Our Math this week will be a little different than the progressions we have been following all year, but it will help you achieve the majority of the grade 7 outcomes without falling behind for next year.
No matter where you left off when we were last together, we will all start at the beginning of this new journey together. I will be posting a new concept/Progression every so often but remember, you can still go at your own pace, do what you can do and move along and seek help when needed. I’m just an email away!
Our first progression will be Algebra, which I know some of you have already completed but Algebra is an important Math concept that we use every day, even if we don’t realize it! If you do breeze through these lessons, try lessons 9 and 10 which cover the Grade 8 outcomes for Algebra. I have also included a few additional resources you can use to help you along the way.
Algebra – follow this link, https://courseware.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/27?gid=76 , (University of Waterloo – Grade 7 & 8 Mathematics – Equations and Pythagorean Theorem) and follow through lessons 1-8 only, in order. These modules start with the very basics of algebra and increasingly get increasingly harder. Complete the lessons, exercises and seek extra help if needed. Once complete, send me an email that you are done and with any questions you may have.
This site is pretty user friendly and covers the outcomes for Grade 7 Algebra perfectly! The only thing that I would caution you on is that when you go to click to the next “slide” after the video is complete, click the big BLUE NEXT button on the lower right side, not the “Next Unit Item”. I have attached an image of the site to illustrate the correct button.
Also, remember to use Google Chrome or any browser other than Microsoft Explorer, as it will not support it.
Here are a few other useful sites you can use for help with explanations or for extra practice:
Learn Alberta is another great tool for video explanations. (No password or username required) Follow these links to watch videos and switch to “Interactive” to play a few games with the information from the video.
Braingenie!! https://braingenie.ck12.org/ Keep using Braingenie for extra practice and even to go back and solidify some of those concepts you started already! Remember we ALL need some practice with word problems!
Your user name is your last name and your first name and the password is Password1
~ If you need your password reset email me and I will do it so as soon as I get the message!
Example: ForanMax Password1
Spy Guys - http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell11.swf
Math Games – This site is good for practice however it does not follow strictly along with NB Curriculum outcomes for Grade 7 but covers a variety of grade levels. No username or passwords are needed. There is also an option to print worksheets and the option to practice only the concepts you need to work on.
You may want to find some fun sites on your own too! Just google and play around with the different sites you find. If you find a good one, share it!
Parents, please reach out at any time. I will post some new suggestions each week to try to build some variety. Aim for 20- 30 minutes of Math each school day. I’m also attaching the Stem Learning suggestions which also have some Math activities which you may find useful. I’m here for your child’s learning and want to make this transition to home learning as “easy” as possible!
Have a great week!