Week 2:
Mar. 6  10, 2017
Curriculum Resources:
Investigations, Unit 6


THE WEEK ATAGLANCE
Investigations, Unit 6


Engaging Lesson & NotesLesson 1 Source: Investigations Unit 6 Materials:
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Number Talk : Is 1/2 of our class the same size as 1/2 of Mr. P's class? How do you know? Teaching Tips: you can use the different rectangles to show different 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 (the 4x6) and (5x12) or continue using the geoboards (note that all geoboards are 4x6) Differentiation: Formative Assessment: unit 1.5 and 1.6 Note that this can also be assessed by the geoboard activity (making combos part) Homework: Student Activity Book pages 910 and 24,30 and 60 
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Engaging Lesson & NotesLesson 2
Source Math Expressions Unit 6, lessons 1, 2 ,3 Investigation 1.7 Materials
Students add and subtract unit fractions Math Focus Points
Number Talk Teaching Tips These lessons (ME 1, 2, 3 can be done in one day in addition to investigation 1.7 Practice Practice book pages: 211, 213,214,215,216,219,220,222 Formative Assessment Confused penguin on page 221 Homework page 131  62 Lesson 3
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Materials Lesson Investigation lessons 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 Math Focus Points 2.1: Students discuss how to represent and notate fractions greater than 1 and begin making a set of Fraction Cards 2.2:Students complete their set of fraction cards and develop arguments about the sizes of different fractions 2.3 Students play "capture fraction" Number Talk Teaching Tips These three lessons can be combined in one day or in two lessons Practice Formative Assessment Homework 
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Engaging Lesson & NotesLesson 4
Source Investigations Unit 6, lessons 2.4 and 2.5 Lesson: Ordering Fractions Materials Math Focus Points Students compare numbers to the 0, 1/2 and 2 landmarks Number Talk Formative Assessment Practice Homework 
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Engaging Lesson & NotesLesson 5
Source Lesson Title Math Focus Points Number Talk Formative Assessment Practice Materials 
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