Math - 8CC and Geometry

8CC 
Welcome back!  Trimester 1 picks up right where we left off last year in math.  We begin with solving equations and then learn about exponents and square roots.  We will also learn the difference between rational and irrational numbers and have fun with square roots, cube roots and scientific notation. In November we will explore proportional relationships, slope and linear equations.  Along the way we will work on problem solving strategies and developing a growth mindset. We got this!  Students should bring their math notebook and folder, pencil and calculator to class (and home) every day! And don't forget you can practice your skills using ixl!

Geometry 
I can't wait to explore the world of Geometry with my Block 4 class!  We will certainly be reviewing our Algebra skills every week, and work on more Problems of the Month. Chapter one focuses on seeing and thinking in 3-D.  We will start with points, lines and planes, and then work with angles.  Chapter 2 explores deductive reasoning and we will learn how to write proofs. We will then move to parallel and perpendicular lines. in Ch. 3.  And Chapter 4 we get to prove triangle congruence and my favorite concept, CPCTC! We will work hard, think creatively and have lots of fun. Students should bring their math notebook and folder, pencil and calculator to class (and home) every day!