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Friday, January 31, 2014

We start Geometry on Monday

No homework!  Great job on your creative posters!  Enjoy your weekend!

-Miss K  :)

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The Adventures of Mr. Shropsharp

No homework!

By Cooper B!

-Miss K  :)

Monday, January 27, 2014

Study for Statistics!

Answer keys for both the pink and green worksheets below!

Remember that the white study guide is due tomorrow and the test is on Wednesday!

(don't forget the title and labels on the histogram like I did on this copy!)

-Miss K!

Friday, January 24, 2014

Statistics Review

Statistics test on Wednesday, January 29th.  Study guide (white packet) due on Tuesday, January 28th.

Today's Classwork:

Study Guide:

Have an incredible weekend!

-Miss K  :)

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Box and Whisker Plots

Thanks for your hard work making box and whisker plots today!

No homework tonight!  Test next Wednesday!

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Misleading graphs

Hey all!  Happy half day!  I'm not sure if I will see you all tomorrow.  (No offense, but I kinda hope I don't see you tomorrow!  hummana, hummana No School!)

Today we talked about misleading graphs:

Tonight's homework is to find and cut out or instagram a pic (or more) of a graph.  Ideally it would be a misleading graph, but any graph will do.  If you instagram your graph, please hashtag it #misskgraphs

Here are some examples I found online, see if you can determine what is wrong with them...

Teeny, tiny Item A, but is it any smaller than Item C?

We were REALLY low in '32 and '33.  But was it practically zero?

Emily is sooooo much better than Hilde, or is she?

Ahhhhh, perspective...

Look below to see why the candy corn graph is bad!

Is the change really that dramatic in this rainfall graph?

(Same graph in figures 7 and 8.  Which one is better?)

I can't wait to see what you find!  (Hopefully on Thursday!)

-Miss K  :)

Friday, January 17, 2014

What a great way to end the day!

I hope that you had as much fun as I did at our end of the day surprise!

I also loved doing our funky foldable today!  Let me know if you were unable to finish and need help next week!  We have no school on Monday, but the survey needs to be completed by 8 am Monday.  Click HERE if you still need to do it!

Enjoy the weekend!

-Miss K  :)

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Bar Graphs and Histograms

Today we went over bar graphs and histograms.  Though many of you know some things about bar graphs, histograms were pretty new for most of you.  Examples from class below:

Tonight's homework is to complete both sides of the worksheet.  Pictures below and data for each class on the histogram pictured below as well.  Click links in the first sentence if you have any questions on either type of graph.

Data from each class below!

We're working on our next foldable tomorrow!  Lots of cutting, but they should look really cool when we are done!

Still need to do the survey?  Do it HERE!

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

You guys rule!

About half of the team has already filled out the survey (which you can find HERE if you haven't done it yet!)

Seriously, I'm impressed!  Thanks for being so awesome.  By the way, would you guys like doing homework this way in the future?

-Miss K  :)

Minute to Win It!

I hope that you had fun playing today!  I had a blast!

Tonight's homework is to complete the MMMR worksheet that was created during class today.  The info is below if you lost or forgot it or were absent.  Please be sure to complete the MMMR for each activity.  You may use a calculator.  Please also complete the Statistics Survey located HERE.  The survey must be completed by Monday morning at 8 am, so you might as well get it done now!  Thank you to everyone who has already completed it!

Minute to Win It results:

Red Class:

White Class:

Blue Class:

Green Class:

Have a great night!

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The Survey is here!

Well, HERE actually!  Click the link or go to:


to complete the survey.

All responses should be in before school starts on Monday!


-Miss K  :)

Missed Math?

If you missed math today because of a music performance, please use the information below to help you complete your foldable notes.  I will help you with the folding and cutting tomorrow in class.  I hope you had fun!

If you were in class, you have no homework!  We have a special activity for tomorrow that I know you will all enjoy!  Come ready to play right away!

-Miss K  :)

Monday, January 13, 2014

Mean, Median, Mode and Range

We began working with Mean, Median, Mode and Range today!  Homework is to complete the MMMR worksheet for tomorrow.  You may use a calculator if you would like.  Notes and videos below.

More MMMR tomorrow!  ***With a FOLDABLE!***

-Miss K  :)

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Stem and Leaf Diagrams

What are they?

How do I make one?

How do I interpret one?

Tonight's homework:

-Miss K  :)

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

And the winner is...

More details to come tomorrow.  Tonight's homework is to complete the "Statistical Analysis" work sheet.  You need to determine if a question is a statistical  question and then write three of your own.

Some examples of statistical questions:

  • How many pairs of sneakers do students on team 6-2 own?
  • What color of the rainbow is the favorite among 5th graders?
  • How many months until Sophomores can start driving?
  • What sport is the favorite among students in Miss K's homeroom?

-Miss K  :)

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Statistics Introduction

What are Statistics and why do we study them?

Eric Newburger from the US Census Department explains why they are useful:

Today we learned about Tally Charts, Frequency Charts and Line Plots.  We made foldables in class to help us remember each of these types of ways to collect and share data.  If you were absent or lost your, please see me about getting a foldable.

Tonight's homework has two parts.  #1 Please complete both sides of the worksheet (1-1 and 1-4) this evening.  #2  Please get the yellow paper signed for permission to participate in the taste test tomorrow!  If you can't find yours or were absent, please print it out from below!

Thanks and get those taste buds ready for tomorrow!

-Miss K  :)