Mrs. Major's Math Agenda

Wednesday 8/19/15
Welcome to 6th Grade PowerPoint
First day packets and what to turn in
Passports, schedules, and lunch numbers
Name tents
 
Thursday 8/20/15
Vista La Mesa Handbook
Drum circle
Multiplication test
Chapter 1 Launch- What do you know about division?
Homework: math in the real world
 
Friday 8/21/15
Share name tents and fill out mystery person forms
Show What You Know and Multiplication Test
Homework shareout and A Drive Through History
 
Monday and Tuesday 8/24/15 and 8/25/15
Objective: I will fluently divide multi-digit numbers
Mathematical Practice: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Warm-up: 5 min. multiplication.com
Engage: "Route 66" and A Drive through History
Explore: 1,000 miles divided by 60 mph
Explain: p. 5-6 and Share and Show (1-4)
Elaborate: p. 8
Evaluate (5 min.): Think about, discuss with partners, share out, and write today's summary- Explain how to divide multi-digit numbers.
Homework: Practice book P3-4 (1-9, 13, 14, 1-6)
 
Wednesday 8/26/15
Objective: I will write the prime factorization of numbers.
Mathematical Practice: Look for and make use of structure.
Warm-up: Multiplication.com
Engage: What are prime numbers and what are they used for?
Explore: Secret codes problem
Explain: Interactive Student edition and pgs. 10-11 Share and Show
Elaborate: pg. 12
Evaluate (5 min.): Think about, discuss with partners, share out, and write today'ssummary- Explain how you write the prime factorization of a number.
Homework: Practice book P5/6
 
Thursday 8/27/15
Objective: I will find the least common multiple of two whole numbers.
Mathematical Practice: I will model with mathematics.
Warm-up: Homework questions and Multiplication.com
Engage: The hot dog and hot dog bun dilemma
Explore: Flowerpot problem with partners
Explain: Interactive Student Edition and textbook p. 14-15, questions (1-2) and Share and Show (1-4)
Elaborate: p. 16 with partners
Evaluate (5 min.):  Thinkabout, discuss, share out, and write today's summary- Explain how youcan find the least common multiple of two whole numbers.
Homework: P7/8
 
Friday 8/28/15
Objective: I will find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers.
Mathematical Practice: Model with mathematics.
Warm-up: Homework questions and turn in.
Engage: What are factors vs. multiples? What do the words greatest and common mean?
Explore: The 12 in and 18 in cutting problem
Explain: Interactive Student Edition and p. 18 (1-2) and p. 19 (1-9)
Elaborate: p. 20
Evaluate: Thinkabout, discuss, share out, and write today's summary- Explain how youcan find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers.
Homework: any unfinished work
 
Multiplication Practice