Holiday Project

Holiday Ornament Project

You are to make an ornament that should meet the following criteria:

 1. No bigger than 5 inches x 5 inches (should fit on a tree!)

2. Have at least two geometric connections

3. A holiday or winter motif

4. Hangable with a hook or string

5. Be primarily homemade

 Then write a report that meets the following criteria:

 Your report should be on a separate sheet of paper, typed or written neatly.

 First Paragraph

1. List and describe all the materials you used.

2.  Estimate the cost of making your ornament.

3. Estimate the approximate time it took to complete your ornament project.

4. Did you use any outside help to make your ornament? If so, what/who?

5. Did anything unusual, interesting or funny occur during construction of your ornament?

 Second Paragraph

6. Explain in detail any and all geometric or other mathematical connections. (Minimum of two connections)

 

The project will be due Friday, December 12, 2014.   You may turn it in early for 2 points extra credit. The rubric used to grade your ornament is on the back of this paper. The entire project is worth 25 QUIZ points.

  Ornament Assignment

 

Criteria

Possible Points

Points received

Ornament

 

 

Mathematical Connection

2

 

Holiday Motif

 

2

 

Hangable

 

2

 

Primarily Homemade

 

2

 

Overall Effort

 

2

 

Paper

 

 

Materials

 

2

 

Cost

 

2

 

Time

 

2

 

Outside Help

 

2

 

Unusual/Interesting Things

2

 

Mathematical Connection description

5

 

Early Extra Credit

 

+2

 

 


Total Points

   /25