Heidi Zwinger, October 2017, English 1

Posted: 10/27/2017

October 2017 Video

Teacher Resource: Measuring land area on google earth.  You could use this resource to measure how many acres your school sits on!


Discussion Question: How big is an acre?  Do you have a means to go outside and measure out an acre? You can estimate how long your steps are, and count your steps as you walk around the playground!


Core Content Question:

Math 4.nBt.5 Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.

5) Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models. 

If a truck can hold 16-17 ton and we can fill a truck in 3-6 minutes, about how many tons of feed can we harvest in one hour?