### We've "Mathified" The Squares Game!

This FREE multiplication game is a great way to get students to practice their multiplication facts in math centers!

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### Making a 10 to Add

Making a 10 to Add is a great math strategy to help students mentally add bigger numbers. It's a skill I picked up somewhere along the way i...

### Wanted Poster - Forms of Numbers

This a great activity to use to practice writing numbers in different forms (standard, place value, expanded, word). In my classroom, I had my students draw a picture of a number of their choice and decorate them like they were in hiding. For example, draw hats and glasses on the numbers. They the...

### Domino Math Worksheets: Composing and Decomposing Numbers

Kids love using dominoes during math! Great for missing addends...

### Subtraction Unknown Addend Math Tasks and Exit Tickets

Part-part-whole math tasks, exit tickets, I can statements! Fantastic! $ #partpartwhole #addition #subtraction

### Algebra 1 INB Pages - Solving Equations

After factoring polynomials, my Algebra 1 students finally moved onto solving equations. Again, I approached this unit in an entirely diffe...

### Ideas for Using Writing in Math (Minds in Bloom)

Writing across the curriculum has been a movement in education and my school district is no exception. With the recent changes to common core and PARCC testing, I found myself at a loss for how I was

### Math Journals Update (First Grade Update)

Here is an update on the Math Journal: Tools for your Toolbox post. I have had so many emails about this post! I am so glad that people ar...

### FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Distributive Property Today with the help of mathequalslove.blogspot.com I used food to help students learn about the distributive property. We made up combo meals and then multiplied them by a number. Students were introduced to a variable. We assigned variable to images for example, banana = b apple = a coke = c water = w In the pictures you see below are the examples we created We were able to visualize the distributive property much better than I expected. This is a fabulous example and…

### Common Core Math Checklists - 3rd Grade

3rd Grade Common Core 1 PAGE Math Checklists (Standards and "I Can" Statements)

### May Math Journal - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

This year I implemented math journaling (beginning in October) and I have blogged about this venture before. You can read that here. But today, I want to answer a question I get about math journals. How often do you check your math journals? Let me just say I thoroughly analyze spot check them in two […]

### Triangles Unit: Interior Angle Sum and Exterior Angle (Remote Interior Angles)

Last week, we returned to school after Christmas break. Monday was a teacher workday, so I worked all day on grades and lesson plans for the week. In googling ideas for activities, I came across this site. There I found an inquiry style worksheet to help students discover the sum of the interior angles in a triangle. The file I found was actually a key, so I created my own based on that and tweaked it to fit my interactive notebooks (INBs). On Tuesday, I gave my students the worksheet and a…

### Foldable Fun–Geometry

This post has been moved to HootysHomeroom.com. Click here to read about how your students can easily make this foldable for their INB.