This week we started learning about the meanings of multiplication. Next week we start with the facts. Our math program does not do them in order (0-10). Topic 5 covers multiplying by 2, 5, 9, 1, 0, and 10, in that order. I also throw in 11 since it’s so easy. Late in the week ask your child to show you the nine’s trick with their hands. I’ll also tweet out a video of the trick on the day we learn it.
Once again we are collecting treats for troops. This is a great chance for your child to be a Goodness Gorilla (ask them what this means). Please send in a bit of extra Halloween candy next week. It will be distributed to our troops serving around the world
Here's what we're learning about next week:
- Reader’s Workshop: Review of skills taught in unit 1
- Writer’s Workshop: Continue revising and typing small moment stories
- Math: Multiplying by 2 ,5, and 9
- Social Studies: Northeast Woodland Native Americans
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