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    Good morning all! Only 2 more weeks to go!!!  This week we focus on: Factoring Part 2.  We will be exploring factoring different types of trinomials.  All links and assignments can be found on my school webpage or Microsoft Teams: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/class_pages/math/esther_wells/distance_learning_2020 This week's assignments are: 1. Watch video review on Factoring 2. Complete GeoGebra Factoring practice 3. Watch Video reviews on Factoring trinomials with a not equal to 1 and Difference of Squares 4.  Complete 2 IXL assignments on Factoring 5. Complete Quizizz on Factoring by end of day, Sunday, June 7th. Email office hours will be Wednesday from 1-2pm.  Office hours on Friday will NO LONGER be held via video, they will only be done via e-mail.  If you need to schedule a video conference, e-mail me for a time.  Otherwise, office hours on Fridays will be thru e-mail.  Good luck and continue to stay safe and healthy! :)   ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On Jun 01, 2020 at 8:30 AM
      
    Good morning all! Only 2 more weeks to go!!!  This week we focus on: Proportions Part 2.  We will be exploring more complex proportions that result in equations with variables on both sides.  All links and assignments can be found on my school webpage or Microsoft Teams: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/class_pages/math/esther_wells/distance_learning_2020 This week there are 4 assignments: 1. Watch video review and complete video notes 2. Complete Complex Proportions practice worksheet 3. Complete Proportions Word Problems practice worksheet 4. Complete Quizizz on Complex Proportions by end of day, Sunday, June 7th. Video office hours will be Monday from 12-1.  Office hours on Friday will NO LONGER be held via video, they will only be done via e-mail.  If you need to schedule a video conference, e-mail me for a time.  Otherwise, office hours on Fridays will be thru e-mail.  Good luck and continue to stay safe and healthy! :)   ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On Jun 01, 2020 at 8:06 AM
      
    Good morning!! Week 4 has begun and this week's topic is Proportions!  This will be the first of 2 parts on solving proportions (week 6 will be part 2).  You can find all documents and directions on Teams as well as my website: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/class_pages/math/esther_wells/distance_learning_2020 There are 4 activities this week: 1. Watch video on solving proportions and complete the video notes 2. Complete the Practice Proportions worksheet 3. Play the Dirt Bike racing game to continue practicing proportions 4.  Complete the Quizizz quiz on simple proportions As always, I will be available thru e-mail during the day and for video chat on Teams Monday from 12-1 and Friday from 11-12.  Good luck!   ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On May 18, 2020 at 8:23 AM
      
    Good morning!! Week 4 has begun and this week's topic is the Pythagorean Theorem!  You can find all documents and directions on Teams as well as my website: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/class_pages/math/esther_wells/distance_learning_2020 There are 4 activities this week: 1. Watch video to refresh on how to use the Pythagorean Theorem 2. Complete the GeoGebra Practice on solving for the missing side of a triangle 3. Complete the Pythagorean Theorem practice worksheet 4.  Complete the Quizizz quiz on Pythagorean Theorem Starting this week, my office hours on Wednesday from 1-2 will be thru email only.  If you NEED to speak with me directly you can request a video conference time.  I will be available thru e-mail during the day throughout the week as well, and for video chat on Teams Friday from 11-12.  Good luck!   ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On May 18, 2020 at 8:22 AM
      
    Good morning all, Week 3 is upon us and the topic this week is: Solving Equations and Proportions.  Yes, this is all review, but whether you are moving on to Geometry, Algebra II, or another math class, you will be continuously solving equations; and proportions will come in handy when solving similar triangles in Geometry.  There are 4 assignments this week: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=416792&pageId=41853465 1.  Watch Videos to brush up on Solving Equations/ Proportions 2.  Complete Solving Equations Activity (using GeoGebra Link) 3.  Complete Solving Proportions worksheet 4.  Complete Quizizz on Solving Equations/Complex Proportions As always, if you have any questions or concerns, you can e-mail me or log in during Office hours Wednesdays 1-2 and Fridays 11-12.  Good luck!  :)   ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On May 11, 2020 at 9:56 AM
      
    Good morning all, Week 3 is upon us and the topic this week is: The Distance Formula.  I know some of you may have seen this already in middle school, but you will be using this more in-depth in Geometry next year, so we are getting you prepared for that.  There are 3 assignments this week: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=416792&pageId=41853465 1.  Watch Video/take notes on Distance Formula 2.  Complete Distance Formula Maze worksheet 3.  Complete Quizizz on Distance Formula. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, you can e-mail me or log in during Office hours Mondays 12-1 and Fridays 11-12.  Good luck!  :)   ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On May 11, 2020 at 9:56 AM
      
    Good morning all! Week 2 has officially begun, and this week we are focusing on Graphing Equations. This week's assignments are posted on both my school website: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=416792&pageId=41853465 and in Teams (under files. The Quiz is posted under assignments).  There are 3 assignments: 1.  Practice Graphing Activity (link posted on site) 2.  Graphing Quiz (link posted on site) 3.  Challenge Game (flash required to play, if you have it) You do NOT have to send me all your work, The practice is designed to make sure you understand the material, BEFORE you take the quiz. As always, I have office hours Wednesday from 1-2 and Friday from 11-12.  Good luck.  Please feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions. ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On May 04, 2020 at 9:54 AM
      
    Good morning all! Week 2 has officially begun, and this week we are focusing on Midpoint.  Most of you have already seen this in middle school, but, if you haven't, don't worry!!!! This week's assignments are posted on both my school website: https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=416792&pageId=41853465 and in Teams (under files. The Quiz is posted under assignments).  There are 4 assignments: 1.  Watch Video on Midpoint and complete the notes page 2.  Midpoint Practice Activity on GeoGebra (link posted on site) 3.  Midpoint Practice Worksheet 4.  Midpoint Quiz (link posted on site) You do NOT have to send me all your work, The practice is designed to make sure you understand the material, BEFORE you take the quiz. As always, I have office hours Monday from 12-1 and Friday from 11-12.  Good luck.  Please feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions. ~Mrs. Wells
    Posted by wellsel  On May 04, 2020 at 9:53 AM
      
    Good afternoon, Week 1 assignments have been posted both on my school website (the link below should take you directly to Distance Learning Folder): https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=416792&pageId=41853465 and in your Microsoft Teams group, under "Files."  This week's topic is Slope!! There is 1 document with several assignments: 1. Complete each link assignment in the document posted. 2. Complete the Quizizz assignments after completing above assignments. You should spend 30-45 minutes and complete as much of the activities as you can to review before completing the Quizizz quiz.  The Quiz will be available until 11:45pm on Sunday, May 3rd and is only 6 questions (link is also in the Directions Document).  Informal grades will be recorded in Microsoft Teams.   Video Office hours are Wednesdays from 1pm-2pm and Fridays from 11am-12pm if you have questions or need help with the assignments.  I am also available by e-mail.  Good luck!  :)
    Posted by wellsel  On Apr 27, 2020 at 2:20 PM
      
    Good afternoon, Week 1 assignments have been posted both on my school website (the link below should take you directly to Distance Learning Folder): https://potomachs.pwcs.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=416792&pageId=41853465 and in your Microsoft Teams group, under "Files."  This week's topic is Slope!! There are 3 assignments: 1. Video Notes - Watch the youtube video to review and fill in blank notes 2. Worksheet Finding Slope From a Graph 3. Worksheet Finding Slope from 2 Points. You should watch the whole video, as well as complete as much of both worksheets as you can within 30-45minutes worth of work time.  Answer Keys to #2 and 3 will be posted later this week for you to check your work and make sure you understand.   Video Office hours are Mondays from 12pm-1pm and Fridays from 11am-12pm if you have questions or need help with the assignments.  I am also available by e-mail.  Good luck!  :)
    Posted by wellsel  On Apr 27, 2020 at 2:08 PM
      
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