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1 Remodeling a Bedroom A WebQuest for Middle or High School Mathematics Designed by Team D:Katrina White Mary-Anne ThormasShelly McGrathSonia RossiterRob VaillancourtIntroductionThe TaskThe ProcessEvaluationTeacher Page
2 IntroductionImagine for your birthday your parents are giving you $1500 to remodel your bedroom. You are given the task of designing a diagram of your bedroom and researching the materials and supplies needed to complete the remodeling.
3 The TaskYou need to measure your room, the height and length of each wall, window and doors.You will research the given websites for changes you wish to make to your room. Such changes may include paint color, carpet or flooring, furniture, window furnishings, etc.You will need to keep track of all expenses and websites you use.You will create a two diagrams of your room a before and after the remodeling. You will present all of this to the class via a PowerPoint presentation.Make sure to complete all the components of the Rubric to create an outstanding PowerPoint presentation of your bedroom
4 EvaluationA rubric will be used to evaluate students understanding of the components of remodeling assignment and the webquest.
5 The Rubric Home Back Beginning 1 Developing 2 Accomplishing 3 Exemplary4Measurement/ Scale DrawingNo scale drawing/ measurements includedScale drawing does not match room dimensions/ units not included or inappropriateAccurate basic scale drawing included (walls and major furniture (bed and dresser) only)Scale drawing includes doors/windows, closet space, additional furniture (chair, bookshelf, etc)Wall / floor coveringNo information included for wall/floor coveringWall / floor covering calculations leave large surplus (>1 gallon of paint left over, >1 roll of wallpaper left over, rug too big)Calculations accurate/ little or no surplusIncludes calculations for more than one wall covering (combination of paint and wallpaper, inclusion of mural-type wall covering, etc) and/or more than one type of floor covering (laminate, hardwood and rug, etc.)Eco-friendly items included0 eco-friendly items included1 eco-friendly items included2 eco-friendly items included3 or more eco-friendly items includedFinal DrawingNo finaldrawingBasic drawing includedDrawing included; colors do not reflect room décorDrawing consistent with room décorBudgetNo budget includedProject over budgetProject completed within budgetProject completed $100 or more below budget
6 The Process - Activities Activity#1 Measure your bedroom to get the dimensions of your bedroom: height and length of walls, windows, and doors.
7 The Process - Activities Activity #2 Draw a 2D scale diagram of your bedroom using the website below.Sample Diagram
8 The Process - Activities Activity #3 Determine the total surface area of the walls and the area of the floor using the following websites.
9 The Process - Activities Activity #4 Determine the amount of paint or wall covering needed to remodel your room and the total cost. Use the hyperlinks below to get to the websites.Paint Wallpaper
18 Standards 7th Grade Louisiana Convert between units in area of U.S. and metric units within the same system (Standard M5) (GLE: 22)Determine the perimeter and area of composite plane figures by subdivision and area addition (Standard M1, G7) (GLE: 20)MichiganG.TR Understand that in similar polygons, corresponding angles are congruent and theratios of corresponding sides are equal; understand the concepts of similar figures and scale factor.NETS Performance Standard5.Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.6.Design, develop, publish and present products using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.Home Teachers Page
19 Standards 8th Grade Louisiana Construct, interpret, and use scale drawings in real-life situations (Standard G5, M6, N8) (GLE: 30)Determine the volume and surface are of prisms and cylinders (Standard M1, G7) (GLE: 17)CaliforniaStudents know how reactant atoms and molecules interact to form products with different chemical properties. (Standard 5a)MichiganG.SR Sketch a variety of two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional solids including orthogonal views (top, front, and side), picture views (projective or isometric), and nets; use such two-dimensional representations to help solve problems.G.SR Understand the concept of surface area, and find the surface area of prisms, cones, spheres, pyramids, and cylinders.NETS Performance Standard5. Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.6.Design, develop, publish and present products using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.Home Teachers Page
20 Standards 9th Grade Louisiana Determine appropriate units and scales to use when solving measurement problems (Standard M2, M3, M1) (GLE: 21)Distinguish between an exact and an approximate answer, and recognize errors introduced by the use of approximate numbers with technology (Standard N3, N4, N7) (GLE: 4)NETS Performance Standards7.Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity. (4, 5, 6)10. Collaborate with peers, experts, and others to contribute to a content-related knowledge base by using technology to compile, synthesize, produce, and disseminate information, models, and other creative works. (4, 5, 6)Home Teachers Page
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