Parents, if you're like me, you learned a traditional algorithm for long division when you were in school. There are many other ways that kids today are being taught division. One method that we have been learning is called partial quotients. If you are not familiar with this strategy, here is a helpful video.
Today we read a book called Over and Under the Snow about what animals do to survive the winter. We will be talking about this topic for the next few days. As part of this unit of study, we began stage one of a fun art project in which we painted paper to be used later. It was a nice way to return from an unexpected winter break caused by a bunch of snow.