|Tour de France Rider|
Watch the exciting Tour as bikers continue riding (and colliding) through France and Belgium now through July 26.
Here are some photos from stage 16 of the Tour from Bourg de Péage to Gap.
(Today is the second rest day.)
Below is a photo of the white jersey wearer after the Stage 16, Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas, of Spain. Tomorrow the riders travel from Digne-les-Bains to Pra Loup, covering 161 kilometers.
See the latest yellow shirts and watch the riders compete at http://www.letour.com/le-tour/2015/us/
|Tour de France Stage 16 White Jersey Winner Quintana Ro|
For a close-up view of the map and to see the jersey wearers after each stage, visit http://www.letour.com/le-tour/2015/us/parcours-general.html
In Excel Math, we challenge students to create graphs, calculate distance, read maps, solve in-depth word problems and learn to create their own problems.
|Tour de France route|
As they read and solve more complex word problems students in Grades 2-6. students learn to create their own problems using higher-order thinking skills.
Read more about the unique Create A Problem exercises in Excel Math at http://excelmath.com/usingexcel.html#create and see one for Grade 5.
Here's a Student Lesson Sheet from Grade 4 with a Create A Problem exercise called "Tour de Vacation."
In this activity, students create a graph, calculate distance, and write their own word problems.
Click here to download a PDF file you can use with your students:
|Excel Math Grade 4 Student Lesson Sheet Create A Problem 18|
Click here to download a PDF file.
|Tour de France Riders in 2010|
Learn more about how Excel Math can work for your students at excelmath.com.
Excel Math Teacher Editions are available in three versions:
- Common Core
- Texas (TEKS aligned—STAAR ready)
- Standard (Non Common Core)
Here are the suggested answers to Create A Problem 18 shown above:
|Excel Math Grade 4 Student Lesson Sheet Create A Problem 18 Answers|
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