# Math Empowers 5

## Middletown Township Public Schools

## Fifth Grade• 2nd Trimester •2017-2018

## Fraction Focus

## Valentine's Day Math ActivitiesWith Valentine's Day right around the corner, consider these activities to celebrate the holiday during math class! | ## 1000th Day of School The 5th graders 1000th day of school is on February 20th; the same day that lots of the other grades celebrate their 100th! Celebrating this mathematical milestone? Click here for some ideas to spur student thinking about this large number. | ## Number Sense Routines Building number sense with all types of numbers is very important. As different types of numbers are focused on, such as fractions or decimals, incorporate them all into a routine so that students see how they are all related to one another. For some ideas of different daily routines, click here. |

## Valentine's Day Math Activities

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, consider these activities to celebrate the holiday during math class!

## 1000th Day of School

## Number Sense Routines

## Problem Solving Framework

Join the Movement! Making a commitment to growth as a class can be a GAME CHANGER...but how can this be done? Start a journey to achieve a growth mindset together by stop saying “I’m not good at math” and be okay with making mistakes! When you embrace failure, you grow stronger.

__Click here__ to watch a video and take a pledge together with your class - you’re on your way!

## Thank you for reading! :)

Have any questions, comments, or great ideas to share with your fellow 5th grade teachers – please email me, or your building Math Specialist. *“It's amazing what we can accomplish when we're in it together."*

Ashley Connors

Elementary Mathematics Specialist

Navesink Elementary School

Math Empowers - Fifth Grade Representative