Important December Dates:
December 6th- EARLY RELEASE, 12:00
December 20th- End of 2nd quarter/1st semester
December 20th- Winter break begins, end of the school day (students return Tuesday, 1/7/2020)
2nd Quarter Progress Reports
6th Grade Unit of Inquiry
Statement of Inquiry: The proportion model and other systems can be used to illuminate privilege and inequality in a variety of real-world scenarios.
Key and Related Concepts: Logic, Model, Systems
Global Context: Fairness and Development
Factual/Conceptual and Debatable Questions: How are proportions used in the real world? How can you tell if two entities are in proportion? Which is better- purchasing large amounts to save a few cents or purchasing what you need? Is it better to drive farther for a good deal or stay closer to home and pay a little bit more?
7th Grade Unit of Inquiry
Select 2 populations to compare
Pose a statistical question for which data can be collected for these populations
Design and carry out a plan to collect data
Present the data/results (histogram, dot plot, box plot)
Statement of Inquiry:Representations illuminate relationships between ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values
Key and Related Concepts: Relationships, Generalization, Representation
Global Context: Personal and Cultural Expression
Factual/Conceptual/Debatable Questions:What type of representations best suits this data? Is this a statistical question? How does the validity of a sample affect the results?
**The January Issue of Math Minute will be combined with the February issue due to the break/holidays**
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