Homework: Six multiplication problems copied from board.

>>These require multiplying by a 2 digit multiplier.  For ex: 539 x 45.

Choose scratch/zippy or box method.  Whichever method you are more confident using!

Refer to times tables as needed to avoid basic fact errors.  Focus on the process.

## Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Homework: Finish the 4 “Box” method and 4 “Scratch and Zippy” method multiplication problems in notebook.

View video below again for lattice method example.

>>Refer to completed ex’s as needed.

## Monday, September, 28, 2015

Homework: Take home addition and subtraction of decimals quiz.

>>Show work on lined paper and must show subtraction check.

## Thursday, September 24, 2015

Homework:  Take notebook home and study for properties quiz tomorrow.

>You need to be able to identify the distributive property “in action” on your SOL test this year and the easiest way to do this is to remember the properties you learned in 3rd and 4th grade so this new distributive property “pops” out at you.

Remember, the Distributive Property of Multiplication over addition

requires the use of both multiplication AND addition.

## Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Homework:  Properties worksheet.

Identify ALL 4 choices before you circle an answer.

>>>>Refer to your notebook for lots of examples and definitions.

## Monday, September 21, 2015

Homework:  Finish Adding/Subtracting decimals worksheet #1-12.

Number and show all work on back with paper turned sideways.

Students are beginning to work with decimals again this year.  Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing them will be a big part of their SOL test.

This can be tricky for some especially when multiplying because they have to know when the decimal points should line up or not.

Please monitor and help them complete their work at home as they practice these skills.

## Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Homework:  Rounding Decimals Challenge # 1 and #2.

Be sure to complete all 4 challenges.

Use the clues to narrow it down to the correct answer.

## Monday, September 14, 2015

Homework: If needed, finish subtraction with regrouping problems in notebook. Remember to round & estimate 1st & then check with addition.

## Thursday, September 10, 2015

Picture Day is next Wednesday, September 16th.  Forms came home today as well as forms for yearbook orders.