Middle School Math,  Mrs. Vandecoevering 

Greetings mathematicians, my name is Marie Vandecoevering (many of you know me as Marie Fraser). I got married in February and I'm still getting use to the new last name. I graduated from the University of Portland with an Undergraduate degree in Education and got my Masters in Special Education from Concordia University. I lived in Oregon for most of my life but did get to experience the sunny life in San Diego for three years after I graduated college. This is my sixth year teaching and my third year at Holy Cross.

I love teaching math! I think it is such a fascinating subject that we use in our daily life. As a middle school teachers I think it is just as important to teach students life long skills that will help them in high school and also as adults. Teaching math is just part of my job, we also teach organization, time management, how to advocate for yourself, teamwork, and so much more. 

Let the learning begin.


We are the light of the World. Matthew 5:14



6th Grade

Chapter 4 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Section 2 - Fractions with Like Denominators

Section 3 - Fractions with Unlike Denominators 

Section 4 - Adding Mixed Numbers

Section 5 - Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Section 6 - Equations with Fractions

Chapter 5 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

Section 1 - Multiplying Fractions

Section 2 - Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Section 3 - Dividing Fractions

Section 4 - Dividing Mixed Numbers

Section 5 - Solving Fraction Equations by Multiplying 

Section 6 - The Customary System

Module 1: Ratios and Unit Rates

Topic A: Representing and Reasoning about Ratios

Lesson 1-2: Ratios

Lesson 3-4: Equivalent Ratios

Lesson 5-6: Problem Solving by Finding Equivalent Ratios

Lesson 7: Associated Ratios and Value of a Ratio

Lesson 8: Equivalent Ratios Defined Through the Value of a Ratio

Topic B: Collections of Equivalent Ratios

Lesson 9: Tables of Equivalent Ratios
 
Lesson 10: The Structure of Ratio Tables - Additive and Multiplicative
 
Lesson 11: Comparing Ratios Using Ratio Tables
 
Lesson 12: From Ratio Tables to Double Number Line Diagrams
 
Lesson 13: From Ratio Tables to Equations Using the Value of a Ratio
 
Lesson 14: From Ratio Tables, Equations, and Double Number Line Diagrams to Plots on the Coordinate Plane

November calendar for Team Albert Einstein. 

November calendar for Team Brahmagupta. 

Remember these dates are tentative and are subject to change, refer to your weekly agenda for the most updated dates and deadlines.

Newsletter for Team Albert Einstein. 

Newsletter for Team Brahmagupta.



7th Grade

Module 1: Expressions and Equations

Topic A: Use Properties of Operations to Generate Equivalent Expressions

Lesson 1-2: Generating Equivalent Expressions

Lesson 3-4: Writing Products as Sums and Sums as Products

Lesson 5: Using the Identity and Inverse to Write Equivalent Expressions

Lesson 6: Collecting Rational Number Like Terms

Topic B: Solve Problems Using Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities

Lesson 7: Understanding Equations

Lesson 8-9: Using If-Then Moves in Solving Equations

Lesson 10-11: Angle Problems and Solving Equations

Lesson 12: Properties of Inequalities

Lesson 13: Inequalities

Lesson 14: Solving Inequalities 

Lesson 15: Graphing Solutions to Inequalities

November calendar for Team 7th Grade.

Remember these dates are tentative and are subject to change, refer to your weekly agenda for the most updated dates and deadlines.

Newsletter for Team 7th Grade.


Pre-Algebra

Chapter 4: Factors, Fractions, and Exponents

Section 1: Divisibility and Factors

Section 2: Exponents

Section 3: Prime Factorization and Greatest Common Factor

Section 4: Simplifying Fractions

Section 6: Rational Numbers

Section 7: Exponents and Multiplication 

Section 8: Exponents and Division

Section 9: Scientific Notation

Chapter 5: Operations with Fractions

Section 1: Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Section 2: Decimals and Fractions

November calendar for Team Pre-Algebra.

Remember these dates are tentative and are subject to change, refer to your weekly agenda for the most updated dates and deadlines.

Newsletter for Team Pre-Algebra.


Algebra

Chapter 5: Exponents and Polynomials 

Section 1: Exponents

Section 2: More with Exponents

Section 3: Multiplying and Dividing Monomials

Section 4: Scientific Notation

Section 5: Polynomials

Section 6: More with Polynomials

Section 7: Addition of Polynomials

Section 8: Subtraction of Polynomials

Adding and Subtacting Polynomials Review

November calendar for Team Algebra.

Remember these dates are tentative and are subject to change, refer to your weekly agenda for the most updated dates and deadlines.

Newsletter for Team Pre-Algebra.


Helpful Resources and Reminders

Math Drills

Graph Paper: Don't have graph paper? Need graph paper in a bigger size? Here's some free graph paper, all you need is a printer.

Review of the CCSS Standard Math Practices

 


Contact Ms. Fraser.

 

 

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