Friday, September 22, 2017

Math Charades


First year high school math. (What used to be algebra.) They had an interesting assignment.

In their book, they had 18 different graphs. They were to note a feature of some of the graphs, and then they were to list all the graphs that had that feature.

Once they had generated a list, other students in the class were to guess what feature they'd noticed by only looking at the list.

It was a group assignment. I had to explain it a few times.

As I walked the room, one girl asked the same questions. I explained it again.

"Oh, this is like math charades..."

Yep. Pretty much like that.

22 comments:

  1. Algrebra didn't get long with it...Coffee is on

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  2. Just reading about math class makes me bored :P

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  3. She made a great connection. Algebra? bring it on.

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    1. She did. I love it when they come up with things like this.

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  4. I think I would have not done well with that assignment. Maybe I had to see it is person, but I'm trying to figure out features of a graph. Got to give her credit though with coming up with math charades.

    betty

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  5. Clever girl. And a teacher trying to make it more fun.

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    1. Apparently this is the new thing. All the classes were doing it.

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  6. I like her. Bet she is a treat in other classes too.

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  7. I think algebra was the only math class i ever liked.

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    1. I don't know. I wouldn't have described it as such.

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