We recently finished our Energy Transfer Unit. One of the topics that was covered was magnets. The students had an opportunity to make a magnet game. There games were awesome! The students had an opportunity to try out each other’s games. Which game was your favorite?
Last week we dissected owl pellets. We read about owl pellets in Poppy.
There is a great game called Alien Angles on mathplayground.com. This game is a fun game that helps you learn to estimate angles. To play this game on your computer visit mathplayground.com and then press the purple math games 1 button at the top of the page. You then need to scroll down to the bottom of the list and alien angles is on the left side. If you are playing on your iPad you have to use rover and then follow the same steps. Make sure you read the directions before you start. Good luck!
Make sure you check out our reading weebly to find our informational writings. They are located under the activities and projects tab. You did a great job!
We have been learning about electricity in science for the past week. We built circuits and tested a variety of objects to see if they were conductors or insulators. We also made switches for our circuits using aluminum foil. What is the name for a circuit that has a switched turned on and what is the name for a circuit that has a switched turned off?
Today we played a new game called Multiplication Wrestling. The students learned how to multiply two double digit numbers. What did you like about the game and was it an easy way to do double digit multiplication?
I hope all of you have a great break! What are you planning to do over the break? Do you and your family have any traditions that you plan on doing? Are you planning on visiting another state? See all of you on January 3rd!
Today you will be learning how to add decimals. Please press the word video to learn how to add decimals. Press the play icon on the screen that appears.
Today we visited the website IXL. This website covers many of the topics that we cover in math class. If you ever need more practice on a topic we are learning about or want to challenge your math knowledge visit this site. Don’t forget you will need the username and password we discussed in class. Click on the graphic above or the link on the right under math to visit the site. If you earn an award take a screen shot of the award and email it to me.
Conferences will be held on Wednesday, December 5th and Thursday, December 6th. The students will be active participants in the conference. I can’t wait to see you on Wednesday or Thursday.