Multiplying by 9: A Tip You Won't Forget by The Teacher Treasury is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Believe it or not, one of my 8th graders showed me this trick and it blew my mind!
Some of you may be thinking, this isn't a useful resource because it doesn't help the student understand the concept of multiplying by 9 and that's understandable. However, I've taught 4th and 5th grade special education and little tricks like these are a lifesaver and confidence booster when students encounter multiplication problems. I really hope you find this helpful too.
Reading Pictographs: Tony's Pencil Stand by The Teacher Treasury is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Optional Materials: 1 sheet of graph paper (per student). This is if you want them to graph the information from the pictograph.
2 pages, 14 questions
Directions: Tony sold pencils to his friends. The pictograph below shows how much money he earned.
Lesson: Students are asked to read a pictograph where dollar signs ($) = $2
Students must understand the concepts of:
true or false statements
hope this helps =)
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This practice sheet reviews:
Greatest Common Factors
Least Common Multiples
Least Common Denominator
Improper and Equivalent Fractions
I gave this sheet to my students for homework at least twice a week. Every night my class was required to read for at least 30 minutes. I would often give them this 3 question worksheet to quickly assess their knowledge of their book. Keep in mind, several of my students were well below reading level and still reading picture books. This sheet works well with shorter books students can read in one sitting or I'm sure you can use introduce it once readers have completed a chapter book.
4 pages, 15 questions
Students are asked to solve word problems involving basic
addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills.
Read each of the following math problems carefully.
Re-read the problem to make sure you understand.
Show your work and circle your final answer.
For this quick assessment, I included the definitions of maximum, minimum and median at the top to remind students of the difference. When teaching special education, I often provided students with just a little more information than usual to help them feel more confident about completing activities.
Now that you have read the story “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”, think about the author’s purpose of this non-fiction tale. Why do you think the author wrote this particular fable? What moral do you think the author wants readers to learn from this story? Why do you think nobody believed the boy at the end of the story? Use supporting details from the story to support your answer.
In your answer, be sure to:
Check your writing for correct spelling, grammar, capitalization, and punctuation.
The Three Little Pigs is about a wolf who wants nothing more than to eat three little pigs. Now, think about the wolf in the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. After thinking about the two characters, tell how the two wolves are alike. Afterwards, tell how they are different. Use supporting details from both stories to support your answer.
In your answer, be sure to
Graphic Organizer: Urban, Rural and Suburban Communities by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Social Studies / Community Studies Lesson that asks students to draw a picture of each community and describe what specific things you can find in each community.
Responses should be somewhere along the lines of:
Urban Communities have: big city buildings, lots of trains, buses, cars, people, etc.
Rural Communities have: farms, animals, few people, lots of land, tractors, etc.
Suburban Communities have: lots of houses, few big buildings, less people than urban communities, etc.
Hope this helps =)
This is a basic set of 8 story problem task cards aimed at fourth grade and practices key essential math skills. It addresses CCSS.Math.Content.4.0A.A.3. The cards can also be used with well-functioning third grade students or for review with fifth grade students.
Each card is numbered and has a story section and a problem section. The problems provide a mixture of single- and multi-step situations for students to solve.
Cards can be used in a variety of settings including whole class instruction, small groups, centers, or with individual students.
Cards can be printed in color or in grayscale. A student tracking chart and answer keys are included.
Don't wait any longer...head over to Learning's a Hoot to download this free printable!
From the Pond brings us a fun and reusable "getting to know you" printable to keep the kids momentarily entertained.
Reading and Writing Numbers in Expanded Form, Standard Form and Written Form - (Including a Personal Word Wall)
19 pages total, including a personal word wall for writing out numbers
This lesson also includes a 6 page, 20 question Word Problems activity/assessment filled with a variety of questions involving standard form, expanded form, written form and place value.
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It's been brought to my attention that there were mistakes featured in this product.
The first mistake can be found on the matching exercise on page 18 of the Reading and Writing Numbers in Expanded Form, Standard Form and Written Form freebie. Letter D in the document provided the option of 14,000 + 700 + 10 +2, but it should have read: 10,000 + 4000 etc...
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Just in case you only want the Personal Word Wall
Reading and Writing Numbers in Expanded Form, Standard Form and Written Form by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Rounding Numbers and Estimating Sums by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
This lesson requires students to round 2 - 5 digit numbers to the nearest Tens, Hundreds and Thousands Place.
Students are also asked to estimate the sum or 3 - 4 digit numbers.
The lesson also includes the following word problems which ask students to round their answers to the nearest Tens Place:
1. The students in Mr. Marshall’s class all have different reading books in their desks. Ahmad has 12, Jackie has 7, Michael has 5, Kendra has 11 and Patricia has 6. Estimate the number of books they have in total.
2. Sarah's father has a huge movie collection. She counted 5,458 movies. About how many movies would you say her father has if you round to the nearest tens place?
3. Mrs. King has 44 students in her class. She has more than any other teacher in the school. Ms. Black comes close with 39 students, but Mr. Anthony only has 27. Estimate the number of students in those three classes. Round your answer to the nearest tens place.
4. There are 365 days in a year. Estimate the number of days in the year to the nearest tens place.
This can either be used as a homework assignment, in-class practice, quiz or test.
Hope this helps =)
Rounding Numbers to the Tens and Hundreds Places by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Fun Fractions with M&Ms by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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1 snack pack of M&M candies (per student)
My students ALWAYS love this lesson!
I've successfully completed this activity with 2nd, 4th and 5th grade classes.
This activity can be done in 8+ Steps.
The provided steps include:
Step 1: Before you open your bag of M&M candies, guess the total number of M&Ms in the package.
Step 2: Open your package and count the total number of M&Ms.
Step 3: What fraction represents the number of each color candy in your pack?
Step 4: Answer the following questions:
1. Which color M&M represents the largest fraction?
2. Which color M&M represents the smallest fraction?
Step 5: Eat one of each color M&M.
Step 6: What fraction represents the number of each color candy in your pack?
Step 7: Answer the following questions:
3. If you give 2 red M&Ms to your teacher, what fraction of your remaining M&Ms will be RED?
4. Write the fraction that represents the number of M&Ms that are
5. Which color M&M represents the largest fraction?
6. Which color M&M represents the smallest fraction?
Step 8: Eat all of your M&Ms.
For 2nd graders and SPED classes, the directions were always read aloud and we completed the entire activity together step by step.
With smaller 4th and 5th grade classes, I allowed students to complete the entire worksheet on their own as I would go around the room checking on their progress and understanding.
With larger classes, I would recommend having students pair up in groups of 2 to complete the assignment together. Each student should still receive their own pack of M&Ms and their own worksheet, but the following additional steps should be taken to ensure that all students understand the concept of fractions, numerators, denominators, etc.
--> Before students begin, instruct them to STOP and put their pencils down after STEP 3. Once all (or the majority) of the students have completed STEP 3, call on various students and ask them the following questions:
1. What fraction of your M&Ms are (color)? How do you know?
2. Does that color represent the numerator or the denominator?
3. What is a numerator?
4. What does the denominator represent?
5. Which color M&M represents the largest fraction? How do you know?
6. Which color M&M represents the smallest fraction? How do you know? (You could also ask another student: "Is he/she correct?"
Before allowing students to complete STEP 4, instruct them to answer the 2 question in STEP 4 and when finished do the following:
1. Put your pencil down, stand up and push in your chair
2. When both you and your partner have completed STEP 4 and are both standing with your chair pushed in, switch seats.
3. Sit down and DO NOT TOUCH your partner's M&Ms.
4. Review their answers in STEP 3 AND STEP 4 by looking at their group of M&Ms
5. Circle any incorrect answers.
6. When both you and your partner are finished reviewing STEP 3 & 4, discuss your incorrect answers. If you disagree on a fraction, raise your hand and ask the teacher to review the work.
7. When you have finished reviewing the answers, put your pencils down, stand up and return to your seat to complete STEPS 5-7.
After students have completed STEP 7, they should repeat the review process after STEP 4.
Finally, they can all eat their M&Ms.
Hope this helps =)
Here are some terrific free activities and resources for winter, New Years, the Lunar New Year, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, and general use for the month of January. Teachers will be adding new resources to this page throughout the week, so be sure to check back to see what’s new. Don’t miss the last section which has freebies that are applicable for ALL grades! To add your favorite resources, just follow these three guidelines: 1) Your item must be something you will ALWAYS give away for free; 2) Your item MAY be related to the month but it doesn’t have to be; and 3) Submit no more than 3 items.
Scattergories: Creative Word Work Game for Kids by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Word Work Game, 50+ pages, 3 Skill Levels and ink friendly options.
Important Men in History
Important Women in History
Answer Sheet Examples
Scattergories (Level – More Challenging)
Scattergories (Level – Challenging)
Scattergories (Level – Less Challenging)
Ink Friendly Scattergories (Level – More Challenging)
Ink Friendly Scattergories (Level – Challenging)
Ink Friendly Scattergories (Level – Less Challenging)
Blank Scattergories Categories
Ink Friendly Blank Scattergories Categories
This games is based on Scattergories by Hasbro.
All of my students loved this game! I used it as our routine activity between lessons for grades 2-5. Once students get the hang of it, one round game can take less than 5 minutes.
Once a student yells "SCATTERGORIES", I would make everyone put their pencil down and that person would have to stand up and reveal their answers in each category to confirm their win.
I would often reward winners with stickers, treats and small prizes.
You can also use this game to spark dialogue within the classroom. Ask other students to confirm the people, places, songs, movies, books, authors, etc. mentioned by their classmates. If few students know very much about the given responses, it's a great opportunity for the student who selected that answer to teach his/her classmates about that particular person, place, object etc.
The Sneetches and Segregation: Short & Extended Response Activities - A Dr. Seuss inspired lesson for Black History Month
The Sneetches and Segregation: Short & Extended Response Activities - A Dr. Seuss inspired lesson for Black History Month by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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Short Response Q & A
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A Letter to the Sneetches
The Sneetches & Segregation: A Dr. Seuss Inspired Lesson for Black History Month by The Teacher Treasury, LLC. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Each pair of cherries has 2 cherries. Skip count by 2s to find the sum.
Students are asked to skip count by 2s up to groups of 10.
For more advanced students, I recommend having them write
a repeated addition and/or multiplication sentence
to represent each question.
If you find this helpful, I would also recommend
the following FREE worksheets
For even more practice:
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