We then spent some time trying to make "cents" of slope (lesson, pdf).
Your homework for Tuesday is:
- Check the portal
for the results of your assessment, fill out your student checklist
with your results, and make a plan for retake (if necessary),
including making an appointment.
- Review today's lesson
(pdf). Make sure you understand the concept of slope, how you figure
out slope between any two given points, where you find slope in y = mx +
b, and how slope relates to what we did with recursive routines. Pay
careful attention to the bottom of the first page where it lays out
several ways to think about slope, and gives you a formula to calculate
slope between any two points.
- You don't have to watch this, but you might enjoy this four minute video titled I Hate Pennies! And you might be interested in this article Penny Dreadful. Then go talk to your social studies teacher and ask them what they think about whether we should still have pennies (and nickels).