March and April
What is New
- Rectangles are squares. (sometimes)
- Squares are rectangles. (always)
- Cubes are rectangular prisms. (always)
- Rectangular prisms are cubes. (sometimes)
- A triangular prism is a rectangular prism. (never)
Below is a link to an article about using this game in your classroom!
Don't forget the acronym CPA during this unit!
Concrete - use square tiles or centimeter cubes to measure length
Pictorial - have students create their own ruler (see link below)
Abstract - use a standard ruler
There is a great deal to cover and there are some gaps we know you will have to fill. Example-students are now expected to solve problems involving elapsed time. WHAT? We all know that many can barely read an analog clock and now they have to calculate duration? Consider integrating reading a clock into your daily routine for the rest of the year.
* PPT's and lessons are in Forethought* Remember to click on gears in Forethought to access all the materials in the folders.
Many teachers were able to attend the angles workshop and the feedback was highly positive. All of those materials were posted to Forethought. Please let me know if I can help in any way!