# Algebra I, tutor – September 30

Click on the Learning Dashboard icon.  This should bring up several options.  Click on Coaches.  Where it says add a coach, type in the following:  blecklider@juno.com

This will allow me to monitor and view your activity.  After you have added me as a coach, go back and click on “Activity”.  You may have to take a pre-test first.  If so, please take the 8 question test.  Don’t worry if you don’t know many or all of the answers.  Now click on activity, if you weren’t able to do so without taking this pre-test.

In the search area, type in “slope intercept form.”  Please watch the videos presented and then try the “exercises.”  Please spend at least 15 minutes a day on this website for five days of the week.

# Pre-Algebra Assignment Sheet, September 30

Daily Assignment Sheet

Teacher:         Brenda Lecklider                  Date Assigned: September 30th

Class:        Pre Algebra

Student Assignment

Monday:         Lesson 2.7,  Problems 1-4

Do the following SAT prep questions:

A certain store stocks 5 different brands of ice cream, and sells a pint of each for \$2.75, \$3.25, \$2.50, \$3.25, and \$3.00, respectively.  What is the positive difference between the mode price and the median price?

a. \$.05 b.  \$.25            c.  \$.30            d.  \$.50            e.  \$.75

If the average (arithmetic mean) of b and 2 is equal to the average of b, 3, and 4, what is the value of b?

a.  2                 b.  4                 c.  8                 d.  10               e.  16

If a car travels 1/100 of a kilometer each second, how many kilometers does it travel per hour?

a.  3/5              b.  3 3/5           c.  36               d.  72               e. 100

Tuesday          Quiz in class over 2.1-2.6

and

Wednesday:    Lesson 2.8:  Do problems 13-28, 35, 36, 38-47

Thursday

and

Friday:           Lesson 2.9, Problems 7-21, 31-34, 38-47 and Checkpoint Quiz 2,                                                    problems 1-12

Find the hidden phrase or title:

rest

__________

placed

Parent Responsibility:  Make sure that your student has completed the homework and work is shown for all problems.

To Bring to Class:  Graph Paper, loose-leaf notebook paper, pencil, colored

pen (other than blue or black).

# Prep Math Assignment Sheet, October 3

Daily Assignment Sheet

Teacher:         Brenda Lecklider                  Date Assigned: October 3rd

Class:        Math                                             Date Due:  October 7th

Student Assignment

Thursday:      5th Graders:  Lesson 25 and 26 Practice problems and Math Detective #36

6th Graders:  Lesson 23 Activity Problems and 24 Practice problems and Math Detective #2

Friday:           5th Graders:  Lesson 26 Problem set, problems 1-25

6th Graders:  Supplemental Practice for Lesson 18 (page 690), odd problems 1-21 and Supplemental Practice for Lesson 20 (page 691), odd problems 1-25 and Supplemental Practice for Lesson 22, do odd problems 1-19

Try the “Math That Makes You Squirm” Puzzlers below:

5th Graders – About ¾ of Known animal species are arthropods – animals like flies, spiders, scorpions, moths, crayfish, centipedes, etc.

If everyone at your school is dressing up as a different animal for the upcoming Harvest party, and there are 600 people in the school, how many should come dressed as arthropods?

Artic terns fly round trip from the Artic to the Antarctic each year.  That’s 11,000 miles one way.

If Artic terns could collect one frequent flyer mile for every mile they fly, how many frequent flier miles could an Artic tern collect over a 20-year period?

If your school bell rings at 118 decibels, and someone lucky enough to get caught under it when it rings jumps 4 ½ centimeters per decibel, how high do they jump?

If David’s yard measures 110’ x 25’ and is tightly packed with snow 2 feet deep, how many cubic-foot bricks of snow are available for him to build a scale model of the Taj Mahal?

Parent

Responsibility:  Make sure that the student has completed the homework

and has shown the work.

Parent Signature:_________________________________________________

To Bring to Class:  Math book, loose-leaf notebook paper, pencil, colored pen                                     (other than blue or black), homework assignments.  Mtmysquirmp2_4_5

# Prep Math Assignment Sheet, September 30

Daily Assignment Sheet

Teacher:         Brenda Lecklider                  Date Assigned: September 30th

Class:        Math                                             Date Due:  October 3rd

Student Assignment

Monday:         5th Graders:   Lesson 23 and 24 Practice Problems

6th Graders:  Lesson 22 Practice problems and attached worksheet

Fractions Exercise 20,21

your fraction manipulatives and bring them to class in a plastic bag.  We will use them in class on Thursday.

Wednesday:    5th Graders:  Fractions Exercise 4 and 5

6th Graders:  Lesson 22 Problem set problems 1-30 and Math Detective #1

Parent Signature:_________________________________________________

To Bring to Class:  Math book, loose-leaf notebook paper, pencil, colored pen                                     (other than blue or black), homework assignments.

# Algebra Assignment Sheet, September 30

Daily Assignment Sheet

Teacher:         Brenda Lecklider                  Date Assigned: September 30th

Class:        Algebra

Student Assignment

Monday:         Chapter 2 Review (done in class) and Lesson 3 Overview.

Tuesday:        Chapter 2 Test (In class)

Wednesday:   Lesson 3.1 – Do problems 21-53 (you may use your calculators on problems 48-53), and problems 68-75

Check your stock price and record it on your stock sheet.  We will do the Biggest Winner/Biggest Loser contest in class Thursday.

Thursday/

Friday:           Lesson 3.2 – Do even problems 24-54, and problems 58-61

Lesson 3.3 – Do problems 10-39, 50-56 (you may use your calculators on these problems), 65

When the positive integer n is divided by 5, the remainder is 0.  What is the remainder when 3n is divided by 5?

1.  0         b.  1                 c.  2                 d.  3                 e.  4
 The sum of the positive odd integers less than 50 is subtracted from the sum of the positive even integers less than or equal to 50.  What is the resulting difference?   0      b.  25         c.  50         d.  100        e.  200

Parent Responsibility:

Please make sure that your student is showing his/her work on homework assignments.

To Bring to Class:

Looseleaf notebook paper, pencil, colored pen (other than blue or black), math book, calculator

# Prep English Assignment Sheet, October 3

Daily Assignment Sheet

Teacher:         Lecklider                                Date Assigned: October 3rd

Class:              5th-6th English                      Date Due: October 7th

Thursday:      Complete the Extra Practice worksheet. There will be a grammar test covering Chapter 1.  Students should study by reviewing the concepts in the book.  Students need to know their prepositions to be successful in class.  We reviewed this in class today.

Friday:           Complete the reading of Chapters 1-3 of Where the Red Fern Grows.  Answer the questions on the study guide.  Please use complete sentences on this assignment.  The Thinking About the Story question is optional and extra credit for 5th graders.

Continue memorizing the definition and Bible verse for the character trait, self-control.

Definition:  Self Control – Waiting for what is best, rather than enjoying what is immediate.

Memory Verse:  “It is God’s will that you should be holy; . . .that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable.”

~ I Thessalonians 4: 3a, 4

5th Graders:  Review the following spelling words below.  Have your parent test you and record the student’s score at the bottom of the assignment sheet.

Short sounds of a: abash, canal, relax, attack, attract, dispatch, distract, expand, defect, elect

6th Graders:  Review the following spelling words below.  Have your parent test you and record the student’s score at the bottom of the assignment sheet.

Sound of U before r in such words as urge, marked u: burn, spur, curb, spurn, nurse, burst, urgency, curl, journey, journalist

Parent Responsibility:  Make sure that the student has completed the homework

assignments.  Review the memory verse with the student.  Record the spelling test results below.

Spelling test:  _________________ correct out of ten.

Parent

Responsibility:           Make sure that the student has completed the homework assignments.

________________________________________________________

Parent Signature

To Bring to Class:  English Writing and Grammar book and homework assignments.

# Prep English Assignment Sheet, September 30

Daily Assignment Sheet

Teacher:         Lecklider                                Date Assigned: September 30th

Class:        5th-6th English                Date Due: October 3rd *

Monday:         Complete pages 19 and 20 in your Writing and Grammar book.

Tuesday/

Wednesday:   Begin reading Chapters 1-3 of Where the Red Fern Grows.  This study guide will be due October 7th

Complete the vocabulary section first as there will be a spelling test on Thursday. 6th Graders will be asked to give a definition for the spelling words as well.

residential        unfortunate     coaxing            drastic             sparsely

allotted            aromatic          deliberately     astonishment

Answer the questions on the study guide.  Please use complete sentences on this assignment.  The Thinking About the Story question is optional and extra credit for 5th graders.

Begin memorizing the definition and Bible verse for the character trait, self-control.

Definition:  Self Control – Waiting for what is best, rather than enjoying what is immediate.

Memory Verse:  “It is God’s will that you should be holy; . . .that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable.”

–          I Thessalonians 4: 3a, 4

Parent

Responsibility:           Make sure that the student has completed the homework assignments.  Review the Chapter One homework with the student so they are prepared for the test.

________________________________________________________

Parent Signature

To Bring to Class:  English Writing and Grammar book and homework assignments.

# Prep History Assignment Sheet, October 3

Daily Assignment Sheet

# Teacher:         Lecklider                    Date Assigned: October 3rd

Class:              5th-6th History             Date Due: October  7th

Thursday/

Friday:           Today in class students listened to part of the story, The Perfect Tribute.  Using the questions answered in class, give your parent a narration of the story.

1. What was President Lincoln’s mood and demeanor as he prepared to go to Gettysburg?
2. With whom was President Lincoln comparing himself?
4. What did President Lincoln feel would be important in the speech he was writing?
5. Who were some of the people gathered at Gettysburg?
6. Who spoke first and for how long?
7. How did the crowd respond to this speech?
8. How did the crowd respond to the president’s speech?
9. What did President Lincoln think of his speech and it’s reception?

Copywork: In your nicest handwriting, copy the last paragraph of

The Gettysburg Address.  Information regarding The Gettysburg Address and the actual speech has been e-mailed to parents.

6th Graders: After reading your story, write a short narration of what you read (using a computer to write your narration is preferred).  Be sure to include the person’s name, occupation, and whether they were for the north or the south.

Parent Signature:  _____________________________________________

To Bring to Class:  History Notebook and colored pencils

# Prep History Assignment Sheet, September 30

Daily Assignment Sheet

Teacher:         Brenda Lecklider                  Date Assigned: September 30th

Class:              5th-6th History                      Date Due: October 3rd

Tuesday          Copywork: In your nicest handwriting, copy the first two paragraphs of

The Gettysburg Address.  Information regarding The Gettysburg Address (and the actual speech) has been e-mailed to parents.  The first two paragraphs to be copied are in bold print on the e-mail attachment.