Math Connects Chapter 11

Chapter 11- Understand Geometric Figures and Spatial Reasoning

Summary

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11-1 Three-Dimensional Figures:  I can identify three dimensional geometric figures.

Vocabulary:  Three-dimension figure:  a solid figure with length, width, and height.  Sphere:  a solid figure that has the shape of a round ball.  Pyramid:  a solid figure with a square base and triangular shaped faces.  Cube:  a 3-dimensional figure in which every face is a square and every edge has the same length.  Rectangular prism:  a 3-dimensional figure with faces that are rectangles.  Cone:  a 3-dimensional figure that narrows to a point from a circular base.  Cylinder:  a solid figure shaped like a can.

11-2 Faces, Edges, and Vertices:  I can describe the faces, edges, and vertices of three-dimensional figures.

Vocabulary:  Face:  the flat part of a 3 dimensional figure.  Edge:  the line where two sides or faces meet.  Vertex (vertices):  a point on a 2- or 3-dimensional figure where two or more edges meet together.

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11-3 Two-Dimensional Figures:  I can identify two-dimensional geometric figures.

Vocabulary:  Two-dimension figure:  a plane figure with only length and width.  Parallelogram:  a figure that has four sides.  Each pair of opposite sides are equal and parallel.  Hexagon:  a figure that has six sides.  Trapezoid:  a four-sided figure with only two opposite sides the same length.

11-4 PSS: Look for a Pattern:  I can use look for a pattern as a strategy to solve problems.

11-5 Sides and Vertices:  I can describe two dimensional figures using sides and vertices.

Vocabulary:  Side:  one of the line segments that make up a figure.

11-6 Compare Figures:  I can compare two-dimensional figures and three-dimensional figures.

11-7 Make New Figures:  I can put figures together to form new figures and take figures apart to make new figures.

11-8 PSS:  Choose a Strategy:  I can choose the best strategy to solve problems.

11-9 Locate Point on a Number Line:  I can use whole numbers to locate and name points on a number line.

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11-10 Coordinate Graphs:  I can use a coordinate graph to locate objects.

Vocabulary:  Coordinate graph:  a graph with points to show data.

Math Connects 10

Chapter 10- Hundreds

Summary

10-1 Hundred:  I can relate hundreds, tens, and ones.

Vocabulary:  Hundreds:  the numbers 100-999.  Also, a number place.  Example:  In the number 234, 2 is in the hundreds place which means there are 2 hundreds in this number.

10-2 Hundreds, Tens, and Ones:  I can read, write, and model numbers to 1,000.

make a list10-3 PSS: Make a List:  I can use make a list as a strategy to solve problems.

10-4 Place Value to 1,000:  I can identify and use words, models, and expanded form to represent numbers to 1,000.

expanded formVocabulary:  Expanded form:  the representation of a number as a sum that shows the value of each digit.  Example:  536 can be written 500+30+6.

10-5 Read and Write Numbers to 1,000:  I can read and write numbers to 1,000.

Vocabulary:  Thousand:  a place value of a number.  For example, in 1,253, the 1 in in the thousands place.

10-6 PSS:  Choose a Strategy:  I can choose the best strategy to solve problems.

10-7 Compare Numbers:  I can compare three-digit numbers using <, >, and =.

10-8 Order Numbers:  I can us place value to order three-digit numbers.

10-9 Number Patterns:  I can use number patterns to help you count.

Math Connects Chapter 9

Chapter 9- Model Fractions

Summary

9-1 Unit Fractions:  I can identify equal parts of a whole from ½  to 1/12 .

Vocabulary:  Fraction:  a name for equal parts of a whole.  Equal parts: pieces that are the same size.   Whole:  a complete shape. Unit fraction: a fraction with 1 as the numerator (on top J).

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This shows wholes and unit fractions. 4/4= 1 whole.
1/5 is not colored in, that is a unit fraction.

9-2 Other Fractions:  I can identify and name fractions with more than one equal part.

9-3 PSS: Draw a Picture:  I can use draw a picture as a strategy to solve problems.

9-4 Fractions Equal to 1:  I can identify fractions that show one whole.

9-5 Compare Fractions:  I can compare unit fractions using symbols.

9-6 Unit Fractions of a Group:  I can identify and write fractions that represent part of a group or set.

Vocabulary: Group:  A gathering of objects or living things.

9-7 Other Fractions of a Group:  I can identify and name fractions with more than one equal part of a group or set.

9-8 PSS:  Choose a Strategy:  I can choose the best strategy to solve problems.

Math Connects Chapter 8

Chapter 8- Measure Time and Temperature

Summary

temperature-hot-cold-physical-science8-1 Read Temperature:  I can estimate temperature and read a thermometer.

Vocabulary:  Temperature:  a measure of how hot or cold something is.  Thermometer: a tool that measures how hot or cold something is.   Degree Fahrenheit (F*):  a customary unit for measuring temperature.

8-2 Estimate Time:  I can estimate and measure time.

Vocabulary:  Second:  a brief unit of time.  Sneezing takes about 1 second.  Minute: a unit used to measure time.  1 minute=60 seconds.  Hour:  a unit of time.  1 hour= 60 minutes.

8-3 Time to the Hour and Half Hour:  I can use a clock to tell time to the hour and half hour.

Vocabulary:  Half hour:  one half of an hour; 30 minutes.  Sometimes called half past or half past the hour.

8-4 PSS: Look for a Pattern:  I can use look for a pattern as a strategy to solve problems.

time8-5 Time to the Quarter Hour:  I can tell time to the quarter hour.

Vocabulary:  Quarter hour:  One-fourth of an hour or 15 minutes.  Sometimes called quarter after or quarter to the hour.

8-6 Time to Five-Minute Intervals:  I can skip count by fives to tell time.

8-7 Thermometer to Gather Data:  I can use a thermometer to gather temperature data.

8-8 PSS:  Choose a Strategy:  I can choose the best strategy to solve problems.

Math Connects Chapter 7

Chapter 7- Determine the Value of Money

Summary

Coins7-1 Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes:  I can skip count to find the value of a group of coins.

Vocabulary:  Cent:  $0.01, 1¢, or 1 penny.  Penny: one cent, $0.01, or 1¢.   Nickel:  $0.05, 5 cents, or 5¢. Dime:  $0.10 or 1¢, or 10 cents.

7-2 Quarters and Half-Dollars:  I can identify a quarter and half-dollar; skip count to find the value of a group of coins.

Vocabulary:  Quarter:  $0.25, 25¢, or 25 cents.  Half-dollar: $0.50, 50¢, or 50 cents.

7-3 Count Coins:  I can skip count to find the value of a group of coins.

7-4 PSS: Act It Out:  I can use act it out as a strategy to solve problems.

7-5 Dollar:  I can identify coin combinations that equal to one dollar.

Vocabulary:  Dollar:  $1.00, 100¢, or 100 cents.  Dollar sign: a mark to indicate money ($).  Decimal point:  a point used in a number.  Example:  $2.95

7-6 Add Money:  I can add money amounts.

7-7 Check Money:  I can subtract money amounts.

6-8 PSS:  Choose a Strategy:  I can choose the best strategy to solve problems.

6-9 Estimate Differences:  I can estimate differences by rounding to the nearest tens.

Math Connects Chapter 6

Chapter 6- Model Two-Digit Subtraction

Summary

Great poem to help remember when to regroup.

Great poem to help remember when to regroup.

6-1 Subtract Tens:  I can use mental math and basic facts to subtract tens.

6-2 Count Back Tens and Ones:  I can count back by tens and ones to subtract.

6-3 Regroup Tens as Ones:  I can understand numbers with and without regrouping.

6-4 PSS: Write a Number Sentence:  I can use write a number sentence as a strategy to solve problems.

6-5 Subtract One-Digit Numbers from Two-Digit Numbers:  I can subtract one-digit numbers from two-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

6-6 Subtract Two-Digit Number:  I can subtract two-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

6-7 Check Subtraction:  I can check my subtraction by using addition.

6-8 PSS:  Choose a Strategy:  I can choose the best strategy to solve problems.

6-9 Estimate Differences:  I can estimate differences by rounding to the nearest tens.

6-5 Cesar E. Chavez

Title:  6-5  Cesar E. Chavez  by: Don McLeese

happy Cesar Chavez Day! (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Middle School, Girard between Bacon/Burrows)
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Summary:  In this biography, we learn about Cesar Chavez, another human rights leader.  His parents came to America to make a better life for themselves.  He was born to poor farm workers, moving from school to school, and watching his parents struggle.   As he grew, he was forced to drop out of school in order to help support his family.  He began to fight for farm worker’s rights.  He led strikes against owners in order to ask for fair wages for himself and others.    He formed a huge union, asked for boycotts, and changed right for many people.

Spelling Words:  Review lessons 6:1-4.

Words:  law, low, boot, book, doom, door, allow, arrow, string, spring.

Challenge Words:  describe, strict.

Vocabulary Words: 

Treated (v)  to behave toward or deal with in a certain way.    Border (n):  a line where one country or another area ends and another begins.   Weakened (v):  to grow less strong.  Strike (v): to stop working in order to get better pay and working conditions.  Union (n):  a group of workers who join together to get better pay and working conditions.  Boycott (v):  to refuse to buy something until workers are treated better.  Crops (n):  fruits, vegetables, or other plants that are grown on a farm and sold.  Awarded (v): to give a prize.

adverbsGrammar Concept:  I can use proper punctuation when writing a letter.  I can identify an adverb and what it does.  When writing a letter, introductions and closings should be capitalized.  Commas should be placed in the proper place.  Dear Aunt Sally,   TEXT   Love, Maria    Adverbs clarify how, when, and where.  My dog jumped up happily.  How did he jump?  Happily.

6-4 Jingle Dancer

Title:  6-4  Jingle Dancer  by: Cynthia Leitich Smith

Celebration
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Summary:  A young Native American girl wants to dance at Powwow like many of her relatives have over the years, but cannot because her dress does not have jingles.    She goes from one family member and friend to another to find out a way to give her dress a voice without taking the voice from their dresses.  When she goes to the Powwow, she dances for all those who gave her dress a voice.

Spelling Words:  Contrast sounds:  /aw/ and /ow/.

Words:  tawny, tower, pause, pounding, shawl, shower, claw, clown, awe, owl.

Challenge Words:  applaud, awkward.

Vocabulary Words: 

Calves (n):  the back part of the lower legs.    Ached (v): to hurt with a dull, steady pain.  Pounding (v):  beating.  Pale (adj):  light in color.  Glimpse (n):  a quick view or look.   Shuffled (v):  to drag the feet while walking.   Slipped (v):  to put on.  Strolled (v):  to walk in a slow, relaxed way.

contractionsGrammar Concept:  I can identify when the subject and verb in a sentence agree.  I can understand the meanings of contractions.  Sentences that have a singular subject must have a verb that in also singular.   Incorrect:  Joshua are going to school.  Singular/ plural.   Correct:  Joshua is going to school.  Singular/ singular.    Contractions:  Can’t= can not   I’ll= I will  She’s= she is.

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Dancers from Blackfoot schools 2013-14 school year (my cell phone).

6-3 Martin Luther King, Jr.

Title:  6-3  A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. 

by: David Adler

I have a dream that my four little children will one day ...
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Summary:  In this biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. we explore the life of this historical human rights leader from the time he was a young man to his death.  We learn the reason behind his passion, his education, his speeches, and a few of important people to him, including Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln, and Harriet Tubman.

Spelling Words:  3-letter consonant blends.

Words:  straw, split, scrape, stretch, splash, scream, sprawl, sprout, strange, scratch.

Challenge Words:  strength, spry, screen.

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Vocabulary Words:

Demanding (v):  asking for forcefully.    Fair (adj):  not favoring one more than another.  Laws (n): rules made by a government.  Graduated (v):  to finish school.  Arrested (v): to be held by authority of the law.  Prejudice (n):  unfair treatment of a group of people.  Content (n):  what is in something.   Section (n): a part.

Grammar Concept:  I can use plural nouns correctly.  I can identify the proper comparative adjective to use in a sentence.  When using plural nouns, remember, most nouns just have an “-s” added, however, some have an “-es” added.  Other rules may apply, like changing a “y” to an “i” before adding the “-es” or “f” to a “v.”  When using comparative adjectives here is a hint:  -er (two letters) is on the end of the adjective when comparing two things.  –est (three letters) is on the end of adjectives when comparing three or more.  Me & my sister—two things.  My sister is taller than me.   Me, my sister, and my brother.  My little brother is the shortest of the kids.

6-2 New Hope

Title:  6-2  New Hope  by: Henri Sorensen

The Covered Wagon of the Great Western Migration
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Summary:  In this historical fiction story, we learn the history of a town called New Hope.  The town begins when a family is journeying across the country and their axel on their wagon breaks.  They notice that it would be a great place to settle.  As their hopes rise, more and more new people come to settle too and a new town starts.

Spelling Words:  Silent letters.

Words:  listen, castle, rustle, whistle, rhino, answer, doubt, island, would, could.

Challenge Words:  chaos.

Vocabulary Words: 

Brisk (adj):  quick and lively.    Doe (n):  a female deer.  Leather (n):  material made from animal skin.  Shed (n):  a small building used for storing things.  Recycling (v):  using throwaway items for another purpose.   Fabric (n):  cloth.  Citizens (n): a person who was born in a country or who chooses to live in and become a member of a country.  Adopted (v): to take as one’s own.

 

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Grammar Concept:  Review: I can make a complete sentence that starts with a capital and ends with a correct punctuation mark.   A sentence always starts with a capital and ends with either a period (imperative or declarative), question mark (interrogative), or exclamation point (exclamatory).  A complete sentence has a subject and predicate.   Incorrect:  when she went biking  (Incomplete, no capital, and no punctuation)   Correct:  She left the library an hour ago.  (Complete, capitalized, and period).