5th Grade Math
Sumner Attendance Center
To begin this week, students will have a quiz on Tuesday over place value. On Wednesday, we will begin working on multiplying and dividing by multiples of 10. When we learn this skill, we do not "move the decimal point" to the right or left. Instead, students are taught to "shift the digits" to the right or left. For example, for the problem 3.2 x 10, we would say that the digits shift one place to the left.
Additionally, we will be getting to more multiplication in the next few weeks. Fifth graders are expected to know their multiplication facts. If your student needs a set of flash cards to practice at home, please let me know, and I will get them a set.
Students who have completed all required levels of Zearn will receive a prize at the end of the school year. Students may work on this at home. However, students may not have help on the "Tower of Power" section. Students already have their username and password written in the front of their planner.
If your child needs extra help with math, he or she may come to my room before school. I am at school by 7:40 each morning. I am also available during recess if a student talks to me beforehand.