Monday, December 18, 2006

Amalia's Growing Post

Question 1
What is a good definition of a percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)
an equivalent fraction out of an hundred.It can be converted into a ratio, decimal.

Question 2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

3/5, 3:2, 60%, and 0.6 are equivalent.

Question 3
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer?.

(I could not get into bubbleshare due to internet problems at the school .. please forgive me !)

Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint in the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

I commented on this scribe post, Click, but it has not yet been accepted to be visible. This post explains things about fractions. It explains how to simplify a fraction. Thats why I think others should read this post.

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms. Lowrey's class met their reading goal for themonth. Ms. Stanzi said that a greater number of students met their reading goal. Could Ms. Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.

Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question mean solve it.

a) 16 is 40% of what number?

b)What is 120% of 30?

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Setup
5/5
Comments: Your Growing Post is labeled correctly and the questions are copied in and in a different colour than the rest of the post, but your title should be Amalia's percentage Growingpost

Question 1
4/10
Comments: You didn't put the symbol of percent, there is no image and you didn't use gliffy or bubbleshare for this question.

Question 2
4/10
Comments: You didn't show how the values are equivalent using images, didn't show how all values are equivalent using pictures.

Question 3
4/10
Comments: You didn't illustrate the ways to get answer, maybe you could put some words in it. You had to use gliffy or bubbleshare for this question too.

Question 4
5/5
Comments: Good job on this question!!

Question 5
0/10
comments: You didn't start on this question yet.

Question 6
3.5/15
comments: You didn't do the question A, you did question B but than you didn't use an image to explain, also you didn't use gliffy or bubbleshare for this question.

Overall Mark
25.5/65
Overall Comment for the Growing Post: I saw your effort for every single one of you answers, but you should use gliffy or bubbleshare for the questions, put some explanations would help you to improve your mark. Keep up the good works amalia!! =)