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Mr. Phil has been teaching in the Twin Cities for eight years. He loves working with middle school students because of their creativity and energy, qualities he believes are essential to being a good mathematician.

Mr. Phil grew up in Northfield, MN, lived abroad in Portoviejo, Ecuador as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student, and studied anthropology and mathematics at Grinnell College and the University of MN.

When he is not teaching Mr. Phil loves to spend time with his family. He also like biking, reading, playing games, and listening to music.

Primary texts: CMP3 (classwork & homework), Digits (homework)

Major topics this year:

Representation, Conversion & Use of Decimals, Percents, & Fractions

Intro to Variables, Equations, & Inequalities

Basic Properties of 2- and 3-Dimensional Objects

Intro to Probability

Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice:

1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

4. Model with mathematics.

5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

6. Attend to precision.

7. Look for and make use of structure.

8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Standard(s) This Week:

Learning Target Exceeding - 4 Meeting - 3 Developing - 2 Beginning - 1


I can solve problems requiring arithmetic with decimals. I can set up and solve multi-step word problems with decimals. I can solve problems requiring arithmetic with decimals. I can perform a single operation (add, subtract, multiply, or divide) on two decimals (with any place values). I can perform a single operation (add, subtract, multiply, or divide) on two decimals (with place values no smaller than hundredths).
 
Day Assignment
Mon
10/30

Digits 7-3

IXL C5, 6 (60+)

Tue
10/31
 

Digits 7-4

IXL C5, 6 (70+)

Wed
11/01
 

IXL C5, 6 (80+)

H7 (60+)

F4 (60+)

I10 (60+)

Thu
11/02

 

IXL C5, 6 (80+)

H7 (70+)

F4 (70+)

I10 (70+)

Fri
11/03

HW quiz on decimals (in class)

IXL C5, 6 (80+)

H7 (80+)

F4 (80+)

I10 (80+)

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Minnesota International Middle School277 12th Ave North

Minneapolis, MN  55401612-465-8465

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