Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Factors, Multiples, and Arrays

We are in the midst of Investigations Unit 1 on Factors, Multiplies, and Arrays. The students come to 4th grade with a solid conceptual understanding of multiplication. Our work concentrates around three mathematicla emphases:

Whole Number Operations
Understanding and working wiht an array model of multiplication

Whole Number Operations
Reasoning about numbers and their factors

Computational Fluency
Fluency with multiplication combinations to 12x12

We will take our Unit 5 assessment at the end of next week. Happy multiplying!