We will have our multiplication test on Wednesday, November 13th. It will include basic multiplication facts, multiplying 2,3,& 4 digits by 1 digit, multiplying 2&3 digits by 2 digits, mental math (300×50), and estimation.
We are working hard on the following skills with fractions…
* Equivalent Fractions *Comparing and Ordering Fractions
*Adding and Subtracting Fractions * Simplifying Fractions
*Understanding that a Fraction is a Division Statement
We are starting our unit on addition and subtraction. Be sure to have your child show you their math programs on sumdog.com, reflexmath.com, and dreambox.com. Each child must be able to add, subtract, and estimate large numbers to the millions.
The Data (proof of asking 50 – 100+ people) and the Tally Mark Chart are due by this Thursday, April 12th. The final project is due
Tuesday, April 17th.
Our first math benchmark test will be on Thursday, October 12, 2017. It will cover place value, rounding, comparing and ordering numbers, addition, subtraction, problem solving, estimation, a few multiplication facts, and elapsed time.
Please be sure to read and practice your multiplication facts, but most of all, have fun!!
Just a reminder that we are traveling to Fredericksburg on Monday, January 23. Students may ride regular buses to and from school, since we will take the trip during our regular school day. All students need to bring a lunch, snacks, and drinks. All students should wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
We will have our next test on November 14 or 15, depending on our progress this week. Please study the multiplication facts with your child and practice large multiplication. Thank you.
* Addition with regrouping to the million’s place
* Subtraction with regrouping to the million’s place
*Word problems and estimation involving adding and subtracting
*Review of all number sense skills from the first unit
It’s back to school time. Be sure to practice your multiplication facts each day. Our multiplication unit will start soon. Knowing the facts will help you to be tremendously successful this year. Being a great math student takes practice, so please practice often (in the car, at the grocery store, playing games, cooking, etc.) Let’s make math fun!!