There will be a review of the mascot debate. The research that you have done will be applied to your essay about whether corporations, schools, and professional and college teams should stop using Native American figures as mascots that are degrading. Do you think it is right for the NCAA to chose the criteria for allowing mascots?
Complete the Properties of Exponents sheet review this topic on this website: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/exponents-radicals/exponent-properties/v/exponent-rules-part-2. Review notes for quiz for Friday. Notes will be allowed, but don't take it for granted you will be expected to apply the concepts.
Continue to read the next chapter "Grandmother Gives Me Some Advice."
We will cover the pro's and con's of Native Americans being subjected to being sports and school mascots.
I have extended the deadline of the capitalization homework to tomorrow.
The assignment about negative exponent is now due Thursday (page 47 and 48). Keep studying flashcards and notes.
Tonight's homework is over capitalization changes and explanations. Finish reading How to Fight Monsters in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian. Think of how you have been stereotyped or you have stereotyped someone. Also, our discussion moves towards the issue of racism? Is using Native American culture as mascots racism? Put yourself in another persons shoes. How would you feel? How do you think Junior is feeling? Be prepared to answer tomorrow!
Tonight's homework is page 47 and 48 on negative exponents simplifying them positive and negative. The link below is a reminder of what we studied in class today. Good Luck! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNhVocsgQiE
For extra credit (three extra points added on last quiz about rational numbers), write a T-chart between what is the definition of a Rational Number and give five ways it can be rational. The other half of the T-chart write the definition and give two ways a number can be irrational.
The key concept we are working on is multiplying the powers with the same base; when we do we add the exponents. The homework tonight. A monomial is a number, a variable, or a product of a number and one or more variables. We can use the Laws of Exponents to simplify monomials. 3^2 x 3^4 = (3 x 3) x (3 x 3 x 3 x 3) or 3 ^ 6.
Your homework is from the handout (Glencoe Math) from page 24 and 25 a-i. Don't forget all the notes from last week or use Khan Academy: type in Simplify using the Law of Exponents. Go Green! Go Warrior!
Today we read Rowdy Sings the Blues and began our discussion about yourself and the story. Race, class, and stereotyping in society? We drew parallels and identified new external expectations that influence our identity.
Keep in mind the overarching question of "Why does Juniors parents tell him that white people have the most hope? Why does Jr. decide to leave the reservation?"
Also, write reasons for each of the capitalization marks on your GPS. Be a Warrior!
Tonight's homework is to annotate ( ____, Circle, Connect, ?, and !) the article about the advantages of having renters insurance (article from September 29th, 2015, RedEYE). Remember to give an explanation for all annotations. We will go over your first annotation at home! Good luck!