Mrs. Dupre and Mrs. Brown's Unit Information for Adding and Subtracting
Classroom Project for this Unit
This presentation is an explanation of what we will be doing
in class this week and details about the addition and
subtract project we will be completing.
What you will learn from this
This presentation will explain to you what your child will be
learning about in this next unit. This unit is covering addition
and subtraction and we will be completing a project at the end
of this unit to asses their knowledge and understanding. Your
child will learn to add and subtract numbers from 1-20. This unit
will last all week and the final project is due on Friday. Each
group will be presenting their project to the class and I welcome
any parents to come and watch these presentations. This slide
share presentation that I created will enable you to see what is
expected of your child this week and allow you to be part of
their learning during this unit.
Your child will learn how to add and subtract numbers from 1-20.
Your child will collaboratively add and subtract numbers with their
group using a food item that they bring to class.
Your child will increase their communication and collaboration
skills as they work in these groups.
Your child will use technology for their final project. They will be
creating a digital poster on Gloster to present to the class on
Friday March 21st.
Students will demonstrate self direction, collaboration, problem
solving, critical thinking, communication, and their technology skills
during this unit.
Questions for this Unit:
Curriculum Framing Questions:
Essential question- How can you use addition and subtraction
in your everyday lives?
Unit question- How can understanding addition and subtraction
help you in the future?
Unit question- What would people do without knowing how to
add and subtract?
Content question- What are the definitions of addition and
Content question- What does 12+14 equal?
What is your child required to do for
Your child will be taught addition and subtraction on
Monday, March 17th during math time.
Your child will be required to bring to class 20 small food items
for our hands on learning activity. (such as
pretzels, marshmallows, skittles, cheese
itz, crackers, m&ms, etc.)
In class they will do an activity with these items and practice
their addition and subtraction with their group.
They will they complete a digital poster on Gloster with their
This will be due Friday March 21st and each group will present
their poster to the class.
How can parents get involved?
Parents participation in this unit is encouraged because it helps
students know that their parents are part of their learning process
Help your child pick a small food item and count out 20 pieces
together to bring to class. (Put it in a Ziploc baggy please)
Practice addition and subtraction problems at home using
Show lots of interest in their new skill they learned and encourage
them to practice as much as possible.
I encourage all parents to come to class on Friday, March 21st to
watch the presentations they have created.
My Job as the Teacher:
As a teacher, I will access their prior knowledge by doing a
brainstorm activity before the lesson.
I will be teaching the material to the class before they begin
their activities and final presentations.
As they are working in groups, I will be circling the room and
making sure each group is on task and answering any
questions they may have.
Your child will be assessed by the digital poster that they are
creating and presenting to the class.
PBL stands for Project based learning which I will be incorporating
in the classroom during this unit.
This means that your child will be participating in groups to
complete a final presentation of their knowledge from the unit.
This project helps them grasp the new material and be able to
connect it to the outside world.
Students will learn many different skills such as communication
and collaboration, technology, self direction, critical thinking and
problem solving through project based learning.
This is a fun way to learn the material and assess the students
knowledge and understanding of this new unit we are covering.
You are welcome to email or call me at any time with any
questions you may have about this new unit.
-Phone Number: 205-345-7890
-Phone Number: 205-678-8769
I look forward to this new unit
we are covering and for the
Remember to encourage your
students to practice addition
and subtraction at home and to
always have a positive attitude.
Math is fun