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Ms. Cathy Browne, Junior High Math

Welcome to Jr. High Math! My name is Cathy Browne and this is my 7th year at St. John Fisher. I am excited to be working with your child in 7th and 8th grade math. We are going to have a terrific year!

The Week of February 27th - March 3rd

Posted on Feb 27, 2017

8th Grade

Monday is Accelerated Math.  On Tuesday, we continue working with functions. We will identify functions from mapping diagrams, tables, and graphs. Next, we will work with describing a function and determine whether they are linear. Finally, we will begin writing function rules.

7th Grade

Monday is Accelerated Math.  On Tuesday, we continue working with the area and perimeter of two-dimensional figures.  Next, we will begin calculating the area and perimeter of composite figures. We will finish the week working with three-dimensional figures.

The Week of February 20th - February 24th

Posted on Feb 20, 2017

8th Grade: 

Our unit test on volume is Wednesday, February 22nd.  We will review for the test on Tuesday.  Practice problems to help prepare for the test are available on Google Classroom. On Thursday, we begin our unit on functions.  We will start by identifying and representing functions.

 

7th Grade: 

Groups 2 & 3 will take their unit test on expressions and equations on Wednesday, February 22nd.  There are practice problems available on Google Classroom to help prepare for the test. Next, we will begin our geometry unit.  We will start by reviewing polygons, as well as area and perimeter of quadrilaterals.

The Week of February 13th - February 17th

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

8th Grade:

This week we will conclude our unit on volume.  We will learn how to find the volume of a sphere.  Next, we will review how to find the volume of a cube, pyramid, and prism. Our unit test on volume is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 22nd.  Practice problems to help prepare for the test will be able on Google Classroom.

7th Grade:

We conclude our unit on expressions and equations this week and will prepare for our unit test.  Group one will take their unit test on Friday, February 17th. Groups two and three will take their test on Wednesday, February 22nd. Students will receive a study guide to help prepare for the test.  Additional practice problems will also be available on Google Classroom.

 

The Week of February 6th - February 10th

Posted on Feb 06, 2017

REMINDERS:  

**Graduation Pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 9th.

**This Sunday, the eighth graders will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation. The prayer service and rehearsal for students, parents, and sponsors (if possible) is Wednesday, February 8th at 7:30 p.m. The Confirmation liturgy will take place Sunday, February 12 at 12 p.m. mass.  Students and their sponsors should arrive at 11:30 a.m.
 

8th Grade:

Monday is Accelerated Math. We continue working with this week the volume formulas for a cylinder and cone.  We will then begin working to find the volume of a sphere. 

7th Grade:

Monday is Accelerated Math.  This week we focus on solving and writing two-step equations. On Friday, we will conclude the unit and begin preparing for our unit test, tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 15th.   Students will receive a study guide for the test and additional practice problems will be posted on Google Classroom. 

 
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