Archive for the ‘Math’ Category

Recommended Math Books for Elementary Financial Literacy

List of Recommended book for K-3 – Financial Literacy Bunny Money – By: Rosemary Wells If you made a Million – By: David Schwartz Lemon and Lemonade – By: Nancy Loewen Once Upon a Dime – By: Nancy Kelly Allen and Adam Doyle Arthur’s Pet Business – By: Marc Brown Pizza at Sally’s – By:…

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Learning Goals and Success Criteria Poster

Using Formative assessment in your classroom is necessary to be able to learn and grow with your students. Formative assessment can be used in a wide variety of ways. Educators use to formative assessment to evaluate student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress. This can be done during a lesson or an entire unit. Using this poster will help you…

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Fraction Peacocks! 

Check out this super cute way to have your students show off the things they learned about fractions! Everything from equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, placing fractions on number lines, and showing sets and a whole fraction!  They also do a great job jazzing up your hallway display. My students decided to make turkeys too! Some…

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Math Fact Fluency Activities

My students are just starting the journey with multiplication fact fluency. I believe that they need to have a strong base with addition before they can move onto successfully being able to multiply. I wanted a way to showcase their accomplishment when passing levels of math fact fluency. I use a lot of different reasons…

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Area Battleship

Teaching area to my students this week and they needed a little speaking and listening activity to go with it. Any chance I have to get my students up and moving or working in a group… I’m there! I also really wanted my students to focus on using the correct math vocabulary. “Area, square units,…

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Budgeting Excel Spreadsheet

Use this excel spreadsheet and the linked directions and lesson plan to teach your students how to budget their money in the classroom. Budgeting Lesson Plan Budgeting Excel Spreadsheet directions    

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Recommended Language Arts Books for Elementary Financial Literacy

List of Recommended book for K-3 – Financial Literacy Making Money – By: Abby Jackson On Market Street – By: Anita Lobel The Supermarket – By: Gail Saunder-Smith What Can I Buy? – By: Susan Vaughan Managing Your Money – Be a Wise Consumer – By: Barbara Simons Managing Your Money – Planning Your Budget…

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Goods & Services

Goods & Services Lesson Plan By: Casey Keenan www.FairWindsTeaching.com Subject: Social Studies- Economics/Financial Literacy Grade: K-3rd Grade Objectives: SS.300.40.02 Economic Systems and the Role of Government in the Economy a.1 Identify markets that are not face-to-face meetings, such as Internet shopping, phone ordering, or catalog shopping. a.2 Describe how countries around the world trade in…

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Barter & Trade

Barter & Trade Lesson Plan By: Casey Keenan Subject: Social Studies- Economics/Financial Literacy Grade: K-3rd Grade Objectives: SS.300.40.02 Economic Systems and the Role of Government in the Economy a.1 Identify markets that are not face-to-face meetings, such as Internet shopping, phone ordering, or catalog shopping. a.2 Describe how countries around the world trade in the…

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Turkey Math- Area, Perimeter, and Array

It’s Turkey time!! Have your students come up with different ways to show area and perimeter! I have them use turkey feathers to show multiplication, perimeter, and array. Its fun and easy! Enjoy your Thanksgiving! We also cut out little turkey feet to hang in the hall to have the parents to follow to find…

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Prodigy Math Game

Prodigy Math blends math and learning with an irresistibly engaging video game. Students will answer personalized math questions as they explore a magical world and unlock cool outfits, learn great spells, and collect amazing pets! Sign up for your FREE account here, they will give you a code to have your students join and begin…

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Symbaloo – Setting Up and Adding a Tile

Check out my video on how to sign up and create a Symbaloo page for your students. Symabloo is used to bookmark websites, videos and documents for your students to easily access and safely use. The video is only about 4 minutes and 30 seconds, check it out now or view it when you are…

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3-D Printing in the Classroom

I had the amazing opportunity to visit a local Catholic school St. John Regional Catholic School (SJRCS) in Frederick, MD. A wonderful teacher, Lisa Cutchin showed us how to work her 3-D printer. She went through a program called, the Digital Harbor Foundation to obtain training and her 3-D printer. The Digital Harbor Foundation is dedicated to fostering…

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