Welcome to Mrs. Dixon's Math Wiki!


GETTING STARTED

  • Join the class wiki by asking to become a member.
  • Remember that this is a school site and texting lingo is not acceptable.
  • Accurate mathematical abbreviations are acceptable
    • Example: . Mrs. Alder weighs 123 lbs. NOT 123 #
  • Accurate language arts abbreviations are also acceptable.
    • Example can be abbreviated as ex.
  • How to format or type your entry:
    • Choose to type and format your entry in your word processor of choice (ex. Microsoft Word)
    • Copy and paste your complete entry into the discussion tab
    • Re-read the entry to ensure that your entry is complete and accurate.
    • If you like a previous entry’s format, you may copy and paste the format for your entry. You must make appropriate changes to reflect your date’s information.
  • Copying someone else's wiki won't count as your work, just their format can be copied.

ONCE STARTED, GO TO YOUR MATH HOUR'S WIKI TO READ OR MAKE YOUR ENTRY.

The Scribe Activity:

SCRIBE ENTRY RUBRIC:
When it is your turn to scribe the class activity you must follow the guidelines below.
Your entry must be in order with double spacing between each of the four parts below.
1) Date:
2) W-U: write the problem/problems (it does not need to be solved)
3) What happened /discussed/ presented in class (Big Ideas – not every little detail)
  • Include page number, worksheet numbers, book lesson title, problem(s) from board
  • Must provide at least one worked out problem from discussion (use notes taken in class)
4) List tonight’s homework and any class announcements




EXAMPLE SCRIBE ENTRY:


1) 9/6/11


2) W-U: 8000 - 6543=

3) Review class set up and discuss/model WIKI

  • need to read "starter" and follow directions as you walk in classroom
  • class homework is posted on board daily
  • write homework in planner daily
  • classwork is listed on board
  • did warm-up and discussed/corrected
  • saw WIKI page


4) Homework:
  1. BSR 1 (both pages with estimations) DUE TOMORROW
  2. Red pen DUE TOMORROW
  3. signed parent letter signed rip-off DUE TOMORROW
  4. Sprial due ASAP, but no later than 9/12, graph paper one is best
  5. Request to join Dixon11 wiki Due by 9/12/11
  6. Set up binder and bring to class no later than 9/12/2011

WEEKLY QUIZ ON FRIDAY