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Sample Guided Math Schedule with 60 minutes. Free math workshop planning worksheets.

Guided Math in 60 Minutes ?

Have you wanted to implement a math workshop model in your classroom, but you only have a 60 minute period? Sixty minutes for math is not ideal…but I can help you work with what you have.  🙂 The Plan: There are 4 essential parts to this 60 minute guided math block model. Spiral Review (10

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Fractions in Fifth: Addition and Subtraction – FREE Download

Unlike 4th grade, 5th graders will now be expected to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators. While at first this may feel like you have 5 oranges and are asked to subtract 3 apples, using models will help students find common denominators and add and subtract fractions. Easy as fruit pie! Adding Fractions With

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FREE Print and Digital 5th Grade Math Activities for Math Centers | Math Games

5th Grade Math Task Cards Sample

FREE 5th Grade Print + Digital Task Cards 3 Activities per Topic Matching Cards Math Sort Clip Cards ✓ The math activity sets are aligned to the CCSS. This means you know students are practicing the skills you are required to teach. The learning goal is posted on each math game. ✓ There is a predictable routine. Each

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FREE Print and Digital 4th Grade Math Activities for Math Centers | Fourth Grade FREE Math Games

4th Grade Math Task Cards Sample

FREE 4th Grade Print + Digital Task Cards 3 Activities per Topic Matching Cards Math Sort Clip Cards ✓ The math activity sets are aligned to the CCSS. This means you know students are practicing the skills you are required to teach. The learning goal is posted on each math game. ✓ There is a predictable routine. Each

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FREE Print and Digital 3rd Grade Math Activities for Math Centers | Math Games

3rd Grade Math Task Cards Sample

FREE 3rd Grade Print + Digital Task Cards 3 Activities per Topic Matching Cards Math Sort Clip Cards ✓ The math activity sets are aligned to the CCSS. This means you know students are practicing the skills you are required to teach. The learning goal is posted on each math game. ✓ There is a predictable routine. Each

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Fractions in Fourth: How to Teach Adding and Subtracting

Fourth grade really focuses on cementing the idea that fractions are parts of a whole that can be added together or broken apart. Students work solely with like denominators to add, subtract, model, write equations, and justify their thinking. Students should be able to do this with mixed numbers and fractions and be able to

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Tips for teaching how to add and subtract fractions using pattern blocks, number lines, and egg cartons.

Tips for Teaching How to Add and Subtract Fractions

As we continue our journey through teaching fractions, it’s time to add and subtract.  Again, modeling is key to helping students understand and explain the process of adding and subtracting fractions.  The table below shows the expectations for adding and subtracting fractions in 4th and 5th grade. 4th Grade: Understand adding and subtracting fractions as

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Comparing Fractions in 4th Grade (FREE Download)

More fractions! In 4th grade, students are building upon what they’re learned last year, so if your students are struggling, check out the Comparing Fractions in 3rd Grade post. In 4th grade, continue to model fractions to compare them.  Here we’ll look at how to do this with Egg Cartons and Geoboards.  Students then move

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Use pattern blocks to compare fractions in third grade. Example ways to compare fractions using math manipulatives

Comparing Fractions in 3rd Grade

In the last post, I gave an overview of using math tools to model fractions for comparisons. Here we’ll dive deeper into examples and how to support third graders as they develop their understanding of fractions through comparisons. Comparing Fractions With the Same Denominator Start out with different fractions that have the same denominator.  Since

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