Math At JCS Middle School
IMPORTANT!!We all want students to be successful!
To be successful, teachers parents & students need to know what to expect.
Strands in Middle School Math Numbers and OperationsPatterns and RelationsShape and SpaceData Management and Probability
A Balanced Math Program hasWarm upsMental MathWhole Class InstructionGuided Math/ Anchor ActivitiesJournalsGamesProject Math
Balanced Math = Various Assessment Methods
A+ = WOW!A = Got it wellB = Got itC = Just got itD = Almost thereE = Not quite there
District and Provincial AssessmentsGrades 6 and 7 students write District Assessments at the end of May or beginning of JuneGrade 8 students write Provincial Assessments at the beginnig of June
Sample Mental Math
1. 5 9 = _____ 7. 2 x 6 + 3 x 6 =_____2. 43 100 = ____ 8. 32 + 42 =_____3. 60 30 = _____ 9. $2.98 + $3.99=_____4. + = _____ 10. x 18= ____5. 3416 2 = _____ 11. 24 x 25= ___6. 0.2 14 = _____ 12. 600- 291= ____
Multiple Choice Which equation does this diagram represent?
a) 2x + 5 = 9
b) 2x 5 = 9
c) 1x + 5 = 9 2d) 1x - 5 = 9 2
Solve (-3) (+2) using a drawing.
Non-Calculator-Gr 8How many litres are in 3 litres?
Open Response* Show all work for each question*Create a realistic word problem that is solved by multiplying 6 by 2 .
Show the solution to your word problem.
To be Successful.. Parents can help by:Making sure they have a good breakfast.Making sure students get lots of rest.Make sure they come with the proper supplies. ie. Pencils, calculator etc.Encourage mental math strategies whenever you can.Encourage them to do the best they can!!
Together we can makea difference!
*No child and no teacher wants to fail. Teachers are doing their best to prepare students for the assessment. We need to work smarter not harder. This session is to provide an opportunity to discuss ways in which schools are already we can improve student results ensuring thatNothing should be a surprise!*Grade 7 District Assessment:Number concepts 17%Operations 38% the two total 55% but I put 54% on the above slide just so that everything totaled 100%