Monday, July 31, 2017

Back To School Middle School Math Activities

Do you want to engage your students at the start of the school year?

Do you need some fun Math review for August?

If you said YES, there is a resource for you and your students to review Math skills and engage students in back to school.  


THIS BACK TO SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH ACTIVITIES PACKET FEATURES: *12 different Engaging Math Activities
*FUN activities and puzzles centered on reviewing math curriculum.
*Packed with 6th, 7th, 8th grade common core math problems for review and practice.
*HIGH QUALITY CLIPART is included
*Topics covered: Operations with 1-Step & 2-Step Equations, Rates, Operations with Money, Operations with Percents and Decimals, Solving 1-Step & 2-Step Equations, Graphing Pictographs, Graphing on a Coordinate Plane and Operations with Integers

Activities Included:
-Lunch Equations {with answer key}
-School Lunches {with answer key}
-Spin and EAT! {with answer key}
-Create a School Menu {with rubric}
-Integers Puzzle #1 {with answer key}
-Integers Puzzle #2 {with answer key}
-Reading a Map {with answer key}
-Find the School Bus & Find the Car {Game}
-Integers Puzzle #2 {with answer key}
-Class Survey {with answer key}
-Comparing Rates {with answer key}
-Bus Schedules {with answer key}
-Ready, Set, SCHOOL! {with answer key}

-Updated for 2017-2018 school year!

Happy Back to School! 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Elementary Interactive Math Notebook - Grade 5 BUNDLE

I'm so excited to announce that I've created a 5th Grade Interactive Math Notebook for students to develop their mathematical minds with! Interactive Math Notebooks are a great way to get students to show what they know, practice and apply mathematical skills, and make connections between different math concepts. There are so many GOOD reasons to use Interactive Math Notebooks, just take a look at what's inside!


This Elementary School Interactive Math Notebook Bundle is covering ALL 5th grade Common Core Standards! There are so many ways to cover all the standards, but with IMNs you are able to cover all the standards in different ways in ONE BOOK! Students love IMNs and are always proud of their accomplishments.

Included are the following Interactive Math Notebooks Activities:
*Grade 5:
Elementary Interactive Math Notebook 101 Guide
Interactive Math Notebook: Place Value (Grade 5)
Interactive Math Notebook: Multiplication (Grade 5)
Numerical Expressions
Divide Whole Numbers
Add Decimals
Subtract Decimals
Multiply Decimals
Divide Decimals
Add Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators
Multiply Fractions
Divide Fractions
Patterns and Graphing
Convert Units of Measure
Geometry
Volume

I hope this is a great set to add to your Interactive Math Notebooks or your first set to start your Interactive Math Notebooks with your students. Your students will get more out of math when they are actively engaged in making, creating, and doing the math.

Happy Teaching!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Math About Me Activity & BINGO Game

The beginning of the school year is the best time to engage your students in your classroom and get to know them personally. I have created an activity that is on Middle and High School level math ALL ABOUT the students. These are fun facts that they may not have mathematically thought about, but are a great way to get them to learn more about themselves and others mathematically.

This Math About Me activity and BINGO game is NO PREP for you to PRINT & use in your classroom today! Included are two versions of this NO PREP foldable or non-foldable activities for students to complete in your classroom. Get to know your students and keep them engaged in your class on the first day of school!

Included in this PACKET are:

-2 NO PREP Print & GO Math About Me activities

-NO PREP Bingo game for your class to complete to get to know each other

-NO PREP foldable activity or Non-foldable version also included

-Engage and get to know your students with this fun math activity!

Click HERE to view Math About Me Activity & BINGO Game


Happy Teaching!

Monday, July 24, 2017

Back to School NO PREP Math Packet - 6th Grade

A Back To School Math NO PREP packet that will keep your sixth graders engaged on day 1 in your classroom! This packet is just plain fun. Not only is it PACKED with fifth-grade common core math problems, it also gives students fun coloring, puzzles, and problem solving. Also included is a beginning of the year diagnostic test with fifth and sixth grade benchmarks addressed, back to school activities, and a Math portfolio starter pack. Use this packet at the beginning of 6th grade year review activities during August & September!!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL OF THE NO PREP MATH PACKETS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL


THIS BACK TO SCHOOL PACKET FEATURES:
*25 days of Back To School Math Activities. It is just enough for a good review, but not overwhelming for Back To School classwork or homework!
*FUN activities and puzzles centered on reviewing math curriculum.
*Designed for students who have completed 5th grade and are going into 6th grade.
*Packed with 5th grade common ore math problems for review and practice. Tied to Common Core benchmarks required for 6th grade.
*Timeline for completing Back to School Packet (2-3 weeks).
*An ANSWER KEY for each day.
*Back to School NO PREP Math Portfolio Starter Kit Included (A $3.75 Value)
*Common Core Assessment Diagnostic Test - Grade 6 Included (A $5.00 Value)
*Back to School Activities for the whole classroom.
*Math Portfolio contents for saving and sharing student work for the school year. (Parents love these at parent conferences!)
*Lots of coloring fun. I’ve intentionally designed this packet with lots of pictures and borders to color. A MUST: Using a set of crayons or markers.

Table of Contents:
Days 1-4: Writing expressions & analyzing patterns
Days 5-8: Performing operations with decimals
Days 9-11: Adding and subtracting fractions
Days 12-15: Multiplying and dividing fractions
Days 16-17: Understanding place value
Day 18-19: Measurement
Day 20-21: Representing and interpreting data
Day 22-23: Understanding volume
Day 24: Graphing points
Day 25: Classifying 2-D figures

I hope that this packet helps you plan for the beginning of the school year. This packet can be used the first 2-3 weeks of school during Math to actively engage your students in being back to school. The review activities are fun and refreshing for students who may have difficulties or stigmas about Math. Begin the year with students on a fresh start into having fun with Math!

Happy Teaching!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Back to School NO PREP Math Packet - 5th Grade

A Back To School Math NO PREP packet that will keep your fifth graders engaged on day 1 in your classroom! This packet is just plain fun. Not only is it PACKED with fourth-grade common core math problems, it also gives students fun coloring, puzzles, and problem solving. Also included is a beginning of the year diagnostic test with fourth and fifth grade benchmarks addressed, back to school activities, and a Math portfolio starter pack. Use this packet at the beginning of 5th grade year review activities during August & September!!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL OF THE NO PREP MATH PACKETS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL


THIS BACK TO SCHOOL PACKET FEATURES: *25 days of Back To School Math Activities. It is just enough for a good review, but not overwhelming for Back To School classwork or homework!
*FUN activities and puzzles centered on reviewing math curriculum.
*Designed for students who have completed 4th grade and are going into 5th grade.
*Packed with 4th grade common core math problems for review and practice. Tied to Common Core benchmarks required for 5th grade.
*Timeline for completing Back to School Packet (2-3 weeks).
*An ANSWER KEY for each day.
*Back to School NO PREP Math Portfolio Starter Kit Included (A $3.75 Value)
*Common Core Assessment Diagnostic Test - Grade 5 Included (A $5.00 Value)
*Back to School Activities for the whole classroom.
*Math Portfolio contents for saving and sharing student work for the school year. (Parents love these at parent conferences!)
*Lots of coloring fun. I’ve intentionally designed this packet with lots of pictures and borders to color. A MUST: Using a set of crayons or markers.

Table of Contents:
Days 1-4: Use four operations to solve
Days 5-6: Factors & Multiples
Days 7-8: Analyze patterns
Days 9-10: Understanding place value
Day 11-12: Ordering fractions
Day 13-15: Add & subtract fractions
Day 16: Multiply fractions by whole numbers
Day 17-18: Understanding decimal notation
Day 19: Solve measurement problems
Day 20-21: Representing and interpreting data
Day 22: Understanding angle measurement
Day 23-24: Draw& identify lines and angles
Day 25: Classify shapes

I hope that this packet helps you plan for the beginning of the school year. This packet can be used the first 2-3 weeks of school during Math to actively engage your students in being back to school. The review activities are fun and refreshing for students who may have difficulties or stigmas about Math. Begin the year with students on a fresh start into having fun with Math!

Happy Teaching!

Monday, July 17, 2017

Back To School NO PREP Math Packet - 4th Grade

A Back To School Math NO PREP packet that will keep your fourth graders engaged on day 1 in your classroom! This packet is just plain fun. Not only is it PACKED with fourth-grade common core math problems, it also gives students fun coloring, puzzles, and problem solving. Also included is a beginning of the year diagnostic test with third and fourth grade benchmarks addressed, back to school activities, and a Math portfolio starter pack. Use this packet at the beginning of 4th grade year review activities during August & September!!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL OF THE NO PREP MATH PACKETS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL


THIS BACK TO SCHOOL PACKET FEATURES:
*25 days of Back To School Math Activities. It is just enough for a good review, but not overwhelming for Back To School classwork or homework!
*FUN activities and puzzles centered on reviewing math curriculum.
*Designed for students who have completed 3rd grade and are going into 4th grade.
*Packed with 3rd grade common core math problems for review and practice. Tied to Common Core benchmarks required for 4th grade
*Timeline for completing Back to School Packet (2-3 weeks).
*An ANSWER KEY for each day.
*Back to School NO PREP Math Portfolio Starter Kit Included (A $3.75 Value)
*Common Core Assessment Diagnostic Test - Grade 4 Included (A $5.00 Value)
*Back to School Activities for the whole classroom.
*Math Portfolio contents for saving and sharing student work for the school year. (Parents love these at parent conferences!)
*Lots of coloring fun. I’ve intentionally designed this packet with lots of pictures and borders to color. A MUST: Using a set of crayons or markers.

Table of Contents:
Days 1-4: Adding and subtracting whole numbers
Days 5-8: Multiplying and dividing by whole numbers
Days 9-10: Displaying Data in Pictographs
Day 11-14: Ordering fractions
Days 15-18: Performing operations with Time
Day 19-20: Interpreting Line Plots
Day 21-23: Area of unit squares
Day 24: Classifying 2-D figures
Day 25: Parts of shapes

I hope that this packet helps you plan for the beginning of the school year. This packet can be used the first 2-3 weeks of school during Math to actively engage your students in being back to school. The review activities are fun and refreshing for students who may have difficulties or stigmas about Math. Begin the year with students on a fresh start into having fun with Math!


Happy Teaching!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Back To School NO PREP Math Packet {FREEBIE} Updated

This is a sample of my Back To School Math NO PREP packet that will keep your 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders engaged on day 1 in your classroom! This packet is just plain fun. Not only is it PACKED with common core math problems, it also gives students fun coloring, puzzles, and problem solving. Also included is a beginning of the year diagnostic test with 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grade benchmarks addressed, back to school activities, and a Math portfolio starter pack. Use this packet at the beginning of the year review activities during August & September!!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL OF THE NO PREP MATH PACKETS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL



This Sample Version FEATURES:
*2 days of Back To School Math Activities
*FUN activities and puzzles centered on reviewing math curriculum.
*Packed with common core math problems for review and practice. Tied to Common Core benchmarks requirements.
*Lots of coloring fun. I’ve intentionally designed this packet with lots of pictures and borders to color. A MUST: Using a set of crayons or markers.

I hope that these activities are a great starting point in your classroom too. This packet is a great sampling of my Back to School Math activities I have to actively engage my students in my classroom.


Happy Teaching!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Teachers Who Give TPT Gift Card Giveaway {July}

Congratulations to Christina & Ellen who both won $10 TPT Gift Cards!


How would you use a $10 TPT Gift Card?

Want to find out? All you have to do is click "FOLLOW ME" on TPT and next month you'll receive an entry to the Teachers Who Give Gift Card Giveaway! It's that simple.

Good Luck!

Friday, July 7, 2017

Interactive Math Vocabulary Word Wall {Grades 6 to 8}

This is a NO PREP Math Interactive Word Wall for you to use to engage and teach your students all year long! This is for middle school math grades 6, 7, and 8. Students become the authors of the Interactive Math Word Wall and own their learning process. You will love how engaged students are and take ownership of creating their own classroom Math Word Wall.


Included are:
-Instructions for how to set up an Interactive Word Wall in your classroom
-NO PREP printable Words for your Word Wall
-2 different fonts used for each grade level
-3 levels of vocabulary for grade 6, 7, and 8
-Instructions on how to print on Post-its for your Math Word Wall
-3 versions of post-its to use for printing
-Suggestions on how to lead Math Talks to use your Interactive Word Wall in your classroom

This Interactive Math Word Wall is one of the easiest word wall to actively engage students in. They will actually use the word wall because they created it! Students enjoy making the word walls and will even ask to refer to it when writing or discussing mathematical concepts. This is the perfect way to incorporate writing and math at the student's level. These Interactive Word Walls have been a success in my classroom and I hope you will find them to be an effective teaching tool in yours too!

Happy Teaching!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Interactive Math Vocabulary Word Wall {Grades 3 to 5}

This is a NO PREP Math Interactive Word Wall for you to use to engage and teach your students all year long! This is for elementary math grades 3, 4, and 5. Students become the authors of the Interactive Math Word Wall and own their learning process. You will love how engaged students are and take ownership of creating their own classroom Math Word Wall.


Included are:
-Instructions for how to set up an Interactive Word Wall in your classroom
-NO PREP printable Words for your Word Wall
-2 different fonts used for each grade level
-3 levels of vocabulary for grade 3, 4, and 5
-Instructions on how to print on Post-its for your Math Word Wall
-3 versions of post-its to use for printing
-Suggestions on how to lead Math Talks to use your Interactive Word Wall in your classroom


This Interactive Math Word Wall is one of the easiest word wall to actively engage students in. They will actually use the word wall because they created it! Students enjoy making the word walls and will even ask to refer to it when writing or discussing mathematical concepts. This is the perfect way to incorporate writing and math at the student's level. These Interactive Word Walls have been a success in my classroom and I hope you will find them to be an effective teaching tool in yours too!

Happy Teaching!