Monthly Archives: November 2013
Students continued work on their function machines… Advertisements
My 6th graders started on a “Function Machine Project”. This project culminates our Patterns and Functions chapter, and is a nice way to lead into Thanksgiving! In groups of 4-5 they first come up with a function. With that function, … Continue reading
Review and test.
Today we worked again on graphing functions, but now they had to come up with their own inputs to find the outputs. They were given a page of six blank tables and graphs. Around the room were 15 different functions … Continue reading
We took some more time today on interpreting graphs and “graphing stories”. Dan Meyer has created a series of 15 second videos that allow students to describe events graphically. This is graphingstories.com and it was exactly what I was looking … Continue reading
This year is flying by…. Test today
Last week: Halloween, pep-rally, Socrative warm-up quiz. Busy week! Today the classes did a Solving Fraction Equations Puzzle. Divided into groups of three, teams had to work together to connect 9 puzzle pieces. Each student had to show their work … Continue reading