An Amazingly Productive Week in Room D4!

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Coming off a four-day week, students in Room D4 took full advantage of our five-day week. We covered A LOT of material including some really challenging work in math where students were required to apply the standard algorithm for addition and subtraction to multi-step problems. For example, children answered questions like the one below:

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This is not easy stuff and yet students are persisting and demonstrating that they can apply what they know.

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We set the stage for our work with geology by using an apple to model the Earth’s layers. We also integrated a bit of math by having students measure the apple’s layers in millimeters and centimeters. Geology will be a major focus for both literacy and science in the coming weeks.

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And, yes of course, we wrote, worked with complex text and completed some Word Study.




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