Saturday, March 28, 2015

Day 135: Monday, March 30

Goal:  Find missing dimension of solids when given volume and two other dimensions.
1.  Teacher model example.
2.  Students complete small quiz.
3.  Students work independently on Khan Academy.
4.  Group work.

15 minutes of deliberate Khan practice

Friday, March 27, 2015

Day 134: Friday, March 26

Goal:  Calculate volume and surface area of prisms.
1.  Teacher model examples.
2.  Students work independently.
3.  Students work in small groups to discuss packet work.
4.  Teacher answer any packet questions.
5.  Open practice.

Khan:  15 Minutes of deliberate practice

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Day 133: Thursday, March 26

Goal:  Find volume and surface area of solids.
1.  Review park question (see above).
2.  Open practice (packet, Khan, or Quizlet).

Khan:  Surface Area

Yesterday a inquisitive student asked how a rectangular prism and a right rectangular prisms were different.  This website shows the difference and answers that question:  Website with interactive solids.

*Note:  Today's schedule is shorted to accommodate parent conferences.*

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Day 132: Wednesday, March 25

Goal:  Calculate the volume and surface area of right rectangular prisms.
1.  Math survey.
2.  Students work independently on volume and surface area examples and conference individually with teacher.
3.  Brainpop on geometry.
4.  Students work on packets.
5.  Students practice formulae and definitions via Quizlet or vocabulary packet.

Khan:  Surface Area Using Nets

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Day 131: Tuesday, March 24

Goal:  Find the volume of prisms.
1.  Independent practice in textbook p.478-479 q.10-15, 20,21,26.
2.  Group work/discussion of textbook work.
3.  Practice packets.
4.  Vocabulary practice.

Khan:  Nets of 3D figures