Comparison Between Leprechaun Luck And Probability Worksheet

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• From February 1st through April 12th, I engaged the students in four activities based on the results I discovered from their pretests. The first activity the students participated in involved the students measuring the diameter and circumference of multiple objects and relating the circumference, diameter, and pi to each other. As the semester moved on, my mentor teacher asked me to relate my activities to the material being covered in the classroom at the same time, and the second activity I had the students take part in required them to complete a worksheet involving finding the volume of various triangular prisms. A few weeks after Spring Break, I was able to have the students take part in the third activity, which involved the students playing a probability game called “Leprechaun Luck,” and a week later, I had the students complete their final activity which was a probability worksheet to reinforce their knowledge of the probability of an …show more content…

Based on the post-test, I feel that the two activities that made the most impact were “Leprechaun Luck” and the probability worksheet. The students enjoyed these two activities and retained the material on the post-test. With “Leprechaun Luck,” the activity allowed students to use their competitive natures to help them learn the concepts and determine the probability of certain occurrences to win the game. The students were able to use their knowledge of the probability of certain occurrences happening on the post-test because they learned this in the form of a competitive and hands-on game. The following week, I gave the students a worksheet that required their knowledge of the concept of probability to complete the activity. This activity built upon their prior knowledge of probability and on the concept that was explained during “Leprechaun

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