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### Pow heidi hometown mowing madness more recess

1. 1. HeidisPOW Hometown Mowing Madness More Recess Rubric
2. 2. Mowing Madness Matt, a boy in our neighborhood, run a mowing business in the summer.When Matt complained to his father that he was bored while mowing, his father quickly replied, "How about exercisingyour brain while you work on the lawns?I imagine there are many ways to look at mowing the lawns mathematically."Since Matt loves a math challenge, he decided to give this a try.For one week, he decided he would cut all lawns by starting at the outside part of the lawn and mowing a pathcompletely around the outside edge.Then, he would mow a second path around the remaining portion of the lawn, and he would continue "Matt-Mowing"he competed the entire lawn.While he mowed, Matt would create additional challenges for himself bycalculating the dimensions of the rectangles he was mowing, as well as predicting thedimension of the last rectangle he would mow to complete the job.
3. 3. What else do you need to know? Matts lawn mower cuts a path 2 ft. wide. pull Question: Find the dimensions of the last "Matt-mowed" rectangle that would fit in a 48 ft. by 64 ft. yard.
4. 4. ·What information is important?·What math skills do you need to help you solve the problem?·What will you do first?·What approach will you use?·What strategies will you use?
5. 5. Heidis HometownThe population of Heidis hometown at the end of 2006 was 18,079In the next year it grew by more than 1,000, but less than 1,500Heidi noticed that the new population had the exact same digits as it had at the end of 2006.Question?What was the population at the end of 2007?
6. 6. ·What information is important?·What math skills do you need to help you solve the problem?·What will you do first?·What approach will you use?·What strategies will you use?
7. 7. More Recess! Patrick prefers handball. Jasmine likes to play kickball at lunch recess. To do this, she first needs to go to the gym and check outHe has his own handball a ball before she heads out to the playground.which he carriesin his pocket The length of the line varies when she gets there, soso he goes directly some days it takes longer to check out the ball thanto the playground others. The end of the, which was pretty typical, it tookafter theyve been the following amounts of time for Jasmine to get from thedismissed from the cafeteria. cafeteria out to the playground: ·Wednesday - 2 minutes and 8 seconds ·Thursday - 3 minutes and 14 seconds ·Friday - 2 minuters and 43 seconds
8. 8. Question?1. On average, how long does it take Jasmine to get the ball and get out to the playground?2. About how much more recess time does Patrick have each week, since he goes straight to the playground with his handball?Extra:1. What part of the day is spent on recess?
9. 9. ·What information is important?·What math skills do you need to help you solve the problem?·What will you do first?·What approach will you use?·What strategies will you use?
10. 10. Rubric__________50 points all sections complete 1. problem 2. vocabulary/skills 3. explanation 4. work 5. solution__________20 points accurate computation__________20 points clear explanation with mathematical vocabulary__________10 correct solutionSection 1: Problem printed or written.Section 2: Vocabulary, Formulas, Skills Identified.Section 3: Explanation of HOW you solved the problem.Section 4: Show work- computation, chart, graph, diagram, etc.Section 5: Solution labeled and highlighted. ALWAYS LABEL YOUR WORK!