Math

Full Year of 5th Grade Mastery Method Math: Part 2 Of 4

In Part 2 of this engaging year-long course, students will deepen their understanding of fractions by learning how to multiply, divide and simplify fractions through real world examples and interactive activities and games.
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Class

55 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 8 weeks

10-11

year olds

1-6

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

Students will be able to demonstrate mastery of the following:
--multiplying fractions using models and in written form
--preferred strategy of dividing fractions
--divisibility rules
--finding common factors
--simplifying fractions
--linear measurement to the fraction of an inch
--converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions
I am a certified teacher (Grades 1-6) with a Masters in Teaching and over 20 years of classroom, small group and one-on-one experience. Math has been my focus for the past 5 years, and I have taught this specific 5th grade Mastery Math Method for 3 years.
Homework will be assigned weekly through various materials posted to the Outschool Classroom. These should generally not take more than 1-2 hours total to complete. Additionally, on class days I suggest that students take a few minutes directly following class to finish any assigned classwork they were unable to complete

-Notebook and pencil for taking notes and working problems
--I will post further materials or workbooks needed in the classroom after enrollment (cost of materials will not exceed $50 for the entire year)

Optional (may be helpful to have some of these as visuals/manipulatives if available at home):
--base ten or other math blocks 
--small snacks such as raisins or Cheerios
--ruler showing inches down to ⅛ or 1/16 of inch (for weeks 6-8)
--objects to measure with inch ruler
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Ongoing informal assessment through interactive student activities and responses, as well as monitoring student classwork and homework. Weekly lesson quizzes and a final unit test at the end of the session will also be given. Parents, please contact me about the level of assessment and feedback you prefer for your student.
2 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Megan McAra
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Cultivating the language of math inside us all!
51 total reviews
56 completed classes

About Me

Welcome! My name is Megan and I'm not embarrassed to say it--I love math! And even more than working on math myself, I love teaching math! Teaching math to both elementary and middle school aged kids is my passion. I specialize in mastery math... 
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