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Welcome to the Grade 5 Accelerated Math Open House. Stacey Ta K - 5 District Math/Science Staff Developer Mary Serpico Middle School Math and Science Supervisor. Teaching Staff. Brooks Crossing and Greenbrook Mary Desai Constable and Monmouth Junction Julie Stadler

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Welcome to the grade 5 accelerated math open house

Welcome to the Grade 5 Accelerated Math Open House


Welcome to the grade 5 accelerated math open house

Stacey Ta

K - 5 District Math/Science Staff Developer

Mary Serpico

Middle School Math and Science Supervisor


Teaching staff

Teaching Staff

Brooks Crossing and Greenbrook

Mary Desai

Constable and Monmouth Junction

Julie Stadler

Cambridge & Brunswick Acres

Vivian Scavo

Indian Fields

Heidi Hoover


Think math

Think Math

When is 3,228 a small number?

When is 3,228 a large number?

Share your answers with your neighbors.


Agenda

AGENDA

Introductions

Criteria for Placement

Next Steps- Crossroads

Our Program

Teacher Time


Criteria for placement

Criteria for Placement

  • South Brunswick End of Year Assessment

    • 95% or higher on multiple choice

    • 12/15 on open-ended

  • South Brunswick Accelerated Assessment

    • Short Answer/Multiple Choice

    • Open Ended- Problem Solving

  • Math Matrix/Teacher input

  • Parent Input

  • Summer confirmation with 4th Grade NJ ASK scores


Welcome to the grade 5 accelerated math open house

NEXT STEPS

CROSSROADS

  • Accelerated Grade 5 Final

  • Crossroads Test

  • Review of Data

  • Placement


Welcome to the grade 5 accelerated math open house

  • Instruction

  • Content

    • Projects

    • Tools

  • Homework

  • School Home Connection

  • Resources


The instruction is centered around deep understandings of the concepts

The Instruction isCentered Around Deep Understandings of the Concepts

  • Connections to…

    • prior knowledge

    • real life experiences

    • other curriculum areas

  • Investigation/Discovery

  • Cooperative Learning

  • Direct Teaching

  • Problem Based Learning Projects

  • Journaling

  • Technology

  • Games

Students are Expected to

Justify, Explain & Teach the Process


Curriculum topics the content curriculum is based on nj core curriculum content standards

Curriculum TopicsThe ContentCurriculum is based on NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards

  • Number Sense

    • All Operations and Conversions between fractions, decimal and percents

    • Order of Operations

    • Problem Solving

    • Estimation


Content

Content

  • Ratio/Proportion

  • Measurement

    • Customary

    • Metric

  • Geometry

    • 2 & 3 Dimensional

  • Patterns & Algebra

  • Probability/Data Analysis


Resources

Resources

  • Using two published resources this year:

    • Math Advantage

    • New resource this year - Mathscape

  • Mathscape

    • Quick Review Math Handbook (hardcover)

    • Investigations Student Guide (softcover)

  • Teacher Created Materials


Instructional tools

Instructional Tools

Scholastic Math Magazine

Calculators

Projects

Computers

~ Internet

~ Study Island (gr. 5 & middle school)

Manipulatives


Homework

Homework

5th Grade Math


Homework guidelines

Homework Guidelines

  • Homework is an extension of the classroom and is used to assess the student’s understanding of the topics presented.

  • 20-30 Minutes Daily


Hw grading

HW Grading

  • A homework grade is earned for the timely completion of assignments.

  • Late assignments will be accepted and graded, yet tardy work will be detrimental to the overall homework grade.


How to help your child

How to Help your Child

“I need help.”

Prompt and Question:

  • Does this remind you of other problems?

  • What have you come up with so far?

  • Where do you think you should start?

  • What is the problem asking you to do?

  • Would drawing a picture or diagram help?

  • How can I help you without solving it for you?


Helpful resources for parents and students

Helpful Resourcesfor parents and students

  • Studyisland.com

  • Mathforum.com

  • Coolmath.com

  • Mathplayground.com

  • Primarygames.com

  • NLVM.usu.edu

  • Funbrain.com

  • Quia.com

  • glencoe.com

  • Fuelthebrain.com

  • Mathgoodies.com

  • Softschools.com


Teacher time

Teacher Time

  • Meet your child’s teacher. Learn about the class expectations.

  • Time for questions: Always feel free to call or e-mail your child’s teacher.

    Thank you for coming!


Higher levels of thinking

Higher Levels of Thinking

The value of a problem is not so much coming up with the answer as in the ideas and attempted ideas it forces on the would be solver." -- I.N. Herstein


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