Wednesday, November 14, 2007

 

Turkey Talk


While I was visiting Chapman Middle School today, Nancy Gregson shared with me a neat activity that she will be doing with her 7th graders for Thanksgiving. She took an idea from Summer Institute and made it her own. Her students are going to trace the outline of their hand onto graph paper. They will then identify coordinates of points that are on the outline of their hand. Those points can be graphed in graphing calculators using the LIST feature. Finally, Nancy will upload the graphs to her computer and print the screenshots from the student calculators. They will color their printed graph to look like a turkey. I plan to share pictures when they are finished.


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