## P.S. 42X Content Knowledge Sessions

The purpose of our sessions are to help deepen teacher content knowledge.  We aim to examine mathematical ideas that we take for granted and explore our understanding and misunderstandings. We challenge ourselves to be learners.  We aim to persevere in the midst of confusion. We aim to take the simple…

## Fermi Meets 3-Acts #5

Grade 3 – Special Thanks to Ms. Asari, Ms. Nelan and Ms. Bell from P.S. 103X for contributing to the creation of this task. Focus: Area Big Ideas:  MEASUREMENT: Some attributes of objects are measurable and can be quantified using unit amounts. How many square inches will be shaded in…

Presentation Online-Utility Tool Word Problems to Revise (3.OA.8, Released 2016): There were 80 adults and 20 children at a school play. The school collected \$8 for each adult and \$3 for each child’s ticket. The school donated \$125 the money from tickets to a local theater program and used the remaining…

## Fermi Meets 3-Acts Task #4

Grade 4 Session: How many bags of beads do we need to order for all 4th grade students to be able to make a number bead string? Watch the video. Tell (and record) what you notice. Ask (and write) questions that could help you figure out the answer to the above question.…

## Fermi Meets 3-Acts Task #3

Grade 3 Session: How many tiles will it take to cover the book?  Watch the video. Tell (and record) what you notice. Ask (and write) questions that could help you figure out the answer to the above question. Develop a plan for answering the question. Think about how you will record and organized…