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.

 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Homework:  Review elapsed time for a test tomorrow.  Make up your own problems to practice or redo a few of them from your notebook.

Please take time to reflect and talk about the tragic events of

9/11/2001 in an effort to know and understand the impact

that event is still having on our country today.  

Friday, September 8, 2017

Thanks to all the families that come out for the 2017 Back To School Night last night.  I hope it was informative and worth your time.  We enjoyed seeing everyone and meeting those parents that did not make it before school started.