# Sargent Park Math Zone

This is a classroom blog hub for Grade 8 students at Sargent Park School.

## Monday, April 07, 2014

### Choosing Pillars

Only one person per group needs to fill in this form. Please fill it out by the end of the class.

## Friday, March 28, 2014

### Nothing says Spring Break like .........

Fractions!!

Here are your worksheets for the break. Work hard. Please use the vertical method when dividing. Remember to have a denominator of 1!! Use the reciprocal!

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Fractions 2

Dividing Mixed Fractions

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Fractions 2

Multiplying Mixed Fractions

Instead of killing trees I have given you these at the blog. Copy into a notebook and come back on Monday with questions to ask. Enjoy your break!

May the weather warm up and give you some happyness!!

Here are your worksheets for the break. Work hard. Please use the vertical method when dividing. Remember to have a denominator of 1!! Use the reciprocal!

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Fractions 2

Dividing Mixed Fractions

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Fractions 2

Multiplying Mixed Fractions

Instead of killing trees I have given you these at the blog. Copy into a notebook and come back on Monday with questions to ask. Enjoy your break!

May the weather warm up and give you some happyness!!

## Friday, March 21, 2014

### 2 Minutes to Make a Difference 2014

Here is the link for your Issue Backgrounder's from Free the Children.

Your Task this week is to become familiar with the 5 pillars. For each pillar please research 10 points. Following your research you need to choose 1 pillar to become an expert on. This will become the topic of your group for your 1-2 minute movie.

You may only have up to 3 people per group.

This assignment is due next day 5 class.

Your Task this week is to become familiar with the 5 pillars. For each pillar please research 10 points. Following your research you need to choose 1 pillar to become an expert on. This will become the topic of your group for your 1-2 minute movie.

You may only have up to 3 people per group.

This assignment is due next day 5 class.

## Tuesday, March 11, 2014

### Interactive Dice and Spinner Links

We are about to embark on a game to show probability. Here are some links that can be added to your Google Site Page.

http://www.curriculumbits.com/mathematics/virtual-dice/

http://www.mathplayground.com/probability.html

http://wheeldecide.com/ http://dicelog.com/dice

http://www.random.org/dice/?num=5 Change the number for the amount of dice.

Playing Cards http://www.random.org/playing-cards/

You need to create a game of chance where the player gets rewarded for spins or rolls. Rules and instructions for your game along with the probability for each event are necessary. The more difficult the event the higher the reward.

More to follow..... Here is a Wheel of Sports

http://www.curriculumbits.com/mathematics/virtual-dice/

http://www.mathplayground.com/probability.html

http://wheeldecide.com/ http://dicelog.com/dice

http://www.random.org/dice/?num=5 Change the number for the amount of dice.

Playing Cards http://www.random.org/playing-cards/

You need to create a game of chance where the player gets rewarded for spins or rolls. Rules and instructions for your game along with the probability for each event are necessary. The more difficult the event the higher the reward.

More to follow..... Here is a Wheel of Sports

## Wednesday, March 05, 2014

### Hello Electronic Portfolios

It is that time of year again. Here is the information you need to complete the math part of your electronic portfolios.

**Integers****Percent**

**Volume**

Mala is planning to go on a trip. His suitcase measures 85 cm by 40 cm by 30 cm. He has a dresser drawer, measuring 60 cm by 50 cm by 35 cm, filled with clothes that he wants to take with him.

**What advice would you give to Mala? Why?****Probability**

You will embed these images into your Google site. This will become a parent quiz. You will also create an answer key on a different page. All will be revealed on Day 5!!

## Friday, January 31, 2014

## Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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