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Finding the Range and Measuring

I have new activities to share today! The first one is my freebie! This activity is to help students practice measuring different objects to the nearest half inch. I gave my students the exact rulers they will use on the PASS test (our lovely state standardized Read More...

Intergalactic Fractions!

I have been doing math center review activities this week to help students practice various math skills in preparation for PASS and tomorrow we are working on fractions of a set! I made this fun little space themed activity to use and it's for sale in Read More...

Equation Sentences and a Tutorial

So I just arrived back home from the wedding and am trying to relax, but before I got too comfy and lazy on my couch, I wanted to share my creation from my car trip home and the tutorial for Activ Inspire I promised yesterday! One of the standards my Read More...

Even and Odd Outcome Zing

We took our Math benchmark test this week and it turns out, my students are really struggling in math this year. I am sure my 7 week absence played a role as well, but I can't help but thinking that I didn't do a good job. =( My plan of action was to Read More...

A little bit of this, a little bit of that...

We have been learning so much this last month that I just wanted to share a few things from our classroom's neck of the woods. We just recently finished up a unit on South Carolina Geography and Regions. One of the activities we did was a circle graphic Read More...

Properties of Addition Activity

We worked on properties of addition last week. W e talked about the three properties and to help them remember, I taught the kids that the Commutative property could also be called the flip flop rule because the numbers just flip around and you still Read More...

Math Project!

One of the girls on my grade level had this fabulous idea for a math project to review Place Value and Addition Properties and I wanted to share with you all! Click image to download. Also, if you have any Halloween ideas or activities for October, please Read More...

Place Value Review

Most districts begin every math unit with place value. I was visiting Pitner's Potpourri recently and came across this great idea for reviewing Place Value that she called a Place Value Marathon. See her post here . I took this idea and created one to Read More...

Problem Solving Words and Strategies

So, I am sure many of you have seen these on Pinterest or The Teacher Wife's page. And maybe you have seen this from Oh Boy, 4th Grade . Well, I have taken these two lovely ideas and made a perfect marriage! After seeing these two wonderful ideas, I thought Read More...

Free For All Friday!

I am so sorry I didn't get around to posting last night! I made plans to have a girls night at Sips and Strokes to paint and sip wine with my sister and mom! Check the link to see if there is one near you! It was so much fun and I was exhausted when I Read More...