Most students have finished Unit 5. Those who still need to show evidence of mastery for the unit will continue to do so and take the quizzes/assessment when they are ready.
Students will jump full steam into Unit 6 this week. They will continue to explore standard 4.G.1 and be introduced to standard 4.MD.5. Students will explore the similarities and differences among intersecting lines, perpendicular lines, and parallel lines. They will also explore ways to measure angles using protractors and identify right, acute, and obtuse angles using visual representations and concrete materials. This unit is very heavy on vocabulary so students are encouraged to review their vocabulary terms each night.
Tuesday - iReady for 30 minutes (assigned lessons)
Thursday - iReady for 30 minutes (assigned lessons)
4.1 Standards for the Week:
4.G.1 Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.
4.MD.5 Recognize angles as geometric shapes that are formed wherever two rays share a common endpoint, and understand concepts of angle measurement
4.2-Fifth Grade: Unit 2: Decimal Notation, Rounding, and Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Students have been putting their noses to the grindstone during this unit. Most students have already worked through their evidence talks with me on both standards and are getting ready for the Unit test one day this week. On Thursday, I will move on to the next Unit, which will cover multiplying and dividing decimals. I hope to have them complete the Multiplying and Dividing Decimals unit by Friday, March 29, so we can begin our last unit for the year on Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Fractions.
I have created a chart in the room to help students see what their upcoming quizzes and assessments will be, and if they have taken them or not. Many students were falling behind because they didn't realize that they needed to be asking for their third piece of evidence, which is the quiz. Overall, the students are working hard on taking ownership of their activities to practice in order to prove evidence of learning.
**New lessons have been assigned.
Tuesday: iReady 30 minutes
Thursday: iReady 30 minutes
4.2 Standards for the Week:
5.NBT.1: Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents ten times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.
5.NBT.3: Read, write, and compare decimals to the thousandths. (a) Read and write decimals to the thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. (b) Compare two decimals to the thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place using >, <, and = symbols to record the results of comparisons.
5.NBT.4: Use place value understanding to round decimals up to the hundredths place.
5.NBT.7: Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.
5.1-Unit 5: 2D Figures
This week students are wrapping up their work on their current unit, Unit 5: 2D Figures. The core of this unit has students analyzing various 2D figures and learning all of their attributes. After students have a strong foundation of the attributes of the various 2D figures, students will then compare and contrast the figures, grouping them into sub categories, and ultimately, creating a hierarchy of all 2 dimensional figures. Students will practice these skills at a variety of practice math stations, and when they feel they have demonstrated mastery of the standards, they will prove it to Mrs. A through an evidence talk!
By the end of the week, some students may be beginning the next unit, Unit 6: Coordinate Planes. Students will first take their pre-assessment, and then they will begin their mini lessons for the unit. Students will also receive their new learning ladders that will help guide their practice.
Tuesday: iReady 30 minutes (Assigned Lessons)
Thursday: iReady 30 minutes (Assigned Lessons)
5.G.3: Understand that attributes belonging to a category of two-dimensional figures also belong to all subcategories of that category. For example, all rectangles have four right angles and squares are rectangles, so all squares have four right angles.
5.G.4: Classify two-dimensional figures in a hierarchy based on properties (polygons, triangles, and quadrilaterals).