After spending yesterday talking about the mindset needed when approaching Think Through Math and all of the rewards that will be available, now it was time to take the placement benchmark.
Our lesson frame for today:
- We will discuss how to use Khan Academy as a resource and the rewards involved in passing 5th Grade Skills in Khan.
- I will complete my TTM placement test and then work on 5th Grade Skills in Khan.
We began by reminding ourselves of the rewards available as we work on passing 5th Grade math skills this year:
Now it was time to benchmark. I am going into the Think Through Math journal in detail tomorrow, so once students finished the benchmark, I had them go onto Khan Academy and begin working on the 5th grade math skills.