8-22-19

Good afternoon, kiddos!  Here are the highlights from today.

Social Studies: Today in class we finished the physical and political maps of Europe.  The quiz for the countries and capitols is tomorrow. Here are a couple of things to help you study.

https://quizizz.com/join/ Game Code 954327

Europe map mneumonics_19-20

Math: Today in class we finished the MSG notes on least common multiples.  Homework tonight is the even problems on the Factors and Multiples Skills Practice.  Please skip #2 on the back.  Here is a video helping with a few of the problems from tonight’s homework.

https://youtu.be/RRBR0DUzgZg

See you tomorrow!

8-21-19

Hello Global Citizens and Math Brains!  Here are highlights from today.

Social Studies: Today in class we started looking at 10 countries in Europe, their capitols, and 9 physical features of the that region of the world.  What we started in class today we will finish tomorrow, so there is no homework tonight.  Here is a link and a game code to study for the quiz on this material.

https://join.quizizz.com/ game code #954327

Math: Today in class we looked at 2 strategies for finding the greatest common factor (GCF) of two numbers.  We will finish the notes tomorrow on finding least common multiples. There is no assigned homework tonight other than to finish the division take home quiz.

See you tomorrow. 🙂

8-20-19

Hi Kiddos,

Social Studies: Today in class we worked on the final copies of your social studies paragraphs.  If you did not finish this in class please work on it at home and turn it in Thursday. Tomorrow you need COLORED PENCILS in class, so please have them with you.

Math: Today in class we finished up the MI.  Take home division quizzes were passed out and due back Thursday.

See you tomorrow!

8-19-19

Hello Global Citizens and Math Brains,

Today in class we took the Social Studies SGM (Student Growth Measure) and the MI (Math Inventory). There is no homework tonight unless you have unfinished classwork that needs to be turned in.  Please check your grades in Parent Vue/Student Vue.  If you are missing an assignment it is marked with a “0” along with a note.  Students with zeros not turned in my Thursday will be assigned to ZAP. Stay on top of your achievement!

See you tomorrow, kiddos!

8-15-19

Hello Global Citizens & Math Brains,

Here are some highlights from today.

Social Studies: Today in class we took our writing from brainstorm to rough draft.  If you did not finish your paragraph in class today, please finish it at home tonight so tomorrow you are ready to edit it.

Math: Today in class we worked on dividing multi-digit decimals.  Homework tonight is to finish the 6 problems on the practice sheet you were given in class.  Here is a video that will help if you feel stuck.  I will post the answers below the video link.

Dividing Decimals by Decimals

  1. 7
  2. 2.1
  3. 23.4
  4. 7.21
  5. 500
  6. 159.9

See you tomorrow!

8-14-19

Hello Kiddos,

Here are some highlights from today.

Social Studies: Today in social studies we looked at how strands of social studies connected to the character’s life in the book Weslandia.  Then we started to brainstorm ideas about how social studies connects to our own life with some pre-writing.  If you did not finish the prewriting in class please finish it at home tonight so tomorrow you are ready for the next step.

Math: Today we divided decimal dividends by whole number divisors.  Here is a link to a video where I work out 3 of the homework problems.  https://youtu.be/oPLEzs5y13c

Here are the answers to each problem.  You were not assigned all of the problems in class, but many of you mentioned wanting to do more, so I am providing the answers to you so you can check your work.

  1. 2.3
  2. 0.9
  3. 4.3
  4. 0.7225 (this one was a little tricky)
  5. 0.8
  6. 2.4
  7. 1.5
  8. 0.23
  9. 2.95
  10. 0.545
  11. 0.95
  12. 1.52

See you tomorrow. 🙂

8-13-19

Good afternoon, Global Citizens and Math Brains!  Here are the highlights from today.

Social Studies: Today in class we examined the 5 pieces that make up the puzzle of Social Studies.  Those pieces are geography, history, govenrment, culture, and economy. We defined each piece, wrote a focus question for each piece, and made a connection about each piece to your own life.  There is no homework tonight.

Math: Today in class we reviewed whole number division with whole number remainders.  We solved these problems using long division. Here are the answers to your homework and a link to a video helping you with numbers 4, 5, and 6 if you need it.

Whole Number Long Division w/ Remainders

  1. 25 r 20
  2. 23
  3. 24 r 2
  4. 15 r 55
  5. 30 r 34
  6. 18 r 27
  7.  42 r 34
  8.  5 r 9

See you tomorrow. 🙂

8-8-19

Good afternoon, kiddos!  It was nice to be back in the room with you today.  Here are some highlights.

Social Studies: Today we practiced finding absolute location using latitude and longitude.  Tomorrow is the Geographer Skills Assessment.  Make sure you complete the Topo Quest and What Is Geography assignments since those will help you to prepare.

Math: Today in class we practiced multi-digit multiplication with whole numbers and decimals. Homework tonight is to complete #5-12 on the multiplication practice sheet.  Here are the answers so you can check yourself.

5) 0.0168

6) 0.98

7) 4.15656

8) 52.19612

9) 0.15912

10) 11.745

11) 403.75

12) $7.15 or $7.14.  I will take either answer since it depends on when you round the numbers.

See you tomorrow! 🙂

8-7-19

Hello Global Citizens and Math Brains!

Social Studies: Today in class we worked on the Topo Quest.  Please finish your Topo Quest and What Is Geography resources by Friday.  You will not have any more class time to finish them and they are due Friday.

Math: Today in class we took MSG notes on multi-digit decimal multiplication.  Homework is to finish the first 4 problems on the practice page.  Show your work using standard algorithm and check your answers below or with a calculator.

  1. 0.27
  2. 4.42
  3. 5.886
  4. 211.192

See you tomorrow.  We will be back in the regular classroom. 🙂

8-6-19

Hello Global Citizens and Math Brains!  Here is the important information about what we did in class today.

Social Studies: Today in class we started the What is Geography assignment.  We will work on it a little bit in class tomorrow, but if it is not done tomorrow it will need to be finished at home.  Please check to make sure that Monday and Tuesday are complete on your weekly warm up.

Math: Today in class we wrapped up decimal addition and subtraction with class practice and a TOD (ticket out the door).  Please make sure Monday and Tuesday are complete on your Weekly Skills Review.  You need your math notebook in class tomorrow – we are adding to it! 

Have a nice night.  See you tomorrow. 🙂