Wednesday, September 30, 2009
We have started chapter 2 "Multiplication". Each morning before we begin a new lesson, I will be giving the children a timed multiplication drill. At this time I am working on getting their speed and accuracy up. Yesterday and for the remaining days of this week, we will be completing 36 basic fact problems in one minute. We will progress to 50, 60, 70, and so on. Periodically I will be sending timed pages home for you to practice with your child. Occasionally I will be taking a grade on this practice but I will let the children know when their work will be graded. Please practice speed drills at home with your child. At www.multiplication.com your child can practice basic fact multiplying with many games. They really enjoy this site in class when we have time to practice. As always, thanks for your help.