Fraction Rules Poster or Handout
For those students that want the "rules" or "steps" set out for any process, this handout is right up their alley. It breaks down adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions to their basic steps.Multiple printing formats included - one per page, 2 per page and one that is a little small...
Strategies to Teach Elapsed Time
Let me help you to teach elapsed time with these four different strategies. Check out these tips and ideas to include in a lesson while grabbing a FREEBIE!
I've been creating anchor charts to go with each unit. The charts hang around the room, hopefully reminding students of specific skills, steps, or formats. Two of the most recent charts are pictured here. Other charts are in this prezi.
Hands-on Activities for Decimal Tenths and Hundredths
Decimals challenge learners to understand a new form of notation to represent specific fractions. Both the decimal notation and the fraction concepts need to be well-developed for students to master the topic. I like to use hands-on activities to allow students the opportunity to develop decimal concepts in their mind. I always begin with a decimal grid model for tenths and relate it to the hands-on fraction tiles we have used previously. We take some time to practice decimal word names…
Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions…DUH, DUH, DUH!!!
While studying fractions, we also learned how to recognize/make mixed numbers (a whole number with a fraction) and improper fractions (the numerator is greater than the denominator). The students k…