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# An Update for our Friend Studying in Ecuador

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Mr. Schonegg teaching a small group lesson on using a thesaurus.

Miss King teaching a small group lesson on using an atlas.

# Student “teachers”!

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Student “teachers” explained to small groups how to attack this complicated story problem:

Sheila had 20 coins. 2/5 of the coins were dimes. 1/4 of the coins were quarters. 3/10 of the coins were nickels. The rest of the coins were pennies. How many of each coin did Sheila have? How much money did Sheila have all together?

Helping one another!

# Monday!

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Weekly focus:

multiplication and division

introduce and begin to investigate positive and negative numbers

Unit One Review (test will be given on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday):

Word Study: prefixes, suffixes, compound words, homonyms, alphabetical order

Phonics: short vowels; plurals; adding endings: -ed, -ing, -er, -est; vowel pairs: ai, ay, ee, ea, ou, ow, oi, oy

Comprehension: fantasy vs. reality; character and setting; sequencing

Homework tonight: Complete character description on Saruni from My Rows and Piles of Coins. Example of a character description pictured below.

Character description on Chester from the story Chester's Way, by Kevin Henkes. The students wrote the description together.

Preservice teacher small group lesson topics:

Measurement: Weight, Volume, Capacity

Reference Materials: Dictionary, Atlas, Phone Directory, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia

volume

capacity

weight

# Financial Friday

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Using "cash" to share whole-dollar amounts equally. If \$54 is shared equally by three people, how much does each person get?

Share \$71 equally among five people. How much does each person receive?