## Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Question 1.
1.What strategies were needed?
the strategies that you could use are \$, ratio tables, clocks and a number line.

2.How did you use these strategies?
I used division, multiplcation and a ratio table.

3.Or How could you have used these strategies .
I did it the easy way and did a ratio table

4.How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix?
well I use a ratio table to figure it out.

5. Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

A new size of a container would be 18, and I got that by adding the 6 cups and 12 cups I had on the chart.One would be 24 which I got it by timesing 12 by 2.The third would be 3 which i got by dividing 6 cups by 2.

## Tuesday, December 18, 2007

### Tyler's Second Growing Post

Tyler's 2ND Growing Post

Question 1 Use this picture and reflect on your the puppy kibble test.
What strategies were needed?

How did you use these strategies?
Or How could you of used these strategies.
How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table
Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Question 2You are going to create a voicethread explaining the strategies you used on your test. You need to choose 4 out of the 6 questions.1. 2/3 + 1/4 + 2/5 =2. 6/5 - 11/10=3. 3/5 + 2/7 =4. 1/6/+1/9 =5. 5/6 - 1/4 =6. 3 3/5 - 1 4/5 =I recommend the following. Choose your 4 questions. On plain pieces of white paper redo them like you did on your test. Make sure your drawings are large enough. Take a picture of them and save them to your desktop. Upload these images to voicethread and embed your voicethread into your blog.At voicethread you need to describe what you did to solve the problems. How did you use clocks, money etc to solve the questions. You need a minimum of 2 comments on each picture.Here is a video explaining how to make a voicethead and embed it into your post. You should have both of these questions done by the end of the weekend.Wednesday December 53.)

Here is your 3rd growing post question.Today in class we reviewed the 6 strategies from the RACE Investigation. They were
Equivalence
Fractions show operations
Ratio Tables (Proportional Reasoning)
Measurement
Partial Products or the Distributive Property
The Whole Matters
Friendly FractionsCreate a voicethread or write and use pictures to describe how you would uses those strategies to explain how far the two students would have run if Mark ran 7/8 and Rachel ran 11/12 of the RACE course.4.

Your last question deals with pizza. You need to explain which group gets the largest portion of pizza. All student groups get the same sized pizzas. It is up to you to cut them up so that they are shared equally.

Group 1 Sally Bob, Gidget and Biff Share 3 pizzas.

Each person gets 3/4 slices of a pizza

Group 2 Stan, Holly, Barry, Ben and Ichkabibble share 4 pizzas.
each person gets 4/5 slices of a pizza

Group 3 Eric, Susy,James, Betty, Veronica and Moose share 5 pizzas.
each person gets 5/6 slice of the pizza
Group 4 Paul, Alex, Chris, Jughead, Archie, Reggie, Mr. Wotherspoon and Midge share 7 pizzas.
each person gets 7/8 slices each
How much pizza does each student get in the different groups?

Which group gets the largest portion of pizza?
group 4 gets the largest portion of pizza.
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways.

What strategies did you use in finding your answer.

Show your answer is 2 different ways.

### Patrick's 2nd Growing Post

1.What stragedies were needed?

-You can use ratio tables, clock, money and a double number line

2.How did you use these stragedies?

-I could use the ratio table along with a some division and multiplication

but i didn't use clock, money, money and number line stragedy

3.or How could you use these stragedies

-I stick with the ratio tables because it was the first thing i did. I think ratio table is easy

4.How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's snack mix? use a ratio table

-The way i got the price of 6 is by dividing 12 by 6

5.Find 3 other values (Amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

### chris`s 2nd Growing Post

Question 1

1. What strategies needed?
The strategy I used was multiplication, division, and ratio tables when I fixed my work.

2. and 3.

4.

5. Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Question 2
1. 2/3 + 1/4 + 2/5 =
for question 1 i would use clocks. 2/3 in clocks 20 min, 1/4 in clocks 15 min, and 2/5 in clocks is 24 min. now i add 20+15+24=59 min.

2. 6/5 - 11/10=
For question 2 i would use money. 5/5 in money is 100 cents i added another 20 cents because it would be 6/5. 10/10 in money is 100 cents I added another 10 cents so it can be 11/10 so now 11/10 is 110 cents and 6/5 is 120. Now I add 110+120=230 or in money 4 dollars and 50 cents.

3. 3/5 + 2/7 =
for question 3 it is the double number line below

4. 1/6/+1/9 =
i did nothing

5. 5/6 - 1/4 =
For question 5 I would use clocks. 5/6 is 50 min because 1/6 is 10 min. 1/4 is 15 min so now I add 10+50=60 witch is 1 hour.

6. 3 3/5 - 1 4/5 =
For question 6 I would use money because 3 wholes is is three dollars and 1 whole is one dollar. 3/5 is 60 cents and 4/5 is 80 cents. So now i add 60+80=140 in money that is 2 dollars and 20 cent and now add 1+3+2=5 dollars so now it equals 5 dollars and 20 cents.

Question 3

Question 4

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (15 marks)

Answers all questions 5 marks (1 per Question)

Quality of Answers 10 marks

10= Perfect
8= Great Job but there is room for improvement
7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement
6= Decent job but you need to work harder
5= All work is done but effort is lackingLess than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (10 marks)

Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1 mark)Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1 marks)Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left) Max 4 marksMath work is correct in the voicethread (4 Marks)

Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)Growing Post Question 3 (14 marks)

Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5 Marks)Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 Marks)Comments on the voicethread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (15 marks)Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4 marks)Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2 marks)Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 marks)What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2 marks)Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3 marks)

Total Math Work (49 marks)

Formatting (21 Marks)

Proper title (2 Marks)Proper labels (3 marks)Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2 marks)Questions are in the proper order (4 Marks)Post looks pleasing (10 Marks)

Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etcThe post looks professional and not piecemeal.Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10 Marks)Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20 marks) 10 marks per studentTotal Marks for Growing Post ( 100 Marks)Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deductionCompleted 1 day late 10 mark deductionCompleted 2 Days Late 15 Mark DeductionCompleted more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction80/100 GOOD JOB!!

## Sunday, December 16, 2007

### David's 2nd Growing Post

Question One:

1. What strategies were needed?
- I just used a large ratio table for this test, but im sure you could use more.

2. How did you use these strategies?
- With a ratio table, whatever you did to one side of it, you had to do to the other to keep it equal. So i put the total amount of the package, shreddies, pretzels, and peanuts, and tried to get the total amount to the correct total. Finding the unit fraction or getting the nuimber to 1 would be a pretty good place to start because once you have 1, you can do anyhting to it and find out easily like 1 x 29348579038570980975279 = 29348579038570980975279.

3. Or How could you have used these strategies.
- Like i said before you could have used more, but i took the easy path and just made a ratio table to answer it. Also because im not so sure about how to do it with clocks, money, or a double numberline. The numbers they gave us weren't that friendly for clocks, or money, and a double numberline gets confusing for this type of question. Its possible but requires to much thinking so i used the plain old ratio table.

4. How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack Mix?
Use a ratio table.

-As you can see from that ratio table, I put down was 12 was first since I already knew from what i did on the test. Then i divided 12 by 2 to get 6 cups of snack mix and divided the \$18 i have over there by 2 also to keep it equivalent.

5. Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

A new size would be 18, and i got that by adding the 6 cups and 12 cups i had on that chart. Another one would be 24 which i got by multiplying 12 by 2. And the third would be 3 which i got by dividing 6 cups by 2.

Question Two:

Question Three:

Question Four:

Marking Rubric For your second Growing Post

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (15 marks)
Answers all questions 5 marks (1 per Question)
Quality of Answers 10 marks
10= Perfect
8= Great Job but there is room for improvement
7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement
6= Decent job but you need to work harder
5= All work is done but effort is lacking
Less than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (10 marks)
Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1 mark)
Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1 marks)
Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left) Max 4 marks
Math work is correct in the voicethread (4 Marks)
Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)

Growing Post Question 3 (14 marks)
Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5 Marks)
Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 Marks)
Comments on the voicethread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)
Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (15 marks)
Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4 marks)
Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2 marks)
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 marks)
What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2 marks)
Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3 marks)

Total Math Work (49 marks)

Formatting (21 Marks)
Proper title (2 Marks)
Proper labels (3 marks)
Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2 marks)
Questions are in the proper order (4 Marks)
Post looks pleasing (10 Marks)
Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etcThe post looks professional and not piecemeal.
Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10 Marks)
Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20 marks) 10 marks per student

Total Marks for Growing Post ( 100 Marks)
Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deductionCompleted 1 day late 10 mark deduction
Completed 2 Days Late 15 Mark Deduction
Completed more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction

### Romulo's 2nd Growing Post

Romulo's 2nd Growing Post

Question 1
1. What strategies were needed?
- You could of used Ratio Tables, Clocks, Money and a Double Number Line.

2. How did you use these strategies?
- Well I only used the ratio table strategy along with some division and multiplication but I didn't really use the clock, money and number line strategy.

3. Or How could you of used these strategies
- I could of used the Number Line strategy seeing as it would make more sense than using clocks and money because some of the numbers wouldn't go into it so I could of used the Number Line strategy but I probably wasn't thinking of using it because ratio tables were pretty good for answering most of these questions.

4. How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table.

5. Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Omg finally finished. Hah and it only took me a few hours (A few hours means 12 hours I started this at about 10 o'clock and finished at around 1 o'clock. It just says 2:35 because that's when I first posted it. But then I edited it and did all the other questions. Seriously I put a lot of effort on this..)

All this work was redone in paint.

- DA BOOK

Marking Rubric For your second Growing Post

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (15 marks)

Answers all questions 5 marks (1 per Question)

Quality of Answers 10 marks

10= Perfect

8= Great Job but there is room for improvement

7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement

6= Decent job but you need to work harder5= All work is done but effort is lacking

Less than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (10 marks)

Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1 mark)

Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1 marks)

Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left)Max 4 marks

Math work is correct in the voicethread (4 Marks)

Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)

Growing Post Question 3 (14 marks)

Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5 Marks)

Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 Marks)

Comments on the voicethread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (15 marks)

Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4 marks)

Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2 marks)

Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 marks)

What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2 marks)

Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3 marks)

Total Math Work (54 marks)

Formatting (21 Marks)

Proper title (2 Marks)Proper labels (3 marks)

Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2 marks)

Questions are in the proper order (4 Marks)

Post looks pleasing (10 Marks)

Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etc

The post looks professional and not piecemeal.

Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10 Marks)

Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20 marks) 10 marks per student

Total Marks for Growing Post ( 105 Marks)

Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deduction

Completed 1 day late 10 mark deduction
Completed 2 Days Late 15 Mark Deduction
Completed more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction

Just want to say one thing before people mark mine: Why does every keep thinking the math work is out of 49? It's out of 54 people. 15+15+10+14=54. So that would make it out of 105 and not 100.

## Saturday, December 15, 2007

### Vicky's 2nd Growing Post

Question 1.
1) The strategies were need?
The strategies that were need to use were either money, ratio table, double number line. or clocks.

2. How did you use these strategies?
I used ratio table to solved my answers.

3) Or how could you have used these strategies?
I dont think theres any better way to solved this problem. Using a ratio table is the best way to do it.

4) How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix?
Use a ratio table,
5) Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

QUESTION 2
You are going to create a voicethread explaining the strategies you used on your test.
You need to choose 4 out of the 6 questions.

1. 2/3 + 1/4 + 2/5 =
2. 6/5 - 11/10=
3. 3/5 + 2/7 =
4. 1/6/+1/9 =
5. 5/6 - 1/4 =
6. 3 3/5 - 1 4/5 =

I recommend the following. Choose your 4 questions. On plain pieces of white paper redo them like you did on your test. Make sure your drawings are large enough. Take a picture of them and save them to your desktop. Upload these images to
voicethread and embed your voicethread into your blog.

At voicethread you need to describe what you did to solve the problems. How did you use clocks, money etc to solve the questions. You need a minimum of 2 comments on each picture.Here is a video explaining how to make a voicethead and embed it into your post. You should have both of these questions done by the end of the weekend.

I Choosed
2/3 + 1/4 + 2/5, 5/6 - 1/4, 1/6/+1/9, and 3/5 + 2/7.

Question 3
Here is your 3rd growing post question.Today in class we reviewed the 6 strategies from the RACE Investigation. They were
~Equivalence
~Fractions show operations
~Ratio Tables (Proportional Reasoning)
~Measurement
~Partial Products or the Distributive Property
~The Whole Matters
~Friendly Fractions

Create a voicethread or write and use pictures to describe how you would uses those strategies to explain how far the two students would have run if Mark ran 7/8 and Rachel ran 11/12 of the RACE course.

R.A.C.E COURSE

Question 4

Your last question deals with pizza. You need to explain which group gets the largest portion of pizza. All student groups get the same sized pizzas. It is up to you to cut them up so that they are shared equally.

Group 1 Sally Bob, Gidget and Biff Share 3 pizzas.
Group 2 Stan, Holly, Barry, Ben and Ichkabibble share 4 pizzas.
Group 3 Eric, Susy,James, Betty, Veronica and Moose share 5 pizzas.
Group 4 Paul, Alex, Chris, Jughead, Archie, Reggie, Mr. Wotherspoon and Midge share 7 pizzas.

How much pizza does each student get in the different groups?
Which group gets the largest portion of pizza?
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways.
What strategies did you use in finding your answer.
Show your answer is 2 different ways. I would recommend that you create a voicethread of your work.

PIZZA

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (15 marks) Total Of 15 Marks
Answers all questions 5 marks (1 per Question) 5 Marks
Quality of Answers 10 marks 10 Marks

10= Perfect
8= Great Job but there is room for improvement
7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement
6= Decent job but you need to work harder
5= All work is done but effort is lacking
Less than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (10 marks) 10 out of 10
Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1 mark)
Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1 marks)
Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left) Max 4 marks
Math work is correct in the voicethread (4 Marks)
Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)

Growing Post Question 3 (14 marks) 13 out of 14
Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5 Marks)
Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 Marks)
Comments on the voicethread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (15 marks) 14 out of 15
Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4 marks)
Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2 marks)
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 marks)
What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2 marks)
Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3 marks)

Total Math Work (49 marks) 47 out of 49

Formatting (21 Marks) 21 out of 21

Proper title (2 Marks)
Proper labels (3 marks)
Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2 marks)
Questions are in the proper order (4 Marks)
Post looks pleasing (10 Marks)

Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etc

The post looks professional and not piecemeal.

Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10 Marks)
Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20 marks) 10 marks per student

Total Marks for Growing Post ( 105 Marks) 103 out of 105

Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deduction
Completed 1 day late 10 mark deduction
Completed 2 Days Late 15 Mark Deduction
Completed more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction

## Wednesday, December 12, 2007

### Emily's second growing post

Question 1.

1. The strategies were need?
The strategies that were needed were a ratio table, money, clocks, and double numberlines.

2. How did you use these strategies?
I used money and ratio tables to explain my anwsers.

3. How could you have used these strategies?
I could have used clocks or double numberlines to explain the answers to.

4. How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table.

5. Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Questions 2,3, & 4

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (15 marks)Answers all questions 5 marks (1 per Question)Quality of Answers 10 marks10= Perfect8= Great Job but there is room for improvement7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement6= Decent job but you need to work harder5= All work is done but effort is lackingLess than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (10 marks)Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1 mark)Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1 marks)Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left) Max 4 marksMath work is correct in the voicethread (4 Marks)Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)

Growing Post Question 3 (14 marks)Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5 Marks)Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 Marks)Comments on the voicethread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (15 marks)Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4 marks)Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2 marks)Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 marks)What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2 marks)Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3 marks)

Total Math Work (49 marks)

Formatting (21 Marks)Proper title (2 Marks)Proper labels (3 marks)Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2 marks)Questions are in the proper order (4 Marks)Post looks pleasing (10 Marks)Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etcThe post looks professional and not piecemeal.

Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10 Marks)Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20 marks) 10 marks per studentTotal Marks for Growing Post ( 100 Marks)

Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deductionCompleted 1 day late 10 mark deductionCompleted 2 Days Late 15 Mark DeductionCompleted more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction

### Leta's Second Growing Post

- Question One

What strategies were used?

I used multiplication, division and i used a ratio table.

How did you use the strategies?

I used multiplication and division with the ratio table to figure out the new size containers.

Or how could you have used these strategies?

I just stuck with the ratio table because i thought it was easier then doing clock and money.

How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table.

Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

- Question 2

- Question 3

How much pizza does each student get in the different groups?

Gr 1 ] Each person would get 6 slices of pizza.
Only if you cut it into 8 pieces.

Gr 2]
Each person would get 8 slices of pizza
Only if you cut it into 8 pieces.

Gr 3]
Each person would get 3 slices of pizza.
Only if you cut it into 3 pieces

Gr 4] Each person would get 8 slices of pizza.
Only if you cut it into 8 pieces

Which group gets the largest portion of pizza?

Group 4 did because i cut it into 8 pieces so then each of them would get 8 slices

What strategies did you use in finding your answer.

i used circles for my strategy and i just picked random numbers =)

### selena's 2nd growing post

1.What strategies were needed?
the strategie that you could have used was the the clock,the number line,the raico table,

2.How did you use these strategies?
if did ues one of these i would have choosen the money, the numberline or the raico table.

3.How could you of used these strategies.
you can use the money by useing dollers ex 1/5 is \$20

4.How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table?
you could of used any thing but i used the racio table. look at my example.

1. Question 2

question 4

Marking Rubric: Self-Evaluation

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (10/15 marks)

Answers all questions 4/5 marks (1 per Question)

Quality of Answers 7/10 marks

10= Perfect
8= Great Job but there is room for improvement
7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement
6= Decent job but you need to work harder
5= All work is done but effort is lacking
Less than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (5/10 marks)

Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (2.5/3.5 Marks)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (14/15 marks)

Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (2/4 marks)

Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2/2 marks)

Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (2/4 marks)

What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain

how it was used.(1/2 marks)

Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (?/3 marks)

Total Math Work (49 marks)

Formatting (15/21 Marks)

Proper title (2/2 Marks)
Proper labels (3/3 marks)
Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2/2 marks)
Questions are in the proper order (4/4 Marks)
Post looks pleasing (10/10 Marks)

Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (11/10 Marks)
Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (16/20 marks)

Total Marks for Growing Post ( 75/105 Marks)

comment:

Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deduction
Completed 1 day late 10 mark deduction
Completed 2 Days Late 15 Mark Deduction
Completed more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction

## Tuesday, December 11, 2007

### Andrea's 2nd Growing Post

Question 1 Use this picture and reflect on your the puppy kibble test:

1.) What Strategies were needed?

The strategies that were needed were a ratio table, money, clocks, and double numberlines.

2.) How did you use these strategies?
We'll I used money and clocks to explain my answers.

3.) How could you have used these strategies?
I could of used a ratio table to show these strategies.

4.) I used a ratio table to show the price of 6 cups for a bag of Betty's Snack Mix.

5.) Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Question 3:

Today in class we reviewed the 6 strategies from the RACE Investigation. They were

- Equivalence
- Fractions show operations
- Ratio Tables (Proportional Reasoning)
- Measurement
- Partial Products or the Distributive Property
- The Whole Matters
- Friendly Fractions

Scoring Rubric: Self-Evaluation

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (14/15 marks)

Answers all questions 5/5 marks (1 per Question)

Quality of Answers 9/10 marks

10= Perfect
8= Great Job but there is room for improvement
7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement
6= Decent job but you need to work harder
5= All work is done but effort is lacking
Less than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (9/10 marks)

Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1/1 mark)
Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1/1 marks)
Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left) Max 4 marks.( 3/4 )
Math work is correct in the voicethread (4/4 Marks)

Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)

Growing Post Question 3 (13.5/14 marks)

Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5/3.5 Marks)
Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7/7 Marks)
Comments on the voicethread ( 3/3.5 marks .5 per comment)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (14/15 marks)
Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4/4 marks)
Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (1/2 marks)
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4/4 marks)
What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2/2 marks)
Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3/3 marks)

Total Math Work (49 marks)

Formatting (21/21 Marks)

Proper title (2/2 Marks)
Proper labels (3/3 marks)
Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2/2 marks)
Questions are in the proper order (4/4 Marks)
Post looks pleasing (10/10 Marks)

Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etc

The post looks professional and not piecemeal.

Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10/10 Marks)
Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20/20 marks) 10 marks per student

Total Marks for Growing Post ( 101.5/105 Marks)

I think I deserve this mark because I put alot of effort and time into doing this growing post. There are some improvements that I have to make overall, but either than that I think I did a good job!

Growing Post Completed on time 0/0 mark deduction

### Kenny's Second Growing Post

Question 1.

What strategies were used?
The Strategies that i used were multiplication, division and i used a ratio table.

How did you use the strategies?
I used multiplication and division with the ratio table to figure out the new size containers. I also used these strategies to figure out the prices of each new size containers.

Or how could you have used these strategies?
I stuck with the ratio table because that was the first thing that i thought of. I could of done a clock or a number line too. I think the ratio table was the easiest.

How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table.

Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Question 2.

Question 3.

Question 4.

My strategy was to divide the number of pizzas by the number of people and do the same thing to the people to get how many slices per person.

Group one : Sally Bob, Gidget and Biff Share 3 pizzas.
So this on i divided 4 by 4 which is 1, and then i divided 3 by 4 which is 0.75 or 3/4. So each person gets 3/4 of a pizza.

Group 2 Stan, Holly, Barry, Ben and Ichkabibble share 4 pizzas.
For this group i divided 5 people by 5 to get 1 and divided 4 by 5 to figure out how many slices per person. And i got 4/5 per person

Group 3 Eric, Susy,James, Betty, Veronica and Moose share 5 pizzas.
So group three has 6 people and they have 5 pizzas all together. So you divide 5 by 6 for each pizza slice for each person and i got 5/6.

Group 4 Paul, Alex, Chris, Jughead, Archie, Reggie, Mr. Wotherspoon and Midge share 7 pizzas.
So the last group had 8 people and 7 pizzas to share. So i divided the pizzas by 8 and the people by 8 also and each person has 7/8 of a pizza.

Group 1 gets the most pizzas.

-- Done.

Self Evaluation

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total (15 marks)

Answers all questions 5 marks (1 per Question)
Quality of Answers 10 marks

10= Perfect
8= Great Job but there is room for improvement
7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement
6= Decent job but you need to work harder
5= All work is done but effort is lackingLess than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (10 marks)

Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1 mark)
Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1 marks)
Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left)
Max 4 marksMath work is correct in the voicethread (4 Marks)
Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)

Growing Post Question 3 (14 marks)

Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5 Marks)
Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 Marks)
Comments on the voicethread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (15 marks)

Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4 marks)
Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2 marks)
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 marks)
What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2 marks)
Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3 marks)

Total Math Work (54 marks)

Formatting (21 Marks)
Proper title (2 Marks)
Proper labels (3 marks)
Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2 marks)
Questions are in the proper order (4 Marks)
Post looks pleasing (10 Marks)
Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etcThe post looks professional and not piecemeal.Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10 Marks)

Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20 marks) 10 marks per student
Total Marks for Growing Post ( 105 Marks)

Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deduction
Completed 1 day late 10 mark deduction
Completed 2 Days Late 15 Mark Deduction
Completed more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction

### emilyr's 2nd Growing post/.

1.What strategies were needed?
The strategies needed were ratio table, division and multiplication.
2.How did you use these strategies?
I used the ratio tables to figure out how much cups of ingredients we need and how much it costs. and I also used multiplication to figure out how to get from 2 2/5 to 12, then i found out you times it by 5 to get 12 cups.
3.Or How could you of used these strategies.
I could've just used a ratio table since it was easy because whatever you do in one side you have to do it to the other side. ((:
4.How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix? Use a ratio table

5.Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table.Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes

2] You are going to create a voicethread explaining the strategies you used on your test. You need to choose 4 out of the 6 questions.
1. 2/3 + 1/4 + 2/5 =
2. 6/5 - 11/10=
3. 3/5 + 2/7 =
4. 1/6/+1/9 =
5. 5/6 - 1/4 =
6. 3 3/5 - 1 4/5 =
I recommend the following. Choose your 4 questions

3] In class we reviewed the 6 strategies from the RACE Investigation. They were
Equivalence
Fractions show operations
Ratio Tables (Proportional Reasoning)
Measurement
Partial Products or the Distributive Property
The Whole Matters
Friendly Fractions

4] Your last question deals with pizza. You need to explain which group gets the largest portion of pizza. All student groups get the same sized pizzas. It is up to you to cut them up so that they are shared equally.Group 1 Sally Bob, Gidget and Biff Share 3 pizzas.Group 2 Stan, Holly, Barry, Ben and Ichkabibble share 4 pizzas.Group 3 Eric, Susy,James, Betty, Veronica and Moose share 5 pizzas.Group 4 Paul, Alex, Chris, Jughead, Archie, Reggie, Mr. Wotherspoon and Midge share 7 pizzas.

How much pizza does each student get in the different groups?
Group 1 - 3/4 pizza per kid
Group 2 - 4/5 pizza per kid
Group 3 - 5/6 pizza per kid
Group 4 - 7/8 pizza per kid
Which group gets the largest portion of pizza?
Group 1 gets the most pizzas because
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways.
I used circles as the pizzas and a ratio table. for the ratio table i did : for the people you need to bring it to 1 so you have to divide it by the people. and what you do on one side you have to do it on the another side (((:
What strategies did you use in finding your answer.
circles and ratio tables ?
Show your answer is 2 different ways. I would recommend that you create a voicethread of your work.

Answers all questions
5 marks (1 per Question)Quality of Answers
10 marks10=
Perfect8=
Great Job but there is room for improvement
7= Good Job but there is much room for improvement
6= Decent job but you need to work harder
5= All work is done but effort is lacking
Less than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.
Growing Post
Question 2 (10 marks)
Embeds the voicethread after question 1 (1 mark)
Creates the Voicethread to answer Question (1 marks)
Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment left)
Max 4 marksMath work is correct in the voicethread (4 Marks)
Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions (2 marks)
Growing Post Question 3 (14 marks)
Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question (3.5 Marks)
Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 Marks)
Comments on the voicethread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)
Question 4 Sharing Pizza's (15 marks)
Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? (4 marks)
Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza (2 marks)
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 marks)
What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used.(2 marks)
Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations (3 marks)
Total Math Work (49 marks)Formatting (21 Marks)Proper title (2 Marks)
Proper labels (3 marks)
Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard (2 marks)
Questions are in the proper order (4 Marks)
Post looks pleasing (10 Marks)
Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etcThe post looks professional and not piecemeal.Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment (10 Marks)
Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voicethreads (20 marks)
10 marks per student
Total Marks for Growing Post ( 100 Marks)

## Monday, December 10, 2007

### Nathaniel's 2nd Growing Post

Question 1

1) What strategies were needed?
- Ratio tables, Money, Clocks, Number line

2) How did you use these strategies?
- I used a ratio table to answer most of them, then division and multiplication to get the amount of cups for each container. I put the price on one side and the cups on the other to find the price. For the cups I just used multiplication and division.

3) Or how could you have used these strategies?
- I think it may have been better to use number lines to answer, since money wouldn't work that well, and clocks too. For number line I could've used it to find the price of the containers.

4) How would you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack mix?
Use a ratio table

5) Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes.

Question 2

Question 3
Mark - 7/8
Rachel - 11/12

Equivalence - I would use equivalence by finding a denominator that works with both of them. To find that out, I would count by 8 and see if 12 goes into it. And if it does, then the denominator works with both of them. 8 ÷ 12 = A decimal so that doesn't work.
16 ÷ 12 = A whole with a decimal, still doesn't work.
24
÷ 12 = 2. This is the number that 8 and 12 can go into. So to find out the numerators, since to get 8 into 24 you have to multiply by 3, so i multiply the numerator, which is 8 by 3 also. I would get 21/24. For Rachel I would multiply by two since you multiply 12 by 2 to get 24. Then you would get 22/24. Which shows that Rachel ran farther by 1/24.
Fractions show operations - Fractions show operations means that fractions show division easily. 7/8 of 26 really means 7 ÷ 8 x 26. Well for Mark, 7/8 = 0.875 which is 87.5%. And Rachel ran 11/12 which is 11/12 = 0.916 which is 91.6%. This also shows that Rachel ran farther. Then you can do 7/8 then multiply that by 26 to find out how much 7/8 of 26 is. You would get 22.75. Same for Rachel. 11/12 then multiply that by 26. You get 23.83. Also proves that Rachel ran farther
Ratio Tables (Proportional Reasoning) - Ill use a picture.

Measurement - Ill use a picture
Rachel's Blue area is larger than Mark's which means that Rachel ran farther
Partial Products or the Distributive Property - This is where you change a number like 7/8 into something easier to work with. You can cut 7/8 into 4/8 (half) + 3/8. So half of 26 is 13. To find 3/8 you can do 3/8 x 26 and get 9.75. 9.75 + 13 = 22.75. For Rachel, 11/12 can be put into 6/12 (half) and 5/12. Half of 26 is 13. 5/12 x 26 = 10.83. Add them up = 23.83.
The Whole Matters - This means that if you're comparing fractions. THE WHOLES HAVE TO BE THE SAME. You can't compare something if its 1/3 of 24 and 2/5 of 125. The wholes have to be the same. You can use this to answer the question by keeping the wholes the same size.
Friendly Fractions - To use this you can turn, an ugly 7/8 into a bunch of little 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8. 1/8 = 0.125 then multiply by 7 = 0.875 or 7/8 then multiply by 26 to find 7/8 of 26. Same with 1/12. 1/12, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12, 1/12. 1/12 = 0.083 x 11 = 0.913 or 11/12. Then multiply by 26 to find out 7/8 of 26.

Question 4

1)How much pizza does each student get in the different groups?
A. 3/4
B. 4/5
C. 5/6
D. 7/8
2)Which group gets the largest portion of pizza?
Group D
3)Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways.
In the voicethread.
4)What strategies did you use in finding your answer.
I used ratio tables and circles.
5)Show your answer is 2 different ways. I would recommend that you create a voicethread of your work.
In the voicethread.

Marking Rubric:

Growing Post Question 1 Betty's Snack Mix Total 14/15

Answers all questions. 5/5

Quality of answers. 9/10

Growing Post Question 2 10/10

Embeds the voicethread after question 1/1

Creates the Voicethread to answer Question 1/1

Add Comments to further elaborate on the strategies used 4/4

Math work is correct in the voicethread 4/4

Bonus marks for any person doing more than 4 questions 0/2

Growing Post Question 3 10.5/14

Uses Pictures or a voicethread to answer the question 3.5/3.5

Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 7/7

Comments on the voicethread 0/3.5 (Didn't make a voice thread)

Question 4 Sharing Pizza's 14/15

Clearly shows How much pizza does each student get in the different groups? 4/4

Shows which group gets the largest portion of Pizza 2/2

Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. 4/4

What strategies did you use in finding your answer. Student must show strategy and explain how it was used. 1/2

Added comments on voicethread or added detail to explanations 3/3

Total Math Work 48.5/54

Formatting 21/21

Proper title 2/2

Proper labels 3/3

Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard 2/2

Questions are in the proper order 4/4

Post looks pleasing 10/10

Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment 10/10

Completing 2 Peer Evaluations Leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voice threads 20/20

Total Marks for Growing Post 99.5/105

I think that I did great, well to me ^^

## Sunday, December 9, 2007

### Jonah's Second Growing Post

Question 1

1. What strategies were needed?
- There were lots of strategies that I could of used like a ratio table, a clock, a number line, and money. With those strategies you could divide, subtract, add, and multiply.

2. How did you use these strategies?
- I first used money but that didn't work out. So I used a ratio table and I added, divided, and multiplied.

3. Or How could you of used these strategies?
- With money I don't think it would work because some of the numbers wouldn't fit well with the strategy. Clocks wouldn't work out too because there aren't many fractions to work with and that the numbers don't really fit well with the numbers that work well with a clock. A ratio table would work better because it shows that what you do on one side with the number or fraction you do the same thing one the other side with the number or fraction.

4. How could you figure out the price of a 6 cup bag of Betty's Snack Mix? Use a ratio table.
5. Find 3 other values (amounts of Snack Mix) that could be solved using the same ratio table. Find the \$\$ of your new container sizes

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Marking Rubric for Second Growing Post Question 1:
Betty's Snack Mix ( 15 Marks)

Answers all questions 5 Marks ( 1 per question)
5/5
Quality of Answers 10 Marks
9/10
10=Perfect
8=Great job but there is room for improvement
7=Good job but there is much more room for improvement
6=Decent job but you need to work harder
5=All work is done but effort is lacking
Less than 5 would be for questions answered incorrectly and without effort and incomplete.

Growing Post Question 2 (10 Marks)

Embeds voice thread after question 1 (1 mark)
1/1
Creates the voice thread to answer Question (1 Marks)
1/1
Add comment to further elaborate on the strategies used (1 per comment) Max 4 marks
4/4
Math work is correct in the voice thread (4 Marks)
4/4

Growing Post Question 3 (14 Marks)

Uses Pictures or a voice thread to answer the question (3.5 marks)
3.5/3.5
Explains the 7 strategies using 7/8 and 11/12 (7 marks)
0/7, I used the wrong numbers
Comments on voice thread (3.5 marks .5 per comment)
3.5/3.5

Question 4 Sharing Pizzas (15 Marks)

Clearly shows how much pizza each student get in the different groups? (4 Marks)
4/4
Shows which group gets the largest portion of pizza (2 Marks)
2/2
Show how you found your answer in 2 different ways. (4 Marks)
2/4, I only used one strategy.
What strategies did you use in finding your answers. Student must show strategy and explained how it was used. ( 2 marks)
2/2.
Added comments on voice thread or added detail to explanations. (3 marks)
3/3

Total Math Work ( 54 )
43/54
Formatting (31 Marks)

Proper Title ( 2 Marks) 2/2
Proper Labels (3 Marks) 3/3
Only one post and no drafts left in dashboard ( 2 Marks) 2/2
Questions are in proper order ( 4 Marks) 4/4
Post looks pleasing (10 Marks) 4/4
Pictures are lined up, text is left justified etc.
The post looks professional and not piecemeal.
Completing Self Evaluation and leaving a comment ( 10 Marks) 10/10

Completing 2 Peer Evaluations and leaving comments on the Growing Post and Voice Threads (20 Marks) 1o Marks per student 20/20

Total Marks for Growing Post (100 Marks) 88/100

Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deduction
Completed 1 day late 10 mark deduction
Completed 2 Days Late 15 Mark Deduction
Completed more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction