Hope all enjoyed an extra day off on Friday! Happy Veteran's Day to all our vets and thank you for your service to our country. It was great to meet with many of you last week at conferences. I am confidient we are going to have a great second quarter in 7th grade!
In Math this week, students will be doing a project calculating percent of decrease using ads from the Sunday paper. This will be graded using the IB rubric (A. Knowledge and Understanding and D. Application to real life). We will also discuss how to calculate markups and markdowns (discounts), sales tax, tip, and simple interest. All concepts lend itself to real-life situations so if you are at the store with your child ask them about taking 20%, 30% or 50% off an item. Homework will be given Monday-Thursday and please make sure your child is working through their Khan Academy folders.