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### Introducing Equivalent Fractions using Equal Sharing Problems

In this blog post I will share with you 3 word problems you can use with your students when introducing fraction equivalence. Put away those manipulatives for this lesson. Students will only need their pencil and paper 🙂 Practice Problem #1: Whole-Group Instruction These word problems are perfect as a whole group introduction to equivalent

### Elapsed Time Anchor Chart and Free Activities

Are you ready to introduce elapsed time to your students? If you feel they may need to review basic telling time, you can find a free activity here. Elapsed time can be tricky, so it’s best to use visuals when introducing this concept. Two common visuals are number lines and t-charts. Number Line Model It’s

### Telling Time Anchor Chart & Free Activity

Are you finding that your third graders aren’t ready for elapsed time word problems? If you are seeing this problem in your classroom, it’s time to take a step back and make sure your students understand basic telling time. You can gather students who are struggling with basic telling time and complete this interactive activity together.

### 4 Activities to Review the Distributive Property of Multiplication

When we first introduce students to multiplication we use hands-on activities.  Students practice… creating arrays with square tiles creating equal groups with counters writing repeated addition sentences drawing number lines and skip-counting But what happens when students are asked to solve 7 x 7, 8 x 9, or 12 x 6? Sure. They could use