Task #8.1

The results of our survey monkey are in and it looks like next Wednesday we are going to have our Zoom call.  I am working with my team behind the scenes to create some fun discussion and even a very special mystery guest.  Here is a glimpse of what we can look forward to:

Read the following story and identify its elements using the following text box:

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Remember last week when we used verbs and adjectives to discover how adding and subtracting integers work?

Well lets see how much we remember:






An underwater drone reaches depths of about 10,500 metres below sea level. A fixed wing drone flies at about 10,500 metres above sea level. How many metres higher is the airborne drone than an underwater drone?


An important statistic in hockey is a player’s plus/minus rating. A player is awarded a plus for every goal that his team scores when he is on the ice. Similarly, a player is awarded a minus for every goal that the opposing team scores when he is on the ice. Last week, Wendel was on the ice for 26 goals that his team scored and 31 goals that the opponents scored. What was his plus/minus rating?


An osprey is flying 44 metres above the water. A yellow perch is swimming 13 metres below sea level. What distance does the bird dive down to hunt the fish?


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