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Journal Entries Trimester 2JSE FORM (Journal Self Evaluation):
JSE form

WEEK 1 Jan 3-9

JE 30: REVISE Checkup 7.6 as needed. (Any score less than a 4, even 4-, indicates a need to revise and retake.) Use the Checkup Revision Directions as a guide. DUE THIS FRIDAY in order to be in time to retake 7.6. Your revision is needed BEFORE you can retake. (assign date: 1/2 due:1/5)

JE 31 Integer Multiplication/Division practice (including word problems) TO BE DONE IN JOURNAL.
(assign date 1/3 due 1/4) JE 31 PDF

JE 32 MORE Integer Multiplication/Division practice ("Jokes") To be done on the yellow page, showing work in journal of last column on the back (E 65). (assigned 1/4 for 1/5)
JE 32 Multiplication/Division Jokes pdf

WEEK 2 Jan 9-16

JE 33 Power Expressions with Integers (pink, 1/2 page; assigned 1/9 for 1/10) SHOW WORK IN JOURNAL
JE 33 Power Practice Pages pdf

JE 34 and 35 Order of Operations (with key to fix errors) Assigned 1/10 for 1/11 and 1/13.
JE 34 and 35 pdf

SEE ALSO: POW #1 Pole in the Pond Task (Assigned 1/9 TURN IN 1/17)

WEEK 3 Jan 17-23
JE 36: REVISE Checkups 7.7 and 7.8. DUE: MON. 1/23
USE your notes and LEARN from your mistakes! STAY after school or during X-Block to ask questions BEFORE the due date. Be ready for the retakes next week! (no revisions, no retake in class)

JE 37: Translating from words to symbols.
JE 37pdf

Week 4 Jan 23-30
JE 38 Practice with power expressions, order of operations. DO IN JOURNAL. Ready date: Tues 1/24
JE 38 pdf
POW #3 Gas in the Tank. ASSIGNED 1/24 DUE 1/31
POW 3 pdf

JE 38 KEY to revise work
JE 38 KEY pdf
JE 39 Representing situations with a rational numbers.
JE 39 pdf

Week 5 Jan 30 - Feb 6
JE 40 Evaluating expressions (4 sets, 16 problems) SHOW ALL STEPS in journal (USE your notes!)
JE 40 pdf with examples
JE 41 Practice Simplifying expressions that contain rational numbers
JE 41 with Key


Week 6 Feb 6 - 13 MID TERM (NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS FRIDAY FEB 10)
JE 42 - CHECK your work on JE 41 to learn from mistakes, ask questions, get help
POW #4 Cars in a Lot Assigned 2/7 due 2/14
POW 4 pdf
ORGANIZE your notes into the booklet started in class to use on the assessment over Order of Operations and Rational Numbers on THURSDAY, Feb 9!

Week 7 Feb 13-20
JE 43 Evaluation Practice (1/2 page, white) DO in your journal.
JE 43 PDF
JE 44 Translation and Evaluation Practice (1/2 page, blue) DO in your journal!
JE 44 PDF

POW 5 Numbers Between Numbers
DON'T FORGET to VERIFY! It's part of the expectations.
POW 5 PDF

Week 8 Feb 21-27
JE 45: (assigned 2/21 due 2/22) CORRECT errors on Check 7.10 Evaluating Expressions (on another piece of paper). Learn from your mistakes! Be ready to retake and be successful. See me if you have questions. TURN IN if you want me to give you feedback.
JE 46: (assigned 2/22 DUE 2/23) "Four Big Problems" JE 46 PDF
Continuation of activity begun in class: Order of Operations with Rational Numbers, presenting work correctly to avoid errors.
IN CLASS ASSIGNMENT: CORRECT errors on RETAKE of CHECK 7.9 (Rational Number Operations) You know the drill! No corrections, no retake during class. (Retake will have to take place after school-- REQUIRED.)
POW: REVISE and turn back in any POWs that need revisions. Turn in original work with new work marked "revision". COMPLETE and TURN IN any POWs that are missing. (No new POW this week.)
SAVE YOUR POWS FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO!
ALL POWS DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 9


Week 9 Feb 27- March 5
NO NEW ASSIGNMENTS: REVISE and/or COMPLETE any missing or below-par POWs. COMPLETE means that your work INCLUDES a justification, clearly labeled! Turn in revisions WITH the original work for comparison. Revisions may need to be complete re-thinking of the problem using the written feedback given to you OR you need to JUSTIFY your original work and thinking. (Label new work).

LAST DAY TO TURN IN ANY POWS: FRIDAY, MARCH 9.

Week 10 March 5-12
JE 47a (starred problems only, addition and subtraction situations) Practice using algebra (inverse operations and equality) to solve equations, not just figure it out in your head. CHECK your solutions!
JE 47 parts a and b


END of trimester is very near! Stay after school for extra tutoring in order to re-take assessments. Improving understanding in the ONLY way to improve your grade. There's no "Extra Credit"; it takes Extra Effort from YOU, in and out of class, to improve your understanding and retake assessments successfully.

LAST DAY TO RETAKE ASSESSMENTS in time to improve trimester grade: MONDAY, MARCH 19.

Week 11+ March 12-21
Four Little Problems (no JE number)

JE 47b (circled problems only, multiplication and division situations) Practice using algebra (inverse operations and equality) to solve equations, not just figure it out in your head. CHECK your solutions!
JE 47 parts a and b pdf
JE 47 ab KEY pdf

JE 47c Practice with multiplication/division situations. "Joke" practice pages. Begun in class 3/16, due (except starred problems) Monday 3/19. DO IN JOURNAL! SHOW ALL YOUR WORK CORRECTLY AND CHECK SOLUTIONS!
JE 47 C pdf

Complete JE47c, starred problems. (solving using reciprocals)
JE 48 Practice translating words into equations and solving them, USING ALGEBRA.
JE 48 pdf



END OF TRIMESTER 2 Thursday March 22
No School for Students Friday, March 23

SPRING BREAK! ENJOY!



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