Over the next few weeks, your child will be learning about adding and subtracting two- and three-digit numbers. This includes learning how to estimate sums and differences, visualizing moves on a number line or grid to calculate sums and differences, and exploring ways to add and subtract two-digit and three-digit numbers. Your child will build communication skills by explaining strategies used to solve addition and subtraction problems.
To reinforce the concepts your child is learning at school, you and your child can work on some at-home activities such as these:
You may want to visit the Nelson website at www.nelson.com/mathfocus for more suggestions to help your child learn mathematics and develop a positive attitude toward learning mathematics. As well, you can check the Nelson website for links to other websites that provide online tutorials, math problems, brainteasers, and challenges.