Ooltewah Middle School

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Laycica Harjes

 

Math- 6th Grade-Crusaders
Harjes_L@hcde.org

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To see what we are currently studying please scroll down. 

Mrs.Harjes attended school in Hamilton County all through school. Mrs. Harjes graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in Education prek-3 and an endorsement in middle grades. Mrs. Harjes obtained her masters degree in teacher leadership through Concordia University in Portland, Oregon January2019. Mrs. Harjes will be entering her seventh year of teaching math. Mrs. Harjes is married with two young boys.
Contact-Harjes_L@hcde.org
Please email me with any questions or concerns throughout the year. Contact hours 7:00AM-2:30 PM. Please keep in mind I do have class throughout the day, a message can be left with your name, number and concern. I will get back with you as soon as I can. I respond quickly with emails.
SUPPLIES-Students will need two composition notebooks for the year. They will also need pencils, highlighters and colored pencils.
HOMEWORK- Homework will be given out on Mondays and will need to be turned in on Fridays. This way if students have sports games or family events they can work on their homework ahead of time.
Tests and Quizzes- Assessments will be given on Thursdays.
Error Analysis-Error analysis will be performed on previous assessments so students can correct and learn from their mistakes to get some credit back on their assessments.
Late work- ten point will be taken off each day an assignment is turned in late. Up to three days.
ABSENT-Students may make up work for days they are absent. 
Enrichment Link-  Students have accounts for both of the following sites that can be used to help them in math at home. Students also have workbooks in their lockers to help them practice what they learn in class if they need to.
www.Prodigygame.com/play 
www.ixl.com
Week of 9/30/19
Homework:Finish and complete ixl lessons R.4, R.6, R.8.
We will be learning how to convert between percents, decimals and fractions. Benchmark testing is this week. Fall break starts next week.
Week of 9-23-19
This week we will be using ratios this week in relationship to graphs, tables and double number lines. Quiz Thursday. Homework due Friday. 
Week of 9-16-19
This week students will learn unit rate and rates to determine the better buy. Comparing the prices. Homework due Friday. Quiz on Thursday. A copy of the homework in the useful links tab. 
Week of 9-9-19
Students will be learning ratios, rates and unit rates. Comparing which is the better buy using unit rates. Quiz on Thursday and homework due Friday.

Week of 9-2-19
No school Monday for Labor Day. Half day on Wednesday the 4th. We will continue working on Greatest Common Factors and Least Common Multiples. No quiz this week. Homework #4 will be due Friday.
Week of 8-26-19
This week we will be learning and working on Greatest Common Factors and Least Common Multiples. Students will have iready testing and therefore will not have a quiz this week. Homework #3 will be due Friday.

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