Unit 2: Prisms and Pyraminds
Our class is starting a new mathematics unit about geometry and measurement called Prisms and Pyramids. During this unit, students study volume—the amount of space a 3D object occupies. They use paper boxes and cubes to develop a strategy for finding the volume of any rectangular prism.
Here are some activities that you can do at home that will coincide with what we are doing at school!
Here are some activities that you can do at home that will coincide with what we are doing at school!
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Unit 4: What's That Portion?
Our new unit will focus in on understanding, comparing, multiplying, dividing, and solving problems with fractions and percents. This unit develops ideas about representing the meaning of fractions, decimals, and percents and the relationships among them; comparisons and equivalents of fractions, decimals, and percents; and the development of strategies for adding, subtraction, multiplying and dividing fractions.
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Here are some activities that you can do at home that will coincide with what we are doing at school!
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Unit 5: Measuring Polygons
Measuring Polygons unit helps the students develop ideas about the attributes of 2dimensional shapes as well as how these attributes determine classification. They also develop ideas about linear measurement (which includes perimeter), area, and the measurement of angles. By the end students should be able to describe and classify 2D figures, describe and measure angles, and find perimeter and area of rectangles.
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Here are some activities that you can do at home that will coincide with what we are doing at school!
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Unit 6: Decimals on Grids and Number Lines
One of our most important units this year is decimals. This unit focuses on understanding, comparing, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals. It will help us develop ideas about the meaning of fractions, decimals and percents and the relationships among them; about using equivalent fractions, decimals and percents to solve problems; about using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as a context to understand and use fractions and decimal fractions; and about extending understanding of place value and the baseten number system.
Here are some activities that you can do at home that will coincide with what we are doing at school!
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Our Math NORMS:
Every math class, our students will be expected to display the following positive mindset:
Our students should display the same attitudes when it comes to their math homework. If they are making mistakes, that is okay. Remind them that mistakes are valuable. If they are hurrying through their problems, remind them that math is about depth not speed. And remember no one is a "MATH PERSON". EVERYONE can learn math!
When asked where the students want to grow in math these are their responses:
 EVERYONE CAN LEARN MATH TO THE HIGHEST LEVELS
 QUESTIONS ARE REALLY IMPORTANT
 MISTAKES ARE VALUABLE
 MATH IS ABOUT CREATIVITY AND MAKING SENSE
 MATH CLASS IS ABOUT LEARNING, NOT PERFORMING
 DEPTH IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN SPEED
 MATH IS ABOUT CONNECTIONS AND COMMUNICATING
Our students should display the same attitudes when it comes to their math homework. If they are making mistakes, that is okay. Remind them that mistakes are valuable. If they are hurrying through their problems, remind them that math is about depth not speed. And remember no one is a "MATH PERSON". EVERYONE can learn math!
When asked where the students want to grow in math these are their responses: