Good Day Patriots!

Good day, fellow Patriots!

I am sorry that I will not be able to make it in today, as I have been ill.  Please continue your work in Khan Academy.  You all have lot’s of work to do!

Thank you for being such fantastic students!!

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Guest Post on ThisIsGradSchool.com

I’ve written a guest post on the This Is Grad School blog.  Go take a read and leave a comment!

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Statistics and Data (统计和数据)

Our next unit deals with statistics.  Today, we will begin by talking about measures of central tendency, which are ways to describe or summarize a group of data.
我们的下一个单元的统计数据交易。今天,我们将谈论集中趋势的措施,这些措施的方式来描述或概括的一组数据开始。

The next portion of the textbook that we will use is Module 16.
我们将使用教科书的下一部分是模块16

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Chapter 15

Module 15

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A Note for Jiabai

Tomorrow, everyone at school will take the Florida Writing Test, including you.  We know that you have only been in the country for about five months, and that you have not learned very much English yet, however state law requires you to take the test in English and to write your response in English, as well.
明天,每个人都在学校将采取佛罗里达写作测试,其中包括你。我们知道,你只有已在全国约五个月,你还没有学会很多英语呢,然而州法律要求你参加英语测试,并用英文写你的回应,以及。

For the test, you will be asked to read several text passages, and to use information from each of those passages to write an essay.  You will be asked to write a complete, well-developed, organized essay that uses evidence from the text passages to support your points.  You will be given two hours to complete the test.
对于测试,你将被要求阅读几个文本段落,并利用来自各个那些段落来写一篇文章。你会被要求写一个完整的,成熟的,有组织的,它使用的证据从文本段落来支持你的观点的文章。你会得到两个小时才能完成测试。

Because you have not been in the country for a full year, this test will not count against you or against our school.  You will still be required to take the test however, so please do your best.  You will be given a Chinese-English Dictionary to help you, but you may not use Google Translate or any other devices to help you.  Do you have any questions?
因为你还没有在国内满一年,这个测试不会占用你还是反对我们的学校。您仍需要参加考试不过,所以请尽你所能。您将获得一个中国汉英词典来帮助你,但你可能不使用谷歌翻译或任何其他设备,以帮助你。你有什么问题吗?

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Intensified Algebra Plan for Thursday (2/25)

Today, we will complete:

  1. Lesson 16.9 – Modeling with systems of inequalities
  2. Topic 16 More Practice

What to do Today:

  1. Log in to the Agile Mind website.
  2. During 1st period, complete the Lesson 16.9 and all of the related pages in your student activity book
  3. During 2nd period, complete the More Practice assignment online
  4. Five minutes before dismissal, please SHUT THE COMPUTERS DOWN and PLUG THEM BACK IN.  Then clean up the room before you leave.
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Intensified Algebra Plan for Wednesday (2/24)

Today, we will complete:

  1. Topic 16 Guided Assessment

What to do Today:

  1. Log in to the Agile Mind website.
  2. Complete the online guided assessment.  Take your time, and be sure to use scratch paper and a calculator.
  3. Five minutes before dismissal, please SHUT THE COMPUTERS DOWN and PLUG THEM BACK IN.  Then clean up the room before you leave.
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Sixth Grade Advanced Mathematics (2/17)

Guiding Question (指导性问题):

How can I use absolute value to find the distance between two points on the coordinate plane?
如何使用绝对值找到坐标平面上两点之间的距离?

Standards (标准):

6.NS.3.6.bUnderstand signs of numbers in ordered pairs as indicating locations in quadrants of the coordinate plane; recognize that when two ordered pairs differ only by signs, the locations of the points are related by reflections across one or both axes.
理解数字在有序对标志作为表示在坐标平面的象限位置;认识到,当两个有序对通过标志只不同,各点的位置由反射在一个或两个轴的相关。

6.NS.3.8Solve real-world and mathematical problems by graphing points in all four quadrants of the coordinate plane. Include use of coordinates and absolute value to find distances between points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate.
通过在坐标平面的所有四个象限作图点解决实际问题和数学问题。包括使用坐标和绝对值的查找点之间的距离与相同的第一坐标或相同的第二坐标。

Agenda (议程):

  • Complete pages 402 and 403 of Module 14
    完整的网页402和403(模块14)
  • Complete this online practice at Khan Academy
    在完成汗学院这个网上的做法
  • Complete “Guided Practice” on page 404
    完成指导实践”404页

Homework (家庭作业):

  • Complete “Guided Practice” if not already complete
    完成“指导实践如果不是已经完成
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Sixth Grade Advanced Mathematics (2/17)

Guiding Question (指导性问题):

How can I use absolute value to find the distance between two points on the coordinate plane?
(如何使用绝对值找到坐标平面上两点之间的距离?)

Agenda (议程):

  • Complete “Explore Activity 1” on page 401 of Module 14 (整个模块14的401页上的“探索活动1”)
  • Finding Distances in the Coordinate Plane (在寻找坐标平面的距离)
  • “Guided Practice” on page 404 (404页的“指导实践”)
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Agile Mind Plan for 2/18

Note for Students:

I will be up the hill for a meeting today during your class.  This was a last minute change in plans (the meeting was supposed to be this afternoon), but we can make it work without losing any time.  Follow the instructions below and take care of each other today.  Y’all are rock stars!  Thanks for being so flexible!!

Today, we will complete:

  1. Lesson 16.1 – Introducing systems of linear equations
  2. Lesson 16.2 – Solving systems of linear equations using number sense

What to do Today:

  1. Log in to the Agile Mind website.  Leave that tab open and then come back here.
  2. Get the pages you need out of your Student Activity Book (SAB).
  3. You must work with a table-partner to get the most out of today’s lesson.  You may work in pairs or in threes.  (Somebody go drag Meghan over to your table…  No, seriously…  Go. Get. Her. Now.  …  Thank you!  :)
  4. Discuss the Opener with your table partner(s).  The oldest person at the table make sure that everyone contributes something.  (5 minutes)
  5. Go to online page 3.  The person with the longest hair read the page.
  6. Take 10 minutes to discuss as a group how you might solve the problem. The person with the shortest hair must make sure that everyone offers an idea.  (You’ll need to write some things down…  Get some scratch paper or a small whiteboard.)
  7. The person wearing the brightest colors, lead the group through online page 4.  Play the animations and discuss how they solve things.  Make sure you complete the SAB as you go.  You should have up to question 7 done by the time you leave page 4.
  8. The person with the most brothers and sisters lead the group through online pages 5 and 6 (count pets to break ties).  The one with the least, make sure everyone gets through question 11 in the SAB completed.
  9. Complete Lesson 16.2 Homework until you go on break.

After Break:

  1. Go on to Lesson 16.2
  2. Take 5 to 7 minutes to solve the opener together.  The person with the shortest pencil makes sure that everyone contributes.
  3. Go to online page 3.  Work through this problem together.  The person with the longest pencil control the website.  Don’t show the answer4s until the group decides on one together (15-20 minutes).
  4. The person who has taken the lead the least so far today is responsible for online page 4.  Everyone should have the SAB complete through question 6 when you’re done.
  5. Complete the Lesson 16.2 homework until 5 minutes before dismissal.
  6. The SHUT THE COMPUTERS DOWN and PLUG THEM BACK IN.  Then clean up the room before you leave.
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