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## August 2023’s New Teacher Tools

Happy August!!! As the summer sun starts to set, a new school year is on the horizon for many (it’s even started for some!). While we’ve had a great summer (and hope you have too), we are genuinely excited for school to begin and have been creating new materials for all of our teacher members to use, including a new Geometry course and new Spanish language versions of some of our middle school materials (see the ***items below).

### NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS

Here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses:

• Unit 1 (The Whole Numbers) – Mid-Unit Quiz – Form B
• Unit 1 (The Whole Numbers) – Practice with Multidigit Multiplication and Division. This is a great practice sheet for students to work on their fundamental ability to multiply and divide numbers that have multiple digits.
• Unit 2 (Fractions) – Mid-Unit Quiz – Form B
• ***Spanish Language Versions of the Unit 1 and Unit 2 Mid-Unit Quiz (Form A only) and Exit Tickets
• Unit 1 (Essential Review) – Mid-Unit Quiz – Form B
• Unit 1 (Essential Review) – Practice Converting Between Fractions and Decimals. This worksheet gives students extra practice moving from fractions to decimals and from decimals to fractions. It is intended to be for non-calculator use.
• Unit 2 (Operations with Signed Numbers) – Mid-Unit Quiz – Form B
• ***Spanish Language Versions of the Unit1 and Unit 2 Mid-Unit Quiz (Form A only) and Exit Tickets
• Unit 1 (The Algebra of One Variable) – Mid-Unit Quiz – Form B
• Unit 1 (The Algebra of One Variable) – Practice with Combining Like Terms. This worksheet is a collection of good problems that challenge students to combine expressions by combining like terms.
• ***Spanish Language Versions of the Unit 1 Mid-Unit Quiz (Form A only) and Exit Tickets.
• Unit 1 (The Building Blocks of Algebra) – Unit Assessment – Form B
• Unit 1 (The Building Blocks of Algebra) – Mid-Unit Quiz – Form A
• Unit 2 (Linear Equations and Inequalities) – Unit Assessment – Form B
• Unit 2 (Linear Equations and Inequalities) – Mid-Unit Quiz – Form A
• Unit 1 (Beginning Concepts) – Unit Assessment – Form A
• Unit 1 (Beginning Concepts) – Exit Tickets
• Unit 1 (Beginning Concepts) – Sides Versus Angles in a Triangle. In this extended exploratory activity, students make and test conjectures about the relationships between the side lengths of a triangle and the angle measures.
• Unit 1 (Algebraic Essentials Review) – Practice Multiplying Polynomials. This worksheet gives students practice in this essential skill.
• Unit 2 (Functions as the Cornerstones of Algebra II) – Practice with Domain and Range. This worksheet gives students practice with identifying the domain and range of a function using various function representations. Limitations on the domain, such as division by zero, are also stressed.
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The end of the school year is near and so is end-of-the-year testing. Here at eMATHinstruction, we are wrapping up our new additions for the year and getting into test prep mode. Without further delay, let’s get into our final new resources for the year.

### NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS

Here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses:

• Unit 11cc (Common Core Statistics) – Form B Unit Assessment.
• Unit 11cc (Common Core Statistics) – Practice with Mean, Median, and Mode. This is a great worksheet to give your students some extra practice with these measures of center.
• Unit 12 (Probability) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 12 (Probability) – Practice with Probability and Expected Outcomes. This is a good sheet of practice problems on both finding simple probabilities and calculating expected outcomes given probabilities.
• No new additions this month.
• Unit 11 (Systems of Equations) – Form B Unit Assessment.
• Unit 12cc (Common Core Statistics of Two Variables) – Form B Unit Assessment.
• Unit 12cc (Common Core Statistics of Two Variables) – Practice with Two-Way Frequency Charts. In this practice sheet, students work with two-way frequency charts and look at associations that can be inferred from these charts.
• Unit 11 (Statistics) – Form A Unit Assessment.
• Unit 11 (Statistics) – Exit Tickets.
• Unit 11 (Statistics) – Family Size – Extended Statistical Modeling Problem. This is a great problem where students look at whether people had more siblings in the past. Students analyze two data sets and try to determine if the variations they see are due to the groups or just due to chance.
• Unit 10 (Measurement and Modeling) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz.
• Unit 10 (Measurement and Modeling) – Practice with Sectors of Circles. In this practice sheet, students work with finding the arc length, area, or central angle of a sector of a circle given other quantities.
• Unit 12 (Probability) – Practice Using Products to Calculate Probabilities. This worksheet gives students lots of practice with probability problems that involve products (AND probability problems). Some of these are quite challenging.
• Unit 13 (Statistics) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz.
• Unit 13 (Statistics) – Practice with Margin of Error. In this practice set of problems, students work with margin of error both for means and proportions.

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ALGEBRA I
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The 2023 Test Date: Thursday, June 15

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Review: Monday, June 19, 6:00pm
The 2023 Test Date: Wednesday, June 21

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Thanks for checking out our May 2023 Newsletter! We hope you had a lovely Mother’s Day (if you celebrated), are honoring Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month in some way, and are looking forward to a nice long Memorial Day weekend.

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Spring has finally arrived, at least on the calendar. Of course, we hope you all had a great Pi Day on March 14th (check out these fun pi facts that may just blow your mind). We’re excited to be moving through the second half of the school year and can see the end approaching. We’ve got a few more new resources to post before the year is over, so let’s get right into our new additions.

### NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS

Here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses:

• Unit 9 (Area) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 10 (Solids) – Practice with Surface Area. This is a great set of problems to give students practice on drawing surface area nets and calculating the surface area of prisms.
• Unit 9 (The Geometry of Angles and Triangles) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 9 (The Geometry of Angles and Triangles) – Practice with Supplementary and Complementary Angle Pairs. In this worksheet, students get a chance to reinforce their understanding of supplementary and complementary angle pairs through both numerical work and some algebraic work.
• Unit 7 (Exponents and Roots) – Solving Equations Using Square Roots and Cube Roots (Enrichment). This worksheets gives your students who need more of a challenge a chance to solve multistep equations where they must take either a square root or cube root to solve.
• Unit 8 (The Pythagorean Theorem) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 9 (Volume and Surface Area of Solids) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 9 (Volume and Surface Area of Solids) – Basic Volume Practice. In this worksheet, students get practice calculating the volume of all of the solids they saw in Unit 9, including leaving some answers in terms of pi.
• Unit 9 (Roots and Irrational Numbers) – Form A Unit Assessment
• Unit 9 (Roots and Irrational Numbers) – Exit Tickets
• Unit 9 (Roots and Irrational Number) – Designing a Fenced in Area – Modeling Problem. In this extended modeling problem, students determine the dimensions of a fenced in area based on the amount of fencing and the area enclosed. Solutions are irrational and force the students to use the quadratic formula or completing the square.
• Unit 8 (Right Triangle Trigonometry) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz
• Unit 8 (Right Triangle Trigonometry) – Multistep Right Triangle Trigonometry Practice. In this worksheet, students are given the chance to solve trigonometry problems that require more than one trigonometric ratio.
• Unit 10 (Polynomial and Rational Functions) – Practice Finding the Zeros of a Polynomial Algebraically. In this lesson, students find the zeros of quadratic, cubic, and quartic polynomials by factoring, including factoring by grouping.
• Unit 11 (The Circular Functions) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz

### THE PEN(CIL) IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SCREEN

In case you missed our latest blog post, read HERE about why it’s so important for math to be written out. Hint: it’s not just because Good Will Hunting wouldn’t have won an Oscar if Matt Damon had done his calculations on a smartphone.

### Have You Heard of Any of These Mathematicians?

Well, you should have! They’re some of the most important mathematicians in the history of math, and not just because they’re women. Learn more about Hypatia, Ada Lovelace, Mary Cartwright, Katherine Johnson, and more HERE. Happy Women’s History Month, y’all!

Oh, and by the way, Regents Reviews are coming in June!

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Here in New York, we roll into the second semester now that February is here. And, of course, many schools are far past the mid-point now. Unlike the groundhog, we are predicting an early spring where we have new courses and new resources. Let’s first get into our new additions this month.

### NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS

Here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses:

N-Gen Math 6:

• Unit 8 (Percent) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 8 (Percent) – Practice with Percent Word Problems: This is a great worksheet to let your 6th graders work on identifying the part, the percentage, and the whole in word problems.
• Unit 9 (Area) – Area Practice Problem Set: In this worksheet, students practice finding the areas of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids. Work includes use of the coordinate plane.

N-Gen Math 7:

• Unit 8cc (Probability – Common Core Aligned) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 8cc (Probability – Common Core Aligned) – Practice with Compound Probability: In this worksheet, students get a chance to work with finding the probability of compound events using organized lists, sample trees, and tables.

N-Gen Math 8:

• Unit 6cc (Functions – Common Core Aligned) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 7 (Exponents and Roots) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 8 (Pythagorean Theorem) – Practice with the Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse: This is a nice worksheet to give students practice in solving for the missing side of a right triangle and in identifying sets of triples that could be the sides of a right triangle.

N-Gen Math Algebra I:

• Unit 8 (Quadratic Functions) – Form A Unit Assessment
• Unit 8 (Quadratic Functions) – Exit Tickets
• Unit 8 (Quadratic Functions) – Power Functions Versus Exponential Functions – Exploration: This is an activity where students explore how an exponential function will always outgrow a power function, no matter how great is exponent.

Common Core Geometry:

• Unit 7 (Tools of Coordinate Geometry) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz
• Unit 7 (Tools of Coordinate Geometry) – Practice with Similarity Transformations: In this practice set, students work to identify/describe the transformations that would be needed to map one figure onto another when the two figures are similar. Work is done both in the Euclidean and coordinate planes.

Common Core Algebra II:

• Unit 9 (Complex Numbers) – Practice Solving Quadratics with Complex Roots: This worksheet gives students opportunities to solve quadratic equations both by inspection and using the quadratic formula that have non-real solutions.
• Unit 10 (Polynomial and Rational Functions) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz

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### HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

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Thank you so much for checking out our February 2023 Newsletter!

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Happy New Year to all of the students, teachers, and parents out there! With a new year comes new possibilities and new resolutions. Here at eMATHinstruction, our resolution is what it’s always been: to create new, ever more dynamic materials that help students learn math better and help make teaching math easier. To that end, we have for you a number of new teacher tools (what we like to call “add-ons”) this month for each of our courses…

### NEWLY ADDED TOOLS FOR TEACHERS

• Unit 7 (Ratios and Rates) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 7 (Ratios and Rates) – Practice with Ratios. This practice sheet is full of problems where students work with equivalent ratios and the various tools that we use to solve ratio problems, such as tables and double number lines.
• Unit 7cc (Statistics – Common Core Aligned) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 8 (Probability) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 8 (Probability) – Compound Probability Practice. This practice sheet has a variety of problems that allow students to gain valuable practice with compound probability problems. Students use organized lists and tree diagrams to list outcomes in the sample space and then answer probability questions.
• Unit 6 (Functions) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 6cc (Functions – Common Core Aligned) – Practice with Average Rate of Change. In this practice set of problems, students get practice calculating the average rate of change of a function. Functions are represented using equations, tables, and graphs. Emphasis is placed on applied problems and proper use of units.
• Unit 7 (Polynomials) – Form A Unit Assessment
• Unit 7 (Polynomials) – Exit Tickets
• Unit 7 (Polynomials) – Optimizing the Volume of an Open Box. In this extended modeling problem, students develop functions to model the volume of an open box with a square bottom if the material for the box is cut from a square sheet.
• Unit 6 (Quadrilaterals) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz
• Unit 6 (Quadrilaterals) – Sufficient Conditions Practice. In this resource, students get valuable practice in working with the conditions necessary to prove that a particular quadrilateral is a trapezoid, a parallelogram, a rhombus, a rectangle, or a square.
• Unit 8 (Radicals and the Quadratic Formula) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz
• Unit 8 (Radicals and the Quadratic Formula) – Quadratic Formula Practice. In this set of problems, students get routine practice working with the quadratic formula. Problems are both abstract and applied and ask students to express their answers both as decimals and in simplest radical form.
• Unit 9 (Complex Numbers) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz

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Thank you so much for checking out our January 2023 Newsletter!

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We can’t believe 2022 is almost over! This year, as in years past, we were delighted to make the WeAreTeacher.com’s annual list of The 75 Best Math Websites for Teaching and Learning Math” in the subcategory “Best Comprehensive Math Programs” (listed in alphabetical order). The end of the year means that, for many of us, the ground is white and the nights are long. Just a few more days until the second longest vacation of the year! Some much-needed rest — and perhaps a few presents? — are on the way. We have some gifts to give in terms of new resources on our site, so let’s dig into our new add-ons.

### NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS

Here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses:

• Unit 6 (Equations and Inequalities) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 6 (Equations and Inequalities) – Practice with Modeling World Problems with One-Step Equations. This is a nice resource to allow students to model and solve simple word problems using one-step equations.
• Unit 7 (Statistics) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 7 (Statistics) – Practice Set of Problems on Box Plots. Here we offer up a worksheet that gives students a chance to practice interpreting premade box plots and also creating ones of their own.
• Unit 7cc (Statistics – Common Core Aligned) – Practice Set of Problems on the Mean Absolute Deviation. For those who are still teaching the mean absolute deviation, this is a great problem set to give kids extra practice on calculating the MAD and also interpreting its meaning.
• Unit 5 (Equations of Lines) – Form B Unit Assessment
• Unit 5 (Equations of Lines) – Practice Set of Problems on Graphing Lines. Who can’t use more practice graphing lines that are in slope-intercept form? This worksheet provides that essential extra practice.
• Unit 6 (Functions) – Practice Set of Problems on Average Rate of Change. The concept of average rate of change can be challenging. This worksheet gives kids practice both with applied and abstract functions and forces them to also use proper units in their work.
• Unit 6 (Exponential Algebra and Functions) – Form A Unit Assessment
• Unit 6 (Exponential Algebra and Functions) – Exit Tickets
• Unit 6 (Exponential Algebra and Functions) – Investment Options Extended Problem. In this extended modeling problem, students look at the difference between simple and compound interest.
• Unit 5 (Tools of Coordinate Geometry) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz
• Unit 5 (Tools of Coordinate Geometry) – Practice Set of Problems on Sequences of Rigid Motions. This worksheet challenges students to find multiple sequences of transformation that map one figure onto another in the coordinate plane.
• Unit 7 (Transformations of Functions) – Form D Mid-Unit Quiz
• Unit 7 (Transformations of Functions) – Practice Set of Problems on Even and Odd Functions. Even and odd functions are a new concept for students in Algebra II. This worksheet gives them practice on recognizing when a function is even or odd and in using that knowledge to solve a variety of problems.

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### HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM eMATH!

As 2022 turns to 2023, we wish all of the teachers, students, and parents out there a restful break. We hope that the New Year brings a sense of possibility for good things to come. In the spirit of multiplying joy, please enjoy our silly rendition of a holiday classic: The Twelve Days of eMATH

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Welcome back to school!!! We know many teachers have already been at work for a few weeks, but this is when we all start hitting our stride and leaving summer vacation in our rearview mirrors. As the academic year gets going this September 2022, we at eMATHinstruction are working hard on many new additions to our materials and website and getting ready for the fall conference season. To begin, let’s discuss the new additions to our established courses:

We continue our work on N-Gen Math Geometry, with video shooting to begin at the start of October. More updates on that course as it finalizes. Our rewrite of Algebra II will also begin in late autumn/early winter of this year. We plan on attending numerous conferences this fall including AMTNJ (New Jersey) and MCTM (Mississippi), and of course AMTNYS in Rochester, NY, where Kirk will be presenting.

For now, enjoy the cooler fall weather and cross your fingers for beautiful colors to come!

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Welcome back!!! It’s August 22nd, or as some of us math teachers like to call it, July 53rd. As the summer starts to wane, we here at eMATHinstruction are getting ready for the new school year to begin (of course, school has already started in many parts of the country). We are excited to have a brand new course for this year — N-Gen Math Algebra I — as well as many new additions to all of our current courses! Keep reading for details…

N-GEN MATH 6
In N-Gen Math 6 this month we are bringing three new items. First, we have the Form B assessment for Unit 1 (The Whole Numbers). We also have a practice set of problems for Unit 1 on prime factoring whole numbers and finding the greatest common factor of two whole numbers. We also have a practice set of problems for Unit 2 (Fractions) on basic operations with fractions (simplifying, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing).

N-GEN MATH 7
For N-Gen Math 7, we also have three new resources. First, we have the Form B assessment for Unit 1 (Essential Review). We also bring you a Unit 1 practice set of problems on evaluating numerical expressions using the scientific calculator. We also have a practice set of problems for Unit 2 (Operations with Signed Numbers) on adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing signed integers.

N-GEN MATH 8
We have two new additions for N-Gen Math 8 this month. First, we have the Form B assessment for Unit 1 (The Algebra of One Variables). We also bring you a practice set of problems for Unit 1 on solving linear equations that have variables on both sides.

*NEW* N-GEN MATH ALGEBRA I
This new course is an update of our Common Core Algebra I curriculum. And we are publishing a number of new resources for this text this month. We wanted to make sure that teachers who were going to use N-Gen Math Algebra I for the current school year could start off the year with resources for both Unit 1 (The Building Blocks of Algebra) and Unit 2 (Linear Equations and Inequalities).

For both of these units we bring you the Form A Unit Assessment, the exit tickets for each lesson, SMART Notebook files for each lesson, and an extended modeling problem for each unit. These extended modeling problems are a new addition for our courses, and we plan to have them for each unit of N-Gen Math Algebra I. For Unit 1, students use algebra to model the area of a back yard patio that is changing from a square to a different sized rectangle. For Unit 2, students use linear inequalities to try to determine under what conditions it makes sense to drive a farther distance in order to fill up a car with gas at a station where it is less expensive.

PLUS! We also now have a Spanish-language version of the N-Gen Math Algebra I Workbook for your ELL students, just as we do for all our middle school workbooks (N-Gen Math 6, 7 & 8 ) and our Common Core Algebra I workbook! When ordering workbooks, just choose the Spanish option in the Binding dropdown menu.

COMMON CORE GEOMETRY
For Common Core Geometry this month we have new resources for Unit 1 (Essential Geometric Tools and Concepts). First, we have the Form D mid-unit quiz. We also bring you a practice set of problems on copying a triangle using a compass and ruler. This is an essential skill and the most basic of all constructions, so we want students to feel comfortable with this early in the course.

COMMON CORE ALGEBRA II
Finally, in Common Core Algebra II this month we bring you three new items. First, we have the Form D mid-unit quiz for Unit 1 (Algebraic Essentials Review). We also have a practice set of problems from Unit 1 on evaluating fairly complex expressions using a graphing calculator. Often, we feel that students lack many of the basic calculator tools that need to be automatic for them at this level. We also bring you the Unit 2 (Functions as the Cornerstone of Algebra II), Form D mid-unit quiz.

In other news, we are excited about the new books we’re continuing to create. Our forthcoming N-Gen Math Geometry book is in its first editing stages, with video recording to begin in the fall. Just as with N-Gen Math Algebra I, we feel that this version will represent a significant improvement over the current Common Core version. Also, we will have a presence at the AMTNYS (New York), AMTNJ (New Jersey) and MCTM (Mississippi) fall conferences, with more news to come about those events.

For now, enjoy the rest of August and stay cool!

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We’ve finally made it to May and the school year is hitting its final stages. Many teachers are wrapping up curricula and reviewing for final exams. As we start to close the books on this school year we have one final round of new additions, so let’s get right to them.

To begin, in N-Gen Math 6 we have added new resources for Unit 12 (Probability). First, are the Unit 12 Exit Tickets. We also have added a Unit 12 Mid-Unit Quiz, Form A. Finally, we have posted the Spanish language versions of the Unit 12 Assessment and Unit 12 Review.

Similarly, in N-Gen Math 7 we have posted new materials for Unit 10 (Geometric Measurement). For Unit 10, we have added the Exit Tickets and the Mid-Unit Quiz. We also have posted the Spanish language versions of the Unit 10 Assessment and Unit 10 Review

Rounding out our middle school courses, we have new additions for two units in N-Gen Math 8. First, forUnit 11 (Systems of Equations) we have added Exit Tickets, a Mid-Unit Quiz, and Spanish language versions of the Unit 11 Assessment and Review. We also bring you the Unit 12cc (Statistics of Two Variables) Exit Tickets, Mid-Unit Quiz, and Spanish language resources.

In Common Core Algebra I this month, we bring you the Unit 11 (A Final Look at Functions and Modeling) Mid-Unit Quiz, Form C.

For Common Core Geometry, we have two new additions to Unit 10 (Geometric Measurement and Modeling). First, we have added a Unit 10 Mid-Unit Quiz, Form C. We also have added a practice set of problems on volume and density. This is a good sheet of problems to give kids practice with the use of various formulas along with solidifying the ideas of density based on volume.

In Common Core Algebra II we have added new resources for Unit 13 (Statistics). First, is the Unit 13 Mid-Unit Quiz, Form C. We also have included a practice sheet of problems on the normal distribution. This set of problems gives students a good chance to work with their calculators to find probabilities given the mean and standard deviation of a normally distributed population.

Finally, for Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, this month we bring you the Unit 13 (Sequences and Series), Mid-Unit Quiz.

## Live Regents Reviews

In other news, June is quickly approaching, and the New York State Regents exams are back! eMATHinstruction will once again be doing reviews for each of the major high school tests the night before each exam. For Algebra I, we will have our review on the night of June 15th, from 6 to 9 p.m. For Geometry, the review will be on the night of June 20th, from 6 to 9 p.m. Finally, the Algebra II review will be the night of June 21st, from 6 to 9 p.m. Each review will be streamed live on the eMATHinstruction YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe so that it’s easy to find the live stream.

On each night, we will be going through a single previous Regents exam. For Algebra I, it will be the June 2021 Regents exam. For Geometry, it will be the June 2019 Regents exam, and for Algebra II, it will also be the June 2019 Regents exam. You can find those exams on the New York State Regents website. We recommend that you print out the exam you need and have it in front of you for the review session to follow along.

We will give further information about the review sessions as we get closer. For now, have a great rest of May and end of the school year.

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Happy April to all. Hopefully you all are enjoying some warmer weather along with a chance at some needed rest during spring break. The school year is moving into its final phase, and we are preparing our final materials for the year. With the end of the year coming up, we will again be hosting our New York State Regents Review sessions for each of the major high school exams, i.e. Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. In these review sessions, we will go through a single Regents exams from a previous year from the first problem to the last. Each session will be the night before the exam is to take place and will be from 6 to 9 p.m. In our May newsletter, we will let everyone know which exam we will be covering and more details about how to watch the review. For now lets get to the details of our new resources for April.

In N-Gen Math 6 this month we have resources for both Unit 11 and Unit 11cc (Statistics for both units). In both units we have the Unit 11/11cc Exit Tickets and the Unit 11/11cc Mid-Unit Quiz Form A. We have also published the Spanish language versions of the Unit Review and Unit Assessment in each unit.

In N-Gen Math 7 we have added resources for Unit 9 (The Geometry of Angles and Triangles). For this unit we have published the Exit Tickets and the Mid-Unit Quiz Form A. We also bring you the Spanish language versions of the Unit Review and Unit Assessment.

Finally in N-Gen Math 8 this month we have new materials for Unit 10 (Scientific Notation). True to form, we have the Exit Tickets for this unit along with the Mid-Unit Quiz, Form A. We also have published the Spanish language versions of the Unit Assessment and Unit Review.

Our Common Core Algebra I additions for this month come from Unit 10 (Statistics). We have added a Unit 10 Mid-Unit Quiz, Form C. We also bring you a set of practice problems on Linear Regression. This practice sheet gives students a chance to work more with their calculator to produce equations for the line of best fit and r-values.

In Common Core Geometry this month, we bring you new materials for Unit 9 (Circle Geometry). First, we have added a Unit 9 Mid-Unit Quiz, Form C. We have also published a set of practice problems on Circle Segment Theorems. This is a good set of problems to give students more practice with the various theorems relating the lengths of chords, secants, and tangents of circles.

Our Common Core Algebra II additions for this month come in Unit 12 (Statistics). First, we have the Unit 12 Mid-Unit Quiz, Form C. We also have a practice set of problems on Independence of events. This set of problems gives students many different scenarios to test if two events are independent.

Finally, for Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, this month we have added the Unit 12 (Statistics) Mid-Unit Quiz, Form C.

## Regents Review Details

For now, enjoy the warmer weather and the positive energy that comes from the year entering its homestretch. As a reminder, please subscribe to the eMATHinstruction YouTube channel so you can easily access the live Regents review sessions. Be sure to let your students know about the sessions and encourage them to watch. They are great for clearing up any last-minute confusion that students may experience before the exams.

• Algebra I Regents Review: Wednesday, June 15th 6:00-9:00 PM
• Geometry Regents Review: Monday, June 20th 6:00-9:00 PM
• Algebra II Regents Review: Tuesday, June 21st 6:00-9:00 PM