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Mrs. Coats offers free math tutoring to 7th grade math students during the 2nd 1/2 of middle school lunch on days that she doesn’t have duty(Mon,Thurs,Fri). Free tutoring will also be offered after school on Thursdays until 3:15pm.

Welcome to Mrs. Coats Wiki. If you need to contact me, please email me at Catherine.Coats@JPPSS.K12.LA.US . If I have not replied within 24 hours, please call the school, it means that I did not receive your email. Mrs. Coats’s off period for planning and parent conferences is during 4th period. (1:15pm).

7th Grade Math – Mrs. Coats – Welcome Letter and Policies.

Additional supplies are always welcome, including fake flowers and bags of hard candy.

Haynes 7th Grade Math Standards

*Homework and Participation grades will be given out weekly. The homework grade will consist of homework and test corrections. The participation grade will consist of bellringer, binder organization, student preparedness, student participation, and exit ticket participation. Homework grades will be a total of 100 points per week. Participation grades will consist of 30% Bellringer/Binder (to be checked on Mondays), 40%Prepared/Participation, 30%Exit Ticket.

### 7th Grade Math (Pre-Algebra)

- 8/10/17 – First day for students.
- 8/11/17 – Continued to prepare for classes. Parents/Guardians should send the initial email to Mrs. Coats prior to Monday. I have replied to all that were sent prior to 4pm Friday. If you did not get a reply, please resend.
- 8/14/17 – Reaching for the Stars Hand drawing is due. It should be colored and cut out. This will be posted on our door. About me sheet should be completed. It should be colored if you want a puzzle point.
- 8/15/17 – Mrs. Coats will not be present for Open House on Tuesday. Please email her if you have anything you need to discuss.
- 8/17/17 – Homework is due. Most of this can be done during class time. p.6 #1-9, p.10#1-6, p.11#1-10 If you have questions, please email me.
- 8/17/17 Homework p.12 (not 3rd P) and 14 (not 3rd P), p16 a-d, p17 d,e,f, p18 All including the top 3. Know how to use your calculator for exponents.
- 8/18/17 Homework p12 #16-19, p14 #32,38, p28 All, p30#34-35 (Page 13&14 are for 3rdP only).
- 8/21/17 Homework p.29 and 30. Today we had a pre-test. Its completion will count as a homework grade.
- 8/22/17 Homework p.35#12-17, p.36, p.38#39#40. Color foldable.
- 8/23/17 Homework p.47 Even problems. p.48 All problems. Email me if you have questions!
- 8/24/17 Review for Quiz on Chapter 1 Lessons 1-5, Handouts – Need to do 2 questions per page.
- 8/25/17 Quiz. For homework, finish scientific notation worksheets. They are due Tuesday.
- 8/28 17 Homework p.55#8-11, p.56 All, p. 58#27&28
- 8/29/17 HW p.62 #1-3, p. 63 #1-7, p.64 #13-15, p. 65 #17-19
- 8/30/17 HW p.63,64,65#20-22, p. 66 #25 and 26
- 8/31/17 Review for Quiz on C1L6&7
- 9/1/17 Quiz on C1L6&7 (That means, Chapter 1, Lesson 6 and 7)
- 9/5/17 HW p.66,76,p78#43&44, Work on vocabulary for the WHOLE chapter on your glossary sheets. Make your Squared and Cubed study sheet on loose leaf, all the way to 25
- 9/6/17 HW (mostly classwork) Worksheet p.130 from TCBoA. Please use your table you made on Tuesday that is on Loose leaf. p.85#9-13, p.86 All, p. 88#32-33 Work on your vocabulary page. It should be in your binder and should be done before the quiz on Friday.
- 9/7/17 No new material will be covered. We are planning to review for the quiz on powers of 2 and 3, along with square and cubed roots. The main guide for this is the table they made on loose leaf.
- 9/8/17 We will have a quiz that will include vocabulary from the entire chapter. You should have the glossary sheets completed by then.
- 9/11/17 SHOW YOUR WORK! SHOW UNITS! STUDY VOCABULARY, WORKBOOK, & BINDER FOR UPCOMING TEST. Classwork/Homework: C1L10ProblemSolvingWS, p.93 #9-11, p.94 All, p.95 #26-28, p.96 #34&35
- 9/12/17 Finish the worksheet that is “Ordering real numbers” and do page 101. On page 101 D, you do not have to draw.
- 9/13/17 Progress reports should be signed and brought back to school tomorrow. Work on your review packet. This will have to be turned in on Friday when you take your test. If you come to any optional tutoring, you should bring this packet with you.
- 9/14/17 Review sheet labeled “Quiz” should be completed for Friday, along with your review packet.
- 9/15/17 Chapter 1 Test
- 9/18/17 Classwork/HW p.115 #10-12, p.116 #13-18, p.117 Odd, p.118 #30-31 Reminder, binder check on 9/19 and your Chapter 2 Vocabulary sheet has to be completed and in your binder. Chapter 1 information can be taken out of your binder, but it should not be thrown away. Final exam will be cumulative.
- 9/19/17 Classwork/HW p. 125 #9-12, p.126 All, p. 128 28&29 NOTE: If you did not finish your test corrections, you must come in during 2nd 1/2 of lunch on Thursday.
- 9/20/17 Classwork/HW p.133 #1-4, p.134#9-11, p.135#14-19, p.136 #21-22, will be checked on Friday.
- 9/21/17 Class is taking a LEAP 360 Diagnostic Test in Room 120 of the main building. They should bring a book to read after finishing. They will not be allowed to work on homework while others are testing. Tutoring available during 2nd 1/2 of lunch and after school.
- 9/22/17 QUIZ FRIDAY! Quiz will be on : Chapter 2 L1-3 & VOCAB. After the quiz, you should complete the “Two-step Equations Maze” and the double-sided equations page (handout). Both of these documents should be completed and in your binder for binder-check on Monday. Students should also finish working on p.136#23-27, p.137, and attempt p.145
- 9/25 We will start on C2L4. Students who have not finished test corrections on their Chapter 1 test have to come in at lunch on Monday. That will your last change to get credit for the corrections.
- 9/25 Classwork/HW p.148#1-4, p. 150, p.151Odd, p.152#22-23
- 9/26 Classwork/HW Do “Got it” on the bottom of p. 155 and p. 156#1-3, p.157 #5-10, p. 158, p.160 #24-25
- 9/27&9/28 We will be reviewing for Ch2 TEST. Review packets from the 27th and 28th are due the 29th before the test.
- 9/29 Chapter 2 Test (Major Assessment)
- 10/2 Chapter 2 Binder Check and begin Chapter 3. Review and Straighten your Chapter 2 Notes before Monday. HW p.170, p.174 p. 176, p.178 #20-21
- 10/3 Classwork/HW p184, p.186, p187#20-22, p.188#23-24. Do not empty binders of Ch2 Material.
- 10/4 HW p.195#5&6, p.196, and p.198#18&19
- 10/5 Finish Review Packet and Ch3 Glossary.
- 10/6 Quiz on C3L1-3
- 10/9 Classwork p.200-202 “Got it”, then p.203 Odd, p.204, p.206#26&27
- 10/10 Classwork p.209, Got it p.210-211, Homework p.213 ODD, p.214, p.216#16-17 (STUDY VOCABULARY!!!!)
- 10/11 Review Packets: for the one labeled Homework, do all the odd, except #11 on the first page. For the one labeled Problem Solving, do at least 2 on each page. To study, reread the examples in your notes and in the workbook. Do extra problems in the packets to make sure you understand. Email Mrs. Coats if you have questions.
- 10/12 TEST on C3L1-5 (Major Assessment)
- 10/13 QUIZ on Ch3 VOCABULARY! (This ends the marking period for the 1st 9 Weeks)
- 10/16 Copy the “Key Concepts” from page 222 and 223 on Looseleaf or Graph Paper. (Binder check tomorrow). HW p.225#1&6, p.226, p.228#23&24
- 10/17 C3L7 Do all the “Got it’s” and p. 240, 241, and p.242#21&22
- 10/18 Work on C3L8 Tutoring Wednesday 2:40 till 3:15pm. Parents must pick up students by 3:20pm. Students should be working on C3L6&7 Review Packet, due Friday.
- 10/19 Completed lessons on C3L8 with homework assigned in the Workbook.
- 10/20 Shortened schedule due to PepRally, Review for C3L6,7,8
- 10/23 Quiz on C3 L6&7, Vocabulary for C4 will be given out. Binder check on C3 papers will be Tuesday. “Reteach L6” Page will be checked. Chapter 3 paperwork should all be organized and in the 3 ring part. Binder must be Math ONLY. Vocab due Wednesday.
- 10/24 Begin C4L1 (Binder check.)Classwork: Read/Do page 266 and 267. p.268-271 HW p. 274-275, p.276#11&12, Vocab due Wednesday
- 10/25 Vocabulary for C4 due. HW/Classwork p.278-281
- Tutoring on Monday during the 1st 1/2 of lunch if you earned under 75% on the C3L6-8 Quiz. Grades have been posted. PLEASE STUDY: calculating slope & reading it on a graph.
- 10/26 DUE FRIDAY HW/CW p.272-273, 282-284, Review Packet of HW L1&2, Skills L1&2, and 4.2 Worksheet on Relations and Functions (no Tutoring by Coats, C.Weaver will have tutoring after school in room 9. Student must be picked up by 3:15pm) **3rd Period only, bring a map to school. It must be on paper. Any size.
- 10/27 Quiz on C4L1&2
- 10/30 Got its p.288-290, page 292, page 293 odd, and p.294#22&23
- 11/3 Test on C4L1-4
- 10/31 Classwork p.296,297,299 Got its, HW p300,302,303odd,304#17&18 and Chapter 3 Review Packet*Note that it say Ch3 on the bottom. (Due Thursday), Project Assignment given out due Friday. Requires posterboard that is at least 16 x 20.
- 11/1 No School – Parent Teacher Conferences (no appointment necessary).
- 11/2 We will review homework that was assigned and will answer questions from students on Ch3 and Ch4L1-4. Packet for C4L3&4 will be given. It will be due Friday (It says Ch4 on the bottom). Copies were available at 4th Period for those who wanted a head start. We will also go over previous tests for review.
- 11/3 Major Assessment/Test on C4L1-4, Ch4 Review Packet due, Poster Project due.
- 11/6 CW/HW p314,316,318#14&15
- 11/7 CW/HW p.322,p.324, 326 #13,14, & 16
- 11/8 CW/HW Got its and page 330, p.332, p.333#19, p.334#20&21, Read C4L8 Examples 1-3
- 11/9 CW Review and L8 Activity. HW Review Packet.
- 11/10 C4L5-7 Quiz (Minor Assessment)
- 11/13 C4L8
- 11/14 Vocabulary Quiz and Conversions worksheet
- 11/15 Review Conversions and quizzes
- 11/14 Computer Lab to begin assignment. Students are to complete 4 hours on Plato before 12/4. For Instructions/Details: PLATO Computer Assignment
- 11/15 Review FOIL
- Fall Holiday Break – Complete Computer assignment. No extensions will be given.
- 11/27 Reminder: PLATO due on 12/4. Email questions to Mrs. Coats. Reviewed FOIL, conversions, and customary to metric. Classwork/Homework C4L9 p.350-353
- 11/28 Review FOIL,Conversions, and C4 L1-9 CW/HW Odd Probs on FOIL worksheet (3rd P does even) and all problems on C4 review packet (Test form 2A, etc).
- 11/29 Wednesday after school, tutoring available till 3:15pm. Pick up at 3:20pm CW/HW FOIL review (in class) and L8 Homework Packet(p1 – 3 problems, must include #10, p2 – 3 problems, p3 – Odd, p4 – All)
- 11/30 Thursday, L8 HW packet due. Email questions to Mrs. Coats. Major assessment on Chapter 4 all, and FOIL and Conversions (memorize short list of conversion factors from LEAP).
- 12/1 Friday – Computer Lab in the main building for LEAP 360.
- 12/4 Third Period Students may want to have clear contact paper for their Math Workbooks, Volume 2.
- 12/4 Plato deadline is 8pm tonight. Classwork: Read and do p.369, but skip Step 2. Do page 370. Copy the key concept from page 372. This should be put in your binder for binder check on Tuesday. Start on Glossary Packet for C5. HW: Got it’s from example pages and p.377
- 12/5 – Classwork: Read page 379 – 381, do page 387-388. We covered pages 389 – 391. HW: Got its for Lesson 3 and pages 392-394 (Students may want to review or study UNIT RATES and the Key Concept from pages 372) Continue working on Glossary.
- 12/6 Classwork: page 396 All problems, pairs activity, and pages 409-410, HW: pages 374-376 & 378
- 12/7 Classwork page 408, 411,412. Exterior Angle Maze, HW: Test Review Packet. Options tutoring for C5 Test will be Thursday during 2nd 1/2 of lunch and After school until 3:15pm with pick up no later than 3:20pm.
- Friday during the FIRST 1/2 of lunch, we will hold Mandatory remediation for the students who made a D or F on the Chapter 4 Test. This is open, so others are welcome to attend if they like. Remember that the Semester exam will cover C1All through C5L3.
- TEST Friday (Major Assessment) on Chapter 5 Lessons 1 & 3, including Inquiry Labs and an introduction to Pythagorian Theorem. Tutoring Thursday after school until 3:15pm, pick up is at 3:20pm
- 12/11 Classwork p.413-414 HW p.415,416,418 and the double sided Pythagorean Theorem Worksheet.
- 12/12 Vocabulary Packet due on Wednesday. CW p.419-420, Steps 1-5, and page 422. Reviewing PT. HW: PT Shapes Worksheet
- Week before Exams: We are reviewing Chapter 1 – 5. 12/14 Students were assigned one problem from the packet to explain to the class on Friday, 12/15. This is a homework grade. Students have been allowed to leave packets in class, but on Friday, they will be required to bring them home so they can finish and study. On Monday, questions may be asked. Packets are due on the day of the student’s exam. 1stP and 2ndP have exams on Tuesday. 3rdP has their exam on Wednesday.
- Special tutoring opportunities: On 12/12 and 12/14 (Tuesday and Thursday) Mrs. Coats will offer tutoring until 4pm. Pick up is promptly at 4pm for those 2 days. Midterm exam will cover all topics discussed this semester.
- Dear Parents: Students should have most of their Test Review Packet done for Monday. Students should be prepared to ask questions on problems that they do not understand. Packets will continue to go home with the students so they can study them. They do not have to turn them in until the day of the exam. The students have been working on the packets in class and we have been going over problems and we will continue to do this on Monday. Please have the students email me if they are having issues with a particular question. Thank you.
**MIDTERM EXAMS 12/19&20 – Students must turn in Review Packets before taking exam. Over the holidays, any student who currently has a C, should do additional work in Plato. This program is designed for remediation and will help the student become stronger in math. Have a great break!**- 1/5 Extra credit from watching in class movie.
- 1/8 C5L6 CW/HW p. 426-429 and p.430#18&19
- 1/9 C5L7 CW/HW p.431-438 (skip p.437)
- 1/10 Finish the Map of Euclid activity from class tonight. You will have time to work on the Pirate Map Thursday. HW is p.443. This will count for a quiz grade. It should be done on graph paper. You will have additional time to work on it in class on Thursday. It is due Friday and must be neat and correct for full credit.
- 1/11 Map of Euclid, HW Quiz p.443 are both due Friday. NEATNESS COUNTS! Page 443 be done on graph paper. HW Review Packet due Friday. 1stP, 2 problems, 2ndP Odd Problems, 3rdP Odd Problems, 4thP 2 problems.
- 1/12 Quiz on Friday on C5 Vocabulary and Pythagorean Theorem. Bring a calculator.
- Holiday Weekend: Finish the graphing activity if you did not finish it in class. Reminder for the Mardi Gras Season: Mrs. Coats would like donations of fake flowers for a future project. Mardi Gras Flowers are perfect for this. Send flowers in anytime. THANKS!
- 1/16 Note to parents: In class today, we covered lessons for Chapter 6 Lessons 1 &2, because I suspected there would be weather issues. Below are the assignments for both of those sections, but note that each set of assignments has the due days listed. Your student can complete all of the work listed below ahead of time or on schedule. CW C6L1 p. 446-448 and p.453, We did together C6L1 p.454-456 & C6L2 p.461-464. HW C6L1 p.457 Odd, p.458 All & p.460#18&19. (Due Thursday), HW for L2 p.464, p. 465 Odd, p.466 All, & p.468#20&21 (Due Friday), C6 Vocabulary packet (Due Monday). If there are questions, you or they can email me.
- NOTE: All HW for C6L1, C6L2, Vocabulary, and Translations/Reflection/Rotation Notes will be checked Tuesday 1/23/18. HW for C6L3 will be checked Wednesday. HW C6L3 p.479#1,3,4 p.480 #7-10, p.482 #18
- C6L4 Classwork pages 487-490, Do Got it’s on page 488, 489, 490, & #2 on p.490

CW/HW page 491 All p.492#7,8,9 p.494 All (Due Thurs) Also be prepared to write rules from Key Concept p.477 - HW Review Packet (Due Friday) p1 Odd, p2 #1-5, p3 #1&2, p4 #2,3,4, p5 #1,2,5,6,7, p6 #2,3,4 (Due Friday)
- Dilations Project – FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS (Due Monday, but extra points if turned in Friday.)
- 1/26/18 Chapter 6 Test (Major Assessment) Study C6 Vocabulary and Key Concepts pages 462,477,488
- 1/29 & 1/30 Review days. Students should practice graphing on a coordinate grid and multiplication tables if they feel that they have not mastered these skills (these are old skills that now require additional speed and accuracy). Ch 7 Glossary was distributed and should be turned completed on Friday. Using the glossary for this is required.
- 1/31 Begin Chapter 7. Classwork p509-511, Got its p.511&512, CW/HW page 513-514 and top of p.516
- 2/1 In class, we did 521-524, pages 538-540. CW/HW Similar vs. Congruent: p.541-542, Top of page 544 Vocabulary due Friday.
- 2/2 Worksheet packet on Similar Figures and Ratios.
- 2/5 In class we did pages 553-554 with the Got Its and Guided Practice#1&2, CW/HW p.557&558 & p.560Top
- 2/6 In class we did pages 561-564 GotIts and GP#1&2,CW/HW page 566-567 (Not#14&15) and page 568 Top
- 2/7 In class we did an activity with Similar triangles and slope calculations. Homework Packet for Test Review is due Friday but students are strongly encouraged to finish for Thursday so they can ask questions about problems they don’t understand.
- 2/8 PBS Slope and Similar Triangle Activity, Indirect measure and similar figures packet, “Guess This” Transformation. You should write the letter from the grid that matches the transformation listed.
- Friday, May 9, Major Assessment on Chapter 7 including vocabulary. (Moved from Thursday due to SpendADay)
- 1st Period class Gala donations: $10 restaurant gift card or 3 non-perishable food items with a handwritten index card recipe to use the donated items. DEADLINE, FRIDAY 2/9.
- 2/19 Chapter 8 Lesson 1, Extra Credit assignments due. Late work will not be accepted.
- 2/20 Chapter 8 Lesson 2
- 2/21 Chapter 8 Lesson 3
- 2/22 Chapter 8 Review
- 2/23 Chapter 8 Major Assessment.
- GALA Auction (you do not have to attend to bid). Mr. and Mrs. Coats will offer “Creepy Critters with the Coats,” a Saturday outing with TWO Haynes teachers for you and 3 of your friends. We will leave from Haynes Academy and will take the group of 4 to Audubon’s Insectarium and then to lunch. We will return to Haynes in the early afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Coats are very excited to see who will enjoy our Saturday outing. Note: Eating bugs at the Insectarium is optional, not MANDATORY! HA HA!
- Extra credit assignments available upon student’s request. A topic will be assigned specific to each student’s work on the pre-Leap assessment. Once the topic is assigned, the student must write two paragraphs about the topic. Paragraphs must be at least 5 sentences each and HAND WRITTEN. One of the paragraphs can be copied from an online source(the copy must be handwritten) and the source must be cited. The student must come up with 4 ORIGINAL problems that are associated with the topic. They must be correct with all work shown. This will be worth 10 extra points on a Major Test, but must be turned in on the Monday we return from the Mardi Gras holiday without exception. This is designed as a way to improve the student’s skills and will not be accepted if the work shown does not reflect those goals. The completed project must be reviewed by a parent/guardian and must contain their signature. This opportunity was posted on 1/31/18.
- 2/19 In class page 583, 584&586 ,page 587 Step 3 and page 588 #1-6, Start on your Vocabulary for Chapter 8 – Due Wednesday. Put it in your binder. Review the volume of a Cube and Rectangular Prism, Classwork page 589 – 592 With GotIts and #1-3 of Guided Practice. CW/HW page 593,594,and Top of 596.
- 2/20 CW Page 596 and 597.Reminder, Vocab due for C8 on Wednesday in Binder. In class page 598-599 With GotIts and #1-5 of Guided Practice. Cone Activity. CW/HW do page 602,603, and Top of 604.
- 2/21 Chapter 8 Lesson 3
- 2/22 Review for Chapter 8 Major Assessment. Memorize formulas for Area for a circle, Volume for a cylinder, cone, and sphere.
- 2/23 Major test Friday, Chapter 8 Lessons 1,2,3. Will include Vocabulary.