Monday, August 26, 2013

Math Update

We are beginning our math journey with the Investigations unit, “Landmarks and Large Numbers: Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System.” We will be focusing on the base-ten number system, computational fluency, and whole number operations. I have talked with the students about how important it is for mathematicians to have all the tools they need for success: one incredibly important tool is mastery of addition and subtraction facts. We will talk about how there are many fun way to practice facts. Here’s the helpful list of suggestions: