Thanks to the parents who signed and returned the Progress Reports.
I am still plowing through some curriculum materials. I am trying to balance off some of this work by providing opportunities for the students to interact with the work in a non-traditional way.
For Grade 7s, I have discovered another game for the students to investigate that relate to the 1st quadrant of the Cartesian plane: http://www.counton.org/games/virtualmathfest/dinosaur.html
|This is grid with all 4 quadrants.|
This game is a little more challenging and takes into account the other quadrants:
And here is another challenging,
4 quadrant game:
As far as some games and posts for the Grade 8s, who are now currently working on Algebra, I have re-posted a link from a couple of weeks ago. I think this work may be more of an appropriate review for the Grade 8s. Some of the content in the links was a bit too advanced for a number of the Grade 7s.
Grade 8: Math sheet p. 50 all + p. 51 odd questions only (Algebra)
Grade 7: Questions 1-12 on Math sheet (Geometry)
Reader's Theatre/Book Talks begin Wednesday afternoon
Narrative paragraphs are due
Prezi/Identity projects begin on Monday. I will aim to make a version of what the project may look like. So far, here are my rough notes: