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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Graphing Review for Easter

I ran over to Target today and found the cutest little JET-PUFFED Bunny Mallows. I had to buy them and create something for my kiddos. I've added this to my Teachers Pay Teachers account.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Friday, March 25, 2011

Tangram fun

The kids and I had a great time exploring with our tangrams today. This week we read a few fun stories regarding tangrams. Grandfather Tang and 3 Pigs, 1 Wolf and 7 Magic Shapes were 2 of our favorites. The kids were very anxious to add this page to their portfolio.

I noticed there was a typo in the first version from my Math Survivor class... oops!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Fact Families

fact family game board

Additional Activities

Last Thursday, Math Survivor shared homework assignments and a couple of things came in that we wanted to tweak... so I've tweaked over the weekend. Thanks for sharing ladies!

Friday, March 18, 2011

Algebra Math Survivor Class

Last night we shared Algebra ideas:

Even and Odd

Bursting Bubbles - Easier Version

Flashcards (to play around the world with)

Commutative Property

Cards on Kids (to hang around student's necks in demo)

Skip Counting

Cards (for individual/partner work)


Sunny Shapes

Pattern Block Cards

Missing Addends

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Spelling Words

I was asked how I displayed my spelling words for my students each week.

I have chosen to create a card for each word with a magnet on the back.

These hang on my whiteboard up front. During the week we do various activities such as ABC order. With the words individual and with a magnet we are able to this easily.

I've attached the lists for each unit below if you'd like to try.

Unit 1 - Silly Stories
Unit 2 - Nature Walk

Unit 3 - Around Town

Unit 4 - Amazing Animals

Unit 5 - Family Time

Unit 6 - Talent Show

Thursday, March 3, 2011

St. Patrick's Day Fun

This little math game is a thinker! It looks simple, easy and quite quick, however, the kiddos really need to follow the directions and strategize! They may ONLY use 10 chips and MUST cover the correct amount of money OR they lose their turn.

2nd Grade version

Shapes, Shapes, Shapes

Today I was fortunate enough to spend my day with 20 NEW teachers to 1st or 2nd grade. They are fabulous ladies with energy, enthusiasm and a strong desire to teach!!

We were able to share ideas and activities and highs and lows in the classroom together.

The activities listed below are the items I shared today.

Plane Shape Posters (Colored)

Shapes, Shapes, Shapes Book- this file also contains:

Shape Monster

Shape Muncher


Shape Monster Story