Happy New Year!
EXPLORER UNIT BEGINS:
Pick an Explorer and Find 3 Sources (due Jan 8th)
Collect Notes and Write an Outline (due Jan 15th)
Create a Rough Draft of presentation (format optional; due Jan 22nd)
Create the Final Draft and Present (due Jan 29th)
EXPLORER MAP (due Jan 15th)
Trace a map using the overhead projector. Map should show the routes taken by your explorer.
Ch. 3 (due the 8th) and Ch. 4 (due the 15th)
EXPLORER SIMULATION LOG (in class)
We are pretending to be explorers, sailing their ships to the "New World" to stake a claim and strike it rich. Students will write in a log detailing the adventures of their team as they sail away.
We have started our third unit on fractions.
GROUPWORK 3.3 + 3.4 (due Wed. and Fri)
Students work in small groups to choose assignments, work together to complete, then correct their work as a team.
If granola costs $6 for 5 pounds, how much money will it cost for:
11 pounds? 8 pounds? 13 pounds? 50 pounds? 3/4 pounds?
For each, create an illustration showing each step of the process (example: ration table).