# Important Information for Next Week

## No School on Monday, Feb. 20th – President’s Day

## Early Release Wednesday, Feb. 22nd at 12:00

## Enjoy your three day weekend!

# Supplies Needed for Germs! FLU SEASON IS HERE!

I am in desperate need of Germ X bottles, kleenex boxes, and Lysol Wipes. If you would like to donate any of these items for our classroom, I would greatly appreciate it. These items will help prevent the viruses that are currently going around at this time. Students will receive three tickets for each item they donate to the class.

Thank you!

# Decompose Fractions Practice

Click on the links below to practice decomposing fractions!

# Math Learning Goals and Important Information for Feb 13-17

## On Friday, March 17th we will have a Multiplication Test covering all multiplication facts.

# Our Math Learning Goals:

4.3A- Represent a fraction *a/b* as a sum of fractions 1/*b*. where *a* and *b *are whole numbers and *b*>0, including when *a>b* (S)

4.3B- Decompose a fraction in more than one way into a sum of fractions with the same denominator using concrete and pictorial models and recording results with symbolic representations (S)

4.3E- Represent and solve addition and subtraction of fractions with equal denominators using objects and pictorial models that build to the number line and properties of operations. (R)

# Beware of Key Words

It is important that students comprehend the question that is being asked in a word problem. Kids can no longer rely on “key words” to know how to solve a problem. The video below shows why students need to BEWARE OF KEY WORDS!

# Math Learning Goals for Jan. 30 – Feb. 3

# Math Learning Goals for Jan. 23-27

# Math Learning Goals:

### We will continue to work on dividing numbers up to 4-digit dividends and 1-digit divisors including remainders. We will also be learning how to interpret remainders.

### Example: 4,734 ÷ 6 = 789

#### We will continue to use the Longhand Division strategy to divide. We will also learn how to use Area Models to divide and a strategy called the BIG 7. Please see videos below.

# Early Release Wed Jan. 25th 12:00

Reminder: Early Release Wednesday, January 25th at 12:00.

# No School on Monday

MLK Holiday January 16th 2017.

# Math Learning Goals for January 9-13

**Math Learning Goals:**

This week we will be learning about division. Students are expected to represent a quotient up to a four-digit whole number divided by a one-digit number. We will begin learning how to solve division problems using the strategy of Longhand Division. We will use the acronym **D**oes **M**cDonalds** S**ell **C**heese **B**urgers** R**egularly to help remember the steps to Longhand Division.

Please click on the link below to see how we are teaching Longhand Division.

Longhand Division Lesson Video

**Important Information:**

On Tuesday, January 10th we will take the Writing Benchmark. Students are able to bring snacks, such as pretzels and goldfish.