Magic Squares

Learning Opportunity

None this evening – Have a great weekend!

Today in Class

Class started today with a review of yesterday’s practice on ASSISTments.  Students were shown the report from their work the previous day on the skills that they had practice.  The teacher used the report to focus on the problems that gave students the most difficulty.

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Next week students will conference with the teacher about their mid-term grades.  After the review, students were shown a sample conference with the teacher playing both parts of the student and the teacher.

The remainder of the class was spent in pairs solving the magic squares problem.

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The activity forced students to continually add negative and positive numbers.  Here are some students working to solve as well as an example of a completed Magic Square.