Ms. Dawn

Target 1​

Lesson Type:

Continuation

Geometry

:

Modeling

Visualize spatial relationships between shapes and planar space.

1:

Solve pentomino puzzles by recognizing which spaces in the puzzle the given 12 pieces can and cannot fit.

2:

Recognize and apply reflections (flips), translations (slides), and rotations (turns).

4th

Vocabulary:

Pentomino, Planar Space, Flip, Slide, Turn

Activities:

1. Discussed how student could use flips, slides and turns to solve pentomino puzzles. Discussed strategies to use when thinking of where the pentamino could fit regarding space.

2. Student solved puzzles using pentomino manipulative pieces. They flipped, slid and turned the pieces to fit the puzzle.    Home Exploration

Guiding Questions: Absent Students:

Target 2

:

1:

Understand that time is the duration of an event from beginning to end.

2:

Understand that elapsed time can be found by find the total amount of time that passes between the starting and ending time of an event.

3:

Solve addition and subtraction problems with time duration.

4th

Vocabulary:

Elapsed Time, Minutes, Hours, Duration

Activities:

1. Reviewed the definition of elapsed time. Talked about what it means and discussed different situations involving elapsed time.

2. Reviewed simple examples of elapsed time using a clock manipulative.

3. After a few exmples, students did an activity called, "Movie Night." Student was given a variety of movies, the duration of the movie and times it showed. Student answered a variety of questions dealing with elapsed time and showed their thinking.    Home Exploration

Guiding Questions: Target 3

:

1:

Multiply a fraction and a whole number using visual models.

2:

Understand how the concept of multiplication can be applied to fractions.

4th

Vocabulary:

Fraction, Whole Number, CUBES,

Activities:

1. Student used the acronymn "CUBES" to solve a variety of fraction word problems.    Home Exploration 