MATH PLANS

Let’s write a children’s book about geometry.

1.Your task is to apply the vocabulary learned in geometry and create a children’s book to explain a geometric concept.Choose from the topics below.

2.The book is to be a picture book. Later, it will be adapted to a power point presentation.

3.The book is to be 10-20 pages. The pages include an illustration, as well as one to three sentences to explain your concept.

4.Be creative. Create a story plot with characters, a sequence of events, and a message to explain your geometric concept.

5.Rough copy is due on Wednesday. E-mail your typed copies to your teacher.

6.Good copy is due on Friday. E-mail your final proofread copy to your teacher.

7. FINAL BOOKLET WITH AN ATTACHED COVER WITH ILLULSTRATIONS IS DUE THE DAY YOU RETURN. EACH PAGE IS TO HAVE AN ORIGINAL , HAND-DRAWN COLORFUL ILLUSTRATION. IT IS TO BE THE STUDENT’S ORIGINAL WORK. NO GLITTER.

8.Include parts of a book, a glossary, creative illustrations, and proofread your work. Choose from the following topics: 1. Angles 2. Polygons 3 .Types of Quadirilaterals 4. Circles 5. Area/Perimeter 6. Symmetry



The following websites may be useful in deciding a topic, defining your terms, and for exploring the world of geometry.
WEBSITES 

http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html http://www.scienceu.com/geometry/ http://library.thinkquest.org/2647/geometry/glossary.htm http://www.mathleague.com/help/geometry/basicterms.htm http://www.infomath.com/html/geometryglossary1.asp

Have fun while applying math to a story setting.

 

READING PLANS
 Continue reading 4 steps each day
Remember to write a response in your readers' response journal daily.
You may choose one of the following prompts.
1. Identify the theme or the main idea of what you have read. 
Please provide two piece of evidence that supports your findings. 

Remember to state the title of the book, the theme or main idea, two pieces of evience, and restate with an appropriate closing.

2. Identify the protagonist and the antagonist of the text. 

Identify the characters. Provide some background such as the setting of the text, tell how the characters are different, how they are the same, and close with a conclusion.

3. Identify vocabulary that are Tier 2 nd Tier 3. Words that you think you may know what they mean and words they you do not know what they mean. Reserch the meaning and provide your own definitions
www.meriamwebster.com

If you are not sure how to find books that are on your level, please refer to the following:

Below is a list of some of the popular series so  you can go to the public library to find additional books

 

1R

Young Cam Jansen

Arthur

Easy-to-Read Spooky Tales

Little Bill

Fox

Miss Nelson

Fancy Nancy

High-Rise Private Eyes

Poppleton

 

2R

Amelia Bedelia

Cam Jansen

Flat Stanley

Horrible Harry

Junie B. Jones

Pinky and Rex

Ricky Ricotta

Roscoe Riley Rules

The Stories Julian Tells

Magic Tree House

Marvin Redpost

 

WT

Andrew Lost

A to Z Mysteries

Go Girl!

Claudia Cristina Cortez

Judy Moody

My Weird School

Ruby and the Booker Boys

Zack Files

Zinc Alloy

Miami Jackson

Boxcar Children

Katie Kazoo

 

 

Online Booklist resources:

Below is a variety of online resources containing the most recent publications, and some additional features that will help you easily find books to purchase for your child at their reading level.

 

Meta Metrics-Lexile-Booklist
The Lexile Framework for Reading-Matching Readers with Text
http://www.lexile.com/findabook/

 

Barnes and Noble-Lexile-Booklist Wizard
Barnes and Noble-Find books by Lexile Reading Level
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/reading-level-reading-books-lexile/search.asp

 

Scholastic-Teacher Book Wizard
Find Just the Right Books
http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/homePage.do


Lexile Framework

http://www.lexile.com/faq/

THIS HAS IT ALL!/ NWEA RIT RANGE mentioned, too

http://www.gillett.k12.wi.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=4482

Understanding leveled reading:

http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/understand-leveled-reading

Scholastic book wizard to find a book:

http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/bookAlikeSearch.do?N=0&Nr=AND(TBW_Flag:1)&Ntk=TBW_TitleSearch_SI&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&Ne=1314&Po=25&Ntt=Number%20the%20Stars&gradeOffset=-1

http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/homePage.do

Browse Scholastic products by level:

http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/classroombooks/browse_level.asp

http://src.scholastic.com/ecatalog/searchtips.asp

School district site:  Reading information for parents:

http://cis.pasco.k12.fl.us/contentareas/rdg_tips.html

http://cis.pasco.k12.fl.us/contentareas/rdg_tips.html#booklist

Sample school site:

http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/windridge/Readmain.htm

http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/windridge/readlttr.htm

SRI  (Scholastic Reading Inventory)

http://titan.elmbrookschools.org/display/8735.nws

 

 

 Word Study Games

 

puzzlemaker.com

yourdictionary.com

bookworm.com

wordtwist.com

kidspell.com

spellingcity.com

spellingbeethegame.com