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# Week 13

November 13, 2019 by Mandy Helwig

I apologize for the late post this week!

5th Grade Math – We are starting Unit 4 which covers multiplying and dividing fractions and whole numbers. This week, we will just be multiplying two fractions. Check out the Khan video if you need some support helping your child: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/fraction-arithmetic/arith-review-multiply-fractions/v/multiplying-fractions

6th Grade Math – We are currently in Chapter 5 on Ratio. This week we are writing ratios to compare two quantities, making equivalent ratios, and simplifying ratios. Here’s an intro to ratios on Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-ratios-rates/pre-algebra-ratios-intro/v/ratios-intro

6th Grade Projects – We are studying Weather and Climate. The students are in groups researching the weather and climate of different parts of the United States, and are working to put that research into a weather report skit! They are enjoying the project and getting creative!