**Welcome mathematicians and historians! **

Here you will find out what we will be learning for the week in math and social studies!

**Math**

Week of December 11th - December 15th

On Tuesday, students will take the Midyear Math District Assessment. Students will compare and order fractions with like and unlike denominators, use logical reasoning to solve problems, write mixed numbers, and convert mixed numbers to improper fractions. Students should go on ConnectEd and complete the online assignments, and the **Chapter 8 Fractions Blendspace** to watch videos or play games.

**Chapter 8 Vocabulary Words****
factor pairs **- two factors that are multiplied to find a product

**multiples**- number that can be divided by another number without a remainder

**prime number**- whole number with exactly two factors (1 and itself)

**composite number**- whole number with more than two factors

**numerator**- top number in a fraction. It tells how many of the equal parts are being used

**denominator**- bottom number in a fraction. It tells the total number of equal parts

**equivalent fractions**- fractions that have the same value

**simplest form**- fraction in which the numerator and the denominator have no common factor greater than 1

**greatest common factor (GCF)**- greatest of the common factors of each of two or more numbers

**least common multiple (LCM)**- least multiple greater than 0 that is a common multiple of each of two or more numbers

**benchmark fractions**- common fractions that are used for estimation

**mixed number**- number that has a whole number part and a fraction part

**improper fraction**- fraction with a numerator that is greater than or equal to the denominator

**Social Studies**

Week of December 11th - December 15th

Students will review the events of the Revolution. On Wednesday, students will take the American Revolutionary War Test. Students should go on the

**American Revolution Blendspace**and review their study guide. On Thursday, students will take the Midyear Social Studies District Assessment. On Friday, students will start their second Chinese project focusing on Chongqing's geography and history.

**American Revolutionary War Study Guide**

**American Revolutionary War Vocabulary Words**

**revolution**- when a group of people work together to overthrow, or get rid of, a government

**loyalist**- person who wanted to stay loyal to the king and did not want to break away from Britain's rule

**patriot**- person who wanted to break away from Britain's rule

**boycott**- organized refusal to buy goods

**liberty**- freedom of people to make their own laws

**parliament**- Britain's law making assembly