## Update:

### Posted by tpidhaichuk | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 3, 2016

1. We have started some math games to work on basic addition and subtraction facts to 10.
2. We are continuing to go over our strategies

COUNTING ON

• 8+5 to use counting on we have the big number in our head and then use 5 fingers.

COUNTING BACK

• 7-3 to use counting back big number in your head and then use fingers to take three away.

MAKING 10

We talk about friendly numbers (two numbers added together to make 10)

• 1+9,2+8,3+7,4+6,5+5

TURN AROUND FACTS

When solving addition problems, two numbers can be in any order and still equal the same thing.

• 2+3=5, 3+2=5, 1+9=10, 9+1=10

DOUBLES

We can remember doubles.

• 1+1=2,2+2=4,4+4=8,5+5=10,6+6=12,7+7=14,etc.

## Nicholas’s Interview

### Posted by tpidhaichuk | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 22, 2016

It was a busy week. Each child picked three jobs to apply for and this week were the interviews. On friday some students received Offers for Employment. It is really exciting to see the students in their interviews.

## 100 Days of School

### Posted by tpidhaichuk | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 18, 2016

We celebrated 100 days of school this week.We had a lot of fun using an app to see what each of us would look like when we were 100 years old. Here are a few ..

## Microsociety

### Posted by tpidhaichuk | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 17, 2016

We are finishing up our interviews for Microsociety.

We have completed our cover letter and resume and have picked 3 places we want to apply to.

Soon we will find out who has hired us and work will begin…….

## Science

### Posted by tpidhaichuk | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 17, 2016

What are we doing in ?

## Daily 5

### Posted by tpidhaichuk | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 17, 2016

We also have Read to the Teacher. During Daily 5 we do activities that help us to practice reading, writing and word work,

During Daily 5 we do activities that help us to practice reading, writing and word work while the teacher is working with small groups or individual students.

What reading strategies do we practice?

## Math

### Posted by tpidhaichuk | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 17, 2016

We are working on addition and subtraction strategies. What are some of the strategies we are working on?

• using a 100 chart
• using a number line
• drawing a picture
• using doubles (1+1, 2+2,3+3)
• friendly numbers (two numbers added together to make ten) 1,9  2,8  3,7 4,6 5,5
• adding 0 to a number
• turn around facts 2+3 is the same as 3+2, 5+1 is the same as 1+5

Subtraction

• counting back
• subtracting the same number
• drawing a picture
• subtracting zero
• drawing a picture
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