Friday, October 20, 2017

Card Sort Activity Lessons and Cut & Paste Math Activities Bundle Grade 6


A GROWING bundle of 6th Grade Card Sort Activity Lessons and Cut & Paste Activities!
This bundle is already huge! Over 200 pages of interactive grade 6 mathematics concept development that you can just print and use with your students! All Card Sort Lesson Plan activities include card sort lesson, cut & paste activities, assessments, and ANSWER KEYS!

This BUNDLE includes:
1. Equivalent Expressions & Variables
2. Writing & Solving Expressions with Exponents
3. Represent & Analyze Relationships with Two Variables
4. Compose & Decompose Triangles and Quadrilaterals
5. Finding Volume of Right Rectangular Prisms
6. Polygons and Distances in a Coordinate Plane
7. Using Nets to Find Surface Area of Rectangles and Triangles
8. Statistical Questions & Distributions of Data Sets Card Sort Activity Lesson
9. Finding the Mean & Deviations of Data Sets
10. Displaying Data on Line Plots, Histograms, and Box Plots
11. Summarizing Numerical Data Sets
Coming Soon:
12. Integers
13. Factors & Multiples
14. Rational Numbers
15. Operations with Fractions
16. Operations with Decimals
17. Representing Ratios and Rates
18. Applying Ratios & Rates
19. Percents
20. Equations and Relationships
21. Area & Polygons
22. Volume

These activities are great to use with all types of students. Engaging all learners to actively look for answers in solving math problems and make sense of grade-level math concepts. All Common Core State Standards are covered in this bundle, which makes it easy to print and go at any time with your students! I hope your students all these cut & paste activities, assessments, and extension activities included too.

Happy Teaching!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Halloween Elementary Math Activities and Games BUNDLE

Are you looking for a Halloween Math Activity?

Would you like to engage your students with a Halloween Math Game?

If you said YES, there are six different activities and games for your students to have fun with a Halloween theme this October. These Elementary Math Activities and Games are NO PREP and ready to keep your third, fourth, and fifth graders engaged! Each game focuses on different Mathematical concepts with a Halloween theme. Students can play these game with 1 to 4 Players. Students review Common Core State Standards and have some Halloween fun. Use these activities for bellwork, classwork, extra credit, fast finishers, or homework.




THIS HALLOWEEN ELEMENTARY MATH ACTIVITIES & GAMES BUNDLE FEATURES:





*Halloween Multiplication Array Activity

*Common Core State Standards addressed with math problems for review and practice

*HIGH QUALITY CLIPART is included

*Topics covered:
-Multiplication 1-Digit Numbers
-Multiplication 2-Digit Numbers
-Division 2-Digit Numbers
-Graphing on a Coordinate Plane
-Multiplication Arrays
-Adding & Subtracting Decimals

Engaging your students in fun Math in October is a great way to get them hooked on learning in your classroom. This is a great opportunity for your students to enjoy learning through different activities and games with a Halloween theme. Students are always going to remember their teacher  with the memories made around the holidays and how you incorporated them into the classroom. My students always said these holiday activities were their favorite. Just having some fun with M&M's can help students make Math connections with multiplication.

Happy Teaching! 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Teaching Expressions and Equations {Grade 7}

Are you getting ready to teach Expressions and Equations to your students?

If you said YES, there are lots of different ways that you can approach the subject in a meaningful way to bring your students' conceptual knowledge to mastery. My favorites ways to introduce the concept of Expressions and Equations are with Card Sort Activity Lessons. I first give the pre-assessment, then do the Card Sort activity with the class. (I save the assessment data for data meetings or conferences). The Card Sort activities are cut & paste. The students have to figure out how the pieces go together, if something is missing that they have to conclude to solve, and then prove to the teacher (me) how they solved the problems. After a successful Card Sort Activity Lesson, the extension activity can be used to further learning or just end with the Post Assessment to see what the students learned from the activity. This is a great way to assess and engage ALL students in your classroom!

The next activity that gets students thinking is their Interactive Notebook activities. Laying the groundwork for what are expressions and equations? Having the students interact with the concepts and write about it in their notebooks. Practicing and applying is a big piece of what Interactive Math Notebooks are about. Students are creating and showing their knowledge of the concepts in their Notebooks and building upon prior Math knowledge.

Then after some time going over the concepts, use the Math Stations activity as reinforcement for the Math and review for those who have mastered the concepts. It's easy to help keep the students on task with the 7 different station cards by using groups of 2-4 students. Simply PRINT & GO! These Math stations are easy to implement and facilitate in the classroom. Students LOVE Math stations and keep them busy and engaged the entire time. This usually takes 1-2 days to complete depending on the schedule. Math Stations are great to have students practice the Math and extend their learning.

This math station activity is intended to help students understand how to apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions. Students will use variables to represent quantities in a real-world mathematical problem, construct simple equations, and solve word problems leading to equations and compare algebraic solutions.

Included are:
-7 different stations to engage students
-Teacher facilitated activity for 60-90 minutes of classroom time
-Stations include:
1. Vocabulary
2. Technology (Need classroom computers & internet access to ixl.com)
3. Practice of Expressions & Equations
4. Additional Practice of Expressions & Equations
5. Real World applications of Expressions & Equations
6. Word problems of Expressions & Equations
7. Teacher Station
-Student Station Guide helps students record their answers
-Blank Student Station Guide for students to record their answers
-Student Station Guide helps students record their answers
-ALL ANSWER KEYS included


These interactive notebook activities are intended to help students understand how to apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions. Students will use variables to represent quantities in a real-world mathematical problem, construct simple equations, and solve word problems leading to equations and compare algebraic solutions.

Included are:
-4 different Expressions & Equations activities to engage students
-Teacher facilitated activity for 60-90 minutes of classroom time
-Activities include: Vocabulary, Simplifying Algebraic Expressions, Solving One-Step Equations and Solving Two-Step Equations
-Examples of Completed Interactive Math Notebook Activities are included


This lesson unit is intended to help you assess how well students are able to apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions, and understand that rewriting an expression in different forms in a problem context can shed light on the problem and how the quantities in it are related.
Included in this lesson are:
-one formative assessment (pre-test) task
-card sort activity with concept development of variables and expressions
-one extension activity for students to deepen their conception of expressions
-one summative assessment (post-test) task
-answer keys for all the assessments and activities
-how the lesson is tied to common core and mathematical practices

I hope these activities for Expressions and Equations are helpful in your classroom too. Remember to keep your students at the center of your lessons and watch them shine!

Happy Teaching!