Welcome to 5th grade math!
We will kick off the year with basic math review including multiplication facts. Students will take a math quiz on facts starting Tuesday, August 22. We will start with doubles and multiples to the list daily until we have covered through our 9s. Please check your child’s planner to see what facts they need to practice.
Math Fun Summer Challenge charts are to be returned no later than August 25th.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. [email protected]
Feb. 13 – Trip to LETU for symphonic band – Begin making Math Rules Foldable – review for Math Benchmark
Feb. 14 – Continue Math Rules Foldable -Valentine’s Party
Feb. 15 – Math Benchmark
Feb. 16. – Reading Benchmark
Feb. 17 – Go over Math Benchmark
Feb. 20 – School Holiday
Feb. 21 – Go over low TEKS from Benchmark
Feb. 22 – Early Release at noon – Goal setting
Feb. 23 – 28 – Students will begin working on problem-solving and applying knowledge to real life situations.
Students have been learning how to find common denominators and add/subtract fractions with unlike denominators. Students who did not finish today’s assignment need to complete it for homework. We will continue adding/subtracting fractions and mixed numbers through next week.
MATH BENCHMARK: February 15th.
Students will be bringing home math folders. Please look over their work and leave in the folder. Parents will need to sign the grade sheet from the 2nd 9 weeks and talk with students about setting goals for the next 9 weeks. Students will have 2 grades for my classes on their new grade sheet. Thank you for all your support!
We will continue multiplying and dividing fractions this week.
Reminder: Early Release January 25th!
We will be learning the four operations of fractions during the month of January. Students will learn how to multiply fractions by a whole number, divide fractions by whole numbers and other fractions, add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators, and simplify their answers. Students will learn how important fractions are in everyday life situations. I look forward to working with your child on exploring fractions in a variety of ways!
We will be learning how to read, create and graph X Y charts using additive and multiplicative patterns. Students will be able to recognize the patterns in graphs and create a function table to match.
Early Release will be noon on December 15th and 16th.
Christmas Party is 9:00 am in the gym on December 16th.
Homework!!!! Math Common Assessment 3 corrections due Friday, Dec. 2nd.
To receive full credit students must write out the problem, show work, and write a sentence on how they missed the problem. Parents are allowed to help with corrections.
This week we are learning algebraic expressions and solving for variables. I was proud of all students who showed their math genius in Algebra today!!!
Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Students did a great job the last two weeks dividing decimals with pictorial models and using standard algorithms.
Week of Nov. 14:
Monday – Problem solving and choosing the correct operations
Tuesday – Review for Common Assessment 3
Wednesday – Common Assessment 3
Thursday – 3-2-1 Check on Common Assessment 3
Friday – Mayflower Math – A fun way to learn about the Mayflower involving math problems
REMINDER : THANKSGIVING BREAK: November 21-25
Hope you have a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
We will be dividing with decimals this week. Students are dividing decimals to discover what is the best purchase. Please encourage students to find the price per item when shopping and compare to see what is the best buy.
REMINDER: EARLY RELEASE TOMORROW!
Students have been working hard on division problems with 2 digit divisors this week. I am so proud of all the hard work they have shown in class. Please check with students to see if they completed the Tongue Twister assignment. Any unfinished work is homework and due tomorrow, October 26th.