divide by divisors 11 through 19Textbook: p. 114 & 115: Copy example and 'Think' Box into notes; Complete #1 - 40(All) - Show Your Work!!Workbook: Khan Academy Practice - 10 minutes daily;One Hour Per Week - minimum |