February 2014 archive

Week 26: Simplifying and Evaluating Expressions

This week students were hard at work on Simplifying and Evaluating Expressions.  We focused on using the distributive property and combining like terms as well as substitution. Students were responsible for completing the worksheet Simplifying and Evaluating Expressions Prob Set 1 and 2. At the end of the week, students took a paper/pencil test where they …

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Week 25: ALEKs goal is 62%!!

A major focus at BCCS this year has been ALEKs.  At the start of week 21 students should have reached 50% of 7th grade math.   By the end of week 25 (Feb 14th), students need to reach 62% of 7th grade math.   Your week 25 ALEKs Grade will be as follows: 90% or …

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Week 24: Writing Equivalent Expressions and Combing Like Terms

Students covered some challenging topics this week including writing equivalent expressions by combing like terms and evaluating expressions.  Some of the assignments included Homework Wed February 5 and Thursday’s homework (Sprint Round 1).