Lit circles first meeting is Mon Feb 6th. Please be prepared to present your roles. Each role will be presented in a group format. Mr. BT will be evaluating each person individually.

Today Mr. BT has introduced us an activity called Lit Circles that we will be starting tomorrow.

Today, we chose our groups with our leaders (shown below), our books and our roles.

Today Mr. BT gave us an in-depth explanation on patterning to start our new unit.

ATTENTION PARENTS: This Friday will be an information-packed day that will bring your child behind if they are absent then, so try and make sure they can come that day.

Mr. BT has announced that we will be having our unit test tomorrow, for that he has told us what it will consist of and he has given us 6 pages of test prep (Different Post).

The order of operations is the order of importance for multi-operation equation, the order is simply abbreviated to “BEDMAS”

Brackets

Exponents

Division

Multiplication

Addition

Subtraction

Brackets:

If an operation in a multiple-operation equation has brackets around it, you must complete the equation in brackets before the rest.

Exponents:

If a number has an exponent attached to it, you must always do the operation for that number after finishing the brackets.

Division:

After you complete the Brackets and Exponents, you must complete the division operation.

Multiplication:

After completing Brackets, Exponents and Division, you must complete the operation regarding multiplication.

Addition:

After completing Brackets, Exponents, Division and Subtraction, you must complete the addition operation.

Subtraction

Finally, after you are done the Brackets, Exponents, Division, Multiplication and the Addition, you must complete the subtraction as the last part of the operation.

That’s just the run-down of the order of operation, if you have anymore questions email me at (prefered) fahimiocake@gmail.com or fhoss1@ocdsb.ca

Today Mr. BT gave us a package for L7 and L8 and he gave us some questions to do for the weekend. L7 is on dividing by 1,000s and 10,000s and L8 is on dividing by tens and hundreds.

The homework questions are circled in the images below.