Friday, March 28, 2014

Nothing says Spring Break like .........

Fractions!!

Here are your worksheets for the break.  Work hard.  Please use the vertical method when dividing.  Remember to have a denominator of 1!! Use the reciprocal!

Dividing Fractions
Dividing Fractions 2
Dividing Mixed Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Multiplying Fractions 2
Multiplying Mixed Fractions

Instead of killing trees I have given you these at the blog.  Copy into a notebook and come back on Monday with questions to ask.  Enjoy your break!

May the weather warm up and give you some happyness!!

Friday, March 21, 2014

2 Minutes to Make a Difference 2014

Here is the link for your Issue Backgrounder's from Free the Children.

Your Task this week is to become familiar with the 5 pillars.  For each pillar please research 10 points.  Following your research you need to choose 1 pillar to become an expert on.  This will become the topic of your group for your 1-2 minute movie.

You may only have up to 3 people per group.

This assignment is due next day 5 class.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

http://www.curriculumbits.com/mathematics/virtual-dice/

http://www.mathplayground.com/probability.html

http://wheeldecide.com/ http://dicelog.com/dice

http://www.random.org/dice/?num=5 Change the number for the amount of dice.

Playing Cards http://www.random.org/playing-cards/

You need to create a game of chance where the player gets rewarded for spins or rolls.  Rules and instructions for your game along with the probability for each event are necessary.  The more difficult the event the higher the reward.

More to follow..... Here is a Wheel of Sports

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Hello Electronic Portfolios

It is that time of year again. Here is the information you need to complete the math part of your electronic portfolios.

Integers

Percent

Volume
Mala is planning to go on a trip.  His suitcase measures 85 cm by 40 cm by 30 cm.  He has a dresser drawer, measuring 60 cm by 50 cm by 35 cm, filled with clothes that he wants to take with him.  What advice would you give to Mala? Why?

Probability

You will embed these images into your Google site.   This will become a parent quiz.  You will also create an answer key on a different page.  All will be revealed on Day 5!!