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What are we learning?

Week of December 11th-15th  

Skills/Lessons:

  • Review of all skills from this 9 weeks-Multiply and Divide Fractions, Multiply and Divide Decimals, Integers, Coordinate Plane

Tests/Quizzes:

  • TUESDAY-Timed Test #2: Area of a rectangle, square, triangle, trapezoid (Does not count toward grade until next week)
  • WEDNESDAY-Nine Weeks Test
  • THURSDAY-STAR Math Test

Next Week:

  • TUESDAY-Timed Test #3: Area of a rectangle, square, triangle, trapezoid (DOES count toward grade!)

Week of December 4th-8th  

Skills/Lessons:

  • The Coordinate Plane: Topic 4 (pgs. 414-415) (Monday & Tuesday)
  • Review of Topics 1-4 (Wednesday)
  • Multi-step Word Problems (Friday)

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Timed Quiz # 3 on MONDAY (Multiplying & Dividing Decimals)-Counts toward grade
  • TEST on THURSDAY over Topics 1-4 (pgs. 406-415 in textbook)
  • Timed Quiz # 1 on FRIDAY (Volume)-Does NOT count toward grade

Week of November 27th-December 1st  

Skills/Lessons:

  • Number Line (Positive & Negative Numbers): Big Ideas textbook pgs. 408-411
  • Absolute Value: Big Ideas textbook pgs. 412-413

 

Tests/Quizzes:

  • TUESDAY- Multiplying & Dividing Decimals Timed Test #2 (we did not test last week, so we are going to be a week behind) **Does NOT count toward grade until next week.

 


Week of November 13th-17th   

Skills/Lessons:

  • Converting between Fractions, Decimals & Percents, Ordering and Comparing Fractions, Decimals, and Percents  (Lessons 4.1-4.3)
  • Calculating Percent of a Number, Estimation & Percents (Lesson 4.4-4.5)

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Monday-Timed test on Multiplying & Dividing Decimals 
  • Tuesday-Quiz over Lessons 4.1-4.3

**Upcoming Chapter 4 TEST: Monday, November 20th

 


Week of November 6th-10th   

Skills:

  • Converting between fractions, decimals, and percents
  • Ordering and comparing fractions, decimals, and percents
  • Word problems with percents

Tests/Quizzes:

  • WEDNESDAY- Timed Test #1 on Multiplying & Dividing decimals (does not count toward grade this week) UPDATE: We are not taking this timed test this week...this is postponed until Monday Nov. 13th

Reminders:

  • 1/2 day for students on Thursday
  • No School on Friday (Veteran's Day)

Week of October 30th- November 3rd   

Skills/Lessons:

  • Review all of Chapter 3 (Lessons 3.1-3.5)--Multiplying & Dividing Decimals
  • Multiplying & Dividing by Powers of 10
  • Word problems

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Dividing Decimals Quiz-TUESDAY
  • Multiplying & Dividing Decimals TEST-FRIDAY
  • Final Timed Test for Adding & Subtracting Decimals-FRIDAY

 


Week of October 23rd-27th  

Skills/Lessons:

  • Review Multiplying Decimals
  • Lesson 3.4-Dividing Decimals by Whole Numbers
  • Lesson 3.5-Dividing Decimals by Decimals

Quizzes/Tests:

  • TUESDAY-Quiz over Multiplying Decimals
  • FRIDAY-Quiz over Adding & Subtracting Decimals (Timed Test-does not count toward grade until next week)

Week of October 16th-20th   

Skills/Lessons:

  • Lesson 3.1 Estimating Decimal Quotients and Products
  • Lesson 3.2 Multiplying Decimals and Whole Numbers
  • Lesson 3.3 Multiplying Decimals by Decimals

 

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Timed Test #1- Adding and Subtracting Decimals (does not count toward grade until Week 3) on FRIDAY

 


Week of October 2nd-6th  

Skills/Lessons:

This week, we will be reviewing all of Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 to prepare for our Nine Weeks Test on Thursday. 

Tests/Quizzes:

Nine Weeks Test-Thursday

Final Timed Test on Distributive Property-Friday (counts toward grade)


Week of September 25th-29th  

Skills/Lessons for the Week:

  • Lesson 2.6 (Dividing Fractions)
  • Lesson 2.7 (Converting Decimals to Fractions) 
  • Lesson 2.8 (Converting Fractions to Decimals)

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Timed Test #8 (Distributive Property) on Wednesday (does not count toward grade, but next week does)
  • Quiz over Lessons 2.5-2.8 on Friday 

Week of September 18th-22nd  

Scantron Testing:

On Wednesday & Thursday this week, each child will take a computerized Scantron Test that is similar to our STAR testing. This is just a baseline test & the students will take this test again at the end of the school year to measure their growth. 

  • Wednesday: Scantron Reading
  • Thursday: Scantron Math & Science

Skills for the Week:

  • Review Multiplying Fractions (Lessons 2.1-2.4)
  • Dividing Fractions (Lesson 2.5 & 2.6)

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Tuesday-Multiplying Fractions Quiz
  • Friday-Timed Test Week 7 (New Skill: Distributive Property-Does NOT count toward grade this week)

Week of September 11th-15th  

Skills/Lessons:

  • Lesson 2.3-Multiplying fractions by fractions (Monday)
  • Lesson 2.4-Multiplying mixed numbers (Tuesday, Wednesday)
  • Lesson 2.5-Dividing whole numbers by fractions (Friday)

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Thursday: Timed Test #6-Adding & Subtracting Decimals (counts toward grade this week)
  • Thursday: Quiz over lessons 2.1-2.4 (Multiplying fractions)

Week of September 4th-8th  

Skills for the week:

  • Review Chapter 1 Test
  • Review simplifying Fractions
  • Lesson 2.1-Estimating Fractions
  • Lesson 2.2-Multiplying Fractions

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Timed Test Week 5 on Friday: Adding & Subtracting Decimals (Does not count as a grade until next week)

Week of August 28th-September 1st   

Skills for the week:

  • Lesson 1.4: Distributive Property
  • Lesson 1.5: Evaluating Expressions-Formulas (we will learn to substitute numbers in for variables when finding the area of 2-dimensional figures)
  • Review of Chapter 1

 Quizzes/Tests:

  • Chapter 1 Test on THURSDAY (the homework this week also serves as the study guide for the test)
  • Timed Test Week 4 on Friday-Adding & Subtracting Decimals (doesn't count as a grade this week)

Week of August 21st-25th   

Skills for the week:

  • Continue with Order of Operations Practice
  • Lesson 1.2-Write expressions using words
  • Lesson 1.3-Properties of Addition & Multiplication
  • Lesson 1.4-Distributive Property

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Mid-Chapter Quiz on Thursday (covers Lessons 1.1-1.3)
  • Timed Test Week 3-Order of Operations on Friday (counts as a grade this week) 

Week of August 14th-18th  

Skills for the week:

  • Review Order of Operations & Exponents
  • Evaluate Expressions
  • Translate words into numerical expressions
  • Number Properties

Tests/Quizzes:

  • Friday-Timed Test #2 on Order of Operations (does not count toward grade), but next Friday (8/25) it will.