Los Angeles Math Circle

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AdvancedBeginnersBreaking Numbers into PartsEarly Elementary IEarly Elementary IIHigh School IHigh School IIJunior CircleOlympiad Training
10/7/2018
Its our first meeting! We will be introducing ciphers to the class. Only complete pages 1-4
Handouts: Ciphers Part 1
10/14/2018
We wi be continuing past page 4 on our Ciphers worksheet. The goal for this class is to work on our problem solving skills and to try again when our first assumption does not work. (Pages 5-8) (WE DID NOT DO PROBLEM #8)
Handouts: Ciphers Part 2
10/21/2018
Today will have have an introduction to Mayan Numbers plus Ken-Ken warm up! We will also be collecting and correcting the Cipher worksheet so make sure your student brings it to class! Homework: Finish the Mayan Numbers worksheet.
10/28/2018
We will continue with our lesson on Mayan Numbers and turn in the Mayan Number Part 1 worksheet. For the Mayan Numbers Part 2 worksheet, we did not do number 7.
11/4/2018
We wi be learning about the different types of Logic Gates and how to use them. We will also be correcting Mayan Numbers Part 2. Homework: pages 1-17
11/11/2018
This is Veteran's Day weekend (a three day weekend) but we will be having class. Today we will be finishing the Logic Gates worksheet! **IF YOUR CHILD MISSED THIS CLASS YOU ARE EXCUSED AS THE AIR QUALITY AND EVACUATIONS LED TO STUDENT ABSENSES.
11/18/2018
Today we will be manipulating shapes in our heads and drawing their projections on our papers. This is Part 1. Homework will be announced in class.
11/25/2018
No class this weekend because everyone is on Thanksgiving Break!
1/13/2019
First Class of the quarter and we will be doing a brand new topic!
1/20/2019
We will be practicing Math Kanagroo questions. We will focus on reading the questions fully, strategies find the answer, and practicing to show our work.
1/27/2019
Students will be doing an activity and worksheet that involve manipulating shapes to fit them all in the smallest box possible. If your child missed this week, problem #2 sadly cannot be completed without the manipulatives we used in class. Homework is the beginning of problem #3. All students have to do is create all many 7 square shapes as they can.
2/3/2019
We will be continuing to practice Math Kangaroo. HOMEWORK: 3rd and 4th grade practice test.. The MK Practice 2 is not homework, please don't have your student complete this at home.
2/10/2019
We will be going over the practice test from last week and possibly doing some extra practice problems while discussing strategies for taking the Math Kangaroo exam.
2/17/2019
No class this week because of the holiday/three day weekend
2/24/2019
Today we will find fake coins in different scenarios using a balance scale.
Handouts: Fake Coins
3/3/2019
Today we will be doing a worksheet that allows the students to discover the patterns of even and odd numbers. The warm-up will be Ken-Ken. We will be collecting the Fake Coins worksheet from last week.
Handouts: Evens and Odds
3/10/2019
Today we celebrate Pie Day as it is coming up next week! We will be collecting last week's worksheet and correcting a couple of problems for credit.
3/17/2019
Today we will be completing a worksheet that consists of word problems and math questions created by the Early Elementary II students! This is the last class before a 2 week break!
3/24/2019
We will not have class today. Remember to re-register for Spring Quarter!
3/31/2019
We will not have class today. Remember to re-register for Spring Quarter!