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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!

September 25 - September 29

Posted on Sep 25, 2017

The Week of September 25 – September 29

8th GRADE

Monday is Accelerated Math.   We continue this week learning how to use scientific notation to express very large and very small numbers. We will finish the week learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using scientific notation.

7th GRADE

Monday is Accelerated Math. We continue this week multiplying and dividing integers. We will also learn integer operations to solve real-world problems.  On Friday, September 29th, we will take a quiz on multiplying and dividing integers. Practice problems to help prepare for the quiz can be found on Google classroom. 

September 18 - September 22

Posted on Sep 21, 2017

The Week of September 18 – September 22

8th GRADE

On Wednesday, September 20th, we will have a quiz on properties of exponents. Practice problems for the quiz can be found on Google classroom.  We will spend the rest of the week working with scientific notation. First, we will work with scientific notation with positive powers of 10. Next, we will work with scientific notation with negative powers of 10.

 

7th GRADE

Our unit test on adding and subtracting integers will be Wednesday, September 20th. Students will receive a study guide in class to help prepare for the test.  Practice problems can be also found on Google classroom.  We will finish the week multiplying and dividing integers. 

September 11 - September 15

Posted on Sep 13, 2017

The Week of September 11 – September 15

8th GRADE

We continue working with integer exponents this week. We will learn how to simplify complicated expressions using powers of products. Our quiz on integer exponents is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 20th.  On Thursday, we begin Accelerated Math.  No school Friday!

7th GRADE

This week, we will conclude our unit on adding and subtracting integers.  Our unit test will be Wednesday, September 20th.  Students will receive a study guide to help prepare for the test.  Additional problems to help review for the test can be found on Google classroom.  No school Friday!

September 4 - September 8

Posted on Sep 04, 2017

The Week of September 4 – September 8

8th GRADE

On Tuesday, we begin our next unit, “Exponents and Scientific Notation”.  We start by exploring properties of integer exponents. We will work with multiplying and dividing exponents using Powers of 10. Next, we will work with negative exponents and learn about the negative exponent property. Finally, we will finish the week multiplying and dividing exponents and learn about the product of powers property and quotient of powers property.

7th GRADE

On Wednesday, we will have a quiz on adding integers and absolute value.  Practice problems to help prepare for the quiz can be found in our Google classroom.  Reviewing notes, homework, and class work are also excellent ways to help prepare for the quiz. On Thursday, we begin subtracting integers and solving “real world” problems using integers.

 
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