Factors, Summarizing,

Math

This week students will continue to work through chapter 2.  We will be learning about factors, common factors, greatest common factors, and prime and composite numbers.

Here’s a simple (though a little dry, sorry) explanation of greatest common factor.

And here’s another:

Number Munchers is a fun way to practice finding factors.

http://wallofgame.com/free-online-games/arcade/988/Number_Munchers.html

Reading

onion

Students will read The Astronaut and the Onion.

Students will focus on character and summarizing the story.

Vocabulary for this story:

  • endless
  • realistic
  • sensible
  • protested
  • paralyzed
  • display
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