Extra Credit is available to students who have completed ALL assigned work.
The following are rules for the extra credit opportunities in Mrs. Dorgan's math class:
1.Super Teacher Worksheets: Complete and turn in any printed off assignment from this section. Addition & Subtracting DecimalsAdding Money Get a menu from a restaurant and have your family decide what they want to eat. Add up all the items. We are going to pretend that tax is already included in the prices. You pay the waiter with a $100 bill. What is your change? If you don't have enough, how much more money do you need? DivisionDivision Practice Prime and Composite NumbersWrite the numbers 1-100 down and tell whether each number is prime or composite THEN write all the multiplication facts for each composite number. Elapsed TimeElapsed Time Word ProblemsElapsed TimeTelling TimeFractions GeometrySolid FiguresThinking about Solids GraphingFavorite SportsLine Graph Greater than, Less thanComparing Six Digit Numbers In & Out BoxesIn and Out CapacityIn and Out Measurement MeasurementComparing Inches and Feet Odd & Even NumbersThe Odd Mouse 2 Place ValueReally Big Number MatchFind the Mystery Numbers ProbabilityProbabilityProbability Letter Tiles RoundingRounding Decimals to the Nearest TenthRounding to the Nearest Dollar SymmetrySymmetry Sketching Brain TeasersChain CodeCan you figure me out?Family VacationQuilt MathMath PuzzleMore Hidden MeaningsThunderstorm ConfusionCalculator Talk (1 quiz grade)
2.Project: Write a story that includes 10 of your vocabulary words from the EnVision Math topics we covered so far. Make sure to highlight the vocabulary words. Make sure that your story makes sense. It has a beginning, middle, and end. And lastly, have your parents proof read and sign your paper. (2 quiz grades)
3.Mathematician Presentation: Research a famous mathematician and their contributions to math. Present your findings in a creative way, such as an oral presentation with visual aids, Powerpoint presentation, performing a skit, etc. *See Mrs. Dorgan to schedule a time to give your presentation.* (2quiz grades.)
4.Current Events: Locate a newspaper/magazine article that relates math to current events anywhere in the world. Turn in a written paragraph that summarizes the article in your own words with the actual article attached. (2 quiz grades)
5.Write a Song: Pick any topic that we are doing in math, write a song about it, and perform it for the class. (2 quiz grades)