Week of 8.19.19

Reminders:

Open House – Tuesday, August 20th from 6 – 8:30 PM

6th Grade Dance – Friday, August 23rd from 4:30 -6:30 PM – Please return payment and permission slips to PTSA as soon as possible.

Day 1 – Students will be reviewing all decimal operations (add, subtract, multiply, and divide) with an error analysis task and with a task FACEing Math task that will be due the last day they see me this week. Students will also have a 4-question skills check on using all operations with decimals. Homework: Review videos (under Unit Resources tab) and practice problems done on the videos. Students should working toward fluently adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals without the help of a calculator. Standard: 6.NS.3

Day 2 – Students will take a 4-question skills check to see how they’re doing on their knowledge of dividing whole numbers. Students will continue working on their FACEing Math task (due at the end of Day 3). Additionally, students will be introduced to the least common multiple (LCM) of numbers up to 12. Please preview the videos below. Students should be familiar with both methods by the end of the week. Homework: none due to Open House Standard: 6.NS.4

Day 3 – Students will be taking the Math Inventory Assessment during their Day 3 with me. This assessment is explained in the attachment below. Please read over it and speak with your child about doing his/her best so that I may understand his/her true abilities in math. This test does not count toward a grade, but helps with placement in groups and next year’s math class. We will take it 3 times this year to track your child’s progress. Please email me if there are any questions. If time permits, students will have some time to complete their FACEing Math task when we return from class as well as view a video on finding the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of two numbers. Please view this video and try the problems with your child. Homework: Students should use their notes page to find the GCF of problems on the page. Standard: 6NS.4

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