May_23 Math 6

Today we took played Zombie Apocalypse! And took a short quiz on multiplying and dividing decimals (you submitted great test questions! I loved so many of them, it was difficult to choose just a few!).

Here are some of the homework assignments from this week:

May 19 Decimals HW

May_20 Multiply Decimals Puzzle

May_20 Multiply Decimals Math Face

There is no additional homework – Have a great Memorial Day Weekend

See you Tuesday!

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May_23 Math 8

For the last three days we have been exploring “Two Way Tables” and “Two Way Frequency Tables”

Here are a few of the videos we’ve watched with very important vocabulary

http://learnzillion.com/lessons/2701-use-twoway-frequency-tables-frequency-count-vs-relative-frequency

And this is a helpful “relative frequency” video

http://learnzillion.com/lessons/2362-compute-conditional-relative-frequencies

 

Here are some homework assignments (we turned them in this week)

TwoWayTables RelativeFrequency

Also, if you’re curious…

Does hating math make you bad at it????

Check out this blog post- I found it interesting.

http://mathwithbaddrawings.com/2014/05/19/does-hating-math-make-you-bad-at-it/

 

May_15 Math 8

So we went to the mini musical and the deal was you (Math 8 students) would view 1 video and do 4 math problems to be all the more prepared for the Unit Test on Scientific Notation and Exponents.

Here is the video

Gotta love that accent… 🙂

And the problems

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Remember if these aren’t completed… dark chocolate is mine!

May 9_Math 8

Today we continued our discussion about operations with scientific notation.

Wednesday we discussed multiplication. Today we talked about division, addition, and subtraction.

Here are the videos we viewed on Wednesday and today:

http://learnzillion.com/lessons/1293-multiply-numbers-in-scientific-notation

http://learnzillion.com/lessons/1313-divide-numbers-in-scientific-notation

 

And here is the homework due Monday: May_9 Scientific Notation HW

Have a great weekend!

May 9_Math 6

Today we continued to work on a project I’m calling:

“I can teach a 4th grader!” where students are working on creating their own lesson plans to teach a struggling 4th grade student how to solve different kinds of problems with fractions.

Today students completed their lesson plans and began to make a poster to display all of their work.

On Monday we will complete the posters (I will be sure to post them!) and then teach mini lessons to other classmates. In the future, I would love to see if we could get some visitors (4th grade-adults) to come be taught by these fantastic 6th grade students!

Here is the homework due Monday: May_9 HW

Here is a video about fractions (I find these on youtube.com so feel free to look up better ones!)

Have a great weekend!