Monday, September 29, 2008
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Over the weekend you have a chance to earn five points of extra credit in your language arts class. To receive the extra credit you will need to do the following:
Show your parents our classroom wiki page. Be sure to highlight our online writing portfolio and the extra practice math activities.
Show your parents our classroom blog. When showing off the blog take them to your favorite blog post of the year. Let them see our VoiceThread about King Tut while you're at it!
Finally, you will need to post a comment to the blog entry explaining who you chose to show the pages to and exactly what did you show them. Don't forget to explain to them our safety rules about last names!
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Comparing and Ordering
Positive and negative integers
Expressing remainders three different ways
Whole numbers (5 R2)
Fractions (5 ½)
Multi-Step Word Problems
Using all four operations to solve real world problems.
By their angles
By their side lengths
Today there are two questions that I would like you to take some time to reflecting on and write about.
Which one of these math skills did you enjoy the most? What else would you like to learn about this topic?
Which one of these concepts do you do find the most difficult? Can you explain why it was difficult? What can you do to help yourself know this skill better? What can I do to help you learn this skill?
Remember to type your comments in Microsoft Word and then paste them into the blog.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Today we discussed the Egyptian theory of the after life and we learned about the process of mummification.
To help us better understand mummification please go to The Mummy Maker activity and attempt to mummify a body.
When you're finished please answer this question in your own words:
Why did the Egyptian's mummify their dead?
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Egyptian Daily Life VoiceThread