# Mr. Hartwell's Math Blog

Information and resources for Mr. Hartwell's 6th grade math classes at Troy Intermediate.

## Monday, October 2, 2017

### Topic 3: Numeric and Algebraic Expressions

This week in math we begin topic 3. We will practice the following seven skills:

3.1) Understand and represent exponents.

3.2) Find greatest common factor and least common multiples.

3.3) Write and evaluate numerical expressions.

3.4) Write algebraic expressions.

3.5) Evaluate algebraic expressions.

3.6) Generate equivalent expressions.

3.7) Simplify algebraic expressions.

## Monday, September 18, 2017

### Topic 2: Integers & Rational Numbers

Our second topic is about integers and rational numbers. We will focus on six specific skills. In topic 2, students will:

2.1) Understanding integers.

2.2) Representing rational numbers on the number line.

2.3) Identifying the absolute values of rational numbers.

2.4) Representing rational numbers on the coordinate plane.

2.5) Finding distances on the coordinate plane.

2.6) Representing polygons on the coordinate plane.

## Wednesday, August 30, 2017

### Topic 1: Use Positive Rational Numbers

Welcome to 6th grade math. Our first topic is computation fluency. Students will practice using positive rational numbers. More specifically, students will:

1.1) Fluently add, subtract, and multiply decimals.

1.2) Fluently divide whole numbers and decimals.

1.3) Multiply fractions.

1.4) Understand division with fractions.

1.5) Divide fractions by fractions.

1.6) Divide mixed numbers.

1.7) Solve problems with rational numbers.

## Tuesday, August 1, 2017

### Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

Welcome to 6th grade math with Mr. Hartwell! Take some time to read the class syllabus carefully. Remember, you can earn points early by practicing Khan Academy 6th grade skills. I look forward to working with you this year!

Here is a link to our first day presentation.

Here is a link to our first day presentation.

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