**JANUARY 2019**

In the coming month, the students will learn to model addition and subtraction problems involving fractions. They will also solve equations with fractions, with emphasis on fractions with unlike denominators. Last year, students worked with like fractions, but will now use their recent discovery of finding the least common multiple to add and subtract unlike fractions. Lastly, we will explore elapsed time and use different units of time to solve problems.

As a reminder, one hour of ALEKS math practice is due every Tuesday morning. Students are also expected to complete at least 7 topics at home during this time. Each week, 10 points are given to students for completing this requirement. Please encourage your child to practice ALEKS each night, even if it’s for 10 minutes. Also, it is very important to practice basic multiplication and division facts until your child can answer without hesitation. Verbal drills, flash cards, IXL and online games are excellent resources to practice math facts.

Thank you for your ongoing support in your child’s education!

Warmly,

Mrs. Conte

As a reminder, one hour of ALEKS math practice is due every Tuesday morning. Students are also expected to complete at least 7 topics at home during this time. Each week, 10 points are given to students for completing this requirement. Please encourage your child to practice ALEKS each night, even if it’s for 10 minutes. Also, it is very important to practice basic multiplication and division facts until your child can answer without hesitation. Verbal drills, flash cards, IXL and online games are excellent resources to practice math facts.

Thank you for your ongoing support in your child’s education!

Warmly,

Mrs. Conte