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Create A Graph Activity

Click on this link to make your own graphs:

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx

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A Math Dictionary for Kids!

Need to look up the definition of a math term?

Click here!!

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Prime Numbers and Problem

Solving Activities

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Tessellation Project

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Need help with your Basic Math Facts?

Give these game sites a try:

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To complete this course, the textbook Harcourt Math -- PA Edition (has the lizard on the front!) will be needed.

The Note Guides given in class are provided here under each chapter.

Don't know the meaning of a math term? Need help with your homework?

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Unit 1 NUMBER SENSE

(Chapters 1 - 4)

Unit 1 Essential Question: What is "number sense" and how is it used to assist with solving math problems?

Chapter 1 - Whole Number Applications

Chapter 1 Essential Questions

Lesson 1.2 How do we use estimation in finding sums, differences, products, and quotients?

Lesson 1.3 What are the basic steps to adding and subtracting whole numbers?

Lesson 1.4 What are the basic steps to multiplying and dividing whole numbers?

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Chapter 2 - Operation Sense

Chapter 2 Essential Questions

Lesson 2.5 How can large numbers be shortened for easier use?

Lesson 2.6 What is the correct order of operations when solving numerical expressions?

Lesson 2.7 How do you solve a "multistep" word problem?

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Chapter 3 - Decimal Concepts

Chapter 3 Essential Questions

Lesson 3.2 How do you make a table that will help you in solving a word problem?

Lesson 3.3 How do you estimate the sums, differences, products, and quotients of decimals?

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Chapter 4 - Decimal Operations

Chapter 4 Essential Questions

Lesson 4.1 How do handle the decimal point when you add and subtract decimals?

Lesson 4.2 How do you move the decimal point when finding the product of two decimal numbers?

Lesson 4.4 How do you divide a decimal number by a whole number?

Lesson 4.5 How do you divide a decimal number by a decimal number?

Lesson 4.6 How do you interpret the remainder in a division problem?

Lesson 4.7 How do you evaluate expressions and solve equations with decimals?

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Unit 2 STATISTICS AND GRAPHING

(Chapters 5 and 6)

Unit 2 Essential Question: How do you collect, organize and graph data to draw a valid conclusion?

Chapter 5 - Collect and Organize Data

Chapter 5 Essential Questions

Lesson 5.1 How do you identify populations and random samples?

Lesson 5.2 How do you determine whether a sample or question is biased?

Lesson 5.3 How do you record and organize data collected in a survey?

Lesson 5.4 How do you find the mean, median and mode of a set of data?

Lesson 5.4A  How do you find and interpret the mean absolute deviation?

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Chapter 6 - Graph Data

Chapter 6 Essential Questions

Lesson 6.1 How do you use the strategy "make a graph" to solve a word problem?

Lesson 6.2 What are the three different types of graphs used to display data?

Lesson 6.3 How do you display and analyze data in stem-and-leaf plots and histograms?

Lesson 6.5 How do you make and analyze a box-and-whisker graph?

Lesson 6.6 How do you analyze data displays and determine how conclusions are influenced?

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Unit 3 NUMBER THEORY

(Chapters 7 - 10)

Unit 3 Essential Question: How does number theory apply to fraction concepts and operations?

Chapter 7 - Number Theory

Chapter 7 Essential Questions

Lesson 7.2 How do you identify prime and composite numbers?

Lesson 7.3 How do you write a composite number as the product of prime numbers?

Lesson 7.4 How do you find the LCM & GCF of two or more numbers and use them to solve problems?

Lesson 7.4A  What is the Distributive Property?

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Chapter 8 - Fraction Concepts

Chapter 8 Essential Questions

Lesson 8.1 How do you write equivalent fractions and put fractions in simplest form?

Lesson 8.2 How do you write an improper fraction as a mixed number and vice versa?

Lesson 8.3 How do you compare and order fractions and mixed numbers?

Lesson 8.5 How do you convert fractions, decimals, and percents to be equivalent?

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Chapter 9 - Add and Subtract Fractions

Chapter 9 Essential Questions

Lesson 9.1 How do you estimate sums and differences of fractions and mixed numbers?

Lesson 9.3 How do you add fractions with unlike denominators?

Lesson 9.4 How do you add and subtract mixed numbers?

Lesson 9.5 How do you subtract mixed numbers that involve renaming?

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Chapter 10 - Multiply and Divide Fractions

Chapter 10 Essential Questions

Lesson 10.1 How do you estimate products and quotients of fractions and mixed numbers?

Lesson 10.2 How do you multiply proper fractions?

Lesson 10.3 How do you multiply mixed numbers?

Lesson 10.5 How do you divide fractions and mixed numbers?

Lesson 10.6 How do you decide what operation to use when solving a word problem?

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#### Lesson 13.5 -- How do you solve inequalities?

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### Chapters 22 and 23

##### Lesson 23.2 -- How do you the volumes of rectangular and triangular prisms?

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Unit 8   RATIOS AND PROPORTIONS

Unit 8 Essential Question: How are proportions and percents used to solve real life math problems?

Chapter 24  Essential Questions

Lesson 24.1  How do you write ratios and find unit rates?

Lesson 24.2  How do you find equivalent ratios to form a proportion?

Lesson 24.3  How do you write and solve a proportion for a word problem?

Lesson 24.4  How do you use ratios to identify if figures are similar?

Lesson 24.5  How do you use proportions to find the missing sides of similar figures?

Lesson 24.6  How is a "scale" used to find an unknown dimension?

Lesson 24.7  How do you use a proportion to find the distance on a map?

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Chapter 25  Essential Questions

Lesson 25.1  How do you write ratios as percents and express parts of a whole area as percents?

Lesson 25.2  How do you convert among percents, decimals, and fractions?

Lesson 25.3  How do you estimate and find percent of a number?

Lesson 25.4  How do you construct a circle graph?

Lesson 25.5  How do you solve problems involving discounts and sales tax?

Lesson 25.6  How do you find simple interest?

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Unit 9   RATIONAL NUMBERS

Unit 9 Essential Question: What are rational numbers and how are they used in real life situations?

Chapter 28  Essential Questions

Lesson 28.1  What is absolute value of an integer?

Lesson 28.2  How can every integer be written as a rational number?

Lesson 28.3  How do you compare and order rational numbers?

Lesson 28.4  How do you solve problems using logical reasoning?

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Chapter 29/30  Essential Questions

Lesson 29.1/2  How do you add integers using the additive inverse?

Lesson 29.3/4  How do you subtract integers by rewriting as an addition problem?

Lesson 29.5  How do you multiply and divide integers?

Lesson 29.6  How do you add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers?

Lesson 30.1  How do you graph rational numbers on a coordinate plane?

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CANINE (DOG) CLUB

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