The students discussed today how we can share our heritage through the celebrations and holidays of a given culture. Today we discussed holidays that celebrate events, people, and religious holidays.
As we write our one-paragraph essay, students continue to learn about sentences and how we can combine sentences. Today the students learned how we can use conjunctions to combine sentences that are part of the same idea. We used the conjunctions and, or, and but as the conjunctions that combined a sentence. We also discussed the importance of not over using conjunctions in order to avoid run-on sentences.
The students have requested for subtraction to be the daily code for today. We started reviewing subtraction during our math time. I took some extra time today to go over subtraction as many students struggled with regrouping, especially when we subtract across zeroes. I suggest that students use the Personal Math trainer to practice subtraction at home. The Personal Math Trainer can be found on the Think Central website under the Interactive Student Edition. After selecting the Interactive Student Edition, click on chapter 1, 1.7 rounding (it should say subtraction). Once the interactive video window appears, click on the orange button on the bottom of the screen. We will continue working with subtraction for the next couple days as subtraction is one of the building blocks to understanding division.
The assignment notebook code is for students to tell you how we can use the inverse of subtraction to check our work. The students should say that addition can be used in order to make sure the answer to the subtraction problem is correct. I hope you all have a great night and I look forward to another day of learning.