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166 – Barbie proportions

My 6th graders are working on scaling Barbie up to human size based on one assigned body part. It should be a 5-period (1 week) project. Instructions for each group of 3 students — each group gets its own Barbie: Measure Barbie: as a class we chose to take 15 different body measurements on Barbie. […]

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165 – measuring Barbies

Kids are measuring Barbies to do a scale-up drawing of her.

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163 & 164 – nothing

I can’t remember. 🙁

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162 – Five Triangles problems

We did these 2 problems from Five Triangles mathematics.

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161 – parallelogram and more solitaire

My geometry kids are working on this problem from Five Triangles mathematics: My algebra kids too loved this game Solitaire on a Circle.

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160 – solitaire on a circle

Open House tonight. Early dismissal for the kids. I got this online game and adapted it to use on paper.

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159 – nothing

Oops. Can’t remember. “I was dead at the time.” -Eddie Izzard.

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158 – row games

My algebra kids played Row Games to review simplifying radicals and exponents.

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157 – fraction division

I’m showing my 6th graders how to divide fractions by drawing rectangles.

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156 – “Warmsnugs Double Glazing”

I did this last year. Really great lesson. I’m adding an extension of having kids create a set of 8 windows and price them accordingly, give the price of each one, including 1 of them as incorrect. So, pretty much duplicate the lesson with their own pictures and pricing scheme.

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