Mr. Karr's Weekly Update

November 16th-20th

Writing, Science, and Reading

In Writing this week we will be developing our skills with Informative/Explanatory Writing. We will be studying examples of good third-grade nonfiction writing, as well as beginning new nonfiction pieces of our own.


For Science our goal is to be able to explain how energy from the sun is a major source of energy on Earth.


For Reading we will be practicing our new spelling words and developing our reading skills and strategies in our Literature Groups.

Math

Monday

What are we learning?

Minilesson: MyMath 8.2

pp. 435-440

Multiply by 7

Objectives: Students will be able to use different strategies, such as equal groups, patterns, and properties, to multiply by 0 and 1.

Success Criteria:

Students will complete homework with at least 80% accuracy.

Homework: My Homework 8.2, differentiated for groups.


Tuesday

What are we learning?

Check My Progress

Minilesson: MyMath 8.3

pp. 441-446

Divide by 6 and 7

Objectives: Students will be able to use different strategies,

including arrays and repeated subtraction, to divide by 6 and 7.

Success Criteria:

Students will complete homework with at least 80% accuracy.

Homework: My Homework 8.3, differentiated for groups.


Wednesday

What are we learning?

Minilesson: MyMath 8.4

pp. 449-454

Multiply by 8

Objectives: Students will be able to use different strategies, such as arrays, drawings, and known facts, to multiply by 8.

Success Criteria:

Students will complete homework with at least 80% accuracy.

Homework: My Homework 8.4, differentiated for groups.


Thursday

What are we learning?

Minilesson: MyMath 8.5

pp. 455-460

Multiply by 9

Objectives: Students will be able to Use different strategies, such as properties, known facts, or patterns, to multiply by 9.

Success Criteria:

Students will complete homework with at least 80% accuracy.

Homework: My Homework 8.5, differentiated for groups.


Friday

What are we learning?

Minilesson: MyMath 8.6

pp. 461-466

Divide by 8 and 9

Objectives: Students will be able to use different strategies, such as equal groups, repeated subtraction, and related multiplication facts, to divide by 8 and 9.

Success Criteria:

Students will complete homework with at least 80% accuracy.

Homework: My Homework 8.6, differentiated for groups.