# Mr. Karr's Weekly Update

### November 16th-20th

## Writing, Science, and Reading

**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.