Monday, April 2, 2012

Math Update

Your student will be delivering home the Parent Letter for Unit 7 on Monday afternoon to let you learn more about our current math work. Our big focuses will be understanding volume and calculating measurement equivalents. Students will be creating boxes and physically placing "units" into them. They will come to understand how volume is calculated in cubes and in rectangular prisms. We will also spend time converting weights and masses, capacities, and time. This is those fun calculations such as how many ounces are in 8 pounds, how many cups are in 10 pints, how many seconds are in 4 minutes, etc. This will be a quick unit with an assessment on Friday, April 13.