Warbritton Weekly Head's Headlines
Week of January 6th, 2016
We hope you and your family had a restful, relaxing, fun filled, blessed winter break! We continue to hope that everyone stays well! Please continue to make sure we wash our hands and cover our mouth to keep from spreading any unwanted germs. We are ready to hit the ground running and get back in the swing of things. Please make sure your child is ready to kick off this semester by having all necessary supplies. Stay warm...... and welcome back!
CD or DVD's wanted for ART class!
Math Corner- Fraction Recap & Line Plots
NF.1 & 2 Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering.
NF.3 Build fractions from unit fractions.
MD.4 Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots.
Weekly reminders- GET back in the habit!!!
*Check their agenda daily and make sure they are completing their weekly & daily homework!
Weekly Homework: DROPS review and daily standard review practice
Make sure your child is studying their Math 4 Today spiral review each Thursday night for their quiz on Friday
GO MATH textbook and resources online https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do
You will have to fill in the country, state, district (Metro Nashville), and school
Then your child has their own username which is their firstandlastname (lowercase and no spaces) Password is their birthdate (Ex. 02102006)
*If you have an iPad- a great app I have found is the Go Math 4th grade. It is $1.99 but is a great practice tool to use.
*If you have internet access have your child log onto his/her account and practice math fact fluency and math skills tailored to your child’s strengths and weaknesses
*http://www.worksheetworks.com/ allows you to personalize certain skills to practice.
*Another fun site to practice math on is http://mrnussbaum.com/math-for-kids/
Social Studies/ Science News
SOCIAL STUDIES- Recapping colonization and moving into the war for independence
SCIENCE- Physical Science- Electricity and Magnetism recap and moving into matter, energy, motion and forces.