# May 17, 2013 Warm Up #77: 10 minutes I am the owner of a pet store. If I put in one canary per cage, I have one bird too many. If I put in two canaries.

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May 17, 2013 Warm Up #77: 10 minutes I am the owner of a pet store. If I put in one canary per cage, I have one bird too many. If I put in two canaries per cage, I have one cage too many. How many cages and canaries do I have? My daughter has as many sisters as she has brothers. Each of her brothers has twice as many sisters as brothers. How many sons and daughters do I have? Two women apply for a job. They are identical and have the same mother, father and birthday. The interviewer asks, "Are you twins?" to which they honestly reply, "No". How is this possible?

The Answers are: Four canaries and three cages. If you put one canary in each cage, you have an extra bird without a cage. However, if you put two canaries in each cage then you have two canaries in the first cage, two canaries in the second cage and an extra cage. Four daughters and three sons. Each daughter has 3 sisters and 3 brothers, and each brother has 2 brothers and 4 sisters. To figure it out mathematically, you could use the following two equations where G = the number of girls and B = the number of boys: G - 1 = B 2(B - 1) = G Solving for G gives you 4 and plugging that in to G - 1 = B gives you a B of 3. They are triplets.

May 17, 2013, Periods 2, 4, & 5 Standard: 2.3 Write reflective compositions: a. Explore the significance of personal experiences, events, conditions, or concerns by using rhetorical strategies (e.g., narration, description, exposition, persuasion). b. Draw comparisons between specific incidents and broader themes that illustrate the writer’s important beliefs or generalizations about life. c. Maintain a balance in describing individual incidents and relate those incidents to more general and abstract ideas. SWBAT: Write a well developed Narrative Autobiographical essay: Introductory Paragraph Body Paragraphs (3) Concluding Paragraph Language Objective: Student will articulate the theme using simple and complex sentences. Agenda Vocabulary Development Packet: 14 Pages As you do a lesson remove it from the packet and turn it in to be graded. Packet must be completed by Friday May 24, 2013 at the beginning of class.

May 17, 2013, Periods 1 & 3 STANDARD: Reading Standard 3.3 Analyze interactions between main and subordinate characters in a literary text (e.g., internal and external conflicts, motivations, relationships, influences) and explain the way those interactions affect the plot. Reading Standard 3.11 Evaluate the aesthetic qualities of style, including the impact of diction and figurative language on tone, mood and theme, using the terminology of literary criticism (Aesthetic approach) SWBAT: Write a summary of Chapter 5 today’s reading. Complete Activity 3.8 and Activity 3.9. Language Objective: Student will articulate by using simple and complex sentences. Agenda SpringBoard: Unit 3 Community Continue reading “Sweet Potato Pie” by Eugenia Collier Summarize today’s reading. Last 5 minutes: Write an exit summary discussing what you did today.

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