Do you have access to Google Classroom but haven’t started using it? Perhaps you think it’ll be confusing or time consuming to set it up. I thought the same thing. I spent almost one year avoiding it all. I finally told myself that I was being ridiculous. I stayed one day after school and created
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In third grade students are expected to identify arithmetic patterns in a multiplication table. A multiplication table is great, but it gives students all the information. A hundreds chart is a better way to get students engaged in this process as they skip count to find the multiples of a number. This free Multiplication Patterns
It’s important to remember that your math groups should have no more than 6 students. But what if you have 30 students? Would a math workshop model still work? The answer is yes. It might look a little different, and that’s okay. A simple rotation of 3 groups might not be the best option for a
Students are introduced to multiplication in third grade. Everything is very hands-on and visuals are used to represent these math facts. They may include the following: equal groups repeated addition sentences number lines for skip counting arrays But what happens when students have a difficult time with simple skip counting? You may notice that these
End of year testing can be very stressful for teachers and students. I hope this answer grid will help you and your students feel a little more comfortable when you come to these types of questions. The free printable includes two versions for you to use. Below are a couple of ways you can use
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?
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’.
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
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