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Math Focus for this Week: February 20th-23rd

February 20th-23rd

Math Focus:

This week we will explore with 2D/3D solids and using figurative language to sort and classify shapes.

Homework:

Spiral Review Homework: Sent home on Tuesday and due on Friday.

How to help your kids with word problems:

Drawing a picture

Have total/ find the total

 


 

Vocabulary:

Vertices-  a point where surfaces meet

polygon- a closed figure with 3 or more sides

quadrilateral- a polygon with 4 straight sides

Math Facts:

This weeks math facts are: X8

Have your students practice everyday, either through xtramath or old fashion flash cards.

Math Focus for this Week: February 12th-15th

Math Focus:

This week we will test are skills in fractions.  The test will be a spiral of skills taught with a focus on which fraction is greater than, less than, and equal to.

Homework:

Beginning this Monday students will bring homework home.  The students may do it in one setting or a few a day.  Once the student has completed their homework they may enter their answers on the homework graph located on google classroom.

Homework is do on Thursday due to student holiday on Friday

 Vocabulary:
 
Numerator- top part of a fraction: the pieces/parts that are being considered.
 
Denominator- the bottom part of a fraction: the whole or the total of pieces/parts
 
Whole: total parts in a fraction or shape.
 
Equivalent fractions:  fractions that have different denominators but are equal in value
 

Math Facts:

This weeks math facts are: X4

Have your students practice everyday, either through xtramath or old fashion flash cards.

Math Focus for this Week: February 5th-9th

Math Focus:

This week we will continue to explore fractions and comparing.  We will  focus on which fraction is greater than, less than, and equal to.

Homework:

Beginning this Monday students will bring homework home.  The students may do it in one setting or a few a day.  Once the student has completed their homework they may enter their answers on the homework graph located on google classroom.

Homework is do on Friday.

 Vocabulary:
 
Numerator- top part of a fraction: the pieces/parts that are being considered.
 
Denominator- the bottom part of a fraction: the whole or the total of pieces/parts
 
Whole: total parts in a fraction or shape.
 
Equivalent fractions:  fractions that have different denominators but are equal in value
 

Math Facts:

This weeks math facts are: X3 and X6

Have your students practice everyday, either through xtramath or old fashion flash cards.

Math Focus for this Week: January 29th-February 2nd

January 29th-February 2nd

Math Focus:

This week we will explore Fractions and then comparing them.

* smaller the denominator the bigger pieces/parts and the bigger the denominator the smaller pieces/parts*

Math Assessment Tuesday, January 30th

Homework:

Beginning this Monday students will bring homework home.  The students may do it in one setting or a few a day.  Homework is do on Friday.

 Vocabulary:
 
Numerator- top part of a fraction: the pieces/parts that are being considered.
 
Denominator- the bottom part of a fraction: the whole or the total of pieces/parts
 
Whole: total parts in a fraction or shape.
 

 

Math Facts:

This weeks math facts are: X6

Have your students practice everyday, either through xtramath or old fashion flash cards.

Math Focus for this Week: January 22nd-26th

January 22nd-26th

Math Focus:

This week we will explore with division.  We will focus on dividing a total into equal groups and finding the matching model.

Math Assessment Friday, 26th

Homework:

Beginning this Monday students will bring homework home.  The students may do it in one setting or a few a day.  Homework is do on Friday.

 Vocabulary:
 

Division- to separate or share a total into equal groups

quotient-answer to a division problem

divisors-a number by which another number is to be divided.

Decompose- to break apart into smaller parts

Math Facts:

This weeks math facts are: X3

Have your students practice everyday, either through xtramath or old fashion flash cards.

Math Focus for this Week: January 16-19th

January 16th-19th

Math Focus:

This week we will explore with division.  We will focus on dividing a total into equal groups and finding the matching model.

Homework:

Wednesday students will continue to practice through problem solving questions.

How to help your kids with word problems:

After reading the problem ask your child the following questions:

  • Who or what is the problem about (characters)
  • What is the characters problem?
  • Is this a one-step or a multi-step? Why?
  • Which sentence can you complete?  

The total of ________ is ______. (- ➗)

I need to find the total of _______. (+ x)


Have the discussion with your student without using any of the numbers.

Vocabulary:

Division- to separate or share a total into equal groups

quotient-answer to a division problem

divisors-a number by which another number is to be divided.

Decompose- to break apart into smaller parts

Math Facts:

This weeks math facts are: X3

Have your students practice everyday, either through xtramath or old fashion flash cards.

Math Focus for this Week: December 4th-8th

December 4-8th

Math Focus:

This week we will continue with Multiplication.  We will focus on the properties of multiplication: Commutative, zero, identity, and distributive.  

Input and Output tables- Analyze the table/chart and identify if the out digits are increasing or decreasing.  Then deciding what operation the table is representing.

Homework:

Flipped video lesson on Monday with problem solving questions for practice.  Wednesday students will continue to practice through problem solving questions.

How to help your kids with word problems:

After reading the problem ask your child the following questions:

  • Who or what is the problem about (characters)
  • What is the characters problem?
  • Is this a one-step or a multi-step? Why?
  • Which sentence can you complete?  

The total of ________ is ______. (- ➗)

I need to find the total of _______. (+ x)


Have the discussion with your student without using any of the numbers.

Vocabulary:

Multiplication- to join or combine equal groups

Product-answer to a multiplication problem

Factors-a number that is multiplied by another number to find the product

Array- group of objects in equal rows and columns.

Repeated Addition- 5 + 5 + 5 =15 or 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 =15

Area Model- a strategy for multiplication





Math Facts:

3 seconds per problem

This weeks math facts are: X10,  X2 and X5 as factors.

EX: 10 x 4, 2 x 7 and 5 X 6


Have your students practice everyday, either through xtramath or old fashion flash cards.

 

Distributive Property Practice Problems:

  • Write these four equations in your Math INB.
  • Draw the array to match your equation
  • Show 2 ways to decompose it.

EX: 4 x 5

1 x4 + 4 x 4

    4+   16= 20

  1. 3 x 5
  2. 2 x 7
  3. 8 x 3
  4. 4 x 7