Saturday, April 20, 2019

End of School Year Tips

Are your students counting down to Summer break?

Do you want to use some End of School Year Tips to keep your students engaged?

4 End of School Year Tips 

Tip #1: Play a game!

Set students up in partners or groups of 4 for a game day. Let the students play 2 or 3 different games during math class. Rotate the games like math workshops. Students will enjoy the movement from different game math stations and have fun playing different games. Click HERE to download End of Year Math Games.

Tip #2: Create a game!

Get your students involved in creating and playing a game. Everyone loves to play games. Have your students create math games in your classroom! The End of Year Math Game Board Project gives students the tools to create their own game. Students create board games in class and play them with each other. They learn through the process how to create, make, and play a math game. Click HERE to download. 

Tip #3: Use Problem Solving Skills!

Have your students use their problem solving skills at the End of School Year. Challenge them to complete and solve difficult problems. Watch them preserve and learn how to solve different problems. Give them a Geometry problem to solve with Pattern Blocks. Click HERE to download.  

Tip #4: Do a puzzle!

Students love activities, games, and puzzles. A math puzzle that includes practice and problem solving can be educational and fun! Try one today! Sign up for a FREE decimals math puzzle to be sent to your inbox.

These 4 End of School Year Tips are encouraging for your May and June planning. Remember to keep your students engaged and having fun learning! Students will remember this time of the school year and how many great memories were made in math class.

Happy End of School Year!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The BEST End of Year Math Review Game

How do you do End of Year Math review? 

What activity do you use for End of Year Math review? 

What do your students want for End of Year Math review? 

Best End of Year Math Review Game 

Have some fun and end the year with a fun math review! Did you know that reviewing for a math test with a game has 23 percentile gain (Marzano 2001). Yes! Have fun with a review and play a game or two. Students will learn, be more prepared for the math test, and have fun in your classroom. Get started today!

Included in each Grade Level Bingo Game are:

  • 48 Colored calling cards

  • 48 Black & White calling cards

  • 1 Blank Bingo Card for Students to Create & Fill out with the Answers Provided (with workspace provided)

  • 10 Bingo Cards already filled in for students

  • Teacher facilitated activity for 60-90 minutes of classroom time

  • NO PREP Print & GO!

  • ALL ANSWER KEYS included

Topics Covered Grade 6:
  • Number Patterns
  • Statistics & Graphs
  • Operations with Decimals
  • Operations with Fractions
  • Ratios & Rates
  • Percents
  • Proportions
  • Measurement
  • Perimeter, Area, & Volume
  • Algebra & Equations
 Topics Covered Grade 7:

  • Functions
  • Integers
  • 1 & 2 Step Equations
  • Fractions
  • Ratios & Rates
  • Percents
  • Proportions
  • Measurement
  • Perimeter, Area, & Volume
  • Probability
Topics Covered Grade 8:
  • Functions
  • Equations
  • Slope
  • Fractions
  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Rate of Change
  • Scientific Notation
  • Graphing
  • Distance on a Coordinate Plane
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Volume
  • Systems of Equations
  • Two Way Tables

When students are engaged in the learning process, they are the ones learning. Go with a student centered approach to math review. Keep the math review simple and to the point, so that your students will shine.

Happy Reviewing!

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

April Teachers Pay Teacher Gift Card Giveaway

Congratulations to Jennifer and Pam! 

They each won a $25.00 TpT Gift Card for being VIP teachers.

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All the Best, 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Earth Day Math Activities

Are you preparing for April 22?

Do you teach Earth Day Math?

Do you want to engage your students in Earth Day math activities?

Did you know that over 1 billion people celebrate Earth Day? You can too! The Earth Day Math Activities packet that will keep your third, fourth, and fifth graders engaged! Not only is it PACKED with grade level math problems, it also gives students fun coloring, puzzles, and problem solving. Use this packet for bell work, classwork, extra credit, fast finishers, or homework.

Earth Day Math Activities Packet Features: 

*7 different Engaging Math Activities
*FUN activities and puzzles centered on reviewing math curriculum.
*Packed with 3rd, 4th, 5th grade common core math problems for review and practice. 
*Topics covered: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Operations with Money, Number Sense

Create Earth Math Activity Project

Activities Included:
-Earth Day Math (2 Versions with answer key)
-Recycling Math {with answer key}
-Recycling Rates {with answer key}
-Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! {with answer key}
-Numbers Puzzle {with answer key}

-Earth's Land Area {with answer key}
-Create Earth {project}

I hope your students enjoy these math activities on Earth Day. Learning how to reduce, reuse, and recycle are key to keeping our planet ours for a long time. Taking care of your belongings is a great life lesson. Apply the mathematics of Earth Day and how it this helps your community to reduce, reuse, and recycle. 

Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day Math Activities for Middle School

Do you want to celebrate Earth Day this year?

Do you want to do fun and engaging Earth Day Math activities?

Here are eight NO PREP Middle School Math Activities for your students to complete and celebrate Earth Day this year!

Earth Day Math Activities

How to use this packet? Bellwork, classwork, extra credit, fast finishers, or homework.

Is there an answer key? YES! Every math activity comes with an answer key! :) 

*8 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.
*Topics covered: Operations with 1-Step & 2-Step Equations, Operations with Money, Operations with Percents and Decimals, Solving 1-Step & 2-Step Equations, and Operations with Integers

Activities Included:
-Earth Day Math {with answer key}
-Recycling Equations {with answer key}
-Recycling Rates {with answer key}
-Planting Trees {with answer key}
-Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! {with answer key}
-Integers Number Puzzle {with answer key}
-Earth's Land Area {with answer key}
-Create Earth {project}

Earth Day math activities are rigorous, engaging, and a great math review for your students to celebrate Earth Day! Remember Math ALL over the planet!!

Happy Earth Day!