Monday, May 21, 2012

Day 1 - Asset Mapping

Step 1: click on hand out #2
Handout #2

Step 2: sign in and make a copy
Sign in
File
Make a Copy
Rename "Asset Map Data  Last Name, First Name Initial"
Step 3 - finish list of at least 20 community assets - share - make public.
 Other  Handouts
Hand out #2 Instructions
Rubric for Asset Mapping:

Hand out #1

Saturday, May 19, 2012

We're back from CST's!
FINAL PROJECT TIME FRAME:
Week 1 May 21st - May 25th
Monday:  Students will be assigned project. Students will do asset mapping of their community using a free version of GIS software.  Goal for the day: Students will map 12 different types of buildings that serve the community. They will choose one type for their project.

Tuesday: Students will go on a field trip to Cal Poly Pomona - Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies Goal for the day: Students will learn about strategies people use to design buildings that reuse waste and save energy.

Wednesday:
Short Day - Goal: Students will get started sketching their building

Thursday: .  Maria Gomez (M.Arch) will teach the basics of model making. Goal for the day: Students will get started on building models.

Friday: Students will continue working on scale model project. Visitor Nicole Velasquez will teach about affordable housing and green buildings. Goal for the day: Students will learn about affordable housing and will make changes to their building from ideas they gather from Ms. Velasquez' buildings. They will also have  a short quiz on green structures.

Week 2 - May 28 - June 1st

Monday: Students will have time to finish their 3d Models

Tuesday: Engineer Mr. Kit Wong will come and teach us the basics about working with Google Sketch.  Students will work on a digital design.

Project Due: Friday June 1st 2012.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Bully

Taking a break from cst prep to go see the documentary "Bully"

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Unit 7 Project

Unit 7-B Project

Promoting inquiry - students are to build a pyramid and measure the surface area and volume.

 Students will have to come up with the formulas.

We will demonstrate how it takes 3 pyramids to fill up a prism of the same base and height!

Handout:  Unit 7 b - Project - Pyramids

credit:
http://function-of-time.blogspot.com/2012/01/project-spiky-door.html

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

CST - Testing May 1 - May 11th

Extra Review

Geometry:  Logic & Geometric Proofs




Standard
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
1.0: Undefined Terms & Reasoning
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
1.0, 2.0, 3.0
2.0: Geometric Proofs
Practice
Intensive Review
3.0: Conditional Statements &
       Counterexamples
Practice
Intensive Review
4.0: Conguence & Similarity
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
5.0: Triangle Congruence & Similarity
Practice
Intensive Review
6.0: Triangle Inequality Theorem
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
7.0: Parallel Lines, Quadrilaterals, & Circles
Practice
Intensive Review


Geometry:  Angle Relationships, Constructions, & Lines


Standard
Practice Intensive Review Mixed Review
12.0: Classifying Triangles & Polygons
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
13.0: Angles and Polygons
Practice
Intensive Review
14.0: Pythagorean Theorem
Practice
Intensive Review
15.0: Using the Pythagorean Theorem
Practice
16.0: Straightedge & Compass Construction
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
17.0: Coordinate Proofs
Practice
Intensive Review






Geometry:  Trigonometry



Standard Practice Intensive Review Mixed Review
18.0: Trigonometric Functions
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
19.0: Solving Right Triangles
Practice
Intensive Review
20.0: Special Right Triangles
Practice
Intensive Review
21.0: Circles
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
22.0: Transformations
Practice
Intensive Review



Geometry:  Volume and Area Formulas



Standard
Practice Intensive Review Mixed Review
8.0: Perimeter, Area, and Volume
Practice
Intensive Review
Mixed Review
9.0: Volume and Surface Area
Practice
10.0: Area
Practice
Intensive Review
11.0: Changing Dimensions
Practice
Intensive Review









Monday, April 9, 2012

Extra Credit Opportunity - Surface Area - How can something have the same volume but different surface area?

video notes hand out:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bSFabhfyzmAcoDsZywdcpYoesUh99wX4mOtxJg2BCz4/edit
video
Youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49nOs1OTFTI
Official Website: http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/show/surfacearea.html

Week 31- Surface Area and Volume

Monday:
Warm Up
Rabbit Proof Fence: How shapes have the same perimeter but different Surface Areas?
Notes: Surface Area
Homework: #1-5
Tuesday:
Warm Up
Video:

C+ - Surface Area
Video Notes: (see next post)
Homework:
Wednesday:
CST Prep
Thursday:
Time aloted for Unit 7 - Project
Chocolate FActory
Friday - Quiz
Project Due

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Week 30 - Weekly Agenda

Monday: 
Warm Up: review calendar
Stamps: review polygons
Lessons: Vocabulary of Regular Polygons
C+B+A+

Tuesday
Warm Up: CST'S questions

Stams: review special triangles
Lessons: Area of Polygons using special triangles and trigonometry
Classwork B+ 3-6 A+ 1-2

Wednesday
Warm Up:
Quick Review of Unit 1 & Unit 5

CST Practice Test #1
Test Solutions
Homework Assigned: Area of Polygons Practice Quiz
Thursday: No School
Friday: No School

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Students Visit Central Library Exhibit on Mexican Revolution

While the 10th graders take the CAHSEE EXAM  The 9th graders visit the Mexican Revolution at the Central Library 2 blocks away.

Happy Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! Pi Party Postponed due to CAHSEE Testing

Week 20 - Cahsee, Grades and Right Triangles Continued

Monday: Pupil Free Day
Tuesday: Cahsee Exam
Wednesday: Cahsee
Thursday: Trigonometry Introduction
Stick and String Activity
Chart Making
Homework:
Friday: Sine
C+B+A+

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Week 7

Annoucements:
Quarter Grades Due: March 12th - 16th/Parent Conferences

Semester 2 - Midterm Exam
Date: March 9th

Monday: Holiday
Tuesday: Special Right Triangles 45:45:90 Introduction
Discovery Activity - come up with pattern!
Wednesday: Graphic Organizer
Thursday: (short day)
Review simplying Radials
Friday: No Quiz - Project #5 Introduction.

FAL lessons

Students partake in solving problem involving polygons and their interior/exterior angles

Geometry Projects!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Week 3 - January 23 - January 30th

Monday:Explore parallelograms
Warm Up
FAL Polygons - Pre Test
1. Flow Map #1
2. Flow Map #2
C+B+A+ - Homework Finish A+
Tuesday: Rhombuses and other quadrilaterals
Wednesday: Stations
Thursday: Activity - (Polygons F.A.L.)
Friday : Activity Day 2
FAL Polygons Post Test

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Semester 2 - Week 1

Unit 4 - Logic and Reasoning
Wednesday: Conditional Statements
Warm Up
Notes
Tree Map
Homework : Finish Tree Map
Thursday: Conditional Statements Review
 Warm Up
C+B+A+ (bookwork)
Homework: Finish A+

 Friday:
Warm Up
Whiteboards
Quiz Review
Quiz