Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Kevin's 2nd Growing Post

Question 1

1. What strategies were needed?
2. How did you use these strategies?
3. Or How could you of used these strategies.
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.


1. The strategies that were needed were division and ratio tables

2. I used the ratiotable using the size of the cup and the price and then i multiplyed it by 5 to get my answer . For the 1/2 cup i took the 12 cup and divide the price and the recipie untill i got the answer i wanted.
3. I'm unsure of annother way i could use these strategies . :)
4. I could use a ratio table...

The price would be ( dollars and the bad is 6 cups. I devide by 2.

( Green )

3 cups of snack mix I would take the 6 pound and then divide the price and the bag by 2.then i would get the price that is 4.50 and the size of the bag wich is 6.

( Purple )

For 18 i would take the 6 cup recipie for the snack mix and then i would multiply it by 3 to get 18 and then theprice would be 13.50 for the 18 cup bag of snack mix.

( Yelllow )

If i was to figure out how much i needed for 2 cups i would take the 12 cup recipie and then i would divide it by 2 to get 6 and then by 3 to get 2 and then for the price i w0uld divide it by 2 to get 3 dollars .Another way is to just go to 6 cups and divide it by 2.

Question 2

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 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 (54 marks)
Formatting (21 Marks)
Proper title (2 Marks)
Proper labels (3 marks)
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 ( 105 Marks)

Growing Post Completed on time 0 mark deduction
Completed 1 day hhhhtyrfulvhbjn10 mark deduction
Completed 2 Days Late 15 Mark Deduction
Completed more than 2 days late 20 Mark Deduction

Self Evaluation :

11 /15
12 /14
12 /15

13 /15

48 / 54

83 / 105

Over all i think i did very well on this growing post and it was lots of fun. Ithink I could have improved my blog by putting more explinations ad pictures on my answers. Can't wait untill the 3 rd growing post. :)

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