Do a little bit at a time. Memories made over long period of time with stick with you longer. Practice until you cannot get the topic wrong, not until you get it right.

Due September 17:
Understanding moving the decimal
pages 523-526 (Reading Comprehension)
page 532-533 (Spelling and Capitalization)
pages 539-540 (Math)

Due October 1:

Order of Operations 

Word Choice - Who vs Whom

Word Choice -They're, their, there

Commas 1

Singular and Plural Nouns

Converting Decimals to Fractions  

Converting Percents to Decimals

Cancel Zeros When Dividing


pages 522 (Vocabulary)
pages 527-531 (Reading Comprehension)
page 533 (Punctuation)
pages 541-542 (Math)
page 548 (Abilities)

Complete as much as you can but whatever is not finished is due next week with corrections.

Due October 1:
Thorough corrections from your lowest two sections from the HSPT practice test - For this week, thorough corrections from all questions solved incorrectly are to be handed in. For vocabulary, write some synonyms or root words. For reading comprehension, write the line where the answer can be found. For math, all work must be shown. For language, write the grammar rule. For abilities, write the pattern or rule. If there is no obvious rule, explain your answer.


pages 530-531 (Reading Comprehension)

page 535-538 (Usage and Clarity)

pages 543-547 (Math)

page 549-551 (Abilities) 

Duce October 8: - everything from last week and
Page 357 (Verbal)
Page 371-372 (Reading Comprehension)
Page 379 (Vocabulary)
Page 363 (Quantitative)
Page 389 (Grammar)
Multiplying and dividing in scientific notation
Patterns in powers of 10
Understanding Place Value when multiplying or dividing by 10
Multiply and Divide by powers of 10

Due October 15:
Percent word problems  --------most important topic on the test along with rate problems. Both types can be solved as proportions
Multiply and Divide Powers with Integer Exponents
Pronoun Vagueness
Commas 3
Apostrophes 3
Except/Accept and Affect/Effect
Page 357-360 (Verbal)
Page 363-365 (Quantitative)
Page 371-374 (Reading Comprehension)
Page 379-380 (Vocabulary)
Page 389-392 (Grammar)

Due October 23:
Pronoun Case 4
Subject Verb Agreement 4
Represent multistep word problems using equations
Page 361-362 (Verbal)
Page 366-367 (Quantitative)
Page 375-376 (Reading Comprehension)
Page 381-382 (Math)
Page 393 (Grammar)
Review vocabulary from the lexicon that was emailed to you and make a sentence from one word in each box on the left side of the first page.

Due October 30:
Combining Like Terms with Negatives and Distribution
Interpreting Linear Expressions
Page 439-440 (Verbal)
Page 368 (Quantitative)
Page 377-378 (Reading Comprehension)
Page 383-385 (Math)
Page 394, 472-473 (Grammar)
Review vocabulary from the lexicon that was emailed to you and make a sentence from one word in each box on the right side of the first page.

Due November 6:
Page 445-446 (Quantitative)
Page 453-454 (Reading Comprehension)
Page 463 (Math)
Page 474 (Grammar)
Review vocabulary from the lexicon that was emailed to you and make a sentence from one word in each box on the left side of the second page.

Additional Review and future homework:
Divisibility Tests
Finding prime numbers
Factor pairs
Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic (Factoring to primes)
Identify Factors and Multiples
Least Common Multiple
Greatest Common Factor
Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple Word Problems

Subtracting Negatives
Adding and subtracting negatives
Adding and Subtracting Negative Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions Word Problems
Converting percents to decimals
Converting decimals to fractions

Converting Fractions to Decimals
Rounding Decimals
Rewriting decimals as fractions challenge
Multiplying positive and negative fractions
Multiplication with Decimals
Dividing Decimals
Comparing Rational Numbers
Order of Operations - (Challenge: Order of operations with negatives)
Challenge: Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers
Rational Number Word Problems

Exponents - (Challenge: Exponents with Integer Bases)
Positive and Zero Exponents
Square roots of perfect squares
Estimating Square Roots

Understanding moving the decimal
Patterns in powers of 10
Understanding Place Value when multiplying or dividing by 10
Multiply and Divide by powers of 10
Multiplying and Dividing with powers of 10
Scientific Notation
Adding and subtracting in scientific notation
Scientific Notation Challenge

Writing Proportions
Solving proportions
Solving Proportions word problems
Ratio Word Problems Rate problems - (Challenge:Rate problems with fractions)
Finding Percents
Percent word problems
Discount, Tax, and Tip word Problems
Markup and Commission Word Problems
 Fraction Multiplication as Scaling
Interpreting Scale Drawings
Age Word Problems
Multiple Units Word Problems

Reading Bar Graphs
Reading Picture Graphs
Mean, median, mode
Find a missing value given the mean
Median and range Puzzlers
More average practice

Area of rectangles - (Challenge:Area and perimeter of rectangles word problems)
Finding a side given the area
Area of Triangles
Radius, Diameter, and Circumference
Area of Circles -- Challenge: Area and Circumference of Circles
Extra Challenge: Area and Circumference of Parts of Circles
Challenge: Shaded Regions
Pythagorean Theorem

Challenge: Pythagorean Theorem Word Problems
Triangle Inequality Theorem

Challenge:Evaluating expressions with variables
Writing Expressions
Interpreting Linear Expressions
Writing Algebraic Expressions Word Problems

One step algebra
Two Step Algebra
Two Step Equation Word Problems
Two Step Equations with Decimal/Fraction Coefficients

Complementary and Supplementary Angles
Finding Angle Measures 1
Finding Angle Measures 2
Finding Angles in a Triangle
Finding Angles in Isosceles Triangles
Triangle Angle Review
Create Expressions to Solve for Missing Angles
Finding missing angles
Unknown Angle Algebra Problems
 Quadrilateral Angles
 Angles in a polygon
Surface Area
Solid Geometry Word Problems
Volume with fractions
Volume word problems with fractions

Multiplying powers with like bases
Multiplying Monomials (Exponents)
Dividing powers with like bases
Exponents raised to exponents
Using exponent rules to reevaluate expressions
Properties of Exponents
Multiply and Divide Powers with Integer Exponents
Powers of Products and Quotients
Properties of exponents Challenge
More Powers of Products and Quotients Practice
Multiplying and dividing in scientific notation

Word Choice -They're, their, there
To and two, with too, too
Except/Accept and Affect/Effect
Apostrophe Practice
Punctuation Fill-in the blank
Adjectives - describe nouns grammar has some great grammar and vocabulary. It donates rice to feed the hungry for every correct answer.


Dangling Modifiers - Dangling Modifiers
Verb Tense
Punctuating Lists
Plural Possessive -
Singular and Plural Nouns
Subject Verb Agreement (KA) -
Pronoun Agreement (KA) -
Commas -
Adverbs vs Adjectives (KA)
Indefinite Pronouns (KA)
Parallel Structure
Irregular Verbs
Prepositional Phrases
Irregular Plurals Review
Subject, Object, or Direct Object
Commonly Confused Words (Assorted)
Pronoun Vagueness
Identifying Verbs

Formula Sheet

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