Presentation on theme: "Mathematics & Writing A Perfect Pair!"— Presentation transcript:
1Mathematics & Writing A Perfect Pair! Dr. Cynthia ThomasUniversity of Pretoria – Dept. of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
2Class Discussion Think individually Small group Jot down thoughtsSmall groupShare thoughts with groupChoose most important ideaBe prepared to share with class
3Write a definition in your own words. DivisionParallelEquationSimplified fraction
4Answer a question What properties do all triangles have? What does it mean to solve an equation?What does subtraction mean?What is most important to understand about fractions.dreaded E word
5Create examples of the skill/concept and explain. Write a paragraph to explain addition to a grade 2 student.When will you use estimation outside the classroom?
6Write about a real-life use of this math concept or skill. Choose a sport. Explain how percentages are used when discussing the sport.An sale advertisement states the house being sold is 35m2. What does that mean?
75 point paragraphs 1 point – opening sentence 3 points – supporting details1 point – closing sentence
8Attitudes and Feelings Reflect on your participation in class today and complete the following statements:I learned that I...I was surprised that I...I noticed that I...I discovered that I...I was pleased that I...
9If math were weather it would be….. If math were a color it would be……Math makes me feel……
10Twenty five black socks and 25 white socks are in a drawer Twenty five black socks and 25 white socks are in a drawer. The lights are off so you can’t see the colors.1.)How many socks do you have to draw out to insure you have a matching pair? 2.) How many do you have to draw out to insure you have a black pair?