We've been subtracting mixed number this week. It's a tricky concept when you add in regrouping. Check out this video to see how we tackle these problems.
As the holidays arrive, life gets crazy - that means, fourth grade gets crazy. We're taking some time to reset as a class. We're refocusing our classroom contract, resetting our behavior, and paying attention to the little things...because the little things make a big difference.
In Tibetan Buddhist culture, monks practice the ritual of creating sand mandalas. They are beautiful works of art. They are symmetrical (math), detailed (focus), and centered around specific values (Titan traits). We took some time to start our own! We listened to music, focused on a word that resonated with us, and created symmetrical designs...to be colored tomorrow.
Now that we've learned all the zones with Ms. Stacey, we're learning strategies to help us get from one zone to another. Check it out.
This one is called: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Use your senses to ground yourself!
This one is called six sided breathing!
This one is called five finger breathing.
Good thing you always have your fingers with you!
(for the Gratitude Project)
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(for classroom and art supplies)