Archive for the ‘Addition’ Category

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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Number Talks Video Series – Multiplication

Check out the new videos I just uploaded! I created them to help teachers understand the strategies in the Number Talks program for Multiplication. The videos explains and gives an example of strategies like Doubling and Halving. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9fXY-FywPisBwtjZl3SdNg/feed

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Math Magician website and chart!

Have you ever used the FREE website Math Magician?? In third grade, the students have to master multiplication and division by the end of the school year. This website helps them practice their facts quickly by timing them. They must answer 20 question correctly in under a minute.   I then created a chart for…

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Number Talks Posters

Make sure that every once in a while you write your number talks strategy on a piece of chart paper. Then you will be able to show the strategy you are working on with your students. It’s a good visual. For more information on what Number Talks are… visit my post here.

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Indian Corn Math

Buy a couple small bags of Indian Corn or candy corn. Pass out a small handful (about 12-16 pieces) to each child on the paper provided! Have them draw an equal set of corn on the paper and fill in the numeral in the box. To challenge them, see if they can sound out the…

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