This week our second graders had the opportunity to explore addition to 1,000…. WOW! They loved the idea that we were working with such high numbers.
Here is a copy of the parent letter that describes the two subtraction methods that our children are learning here at school (You may want to keep this handy for upcoming homework):
Our second grade mathematicians have been working hard at three digit subtraction. Check out the current math family letter for details regarding the methods that we are using in the classroom.
This week our second graders will be working on solving three digit subtraction equations… WOOHOO!!!! We will be building on skills that the children have learned earlier this year with two digit subtraction. We use a very important rhyme in the classroom to discover if we need to ungroup of not ( borrow). This poem can be used to help us with any subtraction equation.
Here is a copy of the parent letter that describes the two subtraction methods that our children are learning here at school: