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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

9th Grade Algebra: Graphing Polynomial Functions

  1. Open your book to page 583.
  2. With the whole group graph the example on sketchpad.
  3. Graph #1 on sketchpad.
  4. Show Miss Granholm.
  5. Graph #2 on sketchpad.
  6. Show Miss Granholm.
  7. Complete #3-8 on loose leaf paper.
  8. For extra credit check your answers on sketchpad.
  9. Show Miss Granholm.

8th Grade Math: Creating and Measuring Angles with Sketchpad!

  1. Find and open Geometer Sketchpad.
  2. Spend 8 minutes playing with the program and figuring out what the different tools and functions do.
  3. Start a new sketch.
  4. Draw each of the following types of angles:  acute, obtuse, right, straight (4 points)
  5. Measure each angle. (4 points)
  6. Drag each angle measurement to the angle it is measuring.
  7. Put the name of all of your group members on the sketch. (1 point)
  8. Raise your hand to show Miss Granholm. (1 point)
10 Points

6th Grade: Measuring Angles Using Protractors!

Monday, May 2, 2011

Problem of The Week: Due Friday, May 6

A case of Seth's Sizzling Soda holds 24 bottles.  Matt and Marnie are going to fill a case with 12 empty bottles to return to the store.  The case has 6 columns across and 4 rows down.  Matt challenges Marnie:  "Can you find at least 2 different ways to place the 12 bottles in the case so that each row and each column has an odd number of bottles?"

5 Points