November 27 – 30

I hope that all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Please continue to send in any box tops that you have collected.

We will have a math test on adding and subtracting fractions this Thursday. Extra-practice will go home Monday and Tuesday. Please continue to review the concepts on the fraction flashcards with your child.

Monday

Math

  • review fractions, equivalent fractions, mixed numbers and fractions with division by completing Practice A as a class (TB p. 57)
  • review addition of like and related fractions
  • add unlike fractions (TB p. 58)
  • begin WB Ex. 3 p. 52-53

Reading & Vocabulary

  • handwriting
  • review prefixes; introduce dis- & per-
  • learn about direct and indirect characterization

Tuesday

Math

  • review vocabulary/phrases for fractions
  • practice adding unlike fractions
  • complete and correct Ex. 3
  • review subtraction of like and related fractions
  • subtract unlike fractions (TB p. 59)
  • begin WB Ex. 4 p. 54 – 55

Wednesday

Math

  • correct and complete Ex. 4
  • review for Thursdays test by completing Practice B (TB p. 60)

Reading & Vocabulary

  • handwriting
  • use prefixes in sentences
  • identify examples of direct and indirect characterization in a story

Thursday

Math

  • math test on adding and subtracting fractions

Reading & Vocabulary

  • handwriting
  • complete characterization
  • introduce novel study