Math
2015 Math Genius Hour Projects
Sergio & MF  converting metric units NL, OF, NT  the reasons why BQ & MO  algebra HA & MT  multiplying and dividing with integers 
Genius Hour Projects
If you're looking for a topic for Genius Hour, check out this site; http://www.nixthetricks.com/NixTheTricks2.pdf. There are also projects from last years' 5th graders on the Math tab of my website, pages 3140. 
Unit 7 Challenge
For those of you who tested out of concepts in unit 7, you will be exploring more algebra. 2. I've assigned the 6th grade algebra concepts to you in Moby Max. 3. Work on your quantitative seminar project, The Stock Market. 
Week of February 9th
Morning Math
Afternoon Math

Unit 7 Multiplication and Division Resources

Unit 5 Fractions Retests and Resources
Morning Math
Afternoon Math

Probability Mini Unit

Unit 5 Fraction Challenges
When you test out of a lesson, you will work on these challenge skills. It's expected that you will work on one a day, in class, while I'm teaching the regular lesson. You will then practice with me and get homework on the skill. 
Unit 4 Retests and onto Unit 5: Fractions
Students from both math groups will get their unit 4 tests back on Monday January 5th. Parent signatures must be returned by Thursday the 8th as that's the first day of testing. Retests will be at recess Thursday and Friday. This may be the only geometry grade on the report cards so I will encourage kids to retest if they got a 2 or lower. Unit 5 Fractions Order fractions, decimals, mixed numbers, and improper fractions and locate on a number line
Recognize and generate equivalent fractions, mixed numbers, and improper fractions
Simplifying fractions Estimate sums and differences of fractions
Find the sums and differences of fractions using fraction bars, number lines, and algorithms Fractions to Decimals Game 
Links for Bridges and Coding Pictures
We are beginning a bridge design project to incorporate all of our learning from unit 4. Students will work by themselves or with a partner to create a bridge that can hold the greatest mass. ' Coding pictures from last week 