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Monthly Archives: December 2010
12/22/2010 – 01/03/11
May the holidays and time spent with your families be a blessing — looking forward to seeing your smiling faces when we meet again in the new year. Unofficial Midpoint test results … mean score 86; pass rate 95. Congratulations … Continue reading
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12/20/2010
Midpoint Test for preAlgebra students, originally set for Dec. 20, was rescheduled for Tuesday, December 21. This gave us one class period to tie up any loose ends and conduct standards practice. Best study source/reference is the 2nd Nine Weeks Review … Continue reading
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12/15/2010
The Percent Equation and Percent Proportion will help students solve practical math problems involving discounts, sales tax, tips, commissions, and a host of consumerrelated applications. The Review Notes for the 2nd Nine Weeks provides details on how to solve these … Continue reading
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12/14/2010
Sticking with proportional reasoning, we’ve moved on from scale drawings to the percent proportion. This will help solving problems that deal with discounts, commissions, rebates, tips, and taxes … just about all consumer math applications. Homework: Letters N, O, P, … Continue reading
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12/13/2010
Proportional Reasoning extended to scale drawings and models … Lesson 46 in the textbook … Homework is Skills Practice 46. There are several excellent YouTube videos that cover the standard for scale modeling.
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12/10 – 12/12/2010
Proportional Reasoning and Similarity make great math partners. We’ll put the wrap on this unit Monday, and then proceed onto problemsolving skills for practical math. Homework due 12/10 was Skills 45 Practice.
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12/8/2010
Proportional Reasoning – Wrestling with proportions. For homework, students were told to measure their favorite room @ home and provide the lengthwidth dimensions (to nearest whole number). We have some scale model relationships to talk about in class.
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12/7/2010
Setting up proportions – deciding what’s being compared and writing proportions to solve practical math problems. Homework on page 172 #3134.
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12/6/2010
Proportional Reasoning – Identify and Solving Proportions — Homework on page 172 #1130 (Chapter 44)
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12/3 – 12/5/2010
No homework — finally a break, so say the students! And they deserve one! We did a little bargain hunting today as students compared unit rates. Blocks 4 & 5 got the review packets for 2NW. For all classes, our … Continue reading
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