## Sunday, January 30, 2011

### Surface Area Test Practice

Hey everyone this could be on your test!!!

Practice  Practice Practice.

## Wednesday, January 26, 2011

### Homework for January 26

This is the work for January 26th.
• Show You Know Page 178 Rectangular Prism (Top Front Side and a net are required)
• Show You Know Page 179 Triangular Prism (Top Front Side and a net are required)
• Questions 3 to 16 on Pages 180 and 181.
• NO TEXTBOOKS ARE ALLOWED TO BE SIGNED OUT TODAY SORRY
• Scribes are needed
1. 814 (5 Scribes) Green Foldable Rectangular Prism, Green foldable Triangular Prism, Quests. 3,5,7,11Quests. 2,4,6,8, Choose 2 from 13,14,15,16.
2. 816 (3 Scribes)  Quests. 3,5,7,11Quests. 2,4,6,8, Choose 2 from 13,14,15,16.
3. 817 (3 Scribes)  Quests. 3,5,7,11Quests. 2,4,6,8, Choose 2 from 13,14,15,16.
4. 873 (3 Scribes)  Quests. 3,5,7,11Quests. 2,4,6,8, Choose 2 from 13,14,15,16.
See you all Tomorrow.

## Tuesday, January 25, 2011

### January 25 Surface Area Questions

Here are today's Surface Area Questions from the board.

A Triangular prism has a base and height of 6 cm and 4 cm. The other side of the triangle is 7 cm. If the prism has a depth of 2 cm What is the Total Surface Area?

## Monday, January 24, 2011

### Surface Area Questions

Here are the two rectangular prisms.  Please find the Total Surface area using a net and by using the Top, Front and Side views of the prism.

The lengths of a rectangular prism are 4 cm and 8 cm and 1 cm. What is its Total Surface Area?

The lengths of a rectangular prism are 2 cm and 6 cm and 2 cm. What is its Total Surface Area?
Click the correct answer for each prism.

### Winnipeg Harvest

The students who are going to Winnipeg Harvest have a blog post to write.  In this blog post you must summarize your visit to Harvest.
• What did you learn about Winnipeg Harvest?
• Who does Winnipeg Harvest Help?
• Where does Winnipeg Harvest get the food it supplies to its users?
• What are the top 10 items needed in Winnipeg Harvest?
Here is a link to Winnipeg Harvest.  I have also included a link to the pictures we took of you volunteering.

## Sunday, January 23, 2011

Did you ever play the game? I did... remember it well:)

Be prepared to do homework this week.  You have some outstanding work that needs to be done at your e-portfolios and at your 2 Minutes to Make a Difference Google Documents

You will be given time on Friday to work on the Questions in Math and Mrs. Wilson and Ms Hay are giving time this week too.

### 2 Minutes to Make a Difference 2011 Part 1

Friday is the first deadline for your movie project.  Here is what needs to be done....

For 816 817.

1. You need to be in a google document shared with your group members and with Ms Hay and Mr. Harbeck.
2. You need a title slide at your presentation.  Your topic and your group members need to be on this slide.
3. Each group member needs three name slides (aka Bob 817). All work will go under your name slides.
4. Each group member needs to have a slide with 10 THICK questions. Each Group member needs different questions.
5. Each group member needs to list 3 sites and urls.  Do not use the first few google hits that you get.  Dig deeper and do smarter searches. Cut and paste the URL's on a "Link Slide"
Each group member then needs 3 slides at the shared presentation by Friday January 28.

814 and 873
1. You need to be in a google document shared with your group members and with Mrs. Wilson and Mr. Harbeck.
2. You need a title slide at your presentation.  Your topic and your group members need to be on this slide.
3. Each group member needs three name slides (aka Bob 817). All work will go under your name slides.
4. Each group member needs to have a slide with 10 THICK questions. Each Group member needs different questions.
5. Each group member needs to list 3 sites and urls.  Do not use the first few google hits that you get.  Dig deeper and do smarter searches. Cut and paste the URL's on a "Link Slide"
Each group member then needs 3 slides at the shared presentation by Friday January 28.

## Sunday, January 16, 2011

### E-Portfolio Update Due Friday January 21

It is time for us to once again be working on our E-Portfolio.  Here are your Math instructions up to our percent Unit.

Here are the links for the E-portfolios this year.

# Math

January 17th
Create the following "Heading 2 Categories" under Math
• Term 1 Reflection
• Proportion, Ratio and Rate
• Pythagoras
• Percent
Under Term 1 Reflection ....
Cut and paste the text from your Term 1 Reflection from Google Docs.  Edit the grammar and spelling.

Under Proportion Ratio and Rate include the following...
3. embed your Sesame Street Video
Under Pythagoras include the following...
Under Percent include the following..
3. embed your Percent Video to this section

## Tuesday, January 11, 2011

### Problems for Percent Video

Here are the problems you need to solve in your percent video.

Percent Problems

1. The front wheel of a tricycle is 155% as large as its rear wheels. Use hundred grids to show how the front wheel compares to the rear wheels.

2. The cost for a downloaded game was \$10.99.  Added to this cost was a 10% before tax processing fee, 5%GST and 7%PST.  What is the total cost of the game?

3. The number of caribou in a particular herd was monitored over a two-year period. The first year, the size of the herd was estimated at 30 000. The second year, the herd was estimated to be 90% of its original size. What was the approximate size of the herd in the second year?

4. What is a better deal:
a) 60% off a pair of shoes
b) 20% off a pair of shoes then a 40% reduction of the discounted price.
Use an example to show that your thinking.

Do not forget how to tag and title your video at youtube.
• Title *****'s Percent Review Video
• Tags spmath, (your blogger name) and percent
• In the description you can leave a short 3 sentence paragraph talking about percents.

## Saturday, January 08, 2011

### Let's Finish Off Percent

This is the final week on Percent. We will be doing many questions and you will have a quiz, test and video and foldable assignment.

Foldable (Due Friday January 14)
• 4.1 Representing Percents Copy the Key Ideas from page 127, complete the Show you knows on pages 127 and 125, Choose any question from 129.
• 4.2 Fractions Decimals and Percents Copy the Key Ideas from page 135, Choose 2 questions from each of the Show you Knows on pages 132, 133 and 134.
• 4.3 Percent of a Number Copy the Key Ideas from page 141, Choose 2 questions from each of the Show you Knows on pages 140 and 141. Choose any 2 questions from pages 142 and 143.
• 4.4 Combining Percents Copy the Key Ideas from page 148, complete questions 1-8 from pages 148 and 149.
Quiz (January 12)
You will have a quiz on Wednesday this week.  The quiz will be on 4.4 Combining Percents.  The Quiz will have both multiple choice and problem solving questions.

Test (January 13)
The test will be on all 4 sections of the chapter. There will be a minimum of 5 problem solving questions and many more fun filled multiple choice questions.

Video (Due Friday January 14)
You will be required to create a video about percent.  Each of the 4 sections from the textbook will have to be in your video.  Imagine it as a summary of the chapter.  Your video must be under 5 minutes and everyone needs to make one.  Do not wait till the last minute to create this video.  You will upload it to the spmath789 youtube channel with the following pieces of information:
• Title *****'s Percent Review Video
• Tags spmath, (your blogger name) and percent
• In the description you can leave a short 3 sentence paragraph talking about percents.
Final Percent Post (Due Monday January 17)
You will now create a Final Percent Post.  In this post you will include information from each of the sections in the chapter.
1. Summarize the chapter and the key points from each of the sections. A brief example from each part of your foldable is all that is required. Also define What is a percent?
2. Include your video that explaining percent.
3. Include a link to your Percent Scribe post for this chapter.
4. Find a website that further explains percent. Include a link or a video.
5. Title the Post Final Percent Post
6. Tag the post "Final Percent Post", blogger display name,
Good luck on all of these assignments.  You will have to work hard to complete them all on time.