# Monthly Archives: February 2014

## Impact, Change, and Reality… all in a Wave?

In class, we just finished reading a book called The Wave. Our assignment was to write a reflection on whether we were for The Wave or against it. Here are my thoughts on it. Most people think of a wave as part of the ocean, but it is something much more. A wave can represent … Continue reading »

## It’s all About the Percentage

This week in math, we learned about converting a percent into a fraction or a decimal. It is very easy when you get the hang of it. There was a test on it and I passed. Also, we learned about discounts, sales tax, and tips in math. The lesson that we learned is very helpful … Continue reading »

## The Same or Different?

This week in math, we learned a lot of different skills. It was a crammed week because of Kaleidoscope Day. Kaleidoscope day is a day where we celebrate the arts like drama, arts and crafts, and music. Anyways, the main skill that we learned this week was was measuring shapes and seeing if they had … Continue reading »

## Inoccent Prisoners?!

This weeks journal is about a program called The Aleph Institute. This program is for Jewish prisoners who were in the wrong place at the wrong time and got in trouble for it. The Aleph Institute is a program this is used to empower prisoners and let them know that they also have a future. In … Continue reading »

## How Many Proportions

This week in math we learned about proportions. They were very confusing for me until yesterday. When we did some work on them. It became much more clear to me after that. Also we learned about equivalent fraction which are like proportions except you multiply. That is basically how the week went and I learned … Continue reading »

## Smoking…Right or Wrong?

For this weeks journal, I would like to talk about wether it says in Judaism that you are not allowed to smoke. Some people may say that Judaism says you are allowed to smoke and others don’t. I believe that it does not specifically say that you are allowed to smoke, but there are a … Continue reading »