Seventh-grade math students are learning to use integers with the four operations of math (add, subtract, multiply, and divide). We have different sayings and graphics to help students memorize the rules. Here are a couple of videos that . . .
When the sixth-grade math students return to the classroom after taking a little break, they will be working with power! Students will write expressions as powers, find values of powers, and evaluate numerical expressions with whole-number . . .
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Sixth-grade math students have been learning the "Order of Operations". I'm convinced if you break out in song starting with "paren-the-sis" they will follow with the rest! :) The song we have been singing is in . . .
During 6th elective, we have been working on real-life math skills. We decided to have Money Mondays where we will continue practicing counting change back from purchases as well as calculating purchase costs. There are online . . .
Seventh-grade math students are learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers (a.k.a. introducing negative numbers to their world)!
Ask your sixth-grade students about ratios and rates. For example, what is the ratio of minutes they spend at school to the number of minutes they spend watching Netflix? At the grocery store, ask them to help find the unit rate of 10 . . .
Seventh-grade math students jumped into their new unit learning new vocabulary words. What kind of vocab words will they be using during this unit? Examples include ratio, rate, unit rate, complex fraction, proportion, proportional, . . .
What are the benefits of your student memorizing math facts? When a student memorizes math facts, they build fluency in math and have a higher confidence level in their academic performance. They are stronger (and quicker) with . . .
Seventh-grade math students have recently finished their rational numbers unit. In this unit, they worked the four operations with rational numbers. They should be masters of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing integers and . . .
The seventh-grade math students have recently concluded their integers unit and are embracing rational numbers. If you are curious about what rational numbers are, check out the video they watched as an introduction to this unit. ( Click . . .
"It's the Order of Operations - Say What?" The sixth-grade math students have been working hard at mastering the order of operations. Click here to listen to the song they have been singing in class. :)
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! My name is Mrs. Shelly Seaton, and I am super excited to be teaching 6th and 7th-grade math again this year at Putnam County R-1! I am enjoying meeting the students and . . .
Mrs. Seaton's Middle School students investigated how sound travels through string and air this week. Students analyzed sound waves with a cup attached to a string. They combined the cup and the string with a partner to model a string . . .