5th Grade Math – This week we will be focusing on some problem solving strategies, as well as learning how to divide a fraction by a whole number. Here is a link to a Khan Academy video on this skill: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-arithmetic-operations/cc-6th-dividing-fractions/v/visually-dividing-a-fraction-by-a-whole-number
6th Grade Math – This week we are finishing our Chapter on Ratios. We will finish up our lessons, and then spend some time reviewing to take the Ratio Test on Thursday! Here is a Khan Academy video on relating ratios to fractions: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-ratios-rates/pre-algebra-ratio-word-problems/v/ratios-as-fractions
6th Grade Projects – We are still studying weather and climate. The students have been very busy conducting research for their current project, which is to create a Weather Report Skit for a city in a different state in the country. We will finish up our lessons this week, continue to study vocabulary, and work on the project, which is due on December 4.
- Pajama Drive – Student Council will collect new pairs of pajamas through December 6th. They will donated to children in our community.
- No School November 25-28! Enjoy Thanksgiving with your family!