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Close Reading Lesson: Faithful Elephants by Yukio Tsuchiya

Close reading is when a reader analyzes the details of a text to make interpretations and develop a deep understanding of the passage. Often the reader uses a short text and rereads the passage several times focusing on a different literary element with each read... Continue Reading

April 23, 2018

How to Create Mathematical Discourse That Improves Reasoning, Grades 1–8

“How am I going to get my students reasoning about math in my class?” If you are just getting started in this area or even if you have been at it for a few years, you will find here some great ideas for using classroom discourse to get mathematical reasoning flowing in your class.

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April 17, 2018

FUN Math and Poetry Activities Students Will Love, Grades 1–8

Are you looking for fun math and poetry activities you can use in the K–8 classroom? You can have students create poetry in the classroom by using mathematical ideas that are related to the K–8 curriculum, such as square numbers, proportions, and common number sequences. 

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April 11, 2018

3 Coordinate Plane Activities and Coordinate Plane Word Problems, Grades 5–6

Coordinate plane activities are fun for students. I find that they enjoy the visual aspect of identifying coordinates and creating shapes using those coordinates. In this post I will be sharing three coordinate plane activities that focus on coordinate plane word problems from the Progress in Mathematics series for Grades 5 and 6.

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April 3, 2018

Earth Day Math Activities for Middle School Students

Earth Day is a great way to interest students in how math can be used to understand the world around us. Today’s topic is how you can use ratios, unit rates, and data distributions for students to compare different countries’ carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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March 27, 2018

Math Test-Taking Strategies for Elementary Students

In this article, you’ll discover math test-taking strategies and resources for elementary students. Testing is a high-stakes event for students and for teachers and so we want our students to do their best. At the same time, our students want to show us their best.

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March 5, 2018

[FREE] March Madness Math Worksheets, Grades 1–6

Let students get in on the bracket battle fun with this March Madness math game! Students will use knowledge of place value to compare numbers, and with a bit of luck hopefully advance to the final round of the Math Madness Bracket Battle.

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