# January - March 2012

 January 23, 2012 Ms. Jackson, Rm 206 Ms. Anamdi, Rm 207 Ms. Myneni, Rm 211 Ms. Fahmy, Rm 315

 The Metric System SWBAT: Assemble a meter tape with 100% accuracy. SWBAT: Write a measurement in meters, centimeters, and millimeters with 80% accuracy. SWBAT: Name at least 5 metric prefixes. SWBAT: Convert units using the appropriate unit rates with 80% accuracy. NJCCCS: 7.RP.1 Take a brief pretest. Assemble a meter tape using teacher support and web instructions. Measure their own body parts and record each measurement in centimeters, millimeters, meters, and decimeters. Verify measurements with the metric unit conversion page. Consider many metric prefixes on the conversion page. Summarize what we learned in a no credit quiz. Learn of homework assignment: page 40: #11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20

 Work with Formulas for Prisms and Cones SWBAT: Compute volumes and surface areas with 80% accuracy. SWBAT: Draw a 3-dimensional figure with 60% accuracy. NJCCCS: 7.G.6 Informally warmup with a show and tell of prisms and cones.  Compute the volume of a prism, a pyramid, a cylinder, and a cone suggested by students using material on the web and in an area spreadsheet.  Compute the surface area of a 5 cm by 4 cm by 12 cm prism using the area spreadsheet.   Compute the surface area of a cylinder that has a height of 8 cm and a radius of 4 cm by 12 cm using the area spreadsheet.   Debrief through an hands on individual show and tell  Learn of homework: pg 534 #7, 18, pg 535 #28, pg 539 # 3, 540 #12.

 Convert Units SWBAT: Identify unit rates with 80% accuracy SWBAT: Convert units using the appropriate unit rates with 80% accuracy NJCCCS: 7.RP.1 Take a brief pretest. Examine some unit fractions and Equivalent Units. Complete: 42 inches = _____ feet   (answer)  Complete: 8 days = ______ hours     8 days = _192_ hours  Complete: 20 cups = _____ quarts     20 cups = __10_ quarts  Change seconds to years  Consider How Old Are You in Seconds  Use the Metric Prefixes & Converter  Take a brief posttest.  Learn of homework assignment: page 269: # 5, 6, 8, 11, 17

 Compute Surface Areas and Volumes SWBAT: Identify and describe prisms, pyramids, cylinders, and cones with 90% accuracy. SWBAT: Compute surface areas with 80% accuracy. SWBAT: Compute volumes with 80% accuracy. NJCCCS: 7.G.6 Informally warmup with a show and tell of prisms and cones.  Compute the volume of a prism, a pyramid, a cylinder, and a cone suggested by students using material on the web and in an area spreadsheet.  Compute the surface area of a 5 cm by 4 cm by 12 cm prism using the area spreadsheet.   Compute the surface area of a cylinder that has a height of 8 cm and a radius of 4 cm by 12 cm using the area spreadsheet.   Debrief through an hands on individual show and tell  Learn of homework: pg 534 #7, 18, pg 535 #28, pg 539 # 3, 540 #12.