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Monday, December 1, 2014

Number Scrolls

Today in math we began working on number scrolls. We took a look at how scrolls are used in other cultures including China and then we began to make our own using numbers. We will see how far each of us can go with writing our numbers. We will continue to add pages as needed. When we are finished we will staple our scrolls to paper towel tubes to make the end pieces of the scrolls. Some of them will be very long! For now we will keep them rolled up inside paper towel tubes in our desk to work on at various times for the next several weeks. We will think about how using patterns on a number grid will help us with this task.




Homework
Reading ~ Read a good book or two.
Math ~ Home Link 4.10 Number Grids

Math Test on Thursday - including items on completing a part/part/total diagram, filling in a section of a number grid, counting a collection of coins, showing that same amount of money using fewer coins, completing a Frames and Arrows diagram, basic addition facts, telling time to the nearest 5 minute interval

Important Dates
12/5 Fieldwork to Joyous Chinese Cultural Center
12/19 Fieldwork to Pacific Ocean Market and King's Land Restaurant
12/22 - 1/5 Winter Break
2/26 Winter Voyage ~ Day 1 - not an overnight trip (Day 2 will be in April - also not an overnight trip)

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