Archive for the 'Math' Category

Rainbow Looms

For a final project to wrap up our pattern unit in math, each student will be making 2 different rainbow loom bracelets. Thank you to those of you who sent rainbow looms into class and labeled them!! They are safe with me 🙂 If your child doesn’t have a rainbow loom at home, that is […]

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Symbols – What We Know

…. umm the kids of 2Plett blew my socks off today with what they already know about symbols!!! Check out all the things that they shared…. which is only the beginning! They wanted to add more!! As a family, talk about the different symbols already shared, and please add some more in a comment!! Most of these […]

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Pattern Challenge

Over the last few weeks, we have been learning about patterns. We have begun with repeating patterns, what type of pattern it is (AB, ABBA, ABC, etc.), finding the pattern core, naming the attribute used in the pattern, and most importantly, extending the pattern. Below is the partner challenge that we have done in class. […]

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Libraries: Extinct or Relevant?

Today, we were reviewing what we learned a while ago about graphs and realized that in order to put information into a graph, we need to gather the information first. In order to gather information, often people create surveys with questions about the topic or issue, then collect the answers to put into a graph. […]

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2Plett Pattern Block Creations

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Geometry – 2D & 3D Shapes

We have started to look at the various 2D and 3D shapes and their individual characteristics. We did a classroom hunt yesterday to try and find the various 3D shapes that are in our regular classroom. I wonder how many different 3D shapes you can find at home! List as many as you can find […]

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Math Practice at Home

Students have been continuing to practice representing numbers and learning strategies to do mental math. Some continue to be a little bit challenged by this and would benefit from practice at home. Even if your child is a pro, it would still be good to practice at home and challenge themselves by using bigger numbers! […]

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New Menu Option!

In the menu tabs, there is a BRAND NEW OPTION called Helpful Sites! It has Raz Kids (for home reading), Mathletics and Accelerated Reader. Just so you know, AR is only available at school as it require the school network for student access. Students should be reading [ideally] every night, and this is a great […]

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Creating Patterns

Today as part of a midway assessment of student understanding, each kid had to create their own increasing, decreasing and repeating patterns. They also had to include what the pattern rule was (for increasing/decreasing) or the pattern core (for repeating). The students actually did fairly well! For further practice, I challenge the class to try […]

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Patterns

Today we talked about patterns that we see, experience, know in our lives. We brainstormed all of our ideas together in a mindmap –> Red indicates the ideas we first had & Green indicates the patterns we saw in our Pattern Hunt around the school. I took a picture and am just waiting to receive […]

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