This week we apply our knowledge of place value to addition with regrouping. We look at expanding numbers to "break apart". We then use this strategy to move into the standard algorithm. Vocabulary: regrouping.
This week we continue to track the moon through it's lunar cycle. We begin our study of natural resources through observing and comparing rocks by size, texture, and color. Vocabulary words to know: texture, compare, natural and resource.
This week we begin looking at maps and globes. Students will look at elements of a map including the compass rose, map key and scale. Students will practice reading maps and creating maps of various locations. Vocabulary words to know: map, globe, map key, compass rose and scale.