Bar models are another tool we can use to understand how to solve problems. They help us see the part-whole relationship.
Saturday, February 20, 2010
Further exploration of balance.
The investigations continue.
The students continue their investigations into balance.
Today we did more exploration of how objects can be balanced using counterweights.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
We went on a walking field trip to Papa John's Pizza, where Mr. Hector Ortiz, Yesenia, and Raul graciously taught 21 students (and me) how to make really great pizza! Thank you!!! And thanks to Kimberly's parents for putting me in touch with Mr. Ortiz, thereby making this trip possible!
Monday, February 8, 2010
This second set of lines includes the "goo" sound, spelled oo. Practice, practice, practice!
Sunday, February 7, 2010
Remember the connections we discovered between addition and subtraction? We can make those same connections between division and multiplication. Arrays help us see these connections more easily.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Monday, February 1, 2010
Here are more consonant blends and digraphs to practice reading. And notice the prefixes in Line 4. Do you remember what they mean?
Notice how much time we're spending on consonant blends and digraphs. Knowing how to read them will really improve your fluency.