Ms. Brianne

Target 1​

Lesson Type:

New

Number Operation

:

Fractional Numbers

Add coins to determine a given quantity (of currency).

1:

Use currency symbols (\$ and ₵) appropriately.

2:

Develop strategies for counting currency easily, count the dimes first (skip counting by tens) and then the pennies (counting on by ones).

3:

Accurately count a set of money.

2nd

Vocabulary:

Dollars, Cents, Skip Count

Activities:

Students

• organized a set of dimes and pennies to help with counting
• practiced counting the dimes first and then continued with the pennies to get to the accurate amount
• used the symbols for dollars and cents appropriately    Home Exploration

Guiding Questions: Absent Students:

Target 2

:

1:

Understand how many pennies it takes to make one dime.

2:

Exchange larger piles of pennies for a smaller pile of dimes, but understand that the two are the same value.

3:

Represent a given amount of money in different ways.

4:

Understand why there are different types of coins.

2nd

Vocabulary:

Penny, Dime, Equal

Activities:

Students

• identified the value of pennies and dimes
• identified how many pennies are equal to one dime
• represented an amount of money in two different ways using pennies and dimes    Home Exploration

Guiding Questions: Target 3

:

1:

Relate a reflection to a mirror.

2:

Experiment with a mirror to see that a figure's reflection is backwards.

3:

Relate a reflection to a fold line, where an image will leave its impression on the other side, and that impression will be backwards (the fold line will create an image that has matching parts).

4:

Identify the reflection of a given image.

3rd

Vocabulary:

Symmetry, Symmetrical, Line of Symmetry, Reflection

Activities:

Students

• created a symmetrical design using pattern blocks
• used a mirror to check for proper placement of pattern blocks to create an image's reflection
• completed a symmetrical picture across a line of symmetry when provided with one half of the picture    Home Exploration

Can you find any objects at home that are symmetrical?

You can use a mirror to check if the objects are symmetrical. 