13 March, 2010

Week in Review for 11/03/10


This week in Maths we have been learning about mode, mean, median and range. Mode is the most often occurring number in the set of numbers you have. Mean is when you have to add all the numbers together and then divide it by the number of numbers given. Median is when you put all the numbers in order and find the one in the middle, but if they are an even set of numbers then you also have to put them in order but this time take the two numbers in the middle and add them together and then divide it by two because they are only two numbers, and that should give you the answer. Range is when you get the biggest and smallest number in your set of numbers and subtract the smallest from the largest and that would give you the range.


This week in English we had to pick a topic to do, after we had done that we had to do a KWL chart where we write all that we know and all that we want to know, next we had to research and find all the information that we needed, after we had finished our research we had to write our first draft which had to be 3 pages and size 12 and the font had to be Times New Roman and finally the title and the sub-heading could be size 18, but overall I liked it!


In Inquiry this week we have been creating catapult's which was a method of execution in the old days. We had to go in pairs. We got 3 objects which were: 10 pieces of Lego, a spoon and a cotton ball. Out of these three things we had to create our own catapult. We built the catapult with Lego then we put the spoon between the Lego and last we put the cotton ball on the spoon and we then had to drag the spoon downwards, towards the table to get a lot of power, next we had to release the spoon which would make the cotton ball fly in the air, like they did in the old days except they would put person instead of the cotton ball.


It was a fun week!


Thanks B!

1 comment:

  1. Hi I think what your doing is great and how you do it. Also what it look like your doing and teaching look kind of fun. Do you do this everyday? Well if you doing it everyday then you are learning more things.
    a friend