September 28, 2017

Next Monday, October 2nd is our Annual Bully Prevention Walk.

Students are asked to wear blue to show support. 

We will all be walking 1 lap around the school during the

Blue Shirt Day World of Bullying Prevention” Walk.  

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Parent/Teacher Conferences are tonight from 4:00-7:30 for those families that requested and scheduled a conference.  Conference reminders were sent home 9/15 to those families that did not initially request one when the forms came home the 1st time.  No homework tonight due to conferences.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Homework:  Rounding Challenge #3 and #4.  Remember!  Read each clue carefully and scratch off answer choices that DO NOT apply.  The last number remaining should be the correct answer.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Homework:  Properties worksheet.  Identify ALL 4 answer choices BEFORE circling the correct answer.

Remember!  Students were taught the following properties:  Identity, Zero, Commutative and Associative properties in previous grades(3rd/4th).  They MUST remember them in order to correctly identify the Distributive Property of Multiplcation over Addition which was introduced today along with a review of the other properties.  Notebook entries describing them all were provided today if they need a refresher.

Tip:  Remember thst the Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition is the only property they will work with that requires the use of BOTH x and +

Monday, September 18, 2017

Homework: “Adding to 1” base ten model worksheet.  We completed #1 together.  Show work just as we did for #1 on the back for full credit.

Students that have not passed their 3 or 4 Mad Minute Multiplication Facts Quiz are required to write their 1-12 x’s tables 1x/night this week.  All 4 will be collected for a grade at the end of the week.

We will take another timed quiz soon.  

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Homework:  PS 14(Problem Solving) adding and subtracting decimals worksheet.  Be sure to estimate by rounding when asked.

Interims come home today.  They are your copy to keep.  If you are concerned about your child’s performance in math class, please schedule a parent/teacher conference (9/28, 3:45-7:45) if you did not during back to school night.

Tomorrow (Friday 9/15) is Wear Your Favorite Color Day and PTA will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookies so bring money if you want a cookie.



Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Homework:  ONLY the 1st four multi-step word problems in notebook (we put a star next to them).

  1.  Read questions carefully.
  2. Decide what operations you will use and in what order you will complete each step( number each step so YOU know what you are doing).
  3. Execute that plan neatly.
  4. Be sure to check your work and don’t forget to ask yourself if your answer is reasonable.