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Problem Solving Strategies for Upper Elementary Math Students. Free problem solving strategies printable and bookmark.

5 Problem Solving Strategies Bulletin Board (Free Download)

Have your students ever picked the numbers in a word problem and just did something random with them? They may have added when they should have multiplied or subtracted instead of divided. It can get very frustrating when students simply say they don’t know what to do. But what can we do to assist them?

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Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers - 4th grade introduction to multiplying fractions - small group math activity representing fractions in various ways

Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers

Fourth grade students are expected to begin multiplication with fractions. Below is the common core standard. 4.NF.4 – Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number. When introducing this concept, I made sure to connect the equations to repeated addition and how the ‘x’ symbol means ‘groups of’.

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prime and composite numbers activities - free printable for interactive notebook.

Prime & Composite Numbers Printables (Free Download)

I shared on my instagram account the following activities I created to review prime and composite numbers with my daughter.  We glued the multiples bookmark along with the prime and composite numbers chart inside her interactive notebook.      If your students need extra help, the following sheets can be place inside sheet protectors and

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Accountable Math Talk Poster & Bookmark (Free Download)

Math Sorts are engaging, standards-aligned math activities that get students talking about math. You can learn all about Math Sorts by visiting this blog post. Math sorts are no-prep activities. These math sorting activities can be completed independently, but it’s important to give students time to explain how they sorted their cards. This can be

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Small Group Instruction Resources - Math Tri-folds - Booklets for Guided Math use a variety of questions to review all common core math standards. Available for grades 1-5. Download a FREE SAMPLE.

Small Group Instruction with Math Tri-Folds (Free Download)

Are you interested in math centers, but don’t know what to do during your small group instruction time? Perhaps you tried using your math textbook but found you wasted time deciding which problems to complete and which to skip? I faced this exact problem. I only had 15 to 20 minutes with each small group.

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Free Spiral Review Sample for 3rd grade, Daily Spiral Math Review for Upper Elementary, Review all math standards with morning work.

Spiral Math Review for Upper Elementary Grades

Teachers are given a curriculum map to follow, but it doesn’t always go as planned. Every student is different and sometimes you have to spend that extra week(s) on fractions or a few more days on elapsed time. This all sounds like something a good teacher would do. The problem? If you are an upper

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