Multiplication Squares Game — Games 4 Gains
This FREE multiplication game is a great way to get students to practice their multiplication facts in math centers!
Wanted Poster - Forms of Numbers
This a great activity to use to practice writing numbers in different forms (standard, place value, expanded, word). In my classroom, I had my students draw a picture of a number of their choice and decorate them like they were in hiding. For example, draw hats and glasses on the numbers. They the...
Domino Math Worksheets: Composing and Decomposing Numbers
You are receiving 3 worksheets: Penguins on Ice What's MIssing? Domino Number Sentences Each provide practice of composing/decomposing numbers. Use for morning work, homework or use in a center. If you like these domino math worksheets look for in my TPT store for more: Composing/Decomposing W...
Solving Equations Flowchart Foldable | Math = Love
I discovered this solving equations flowchart foldable when I still had some students who were getting their steps out of order when trying to solve
Ideas for Using Writing in Math (Minds in Bloom)
Writing across the curriculum has been a movement in education and my school district is no exception. With the recent changes to common core and PARCC testing, I found myself at a loss for how I was
Math Journals Update (First Grade Update)
Here is an update on the Math Journal: Tools for your Toolbox post. I have had so many emails about this post! I am so glad that people ar...
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Distributive Property Today with the help of mathequalslove.blogspot.com I used food to help students learn about the distributive property. We made up combo meals and then multiplied them by a number. Students were introduced to a variable. We assigned variable to images for example, banana = b apple = a coke = c water = w In the pictures you see below are the examples we created We were able to visualize the distributive property much better than I expected. This is a fabulous example and…
Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
This year I implemented math journaling (beginning in October) and I have blogged about this venture before. You can read that here. But today, I want to answer a question I get about math journals. How often do you check your math journals? Let me just say I thoroughly analyze spot check them in two […]
Triangles Unit: Interior Angle Sum and Exterior Angle (Remote Interior Angles)
Last week, we returned to school after Christmas break. Monday was a teacher workday, so I worked all day on grades and lesson plans for the week. In googling ideas for activities, I came across this site. There I found an inquiry style worksheet to help students discover the sum of the interior angles in a triangle. The file I found was actually a key, so I created my own based on that and tweaked it to fit my interactive notebooks (INBs). On Tuesday, I gave my students the worksheet and a…