Have you heard of a “home field” advantage? Supposedly, teams have an advantage when they play home and their odds of winning a game increases. The graphic below gives the total home and road wins over the last ten years for every NFL team.
Based on this graph, do teams really have a home field advantage and, if so, how great is that advantage?
What are some strategies that you use to remember your multiplication / division facts? Please explain them.
There were 11 marching bands in the 2012 Thanksgiving Day parade. If there were 869 musicians, what was the average number of members in each band? Explain how you found the answer.
Kermit’s balloon was 87 feet long, 36 feet wide and 60 feet tall. What was the approximate volume of the balloon? Explain how you found the answer.
Life and Career Education:
What is Brainstorming? How can it be used to solve a problem?
What jobs or careers would you like to have in the future? Why?
"Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of Each Other, Take Care of this Place." -Margaret Wheatley
How have you demonstrated this lately?
Listening: Listening is a large part of school learning. Describe different ways you are an effective listener.
Speaking: Communication is important to Language Arts. List different ways you can use speaking to improve how you read.
The science question comes from a third grader in Ms. Moran's Class! Science: Explain why minerals are in rocks.
Technology: How could you use technology to answer and explain why minerals are in rocks?
Social Studies: Why are maps important and how do you use them in your daily life?
Technology: What is a computer? Explain the roles computers play in society. HINT: A computer is not just a machine!
Explain why we should write as readers and read as writers.