I teach a 4/5th grade combo class. My 5th graders are moving on to middle school, so we do a couple of traditions to mark the transition. We don't do to much, as our middle school is right across the … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Fractions Day 4 (Fun FREEBIE for you)

Using our fraction kits, we played a game (from Marilyn Burns) called Cover-up. To play, everyone needs their fraction kit and you need a dice with these written on each side (1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/8, … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Fractions Day 1

Introducing Fractions I love fractions, though they can be conceptually difficult for elementary kids to understand. They are often just starting to grasp whole numbers and place value and now we are … [Read more...]

## Five Instant Valentine’s Day Math Centers

Valentine's Day week is great for including some fun math centers. Here are some of my favorites and they are all low-prep, except to buy some conversation heart boxes of bags. 1. Coordinate … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 9

Place Value Patterns Okay I really think we might be getting close. We are two weeks into this and we are learning and exploring and taking the time to really understand the importance of Place … [Read more...]