March 14, 2011
DIGITAL PACKAGE FOR:
"Pi Day Pies!" pp. 6-7
- Projectable PDF of this article
- Differentiated-instruction activities: BASIC or ADVANCED
- Hear a LISTEN-AND-READ PODCAST
EVEN MORE RESOURCES FOR THIS ISSUE:
- PRINTABLE: This issue's skills review quiz
- NUMBERS IN THE NEWS:
Click for this week's story!
- STUDENT POLL: Dancing With the Stars: Fair?
- TEACHER'S EDITION: Download it here.
- CALCULIT: Math book list
related to the articles and skills in the March 14, 2011 issue of Scholastic MATH Magazine.
For each, we indicate if it is intended for students, teachers, or both.
STUDENTS: Practice calculating supplementary and complementary angles.
- "FAST MATH," PP. 2-3
Three great sites from the U.S. Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: Get to know the new $100 bill.
TEACHERS: Money-themed lesson plans and activities.
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: Learn more about how paper money is made.
- "DANCING WITH THE STAR," PP. 4-5
TEACHERS: Share the information in this article with your students. Then, have a debate about whether the scoring for Dancing With the Stars is fair.
- "PI DAY PIES!" PP. 6-7
TEACHERS: Some ideas for celebrating Pi Day in your classroom.
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: Send Pi Day eCards and more at this Pi Day Web site.
TEACHERS: Share this area-and-circumference activity with your students.
- "FURRY FINANCES," PP. 8-9
STUDENTS: Here are some other types of insurance that you should be aware of.
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: Laura Bennett's business, Embrace Pet Insurance.
- "WHAT IS ITS FUNCTION?!" PP. 10-11
STUDENTS: Play this game and test your function knowledge.
- "THE C(0,0)RDINATE CRUSHER!" PP. 12-13
STUDENTS: Practice using a coordinate graph as a map.
- "MARCH MATHNESS!" P. 15
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS: Keep up with all the action during March Madness on the NCAA's official site.
TEACHERS: Play this card game with your students as a mean, median, and mode extension activity.
- BACK PAGE
TEACHERS: Fun percent lesson plans and worksheets.