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About Mrs. Trejo...
 
Hi there! I am very excited to teach 7th grade math at MJH again this year. I have a BS in Kinesiology and a minor in Mathematics from Sam Houston State University and I am currently pursuing my M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from SHSU.  This is my third year teaching 7th grade at MJH, I have also taught 8th grade math and algebra. My husband and I have an adorable baby girl, Charlie and three crazy dogs. I enjoy sports, hiking, running, cooking, traveling, movies, chocolate, minions, and puppies.  
 
 
 
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin
 

Recent Posts

Key!
But hey, scroll down and try the review yourself first. You learn from making mistakes! 

Mini Agenda week of April 2nd

Monday April 2
Volume of Rectangular Prisms
 
Tuesday April 3
Volume of Triangular Pyramids
 
Wednesday April 4
Volume of Rectangular Pyramids
 
Thursday April 5
Volume Stations
 
Friday April 6
Surface Area of Rectangular Prisms
**maybe volume quiz
 

Mini Agenda week of Mar 26

Monday March 26
Stations- Composite Figures
 
Tuesday March 27
Stations- Composite Figures
 
Wednesday March 28
TEST over Area
 
Thursday March 29
Review DCA
Volume of Triangular Prisms
**homework due**
 
Friday March 30
GOOD FRIDAY!! (no school)
Have a wonderful and Blessed Easter!

Mini Agenda week of Mar 19th

 
Monday March 19
Area of Circles-include semi-circles/half circles Notes

Tuesday March 20
Area of Rectangles and Triangles w/ graded practice

Wednesday March 21
Area of Trapezoids Notes and Easter egg color practice

Thursday March 23
Around the World

Friday March 24
Composite Figures Notes
**Homework Due

Mini Agenda week of Feb 26th

Monday 2/26
PreAP: Angle relationship notes and comp/supp angles
OL: Angle relationship notes
 
Tuesday 2/27
PreAP: Sum of Angles in Triangles
OL: Complementary/Supplementary Angle notes
 
Wednesday 2/28
PreAP: Circle Notes
OL: Angle Pratice
 
Thursday 3/1
PreAP: Circumference and Circle Practice
OL: Circle Notes
 
Friday 3/2
PreAP: QUIZ (angles and circumference)
OL: Circumference notes and Circle Practice
Homework DUE
**RETEST in Tutorials 6:45am (Inequalities test from previous Friday)

Mini Agenda Week of Feb 19th

Monday Feb 19
Lesson 5 - Inequalities Notes
 
Tuesday Feb 20
Stations
 
Wednesday Feb 21
Lessons 6&7 Inequality Notes
 
Thursday Feb 22
Trashketball Review for test
 
Friday Feb 23
Inequality TEST

Mini Agenda Week of Feb 12th

Monday 2/12
Begin Inequalities
 
Tuesday 2/13
Inequality Notes and Practice - lesson 2
 
Wednesday 2/14 
Inequality Notes - lesson 3
 
Thursday 2/15
Inequality Notes - lesson 4
 
Friday 2/16
Inequality QUIZ
Homework due (for a grade)
Ch 7 RETEST in Morning Tutorials

Mini Agenda Week of Feb 5th

Monday Feb 5

*MSTAR Screener

Tuesday Feb 6

P: Equations with Integers Practice (Include multi step)

O: Practice 2 Step (Maze activity)

Wednesday Feb 7

P: Plickers- Multi Step

O: Equations with Integers + Practice (w/out multistep)

Thursday Feb 8

P: Quiz

O: Practice Integers (other maze)

Friday Feb 9 

Ch 7 Equations TEST!!!!

Mini Agenda Week of Jan 29th

Monday 1/29

P: 7.6 Balance Hangers 2 Step equations Notes

O: 7.3 Balance Hanger 1Step equations Notes

 
 
 
 
Tuesday 1/30
 

Writing STAAR Simulation

Afternoon classes: Kahoot

Wednesday 1/31

P: Practice 2 Step

O: Mini Practice AND QUIZ!

Thursday 2/1

P: Practice 2 Step

O: 7.5 Tape Diagrams 2 Step Notes

 
Friday 2/2

P: Quiz - 2 Step

O: 7.6 Balance Hangers 2 Step Notes

Progress Reports Jan 2018

PreAP
 
There are no summative (test grades) in the progress report grade. Quiz corrections can still be turned in until the end of this week (Friday Feb 2nd) but will not be reflected in the report card that comes out this week.
If a student did not turn in homework this week they received a 50.1. Usually homework is not weighted but due to the lack of effort and completion I have weighted the homework and will continue to do so. Homework is 3 problems a night and students may bring homework to tutorials in the morning for help or during lunch to the lunchtime success room.
 
Math 7
 
Because progress reports are due between between a test and the opportunity to retest some progress report grades may be lower than expected but can be brought up with the retest this Friday Feb 2nd. If students miss the retest and have not spoken with me before that day, they will not be able to retest once the date passes.
If a student did not turn in homework this week they received a 50.1. Usually homework is not weighted but due to the lack of effort and completion I have weighted the homework and will continue to do so. Homework is 3 problems a night and students may bring homework to tutorials in the morning for help or during lunch to the lunchtime success room.
 
Please email me with questions or concerns! Thanks!    -Mrs. Trejo
 

Grades!!

I often have students (usually right before progress reports or report cards) come to me and say "Mrs. Trejo, do you have extra work I can do to raise my grade?" And the answer is always "no, sorry hun".  I then remind the student of my policy for grades which I currently have posted in my room on my white board.
 
How do I raise  my Grade?
 
1. Summative Grades (Tests)
-Tests must be retaken in tutorials on the designated day (usually a Friday)
-In order to retest the student must attend a scheduled review tutorial before the test.
-Increasing test grades is the best way to maintain a high average since summative grades are weighted much more than formative grades. 
-Low test grades will drag down your average, once the retest day passes, there is no way to raise a test grade.
2. Formative Grades (daily work)
-Graded papers that are handed back should be kept in their binder, students are responsible for keeping up with their work
-They may make DETAILED corrections (showing all work, writing a complete sentence conveying their understanding of the problem).
-They can make corrections at home or in tutorials, I am happy to help.
-Corrections should be done on a separate sheet of notebook paper and turned in with the original assignment. The quality of the corrections depend on how many points they will get back. (ie- well done corrections with good sentences will earn back most of the credit lost, corrections with only right answers circled will earn back no points.) Students only have to correct problems they missed, not the entire assignment.
 
Please email me with questions!! Thank you!