My friend asked me to help create a little Geometry foldable for her class. I did and thought some of you might be able to use it, too. Print the first two pages on colored cardstock paper, back-to-back. Then print the third page on regular white paper. Each shape has two examples: the basic shape and a real-world example. Students… Read More
When it comes to teaching addition with regrouping do you run and hide? Or do you tackle the skill head-on with enthusiasm? I’m somewhere in the middle. I know just how hard it is for second graders to accomplish, but I also try to remember how proud they feel when it finally clicks for them. As always, students are grasping… Read More
Stopping by the blog today to share a little freebie with you. This one has four pages of practice with balanced equations, each at a slightly different level of difficulty. You can click here to grab this freebie. If you are able to use these pages and want to see more, please let me know. Happy Teaching!
By second grade, most students have a great grasp on odd and even numbers. However, there is always a small handful who need a little intervention. With December being a shorter month, it’s a great focus for intervention groups. Here’s what I use to keep the interest level high with my struggling students while we practice, practice, practice! I don’t… Read More
Students need repeated practice on skills in order to work towards mastery. I recently shared with you how my grade level team uses a customized Daily Math Review for our morning work (click here to read more about it). Another key component of my morning is our math warm-up. A few years ago I purchased this pack from Jen Ross… Read More
Football season is upon us and I thought it would be fun to put a football twist on a math game my students enjoy playing. Second grade students need a lot of opportunities to identify, sort, and count coins. This game is perfect and can easily be differentiated for your students. Coins Container (to hold coins) Recording Sheet Pencil Coin… Read More