Monthly Archives: November 2013

Day 62 Function Machine continued

Students continued work on their function machines… Advertisements

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Day 61 – Function Machine Project

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

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Day 59, 60

Review and test.

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Day 58 – 6th grade Field Trip

A fun trip to Stunt Ranch

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Day 56, 57: Trying out Desmos.com for Graphing Functions

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

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Day 55 – BUSY!

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Day 52/53/54 – Graphing Stories

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

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Day 51- Intro to the Coordinate Plane

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Day 50

This year is flying by…. Test today

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Day 47, 48, 49 – Solving Fraction Equations Puzzle

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

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