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Category: Math

HOW TO TEACH ROUNDING

Have you ever looked online for ideas for teaching rounding?  I was recently creating a Pinboard specific to rounding to help teachers with the concept. A quick google search delivered an abundance of images of anchor charts with “tricks” for rounding. You’ll find lots of catchy phrases like, “5-9 climb

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2D Geometry Games {Common Core Math Activities}

2D Geometry Games My school is very focused on improving our students’ math vocabulary. When I created my2D Geometry UnitI strived to create activities that would provide ample opportunities for the students topractice and use the related vocabulary wordsthroughout our daily Math Workshop.  During my small group instruction time I

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Polygons With Personality {A Common Core Math Project}

This ended up being one of those lessons that I’ll be giddy about doing every year.  It was the perfect blend of academics and craftiness. It rolled math vocabulary and concepts, character traits, writing skills and cutting and pasting all into one. We’ve been working with polygons during Math Workshop

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Kicking Off Multiplication

One of my favorite parts of being a third grade teacher is teaching multiplication. Mainly because their excitement level is through the roof. This week as part of my MATH Workshop (see here to read more about how I teach math), the students worked on THINGS THAT COME IN GROUPS.

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