In math class today we're going to be working on Sunshine Math. You have 4 pages to complete and you may use you calculators. Hand these in when you're finished and play the Line Gems game.

In Social Studies today we're going to do several things:

1. Read your books or work on your reports. (10 min.)

2. Study for your vocab. quiz. (10 min)

3. Take your vocab. Quiz.

4. Answer the questions on the sheet that was handed out.

## Thursday, September 28, 2006

## Wednesday, September 27, 2006

### Wed. Sept. 27

First we're going to this link:

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_201_g_4_t_2.html

Solve the equations by using the balances.

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_201_g_4_t_2.html

Solve the equations by using the balances.

## Friday, September 22, 2006

### Salamanders and Chameleons

Please take the first few minutes to go through the Chameleon website and learn more about graphing.

http://mathforum.org/cgraph/cslope/

Use this site to practice substituting numbers for variables.

http://argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math8/strand2/2101.htm

http://mathforum.org/cgraph/cslope/

Use this site to practice substituting numbers for variables.

http://argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math8/strand2/2101.htm

## Tuesday, September 19, 2006

### Civics and Government Scavenger Hunt (Maybe it's a test??)

What is the Bill of Rights?

Does the Bill of Rights affect you?? How? Explain.

Let's play a game:

http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/ForKids/index.shtml

In class today you need to go to the following site and test your KNOWLEDGE!

http://www.bbhq.com/civquiz.htm

Does the Bill of Rights affect you?? How? Explain.

Let's play a game:

http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/ForKids/index.shtml

In class today you need to go to the following site and test your KNOWLEDGE!

http://www.bbhq.com/civquiz.htm

## Monday, September 18, 2006

### Graphing/Graphing/.....

First of all we're going to answer the questions from yesterday about the graphs.

Next we're going to play a graphing game:

http://funbasedlearning.com/algebra/graphing/lines/default.htm

Now for the assignment:

QUIZ!!!

Graphing Calculator Link:

http://webgraphing.com/plotting_basic.jsp#

Next we're going to play a graphing game:

http://funbasedlearning.com/algebra/graphing/lines/default.htm

Now for the assignment:

QUIZ!!!

Graphing Calculator Link:

http://webgraphing.com/plotting_basic.jsp#

## Saturday, September 16, 2006

### Monday Sept. 18 Social Studies

Today in class we're going to start out by doing an internet Q/A. Answer the questions in groups--Sorry but I'm picking the groups :(

After you answer the questions be ready to debate each question with another group!

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/eyk/index.asp?search=1&flash=true&Q=125,20,19,120,43,121,22,42,123,21,130,27,122,23

After you answer the questions be ready to debate each question with another group!

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/eyk/index.asp?search=1&flash=true&Q=125,20,19,120,43,121,22,42,123,21,130,27,122,23

## Friday, September 15, 2006

### Horatios!!

Check out this great site for understanding ratios:

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/proportions/index.html

I want you to work your way through making sure that you do the problem solving activity and the quiz.

Is the slope of a linear equation (linear function) a ratio? Explain.

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/proportions/index.html

I want you to work your way through making sure that you do the problem solving activity and the quiz.

Is the slope of a linear equation (linear function) a ratio? Explain.

### Fun and Sun

Dateline: Monday Sept. 18

Today we're going to explore the graph worksheet you had last Friday.

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Algebra/rentacarja.html

Now look at the two printouts of graphs based on the data from the Rent a Car problem.

http://www.math.com/school/subject2/lessons/S2U4L3GL.html

Today we're going to explore the graph worksheet you had last Friday.

*First let's go to the website and play around with the numbers.*http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Algebra/rentacarja.html

Now look at the two printouts of graphs based on the data from the Rent a Car problem.

**What are the differences between them? What are the similarities? Which is the correct graph?****Why?****How did I come up with the equations? ---When answering this question you might need to refresh your memory by going through this link:**http://www.math.com/school/subject2/lessons/S2U4L3GL.html

### Parents and Students

In math class today we worked on a graphing activity called "Fun and Sun." Students were given time to work on the activity in class and if they didn't complete the assignement it became homework. In order to complete the assignment students should have a "Fun and Sun" worksheet and some graph paper. This is due Monday, Sept. 18. We will also have our first quiz on graphing on Mon. Sept. 18.

In Civics class we are doing a timeline on the subject "On the Day I was born......" Students should try to find political and governmental events that occured on the day they were born. They should have at least ten events. Five of the events should deal with politics and government. Click on this link to find a help sheet for timelines:

http://www.dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/timeline.html

http://www.brainyhistory.com/date

In Civics class we are doing a timeline on the subject "On the Day I was born......" Students should try to find political and governmental events that occured on the day they were born. They should have at least ten events. Five of the events should deal with politics and government. Click on this link to find a help sheet for timelines:

http://www.dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/timeline.html

http://www.brainyhistory.com/date

### Fun with Fractions?

Here is a website to go to for practice with fractions. Today I'd like everyone to go through all the parts of this tutorial.

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/fractions/frac.html

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/fractions/frac.html

## Thursday, September 14, 2006

### On the day I was born.....

This is a writing activity we did in Civics class on 9/14/06. Students should find historical and governmental events that happened on the day they were born. They didn't have to limit themselves to the year they were born, just the day.

### Links to Help With Graphing Crossword

http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/sets/select/dm_slope.html

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/06Lines/02_plotting.htm

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/06Lines/05_whatstheslope.htm

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/06Lines/06_findingslopegraph.htm

http://www.math.com/school/subject2/lessons/S2U4L3GL.html

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/graphlin.htm

http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~jebuckley/internet_scavhunt.htm

http://1728.com/distance.htm

Please feel free to find other sites that might help you and post them on our blog.

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/06Lines/02_plotting.htm

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/06Lines/05_whatstheslope.htm

http://www.coolmath.com/algebra/Algebra1/06Lines/06_findingslopegraph.htm

http://www.math.com/school/subject2/lessons/S2U4L3GL.html

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/graphlin.htm

http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~jebuckley/internet_scavhunt.htm

http://1728.com/distance.htm

Please feel free to find other sites that might help you and post them on our blog.

### New Slope Calculator

Please go to this website and work on adding positive and negative integers.

http://aaaknow.com/add65_x2.htm

When we finish with this I want you to get your finding slope papers out and using the calculators on your computers change all your fraction answers to decimals.(You do this by dividing the top number by the bottom number). Leave the whole number answers as they are.

After that please go to http://www.1728.com/distance.htm and check all of your answers on your computer.

Remember that this web-site will give you the slope as a decimal.

http://aaaknow.com/add65_x2.htm

When we finish with this I want you to get your finding slope papers out and using the calculators on your computers change all your fraction answers to decimals.(You do this by dividing the top number by the bottom number). Leave the whole number answers as they are.

After that please go to http://www.1728.com/distance.htm and check all of your answers on your computer.

Remember that this web-site will give you the slope as a decimal.

## Wednesday, September 13, 2006

### Finding Slope Applet

http://www.uncwil.edu/courses/mat111hb/demo/applets.html

This will help you find slope when you know two points.

This will help you find slope when you know two points.

## Tuesday, September 12, 2006

### Somerset Math

Use this site to graph equations. Make sure to click edit to erase a line.

http://www.gcalc.net

This is the Thomas Jefferson site for Civics--- http://teacher.scholastic.com/webquest/socstudies/tjefferson.htm

We're going to be using this site for a few days starting 9/13/06 to study the life and times of Thomas Jefferson. The first day we're going to answer some questions about Jefferson and read one day in "A Day In The Life" section. We're also going to explore the links that are in the reading.

This site helps with graphing: http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~jebuckley/internet_scavhunt.htm

You can find out about slope and do some practice online.

http://www.gcalc.net

This is the Thomas Jefferson site for Civics--- http://teacher.scholastic.com/webquest/socstudies/tjefferson.htm

We're going to be using this site for a few days starting 9/13/06 to study the life and times of Thomas Jefferson. The first day we're going to answer some questions about Jefferson and read one day in "A Day In The Life" section. We're also going to explore the links that are in the reading.

This site helps with graphing: http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~jebuckley/internet_scavhunt.htm

You can find out about slope and do some practice online.

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