Welcome to our 2019-2020 Math 7 Extended class page! I am looking forward to a great school year!   If you have any questions, please email me:  vembuc@pwcs.edu. 


Week of May 25th:

We had our last instructional online session for the year. We reviewed  to evaluate algebraic expressions using the traditional and the desmos way.  Related practice assignments are posted on Teams -> Files-> Distance_Learning-> 0520.
Note To receive an end of the year grade bump, students must turn in  the weekly assignments posted on TEAMS including the digital activities by June 3rd.


Week of May 18th:

We reviewed to evaluate algebraic expressions using the traditional and desmos way.   Related practice assignments are posted on Teams -> Files-> Distance_Learning-> 0519.
Note To receive an end of the year grade bump, students must be completing the weekly assignments posted on TEAMS including the digital activities.

Week of May 11 th:

We reviewed the percentage increase and decrease for a given scenario when the original and current values are given . You will find this weeks practice assignments including the digital activities on Teams -> Files - >Distance_Learning -> 0513.  Try them out!! 
Note : To receive an end of the year grade bump, students must be completing the weekly assignments posted on TEAMS including the digital activities.

Week of May 4th:

We reviewed how to find out part/whole/percentage of a number using the percentage equation a = pw. You will find this weeks practice assignments including the digital activities on Teams -> Files - >Distance_Learning -> 0506.
 Try them out!!


Week of Apr 27th:

We reviewed the answers to the last week logic puzzles and part of Unit 1- Real Number System. In TEAMS, under the "Files" tab, I have opened a folder called "DISTANCE_LEARNING", where you'll find practice materials including the digital ones to work. I highly recommend you to use your free time to complete those. Also, under the Assignments tab -complete the survey and a quiz  on Real Numbers . Make sure to complete them as well by the due date.

Week of April 14th, 2020.

Today(4/15), we kick started the online learning. We were excited to see each other through the distance learning platform! Thanks to the advanced technology and the brilliant minds:) 
We went over the online schedule and the grading guidelines for the rest of the school year. 
All NHIs /RETAKE submissions must be scanned and sent to my emaild: vembuc@pwcs.edu on/before 04/22.
Please find my schedule below:

Week of March 23, 2020
I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.  During this week, please be in the lookout for email(s) from Ms.McCulla and from me about the specific content instructions and optional assignments you could do over this unexpected school closure . 
I will be continuing to use this web page to provide instructional materials and other essential information. 

Week of March 6th:
As part of Unit -6, Linear Functions and Graphing, students have learned to find out the slope when a graph is given. The corresponding IXL to practice is 8-Y.1.

Week of March 2nd:

We've learned to identify the relations and functions when given in the form of tables, graphs, mapping diagrams or ordered pairs. The IXLs assigned for this topic are 8-Z.1, 8-Z.22. Due - 03/08.


Week of Feb 24th:

Students have learned to solve, graph the InEqualities when given in the form of equations, models or word problems. Students have taken a summative test. The IXLs assigned are 8-X.1, 8-X.6 through 8-X.9.  Reach 75%. Due 3/3



Week of Feb 17th:
We have learned to interpret word problems, set up equations and solve for the unknown variable. The Review Study guide including the key for this unit is placed under Unit 6 - Files and Documents. The summative test is on 2/20.

Week of Feb 3rd.
We have mastered our learning on solving multi-step linear equations involving whole numbers and fractions. Coming up, we'll learn to apply the multi-step linear equations to word problems. The IXLs to practice are 8-W1, 8-W.3 and 8-W.8 THROUGH 8-W.14. Due 02/16. 

Week of Jan 28th:


Students are learning to solve multi-step equations which has the variable on both sides of the equation. No new IXLs assigned. Students must complete  
8-V.13, 8-V.15, 8-V.16 by 1/30.


Week of January 20th:


We have learned to use Combine Like Terms to simplify Algebraic Expressions. The IXLs to be practiced are : 8-V.13, 8-V.15, 8-V.16.


January 13th, 2020.

We have completed Unit 5 - Composite Figures and 3-D shapes. Coming up, students will learn about solving Multistep Equations and InEqualities.

Week of January 06, 2020.
Welcome Back! I hope everyone had a relaxing, restful winter break!
We have completed Part A of Unit 5 - Area and perimeter of Composite Figures. Students will take a unit test on 1/10.

Week of December 6th:

As part of Unit 5, students are learning to calculate the Perimeter and Area of composite Figures. The IXLs to practice are 8-T.1 through 8-T.7(Optional). Students have been assigned to do homework from Student Workbook- Page 74 and Page 78.


Week of November 18th :

As part of Unit 4, we are learning to perform transformations for a give pre-image, and also write down the algebraic transformations rule.The IXLs to be practiced are 8-P.6 THROUGH 8-P.11 and 8-Q.2 and 8-Q.3(Optional).


Week of November 4:

As concluding part of Unit 3, students have learned to solve word problems by applying Pythagorean Theorem.IXLs to be practiced are 8-R1, 8-R.2, 8-R.3, 8-R.4, 8-R.5 . Reach 75%
Unit 3 Test on 11/13.


Week of October 28th:
Verify and Apply Pythagorean Theorem: Students are learning to determine if the given sides form a Right Triangle by applying the Pythagorean Theorem: 
a2 + b= c2.
IXLs to be practiced are :
8-R1, 8-R.2, 8-R.3, 8-R.4, 8-R.5 . Reach 70%


Week of October 21st:
Algebraic Applications:
We are steadily progressing with Unit 3 - Algebraic Applications. Students have learned to apply the "Order of Operations" to evaluate Algebraic Expressions.
Also, students are fascinated by the powerful tool - Desmos Scientific calculator, which takes the Order of Operations to whole new level. Make sure your child  uses the correct version of Desmos . Please find the link below.
https://www.desmos.com/testing/virginia/scientific
The IXLs to be practiced are : 8-V.5, 8-V.6, 8V-7, 8-V.8, 8-V.9. Reach 70%.


Week of October 14th.
Consumer Math and its real life Applications.
a) Calculate Simple Interest for a given Principal amount, rate of interest and 
the number of years.
b) Reconcile a Bank Statement to find out the current balance.
c) Unit 2 Test on 10/21.

Week of September 16th, 2019.

1. Students have learned to estimate and approximate the square roots of non-perfect squares.
2. They have also learned to order and compare the real numbers expressed as fractions, decimals, %s, scientific notation, and radicals. The IXLs assigned to this topic are 8-D.8, 8-D.4, 8-G.2, 8-J.2. The due date is 09/24.
3.  Students will have their unit 1 test on Wednesday(09/25).



Week of September 9th, 2019. 

  1. Students have learned to classify the set of real numbers and identify where it belongs to.
  2. Students also learned to recognize the combination of rational and irrational numbers. Theycompleted a sorting activity and did error analysis on the same.
  3. Students were given handouts for this topic and is also posted under "Files and Documents." 
  4. Quiz - Every Friday.
  5. No new IXLs assigned!


Week of September 3rd, 2019. 

  1. Students completed the Pretest.
  2. We started  Unit 1 – Real Numbers(8.2) Students learned to describe and illustrate the relationships among the subsets of real number system using graphic organizers.
  3. Students were given handouts for this topic, and is posted under "Files and Documents." 
  4. Weekly quizzes will be give every Friday, to check for students' growth and understanding. 
  5. IXL assigned: 8-A.9, 8-D.5 - Reach 75%(due 09/13)



Week of August 26th, 2019
Welcome back from Summer break!  

Classroom routines and procedures sheet will be coming home with your child this week. Please review, sign and add it to the front page of your child's Math binder.
The first week went going over schedules, classroom procedures and expectations, and getting to know our students.  I will be using the Hub to send weekly updates as well as posting resources/ Assignments on the TEAMS.