•  Welcome to 6th-8th Grade Math - Mrs. Meersman! 
     
    Name: Mrs. Meersman
    Email Address:  smeersman@union81.com
    Phone number: 815-726-5218
     
    Here's What We're Learning This Week
     
    Following is a brief description of this week's studies by grade.  If you have any questions about any of your student's Math homework please contact me at school.  
     
     
    8th Grade Math
     
    Topic:  Topic 2 - Analyze and Solve Linear Equations.  This topic will have students solving multi-formats of linear equations.  They will apply this knowledge to word problems, problems with slope and proportions.  
    Assessments:  Students take a lesson quiz after each section to assess their knowledge as we move through the topic.  The test on the the second topic will be when we return from Fall Break.
     
    7th Grade Math
     
    Topic: Topic 3 - Analyze and Solve Percent Problems.  Students will work to understand and analyze percents of numbers.  Students will then use percents to develop a percent proportion and percent equations.  They will apply this knowledge to solving percent change, percent error, mark ups and markdowns and finally solve simple interest problems.
    Assessments:  Students take a lesson quiz after each section to assess their knowledge as we move through the topic. The mid-topic quiz has not been scheduled yet.
     
    6th Grade Math
     
    Topic:  Topic 3 - Numeric and Algebraic Expressions  This topic will introduce students to algebaric expressions.  We will review exponents, extend our knowledge of the distributive property and learn the parts of algebaric expressions.  We will continue with this knowledge to work with equations in simple algebraic situations.
    Assessment:  Students take a lesson quiz after each section to assess their knowledge as we move through the topic.  The test on topic 3 has not been scheduled.