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  • Tips for Teaching Elementary Math - Fractions, Times Tables and Decimals
    a doughnut shape shown here http en wikipedia org wiki File Torus png The author of harmonic resolution The Read More Aug 28 2014 0 comments View Post Perimeter The perimeter of a shape is the distance around the sides of the shape Calculating and distinguishing characteristics of shapes is an important concept in Geometry Elementary school students should be familiar with both 2 D square triangle rectangle circle and 3 D shapes cube sphere cylinder pyramid cone Kindergarteners and first graders should be able to Read More Feb 07 2014 0 comments View Post Probability What are the chances that you can flip heads or tails Probability can be a fun guessing game and is an interactive Math concept that can be simple to introduce to elementary school students Probability can tell you how likely or unlikely an outcome is which can give you mathematical information to help you make Read More Feb 07 2014 0 comments View Post Writing Mathematical Ratios Comparing numbers and quantities can be an advanced component of teaching Math but can also be easily introduced to younger students in first or second grade In Math it is important to provide all students with mathematical vocabulary like ratio or proportion Dice downloaded Feb 7 2014 http en wikipedia org wiki File 6sided dice jpg A ratio is nothing more than a Read More Feb 07 2014 0 comments View Post Order of Operations Math is like a special type of language that has rules that must be followed Understanding that the order of numbers and how they are combined is an important concept that elementary school students must master Just as in everyday activities like getting dressed cooking reading the order of the steps matter We would not Read More Jan 28 2014 0 comments

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  • Fraction Games- Activities
    6 Here is a fun way to practice adding and subtracting fractions and adding to make a whole number Learn more Whole Number Fractions Card Game Suitable for Grade 4 6 4 Learning Games are included Go Figure like Go Fish Pie like Concentration Matrix Calculator old fashioned A Q Game Games Go Figure And Pie are simple comprehension games Calculator and Matrix are more challenging Learn More Fractions Quiz Master Quiz master old fashioned A Q style game for students Students choose a Category Simply Add Everything or Subtract Next they choose the difficulty of the questions points 1 6 Next the Quiz Master gives an answer and they must supply the question Learn more Pie and Pizza Activities and Games Cut out reproducible pie and pizza images plus complete instructions Includes instructions for Equivalent fractions Trading Game More Equivalent Fractions Bingo Get students practicing find equivalent fractions and having fun Includes complete instructions and 20 printable Fractions Bingo cards Fractions Bingo Adding and Subtracting Fractions Bingo Adding and Subtracting BINGO gets kids working with Fractions and having fun Adding Subtracting Fractions Bingo Fractions Board Game Grades 4 5 Board game for adding and subtracting fractions and simplifying to

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  • Decimals
    a great way for kids to get excited and interested in learning Decimals WARNING Once kids start playing they can t get enough BINGO Decimals Bingo Decimals Bingo is always a hit with students This is a great way for students to reinforce and practice adding and subtracting decimals and Read More Board Game for Decimals Board Game for Decimals Suitable for Grade 4 Board Games are a great way

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  • Times Table Bingo
    Each game contains 20 unique BINGO cards total of 60 cards for all three games COMPLETE instructions for the teacher everything from printing out the cards accommodating different class sizes to how to keep track of everything that is happening Interesting feature of BINGO culture and lore such as Number Nicknames Number 8 Garden Gate Number 4 Knock on the door etc Winning Patterns of play Most people think the winner is the first person to achieve 5 in a straight line diagonally vertically or horizontally There is a LOT more Included are 30 different winning patterns with full instructions Samples Bingo Card Sample Winning Patterns Sample Caller Sheet Sample Includes Save time Ready to use in the classroom today Complete Package All Handouts Use over and over Adobe PDF format Complete Instructions Involves and engages students in the content Promotes a relaxed and fun learning environment 3 Complete Bingo Games covering the times tables from 2 9 with 20 unique Bingo cards for each game and loads of extras Only 9 99 This Product is a Download How to Access your Download after purchase After payment click on If you enjoyed this article subscribe to receive more great content

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  • Math Review Games
    supply the question WARNING Once kids start playing they can t get enough Sample Quiz Master Board from Teacher Instructions Sample Quiz Master Cards Includes Complete instructions for the teacher Everything is explained and ready to use 30 different printable cards Just print them off and you are ready to go Save time Ready to use in the classroom Complete Package All Handouts Use over and over Adobe PDF format

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  • Basic Algebra Practice Test Questions
    In 5 years he will be five times older than his daughter How old is Kate 2 3 5 6 6 If Lynn can type a page in p minutes what portion of the page can she do in 5 minutes 5 p p 5 p 5 p 5 7 If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours and John can paint the same house in 6 hours how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together 2 hours and 24 minutes 3 hours and 12 minutes 3 hours and 44 minutes 4 hours and 10 minutes 8 Employees of a discount appliance store receive an additional 20 off of the lowest price on any item If an employee purchases a dishwasher during a 15 off sale how much will he pay if the dishwasher originally cost 450 280 90 287 292 50 306 Answer Key 1 D x2 4x 5 x2 4x 5 0 x2 5x x 5 0 factorize x x 5 1 x 5 o x 5 x 1 0 x 5 0 or x 1 0 x 0 5 or x 0 1 x 5 or x 1 either b or c 2 C Open parenthesis 2a 2b 4ab divide both sides by 2 a b 2ab or a b ab ab therefore a ab and b ab therefore a b 3 B Let the XY represent the initial number X Y 12 YX XY 36 Only b 48 satisfies both equations above from the given options 4 A 5 B Let the father s age Y and Kate s age X therefore Y 32 X in 5yrs y 5x substituting for Y will be 5x 32 X 5x x 32 4X 32 X 32 8 x 8 Kate will

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  • Teaching Graphs in Elementary Math
    for making graphs in general and using fun hearts specifically Materials Bag of Multi colored Candy Hearts about 5 6 cups 1 cup worth for each 5 students Large Clear Glass or Plastic Vase Jar Plastic Styrofoam Reusable Cups 1 for every 5 students Pencils and Pencil Crayons matching colors to the Valentine Candy Hearts Graph Paper 2 pieces for each group of 5 students Prediction Graph End Result Graph Heart Shaped Name Tags Paper for recording data 1 piece for each group Glue Stick Tape 1 Divide Learners into groups 4 5 in each group 2 Each group guesses predicts what color of Valentine hearts will be the highest number in the Vase of Hearts 3 Learners of the whole class tape their Heart Name Tag on the Guess Prediction 4 Graph via their corresponding Valentine Color 5 Each Group of Learners organize by color a cup full of the candy hearts 6 On paper each Group of Learners records data by counting the hearts by color and writing down the corresponding number of each color that was in their cup 7 One color at a time with colored pencils one Learner from each group puts results of color numbers on the graph 8 Learners records all results on Results graph one at a time until all have had a chance to graph Possible Questions to Ask and Share answers What color did you like the most When all results are added together how many of each color are counted Who was closest to the true answer for numbers of each color Comparing Guess Prediction Graph to End Result Graph Which colors were the highest to the lowest in descending order Winners Prize Eat your favorite color Hearts Remember to Share if you and some others have the same

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  • Decimal Activities
    the other kids read the decimal correctly For instance if the persons holding the 9 the decimal and the 5 stand before the class the kids should read it respectively as Nine and five tenths 2 Using money is one of the most intuitive ways to teach about decimals Divide your kids into three groups Give one group play money and coins give another group a play cut out pie and give a third group some dominos The idea here is to go from the known to the unknown Most kids know what a dollar looks like what a half dollar is and what a quarter dollar is Explain that a quarter is another way of saying one fourth or one out of four Begin by showing visually that two half dollars make one whole dollar four quarter dollars or four fourth dollars make one whole dollar etc Now translate to non monetary items If there are two half dollars in a whole then how many half pies are in a whole Use dominoes to illustrate similar points After students understand the easy ones move one to dimes explaining that they are hundredths 3 Decimal Bingo This only works for kids who have just learned fractions Cover your Bingo boards with decimals When you call out the spaces call them out as fractions They must locate the decimal equivalent to cover that spot on their board 4 For an idea for using money to teach decimals make up a realistic restaurant menu Tell the students to order what they want but they have to add up how much money they ll need This fun exercise involves the kids in adding decimals You ll find that these four ideas will have your elementary kids looking forward to their decimal lessons Here

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