Friday, January 16, 2015

Peek At The Week

  • No School-Monday, January 18th
  • Test on maps, globes, and landforms on January 22nd
  • Field Trip: Thursday, January 29th

Here's a look at our week!

In Math:
  • Started Topic 8: Adding 2-digit numbers
  • Heard a story about addition and played a game together
  • Students used models to add to a 1-digit number to a 2-digit number
  • Used concrete models to add a 1-digit number to a 2-digit number and decided if regrouping was needed
  • Students added a 1-digit number to a 2-digit number, regrouped if necessary, and then recorded the process in a vertical addition frame
  • learned r-controlled sounds: /or/ /ar/
  • Students took Unit 8 fundations test
  • Took our iReady test
  • Read Rosie's Story and Wonderful Winter
In Social Studies:
  • Learned cardinal directions and made a compass
  • Practiced map skills with Royal Castle directions
  • Practiced map skills with a Map Attack packet
  • Introduced landforms and bodies of water
  • Watched a Brain Pop Jr. video on landforms
  • Made a booklet of definitions
  • Learned about map grid directions and got to land on a special beanie baby spot that they can take care of for a week! We had fun with this activity! Ask your child to explain it!
A special study guide went home for our test on maps, globes, and landforms on Thursday, January 22nd! Please help your child study!

Have a great long weekend!
-Mrs. Farrand :)

Topic 8 Math Game: