Students spent the week practicing their subtraction strategies to help them understand how and why we regroup during subtraction. They used base tens as a visual to help them understand how to regroup and then added in the mathematical equation to match. For example: Students also worked on a variety of problems relating to subtraction this week. The problems were multi-stepped and required students to decode the question find clues and create a process for solving. Some of the questions are shared below. What process would you do to find them?
Ms. Chapman bought 1500 pieces of candy to give out on halloween. - If 637 kids came to her house and she gave them 1 piece of candy each, how many pieces of candy did she have left at the end of the night?
- If 450 kids came to her house and she gave them 2 pieces of candy each, how many pieces of candy did she have left at the end of the night?
- In which scenario would she have more candy left to give to 4B and 4D the next day?
In September Mr. Baker bought 5624 pencils for all of the grade 4s to use this year. - By winter break 4A had used 300 pencils, 4B had used 675 pencils, 4C had used 458 pencils, 4D had used 750 pencils, 4E had used 326 pencils and 4F had used 259 pencils. How many pencils did Mr. Baker have left by winter break?
If Ms. Mills had 7650 dollars to go on vacation to Hawaii and she had to spend 4438 dollars on her flight, 1527 dollars on her hotel and756 dollars on a rental car, how much money would she have left to buy souvenirs? Ms. Bennet bought 1765 new books for the school library, she bought: - 267 graphic novels
- 185 non-fiction books
- 456 fiction books
- 100 science books
- 365 math books
- 250 story books
- _____ poetry books
Science Students have finished their brainstorm and designing phase for their flashlight creation. Now students are learning the hard lesson that light can escape through the smallest of holes, even if you think an object is opaque it could be translucent and group collaboration is a difficult process. Next week the students will be presenting their products in a final write up and sales pitch. Build up your knowledge of light by reading this link: http://www.explainthatstuff.com/light.html http://www.ducksters.com/science/light.php https://www.factmonster.com/dk/encyclopedia/science-and-technology/light
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