Monday, December 18, 2006

Vanessa's Percentage Growing Post


Question 1
What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)



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^^ Last part of that, 2/8 should = 25% . my mistake


Question 2
How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.



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Question 3
Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).




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Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

I left my comment at :
http://linden8z.blogspot.com/2006/12/review-of-percent.html
This post is about Percentages. It reviews three ways to get a percent. Others should read this because if you don't understand how to get a percent, this will show you how.

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.




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Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.
a) 16 is 40% of what number?
b) What is 120% of 30?




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MARKING
I left a comment on 3 other students' posts with a mark:

6 comments:

Tony D said...

5 Marks

The Growing Post is labeled correctly.(2)
The Growing Post is titled correctly. (1)

The questions for the Growing Post are copied in and in a different colour than the rest of the post.(2)
Question 1 What is a good definition of percent? You should use words symbols, pictures and numerical examples in your definition. (suggestion gliffy is an excellent tool for adding detail to your definition.)
10 Marks

The question is answered correctly.(1)
There is a symbol, picture and numerical example for the question(3)
There is an image with this question.(3)
The image for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)

The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question.(1)

Question 2 How are three fifths (3/5), 3:2, 60% and 0.6 all the same? Use pictures and words to show your answer.

10 Marks

Shows how the values are equivalent using numbers.(3)
Shows how the values are equivalent using images.(2)
Shows how all the values are equivalent using pictures.(2)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)

The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question.(1)


Question 3 Show 3 different ways to find 35% of 80. (bubbleshare is an excellent tool to animate the many different ways of finding these answer).

10 Marks

Shows 1 way to find the answer.(1)
Shows 2 ways to find the answer.(1)
Shows 3 ways to solve the question.(1)
Illustrates the ways to get the answer.(3)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(3)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)


Question 4
Find a link to blogs that deal with percentages. Leave a comment behind and add the link with a review (What the post was talking about....yes you have to read the post and why others should read the post) Hint In the side bar there are links to other schools. Three of them have done work on percentages!

5 Marks

Student left a comment behind at a different school.(1)
Student left a link in their post that works.(2)
Student left a review of the post they were linking too.(1)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)

Question 5
The principal announced that 50% of the children in Ms. Stanzi's class met their reading goal for the month and that 55% of the children in Ms Lowrey's class met their reading goal for the month. Ms Stanzi said that a greater number of her students met their reading goal. Could Ms Stanzi be correct? Why or Why not.
10 Marks

Student answers the question correctly.(2)
Student explains Why or Why not.(3)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(3)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1)
Question 6
Use a hundred grid (unit square) to illustrate the following questions. Once you have explained and illustrated what the question means solve it.

15 Marks
a) 16 is 40% of what number?


Answers the question properly.(2)
Uses an image to illustrate answering the question.(2)
The images for this question has be used in Gliffy, Bubbleshare or another application from Studentblogwikitools.(2)
The student showed beyond normal effort in answering this question. (1.5)

I think you got 65/65 because you did a great job on every question and got all of it correct. YOu made nice bubbleshare presentations. Better than mine >:D

Josh said...

Overall I give you 65/65 because you did an amazing job in all the gliffy and everything was done right.

Jesse said...

I'm gonna give you 65 out of 65 because your gliffy and bubbleshare was amazing! i would read this if your having problems in percents because it is very well discribed. Good Job !!

apriL said...

hey vanessa! i think you have done a great job on your growing post. the animations from gliffy and bubble share was very amazing and very well done. keep up the good work. =)

apriL said...

oops i forgot to put that you deserve a 65/65.. haha 100% once again .. your soo smart. stay that way

Grand Master Flash_abdul said...

outstanding growing post vanessa liked the way u used gliffy and bubbleshare great job. 65/65