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2 Welcome to the Grade 5 Accelerated Math Open House

3 Stacey Ta K - 5 District Math/Science Staff Developer Mary Serpico Middle School Math and Science Supervisor

4 Teaching Staff Brooks Crossing and Greenbrook Mary Desai Mary Desai Constable and Monmouth Junction Julie Stadler Cambridge & Brunswick Acres Vivian Scavo Indian Fields Heidi Hoover

5 Think Math When is 3,228 a small number? When is 3,228 a large number? Share your answers with your neighbors.

6 AGENDA AGENDA Introductions Criteria for Placement Next Steps- Crossroads Our Program Teacher Time

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8 Criteria for Placement South Brunswick End of Year Assessment South Brunswick End of Year Assessment 95% or higher on multiple choice 95% or higher on multiple choice 12/15 on open-ended 12/15 on open-ended South Brunswick Accelerated Assessment South Brunswick Accelerated Assessment Short Answer/Multiple Choice Short Answer/Multiple Choice Open Ended- Problem Solving Open Ended- Problem Solving Math Matrix/Teacher input Math Matrix/Teacher input Parent Input Parent Input Summer confirmation with 4th Grade NJ ASK scores Summer confirmation with 4th Grade NJ ASK scores

9 NEXT STEPS CROSSROADS Accelerated Grade 5 Final Crossroads Test Review of Data Placement

10 Instruction Instruction Content Content Projects Projects Tools Tools Homework Homework School Home Connection School Home Connection Resources Resources

11 The Instruction is Centered Around Deep Understandings of the Concepts Connections to… Connections to… prior knowledge prior knowledge real life experiences real life experiences other curriculum areas other curriculum areas Investigation/Discovery Investigation/Discovery Cooperative Learning Cooperative Learning Direct Teaching Direct Teaching Problem Based Learning Projects Problem Based Learning Projects Journaling Journaling Technology Technology Games Games Students are Expected to Justify, Explain & Teach the Process

12 Curriculum Topics The Content Curriculum is based on NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards Number Sense Number Sense All Operations and Conversions between fractions, decimal and percents All Operations and Conversions between fractions, decimal and percents Order of Operations Order of Operations Problem Solving Problem Solving Estimation Estimation

13 Content Ratio/Proportion Ratio/Proportion Measurement Measurement Customary Customary Metric Metric Geometry Geometry 2 & 3 Dimensional 2 & 3 Dimensional Patterns & Algebra Patterns & Algebra Probability/Data Analysis Probability/Data Analysis

14 Resources Using two published resources this year: Using two published resources this year: Math Advantage Math Advantage New resource this year - Mathscape New resource this year - Mathscape Mathscape Mathscape Quick Review Math Handbook (hardcover) Quick Review Math Handbook (hardcover) Investigations Student Guide (softcover) Investigations Student Guide (softcover) Teacher Created Materials Teacher Created Materials

15 Instructional Tools Scholastic Math Magazine CalculatorsProjectsComputers ~ Internet ~ Study Island (gr. 5 & middle school) Manipulatives

16 Homework 5th Grade Math

17 Homework Guidelines Homework is an extension of the classroom and is used to assess the students understanding of the topics presented. Homework is an extension of the classroom and is used to assess the students understanding of the topics presented Minutes Daily Minutes Daily

18 HW Grading A homework grade is earned for the timely completion of assignments. 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. Late assignments will be accepted and graded, yet tardy work will be detrimental to the overall homework grade.

19 How to Help your Child I need help. Prompt and Question: Does this remind you of other problems? Does this remind you of other problems? What have you come up with so far? What have you come up with so far? Where do you think you should start? Where do you think you should start? What is the problem asking you to do? What is the problem asking you to do? Would drawing a picture or diagram help? Would drawing a picture or diagram help? How can I help you without solving it for you? How can I help you without solving it for you?

20 Helpful Resources for parents and students Studyisland.com Studyisland.com Mathforum.com Mathforum.com Coolmath.com Coolmath.com Mathplayground.com Mathplayground.com Primarygames.com Primarygames.com NLVM.usu.edu NLVM.usu.edu Funbrain.com Funbrain.com Quia.com Quia.com glencoe.com glencoe.com Fuelthebrain.com Fuelthebrain.com Mathgoodies.com Mathgoodies.com Softschools.com Softschools.com

21 Teacher Time Meet your childs teacher. Learn about the class expectations. Meet your childs teacher. Learn about the class expectations. Time for questions: Always feel free to call or e- mail your childs teacher. Time for questions: Always feel free to call or e- mail your childs teacher. Thank you for coming!

22 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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