## Welcome to Mrs. Franklin's Math Website!!!

Here you will find resources, information about the class, a calendar of upcoming events, and contact information.

Please feel free to navigate this site using the tabs above for your convenience. Each tab contains very important and useful information.

First Day of School is

Monday, July 28, 2014!!!!

**Study Island is now available!!!**

www.studyisland.com

username: Student ID number.ems (ex. 12345.ems)

password: Student ID number (ex. 12345)

www.studyisland.com

username: Student ID number.ems (ex. 12345.ems)

password: Student ID number (ex. 12345)

Below you will find some

__EXCELLENT__resources to help your child prepare for the CRCT in April 2014. Remember to always begin with the end in mind... so begin strong and end stronger!!!

**CRCT Study Guides**: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Grade_8_Study_Guide_GA13_Final.pdf

**CRCT Content Weights for 8th Grade Math - 70 questions total**

41% Algebra -

__approximately 29 questions__-

__ALL__equations (solving, graphing, tables, word problems, slope, rate of change, x and y intercepts, systems, etc.), functions

27% Geometry -

__approximately 19 questions__- Pythagorean theorem, transformations (translations, dilations, reflections, rotations), volume of cones, cylinders and spheres, special angle pairs, interior/exterior angles of triangles

20% Numbers and Operations -

__approximately 14 questions__- exponents (laws of exponents), scientific notation (multiplying, dividing, adding, subtracting), rational/irrational numbers, square roots (estimating & number line), cube roots (estimating & number line)

12% Data Analysis and Probability -

__approximately 8 questions__- Scatter plots (line of best fit), two-way tables