How to play Mix-Freeze-Pair
The class will be divided into two groups. Each group
will choose 5 representatives. They’ll be given a meta
cards with exponential expressions with their
matching perfect squares. They will mix around the
room and exchange cards as you greet one another.
When the music stops you must have now a partner
that matches your card.
OBJECTIVE: Use geoboard and rubber bands to
model a square
MATERIALS: geoboard, rubber band, manila paper,
and pentel pens
Use geoboards to visualize the geometric meanings of square
and square root. Explore the relationships between the area of
a square and its side length. The square root of a number can
be represented as the side length of a square whose area is
A Perfect Square is the square of the whole
The Square Root of a number is the length of
the side of a square with an area equal to the
How to play:
When the music starts the teacher will give the
ball to the student and the student will pass the
ball to his classmate beside him. When the
music stops the student with the ball with
answer the question.
Write a journal using the guide questions below. Write 8 to 10
sentences and start with I learned that….
• Explain the relationship between the side length of a square and the
square root of its area. Give examples.
• What part of the lesson do you find challenging and why?
• How will you relate the lesson in your daily life?
• What part of the lesson did you find useful and why?
Scoring Guide for Journal Writing
5 Writes a clearly stated main idea, topic and presents supporting details in a logical
order. The journal is written with correct use of conventions (grammar,
punctuation, capitalization and spelling).
4 Writes clearly stated main idea, topic and presents supporting details in a logical
order. The details may not be as complete as it could be. The journal is written
with generally correct use of conventions.
3 Writes clearly stated main idea, topic but presents some unrelated details. There
are few errors in the use of conventions.
2 Writes a main idea, topic but not clearly stated. Details may not be presented in a
logical order, or some of the information may not be accurate. The journal may
include some errors in the use of conventions.
1 No accurate understanding of topic/subject.
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